Wednesday January 23rd 2019
Special Weather Statement in effect:
Today: Mainly sunny this morning. Clouding over this afternoon, chance of flurries. High -2.
Tonight: Snow changing to rain. 5cm snow. Up to 40mm of rain.
A former teacher at Memorial High School in Sydney Mines has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a youth. 53 year old Lawrence Summerell was arrested in September & charged with 5 offences. The incidents happened in 2017 when Summerell was a teacher at Memorial.
Details are being released about the kidnapping & killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso last week. The gunmen who kidnapped Kirk Woodman of Halifax had also stolen a number of items, including money, cellphones and computers. Police are still searching for suspects.
Canada’s new food guide was unveiled in Montreal yesterday without food groups or recommended servings. Instead you’re now encouraged to follow 3 guidelines on: what to eat regularly, what to avoid & the importance of cooking meals at home. The last time Canada’s food guide was revised was in 2007.
DET 3 – EDM 2
CGY 3 – CAR 2
ARI 3 – OTT 2
TOR 120 – SAC 105