Wednesday, January 20


Emmy Awards, Uncategorized

‘Schitt’s Creek’ sweeps comedy categories at Emmy Awards – The Canadian News

LOS ANGELES - "Schitt's Creek," the small Canadian show about a family of fish out of water, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a sweep of comedy awards, something that not even TV greats like "Frasier" and "Modern Family" managed to achieve. The Pop TV show awards included best comedy series and awards for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father and son Eugene and Daniel Levy. "Our show at its core is about the transformative effects of love and acceptance, and this is something we need more now than ever," said co-creator and star Daniel Levy, who encouraged people to register and vote to achieve that goal. O'Hara accepted the award virtually at the pandemic-proof ceremony, which included several winners who signaled that the November 3 general election was ...

FBI Searching For ‘Band-Aid Bandit’ Suspected Of Robbing Multiple Utah Banks

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The FBI is asking for the public’s help tracking down a man they’ve dubbed the “Band-Aid Bandit” because he’s been observed wearing bandages on his fingers. According to an FBI statement, the suspect unknown suspect has allegedly targeted multiple banks and credit unions along the Wasatch Front beginning in December 2019. He’s described as a white male with a medium build who is 5 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet tall. He reportedly changes his appearance and wears different hats during the robberies.jQuery( document ).ready(function($) {Galleria.loadTheme('
Coronavirus Utah, Coronavirus: Stronger Together, Local News, Positively 50+, Uncategorized

Utah Volunteer Has Helped Provide 7 Million Meals

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – One in eight children in Utah goes hungry each day, likely more than that because of COVID-19. A Utah man who has faced many challenges is hoping to change that through helping his community. Ginger, turmeric and lemon are the ingredients Jose Valladares’ grandmother used to stay healthy. “I drink this tea every day,” said Valladares, who lives in West Valley City. Jose Valladares makes the tea his grandmother taught him to make to boost his immunity. He wants to stay healthy so he can continue fighting hunger. “It’s very strong.” He drinks it to boost his immunity so he can keep feeding Utah’s Hungry. “I feel protected.” Valladares runs two mobile food banks each week. He’s helped provide 7 million meals to Utahns so far. “So many people lo...
promotion, Uncategorized

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Health, Local News, Uncategorized

UofU’s New Rehabilitation Hospital Helps Man With Broken Neck Walk Again

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Spinal cord injuries and brain trauma can be life altering but a new state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital in Utah is giving people hope, especially for a man who broke his neck and his mother. When he needed her, nothing could keep single mom Dori Sugihara away from her son. Not miles nor a pandemic. “We got to touch him. We got to see him through Facetime, but it’s still not the same,” said Sugihara, who lives in Hawaii. Her son, Ohlen Sugihara, of West Haven, is in the Air Force, and loves to swim and restore old cars. Dori hopes Ohlen’s treatment at University of Utah Health’s new Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital will give him back his life. Ohlen swung into shallow water at Pineview Reservoir July 1st, hitting the bottom head f...
Crime, Local News, Uncategorized

33 Arrested After Statewide Sex Offender Compliance Operation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – U.S. Marshals, deputies and officers from 11 law enforcement agencies spread across Utah to conduct “Operation Reboot,” believed to be the largest sex offender compliance operation in state history. Officers and agents arrested 33 people including child rapists, parole fugitives and offenders living in homes with children present. The status of an additional 125 offenders has not been verified. “Operation Reboot” started Aug. 3 and ended Aug. 14. The goal was to go door-to-door and utilize the U.S. Marshals Service Violent Fugitive Apprehension Team to remove violent fugitive sex offenders from Utah communities and use investigative techniques to check on 1,000 of the 8,000 sex offenders who are required to register with the state, officials s...

Minks In Utah Are First In U.S. To Test Positive For SARS-CoV-2

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Authorities have identified five minks at two Utah farms that have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the animal virus that’s linked to COVIDj-19 in humans. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Service Laboratory confirmed the cases are the first to be identified in the United States. The Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory completed necropsies on several dead minks from the two farms after it was reported that there was an unusually high mortality rate among the minks, according to a statement from the Utah Department of Agriculture. The mink farms have been completely quarantined. “My office is dedicated to containing SARS-CoV-2 by implementing stringent biosecurity measures where needed,” according to state veterinarian D...

Dog abandoned in hot car in Sherway Gardens parking lot – The Canadian News

A close call this afternoon when first responders were alerted to a dog left alone in a hot car in the Sherway Gardens parking lot. Police say the car windows were only slightly open. Toronto Fire went to the scene to rescue the trapped canine that was in danger. Officers will remain with the dog until the Department of Animal Services arrives or the owner is found. Police emphasized that doing this is not only deadly for pets, but also against the law for pet owners.
Local, Uncategorized

Woman found with ‘obvious signs of trauma’ in Brampton garage – Toronto CityNews

A woman was rushed to hospital after being found in a garage in Brampton. Peel's paramedics were called to the home on Treeline Boulevard and Linstock Road just after 7 p.m. The woman was found with obvious signs of trauma. Police say it is unknown what caused her injuries. The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. No further details have been released. More to come
private schools, public schools, School Reopening, Uncategorized

Private school plans that include smaller class sizes show stark inequalities in education – The Canadian News

With children in public and private schools, Toronto mother Karuna Satov is weighing two very different back-to-school pandemic plans. Your youngest son and daughter's private center elementary school offers smaller classes, an expanded outdoor program, air purifiers in each classroom, more hand-washing stations, and additional teachers to allow for smaller groups and greater supervision . Things are less clear at his 13-year-old daughter's public high school, and Satov fears that the long-standing disparities between each system will be especially stark this year. She notes that the school board has told families to expect an alternate schedule of face-to-face and remote classes. But Satov wants to know more about the particular curriculum at his daughter's performing arts s...