What’s Happening – May 19, 2017

Here’s what’s trending worldwide:

Waterfront areas have been closed off in the following parks: Sutherland, City, Strathcona, Rotary beach, Kinsmen, the Lake Avenue Beach Access to Burne Avenue Beach Access, Francis Avenue and at the Maude Roxby Bird Sanctuary.

-The fire ban starts today at noon and goes until October 15th.

-The Pemberton music festival has been cancelled with the organizers filing for bankruptcy.

-The federal government may scrap its plans to buy fighter jets from Boeing over its claims that Bombardier sold aircraft below-cost south of the border.

-The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will head up a review of new opioid prescription guidelines.

-Russia is warning, the latest move by Ottawa could cause significant diplomatic damage.

-A new report says the province of Nunavut could benefit from a national food policy.

Jerhett Schafer

May 19th, 2017

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