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Nokia Witnesses a Spate of High Level Changes

Nokia's Executive Vice President, Anssi Vanjoki, is reported to mark a departure from the Company. Anssi, who currently spearheads the Mobile Solutions unit of the Company, had given a six month notice period earlier.

The news serves as a blow for the mobile giant, as the Company has recently witnessed the ouster of its Chief Executive Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo.

Nokia had announced Stephen Elop, as its new Chief Executive, in place of Kallasvuo. Kallasvuo, a Canadian, previously headed software division in Microsoft.

Enbridge Starts Work on The Damaged Pipe on Saturday

The work on the damaged pipeline in Romeoville, Illinois would initiate on Saturday, as Enbridge Incorporation stepped in to stop the leakage. This leak forced Enbridge to bring the process of shipping crude oil from Canada to US, to a halt when it was detected two days ago.

The damaged pipe was part of a line that controls the business of 459,000 barrels in a day. With Canada being the largest foreign supplier of crude oil to the US, beating Saudi Arabia, the damaged pipe would massively delay the flow of business, causing immense losses.

Sufferer of Collision is in Stable Condition

The victim of the collision of a truck and a tractor near 5th Line and McDiarmid roads has recovered and is out of danger.

The accident took place at about 9:25 p.m. on Friday. As told by the firefighters, the man driving the truck was all alone and with the crash, the truck ran in a gully landing on its wheels. The leg and foot of the man were ensnared.

In order to take out the man from the truck, the firefighters had to remove some parts of the truck such as its roof, sides and floor. After 30 minutes, the man was taken out.

Have a Look at Day 2 of ‘Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2010’

Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2010 initiated by the Canadian Cancer Society has begun its journey. Shaun Thomas, editor of Prince Rupert Northern View, is also taking part in it and would provide the constant information about the trip.

As reported by Thomas, the second day of the Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2010 was marked by the participation of 27 riders for cycling from Vanderhoof to Fort St. James and then going down to Fraser Lake covering 170 kilometre in total.

Oil to Be Hiked in Six Weeks

In six week’s time, oil hiked, which is after a pipeline that would carry Canadian oil to refineries set up in the U. S. Midwest, was shut down due to suspected leak problem.

Post Enbridge Energy Partners LP’s shutting down of its Line 6A, which is a part of the system that can capably transport 670,000 barrels each day from Canada, futures rose up by as much as 3.2%.

The nation is the biggest source of U. S. imports, where it sent 2.2 million barrels of oil in month of June, as informed by the Energy Department.

World Suicide Prevention Day to Bring About a Change

Lifting the veil on the topic of suicide is of immense importance says Wall, the Winnipeg Suicide Prevention Network’s co-chair and Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention’s Executive Director.

On the event of World Suicide Prevention Day, several Manitobans are said to have gathered to learn and discuss the ways to read signs of a suicidal person and help develop some ways to deal with it.

CEO of Sun Country Health Region Terminated by the Board

News buzz is that the Chief Executive Officer of the Sun Country Health Region, Cal Tant has been sacked.

On Thursday, the board for the area fired Tant, after saying that they did not have trust in his leadership qualities anymore.

Board Chair, Sharon Bauche said that an assessment into the hiring strategies of Tant had been done, which led to this decision. He said that there were a lot of things, which were bothering them.

Vancouver Luncheon Collects $150,000 for Spreading Word about Ovarian Cancer

On Friday, a luncheon was able to fetch in $150,000 intended for spreading consciousness about ovarian cancer, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

National Director of Marketing and Communications for Ovarian Cancer Canada, Karen CinqMars considers this a big victory, where more than 1,000 people attended the luncheon and $300,000 was collected.

President and CEO of the Business Council of B.C., Virginia Greene fronted the luncheon, while it was arranged by a committee. Greene herself is a victim of ovarian cancer.

Leadbetter Cowboy Beef Burgers Infected with E. coli

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has warned that Leadbetters Cowboy Beef Burgers are contaminated with E. coli.

According to the agency, as many as five people have been diagnosed with E. coli infection after eating Leadbetter Cowboy Beef Burgers. One more case is also suspected, but is under investigation.

Dr. David Williams, who is the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Ontario, said that more cases are expected. While talking to CBC News, he further said that a few cases have been reported from a youth camp in Ontario.

Mental Disorder Cases on the Rise after the Shooting Incident at Dawson College

Kimveer Gill in Sept. 2006 killed an 18-year-old Anastasia De Sousa, when he suddenly started firing at the Montreal college. In that incident as many as 19 people got injured. Gill finally committed suicide.

After that incident, the students and staff of that college were in deep trauma. The after effects of the shooting have been so deep that people still get afraid while remembering the incident.

This finding has been revealed in a study conducted by the researchers at McGill University.

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