Scheer calls McCallum’s comments to China “reprehensible”

The federal conservative leader is accusing the country’s former ambassador to China of tampering with this Fall’s election. Andrew Scheer says John McCallum’s warning to China to lay off future trade barriers because it could help the conservatives win was out of line. Scheer says the comments invited foreign interference.

Hurricane watch issued as New Orleans is already flooded

New Orleans streets are already flooded and it looks like things could get a lot worse. The Associated Press reports that Louisiana has declared a state of emergency as a hurricane watch was issued. The National Hurricane Center says conditions are favourable for the storm to hit the state on Saturday.

Those who drink beverages with more than 5% sugar daily at higher risk of cancer

A glass of surgery fluid a day could increase the chances of cancer. That is according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. The organization followed more than 100,000 people over a five-year span. It found those who drink anything with more than five per cent sugar every day are more likely to get cancer.