Dan Fumano: 'Baby step' or too far? Vancouver city council mulls social-housing move

Opinion: Council faces decision on whether to shift the balance — slightly — toward making it easier to build the kind of housing Vancouverites say they support.
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Families want visitor rules relaxed in highly vaccinated Ontario long-term care homes
"It's just cruel not to let them come down and actually spend a little bit of time outside with their loved ones, with their grandchildren, with their nieces and nephews."
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Palestinian families and children are being killed. Why is it so quiet?
While death and suffering inflicted on Israeli civilians is as troubling as it is on the Palestinian side, any violent retaliation has to be viewed in context: Israel’s Defence Forces (IDF) is supported with billions of dollars of American aid, a powerful air force and intelligence-gathering system, Shenaz Kermalli writes.
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A pandemic bright spot: Sales of vinyl records have exploded in Canada
If you thought that we'd reached peak vinyl and that Canadians' renewed love affair with record had come to an end, you might want to reexamine those assumptons.
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An Ontario criminal lawyer killed at home with her husband. Why the prime suspect was a Satan’s Choice biker who once wrestled Hulk Hogan
The outlaw biker named Johnny K-9 died quietly at in a Toronto halfway house in 2007. The 1998 shotgun deaths of Lynn and Fred Gilbank remain unsolved.
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Police investigating after person found dead in Toronto parking lot
Police said they were called to the area of Dufferin Street and Queen Street West at 7:24 a.m.
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The future of the Raptors roster and Masai Ujiri's future dominate Ye Olde Mailbag
Lots to chew on including questions about the WNBA, end-of-season awards and the Canadian national team
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Two people dead following shooting in Listuguj
After a multi-hour standoff with police, a 28-year-old man man surrendered. Quebec's police watchdog is investigating the episode.
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Toronto police investigating after finding body in a Parkdale parking lot
Police said the body showed obvious signs of trauma and they are treating the death as suspicious
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Where the streets have explorers’ names, some Halifax residents call for change
"Many of the streets are named after explorers to honour white explorers, and it provoked absolutely no discussion."
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Motorcyclist, 20, dies after north-end London, Ont., crash
Police say emergency crews were called to the area of Fanshawe Park Road East and Trossacks Avenue Friday in relation to a collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.
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Fitness: Canadians can’t get enough of pickleball
It isn’t about who has the hardest shot, and the family-friendly rules make it easy for kids and teens to play with parents and grandparents.
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Canadiens can’t risk losing goalie Allen to Kraken | HI/O Bonus
Goalie needs to be protected ahead of expansion draft
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Kobe Bryant inducted posthumously into Basketball Hall of Fame
Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant was inducted posthumously into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday part of a star-studded group that also included Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.
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Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City leave 33 dead
The Gaza Health Ministry said 10 women and eight children were among those killed, with another 50 people wounded in the attack.
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A look at what we know about VITT, the rare blood clotting disorder
VITT continues to draw significant attention, but experts maintain the event is exceedingly rare -- and treatable, in most cases.
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While you were sleeping: Perhaps there are things to look forward to
It could happen.
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Israeli strikes kill 33, topple buildings in Gaza City
Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 33 people Sunday, medics said, making it the deadliest single attack since heavy fighting broke out between Israel and the territory's militant Hamas rulers nearly a week ago.
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Why don’t Canadians like Canadian TV? Check out these Canadian Screen Awards nominees, many of which have a comparable U.S. counterpart
Seeing as how we Canadians like American stuff so much, Deb Yeo, took shows nominated for Best TV Comedy or Drama and compared them to a U.S. program. (Plus how to watch and catch up)
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Broadcasting, budgets and MAiD
What to watch for in the week ahead on Parliament Hill.
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Israeli strikes kill 33, topple buildings in Gaza City
At least 181 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, including 52 children and 31 women. Eight people in Israel have been killed, including a 5-year-old boy and a soldier.
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U.K. prepares for major reopening as new COVID-19 variant sparks worry
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the variant, formally known as B.1.617.2, is more transmissible than the U.K.'s main strain and will likely "become the dominant variant.''
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Today’s coronavirus news: Health Canada says 37 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines could be shipped in May and June
Health Canada says up to 37 million doses of vaccine could be shipped in May and June, but only 20.3 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and 1.04 million doses of Moderna are confirmed.
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Severe cyclone heading toward southern India; 4 dead
A severe cyclone is roaring in the Arabian Sea off southwestern India with winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour (87 miles per hour), already causing heavy rains and flooding that have killed at least four people, officials said Sunday.
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Islamic nations hold emergency summit on Israel-Gaza attacks
The 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation opened an emergency meeting Sunday over the heavy fighting between Israel and the Gaza Strip's militant Hamas rulers, the first major move among Mideast nations still grappling with how to address the conflict.
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A look at who the provinces plan to vaccinate against COVID-19 in the coming weeks
Here's a list of the inoculation plans throughout Canada.
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A workplace resignation boom may be looming. Here’s why
Whether it’s because of burnout, the need to care for family members or a desire to reskill and make a career change, a wave of resignations is in the mail.
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These are the Toronto neighbourhoods that have the highest and lowest vaccination rates so far
The rates range from close to 70 per cent in Kingsway South in Etobicoke to about half that in Kensington-Chinatown.
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Martin Regg Cohn: Doug Ford’s popularity is in free fall. Is he finished?
Premier Doug Ford’s COVID bump in the polls is in the past, Ford’s personal approval ratings are in free fall, and the PCs have tumbled in the party standings, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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Decades after Motherisk wrongful conviction, we’ve cleared a woman but fixed nothing
The lessons of Joyce Hayman’s wrongful conviction due to the Sick Kids Motherisk program parallel the many failures of accountability during COVID. The unnecessary third wave. The deaths that did not have to happen. Everything, ultimately, can be traced to the failure of those in authority to understand that the exercise of power, without wisdom and integrity, betrays society.
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