Letter signed by 200 leaders seeks protection for B.C.’s old growth forests.

More than 200 people including scientists, Indigenous leaders, politicians, actors and artists have signed a letter calling on the B.C. government to stop old-growth logging.
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COVID-19: Schools, info campaign will be key elements in vaccinating Hamilton’s youth
Hamilton's medical officer of health says the city is still working on a plan to vaccinate ages five to 11 that 'makes sense.'
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Garbage collection rule changes in Hamilton are focused on employee safety
'We are not banning removable lids, we are not banning flippable lids,' says Craig Murdoch, they just must be easily removable to allow waste collectors to access the material.
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Police recover some RCMP, Edmonton police uniforms, still searching for other stolen items
Some stolen RCMP and Edmonton police uniforms have been recovered following a theft earlier this month, but the search is still on for some other gear and equipment.
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B.C. farm family ‘let down’ after second kitten stolen in less than two weeks
According to the Aldor Acres Family Farm Facebook page, two kittens have been stolen from the Glen Valley, B.C. property in under two weeks.
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Coderre promises a summit on trucks, off-peak hours for deliveries
The mayoral candidate would hold a meeting to find the best practices to improve the safety of trucks making deliveries in the city.
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With his cabinet shuffle, Trudeau floods the zone
Andrew MacDougall: In a big shuffle that featured some curious moves, at least one thing was clear: the PM's focus on keeping open his path to victory The post With his cabinet shuffle, Trudeau floods the zone appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Coast guard says 106 containers, not 40, fell off cargo ship near Victoria
It says authorities now have a list of contents from all containers identified as being lost, including industrial and car parts, Christmas decorations, sofas, poker tables, clothing, toys, yoga mats, stand up paddle boards
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TTC says service reductions expected when COVID-19 vaccine mandate takes effect
The TTC said it has developed 'temporary schedules' taking into account employees who will be unable to work once the COVID vaccine mandate goes into effect on Nov. 20.
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5 things you might have missed in Trudeau's cabinet shakeup
There were some obvious storylines out of Tuesday's cabinet shakeup, including new faces in the health, foreign affairs, and national defence portfolios, but some other interesting takeaways may have flown under the radar.
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Woman in her 40s latest COVID-19 victim in Waterloo Region
Waterloo Public Health reported a new COVID-19-related death on Wednesday, raising the death toll in the area up to 303.
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'Be creatively safe' this Halloween, COVID-19 researchers stress
Have fun trick-or-treating or at parties, but take steps to protect yourself and others from transmission, they recommend.
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Muskoka man who fought off bear recognized for bravery
According to police, a short physical confrontation took place before the man fought the black bear off and it left through a door.
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COVID-19: MLHU reports 13 cases, SWPH adds 12 cases and 1 death
Southwestern Public Health reported one death Wednesday, involving a woman in her 70s from Oxford County. SWPH also added 12 more cases to its tally.
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What the Puck: Weber's status another dark cloud over Canadiens
The team captain has not officially retired and it's clear that a lack of leadership is one of the reasons this team is floundering so badly.
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Former Premier Jean Charest accuses CAQ ministers of tarnishing his name
Former Premier Jean Charest has objected to two Coalition Avenir Québec cabinet ministers making use of the book PLQ Inc. Charest says nothing in the book has been proven and the source of information is illegal leaks from UPAC.
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Eighty-pound dinosaur statue stolen from Burnaby, B.C. backyard
According to tweets from Burnaby RCMP, the statue was reportedly part of the Alberta Pavilion at Expo 86 in Vancouver.
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Vinay Menon: Paris Hilton only needs one thing — and it’s not on her glittering, gaudy wedding registry
Forget the Lalique Pivoines Bowl; if you can strike a blow against an industry profiting off the mistreatment of children and teens, then you’ve done something for the bride, writes Vinay Menon.
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Majority of Quebecers think Legault is doing ‘poor job’ on health care, poll suggests
The share of Quebecers who approve of the CAQ government's handling of the crucial portfolio has been declining since 2019.
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Kasey Wilson: Vegetables aren't just good for you, they can taste great as well
“This recipe is a great side mostly because of the maple syrup and balsamic vinegar that candy the sprouts,” Trish Magwood writes.
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COVID-19: Active cases down to 4 for Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit
The health unit is hosting mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week in Port Hope, Lindsay, Castleton and Codrington.
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Nearly half of Canadian workers think working remotely could hinder career growth: survey
However, 77 per cent believe flexibility is a key factor that'll be part of their decision to stay with or leave a company.
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Indigenous leaders seek apology as Pope plans Canadian visit
There has not been a papal visit to Canada since Pope John Paul II came for World Youth Day in Toronto in 2002. John Paul II was the first pope to come to Canada in 1984.
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Sexual abuse survivor, ex-player speaks about Blackhawks scandal: ‘No one thought about the victim’
A sexual abuse survivor said the issue in hockey has become well-known, and if the Blackhawks brass really wanted to save their jobs, they should have come forward immediately.
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COVID-19: N.B. reports 1 death, 57 new cases as outbreak declared at emergency shelter
The province said a person in their 90s in the Moncton region has died as a result of the virus.
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More than 100 shipping containers fell from crippled cargo ship off B.C. coast
The severity of a marine disaster off Vancouver Island is far worse than first reported, according to internal coast guard communications obtained by CTV News.
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Nova Scotia reports 26 new cases of COVID-19, mostly in Central Zone
With 14 recoveries, there are now 146 active cases of COVID-19.
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COVID-19: Pandemic in B.C. 'largely stable,' says independent modelling group
The COVID-19 pandemic is “largely stable” in British Columbia, with infection rates slowly declining from the fourth-wave peak in September, according to an independent modelling group. In a report released Wednesday, the B.C. COVID-19 Modelling Group said new cases are decreasing at a rate of about two per cent a day, with the strongest decline […]
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