Major water service interruption for some Vernon, B.C., residents due to water main break

An emergency repair job on a water main in the Greater Vernon area means a 24 hour water shut off for some customers in the city's BX area.
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Doctors, journalists arrested in Egypt for criticizing country’s coronavirus outbreak
As Egyptian authorities fight the swelling coronavirus outbreak, security agencies have tried to stifle criticism about the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's handling of the health crisis.
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SEX FILES: Would you wear a mask to make love during tough pandemic times?
Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the sex scene in The Naked Gun. If you had a Blockbuster membership around the same time Brian Mulroney was Prime Minister or – let’s be real – spent many a hungover Sunday afternoon in university watching TBS movie marathons (ahem, me), you know exactly what […]
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How the pandemic is spurring a wave of ‘stress spending’
Spending can relieve anxiety or help people feel more in control — but beware of spending money you don’t have or chipping into savings, experts say.
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Cameras across Toronto will start ticketing speeders, fines mailed to car owners
The City of Toronto will officially begin using 50 automated speed enforcement cameras (ASE) to issue fines to drivers who speed starting Monday.
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5 things to know for Monday, July 6, 2020
Canada has had more than 105,500 total cases of COVID-19, with more than 69,000 considered recovered.
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China warns citizens travelling to Canada to exercise caution, citing ‘violent actions’
China warned its citizens on Monday to exercise caution in travelling to Canada, citing "frequent violent actions" by law enforcement, amid ongoing tensions between Beijing and Ottawa.
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Peel police look for suspects after three men stabbed in Brampton
The stabbing took place near McLaughlin Road and Bovaird Drive early Monday morning.
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Feds prepare to release snapshot of Canada’s economic health amid coronavirus 
Opposition parties have laid out their demands for the federal Liberal government as Ottawa prepares to update Canadians on the country's finances after four months of COVID-19 -- and where it expects the economy to head for the rest of the year.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Some Ontario’s courts to resume in-person proceedings; India now third-worst affected country; Australia closes state border after spike in cases
Meanwhile, the Blue Jays returned to Toronto late Sunday from Florida and will be quarantined at the Rogers Centre and its adjoining hotel.
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Coronavirus: Ontario courts resume some in-person proceedings
In the courthouses that are reopening, there will be plexiglass barriers in courtrooms, interview rooms, intake offices and at public counters.
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ASK AMY: New mate struggles to join pack
Dear Amy: Three months ago, I started dating a woman I’ve been very good friends with for two years. She has a dog she adopted from a shelter 10 years ago. I love dogs. We often take “Buster” for walks — he is cute, friendly, and well-behaved, but he has incredible separation anxiety and barks […]
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Montreal artist tired of online companies stealing her work
Ishita Banerjee has been finding copies of her abstract prints for sale on foreign websites, at drastically reduced prices, without her permission.
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What's in the water? A breakdown of some of the pollutants around Montreal
The pollutants can be divided into two categories: historical contaminants and emerging contaminants.
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Montreal weather: The hot week begins now
If you like bright sun and highs that start with a three, you're in luck.
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COMMENTARY: With Hong Kong’s fate sealed, Canada must side with Taiwan against China
The stark lesson to be learned from Hong Kong and China’s many aggressions is that it makes its own rules. Canada has been a notoriously slow learner, Matthew Fisher says.
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Rick Zamperin: CFL’s newest coronavirus plan is way out of the box
In an effort to find a way back onto the gridiron this year, the league has reportedly floated a proposal that includes a six-game regular season and an expanded eight-team playoff.
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Seven years after tragedy, Lac-Mégantic inaugurates space for memories to live on
Mayor Julie Morin says residents’ collective efforts to rebuild the shattered Quebec town have been helping them move forward.
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Is it safe to swim near Montreal?
Chemicals from an industrial past linger in the sediment, but Montrealers are taking to the water in greater numbers as pool access is limited.
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‘Stock market crashes are a fact of life’: Five hard-won lessons from the pandemic for investors
Learn to live with occasional stock market crashes and don’t let emotions keep you from making smart investment decisions, writes David Aston.
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What high school students really need this fall
After an extensive period away from the classroom, strategies must be put in place to integrate students back into the learning environment — the most important being time to adjust.
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Ontario to end streaming in Grade 9 and change other ‘racist, discriminatory’ practices
Education Minister Stephen Lecce says “the status quo is indefensible.”
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My ex-brother-in-law’s spinelessness has left me in a foster-mother role: Ask Ellie
When your niece returns to school, writes advice columnist Ellie, you both need to set up a schedule for school work, and rules of engagement for living together
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Have your financial plans changed because of the pandemic? A mid-year check-in will get you back on track
Reviewing your will, and your life, disability and critical illness insurance should be part of your review.
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It’s time for more photo radar to crack down on speeders
‘Given the behaviour we witness daily, it’s time to use photo radar on more roads known to have significant speeding problems not just a few school and community safety zones.’
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Quiet diplomacy isn’t working for Kovrig and Spavor
The Trudeau government must redouble its efforts to secure the two Michaels’ release through more aggressive means. Quiet diplomacy is not working. It is time to raise the volume.
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Return to sport should be about safety, not prizes
Reopening high performance and professional sport should focus on ensuring it is safe, clean, equitable and infused with a commitment to solidarity and the common good.
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It’s not all that Black and White
‘Let’s join in and each poke at a pebble that may dislodge a boulder in the fight against racism.’
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Toronto unleashes killer fungus in its last stand against an invasive insect wiping out our ash trees
The city is trapping the destructive insects and infecting them with a killer fungus that they spread to others.
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Their lives have been defined by trauma. Why kick kids out of foster care and group homes when they turn 18?
‘Imagine the most difficult thing you’ve had to go through ... and then imagine you didn’t have your parents to go through it with you. We go through this every day.’
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As travel increases, Canada boosting presence of health officials at airports, U.S. border
Newly released data from the Canada Border Services Agency shows a spike in the number of international air travellers arriving in Canada.
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Premier Doug Ford to fast-track construction of housing adjacent to new transit stations
The Progressive Conservatives want to expedite construction of thousands of homes at more than a dozen new transit stations to help Ontario from rebound the COVID-19 pandemic, the Star has learned. “This is a major change from the way Toronto has built transit before,” says a source.
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