Mississauga house fire leaves one woman dead


Firefighters rescued six people from the burning townhouse.
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Longer wait times after sprinkler head bursts in Guelph hospital’s emergency room
Officials are still assessing the damage but about 20 per cent of the emergency department has been taken out of service for at least three weeks. 
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COVID-19: KFL&A Public Health reports 2 new deaths, 101 new cases and 439 active
On Wednesday, Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health reported 101 new cases as well as two new deaths.
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Biden warns Russia’s Putin of ‘severe consequences’ if he attacks Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden said he was "very straightforward" with Putin during their call, warning the Russian leader that he will pay a heavy price if he invades Ukraine.
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4 homes searched, 19 arrested during drug bust: Vernon RCMP
Police say officers located suspected quantities of fentanyl, meth and cocaine, along with weapons and cash.
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Why did Amazon Web Services crash? Here’s what it means
A major outage of Amazon Web Services severely disrupted a wide range of U.S. companies for hours, raising questions about the vulnerability of the internet and how it happened.
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Cracked Cyclones: One military helicopter repaired using reinforcement in the tail
Repairs have been completed on one of the Royal Canadian Air Force's 19 Cyclone helicopters recently found with cracks in its tail.
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2 suspects charged with 1st-degree murder in connection with Toronto man’s death
Toronto police said officers responded to a radio call for a well-being check on May 24 in the area of Broadview Avenue and Queen Street East. 
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Ban on conversion therapy receives royal assent, now law in Canada
Bill C-4 makes providing, promoting or advertising conversion therapy a criminal offence in Canada. It was fast-tracked through the House of Commons and Senate.
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Sask. audit report highlights inconsistencies in inspection, enforcement of vape shops
The provincial audit report found that 19 per cent of more than 1,200 retail locations that sell vape products did not receive an annual inspection in 2020-21.
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312 active COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region
The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Waterloo Region has jumped drastically over the past few days as there were just 230 active cases last Friday.
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Dollarama well-stocked for holidays despite supply chain, inflation woes
"We entered the fourth quarter in a solid inventory position with well-stocked stores ahead of the important holiday season,'' Dollarama CEO Neil Rossy said in a conference call.
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Witness in Chez Cora kidnapping trial says the accused was 'a mentor' to him
Yacin Ben Romdhane said he "didn't ask any questions" about a request to do surveillance on a residence in Mirabel that turned out to be the home of Chez Cora's president.
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COVID-19: HKPR reports 9 new cases, 4 active outbreaks and hospitalized cases
In addition to new COVID-19 cases and outbreaks, the health unit reported Wednesday there are 335 individuals identified as high-risk contacts, up from 285 reported on Monday.
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City of Toronto to hold ‘unprecedented’ fireworks show to ring in new year
Prior to the fireworks show, there will be a livestream from the CN Tower on the City's YouTube page with a mix of live and pre-recorded music and performing arts shows.
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West End homes evacuated after Winnipeg cops spot early-morning explosions
Winnipeg police evacuated some West End homes early Wednesday morning after their helicopter spotted some explosions in the area.
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Ottawa council approves 2% police budget hike in 2022
Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly said there will be no officer layoffs in 2022 despite getting less funding than he wanted in the next year's budget.
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COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 37 cases
The rate of active COVID-19 cases within the MLHU continues to climb dramatically among those in the 0-11 age group, from 33 cases Friday to 80 on Wednesday.
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Second-degree murder charge laid in northeast Edmonton shooting death
At about 12:40 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, police were called to a weapons complaint at a residence in the area of 67 Street and 127 Avenue. 
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Canadiens remain third-most valuable NHL franchise, worth US$1.6 billion
The Rangers and Leafs are the only NHL teams worth more.
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Western, St. Joseph’s partner to offer on-campus domestic violence, sexual assault supports
The partnership will see specialized nurses, doctors and social workers provide services on campus, at no charge, as needed and requested, according to Western.
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Availability of rapid tests crucial for Christmas period, expert says
“If I want to go to a party, I can test myself and say I'm not contagious right now. It's the perfect use of the test at this time."
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Abandoned Manitoba church goes up in flames
The cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, pending an investigation by the Office of the Fire Commissioner, but RCMP said they don't believe anyone was inside at the time.
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Scathing report issued after City of Penticton sells vulnerable woman’s home to pay $10K tax bill
The B.C. ombudsperson says the city sold the woman’s home for $150,000, though the fair market value was $420,000.
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Chanel apologizes after $1,000 advent calendar mocked on social media
Chanel’s limited edition advent calendar with a hefty price tag of $1,025 left consumers disappointed after unboxing videos surface on TikTok.
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Canada’s cabinet still has no official marching orders
Politics Insider for Dec 8, 2021: Justin Trudeau's running late; a former commander is charged with sexual assault; and a new bill could change drug sentencing The post Canada’s cabinet still has no official marching orders appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Former NBA star Joel Anthony named GM of CEBL's Montreal Alliance
Montreal native and 10-year NBA veteran named first general manager of basketball franchise that will begin play in Verdun next May.
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Juhl: 'Miss, can you print this?' and other high-school library distractions
An entire class using the computers, intercom messages, phone calls, someone wants to use the slicer — oh, and there are books, too.
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COVID-19: New Brunswick reports 111 new cases, 10 in schools and child-care facilities
About 80 per cent of active cases within schools are in elementary schools.
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Here’s where Omicron has been found in Ontario
The province has now identified 31 Omicron cases since the COVID-19 variant was first detected in Canada in November.
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Proposed Calgary-to-Banff rail link looking for provincial funds
A new proposal to the Alberta government in hopes a Calgary to Banff rail line could be constructed as a public-private partnership.
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Planning your Grey Cup bets? You’ll likely have to go through OLG, with Ontario’s new gambling market facing delays
The province had planned a December launch, but industry sources say the timeline is now expected to be pushed back to mid-February at the earliest.
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Vinay Menon: All I want for Christmas is you (and your negative COVID test result)
Vinay Menon wonders: Do we have the right to know anyone’s vaccination status?
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Scuba diver solves 21-year-old cold case of missing Tennessee teens
'I can’t believe — it’s been over 20 years that they’ve been sitting there waiting for someone to find them,' scuba diver Jeremy Sides said.
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Moe stands ground amid further criticism for Unified Grassroots phone call
The call to the president of the group, which was involved in a court challenge of the vaccine passport system, took place Friday and reportedly lasted around an hour.
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Tumbler Ridge, B.C. home to 112 million year old crocodile traces
Dr. Charles Helm has contributed to numerous fossil discoveries in the area, from crocodile and dinosaur tracks, to fish fossils, marine reptile fossils, and more.
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