Montreal wants sustainable finance organization's head office built here

The bid to bring the International Sustainability Standards Board's head office here is supported by the Montreal and Quebec governments.
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N.B. reports two COVID-related deaths, cases at 52 schools in past three weeks
Since Sept. 7 when the new school year began, 52 schools and 24 early learning and child-care facilities have had confirmed cases of COVID-19. 
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2 victims of Collingwood non-suspicious fire identified
One of the victims died at the scene, while another passed away at the hospital as a result of smoke inhalation, according to police.
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Science table says Ontario’s 4th wave has ‘flattened,’ releases ‘wide range’ of case projections
Ontario's COVID-19 Science Advisory Table says the fourth wave in Ontario has 'flattened' and has released what it described as a 'wide range' of case projections.
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Canada’s oil industry dealt a financial blow as pension giant divests itself of investment in fossil fuel
The move by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will make it harder for Canadian oil and gas producers to raise money for new wells and oil sands projects
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Talking sex with your kids? How to forego the dire warnings and be sex positive
Instead of framing sex as harmful — STIs, unwanted pregnancies — we need to talk about it as part of the human experience shifts toward understanding consent, respect
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Have Your Say: How do you frame talking sex with your teens?
While the traditional approach has been rooted in controlling sexuality, a sex-positive perspective helps kids understand sex can be joyful
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Canadian housing market vulnerability increases, but Vancouver’s drops: CMHC
The vulnerability of Vancouver's housing market is trending downward as the rest of Canada heats up, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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COVID-19: MLHU reports 16 cases, while over 80% of those eligible fully immunized
The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting outbreaks at four local schools and two child-care or early years centres in the region.
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Toronto man wanted for first-degree murder in disappearance of Markham couple
York Region Police now say the disappearance of Quoc Tran, 35, and Kristy Nguyen, 25, is the result of a targeted attack.
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Guelph police receive nearly 50 accidental 911 calls in 24 hours
Guelph police say they want to remind the public to stay on the line after receiving nearly 50 accidental 911 calls in a 24-hour period.
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Vinay Menon: Why is Tim Hortons getting into fashion when it still hasn’t figured out how to make decent coffee?
Tim’s Double Double Collection launches Wednesday. Maybe I do not grasp the pent-up demand for branded Timmie hoodies in the beige shade of the company’s popular joe, a middling beverage that in my opinion tastes like warm pond sludge and human suffering, writes Vinay Menon.
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Charges considered against Transit Police officer involved in Surrey crash
The accident involving an unmarked Transit Police vehicle and a Volkswagen Jetta happened around 11 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2020
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Halifax to open mobile shower for people experiencing homelessness
Halifax Regional Council passed a motion on Tuesday that would have staff identify a location to house the shower trailer.
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Dream Lottery returns to London, Ont. with grand prize option unveiling
Since its inception 25 years ago, the Dream Lottery has raised more than $47 million for local hospitals such as London Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Health Care London.
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Marie-Josée Viau tells jury she lived in fear for months
Defendant in murder trial said the only time she told the truth while being secretly recorded was when she expressed fears of being killed.
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Vancouver Fall Home Show: Artisan market curated by Got Craft?
More than 20 vendors participating in the market will be showcasing artisan-made chocolates, baby clothes, home goods, statement jewellery, candles, ceramics and more
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For a Broadway torn by a pandemic, a split-personality Tony Awards
With so much on its to-do list, how did the Tonys do? Jesse Green, The New York Times’ chief theater critic, discussed the presentation — or, rather, the presentations: one on Paramount+ and one on CBS — with James Poniewozik, The Times’ chief television critic, and contributor Elisabeth Vincentelli.
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Toronto watchdog to investigate homeless encampment clearings
As an inquiry is announced, the city is quietly trying new outreach in Dufferin Grove Park to house encampment residents, the Star has learned.
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RCMP end search for two Labrador fishermen reported missing more than a week ago
The Mounties issued a statement today saying the 10-day search for the men covered 9,460 square nautical miles.
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Lower COVID-19 cases in Ottawa coincide with rising hospitalizations
Ottawa Public Health is reporting 16 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, but the number of people in hospital with the virus locally rose to 17.
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What it will really take to rename Toronto’s Dundas Street
Toronto’s iconic Dundas Street is about to get a new, more inclusive identity. But renaming a major thoroughfare that runs through the heart of Canada’s largest city is no small undertaking. The post What it will really take to rename Toronto’s Dundas Street appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Greens to appoint interim leader to steady troubled party, with May floated as option
Elizabeth May could return to the Greens as interim leader to stabilize the embattled party.
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‘Burnt out and pushed beyond their limits’: nurses struggle to work and care for own families
Nurses across the country say the fourth wave is pushing them to exhaustion and it's taking a toll on their families.
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Trudeau says he will share decision on Huawei 5G tech in 'coming weeks'
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he hopes to share a decision on whether to ban Huawei Technologies from Canada's 5G wireless network rollout 'in the coming weeks.'
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Neighbourly Netflix: Check out online the Canadian locations for your favourite shows
Streaming service has launched a website — netflixinyourneighbourhood.ca — to specifically celebrate the Canadian locations it has used for many of its productions
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COVID-19: Manitoba reports 42 new cases, 2 deaths
Health officials say 29 of Manitoba’s latest infections are among people who had yet to be fully vaccinated.
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Saskatchewan to allow employers to ask workers for proof of vaccination
The Saskatchewan government said new regulations will allow employers to voluntarily opt in if they wish to implement a proof-of-vaccination or negative test policy for employees.
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This Just In: Chanel Sublimage Le Baume, Minori Cream Highlighter and Valmont Eye Regenerating Mask 
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Kasey Wilson: Doing the bibimbap bop
Bibimbap is absolutely delicious, and ever so fun to say.
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Events in Metro Vancouver: Live and virtual things to do Sept. 30 – Oct. 6
Whether you’re looking for date-night ideas, free things to do or just something fun to do with the kids, you can’t go wrong with our list of events happening around Metro Vancouver between Sept. 30-Oct 6. Headlining this week’s picks is Scotiabank’s 20th Anniversary Edition of its annual Open House. For more ideas, click HERE […]
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The It List: Vancouver brand Brunette partners with Benefit Cosmetics for sweet sweater collab
Vancouver-based clothing brand Brunette the Label has teamed up with Benefit Cosmetics for a limited-edition collaboration.
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Parliament will return before the end of fall, Trudeau says
"A few hours ago I spoke with the Governor General and confirmed for her that it is my intention of forming the next government," Trudeau said.
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RCMP investigate Red Deer armed carjacking, potentially linked to Lacombe incident
RCMP are investigating two separate armed carjackings in Red Deer and Lacombe that occurred on Sept. 27. The male suspect remains in hospital.
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Joseph Chang found guilty of 2nd-degree murder of his girlfriend in Mississauga in 2018
A Toronto drug dealer who shot his longtime girlfriend Alicia Lewandowski to death in Mississauga in March 2018 has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
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Reality check: Comparing Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine uptake after $100 incentive and passport
Kenney said 120,000 people have received their first vaccine shot since a $100 incentive was announced — but he failed to mention how the vaccine passport increased uptake.
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