Moncton turkey drive faced toughest year in over two decades
A study released by the Fraser Institute indicated that the rate of charitable donations in Atlantic Canada is well below the already declining national average.
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May take ‘a couple of years’ for COVID-19 to reach ‘low, endemic rates’ in Ontario: top doctor
"I do see a time when we'll have low, endemic rates and it will turn out to be like influenza or other winter respiratory viruses where there's a seasonality to it."
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Élections Montréal says no anomalies found, no way to examine rejected ballots
The office says that while no anomalies occurred in Montreal's November municipal election, it is nonetheless calling for a "modernization of the electoral process."
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New Brunswick capital budget adds $78M in spending
The capital budget is set to add $78,1 million to its spending for a total of $746.8 million for the next fiscal year, which is more than accounted for in the five-year plan.
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N.S. funding overdose prevention sites for Halifax and Sydney
Nova Scotia is establishing two overdose prevention sites in Halifax and Sydney that will be safe spaces for users. On-site testing will ensure the user's supply isn't tainted.
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Maritime Holiday Food Drive aims to raise funds, collect healthy food for local food banks
A recent report from Food Banks Canada shows Maritimers are visiting food banks almost 50,000 times per month.
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Tsawwassen teen found dead, girl has been missing for four days
“Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding her death,” says Delta Police's Cris Leykauf.
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Semi-truck hauling hay collides with school bus carrying children near Flintoft, Sask.: RCMP
According to RCMP, a semi hauling hay collided with a school bus carrying children near Flintoft, Sask. No injuries were reported.
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U.S. CEO fires 900 employees over three-minute Zoom call
Just three weeks out from Christmas, the CEO said each terminated employee would receive about a month's severance pay and three months of benefits.
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COVID-19: First Omicron variant case confirmed in London-Middlesex
The confirmation comes a day after the health unit reported a large cluster of positive COVID-19 cases linked to two individuals who had arrived in London from Nigeria in November.
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Manitoba doctors warn healthcare system straining under increasing COVID-19 numbers
Doctors Manitoba says the healthcare system is under strain — with a growing backlog of surgeries and intensive care units dealing with a rising number of COVID-19 patients.
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COVID-19 vaccine antibody levels higher among those vaccinated in the afternoon: study
A new study suggests that getting a COVID-19 vaccine in the late afternoon could result in a better immune response compared to getting vaccinated earlier in the day.
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Hamilton pauses admission of couples to emergency shelters amid domestic violence incidents
In a release on Tuesday, the housing services division said the sanction is "temporary" pending a safety review of its intake procedures.
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Brownstein: Documentary celebrates 10 years of I Can Dream Theatre
The Love Letter features inspiring testimonials from special-needs cast members about how the troupe has changed their lives.
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Heather Mallick: Omicron hotels not up to par, irritable travellers complain
Can reeking Canadians not wash their underlayers in a hotel sink? Where is our drive, our self-respect, our hand soap?
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Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy
The Senate has just unanimously agreed to fast-track the passage of Bill C-4, the legislation to ban conversion therapy in Canada. This move comes after the House of Commons unanimously passed it without changes last week.
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Ontario government will extend paid sick days program until July
The government announced Tuesday that program, which had been due to expire at the end of this month, will remain in place until July 31.
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1 in 3 youth suffer dating violence; parents need to talk about it
Like other teen health concerns, researchers working to promote healthy relationships say parents must start talking about dating violence
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Could reflecting the sun save the planet? Climate change experts talk …
Solar geo-engineering likely isn’t a silver bullet for the climate crisis. We should look into it anyway.
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Dalano Banton ‘not getting tired’ bouncing between Raptors and Raptors905
There’s every chance he’ll play at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday and Friday and be back in Mississauga on Saturday to suit up for the G League affiliate.
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Excess mortality rate spikes in B.C. and Alberta, for reasons beyond COVID-19
Recent data from Statistics Canada shows an increase in estimated mortality numbers, especially in the provinces of B.C. and Alberta. Along with COVID-19, the spike in these two provinces is largely owed to the summer heatwave and illicit drug overdoses across different age groups.
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10-vehicle crash on Manitoba road caused by icy conditions, RCMP say
Police said a pickup truck lost control on the icy road and caused a chain reaction that affected 10 other vehicles, including a semi.
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Interim shelter to be housed at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kitchener
A new interim overnight shelter, which has been set up at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kitchener, Ont., is able to host up to 50 unhoused people nightly this winter.
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B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup
Barry Nakahara, the agency's senior prevention services field manager, couldn't estimate the size of the job ahead, but says restoration companies have many examples of post-disaster cleanup to refer to, including hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005.
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Man charged in alleged November hit-and-run involving pedestrian: London police
The collision happened near Highbury Avenue North and Brydges Street around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 29, police said.
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B.C. floods: No timeline on when Highway 3 may open to recreational travel
Transportation Minister Rob Fleming said the major route through southern B.C. that was heavily damaged by the recent flooding will remain open to essential travel only.
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Nova Scotia raised borrowing by more than $1 billion to cover COVID 19 costs: auditor
Nova Scotia's auditor general says the province approved $1.1 billion in added borrowing during 2020-21 to cover the capital and relief costs of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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1 dead, one injured in ATV crash in Lake Country: Kelowna RCMP
Kelowna RCMP said Tuesday Lake Country officers received a report on Sunday about two missing people who were ATVing in the Oyama Lake area.
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Montreal real estate prices soar 21% amid lower listings, sales in November
The association says sales for the month totalled 4,402, a 17 per cent drop from 5,296 in November 2020. New listings amounted to 5,056, down 14 per cent from 5,848 last November.
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Germany will act if Russia invades Ukraine, possibly halt Nord Stream 2 pipeline: reports
U.S. officials told Congress they have been in contact with their German counterparts in the event of an invasion, a congressional aide told Reuters.
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Who gets to decide how Toronto grows and changes?
The City of Toronto wants to implement a “cultural districts” program that would identify cultural enclaves as being worthy of being preserved.
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COVID-19: N.B. reports 69 new cases, anyone aged 50 and older eligible for booster dose
New Brunswick says the number of hospitalizations from COVID-19 is down from a week ago, while the active case total is also starting to decline.
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