Nearly 600,000 people accessed Ontario food banks in a year: report
Food bank usage in Ontario rose 10 per cent during the first year of the pandemic to the highest levels since the recession, a new report has found.
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Delayed health care during pandemic may have led to thousands of excess deaths: study
Health-care restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic may have contributed to thousands of excess deaths not related to the virus, along with increased incidents of mental health disorders and substance use, and have put a strain on the Canadian health-care system, according to a study commissioned by the Canadian Medical Association.
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Montreal candle-making company creates jobs for those in need
"You get to the point where you want to give back," Riau Canada's founding lawyer says of the company that makes eco-friendly scented candles, and donates part of its profits to counselling and reintegration services for people using homeless shelters and other community organizations.
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Christmas Fund: 'Family project' made moving to Canada a dream come true
The Algerian father left behind a job in communications, but says he came to Canada so his three children can get the best education possible.
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Martin Regg Cohn: Should Canada boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics?
Tempting as it is to demonize and isolate Beijing, the West cannot so easily decouple from its economic integration and environmental linkages with China as global warming looms, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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Sign alerts hikers to trail closure — for construction that ended nine years ago; beaver baffle battle baffles Metrolinx
Outdated signs underscore the need for the city to be more attentive to them, if for no other reason than to avoid looking dumb.
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How slip-and-fall lawsuits in the city have halted snow plows in cottage country
Soaring insurance costs have forced many Haliburton county snow plow operators out of business this year.
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Julia Ogden’s surprise reveal on ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ turns out to be actor Hélène Joy’s too
Spoiler alert: When the actor learned she was pregnant showrunner Peter Mitchell decided to make Julia pregnant too. Joy says it’s been great fun to be expecting on set — other than the ‘all-day sickness’ in the first four months.
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Matt Elliott: Toronto needs more affordable housing. So why is the city leasing so much of its waterfront to movie studios?
People who live in Toronto also need places to work that ideally aren’t too far from their homes.
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Unvaccinated travellers barred from planes and trains as of today
Unvaccinated travellers over the age of 12 won't be able to board a plane or train in Canada beginning today, and a negative COVID-19 test will no longer serve as a substitute for most people.
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Statistics Canada scheduled to detail third quarter GDP figures
Statistics Canada is scheduled to report this morning how the Canadian economy fared during the third quarter of the year.
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Moderna CEO says COVID-19 vaccines may be less effective against Omicron variant
The news set of fresh alarm bells in world financial markets by spurring fears that vaccine resistance could lead to more sickness and hospitalizations, prolonging the pandemic.
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Grassroots B.C. organizations to support this Giving Tuesday
Small acts of kindness make a big collective impact for B.C.’s non-profits
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Crime Beat podcast: Blindsided — the Mylan Hicks story
In the Global News podcast, Crime Beat, Nancy Hixt shares the story of Mylan Hicks, who beat the odds to become a pro football player only to have that dream suddenly shattered.
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Small acts of kindness
Volunteers provide invaluable support for residents in B.C.’s long-term care facilities
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Did you know giving back is actually good for you?
The science of altruism suggests that charitable acts provide mutual benefit for the giver and receiver
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10 states win court bid to block Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health workers
The court order applies to a coalition of suing states that includes Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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Sweet Apricot Kernel sold in B.C. recalled due to cyanide danger
The recalled product was sold in British Columbia in 180g packages with a best before date of June 21, 2023
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Calgary Flames earn 2-1 shootout win over Pittsburgh Penguins
Milan Lucic scored in regulation for Calgary (13-4-5), which has points in eight of its last nine (6-1-2). Markstrom had 21 saves to improve his record to 9-4-4.
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Tiger Woods says part-time return to golf ‘realistic’ after recovering from car crash
Woods made the comments ahead of his first press conference since his right leg was badly damaged in a Feb. 23 car crash in the Los Angeles suburbs.
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