Vancouver Island woman runs to ambulance station while on hold with 911

In all, it took 11 minutes to get through to the ambulance service and another 19 minutes for the ambulance to arrive.
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Montreal weather: Sunny and a bit warmer
Enjoy the sunshine today while you can as the rest of the week will be mainly wet.    
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This Canadian mom has spoken out about her daughter’s death for years. A new publication ban means the story can no longer be shared
“Is my daughter’s pain being ignored? Is her history being erased?” the mother wrote in a letter to her province’s premier about the mandatory publication ban than means neither she, nor the Star, can no longer legally discuss her daughter’s story.
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When considering Colin Powell’s legacy we should look not to his mistakes, but to his very public regret about the Iraq War
In 2005, Powell admitted to Barbara Walters his deep regret at having misconstrued the evidence supporting the U.S. invasion of Iraq. That kind of admission, just a few years after the event, is exceedingly rare in political life today. Above all, this makes him worthy of commendation.
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If Doug Ford wants a second term, he needs to stop dilly-dallying and sign a child-care deal with Trudeau
Besides Ontario, the only other province either unable or unwilling to ink a deal on child care has been Alberta. A government that claims to be preoccupied with the labour shortage in this province should jumping at the chance to significantly boost female participation in the workforce.
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To avoid yearly elections, party leaders must get better at managing minority governments. Here’s where they can start
We seem destined to keep electing minority governments, so we need to make them work. Members of each party bellow at each other in public and have very few serious private exchanges. Building trust is essential to any hope of stability.
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A lesson in history: Here’s why Montreal Canadiens’ acknowledgment of unceded Indigenous land touched a nerve in Quebec
An innocuous pre-game statement of historical fact by the Montreal Canadiens about ‘this traditional and unceded territory’ is a call to action for Canada
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My refugee ancestors survived in Ontario by the mercy of the Ojibway. I am a grateful settler
In the mid-1800s, a devastating famine struck Ireland. My family fled, settling in the vast “Queen’s Bush” region of Ontario. To Saugeen Ojibway Nation, thank you. My ancestors were poor and powerless, and you allowed us to make a home for ourselves here.
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COP26: Canada talks a good game on fighting climate change. The reality is less impressive
‘At COP26 in Glasgow Canada should be a leader in the fight against global warming. But time is quickly running out.’
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The man who won’t be mayor: Why one of Toronto’s youngest and most effective political leaders is calling it quits
Coun. Joe Cressy, one Toronto’s most prominent leaders through the COVID-19 pandemic, says he’s stepping away from elected office to be a good father and partner and will look for other meaningful work outside of city hall.
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Mayor John Tory’s decision: Will he stay or will he go now?
With all eyes on the incumbent, five Toronto city councillors considered potential mayoral candidates are keeping mum about plans for the next civic election. Polling offers some insight into their chances.
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Spooky, strange and supportive ways to spend your days
The temperatures may be taking a dip but that doesn’t mean your appetite for fun has to drop, too. In the lead-up to Halloween, here’s six ways to get you through the week
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For nearly half a century, Quick & Clean Laundry Centre has been part of the fabric of Leslieville life
Quick & Clean Laundry Centre’s Alex Grigoff offers tips about cleaning clothes.
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The top five Toronto restaurants serving up world-class pasta
Sprezzatura Spaghetti Disco, the world’s first pasta nightclub, is a pasta counter by day and private-event space by night. Its chef shares his favourite places for the best pasta in town.
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At the Parrot Sanctuary in Cabbagetown, Marie-Élisabeth Gagnon helps feathered friends take flight
The Parrot Sanctuary in Cabbagetown houses birds for rehabilitation and adoption
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Why it took college friends Kim Jose and Ian Surage more than a decade to walk down the aisle
A downtown wedding suited Kim Jose and Ian Surage, who got married more than a decade after meeting at university
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Remembering pioneering psychologist and piano soloist Marcia Weiner
Controversial methods like primal therapy and psychodynamic hypnosis made psychologist Marcia Weiner a maverick among her peers
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This midtown garden amid the construction chaos blooms a lush oasis of flowers, fountains and quirky artwork. Brian Gorrell tells us what drove him to create it
Bry Gorrell transitions his garden to reflect each season. Here, he preps it for fall and Halloween.
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GTA TikTok star is working to make science cool
Biologist Sarah Habibi embraces her lisp with her thience hastags.
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Candlemaker Xana Mills goes for a greener glow
Xana Mills saw her leftover candle jars and wanted to create a sustainable product as a way to resuse them. Then came the planter.
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The story behind a 1973 photo of a young couple gathering autumn leaves. Spoiler alert: they’re still going strong
Bob and Beth Kalisz, photographed by the Star nearly 50 years ago, are still a couple
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Quiz time! Square up and take a swing at this week’s baseball-themed quiz
Which of the following players was not involved in the trade that brought Joe Carter from the San Diego Padres to the Blue Jays in December 1990?
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Horoscope for Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021
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Bodies of two people found in Crofton home, man arrested
A suspect was taken to the North Cowichan RCMP detachment and remains in custody.
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Stu Cowan: A night to remember for Canadiens and fans at Bell Centre
Drummondville native Mathieu Perreault has a natural hat-trick on a night full of feel-good stories that ends with 6-1 win over Red Wings.
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In the Habs' Room: Perreault's hat-trick gets monkey off Montreal's back
Quebec native leads Canadiens to their first win after going 0-5 to start the season.
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