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One person taken into custody after police standoff at medical facility in Mississauga

One person taken into custody after police standoff at medical facility in Mississauga

Peel Regional Police say one person had been taken into custody early Saturday morning, ending a nearly 19-hour standoff at a medical facility in Mississauga. It began shortly after 7:30 am on Friday when emergency crews were called to a building next to Credit Valley Hospital in the area of ​​Eglinton Avenue West and Erin …

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After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they’re on ‘front line’ of climate change

After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they’re on ‘front line’ of climate change

Isabelle Cormier spent the days after post-tropical storm Fiona picking through what could be salvaged of her family’s 40-year-old cottage. Among the soggy treasures strewn on the ground: a troll doll, so old its hair was gone, a large cooking pot, and a single oar — a fitting souvenir for a family that loves boating. …

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Walk Taking Place to Raise Awareness of Multiple Myeloma

A walk to raise awareness and funds for a little-known and incurable type of cancer is being held in St. John’s this morning. Multiple Myeloma is the second most common form of blood cancer, however, despite its growing prevalence, it remains largely unknown. That’s something that Brent Smith is hoping to change. He was diagnosed …

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Tears shed at National Day for Truth and Reconciliation ceremony

New poignantly reworded plaque tells of Shingwauk Indian Residential School experience It was an emotional day for Jackie Fletcher and Shirley Horn. The sisters – Shingwauk Indian Residential School survivors – were in attendance at the official unveiling of a new plaque at Algoma University’s Arthur A. Wishart Library on Friday. The reworded plaque replaces …

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Meeting scheduled between the union and First Transit ahead of Wednesday’s planned strike – Kelowna News

Transit, union set to meet Photo: Contributed First Transit and the union representing Kelowna transit workers are set to meet next week. In a brief statement on their website, officials with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1722 indicate a meeting between the two sides is set for Tuesday. The meeting was requested by the company. …

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Musqueam Nation gives a gift of new name for Vancouver’s former Trutch Street

The xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Indian Band has gifted a new name to a street in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighborhood — Musqueamview Street in English and šxʷməθkʷəy̓əmasəm in the Nation’s hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language. It comes after an unanimous vote by city council in July 2021 to replace the name of Trutch Street, located between Bleinheim and Balaclava Street in …

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Suspect arrested after Vancouver home ‘ransacked,’ car keys stolen – BC

Vancouver police have arrested and are recommending criminal charges after an alleged break and enter, and attempted car theft on Thursday night. According to Sgt. Steve Addison, homeowners returned to their place in the Kitsilano neighborhood around 11:30 pm to find someone had broken in, “ransacked it and stolen their car keys.” When they went …

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