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Police ‘dealing with a barricaded person’ in Mississauga

There is a heavy police presence near a Mississauga hospital Friday morning as Peel Regional Police say they are currently “dealing with a barricaded person.” Shortly before 7:45 am, police notified the public via Twitter about “heavy police presence” in the area of ​​Eglinton Avenue West and Erin Mills Parkway. Police appear to be near …

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Woman dead, 3 others injured after two-vehicle collision in Vaughan

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are searching for a man who allegedly walked away from the scene of a crash that left a woman dead and three others injured in Vaughan early Friday morning. Police say witnesses reported a red Volkswagen Jetta traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 400 southbound near Rutherford …

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Royal Mint unveils first coins to feature King Charles III

Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image in their change from around December, as 50-pence coins depicting him gradually enter circulation. The new monarch’s effigy was created by British sculptor Martin Jennings, and has been personally approved by Charles, …

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‘Justinflation’ can’t be said in the House of Commons, but MPs are trying anyway

Marie-Danielle Smith, The Canadian Press Published Friday, September 30, 2022 6:30AM EDT The Conservatives’ cheeky term for inflation under the Liberals has got some MPs into trouble in the House of Commons, where saying “Justinflation” has been deemed verboten. Speaker Anthony Rota repeatedly chastised Tory MPs this week for breaking the rules, asking them to …

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Sunwing flight attendant saves passenger’s life mid-air as pilot makes emergency landing in Toronto

A Sunwing flight attendant saved a passenger’s life who went into cardiac arrest as a pilot made an emergency landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport this week. “Her heart stopped,” Marisa Rodrigues, a flight attendant of 18 years, told CTV News Toronto. On Tuesday, Rodrigues was preparing for a standard landing of a Sunwing flight …

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Ian has strengthened back into Category 1 hurricane

Adriana Gomez-licon, The Associated Press Published Thursday, September 29, 2022 5:47AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 29, 2022 6:44PM EDT PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) – Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped amid flooded homes and shattered buildings left by Hurricane Ian, which crossed into the …

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COVID-19 hospitalizations in Ontario rose nearly 11 per cent over the last week, positivity rates also up

The number of COVID-19 positive patients being treated in Ontario hospitals has risen by nearly 11 per cent week-over week amid signs that viral activity levels are beginning to pick up. The latest data from the Ministry of Health suggests that there are now 1,265 people in Ontario hospitals testing positive for COVID-19, up from …

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Current level of patient care in Ontario can’t be maintained unless more hospital workers, paramedics hired: CUPE

Roughly 15,000 healthcare workers and 500 paramedics must be hired this year alone to maintain current patient care and service levels at hospitals across the GTA, says a union representing frontline healthcare workers. During a news conference on Tuesday afternoon outside Scarborough General Hospital’s emergency department members of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) gathered …

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Vehicle followed and struck pedestrian following altercation: Toronto Police

Toronto Police are trying to identify a driver who allegedly struck a pedestrian with their vehicle following a verbal altercation in Etobicoke last month. It happened around 6:15 pm on Aug. 26 in the area of ​​Burhamthorpe and Mill roads. According to police, the pedestrian got out of their vehicle at the entrance to 263 …

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