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Why anti poverty researchers bristle at holiday appeals for food bank donations

Campaigns for food bank donations are a staple of the holiday season, but some Canadian food insecurity researchers say the appeals can be tough to swallow. Josh Smee, the executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador-based non-profit Food First NL, says he tends to feel conflicted during the holidays when ramp calls up to donate …

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The Weather Network – Snow continues on the Prairies before temperatures plummet

A clipper tracking across the Prairies will continue bringing snowfall into Monday morning. Central Saskatchewan and regions north of the Dauphin in Manitoba will see the heaviest snowfall where 10-30 cm is possible. Strong wind gusts topping 60 km/h are also accompanying the snowfall, which could result in blowing snow and reduced visibility for drivers. …

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DDSB cyber attack: Schools without email or phone services after ‘cyber-incident’

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) says it’s currently recovering from what it calls a ‘cyber-incident’ that has left schools without access to phone or email services as well as emergency contact information. In a letter to parents and guardians on Sunday, the school board said the incident first came to their attention on Friday …

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Man accused in ‘random’ kidnapping of mother, toddler arrested in Winnipeg: RCMP

Manitoba Winnipeg police have safely arrested Michael Klimchuk, 62, after he allegedly kidnapped a 25-year-old woman and her toddler at random on Friday, RCMP say. Michael Klimchuk, 62, now in custody, RCMP say CBC News · Posted: Nov 27, 2022 10:52 AM CT | Last updated: 9 hours ago Michael Klimchuk, 62, has been safely …

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RCMP investigating early morning break-in at a Cochrane residence

RCMP are looking for four suspects involved in a break-in to a Cochrane, Alta., residence early Sunday morning. In a release, police said the suspects left the home in two vehicles belonging to the victims, along with a bag of personal effects that included RCMP police identification. The break-in happened around 4:15 a.m. in the …

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BC weather: Metro Vancouver’s first significant snowfall coming?

The potential for snow in the region in the coming days has prompted a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Environment and Climate Change Canada posted the statements Sunday, predicting a blast of wintry weather on Tuesday and Wednesday. The weather agency said arctic outflow conditions are expected to hit the …

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Kelowna city staff OK with amendments for rental-only project on Bernard Avenue – Kelowna News

Staff supports Bernard build Photo: Contributed City of Kelowna staff will put its support behind a Bernard Avenue six-storey development when council meets on Monday afternoon. Staff will recommend supporting official community plan and rezoning amendments that will make the building, which is located at 1575 Bernard Ave., apartment rental-housing only. The Monkey’s Playhouse Daycare …

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Food banks: Why some experts bristle at holiday donation drives

st. John’s – Campaigns for food bank donations are a staple of the holiday season, but some Canadian food insecurity researchers say the appeals can be tough to swallow. Josh Smee, the executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador-based non-profit Food First NL, says he tends to feel conflicted during the holidays when ramp calls …

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