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Ontario Liberals, NDP insist they can deny Doug Ford his majority in campaign’s final stretch

Just nine days remain in the Ontario election campaign, not a lot of time for the race to shift dramatically, but Liberal and NDP strategists claim it’s enough time. Both those parties hoped that they would have definitively left the other in the dust by this point in the campaign, …

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Canada should rethink relationship with U.S. as democratic ‘backsliding’ worsens: security experts

Canada’s intelligence community will have to grapple with the growing influence of anti-democratic forces in the United States — including the threat posed by conservative media outlets like Fox News — says a new report from a task force of intelligence experts. “The United States is and will remain our closest …

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‘Mass poisoning crisis’: Canadians need to change how we talk about drug deaths, advocates say

There’s a poisoning crisis gripping Canada, and it’s killing thousands of people each year.  It doesn’t involve contaminated meat, lettuce or baby formula – the kinds of safety issues that prompt public concern, product recalls, and holding those responsible to account. It’s a vastly different response to Canada’s toxic drug …

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‘As bad as it gets’: Why what hit Ottawa was worse than the ice storm or 2018 tornadoes

Four massive steel transmission towers that sit crumpled around Ottawa hint at the scope of the challenge facing crews in the wake of Saturday’s massive storm as they work to restore power to tens of thousands of customers. Those Hydro One towers, or what’s left of them, also stand as proof just how ferocious the …

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As their daughter was dying, a couple waited for a miracle that did not come

William and Penny Molloy hold photos of their daughter, Ashley, outside their home in Harbour Breton. Ashley Molloy died April 11 in hospital in Grand Falls-Windsor, a three-hour drive from Harbour Breton. (Garrett Barry/CBC) Warning: This story contains discussion of suicide. The 90 minutes that Penny and William Molloy waited …

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Roommate or tenant? The question is at the heart of Ontario rental dispute that led to viral video

A bitter dispute between two people who were living in the same London, Ont., house has become the subject of a viral video, fuelled by resentment and anger directed at landlords in Ontario’s highly competitive housing market. Mikayla Koevoets rented part of a three-bedroom house in east London with a …

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An inside account of what 911 call takers experienced during N.S. mass shooting

One of the people operating the 911 call centre the night of April 18, 2020 has provided a glimpse into what it was like when people from Portapique, N.S., began calling to report gunshots, murders and fires. Jennifer MacCallum was one of the civilian supervisors at the RCMP’s operational command centre that was …

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Taiwan learning to live with record COVID cases, as mainland China continues strict controls

Billed a COVID-19 success story as its economy boomed through the pandemic, Taiwan is now battling a record wave of infections as it eases restrictions that had kept outbreaks at bay to start life with the virus. For the whole of 2021, Taiwan reported less than 15,000 locally transmitted cases. …

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ਜੰਮੂ ਕਸ਼ਮੀਰ ਪੁਲੀਸ ਮੈਡਲ ਤੋਂ ਸ਼ੇਖ ਅਬਦੁੱਲਾ ਦੀ ਤਸਵੀਰ ਹਟੇਗੀ

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ, 24 ਮਈ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਜੰਮੂ-ਕਸ਼ਮੀਰ ਪੁਲੀਸ ਮੈਡਲ ਨੂੰ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਵੱਡਾ ਫੈਸਲਾ ਲਿਆ ਹੈ। ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਮੈਡਲ ਤੋਂ ਸ਼ੇਖ ਅਬਦੁੱਲਾ ਦੀ ਤਸਵੀਰ ਹਟਾਉਣ ਦਾ ਹੁਕਮ ਜਾਰੀ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੈ। ਸ਼ੇਖ ਅਬਦੁੱਲਾ ਨੈਸ਼ਨਲ ਕਾਨਫਰੰਸ ਦੇ ਸੰਸਥਾਪਕ ਅਤੇ ਜੰਮੂ ਅਤੇ ਕਸ਼ਮੀਰ ਦੇ ਸਾਬਕਾ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਸਨ। ਗ੍ਰਹਿ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਨੇ ਮੈਡਲਾਂ …

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ਵਿਜੈ ਸਿੰਗਲਾ ਦਾ ਓਐੱਸਡੀ ਵੀ ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਤਾਰ

ਦਰਸ਼ਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਸੋਢੀ ਮੁਹਾਲੀ, 24 ਮਈ ਭ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟਾਚਾਰ ਦੇ ਦੋਸ਼ ‘ਚ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਦੇ ਅਹੁਦੇ ਤੋਂ ਹਟਾਏ ਵਿਜੈ ਸਿੰਗਲਾ ਦੇ ਓਐੱਸਡੀ ਪਰਦੀਪ ਕੁਮਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਤਾਰ ਕਰ ਲਿਆ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। Source link

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