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An Ontario doctor says ERs are more stressed than he’s ever seen — the data backs it up

Patients in emergency rooms around Ontario are waiting record lengths of time to get admitted to hospital, a situation medical professionals say only appears to be getting worse.  The trend is particularly worrisome for hospitals because it’s happening despite a diminishing COVID-19 caseload, and because it comes at a time of …

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Tyson Billings a.k.a. Freedom George released from jail after guilty plea

Tyson George Billings, a prominent figure in this winter’s Freedom Convoy in Ottawa who is also known as Freedom George, pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to one of several charges against him and has been released from jail. Billings was sentenced to six months of probation and is expected to return to his …

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This Ontario restaurant chain owes over $35K in unpaid wages. Workers, vendors now ask: What can be done?

Danielle Hudspeth was just a hungry customer eager to fill her stomach when she visited Hogtown Smoke in Hamilton’s Stoney Creek area earlier this year.  The 22-year-old left the restaurant with an offer to work as a server later that week, on St. Patrick’s Day.  After just one day on …

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If you’re travelling soon, here’s what you need to know as of June 15

This story idea came from audience members, like you, who got in touch with us. Send us your questions about travel. We are listening: ask@cbc.ca As COVID-19 restrictions gradually ease, many Canadians are planning to travel this summer. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning a trip. What are the latest …

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Rideau Hall says GG ‘shares the public’s concern’ about $93K catering bill

Rideau Hall says Gov. Gen. Mary Simon shares the public’s concerns about a $93,000-plus catering bill racked up on a government plane during a work trip in March to the Middle East. Simon’s office said the Canadian Armed Forces is responsible for the Governor General’s flights during her working visits abroad …

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Chrystia Freeland to deliver major speech on economy, inflation today

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will deliver her first major speech since the budget today to outline the programs her government has introduced to deal with rising inflation. “The deputy prime minister’s address will focus on the global challenge of inflation and the real, tangible steps that …

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Emmanuel Macron hints at Russian war crimes as western European leaders visit Kyiv

French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that there are signs of war crimes in a Kyiv suburb following “massacres” by Russian forces. He spoke in the town of Irpin in the greater Kyiv area while on a visit with the German, Italian and Romanian leaders to show support for Ukraine. …

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ਦਲਿਤ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਰੋਲ ਨੰਬਰ ਰੋਕਣ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਰੋਸ ਪ੍ਰਦਰਸ਼ਨ

ਪਰਮਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਫਾਜ਼ਿਲਕਾ, 16 ਜੂਨ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਟੂਡੈਂਟਸ ਯੂਨੀਅਨ ਨੇ ਦਲਿਤ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਪੇਪਰਾਂ ਦੇ ਰੋਲ ਨੰਬਰ ਅਤੇ ਵਜ਼ੀਫ਼ਾ ਜਾਰੀ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ ਨੂੰ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਅੱਜ ਇੱਥੇ ਐੱਮ ਆਰ ਸਰਕਾਰੀ ਕਾਲਜ ਦੀ ਮੈਨੇਜਮੈਂਟ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਪ੍ਰਿੰਸੀਪਲ ਦੇ ਦਫ਼ਤਰ ਅੱਗੇ ਧਰਨਾ ਦਿੱਤਾ। ਪੀਐੱਸਯੂ ਦੇ ਆਗੂ ਜਸਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ, ਮਮਤਾ ਰਾਣੀ ਅਤੇ ਪ੍ਰਵੀਨ ਕੌਰ …

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