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Manitoba counters reports of community naloxone shortage – Winnipeg

Winnipeg organizations serving some of the city’s most vulnerable are warning of a naloxone shortage they fear could endanger lives heading into summer — but the province says there isn’t one. Organizations are calling for a more reliable, steady supply they say could mean the difference between life and death. …

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99% of Ontario nursing homes now have air conditioning in residents’ rooms: minister

Nearly 99 per cent of nursing homes in Ontario now have air conditioning in residents’ rooms, almost a year after the province set a deadline for the requirement. Long-Term Care Minister Paul Calandra said only nine of the 625 nursing homes in Ontario remain without air conditioning in resident rooms. …

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Tick season is upon us in Manitoba. Here’s what you should know – Winnipeg

They’re distinct in appearance: a rusty-brown colour with black on its midsection, and black legs which give it its name. As temperatures are heating up and Manitobans are more active outside, so are blacklegged ticks. Local entomologist Taz Stuart is warning residents as Lyme disease is becoming more common across …

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Feds should ease THC limits for edibles and pot packaging rules, watchdog says – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 26, 2023 11:26 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Canada’s competition watchdog says the federal government should consider easing restrictions on cannabis packaging and limits on how much of pot’s psychoactive component can be edible products. The Competition Bureau says …

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24 Sussex closure: Ottawa was warned of risks in delaying PM home decision

Almost a year before the closure of 24 Sussex Drive due to disrepair and an infestation of rodents, the chairman of the National Capital Commission’s board of directors warned that further delaying a cabinet decision on the fate of the residence would put the whole structure at risk. The mansion, …

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Suspect wanted after 16-year-old girl followed as she walked to school in Toronto – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto police say they are looking for a man driving a Dodge Charger after a teenage girl was allegedly followed while she was walking to school. Police said the incident happened on Wednesday in the Kingston Road and Main Street area. Investigators …

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Museum exhibit looks at five decades of Winnipeg LGBTQ2 history – Winnipeg

A new exhibit at the Manitoba Museum is showcasing five decades of LGBTQ2 history in Winnipeg. “If These Walls Could Talk,” which opens Friday and runs until early December, is produced in partnership with the Rainbow Resource Centre, and examines major issues and activist campaigns in the city from the …

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Winnipeg man wins big LOTTO 6/49 prize – Winnipeg

By Nicole Buffie Global News Posted May 26, 2023 12:02 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Winnipeg man is $1 million richer this week. Sipho Simani checked the numbers of his LOTTO 6/49 ticket, as he had done for years, after winning numbers were announced. To his …

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An Ontario single mom who couldn’t afford fresh food helping others with rising costs

An initiative that started to help out her family and neighbours in London, Ont., struggling with the cost of food during the pandemic is now helping ensure 76 families’ fridges are full. Leah Dyck, 34, the founder of the VanDyck Foundation which runs Fresh Food Weekly, said she started the …

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