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City seeks new service provider to help clean Downtown Eastside after axing VANDU contract – BC

Vancouver sanitation crews are removing between 2,000 and 3,000 kilograms of garbage and other materials from East Hastings Street each day, and the city is looking to hire a non-profit or social enterprise to help improve cleanliness, clear a safe path for pedestrians and reduce fire hazards. The City of …

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Canadian patients call for easier access to therapeutic psilocybin

Living with terminal cancer, Thomas Hartle is thankful for every day he gets. The Saskatoon native looks forward to his 55th birthday Sunday with happiness; but the last few years have not been easy for him. The physical pain that comes with living with cancer is one thing, but knowing …

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Eby says ICBC safeguards in place amid latest complaints about no-fault insurance

B.C.’s premier says safeguards are in place to protect the public as they engage with the province’s no-fault insurance system. David Eby made the comments in response to a Global News question Thursday related to the case of a Vancouver woman who alleges ICBC has been fighting her over medical …

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Guerrero, Jays reach $14.5M deal, skip arbitration

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 13, 2023 11:51 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided salary arbitration Friday night by agreeing to a $14.5 million contract for next season. Toronto had 12 players eligible …

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Scheifele scores twice as Jets dominate Penguins 4-1 – Winnipeg

If the Winnipeg Jets got away with one in Buffalo on Thursday, they made sure they deserved every bit of the two points they got thanks to a 4-1 win in Pittsburgh Friday night. Mark Scheifele scored twice and Cole Perfetti recorded three assists as the Jets finally got a …

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Nova Scotia family’s Disney World trip grounded after Sunwing quietly reduces service

A Nova Scotia family is upset after Sunwing cancelled their March break flight to Orlando, Fla., with little explanation. Kevin Hindle said he and his wife made the decision at the end of October to take their daughter, son-in-law, and their two kids to Disney World and booked their flights …

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Toronto takes home win streak into matchup with Atlanta

Atlanta Hawks (20-22, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (19-23, 10th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Raptors -5; over/under is 233 BOTTOM LINE: Toronto hosts Atlanta trying to prolong its three-game home winning streak. The Raptors are 13-16 in conference …

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‘Huge undertaking’: How Canadian dentists, hygienists are helping locals in the Caribbean

Toronto dental student Clara Zhou says her first trip to the Caribbean island of Grenada last summer – not for holiday – was a “life-changing” and “eye-opening” experience. In August 2022, the 22-year-old joined a group of Canadian dentists, hygienists and other students from the University of Toronto, who travelled …

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