Daily Archives: September 27, 2023

Jury hears of messy apartment, strange note at London, Ont. attack trial

Warning: Readers may find the contents of this story disturbing. An apartment with personal items strewn about the floor and a note on a table stating speeds and percentages were among the items photographed and described by police officers as the trial continues for the man accused of intentionally running …

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Home-sharing platform aims to help refugees, asylum seekers in Toronto – Toronto

TORONTO — A home-sharing platform hopes to connect refugees in need of temporary housing with homeowners who have spare rooms to rent, in an effort to help ease the shelter crisis in Toronto. The non-profit Happipad, which operates in cities across the country, opened up its Refugee Housing Canada program …

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Calgary faces massive funding gaps as Alberta municipalities rally for provincial help – Calgary

Calgary city councillors are getting set to juggle how to afford a slew of recommended investments in this year’s budget, and an ongoing gap in funding; as the city’s mayor joins a call from other Alberta cities and towns for the provincial government to step up. On Tuesday, city council …

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Wells hits two-run homer, Yankees beat Jays 2-0

TORONTO – Whatever the Toronto Blue Jays need Kevin Gausman to do over the next few days, he’ll do it. Austin Wells smashed a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the New York Yankees over the Blue Jays 2-0 on Tuesday. That loss meant that Toronto will have …

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Manitoba scores slightly higher than average on poverty reduction: report – Winnipeg

Provinces are falling behind when it comes to poverty reduction, according to a new report by Food Banks Canada. The organization’s newly-released Poverty Report Cards assigned grades to the provinces’ overall poverty mitigation strategies in comparison with each other. With a C- grade, Manitoba scored slightly better than most, with …

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House Speaker resigning over Nazi unit veteran tribute. What happens now? – National

The resignation of House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota is set to take effect Wednesday evening. Rota resigned on Tuesday amid international controversy after he invited a man who fought for the Nazis to attend a speech by the Ukrainian president last Friday. He said he profoundly regrets calling attention …

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A record $68M Lotto 6/49 Gold Ball draw is guaranteed tonight. Here’s how it works

On Wednesday, a Canadian, or a group of Canadians, will win $68 million while playing Lotto 6/49. In most instances, there is a chance someone will win the big prize but in this case, it is guaranteed someone will score the Gold Ball jackpot. “So Lotto 6/49 offers players the …

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Barrie neighbourhood under lockdown as police deal with undisclosed incident

There was a large police presence in the west end of Barrie, Ont., on Wednesday morning, with part of the area blocked off. Police, fire, and paramedics responded to an incident at 108A Anne Street near Edgehill Drive in Barrie just before 3 a.m. Wednesday, said Peter Leon, corporate communications …

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