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‘People are nervous:’ Concordia students say university should do more to address antisemitism

It was difficult for Concordia University student Ora Bar to hold back tears Thursday afternoon during a rally outside the downtown campus. “It’s very sad that we need to be here in the first place,” she stated. Bar and others gathered to deplore what they say is growing antisemitism at …

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Ontario boosting ECE wages to $23.86 an hour next year in bid to ease shortage

Ontario is boosting the minimum wage of early childhood educators in most licensed child-care centres to $23.86 an hour next year – up from a planned increase to $20 – in a bid to ease shortages that advocates say are hampering growth of the national $10-a-day program. Education Minister Stephen …

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Good news or a difficult time? What the end of Peel Region means and what needs to be done – Toronto

The demise of Region of Peel is a “good news story” or “a difficult time,” depending on who you ask. The regional government is responsible for the most residents in Ontario after the City of Toronto and manages billions of dollars in services and buildings, ranging from paramedics to homeless …

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2 people spent 2 nights stranded in their car after breaking down on remote N.S. road

By Rebecca Lau Global News Posted November 17, 2023 9:59 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size RCMP in Nova Scotia are issuing some driving safety tips in light of a recent rescue where two people were stranded in a vehicle for two nights. Officers responded Nov. 11 …

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Raptors look ahead to In-Season Tournament opener

Toronto Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic says he misses Cup competition from his days roaming benches in Europe. He will get a taste of something similar when Toronto hosts the Boston Celtics on Friday in its opener for the NBA’s new In-Season Tournament. The Atlantic Division foes met last Saturday, …

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Most Wanted: Rabih Alkhalil, convicted for two murders, wanted for a jailbreak

“Right out of the movies,” is how Det. Sgt. Terry Browne described his first meeting with the twice-convicted murderer Rabih Alkhalil. “We met him on the tarmac. A conga line of police vehicles brought him, and they handed him over to us.” When Browne flew to Greece in 2015 to …

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Annual holiday open house welcomes the public into the Manitoba legislature – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Manitoba government is opening the doors to its legislative building this holiday season, reviving an annual open house tradition. The public can roam the historic building in Winnipeg, grab snacks and enjoy Christmas carols sung by elected officials and student choirs …

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Saskatoon morning news rewind: Friday, Nov. 17 – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Dallas Smith talks concerts, songs and films, men’s health checklist, and Santa Claus is in the studio. Here’s your morning rewind for the Friday, Nov. 17, edition of Global News Morning Saskatoon. Dallas Smith talks Craven, music and film Country Thunder is …

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‘It’s a life sentence’: Ontario Festive RIDE campaign targets rise in impaired driving

As Ontarians start gathering with loved ones for the holidays, police authorities are back with an annual plea. “If you drink, don’t drive. If you drive, don’t drink. It’s very simple,” said Sgt. Kerry Schmidt of OPP’s Highway Safety Division on Thursday. Simple, yet all too often ignored. The consequences …

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