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Kelowna couple auctioning Taylor Swift tickets for hospice fundraiser – Okanagan

Lane and April Martin are business owners in Kelowna. However, these days, they’ve made it their business to raise money for a worthwhile cause. “I thought we would jump right in with both feet and go for it and see what we could do together,” April Martin told Global News. …

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Ontario sports bettors can wager on Taylor Swift prop bets for Super Bowl

She won’t be in uniform or on the field, but pop superstar Taylor Swift will certainly be a part of Ontario sports betting’s Super Bowl landscape. Swift is expected to be in Las Vegas on Sunday when Kansas City chases a second straight Super Bowl title versus the San Francisco …

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Brothers from India among 3 killed in Brampton crash, possibly linked to street racing – Toronto

Kanchen Gill left a bouquet of flowers on Friday at the spot on Bovaird Dr. near Chinguacousy Rd. in Brampton where three young men died in a terrible crash early Tuesday morning. “It definitely hurts,” said the 18-year-old who knew the victims because two of them worked at her parents’ …

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Manitoba Hydro de-icing power lines, restoring power after mid-winter thaw reversal – Winnipeg

It’s been a busy couple of days for Manitoba Hydro crews. The Crown corporation said after about 6,000 customers lost power on Thursday before 4:30p.m., things are looking up now that the rain and snow have calmed. “Feb. 9 — today — is quite a bit better,” said Riley McDonald, …

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‘You don’t dig up anything that’s buried’: Old pet cemetery in Surrey slated for development – BC

A Surrey, B.C., city councillor says she is opposed to plans to turn a local pet cemetery into a housing development. The plot of land in Newton, at 147 A and 78 Avenue, has been used since at least the early 50s to bury family pets. There are believed to …

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Teaching unions net Bill 124 backpay as court ruling looms

Teachers in Ontario have won a significant Bill 124 backpay agreement through arbitration just days before the fate of the controversial law is set to be revealed. An arbitration decision released Friday means both elementary and secondary teachers will see new money from the government as compensation for the three …

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‘No excuses’: Driver gets dad’s car impounded going 131 km/h near Toronto – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Police north of Toronto say they’ve arrested a young driver and charged him with stunt driving in his father’s car after he was allegedly caught going 131  km/h in a 50 km/h zone. York Regional Police released footage of the incident, in …

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Winnipeg police apprehend suspect in connection with residential break-and-enter – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A woman is facing charges after the Winnipeg Police Service were called to a report of a residential break-and-enter incident this week. Police said they attended the scene of the incident on Feb. 8, at approximately 8:30 a.m., in the 300 block …

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‘I screamed’: B.C. Indigenous child welfare advocates celebrate court victory

WARNING: This story deals with disturbing subject matter that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. Indigenous child welfare advocates in B.C. are celebrating a “huge win” in Ottawa on Friday, where a federal law affirming that First Nations, Métis and Inuit people have sole authority to protect …

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Homecoming: Olynyk, Agbaji happy to join Raptors

TORONTO – There was no need for Kelly Olynyk to plug Scotiabank Arena into his GPS before coming to his first-ever game as a Toronto Raptor. He grew up around the arena with both of his parents working for the team. Olynyk, who was born in Toronto but raised in …

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