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Martial arts coach arrested after minor sexually assaulted, York police say – Toronto

A martial arts coach is facing charges after a minor was sexually assaulted, police in York Region say. York Regional Police said officers learned through investigation that a minor who attended a martial arts club was allegedly sexually assaulted. The accused, a coach, was arrested on Wednesday, police said. “The …

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‘Not spring yet’: Quick snowfall expected to hit Manitoba on long weekend – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Don’t put your shovels away for the year just yet. It’s a few days shy of April, and southern Manitoba just dealt with a brief Colorado low, but it looks like there’s even more snow on the horizon. Scott Kehler of Weatherlogics …

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Garbage piling up in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood – Regina

Regina residents are searching for answers as garbage piles continue to grow in the North Central neighbourhood. Matthew Wesley has worked to clean up North Central for the last nine years — something he wishes didn’t need to be done. “Like 70 per cent of the North Central Community alleyways …

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Ferrari stolen during ‘violent carjacking with a firearm’ in Brampton driveway: police – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 16-year-old boy is facing charges after a Ferrari was stolen during a “violent carjacking with a firearm” in a Brampton driveway on Thursday, police say. Peel Regional Police said that at around 8 p.m., the victims were standing in their driveway in …

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Funding shortfall means layoffs for half of Native Women’s Association workforce – Winnipeg

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 28, 2024 4:00 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Native Women’s Association of Canada says a major shortfall in federal funding has forced it to lay off roughly half its workforce. 1/5 Stable core funding …

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Saskatoon chocolate shop prepares for Easter amid looming price jump

With the arrival of Easter, chocolate enthusiasts have been looking forward to indulging in the sweet treat. For Julianna Tan, chocolatier and owner of Those Girls at the Market in Saskatoon, she almost couldn’t keep up with demand heading into the long weekend. “We pretty much sold out of our …

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With budget mostly silent on climate change, critics say Ontario lacks plan to adapt

The Ontario budget’s failure to directly address climate change represents a “gross abdication of responsibility” by the government, some critics argue, saying the province rapidly needs to do more to adapt to a changing climate. The budget presented Tuesday cites investments in climate-friendly public transit, electric vehicle manufacturing and conservation, but critics …

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2 Montreal residents arrested, 2 other suspects wanted in fatal Toronto shooting

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Two Montreal residents have been charged with second-degree murder and two other suspects are wanted after an 18-year-old man was shot and killed in Toronto last month, police say. Toronto police said that officers responded just before 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 6 …

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Manitoba housing advocates, property managers react to proposed federal rent reform – Winnipeg

Housing advocates say the federal government’s proposed rent reforms are a step in the right direction. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new measures he says will help protect Canadian renters and help them unlock the potential of home ownership. The proposed changes would allow tenants to count on-time …

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West Kelowna traveller pushing for airline to improve its pet policies

A frequent West Kelowna, B.C.,  flyer is pushing for Air Canada to change its pet policy after the airline told him he couldn’t fly with his small dog, even with the proper carrier. The traveller says Air Canada is inconsistent with its policy, as he was able to get on …

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