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‘Looking over our shoulders’: A mother’s killing looms large in small B.C. town

Something has shifted in the pretty little village of Lumby, B.C. It’s subtle, say residents of the community of 2,000 people, nestled in the hills of the North Okanagan in B.C.’s Interior. Few people gather now outside coffee shops on the main street along Highway 6. Posters on the school …

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Bichette homers as Blue Jays dump White Sox 9-2

TORONTO – For one night at least, the Toronto Blue Jays turned back the clock and looked like the offensive powerhouse that often clubbed its way to victory a couple seasons ago. A 9-2 rout of the Chicago White Sox featured timely hitting, extra-base hits, and driving in runners in …

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Man dead, teen critical after shooting in Mississauga school parking lot: police – Toronto

A man in his 40s is dead and a teenager has critical injuries after they were shot in the parking lot of a Mississauga school overnight, police say. Peel Regional Police Const. Tyler Bell said officers responded to the parking lot adjacent to Settlers Green Public School at Montevideo Road …

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers place Cam Lawson on 6-game injured list – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost more than just the game in Monday’s pre-season defeat to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Bombers have also lost the services of Canadian defensive tackle Cam Lawson to a long-term injury. Lawson was placed on the six-game injured …

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Université du Québec à Montréal seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment – Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 23, 2024 12:19 pm Updated May 23, 2024 12:25 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Université du Québec à Montréal has filed for an injunction against pro-Palestinian protesters who set up an encampment on its downtown campus …

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Police chiefs ‘in discussion’ with Ford government over impaired driving downgrades

Ontario’s police chiefs are “in discussions” with the Ford government over a pandemic-era policy that gives suspected drunk drivers the ability to downgrade their charges and avoid a criminal record. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario’s attorney general issued a new directive to crown prosecutors to offer plea bargains in non-serious …

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Young hockey players sexually exploited, lured by coach: Peel police – Toronto

An arrest has been made after two young hockey players were allegedly sexually exploited and lured by their coach, police in Peel Region say. Peel Regional Police said in a news release Wednesday that they received information on April 16 that two young people who played hockey in a local …

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Manitoba government adds more money to job program after facing criticism – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Manitoba government has partially walked back a funding cut to a provincial summer jobs program after an outcry from community groups. Municipal Relations Minister Ian Bushie said Wednesday he is adding $300,000 to the Green Team program, which helps non-profit groups …

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Calgary’s Inglewood pool to be permanently closed – Calgary

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The City of Calgary says it’s permanently closing the aging Inglewood pool at the end of the year because it’s in need of major and costly repairs. The city says there is a risk of a major electrical failure at the facility …

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‘Mommy will help me’: Navigating the web of supports for kids with autism in Ontario

Alexis Wilson suddenly awoke one night three years ago to her four-year-old son Emmett in her room, screaming, scratching his face and hitting his head against the wall. He did not speak much aside from one sentence, the last words he would say before plunging into a deep — and …

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