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Toronto daycare rolls back staff wage raises, blames Ontario’s funding model

A large Toronto child-care operator is rolling back raises for staff, laying the blame on how the Ontario government is funding the national $10-a-day program. The Learning Enrichment Foundation, which has 25 centres across the city, told parents in a recent letter that it had made the difficult decision to reduce pay …

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LCBO stores closed as Ontario-wide strike begins

The first LCBO strike in the history of Ontario has begun, marking the closure of government-run liquor stores across the province. Talks between the Crown agency and the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union (OPSEU) broke down on Thursday evening, with the sale of pre-mixed drinks at corner and grocery stores …

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Animal welfare organizations calling on CFIA to immediately halt exporting live horses

A group of animal rights organizations are calling on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)  to halt the practice of exporting live horses overseas for slaughter. This comes after the organizations Animal Justice and Life Investigation Agency, a Japan-based animal protection group, conducted an investigation that they say revealed a …

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Calgary Stampede rodeo medical clinic treats all kinds of aches and pains – Calgary

The action behind the bucking chutes can be as hectic as the rodeo infield at the Calgary Stampede. The rodeo’s medical clinic under the grandstand is a revolving door that starts whirling before the rodeo performance and is still spinning afterward. Not only are medical practitioners there to treat riders …

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Blue Jays offence fizzles in loss to Astros

TORONTO – After a big first inning, the Blue Jays appeared all set to bring some fireworks to their July 4 tilt against the Houston Astros. Instead, the rest of the game played out all too familiarly for Toronto, which was unable to keep its offence rolling past a wild …

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Recipe: Asparagus ‘Milanese’ perfect for Sunday brunch – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The popular summer series Simply Delicious with Susan Hay returns to Global News. The series showcases farm-to-table local produce. Executive Chef Massimo Capra, owner of Capra’s Kitchen prepares a delicious Asparagus “Milanese” perfect for Sunday brunch. 2 bunches of Green Asparagus, washed, …

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Passerby stops sexual assault on child in Pukatawagan – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A man out for an evening walk tackled another man after discovering him sexually assaulting a child in Pukatawagan Tuesday. Manitoba RCMP say the passerby was walking in a wooded area where he came upon the assault in progress. The passerby freed …

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Two missing hikers lost in woods near Antigonish, N.S., located by search teams – Halifax

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 5, 2024 11:15 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Search teams have found two hikers reported missing in northeastern Nova Scotia. The Mounties say Dan Fraser of James River, N.S., and a family member who was …

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Raptors sign three 2024 draft picks

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 4, 2024 4:31 pm Updated July 4, 2024 4:54 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors have signed 2024 draft picks Ja’Kobe Walter, Jonathan Mogbo and Jamal Shead. The Raptors did not provide …

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Teen takes parents’ car to grab food, rear-ends another vehicle on Highway 401: OPP – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario Provincial Police allege a 14-year-old took their parents’ car to get food before crashing into another vehicle. Police said it happened at around 6:30 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near Mississauga Road when a vehicle was seen …

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