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London Knights improve to 2-0 at 2024 Memorial Cup with win over Moose Jaw Warriors

Sam O’Reilly scored once and added an assist as the London Knights edged the Moose Jaw Warriors 5-4 to earn their second win at the 2024 Memorial Cup tournament in Saginaw, Mich. The Warriors made things tight late but London held through the final 3:55 of the game. Easton Cowan …

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Ontario mom calls courtroom statement ‘slap in the face’ to her dying son

The mother of a teenage boy who was horrifically injured in a hit-and-run crash just weeks before his 18th birthday believes her son, now almost 23, is just “holding on for this trial.” Abby Roby shared her thoughts outside court in London, Ont., on Tuesday after the defence made additional …

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College, City of Winnipeg build on free menstrual product accessibility – Winnipeg

A local college and the City of Winnipeg are marking Menstrual Hygiene Day with a focus on cost and accessibility. On Tuesday, Red River College (RRC) announced it put baskets of free menstrual products, including tampons and pads, in every washroom on campus. Jodi Pluchinski, director of safety, health and security services …

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B.C. wineries competing to be in top-50 catalogue

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Hundreds of wines are being put to the test to see which wineries will make British Columbia’s top 50 catalogue. “It’s a very rigorous judging process,” said Alana Dickson of the Okanagan Spring Wine Festival. “We have nine judges from across B.C. …

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Government by Gmail: Private email used to remind staff of code of conduct rules

In the wake of the Greenbelt scandal, as the Ford government began implementing recommendations made by Ontario’s Auditor General, the Premier’s Office brought in a party stalwart to help identify conflicts of interest and improve the conduct of political staff. Deb Hutton, who once served as the chief of staff …

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Ontario woman living illegally in RV encampment as rents continue to rise

An unhoused woman almost a year into exile at a small RV encampment in Hamilton’s North End says she’s hopeful a permanent housing solution that fits her needs will arrive soon. Heather Grant’s precarious life at the Barton-Tiffany brownfield continues after a dispute over plumbing with a landlord last June …

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Firefighters receive special training to combat wildfires near urban communities

Firefighters from across Canada have gathered in Strathcona County to learn more about responding to wildland fires in urban areas. The county is the first Canadian community in 2024 to host the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Responding to the Interface (RTI) program to further their specialized training in …

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First Nation legislator makes history at Queen’s Park with speech in Oji-Cree

After decades of being told his first language should be forgotten, Sol Mamakwa stood on the floor of the Ontario legislature about to make history. But he couldn’t shake the thought that he should continue in English and not Anishininiimowin, also called Oji-Cree, the language his mother taught him. “I …

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Via Rail paid $11 million in bonuses amid travel delays and losses

Via Rail handed out millions of dollars in bonuses to executives and employees, amid frequent travel delays, ongoing financial troubles, and increased government subsidies, newly released documents show. A report this month from the Crown Corporation found 40 per cent of its trains were late in 2023, while its operating …

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