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Gas prices in Ontario, Quebec to jump to highest level in 2 years: analyst

Gas prices in Ontario and Quebec will jump to their highest level in almost two years on Thursday. According to Dan McTeague, president of Canadians for Affordable Energy, the average price for a litre of gas in both provinces is set to rise 14 cents overnight. “The jump is the …

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CAA Manitoba says ‘alarming’ survey results show lack of awareness about driving high – Winnipeg

CAA Manitoba says the results of a survey it conducted last year about cannabis-impaired driving are “alarming.” The auto club says the study found that since legalization, 27 per cent of Manitoba drivers say they’ve driven a vehicle after consuming edible cannabis. Of that number, 61 per cent said they’ve …

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Nova Scotia opens first long-term care home serving Mi’kmaq seniors – Halifax

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 17, 2024 11:17 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Nova Scotia is opening the first long-term care facility in a First Nations community in the province. An opening ceremony for the 48-room facility was held today …

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‘The battle is not over’: Opponents of Highway 413 vow to fight controversial project

Opponents of Highway 413 say the “battle is not over” after a deal between the federal and provincial governments was reached to allow construction of the project to get underway. On Monday, the Trudeau and Ford governments announced they had come to an agreement that means work on the 52-kilometre …

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Leafs scoring milestones: From Bailey to Matthews

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 17, 2024 10:42 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Auston Matthews’ quest for his 70th goal of the season prompts a look back at key scoring milestones in Toronto Maple Leafs history, from Ace Bailey’s first scoring …

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Review hearing for child-killer Allan Schoenborn being held in Coquitlam

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A review hearing for B.C. child-killer Allan Schoenborn is being held Wednesday morning in Coquitlam. Schoenborn was found not criminally responsible for killing his three young children 14 years ago. He stabbed and smothered his 10-year-old daughter and eight- and five-year-old sons …

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Raptors’ Porter gets lifetime ban from NBA

TORONTO – The NBA has banned Jontay Porter for life games after completing an investigation into gambling allegations against the former Toronto Raptors’ two-way player. A league investigation found that Porter violated league rules by disclosing confidential information to sports bettors, limiting his own participation in one or more games …

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Ottawa plans to sell historic armoury in Amherst, N.S., to make way for housing – Halifax

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 17, 2024 11:36 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The federal government has announced plans to sell the historic, century-old armoury in Amherst, N.S., to make way for new housing. In the federal budget released Tuesday, the …

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Moe cautions Saskatchewan Party members over texts to legislature Speaker

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he has cautioned his caucus about texting the Speaker after his finance minister landed in hot water for doing so. Moe said Tuesday he told Saskatchewan Party members that messages to Speaker Randy Weekes can have consequences and instructed them to govern their actions accordingly. …

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