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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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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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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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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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Edmonton Humane Society shifts to walk-in adoption process to quickly find pets their forever homes – Edmonton

In an effort to find more animals their forever home more quickly, the Edmonton Humane Society is changing the way it adopts out pets. Starting this Friday, the EHS will be moving to a walk-in, in-person adoption process. Previously, the society’s adoption process was done through an online appointment-based approach. …

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City of Brandon monitors Assiniboine water levels after flood warning issued – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Officials in Brandon, Man., are keeping an eye on the water levels of the Assiniboine River after the province issued a flood warning on Friday. The warning extends from the Shellmouth Dam all the way to Brandon due to the recent fast …

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Saskatoon residents can apply for energy upgrade, installation loans in May – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The city of Saskatoon said it will be accepting new applications for its home energy loan program on May 1. The program offers low-interest loans to single-family homeowners so they can do energy efficiency upgrades or renewable energy installation that are repayable …

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Manitoba premier and delegation head to U.S. on trade mission – Winnipeg

By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted April 15, 2024 6:13 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew and several others are making a trip to the U.S. on a trade mission. The group, including Canada’s ambassador to the U.S., Gary Doer, …

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More than $300K spent to police St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Waterloo

Descrease article font size Increase article font size There were around 9,500 revellers at the unsanctioned street party on Marshall Street on the Saturday of St. Patrick’s Day weekend, according to a report prepared by Waterloo Regional Police for the services board. The report, which will be presented to the …

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