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Calls for change after 2 sexual assaults reported at Toronto Metropolitan University – Toronto

In March 2022, the first school term back following pandemic-related closures, Ruth Panofsky, an English professor at Toronto Metropolitan University, said she was approached by a graduate student who disclosed she had been sexually assaulted on campus. “She was absolutely breathless, fearful and terrorized,” she said. “I had never experienced …

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Sunday’s balmy weather a welcome change for Winnipeggers – Winnipeg

Sunday’s balmy weather was welcome news to Winnipeggers as they enjoyed being outside skating, skiing and sledding. It was a welcome change from last year’s winter, which had people shovelling their way out from a near-record snowfall. “With the cold bug that we had last year, it’s actually great to …

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Manitoba climate change and weather year in review – Winnipeg

2022 in Manitoba began with snow and lots of it. It led to spring flooding across the province and a record-breaking fall. “The all-time yearly precipitation record in Winnipeg was broken in October on October 24,” Environment and Climate Change meteorologist Sara Hoffman said. At that point 739.7 mm had …

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Planning to buy a car in 2023? Expectations will have to ‘change’, experts caution – National

Finding affordable and quality vehicles has been difficult for the last couple of years — be it due to semi-conductor shortages or supply chain issues — and according to some industry experts, the Canadian auto market will continue to reflect past trends for most of 2023 before things ease up …

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Woodbine announces change of $1 million stakes race to King’s Plate for 2023

TORONTO — After 70 years as The Queen’s Plate, Canada’s oldest thoroughbred race is getting a name change next year. The $1 million stakes race will be known as The King’s Plate when it is run for the 164th time on Aug. 20, 2023, at Woodbine Racetrack. The change follows …

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How climate change has helped greener energy businesses take off in Canada

Many Canadian businesses have been hit hard in the last few years by everything from the pandemic to the war in Ukraine and climate change. But for some, climate change has been a boon, in part because of government grants meant to increase energy efficiency as Canada aims for net-zero emissions by 2050.  It’s all part of a …

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How B.C. Parks is rebuilding a world-famous hiking trail to survive climate change

B.C. Parks is in the midst of repairing Mount Robson Provincial Park’s Berg Lake Trail — ruined by extreme flooding caused by 2021’s heat dome. The time-consuming, complicated work is intended to protect the park from the damaging effects of climate change. News Source link

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Putting a price on nature can help municipalities adapt to climate change

What On Earth53:50Putting a price on nature How a small town is saving millions on climate adaptation by embracing nature’s services. Climate action as a public health solution. And can throwing soup at art lead to policy change? On a sunny day in early October, Ryan Belanger, his wife, a …

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How the U.S. midterm elections might change the conversation between Ottawa and Washington

While the U.S. midterm elections could change the political landscape in Washington, experts say they’re unlikely to have much of an impact on Canada-U.S. relations — although they could shift the discussion on some key issues. The midterms elect one-third of the U.S. Senate and the entire House of Representatives, both of which …

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Meet the B.C. residents training to make their neighbourhoods more resilient to climate change

One of the newest residents in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Kensington-Cedar Cottage is also one of the most enthusiastic about bringing the community together and making it more resilient to climate change. Rosalva Treviño, 36, emigrated from northern Mexico just over a year ago and recently became a permanent resident. Since …

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