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Firefighters honoured for action during 2023 Barrington Lake wildfire – Halifax

Volunteers from across Shelburne County spent all of Saturday in Barrington, N.S., putting finishing touches on the Shelburne County Strong Relief Benefit — a night of appreciation to honour and thank the firefighters who stepped up during the Barrington Lake wildfire. Area residents spent more than 3,000 hours over the …

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Saskatoon’s Rotary Community Garden raises funds, food for those experiencing homelessness – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Saskatoon community garden is emphasizing the importance of affordable, local food while raising money and food for those experiencing homelessness. The Rotary Community Garden is being held at a Season Starter Social on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with …

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New spray pad opens at Winnipeg’s Corydon Community Centre – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A new spray pad has opened in Winnipeg just ahead of summer. On Thursday morning, the City of Winnipeg, along with the government of Canada, cut the ribbon on a 3,000-square-foot “accessible spray pad, playground and other park features” at the Corydon …

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Peterborough Community Health Centre to open temporarily at Peterborough Square – Peterborough

The newly established Peterborough Community Health Centre will begin with a temporary space in the city’s downtown. On Wednesday during Peterborough County council’s regular meeting, PCHC board chair Johnathan Bennett and interim co-executive director Christine Brander provided an update on the primary care initiative, including revealing that its new temporary home …

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Man who poses ‘significant risk’ to children released by court into community: Durham police

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A man who “poses a significant risk to the community, especially children,” has been released by a court into the community, police in Durham Region say. Durham Regional Police issued a community safety alert Friday, warning of a “high-risk offender” who was …

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Dollars and cents: Ontario homelessness spend balloons as community housing craters

Advocates are calling for a change of strategy to deal with Ontario’s housing crisis as new internal data suggests the Ford government is throwing hundreds of millions at homelessness programs while it cuts what it spends on community housing. Since Ford took office in 2018, Ontario has ramped its spending …

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Swan Valley Stampeders hockey team saved after quick community response – Winnipeg

For 25 years, the Swan Valley Stampeders have been a junior hockey staple in Western Manitoba. But for a few hours this week, the team seemed as though it might come to an end. The team entered the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) in 1999, and hundreds of young men …

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Montreal Caribbean community excited for carnival parade after last year’s cancelation – Montreal

There’s was a collective sigh of relief among members of Montreal’s Caribbean communities, as news broke late last week that the city approved plans to throw a Caribbean carnival parade this summer. “Yes, yes,” beams Montreal Soca deejay, Jason Forbes. “I am so excited that that’s actually happening. It’s crazy …

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Five arrested in Manitoba community after RCMP drug bust – Winnipeg

By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted April 9, 2024 1:00 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Four people are behind bars after an RCMP drug bust in Kinosao Sipi Cree Nation, Man. Sunday afternoon, Mounties served a search warrant at a home in the …

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