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Officials to provide update on Calgary water main break, supply concerns

Officials in Calgary are scheduled to provide an update this morning regarding last week’s massive water main break and the usage restrictions and supply concerns that emerged as a result. Mayor Jyoti Gondek, Calgary Emergency Management Agency chief Susan Henry and City of Calgary water services director Nancy Mackay are …

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Parents of Winnipeg woman killed by impaired driver say their concerns aren’t being heard – Winnipeg

The parents of a young Winnipeg woman who was killed by an impaired driver two years ago say they feel their concerns aren’t being heard by the province. Jordyn Reimer, 24, was killed by an impaired driver at the intersection of Kildare Avenue West and Bond Street in Transcona in …

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Pro-Palestinian encampment remains at University of Toronto despite safety concerns – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 3, 2024 8:04 am Updated May 3, 2024 8:09 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The University of Toronto says it’s concerned about safety as a pro-Palestinian encampment still stands at its downtown campus. A statement from the U …

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Ontario premier calls cost of gas ‘absolutely disgusting,’ raises price-gouging concerns

Ontario drivers woke up to an average fuel price of 170.2 cents per litre on Thursday and Premier Doug Ford was among those frustrated by the gas price increase. During a question and answer period at a stop in Oakville, Ont., Ford went off on gas prices, mentioning concerns about …

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Second B.C. grant program facing scrutiny amid conflict concerns

One of the B.C. government’s most recognizable programs is facing scrutiny, amid concerns about possible conflicts of interest in provincial grant administration. Opposition parties are calling for a probe of the Buy BC program, an initiative meant to help promote local agricultural products. The grant program is being administered by …

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Ontario weighing nurse practitioner funding options amid extra billing concerns

The Ford government is exploring options on how to bring nurse practitioners into the public healthcare system as service providers similar to doctors, Global News has learned, as the province deals with increased complaints of fee-based clinics that have popped up across Ontario. Government sources told Global News that Ontario …

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Regina seniors seek help from province over safety concerns in, around their home – Regina

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Some Regina seniors are sounding the alarm over a lack of safety measures in and around their home and are calling on the province for help. Marlene Robins is a current resident of the Mary Helen Herchmer, a seniors housing unit complex …

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Alberta government has ‘deep concerns’ about federal housing announcement

The Alberta government says it has “deep concerns” and not enough information about a $6-billion federal housing announcement made Tuesday morning. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement while he was in Dartmouth, N.S., as part of the government’s pre-budget tour. Trudeau says while the fund will help address the …

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Air Canada’s Hong Kong jet maintenance deal amid China discord raises security concerns

Air Canada has awarded a Hong Kong company a major contract to perform heavy maintenance on 56 of its wide-body jets, sparking concerns about Chinese spies bugging the planes and aircraft becoming trapped in China if a military conflict erupts with Taiwan. The maintenance company, HAECO, unveiled its major Air …

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Video of forceful arrest by Toronto police officers on TTC raises concerns

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Video of a forceful arrest on a TTC subway train circulating on social media is leading to questions about the need for such a severe response. Toronto police say they are aware of the video and that the “Professional Standards Unit is …

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