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‘We don’t track data as well as we should,’ Ontario housing minister says

Ontario’s housing minister says poor data tracking is making it harder for the Ford government to keep on top of how many new units have been built as it targets 1.5 million new homes by 2031. Housing Minister Paul Calandra told a committee at the Ontario legislature Thursday afternoon his …

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Lyme disease cases are rising. We don’t have a vaccine — but we used to – National

With Lyme disease cases climbing steadily in Canada, the lack of an available vaccine has become a pressing concern among infectious disease specialists. Getting bitten by a tick means risking a potential infection with Lyme disease. If left undiagnosed or untreated early, the bacteria can spread deep into different parts …

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Daughter of woman killed in Gardiner crash: ‘I don’t understand the recklessness of it’ – Toronto

Norma Buendia’s daughter never thought her mother would die at the age of 58, until October 3, 2021, when she got a call from her younger brother saying that their mom had been killed. In a victim impact statement read out in Superior Court Tuesday at the sentencing hearing for …

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What we know — and don’t — in Ontario’s deadly Highway 401 police pursuit crash

There are still plenty of unanswered questions surrounding a crash on Highway 401 Monday evening that resulted in the deaths of four people and involved a wrong-way police pursuit. The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU), which investigates the conduct of officers in serious incidents, including those that have resulted in …

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Higher oil prices don’t shake industry talk on spending discipline at CAPP conference

The price of oil has been on a steady climb all year, but the talk at Canada’s biggest oil and gas conference is still focused on spending discipline. Industry leaders at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers conference, held in Toronto this year, have been emphasizing their predictability and focus …

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‘Don’t give rabbits as gifts for Easter,’ animal rights advocates urge – Montreal

With Easter just around the corner, animal rights advocates are again warning the public to think carefully before giving rabbits as pets. That means rabbits like Huey who was rescued in the bush south of Montreal in February by volunteers. That was his first stroke of luck. “He was part …

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‘You don’t dig up anything that’s buried’: Old pet cemetery in Surrey slated for development – BC

A Surrey, B.C., city councillor says she is opposed to plans to turn a local pet cemetery into a housing development. The plot of land in Newton, at 147 A and 78 Avenue, has been used since at least the early 50s to bury family pets. There are believed to …

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Ontario woman found dead after police allegedly don’t respond to 911 call

Ontario’s police watchdog says it is looking into the death of a young woman at a home in Thunder Bay after it says police did not respond to a domestic disturbance call. The victim’s family identified her to Global News as Jenna Ostberg, a 21-year-old First Nations woman. The Special Investigations …

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Doug Ford responds to Metrolinx complaint: ‘I don’t direct or control anyone’

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is denying that his government directly controls communications at the provincial transit agency Metrolinx. Speaking at an event in Ottawa, Ford said his government was not controlling Metrolinx. “I don’t direct or control anyone,” Ford said. The denial comes after Global News revealed an internal email …

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Don’t buy abortion or morning-after pills from this website, Health Canada warns – National

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Health Canada has issued a warning to consumers about purchasing unauthorized abortion and morning-after pills sold from the website “Dr. Pooja.” On Tuesday, the health regulator issued a public advisory about the prescription drugs containing mifepristone and misoprostol (also known as the …

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