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Funeral held for mother, 2 children found dead in rural home near Windsor

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A funeral home in Windsor, Ont., says a mother and her two children, who were found dead in a rural residence last month, have been buried. Families First Funeral Home says that 41-year-old Carly Walsh, her 13-year-old daughter Madison and eight-year-old son …

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Funeral to be held for Saskatchewan family who died in murder-suicide

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 5, 2024 11:50 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A funeral is to be held for four members of a family who died in a murder-suicide in a rural Saskatchewan home last month. An obituary says the …

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Grief, pleas for compassion at funeral for Sri Lankan family slain in Ottawa

More than a hundred mourners offered tearful prayers and calls for solidarity and compassion on Sunday at the funeral for a Sri Lankan family slain in one of the worst mass killing’s in Ottawa’s history. Dozens gathered at the Infinity Convention Centre for a multi-faith service to remember the six …

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Family of international student killed by Winnipeg police attend funeral, call for answers – Winnipeg

The family of a 19-year-old international student killed by Winnipeg police are remembering him as a kind person with a passion for life. Yemisi Opaso and Bukola Opaso travelled from Texas and Nigeria, respectively, to attend their younger brother’s funeral. They spoke to reporters outside Winnipeg’s Thomson Funeral Home Thursday. …

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Brian Mulroney state funeral details set. What to know

Canadians will have opportunities to pay tribute to former prime minister Brian Mulroney before his state funeral in Montreal later this month, officials say. Mulroney, 84, died in Florida “peacefully and surrounded by family” last Thursday, his daughter Caroline said. He served as the country’s 18th prime minister, leading the …

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‘A funeral every week’: Drug deaths prompt protest on Siksika First Nation

A group of mostly mothers and grandmothers marched down a street in Gleichen, Alta., on Friday to raise awareness about the drug crisis on the Siksika First Nation. Each had their own story to tell about how drug use has impacted them. Pamela Edwards described her son Seth as smart, …

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Slain Ontario police officer’s funeral set for Thursday at Ottawa hockey arena

The funeral for an officer shot and killed in eastern Ontario is set for next week. Ontario Provincial Police say Sgt. Eric Mueller will have a police funeral at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on Thursday. Mueller died in hospital following the early Thursday shooting at a home in …

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Funeral for former Ontario lieutenant governor David Onley to be held Monday

TORONTO — A funeral is set to take place today in Toronto for former Ontario lieutenant-governor David Onley. Premier Doug Ford’s office says the funeral, which will be livestreamed on the province’s YouTube channel, will be held at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church at 11 a.m., with limited seating available for …

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Private funeral in Barrie, Ont. to be held Wednesday morning for slain OPP officer

BARRIE, Ont. — A private funeral is set to be held this morning for an Ontario Provincial Police officer who was shot dead in an ambush attack last week. The OPP says the service for 28-year-old Const. Grzegorz (Greg) Pierzchala will start at 11 a.m. at the Sadlon Arena in …

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B.C. RCMP officer killed in the line of duty to be honoured with regimental funeral service

Mounties are paying tribute to one of their own Wednesday with a regimental funeral service honouring a British Columbian RCMP officer killed on the job last month. Const. Shaelyn Yang, 31, a homeless and mental health outreach officer, was fatally stabbed while responding to a call about a man in a tent in a park …

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