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Lower bond yields could soon mean cheaper mortgages. Here’s why – National

With the Bank of Canada offering little hope to those aching for interest rate relief, experts say some Canadians might be able to get a break on their mortgage by paying closer attention to the bond market. While the central bank sets the benchmark interest rate broadly for Canadians and …

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What will this winter be like? Grab the hot cocoa — here’s your 2023 forecast

After three consecutive La Niña winters, a moderate El Niño is now well established in the central Pacific Ocean. This warmer-than-normal water affects the jet stream and weather patterns around the planet and often leads to milder and less snowy winters in Canada. The weather pattern also becomes more variable, …

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Province releases Ontario Science Centre business case. Here’s what it says

The current home of the Ontario Science Centre is facing more than $300 million in “critical” maintenance and repairs, a provincial analysis suggests. The figure is part of a business case prepared by the provincial government to consider the idea of moving the key city attraction from Don Mills Road and Eglinton …

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Numerous schools in Ontario received bomb threats. Here’s what we know

Police in Ontario are working to investigate after numerous bomb threats were called into schools across the province, prompting warnings and evacuations. The total number of schools impacted by bomb threats on Wednesday was not clear, according to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), who said the threats stretched from parts of …

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At least 1.7K dead as world leaders condemn Hamas for Israel attack. Here’s the latest – National

More than 1,700 are dead as Israel continues its retaliation over a surprise weekend attack by Hamas militants that has shaken the Middle East and ignited fears of a bigger regional escalation. Israel’s military said Tuesday it had regained effective control over its south and the border with Gaza, four …

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Here’s how to get COVID-19, flu shots in Toronto this fall season – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Public Health said it is launching its “fight the flu and COVID-19” vaccination campaign this fall season “in anticipation of a surge in respiratory illnesses.” In a press release on Tuesday, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said it is now offering COVID-19 …

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A record $68M Lotto 6/49 Gold Ball draw is guaranteed tonight. Here’s how it works

On Wednesday, a Canadian, or a group of Canadians, will win $68 million while playing Lotto 6/49. In most instances, there is a chance someone will win the big prize but in this case, it is guaranteed someone will score the Gold Ball jackpot. “So Lotto 6/49 offers players the …

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Here’s how much waste Regina’s new curbside organics program is diverting so far

In a little over a week, the City of Regina has recorded some level of success with the new organic waste collection program, after 425 tonnes of compostable material was collected in just five collection days. Acting executive director of Citizen Services, Kurtis Doney, says the city has seen garbage …

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As interest rate decision looms, here’s what to expect in the fall housing market – National

Canada’s housing market could face a chill this fall as prospective buyers and sellers wait to see where the Bank of Canada’s interest rate path will head, according to new polling released Tuesday. Re/Max Canada said in a report that home prices are expected to remain flat nationally from August …

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Halifax considers applying for ‘Bee City’ status. Here’s the buzz – Halifax

Halifax regional council is considering applying for “Bee City” status, in an effort to help preserve the city’s pollinator population in the years to come. Bee City Canada is a program from Pollinator Partnership Canada that aims to “inspire cities, towns, First Nations, schools, businesses and other organizations to take …

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