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Repairs underway as intense storm knocks out power across the Maritimes

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 1, 2022 8:40 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size More than 86,000 homes and businesses in Nova Scotia were in the dark this morning after an intense storm swept through the region. A band of heavy rain and powerful southerly …

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Canada’s ERs are under intense pressure — and winter is coming

Hospital emergency departments are jammed up in much of the country even before the traditional flu season begins, raising concerns about the winter months ahead. In Montreal, for instance, ERs hovered at about 150 per cent capacity for much of the past week — and some surpassed 200 per cent. Dr. Judy …

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Amid intense scrutiny, human rights complaints, Thunder Bay police chief announces retirement

Amid human rights complaints, investigations and external oversight, the police service and its oversight board in Thunder Bay, Ont.,  have another task ahead of them — finding a new chief.  Police Chief Sylvie Hauth has announced her retirement, effective next year.  In a statement released to media on Thursday morning, Hauth said she has informed …

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