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Advocates ‘very sad’ by lack of help for homeless encampment residents in Ontario city

If not here, then where? The question frequently arises when it comes to homeless encampments and seems not to have an easy answer while the country deals with the housing crisis. On Monday, residents of an encampment at Milligan’s Park in Barrie, Ont., were issued a bylaw violation notice for …

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CAA Manitoba says ‘alarming’ survey results show lack of awareness about driving high – Winnipeg

CAA Manitoba says the results of a survey it conducted last year about cannabis-impaired driving are “alarming.” The auto club says the study found that since legalization, 27 per cent of Manitoba drivers say they’ve driven a vehicle after consuming edible cannabis. Of that number, 61 per cent said they’ve …

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Ontario man stranded in Costa Rica due to lack of hospital beds at home

A Canadian man who suffered a medical emergency in Costa Rica is stuck waiting in a hospital after his family was told no hospitals in Ontario are able to admit him due to a lack of available beds. Grant Rice of Calabogie, Ont., located west of Ottawa, was spending his …

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Lack of connectivity in rural, remote Manitoba dangerous in emergencies, firefighter says – Winnipeg

In an emergency, the number is 911. But what happens when your call doesn’t patch through? For 1,400 people in Eddystone, Man., located in the Rural Municipality of Alonsa, that’s a problem they live with in the midst of unpredictable cell and internet service. “For cellphone coverage, you can be …

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Manitoba international students face health-care dilemma due to lack of coverage – Winnipeg

Manitoba international students continue to struggle with healthcare according to a new report. Published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the report highlights testimonies from international students about the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We believe that the findings presented in this report shed light on an important human …

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Wolfe Island residents frustrated with lack of progress on Wolfe Islander IV – Kingston

The date when the Wolfe Islander IV will finally come into full service has been a moving target since the ferry was delivered nearly two years ago. The fall deadline set by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to have the Wolfe Islander IV in service has come and gone. “Yeah …

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New Ontario Liberal Leader Bonnie Crombie says PC attack ads show ‘lack of civility’

TORONTO — Bonnie Crombie, the new leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, says she hasn’t seen the attack ads the Progressive Conservatives have launched against her — but she has plenty of thoughts on them. “I wouldn’t waste my time,” she said in a year-end interview with The Canadian Press. …

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No lack of caffeine here: Winnipeg coffee businesses see growth through local support – Winnipeg

While the pandemic saw many businesses shutter, it also saw some open, grow, or evolve by shoring up customers in a time of economic challenges. Sheepdog Brew Co. is a tasty example of how the power of caffeine and brand development can open new doors. For first responder Shawn Black, …

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Cost, lack of insurance keeping Canadians from seeing the dentist: StatCan – National

With the federal government’s early steps for a dental care plan expected to be announced before the end of the year, new data from Statistics Canada suggests more than one in three Canadians had not visited a dentist over the span of 12 months between 2021 and 2022 — and …

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Code red alert issued temporarily over lack of Toronto ambulances: union – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A “code red alert” was issued for a portion of Monday meaning there were no transport ambulances available in Toronto, according to the paramedic union. In a post just before 5 p.m. Monday on X, formerly known as Twitter, the Toronto Paramedic …

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