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Taxi operator closure has ‘left a gap’ in local transportation services, says northern B.C. mayor

Some businesses in a northern B.C. town are being impacted by the closure of the only local taxi service provider three months ago. In May, Paddy Hirshfield and Patrick Hibbitts said they would close Bulkley Valley Taxi as the market in Smithers — roughly halfway between Prince George and Prince Rupert, and home …

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Edmonton mayor demands 2 probes into police actions in lead-up to Chinatown killings

Follow this link to read more about CBC’s investigation into Justin Bone’s interactions with law enforcement.  Edmonton’s mayor is demanding that Alberta’s solicitor general and the city’s police commission conduct reviews into actions by police in the days before two men were beaten to death in the Chinatown district. Amarjeet Sohi’s calls for …

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3 homes under evacuation order after landslides, no other buildings at risk, Whitehorse mayor says

The City of Whitehorse issued orders of evacuation for three homes it considers at risk after two more landslides over the weekend. Mayor Laura Cabott said in a Monday afternoon news conference at city hall that no other downtown buildings or homes are currently at risk. She said two of the homes …

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