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Good news or a difficult time? What the end of Peel Region means and what needs to be done – Toronto

The demise of Region of Peel is a “good news story” or “a difficult time,” depending on who you ask. The regional government is responsible for the most residents in Ontario after the City of Toronto and manages billions of dollars in services and buildings, ranging from paramedics to homeless …

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Fear of reprisal means some Quebec doctors are afraid to give MAID, college of physicians says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 25, 2023 11:23 am Updated August 25, 2023 11:54 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Quebec’s college of physicians says some doctors in the province are afraid to perform medical aid in dying (MAID) because they fear reprisals. The professional …

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Winnipeg youth crime means annual summer party’s future in question, founder says – Winnipeg

A Winnipeg organization dedicated to supporting inner kids says it’s hesitant to host its annual block party event this year due to a concerning trend in youth crime. Kent Dueck, founder of Inner-City Youth Alive, told 680 CJOB’s The Start that violence has gotten noticeably worse among Winnipeg youth over …

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Nova Scotia rent supplement threshold change means people need to pay more to get help – Halifax

A quiet change to a federal-provincial housing supplement means Nova Scotians will have to pay more of their income on housing in order to qualify for government help. Previously, people who spent 30 per cent or more of their pre-tax income on rent or housing costs could qualify for the Canada-Nova …

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International students are now able to work full time. What that means for B.C.’s economy

Business leaders say a federal pilot project that allows international students to work full time could benefit B.C.’s economy, even as student advocates worry about its impact on workload. Experts say the move could help employers struggling with labour shortages and provide them with more flexibility and job security. Under a pilot project …

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Why Xi Jinping publicly rebuked Justin Trudeau, and what it means for Canada’s relations with China

Xi Jinping’s threatening rebuke of Justin Trudeau was a rare and surprising move by the Chinese president, and highlighted the disregard he has for the Canadian prime minister, according to some experts and former diplomats.  “He certainly wouldn’t speak like that to the U.S. president. So it does suggest that Mr. Xi has a degree of disdain …

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Inflation’s hit to consumer spending power means retailers may refocus on the low end

When the Hudson’s Bay Co. announced last week that it was jolting Zellers back from the dead, many former shoppers were moved to share fond memories of the discount chain. From old-fashioned Coke bottles to retro kitchen products, retailers know that nostalgia can sell. To the extent that some Canadians find themselves yearning …

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Wyoming’s dedication to Donald Trump likely means the end of the road for Liz Cheney

To get a sense of just how committed the voters of Wyoming are to former U.S. president Donald Trump, look no further than the Laramie County Fair.  Inside a large metal barn complex on the outskirts of the state capital of Cheyenne, hundreds of young ranchers have brought their cows, …

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A heat wave is building across the Prairies and climate change means we can expect more

CBC Alberta and Saskatchewan have teamed up for a new pilot series on weather and climate change on the Prairies. Meteorologist Christy Climenhaga will bring her expert voice to the conversation to help explain weather phenomena and climate change and how it impacts everyday life. A heat wave is building …

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Bigger battle groups, more reinforcements: What overhauling NATO means to Canada

Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary general of NATO, likely didn’t set out to steal anyone’s thunder — but it was hard for anyone at the G7 Summit in Germany to ignore the man on Monday. Affable, seemingly awkward sometimes, the former prime minister of Norway has been a steady, usually unflappable …

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