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Memorial for Kelowna crane collapse nears fundraising goal

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Nearly $20,000 was raised at a Sunday night concert to support the creation of a memorial for the five men who died in Kelowna’s 2021 crane collapse. The Revelry Food and Music Hub, one of Kelowna’s new music venues, hosted country musician …

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Northern lights could appear across Canada as ‘severe’ geomagnetic storm nears

The most severe geomagnetic storm of the past 20 years is expected to hit Earth on Friday night, which could impact power grid systems, navigation and radio and satellite communication. But the upside to this rare event is that Canadians across the country may be able to see a spectacular …

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Some Saskatchewan small businesses at risk of closing as loan repayment deadline nears

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Hank Ukrainetz is the owner of Hank’s Tavern, a hotel and tavern in the City of Bradwell, Sask. Her business was one of the 29,088 small businesses that benefited from federal emergency loans during the covid 19 pandemic. The Canada Emergency Business Account …

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Unifor says it’s facing resistance as GM contract deadline nears

TORONTO — Unifor says it is still facing resistance from General Motors as an Oct. 9 deadline approaches for contract negotiations, while signs of dissent also rise within the union itself as bargaining with the three major automakers continues. National president Lana Payne says some progress has been made in …

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Unifor says talks with Ford ‘meeting resistance’ as deadline nears

Canadian autoworkers say negotiations with the Big Three automakers — Ford, Stellantis and General Motors — have entered a “most crucial time” with just days until a strike deadline. Their U.S. counterparts were poised to walk off the job Thursday night. Unifor president Lana Payne said on Thursday that talks …

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Winnipegger recounts battle with Lyme disease as tick season nears – Winnipeg

Winnipegger Teresa Manitowich is recounting her battle with Lyme disease as tick season nears in Manitoba. In October of 2019, she said she began to feel the symptoms. “I just wasn’t feeling quite right. I was getting frequent headaches, I was very irritable and I had fatigue.” Over the next …

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As food prices soar, grocery code of conduct for stores nears completion – National

An industry group set up to hammer out a Canadian grocery code of conduct is getting closer to a final document, even as the way they will enforce its terms remains unclear. A new working draft of the grocery code viewed by The Canadian Press and verified by two grocery …

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Ontario’s top doctor to speak as flu season nears and COVID-19 cases expected to rise

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health is set to discuss how the province is preparing for the fall flu season, just as Ontario wastewater data shows a slight uptick in the amount of COVID-19 in the province. Dr. Kieran Moore is scheduled to provide an update at 1:00 p.m. at Queen’s Park. You …

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7 Toronto city councillors could be elected by default as nomination deadline nears

Candidates in more than a quarter of Toronto’s municipal wards hoping to land a city council seat don’t have any challengers in the upcoming election, with two weeks left to submit a nomination. After a three-month nomination period, more than a dozen people have signed up to run for mayor, but seven …

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