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City wants researchers to study Calgarians’ exposure to noise – Calgary

The City of Calgary is recommending city noise data be made available to “interested researchers” to study the impact of noise on Calgarians. It follows a motion from Ward 8 Coun. Courtney Walcott calling on the administration to bring forward a “noise policy vision,” with a review of existing city …

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Toronto residents worry about impacts of air show noise on pets and those with PTSD – Toronto

Labour Day weekend, but they’re also prompting outcry from those who fear the noise from the event does more harm than good. Detractors of the Canadian International Air Show say the event, a staple of the Canadian National Exhibition featuring military pilots demonstrating their most elaborate loops, rolls and turns, …

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‘Perpetual noise’: Kelowna, B.C. resident frustrated with pickleball court – Okanagan

It’s one of the fastest-growing sports in the country and a growing pain for residents in a Kelowna, B.C. neighbourhood. Shane Jamieson bought her house in 2021, unaware of the pickleball court in her neighbour’s yard. But for over a year, she says she has been dealing with a constant …

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Brampton moves to ban personal fireworks after ‘significant growth’ in safety, noise complaints

Toronto The City of Brampton is moving to ban the use of personal fireworks for holidays after “significant growth” in complaints related to safety, noise and debris.  Short-range fireworks currently allowed on private property on Victoria Day, Canada Day, Diwali and New Year’s The Canadian Press · Posted: Nov 25, 2022 11:28 …

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Excessive vehicle noise could earn you a ticket in Red Deer thanks to updated bylaw, new detectors

Red Deer RCMP and Community Peace Officers are beginning to enforce an updated city bylaw tackling excessive vehicle noise with the help of new decibel readers. The city approved a change to the Community Standards Bylaw in May, which sets excessive noise levels for vehicles at idle at 92 decibels …

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Turn the volume down on vehicle noise, Toronto residents ask city, police

More than two years ago, the streets were quiet around Ingrid Buday’s west-end Toronto condo. COVID-19 had just hit and the roads were empty. “I felt like there was just this expanse where I could enjoy my balcony and I could sleep at night with the door open,” Buday said. It didn’t …

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