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PSAC strike: Union fined for hotdog stand outside Prime Minister’s Office

PSAC members striking in Ottawa this week were fined thousands of dollars by Ottawa bylaw officers after cooking hotdogs in front of the Prime Minister’s Office. City of Ottawa bylaw officers issued $4,305 in fines to striking Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) members in Ottawa on Wednesday and Thursday …

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Eggs thrown at John Tory’s office window on his last day as Toronto mayor – Toronto

A person threw eggs at John Tory‘s office window early Friday as he marks his last day in office as Toronto mayor. Global News captured the moment a person wearing a cowboy hat calmly approached a barrier outside Toronto city hall before pulling out some eggs and throwing them. A …

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Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet set to retire after overseeing Vatican’s bishops’ office

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 30, 2023 9:16 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Marc Ouellet, the Quebec cardinal who oversaw the Vatican’s powerful bishops’ office and has been recently accused of sexual misconduct, is retiring. Pope Francis on Monday named American-born Bishop Robert Francis …

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ABC defends axing Vancouver Renter Office, citing ‘duplication of service’ – BC

In a move condemned by Vancouver’s two Green councillors and single OneCity councillor, the reigning ABC party has voted to close down the city’s ‘Renter Office’ during a housing affordability crisis, citing concerns over its efficiency. While it had no physical presence, the Renter Office had worked to advise tenants …

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How Ontario health minister Sylvia Jones spent her 1st month in office

Across Ontario, as Sylvia Jones was being sworn in as minister of health, the province was pockmarked with emergency room closures and scaled-back operations as a staffing crisis took hold of the health-care system. The Perth and Smith District Falls Hospital was forced to close its ER for almost a …

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As public servants return to office, some decry lack of clarity, long commutes – National

Ottawa public servant YuTaek Hwang has been working remotely for nearly three years. But despite the fact that a back-to-office mandate for federal workers takes effect beginning this week, Hwang said his department has not offered any information about when he should return. “We did get a corporate email saying …

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After just 2½ years, the future of Surrey’s groundbreaking ethics office is uncertain

When Surrey announced it would be the first municipality in B.C. to have an ethics commissioner, it was hoped it would usher in a new era of transparency at city hall. But little more than two years later, the future of the office is in limbo, with city council — …

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Calgary police remove thin blue line decal from front of district office

The Calgary Police Service says it has removed a thin blue line sticker placed on the public entry to the District Two office.  CBC News was alerted to the sticker through an email Sunday and took photos of the decal the next day. CPS says it was removed Wednesday after the force …

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Meet the Vancouver-based animation studio behind the Super-Pets movie atop the box office

Animators at a Vancouver, B.C., studio helped bring Superman and his canine friend to life in a new animated film that earned top spot at the box office.  DC League of Super-Pets, which opened in theatres on Friday, was produced by Animal Logic, an animation studio headquartered in Sydney, Australia, with offices …

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