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Winnipeg mayor appoints senior advisor to work with homeless population – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Winnipeg’s mayor has appointed a new advisor to help support some of the city’s most vulnerable. Scott Gillingham announced Friday that Jarred Baker will serve as Winnipeg’s senior advisor on homelessness, beginning June 5. The mayor said Baker has more than 15 …

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Lake Winnipeg’s future worries Manitoba’s fishing industry after zebra mussel invasion – Winnipeg

A new species is making its home in Lake Winnipeg, leaving fishers and local residents worried. Zebra mussels are seen as an invasive species in Manitoba’s largest lake, clogging up fishing boats, nets, and ropes. The government of Canada defines the species as invasive, seen not just along Lake Winnipeg …

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N.B. government to table budget as province sees surge in population – New Brunswick

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 21, 2023 8:32 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size New Brunswick’s finance minister is scheduled to table a provincial budget today as the government grapples with problems in health care and housing and the effects of a population surge. …

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Birdhouse project raises funds for Oliver, B.C. homeless population – Okanagan

A community art project in Oliver, B.C., has been raising funds for the local homeless population. Oliver Councillor Dave Mattes, his wife, along with local organizations helped bring his idea to life nearly two years ago. The project includes 40 unique birdhouses located on the corner of Main Street and …

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Population of Kingston, Ont. region jumped in 2022 – Kingston

The Kingston area’s population took a big jump last year during the height of the pandemic. Over 3,000 people moved to the Limestone City. While population growth can be good in some aspects, it can lead to growing pains in other areas. Kingston is building new housing across the city, …

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Ambulance use in Ontario has grown far faster than population, study finds

A new study finds ambulance use in Ontario increased significantly in the years leading up to the pandemic, outpacing the growth in both population and hospital emergency room visits by other means.  The study was led by researchers at Hamilton’s McMaster University and it looked at the yearly numbers of patients transported by …

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