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Small B.C. community ordered to evacuate from path of wildfire southwest of Penticton

Emergency officials have ordered all residents to evacuate from the B.C. community of Olalla, about 40 kilometres southwest of Penticton, due to the Keremeos Creek wildfire. The unincorporated town, with a population of more than 400, was put under full evacuation orders Thursday afternoon, affecting roughly 200 properties, around 5 p.m. …

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N.S. sex worker going to small claims court over non-payment

A sex worker in Nova Scotia is pursuing a claim for non-payment of services in small claims court, in a case she and her advocates hope will help shift the conversation about sex work in Canada.  The woman at the centre of the case said she spent an evening with a client …

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Small Ontario town rallies to replace Pride decorations after flags cut up, destroyed

People in the town of Minto, Ont., are supporting the local LGBTQ community after Pride decorations were cut up and destroyed in acts of vandalism that police are calling hate-motivated crimes. Between June 4 and 13, Pride flags at schools in Listowel, Harriston, Drayton and Mapleton were torn down, cut up and shredded, …

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Fitbit Charge 5 review: lightweight design, bright color screen, and long battery life, but no physical buttons, screen feels too small, and UI can be confusing (Jay Peters/The Verge)

Fitbit Charge 5 review: lightweight design, bright color screen, and long battery life, but no physical buttons, screen feels too small, and UI can be confusing (Jay Peters/The Verge)

Jay Peters / The Verge: Fitbit Charge 5 review: lightweight design, bright color screen, and long battery life, but no physical buttons, screen feels too small, and UI can be confusing  —  The hardware is nice, but no physical button is a big step back  —  Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker, …

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