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Nunavut kids in care face loneliness, despair as millions spent to send them south

Iqaluit, Nunavut — Connie MacIntosh was working as a social service worker in Pond Inlet, a tiny hamlet in Nunavut, when her phone rang. On the line was a representative from a company operating group homes for youth in southern Ontario, more than 3,000 kilometres away. She said the caller …

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No home. No options: Ontario Indigenous kids ‘damaged’ by system sending them south

As Megean Taylor walks along the main gravel road of Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation, she stops and flinches in front of a white home with broken windows, covered in plywood. She lived alone in the home when she was a teenager in the First Nation, also known as Grassy Narrows, in …

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Cineplex pulls South Indian film following drive-by shootings at GTA movie theatres – Toronto

By Alex Nino Gheciu The Canadian Press Posted January 31, 2024 5:36 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Cineplex has cancelled screenings of a South Indian film following four drive-by shootings at theatres throughout the Greater Toronto Area the day it premiered. Cineplex spokesperson …

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Dog reunited with its owner 17 days after going missing in South Surrey – BC

Descrease article font size Increase article font size It was a paws-itive ending for a dog in South Surrey who was reunited with its owner after being missing for more than two weeks. Casper the Labradoodle disappeared earlier in January and survived some of the harshest conditions in the Lower …

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Extortion threats leave South Asian communities shaken in B.C., Ontario, Alberta

It started with a voice mail demanding payment of some kind, then a series of missed phone calls, later came the gun shots targeting the home of a Metro Vancouver business owner whose family and community are now gripped with fear. The businessman, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, …

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Hypothermic turtle revived after rescue from Bay of Fundy shore, shipped south – Halifax

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 24, 2023 12:10 pm Updated November 24, 2023 12:14 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size An endangered green sea turtle found on a Nova Scotia beach has been revived and shipped back to warmer waters after nearly dying in …

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Oliveira looks south, Blue Bombers face questions after Grey Cup loss – Winnipeg

Brady Oliveira wants to head south this winter, but not for a vacation. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers star running back said Tuesday that his agent is talking to NFL teams to try to get him workouts, parlaying the personal success he had this CFL season into achieving another dream. “Playing …

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South Bruce Peninsula mayor resigns after ‘racist’ comments towards local First Nations

The Mayor of South Bruce Peninsula has stepped down after a recording of him making “racist” comments about the plans for the new Chippewas of the Nawash First Nation water treatment plant was posted online. A statement posted on the town’s website Tuesday says that “Garry Michi has resigned as …

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Toronto FC has high hopes for young South African international Cassius Mailul – Toronto

TORONTO — While Toronto FC hopes South African international Cassius Mailula can make a difference this season, it’s clear both parties have an eye to the future. For TFC, the 22-year-old forward represents an investment in the future and a possible payday down the line. Mailula, meanwhile, believes the move …

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Woman in life-threatening condition after being hit by pickup truck in south Etobicoke – Toronto

Toronto police say a woman has life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a pickup truck in south Etobicoke on Tuesday afternoon. Police said that just before 2 p.m., a red Dodge Ram pickup truck was heading northbound on Thirtieth Street to make a left-hand turn on Horner Avenue to …

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