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Feds contribute $21M to Boyle Street’s new support centre in downtown Edmonton

With a $21-million grant from the federal government, Boyle Street Community Services has been able to gather $45 million in funding for a new multi-service support centre in downtown Edmonton. The new 75,000-square-foot facility will help those dealing with homelessness and poverty. Boyle Street had to move from its aging …

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Formal name change for controversial Winnipeg streets weeks away – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Two Winnipeg roads are one step closer to being formally renamed after city council approved a bylaw Thursday. The city says Bishop Grandin Boulevard is set to be officially known as Abinojii Mikanah, and Grandin Street will become Taapweewin Way. The new …

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Asylum seekers, refugees relocated from downtown Toronto streets to North York church – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Asylum seekers and refugees who were camped out along the streets of downtown Toronto waiting for shelter and housing have been temporarily relocated to a church in North York. Dozens of people had been living in tents along Richmond and Peter streets …

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Powerful summer storm leaves 150K in the dark, floods streets in Quebec

Quebecers are surveilling the damage Friday after a powerful summer storm — that produced at least one confirmed tornado — flooded roads, downed trees and left thousands in the dark. Hydro-Québec says about 150,000 households were still without electricity as of 11 a.m. on Friday. The situation is improving as …

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Girls at risk as convicted sex offender is back on Winnipeg streets, police say – Winnipeg

A convicted sex offender with a lengthy rap sheet of offences against children is back on the streets, and expected to live in Winnipeg, police say. The Manitoba integrated high-risk sex offender unit is warning Winnipeggers that Leslie Wayne Oliver Mercredi, 32, was released from the Headingley Correctional Centre on …

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Blue Bombers fans should expect delays on Winnipeg streets to and from games – Winnipeg

By Nicole Buffie Global News Posted May 30, 2023 12:03 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Fans looking to catch a Blue Bombers game in Winnipeg this summer will have to have a little bit of patience on their commute. The franchise is advising there will be …

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Homes flooded, streets blocked off as spring flooding hits Hudson – Montreal

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Hudson has fallen victim to spring flooding as the waters of the Ottawa River spilled over, flooding dozens of homes Thursday in the off-island suburb west of Montreal. Water levels rose 19 centimetres in the past 24 hours, according to town officials. …

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Road construction season begins as city announces road closures – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The 2023 road construction season is about to get underway and the city is warning drivers of upcoming road closures. Stafford Street between Pembina Highway and Grant Avenue will close Monday until October 20. And Johnson Avenue West between Henderson Highway and …

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Montreal’s summer pedestrian streets are a hit. So why don’t we keep them going?

There are a lot of things Janice LaGiorgia loves about having a pedestrian street. During the pandemic, when she was feeling at her lowest, she said she’d leave her Verdun apartment and head toward Wellington St. “I would go out and I would walk and it made me feel so much …

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