Day: September 6, 2020

Durham police respond to ‘unusually high level’ of drug overdoses

Durham Regional Police say emergency crews have responded to an “unusually high level” of drug overdoses in recent days. Police said they responded to 11 overdoses, including one fatality, in Durham Region in the span of 36 hours. Police said many of the overdoses involved cocaine, heroin or fentanyl. Officers said some appeared to involve …

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Beaded map of Canada creates ‘a sense of community’ among Indigenous artists amid pandemic

What started as a response to pandemic boredom has grown into a collaborative mosaic of beadwork that promotes Indigenous artists across Canada and the United States. Since March, dozens of Indigenous artists had been taking up a challenge to bead their states and provinces. Their hard work, diversity in beading styles, techniques, and cultural influences …

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‘They were incredible people’: Oshawa, Ont. family continues to be mourned following tragic shooting

A memorial continues to grow in honour of the Traynor family after a tragic shooting early Friday in Oshawa that claimed the lives of four family members and wounded one other. “They were incredible people and they had a beautiful family and if you knew them, you loved them,” said Angela Guglielmo, a mother of …

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Bannock doughnuts win fans at new First Nation-owned café

A new twist on an old treat is winning over fans in Prince George, B.C. A café owned by the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation has started serving bannock covered in chocolate, maple and other flavours alongside its soup and sandwiches — winning praise from customers on social media, and in person. “The reviews have been really …

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Toronto police make arrest after stabbing victim follows attacker

Toronto police have made an arrest after they say a stabbing victim pursued his own attacker in a vehicle. Officers were called shortly after 9:30 p.m. to the area of Davenport Road and Caledonia Park Road. They say the victim was stabbed multiple times, and then began driving after the suspect. Eventually, police say he …

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