Day: September 11, 2020

Ontario couple missing for days in cottage country wilderness found alive

Cecilia and Ted Nasmith, an Ontario couple in their 70s, are recovering from what can only be described as a harrowing ordeal. “I was prepared to accept that I didn’t see any way out,” recalled Cecilia, a writer for the local Northumberland County newspaper. Their story has a happy ending but it’s how they went …

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Don’t Worry! Trump’s Defeat Won’t Wreak Havoc on the Market

After rising for five consecutive months, the market started its bumpy ride in September, as the shares of large technology firms saw a massive crash in the first week. The crash came amid U.S. president Donald Trump’s recent claims — linking his defeat to the market crash. Trump — during a press conference on September …

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Manitoba Metis Federation filing human rights complaint over COVID-19 data collection, sharing

The Manitoba Metis Federation plans to file a human rights complaint against the provincial government, its health minister and its top doctor, alleging discrimination in how Manitoba is collecting and sharing data linked to COVID-19 cases. The federation sent a letter outlining its concerns — and naming Health Minister Cameron Friesen and Chief Provincial Public Health …

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Ajax PSW charged with sexually assaulting nursing home resident in Hamilton

An Ajax man working as a temporary personal support worker (PSW) at a Hamilton nursing home has been charged with sexually assaulting a resident. Hamilton police say Angug Njoku, 62, was arrested Wednesday. He’s charged with sexual assault and fail to comply with an undertaking. According to investigators, a woman who lives at the nursing …

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Doug Ford urges Ontarians to avoid large gatherings amid ‘uptick’ in coronavirus cases

GOGAMA, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford on Friday urged residents to avoid large gatherings as the province recorded what he called an “uptick” in COVID-19 cases. Ford said the provincial government has health teams going to large urban areas including Toronto and Peel Region, which reported 71 and 38 new cases of the novel …

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More than 200 people sign letter demanding changes to University of Saskatchewan education college

More than 200 people have signed an open letter demanding more respect for Indigenous knowledge and faculty in the University of Saskatchewan’s college of education. The letter follows revelations that at least nine Indigenous faculty, as well as other senior Indigenous staff, have recently departed the U of S in frustration. U of S president Peter …

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Police ask for help identifying woman who was struck and killed by UP Express train

Toronto police are asking for your help identifying a woman who died in a rail collision. Officers say she was struck by an eastbound UP Express train near Weston Road and Black Creek Drive around 6 a.m. Monday. According to police, she was on the rail line when the train approached, but the operator wasn’t …

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