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Changes to the justice system ‘trying to keep our people out of jail’ in Thunder Bay

More than a dozen people have died in the Thunder Bay jail since 2002, and the effectiveness of the inquest process designed to prevent future deaths of people in the government’s custody is being questioned by many familiar with the process. So the solution being proposed by activists and community justice workers is to just …

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Clarington teens charged with uttering threats; imitation handgun found nearby

Three Clarington teens are facing charges after Durham police say they threatened someone in Bowmanville. Officers say they drove to the victim’s house with an imitation gun near Liberty Street and King Street around 12:10 a.m. Thursday. Officers say the suspects drove by the victim’s home in a dark tinted vehicle and police were called. …

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Coronavirus: Mississauga looks to limit big-box stores to essential sales only amid lockdown

Mississauga’s mayor is trying to level the playing field for smaller stores which have been shuttered during Peel’s latest COVID-19 lockdown, by asking for more limitations on what big-box stores are allowed to sell. In a recorded video, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie said she and her council are trying to help smaller retailers who have …

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NHL legend Reggie Leach pays tribute to Fred Sasakamoose

An NHL legend from Manitoba is honouring an NHL pioneer from Saskatchewan and the path he cleared for First Nations people dreaming of the big league. “It’s a sad day for the hockey world, especially the First Nations across the country. We’ll miss a great guy,” said Reggie Leach, whose name is inscribed on the Stanley Cup, …

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Ontario’s COVID-19 response slower than other provinces due to “delays and conflict:” AG report

Ontario lagged behind other provinces when it first took action to slow the spread of COVID-19 and, since then, the provincial government response to the pandemic has been marked by “delays and conflict.” That’s according to the province’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, who released a new report on Wednesday. In it, she highlights issues and …

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Men with genetic disorder hemochromatosis 10 times more likely to develop liver cancer: study

A global study suggests that men with hemochromatosis — a genetic disorder that impacts one in 327 Canadians — are 10 times more likely to develop liver cancer than the general population. The study was led by a team at the University of Exeter in the U.K. with collaboration from Western University in London, Ont., …

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People Are Sharing Their Favorite Thanksgiving Eve Traditions

Buzz · Posted 3 minutes ago What Thanksgiving Eve traditions do you love? Today on The Buzz: 1. A lot of people’s Thanksgiving Eves aren’t going to look like they usually do. Happy Thanksgiving Eve! We’re loving these day-before-Thanksgiving traditions 🦃 #TheBuzz 04:50 PM – 25 Nov 2020 BuzzFeed Daily Keep up with the latest …

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In 2015, BlackRock released its Global Investor Pulse Survey. In it, 2,000 Canadians were polled as part of a larger international group. The study found that only 60% of Canadians were actively saving for retirement. Among those aged 25-34, only 52% were saving for retirement. This means that a large proportion of Canadians do not …

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