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Members of Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation concerned about rising COVID cases among children

As coronavirus cases continue to climb among children in Manitoba’s Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation, some people are begging their community to avoid gathering and get vaccinated.  As of Monday night, the community, which is located about 90 kilometres northwest of Portage la Prairie, along the western shore of Lake Manitoba, is facing 24 active cases …

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Toronto police and by-law officers continue to break up large gatherings

Some people still aren’t obeying gathering limits in Toronto, especially at the city’s eastern beaches. The city says bylaw officers received 136 complaints this past weekend and responded to 60 by-law-related infractions in parks that were being patrolled. Police responded to 79 large indoor and outdoor gathering calls across the city. In all cases, officers …

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3 of the Best Canadian Passive-Income Stocks to Buy Now

Having a passive-income stream adds much-needed stability to your financial life. So, if you plan to build a passive-income portfolio, consider buying quality Canadian stocks that pay regular, safe, and growing dividends. I have shortlisted three TSX stocks that have delivered higher dividends in the past several years, thanks to their robust cash flows and …

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Mi’kmaw artist picks iconic fracking protest photo for newest stone carving

Steve Lawton says he’s wanted to carve a stone representation of a photo taken during a 2013 anti-shale gas fracking protest near Rexton, N.B., since he first saw it. Lawton, a member of Qalipu First Nation in Newfoundland now living on Vancouver Island, was serving with the Canadian Air Force in Germany when the Mi’kmaw protests made national …

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Former employee at Brampton long-term care home accused of not properly administering medication to 11 patients

Peel police say a woman who worked at a long-term care home in Brampton wasn’t properly giving patients their medication. Officers started investigating in June after they got complaints from the home, near McLaughlin Road South and Steeles Avenue West. The home told police medication wasn’t being administered to patients as prescribed. As a result, …

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