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Listuguj celebrates its high school grads with banners, gathering, parade

High school grads in Listuguj, Que., weren’t able to walk across the stage to receive their diploma or celebrate prom with their classmates this year, but the Mi’kmaw community in the Gaspé Peninsula marked the milestone with banners, parade, and a special gathering. This year, 23 students from the community graduated from Sugarloaf Senior High School …

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Durham reports two new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, number of active cases drops to 42

Just two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Durham Region on Saturday. No new deaths were announced. The death toll remains at 180, with 152 of those in long-term care or retirement homes. To date Durham has reported 1,685 cases of COVID-19, but only 42 of those are active as of Saturday. There are …

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Métis leader says children in care left out of Manitoba’s pandemic response

The Manitoba Metis Federation’s president says the province has left vulnerable foster children out of pandemic response plans. “When this pandemic came into play the province did not give us one penny more, knowing full well the complications we are going to face as an agency,” David Chartrand said. “Not one … penny was issued …

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TFSA Investors: How to Earn $410 in Monthly Income and Pay Zero Taxes to the CRA

The Tax-free Savings Account (TFSA) is a versatile and flexible investment account for Canadians. While TFSA contributions are not tax deductible, any withdrawal in the form of dividends or capital gains is tax-free. This program began back in 2009 and provides Canadians over the age of 18 to set aside tax-free money throughout their lifetime. …

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Bruce McArthur

Oshawa loses “staunch supporter” with death of Bruce McArthur, 81

OSHAWA — Former Oshawa councillor and longtime city port authority representative Bruce McArthur has died at age 81. He died on Dec. 26 following a battle with cancer. McArthur served as an Oshawa city and regional councillor from 1977 to 1985 and worked with numerous local organizations, including serving on the Durham Regional Police Service …

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Province Durham look for solutions to Hwy

Province, Durham look for solutions to Hwy. 401 sinkhole in Whitby

DURHAM — It could be several days before a sinkhole on Hwy. 401 is fixed. The hole is in the far left eastbound lane between Brock Street and Thickson Road in Whitby. According to the Ministry of Transportation (MTO), the “formation of the sinkhole is related to Durham Region’s ongoing watermain installation near Brock Street, …

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