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COVID Ont 20200503 As Ontarians absorb the disturbing military report on conditions at five long-term care homes in the Toronto area, two women with loved ones in facilities in...
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CBC News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 14:23 | Hallie Cotnam
The City of Kingston has announced it will be reverting back to the limit of one untagged bag of garbage per week.
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Global News - Canada | May 28, 2020 - 14:10 | Shauna Cunningham
Kingston Pride has announced that events to mark Pride will be held virtually this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Global News - Canada | May 28, 2020 - 13:34 | Shauna Cunningham
Officials have not released the name of the 29-year-old victim but she is being identified online as Regis Korchinski-Paquet. By Thursday morning, #JusticeForRegis was trending on Twitter across Canada.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2020 - 13:25 | Wendy Gillis - Staff Reporter,Jenna Moon - Staff Reporter,Margaryta Ignatenko - Staff Reporter
A Nova Scotia flag that flew inside one of the Snowbird jets during their recent flight over the Maritime province as part of Operation Inspiration is being auctioned off on eBay as a fundraiser in memory of crash victim Capt. Jennifer Casey.
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CTV News - National | May 28, 2020 - 13:15 | Allan April
The date of the service has not been set, but details will be announced on the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Facebook page.
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Global News - Canada | May 28, 2020 - 13:06 |
One in three nursing home residents to fall ill with COVID-19 in Ontario has died, new statistics show as Premier Doug Ford’s government faces continued pressure to improve levels of care.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2020 - 13:03 | Rob Ferguson - Queen's Park Bureau
The man, who cannot be identified in order to protect the identity of his stepdaughter, was charged with sexual interference, sexual assault and sexual exploitation in connection with alleged incidents dating back to 1988.
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Global News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:52 |
There were three new coronavirus cases announced by Ontario's Waterloo Public Health Thursday, the lowest result the agency has announced in weeks.
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Global News - Canada | May 28, 2020 - 12:48 | Kevin Nielsen
Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders and a homicide detective are holding a news conference Thursday afternoon. Dimarjio Jenkins, 21, was killed and two others were injured.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2020 - 12:38 | Wendy Gillis - Staff Reporter,Betsy Powell - Courts Reporter
World’s largest hornet set the U.S. abuzz when it was discovered in Washington state this month
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2020 - 12:30 | Alex McKeen - Vancouver Bureau
MP Karen Vecchio (Conservative), Lindsay Mathyssen (NDP), and Jenica Attwin (Green) spoke to reporters on Thursday about their letter to the federal ministers of public safety, justice, and women and gender equality calling for immediate action and support for victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking. Vecchio said girls in the London abused women’s centre...
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Global News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:28 |
CHSLD Lionel-Émond care home long-term gatineau COVID-19 An employee at CHSLD Lionel-Émond has died of COVID-19, the first health-care worker in western Quebec to fall victim to the...
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CBC News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:26 | CBC News
In disbarring Robert Comartin, a regulatory tribunal concluded he had acted dishonestly and shamelessly for the better part of a decade in helping himself to hundreds of thousands of dollars under the guise of "legal fees."
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Global News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:23 |
There's no road map for moving children back into the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, so we reached out to three experts to find out how parents can ease this transition.
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Global News - Canada | May 28, 2020 - 12:20 | Laurel Gregory
A small Newfoundland and Labrador community is preparing a virtual service to mourn the deaths of four fishermen, three of them from one family.
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CTV News - National | May 28, 2020 - 12:19 | The Canadian Press
The Ontario Provincial Police has confirmed a New Brunswick man has died in a mining incident near Thunder Bay, Ont.
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CTV News - National | May 28, 2020 - 12:17 | Melanie Price
The City’s Planning Committee today approved a zoning amendment to permit a residential subdivision on Sandhill Road, between Klondike Road and Shirley’s Brook Drive, to help increase intensification in Kanata’s South March area. The proposal would allow for 40 two-storey townhouses and 30 taller back-to-back townhouses on the property beside St. John’s Kanata Anglican Church and cemetery. To minimize the impact on the church and cemetery, the two-storey homes would be nearest to the church property, with taller units farther away. New privacy fencing would also be added to an existing...
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City of Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
The Ottawa Public Library is ready to accept returns and allow users to pick up books that have been on hold since before the pandemic began.
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Global News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:07 | Craig Lord
As the deadline for filing taxes — extended to June 1 this year due to the coronavirus pandemic — approaches, there are a few things to consider when filing.
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Global News - Ottawa | May 28, 2020 - 12:00 | Caley Bedore

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