Man injured in stabbing near Dundas Street West and Dufferin Street

Toronto police say a man has been injured following a stabbing in a west Toronto neighbourhood. Police said they were called at around 8:25 p.m. Monday to the Dundas Street West and Beaconsfield Avenue area for reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found a man with a stab wound to the back, police… Continue reading Man injured in stabbing near Dundas Street West and Dufferin Street

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Provincial version of the People’s Party of Canada in ‘exploratory stage’

A group affiliated with the federal People’s Party of Canada (PPC) may be working to form a provincial version in Ontario. Speculation about a party forming in time for the 2022 Ontario provincial election began with a now-deleted tweet from the “@iMikeofStaff” account Monday morning. “PPC is launching a provincial party in Ontario! They are… Continue reading Provincial version of the People’s Party of Canada in ‘exploratory stage’

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Vaccine Skeptic Who Survived COVID Has Message For Those Still Unvaccinated

By Allen Martin & Molly McCrea A recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey found most unvaccinated adults don’t believe the COVID-19 vaccines are effective and that a jab poses a greater risk to their health than the actual virus. But a 38-year-old father of a teenage girl has a message he would like to share with… Continue reading Vaccine Skeptic Who Survived COVID Has Message For Those Still Unvaccinated

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Woman killed in North Side hit-and-run crash remembered as a ‘loving soul’

CHICAGO — The family of a 37-year-old woman killed in a hit-and-run crash on the North Side over the weekend is remembering her as a loving soul. “Janelle spent her last night having an amazing time,” sister Lilani Gardiner said. The Gardiner sisters went to an Arlo Parks concert at Lincoln Hall and then went… Continue reading Woman killed in North Side hit-and-run crash remembered as a ‘loving soul’

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Takeaways from the Timberwolves’ preseason opener

Prior to Monday’s exhibition opener against New Orleans, Timberwolves coach Chris Finch warned against overanalyzing anything that took place in the preseason — particularly in Game 1 of it. He noted even past staffs he’s been a part of have been caught overvaluing certain performances and trends. But any such messages will always fall on… Continue reading Takeaways from the Timberwolves’ preseason opener

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Critics take Ford to task for leaving education, climate out of Ontario throne speech

By: Morgan Sharp, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The first speech addressed to a new session of Ontario’s legislature is meant to highlight the government’s renewed priorities after a break, and Monday’s remarks from the Doug Ford government were disheartening to some for what they did not include. Eight months shy of a provincial election and… Continue reading Critics take Ford to task for leaving education, climate out of Ontario throne speech

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Gananoque museum preserving history digitally

By: Jessica Munro, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The 1000 Islands History Museum has announced that work has begun on the Gananoque Archive Collection Project. The project’s current focus is making digital copies from the town’s history, including photographs and other archival material, with hopes that by digitizing the collection it will make it more accessible… Continue reading Gananoque museum preserving history digitally

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U.S. extends an ‘olive branch’ to China on trade

The Biden administration’s confirmation Monday of a continuation of key aspects of Trump-era trade policy with China is designed to temper domestic criticism of its China approach while allowing room for substantive bilateral trade reengagement with the Chinese government. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s measured criticism of Chinese trade policies threaded with her explicit commitment… Continue reading U.S. extends an ‘olive branch’ to China on trade

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Years-Long Tree Removal Dispute Between PG&E, Lafayette Residents May Soon Be Resolved

LAFAYETTE (KPIX 5) — Four years after a citizens group in Lafayette sued Pacific Gas & Electric Co. over a plan to cut down hundreds of trees, a resolution to the lengthy legal battle may finally be near. After the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010, PG&E began an aggressive tree-cutting program near its pipelines.… Continue reading Years-Long Tree Removal Dispute Between PG&E, Lafayette Residents May Soon Be Resolved

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Artificial Turf Stolen From San Jose Home As Drought Drives Rising Demand

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – As the ongoing drought prompts some to replace their lawns, thieves were caught on camera stealing an expensive roll of artificial turf from the front of a San Jose home. Security cameras at a house on Eastridge Drive picked up a suspicious white SUV driving slowly by with its headlights… Continue reading Artificial Turf Stolen From San Jose Home As Drought Drives Rising Demand

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