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Friday , September 18 2020

Protesters try to derail and set fire to train rolling through Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

Early Wednesday, protestors set fire to a freight train passing through Indigenous territory. Ontario Provincial Police say the protestors lit tires on fire after a train moved through Tyendinaga Mohawk territory this morning, forcing a second train to come to a stop. Some more footage of the tire fire on the tracks. …

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Health Canada Is Recalling Multiple Brands Of Bread Due To Pieces Of Glass

Health Canada announced earlier this week that they are recalling dozens of bread brands due to pieces of glass. The hazard was identified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on February 26th, 2020. The brands included in the recall are Dempster’s, Villaggio, Ben’s Xtra Soft, Sobey’s Compliments brand and Walmart’s Great Value …

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Major winter storm expected as Toronto braces for up to 45 cm of snow

If you haven’t been outside yet, put on the snow gear, as the city is expecting up to 25 cm by Thursday morning. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning on Tuesday that remains in effect. “Snow is expected to continue today and will become heavy this afternoon. Heavy snow will …

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Over 3 million people in Canada are now living in poverty

Over 3.2 million people in Canada are living below the poverty line, according to a recent study by Statistics Canada. The agency used 2018 income tax returns to determine the number of Canadians that are currently not meeting the Market Basket Measure — a metaphorical basket of food, clothes and services representing a …

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Snowfall warning issued for Toronto as heavy winter storm moves in

February’s final days are shaping up to be… well, much like one might expect them to be in Toronto at this time of year: cold, dreary, awash with snow… The problem for much of Southern Ontario is that we’ve already gotten used to above-seasonal temperatures. On Sunday, people were out on patios …

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Toronto expecting up to 20 cm of snow as “winter storm” approaches

While Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Monday due to Wednesday’s unsettled weather, the statement was updated on Tuesday to reflect more snow… a lot more snow. According to Environment Canada’s latest statement, a “winter storm” is likely Wednesday and Wednesday night. “Snow is expected to begin near midnight before becoming …

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Canadian Police Can Fine You Up To $8,000 For Driving High On Marijuana Starting Next Week

Marijuana may be legal in Canada, but there are still penalties associated with driving high. These vary greatly by province. To help you navigate the web of new laws across the country, we’ve compiled a list of punishments for driving high in each jurisdiction. This information comes directly from provincial legislation and …

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Police break up Tyendinaga railway blockade between Toronto and Montreal

Ontario Provincial Police are now stepping in to try and dismantle the rail blockades that have continued to halt commuter and freight train service between Toronto and Montreal for weeks. The demonstration along the tracks near Belleville, Ontario, organized by a group from Tyendinaga Mohawk First Nation, is one of many that have taken place across the …

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A Canadian Woman Was Fined $2000 For Ramen Noodle Soup Driving

Canada is cracking down on its distracted driving problem with the rollout of stricter laws that impose harsher penalties and heftier fines on guilty offenders. Such measures are more than necessary now, as distracted driving has claimed more lives than impaired driving in provinces like  Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, Northwest …

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Major snowfall expected in Toronto this week

This weekend may feel like something straight out of late April, but unfortunately this spring-like weather is as fleeting as the sun in the dead of winter.  While this weekend’s weather isn’t quite record breaking, temperatures are certainly above seasonal and should not be taken for granted.  Because according to The Weather Network, “a …

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