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Suburbs Trying to Improve Relations with Montreal

Posted on 08 September 2018

According to a news report, new joint committees are scheduled to be put in place starting this fall. The communities could pave to an eventual overhaul of how the island-wide decision-making body – the agglomeration council – operates. The mayor of Montreal West, Beny Masella, while speaking to Global news said that the Plante administration has agreed to meet and discuss the outs ...

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Ottawa Mayor Preps For Private Pot Shops

Posted on 08 September 2018

With the legalization of recreational marijuana just seven weeks away, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has ordered the City Hall staff to “take all the necessary steps” so they’ll be ready to help the new council coming in on the 22nd of October in making fast decisions concerning the province’s proposed private retail cannabis stores. The stores are scheduled to launch in April 2019. D ...

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Vancouver City Council Candidate Receives Threat – Racism in Canada Getting Bolder

Posted on 30 August 2018

Pro vancouver city council candidate, Rohana Rezel, has received threatening racist messages over his decision to run for city council. The candidate, who thought the messages serious enough, has made a report to the police. The threatening massages, many of which had racist undertones were sent through the online platform Reddit. Rezel said he began receiving the messages after he annou ...

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Halifax Man Reports Theft of Revalidation Sticker on his Motorcycle

Posted on 25 August 2018

A Halifax man, Dillon Sambasivamwas robbed recently of the revalidation sticker on his number plate. This, he says, was done by partly cutting off the motorcycle’s licence plate to reach the revalidation sticker on the plate. “The motivation was clearly the sticker, that they just didn’t want to renew their plates and put the sticker on it,” the man told Globalnews. “I guess s ...

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Toronto: Missing 15 Year Old East York Girl, Still Not Found

Posted on 03 August 2018

Sydney Lakhani, the 15 year old girl who disappeared on Tuesday 24th of July has still not been found. Parents and friends of the missing teenager have just entered a second week on worry and uncertainty ever since the fruitless search for the young girl began. Parents and friends have been relentlessly putting up posters of hoping for the best outcomes. The missing girl was last seen tak ...

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Residential and Commercial Moving Differs Greatly in the Edmonton Area

Posted on 09 August 2017

Moving from one location to another within the Edmonton area is a complex task, even if you aren’t moving a long distance. A skilled moving company can help make sure you get your belongings where they need to go without any trouble, but you also need to know the logistical details yourself. One of the most important details you need to know is the difference between moving your residence a ...

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Ottawa City Council Explores Regulating Airbnb

Posted on 24 July 2017

Councillor Diane Deans recently prompted a bylaw review, which council approved, in an effort to regulate Airbnb and other short-term rental businesses in Ottawa. “We need some tools to address this,” Deans said, pointing out that the review is just the beginning of the process. According to Deans, several residents in her ward are having problems with a certain unit, which is being advertis ...

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Vanier Residents Protest Salvation Army ‘Mega-Shelter’ Plan

Posted on 23 July 2017

Over 100 Vanier residents organized outside a local condo building Tuesday, July 18, to protest a planned Salvation Army ‘mega-structure’ planned for the area. “We’re here for personal reasons and for our community. We’re scared and a bit angry that this has happened secretly. But we’re mostly scared about what’s happening,” said Therrien, 25, who bought a house in the neighborhoo ...

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Halifax’s Donald homicide case added to Reward Program

Posted on 10 July 2017

Donald Jermaine Stevenson’s homicide case of 2010 has now been added to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program, it was announced on Friday the 8th. On Oct.16th, 2010, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a possible shooting at 39 Jarvis Lane, Halifax. Officers at that address located Donald Stevenson, who had suffered a fatal gunshot wound after ...

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Alien Reported in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Kitchen

Posted on 13 August 2016

Date: 23 July, 2016. Place: Milwaukee, State of Wisconsin, United States. On 23 July, the city of Milwaukee was the scene for an eerie event. According to an anonymous report published on UFO specialised website MUFON.com, “a gold/copper coloured” entity was seen by a local resident inside his house. “I was in my kitchen and when I came out to close the door there was a full bo ...