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House in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, QC, Canada
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Report reveals: minimum wage falls short of rental costs in Canada

A recent report highlights the significant gap between the minimum wage and the income required to rent an average apartment in Canada, exacerbating housing affordability issues
Fraser Valley transit strike
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End of strike: Fraser Valley transit union approves contract, resumes work

The Fraser Valley transit workers' strike concludes as CUPE Local 561 ratifies a mediated settlement with First Transit, marking the end of a 124-day job action
A submerged car in Nova Scotia, July 21, 2023
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Nova Scotia tragedy: four missing amidst torrential floods

In the wake of severe flooding in Nova Scotia, four individuals, including two children, are reported missing after their vehicles were submerged. The search continues as the province grapples with the aftermath of the storm
Firework in Canada
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Vancouver gears up for the return of the Honda Celebration of Light

Vancouver's annual fireworks competition, the Honda Celebration of Light, is set to illuminate the skies over English Bay this weekend
Horizon Health Network
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Horizon Health Network introduces reward scheme for physician recruitment

In response to a physician shortage, New Brunswick's Horizon Health Network is offering a $2,000 reward for successful physician referrals
Athletes pose during the Indigenous Games
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Calgary triumphs as the chosen host for the 2027 North American Indigenous Games

Calgary is set to host the 2027 North American Indigenous Games, welcoming over 5,000 elite youth athletes from 756 First Nations
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Urgent evacuation ordered amidst torrential rainfall in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia faces severe flooding due to heavy rainfall, leading to an urgent evacuation order for residents near the St. Croix River system
Wildfire B.C.
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Cranbrook wildfire triples in size, engulfing over 2,600 hectares

A wildfire near Cranbrook, B.C., has tripled in size within a day, leading to extensive damage and evacuation alerts in the area
Chedoke Creek spill
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Hamilton City to pay $2.9M fine for massive sewage spill into Chedoke Creek

Hamilton City pleads guilty and agrees to pay a fine of nearly $3 million for allowing 24 billion litres of sewage and stormwater to spill into Chedoke Creek
Hail in Canada
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Severe thunderstorms unleash havoc in southwestern Ontario

A series of severe thunderstorms in southwestern Ontario led to tornado warnings, power outages, and extensive damage due to high winds and hail