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Ontario says backcountry and crown land camping will be allowed starting this week

Provincial parks will soon be open to campers once more.  The Ontario government has just announced that, a few weeks after reopening parks to the public for day-time activities like hiking and bird watching, we’ll be able to camp at provincial parks by June 1.  Backcountry camping will be available at the 20 provincial …

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Protests planned in Canada against anti-Black racism and killing of George Floyd

Protests against anti-Black racism and police brutality are planned across Canada this weekend following the recent killings of Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Toronto, George Floyd in Minneapolis, Tony McDade in Tallahassee and Breonna Taylor in Louisville. People in Canada have reacted on social media to the killing of George Floyd and the riots in Minnesota, but today …

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Ontario is now considering taking a regional approach to reopening the province

After long insisting that the province be opened up “as one unit,” Ontario Premier Doug Ford has changed his tune, saying that he may now consider allowing some regions to progress to later stages of reopening sooner than others. He revealed in his press conference on May 29 that a regional approach is “an …

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A moose just went for a swim in someone’s pool in Canada

A moose was found swimming in a residential pool in Canada this morning, so summer must officially be here. Maybe the moose got jealous of Drake’s pool or maybe it just wanted to cool off as the weather is heating up, but either way the animal had to jump a two-metre fence …

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You Can Be Fined $3,500 For Eating While Driving In Canada Starting Monday

Drivers could be charged as much as $3,500 for a single offence. 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 …

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Murder hornets now officially confirmed to be in Canada

Murder hornets, Asian giant hornets, giant sparrow bees…whatever you call them, they sound terrifying, and there’s now a confirmed sighting in Canada. On May 26, a BC beekeeper received a letterfrom Provincial Apiculturist Paul Van Westendorp confirming that an insect she’d sighted and photographed was indeed the so-called “murder hornet,” which has a wingspan …

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Toronto police accused of pushing black woman from balcony to her death

Ontario’s police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a 29-year-old woman who fell from the balcony of an apartment building in Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood on Wednesday evening. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) stated in a news release late Wednesday night that Toronto Police had responded to an …

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Pink & Yellow Moths Are Appearing In Ontario And They’re So Surreal (PHOTOS)

They’re called Rosy Maple Moths and they’re precious. Why do butterflies get all the credit? It turns out moths are sometimes pretty too. That’s right, you can find these gorgeous pink and yellow moths in Ontario and they look like the cutest banana strawberry shake. This milkshake of a moth is actually …

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Stokes is permanently closing 40 stores across Canada

Montreal-based kitchenware brand Stokes is reportedly closing roughly 40 of their 147 locations across Canada, making them the latest of several retailers to significantly reduce their number of brick-and-mortar stores in recent weeks.  Back in February, the company announced that it had initiated the process to reposition its business for future growth and profitability by filing a …

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Some Guy In Canada Finally Got A Canada Post Package 8 Years After He Ordered It

A man is claiming his hair cream arrived almost a decade late. If you’ve ordered anything online, it’s possible that you’ve experienced a delay or two. However, one Toronto man is claiming the ultimate mail hold-up. Elliot Berinstein says a Canada Post package arrived on his doorstep eight years after he ordered …

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