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Anti-lockdown protest in Toronto draws smallest crowd in weeks

The crowd that assembled at Queen’s Park Saturday was a sad-looking one compared to weekends past.  After five consecutive weekends of gathering at Queen’s Park, a group of protestors gathered outside of Ontario’s legislature once again, though the group this afternoon was significantly smaller than what we’ve seen here in …

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Canadian man arrested by police after racist rant caught on video

A man in Canada has been arrested for hate crimes after hurling racial slurs at a family in their Brampton home. A rattling five-part video was posted to Twitter this week showing the incident n question. Edited together from footage taken by what looks to be a porch cam and a cell …

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Krispy Kreme Canada Is Giving Out Free Doughnuts For An Entire Week This June

Next month is about to get a whole lot sweeter. Krispy Kreme Canada is giving out free doughnuts to celebrate Doughnut Week. So get ready to score free sweets for five days straight! In the past, Krispy Kreme dished out free treats for one day only. But this year, the dessert giant decided to …

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These are the Service Ontario offices open right now

Service Ontario offices are open again across the province. Many centres closed for in-person service in April but now that the province is starting to open up, a number of Service Ontario locations are open with reduced hours. Still, the government is urging us not to visit a centre unless it’s absolutely necessary. Staff expressed concerns when the Service Ontario centre at 777 Bay …

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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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