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Nova Scotia parents call for more transparency in government’s back-to-school plan

Nova Scotia parents call for more transparency in government’s back-to-school plan

Over 100 parents from across Nova Scotia have signed a letter to Premier Stephen McNeil calling for the government to speed up the process and release its return-to-school plan.
Surrey RCMP issue warning about associating with man who is a ‘repeated target of violence’

Surrey RCMP issue warning about associating with man who is a ‘repeated target of violence’

Surrey RCMP is issuing a warning to others – be careful about associating with a man who police say is a repeated target of violence.
Mobile mask disinfection system launches in Hamilton

Mobile mask disinfection system launches in Hamilton

A Hamilton-based start-up company has launched what it describes as the first Health Canada-approved mobile mask disinfection technology in Canada. SteriRight introduced its mobile cleaning unit on Tuesday morning at McMaster Innovation Park.
North Okanagan snowboarder announces retirement from para-competition

North Okanagan snowboarder announces retirement from para-competition

A world-class athlete from the North Okanagan is retiring from para-competition. On Tuesday, snowboarder Curt Minard of Vernon announced his retirement.
Main beach area in Wasaga Beach, Ont., to gradually reopen amid approved safety plan

Main beach area in Wasaga Beach, Ont., to gradually reopen amid approved safety plan

As much of Ontario progresses to Stage 3 of the COVID-19 reopening process, the sand-covered portion of Beach Drive in Wasaga Beach, Ont., will gradually reopen this week after town council approved a safety plan Tuesday.
Maskless man denied access to Ottawa Fabricland store despite medical exemption

Maskless man denied access to Ottawa Fabricland store despite medical exemption

An Ottawa man says he was barred from entering a local Fabricland store this past weekend because he wasn’t wearing a mask, despite disclosing a medical condition that prevented him from doing so.
Vancouver tow truck driver confronted by man with hammer, police recommending charges

Vancouver tow truck driver confronted by man with hammer, police recommending charges

Vancouver police say they are recommending charges in connection with the alleged assault of a tow truck driver.
Former B.C. church youth therapist facing 6 allegations of historical sexual abuse

Former B.C. church youth therapist facing 6 allegations of historical sexual abuse

A B.C. former church youth therapist is now facing six allegations of historical sexual abuse involving three teenage boys and one young man.
Masks in the mountains: Banff considers mandatory face coverings during COVID-19 pandemic

Masks in the mountains: Banff considers mandatory face coverings during COVID-19 pandemic

Visitors to the Town of Banff who aren’t wearing masks will likely be approached by one of several safety ambassadors that will be handing out disposable face coverings.
Regina clothing store turns backlash over making masks into business opportunity

Regina clothing store turns backlash over making masks into business opportunity

After receiving backlash over its decision to make face masks, a local Regina clothing store is taking a stance, turning the feedback into a business opportunity.