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Amid rubble and airstrikes, university students in Gaza resume classes online

Before the war between Israel and Hamas broke out last October, Halaa Hamdan’s daily routine was based on her life at Al Aqsa University in Gaza. The fourth-year English student spent her time studying her subjects and even taught English at a polytechnic school. This was an opportunity she had dreamed of and which came just two weeks before the …

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Disabled Tenants Live in Fear of Eviction. Now This Man With PTSD Sleeps in a Shed

Sidney Wood says he was evicted from his home last month after he couldn’t pay his rent. Wood, 41, couldn’t afford the $1,620-a-month Edmonton basement apartment he shared with his two teenage children. Not after he and his wife separated in March, and not on his CPP disability income, which he says is $1,403 a month. So Wood, who can …

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