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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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What You Need to Know About Listeria Contamination in Canada

The latest Listeria contamination involves several plant-based beverages in Canada. From pre-packaged salads to six-layer bean dips to mushrooms, this isn’t the first time food or beverage products have been recalled due to the bacteria. Listeria monocytogenesbetter known as Listeria, can be found in soil, vegetation, sewage and water, as well as in the feces of both animals and humans, …

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Sask. TikTok star Bella Brave dies at age 10

A 10-year-old girl from Swift Current, Saskatchewan, who gained millions of followers by sharing her health story online, has died. Bella Thomson, who goes by Bella Brave on social media, was born with a number of rare health conditions. Her mother, Kyla Thomson, confirmed to CBC Saskatchewan that Bella died Sunday after being placed in a medically induced coma. She …

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Verdict in unusual trial of confessed Winnipeg serial killer to be delivered Thursday

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details. The fate of a Winnipeg man who confessed to killing four women but denies criminal responsibility will be decided Thursday after an unusual trial for the confessed serial killer. Jeremy Skibicki’s lawyers argued that he was driven by delusions related to schizophrenia and hearing voices that made him believe he was on a mission …

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Investigation into man killed over bag of chips in Don Jail begins

An inquest opened Monday into the death of a man who was murdered in a Toronto jail over a bag of chips, with the jury hearing that protections for prisoners may have been inadequate. It’s been nearly 15 years since Jeffrey Munro, 32, a man who struggled with mental illness and addiction, died in the Don Jail. He was attacked …

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Advocates criticize the time it took to confirm that a mother and two children from Harrow, Ontario, died from intimate partner violence

WARNING: This story contains discussions of intimate partner violence and suicide. Advocates working to raise awareness about domestic violence say they are devastated to learn that the deaths of a family in their Harrow, Ontario, home last month were the result of intimate partner violence. On Saturday, police confirmed that Carly Walsh and her two children were fatally shot and …

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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting at Oslo 2SLGBTQ+ festival in 2022

An Iranian-born Norwegian man was found guilty on Thursday of terrorism charges in connection with a 2022 attack on a 2SLGBTQ+ festival in Oslo and sentenced to 30 years in prison. The shooting at three locations, mainly outside the London Pub, a popular gay bar, on June 25, 2022, left two people dead and nine seriously injured. The Oslo District …

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First Nation in Northern Manitoba reports 187 anomalies found on or near site of former boarding school

WARNING: This story contains details about boarding school experiences. A First Nation community in northern Manitoba reports that ground-penetrating radar has found 150 anomalies at the site of a former boarding school, including what appears to be 59 unmarked graves in a nearby cemetery. The Pimicikamak Cree Nation Chief also says 37 anomalies were found off-site, more than a kilometre …

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CBC Radio Personality Rick Cluff Dies at 74

Rick Cluff, one of British Columbia’s most beloved radio personalities, has died. Cluff died after a short battle with cancer, a few days after his 74th birthday. A consummate announcer, Cluff brought his friendly voice and big personality to CBC Vancouver in 1997, helping The early edition to the top-rated morning show in the competitive Metro Vancouver radio market. Cluff …

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Beekeeper searches for answers after 1.2 million bees suddenly die in Lively, Ontario.

Two weeks ago, Dawn Lalonde of Mikkola Family Farm & Apiary in Lively, Ontario, was doing a routine check on one of her apiaries when she noticed something was amiss. Normally she hears the millions of bees in her 40 or so colonies buzzing around and around. But that day there was only silence. “The only way to describe it …

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