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Opioids spark emergency health meeting to address addiction News

By Sargon Jajjo Provincial and federal health ministers met in Ottawa on Friday urging government to react to the rising and fatal use of opioids in Canada. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, 13 people a day are hospitalized in Canada as a result of an opioid overdose. Federal Health Minister, Jane Phillpot has acknowledged

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Ontario by-elections come amid low ratings for Wynne Liberals News, Politics, Uncategorized

By: Sargon Jajjo Desire for change may play a critical factor in two provincial by-elections being held Thursday in Ontario The by-elections will be held in Ottawa-Vanier, traditionally a seat the Liberal government controls. The second by-election will be held in the Niagara-West Glanbrook region, which has been held by the Progressive Conservatives and where

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Remembrance Day: Moment of silence at Humber News

By: Sargon Jajjo Hundreds staff, students and community members gathered at Humber’s North Campus concourse to honour members of the military on Remembrance Day. The event, hosted byHumber journalism professor Carey French, included the playing of the national anthem, the reading of Flanders Field, and several bagpipe players. Ahmed Tahir, president of the student group Ignite,

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City councillor wants review of new police car colours News

By Sargon Jajjo Toronto Police should take note of a city council motion ordering them to review the new grey and white colours for patrol vehicles, Toronto City Councillor Michael Thompson told Humber News on Thursday. “City Council represents the people of Toronto,” he said. “They [Toronto Police Services] better take note of it,” said Thompson. City Council approved

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CSIS found of secretly collecting data for over a decade, Federal Courts say News

By Sargon Jajjo Canada’s Federal Court has announced Canada’s internet watchdog has illegally and secretly been collecting data for almost a decade. Justice Simon Noel, in a released statement, said CSIS had furtively been storing metadata on private communications since 2006. “The court had never been before fully informed of the existence of the program,” said

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Toronto FC makes club history, advances to Conference Semi-Final News, Sports, Uncategorized

By Sargon Jajjo Toronto FC created franchise history after Wednesday night’s 3-1 win over Philadelphia at BMO Field. Toronto played their second playoff match in as many years, but unlike last year TFC came out on top – advancing to the conference semi-final for the first time in club history. With Toronto advancing to the next stage

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