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Saskatchewan teen battles extremely rare brain tumour

Mia’s father says she spends hours a day creating artwork on her iPad.

Despite living with an extremely rare illness, 14-year-old Mia Georget still lives life to its fullest. Life was normal for the teen until June 2019 when she was on vacation with her family. The North Battleford, Sask., family went to West Edmonton Mall’s Galaxyland when Mia started to feel different. Mia was dizzy after going on rides and the feeling lasted for months. She was also nauseous and having mobility issues. “I was dizzy all the time. If I stood up normal speed I would get super dizzy and then we went to the hospital,” Mia said. Read more: […]

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Saskatchewan non-profit offering free legal advice to workers who experience sexual harassment

Saskatchewan non-profit offering free legal advice to workers who experience sexual harassment

A Saskatchewan non-profit is offering a new program aimed at helping workers who have experienced sexual harassment by offering legal advice at no cost. The Shift Project was launched by the Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA) and offers four hours of free legal advice for people to explore their options. “Our project is two prong, we have the website which is free legal information and we also have a referral program which refers people to speak to a private bar lawyer,” said Hilary Peterson, legal program coordinator with PLEA. Read more: She reported her boss had sexually harassed […]

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Kapyong Barracks plans to be revealed

Kapyong Barracks plans to be revealed

It’s been nearly two decades in the making, but the plans for a disputed stretch of land in Winnipeg will finally be revealed Thursday. The plans for the development of the Kapyong Barracks will be released at 10 a.m. and will call for a mixed-use village with residential, recreational and commercial aspects to it. The development of the lands has been a complex 17-year process that began when the federal government decommissioned the site and moved the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry to Shilo, Man. Read more: Kapyong Barracks developers ask for public input ahead of final […]

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Stephen Avenue makeover: learn more at virtual open house Tuesday night

Stephen Avenue makeover: learn more at virtual open house Tuesday night

The City of Calgary is hosting a virtual open house on Tuesday evening to update citizens on the redesign of Stephen Avenue. The pedestrian walkway is arguably Calgary’s most iconic street, featuring stores, restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs. The city announced last spring that it was working with the Calgary Downtown Association to revamp Stephen Avenue between City Hall and the Mewata Armoury. READ MORE: Stephen Avenue makeover to create a ’21st-century experience’: City of Calgary Tuesday’s presentation serves as a chance for the city to share the results of a public realm study. Trending Stories Mobs are […]

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City of Winnipeg launches redesigned ‘more widely accessible’ websites

City of Winnipeg launches redesigned ‘more widely accessible’ websites

The City of Winnipeg has launched a new, redesigned website it says will be easier to navigate on both mobile devices and home computers. The city’s new website and a redesigned 311 self-service website went live Tuesday morning. Read more: Winnipeg working on new approach to manage, protect city’s tree canopy — ‘We need a plan’ “The launch of the redesigned homepage and 311 self-service website will help modernize the City’s online interactions with residents and businesses,” Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman said in a city release. “Analytics were used to identify the most used parts of the City website […]

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Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market returns indoors at Peterborough Square

Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market returns indoors at Peterborough Square

The Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market returns for its indoor season beginning Saturday. According to the PRFM, its indoor market will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Peterborough Square in the city’s downtown. Read more: Ontario’s agricultural food businesses to get funding to help prevent spread of COVID-19 As per provincial government COVID-19 regulations, masks will be required at the indoor market. Exemptions will be made for those eating at the market’s specified dining area, any child under age two, or persons with health conditions that prevent them from safely wearing a mask. The market […]

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