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Dozens Displaced After Fire Badly Damages Apartment Building In Dieppe, N.B.
Global News NB
Dozens Displaced After Fire Badly Damages Apartment Building In Dieppe, N.B.

The fire in the four-storey building on Gauvin Road broke out late Saturday night.

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Federal Government Commits $1B For Cities To Buy Motels, Hotels For Rapid-housing Program
Global News Edmonton,  AB
Federal Government Commits $1B For Cities To Buy Motels, Hotels For Rapid-housing Program

Ottawa is promising $1 billion to help fund affordable housing across the country. Exactly when that cash is coming to Edmonton and how much, is still unknown, but as Kendra Slugoski explain, Mayor Don Iveson says it’s a start.

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Residents Rally For Toronto Tenant Facing Eviction Who Was Set To Be Removed By Sheriffs
Global News Toronto,  ON
Residents Rally For Toronto Tenant Facing Eviction Who Was Set To Be Removed By Sheriffs

"Neighbours here don't want evictions during a pandemic and housing crisis."

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New Home Prices See Biggest Monthly Jump In 3 Years As Lumber Prices Soar
CBC Saskatoon,  SK
New Home Prices See Biggest Monthly Jump In 3 Years As Lumber Prices Soar

The price of new homes in Canada jumped by the biggest amount in more than three years last month, because of sky high costs for building materials during the pandemic.

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REACH School Denied Request To House All Students With Special Needs In One Building
Global News Montreal,  QC
REACH School Denied Request To House All Students With Special Needs In One Building

A south shore school for children with special needs is sounding the alarm after their request for a new building to house all their students under one roof was refused. REACH school is the only public, English-language school for children with special needs on the south shore. Right now, students and staff are scattered across...

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'We Were Just Surviving': Milverton Grocer Back Home After Spending Weeks In Trailer To Protect Customers
CTV News Kitchener,  ON
'We Were Just Surviving': Milverton Grocer Back Home After Spending Weeks In Trailer To Protect Customers

A Milverton man is back home after spending weeks in a trailer to protect his community after his wife was diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Support Pours In For Victims Of Peterborough Apartment Fire
Global News Peterborough,  ON
Support Pours In For Victims Of Peterborough Apartment Fire

A Peterborough woman has been charged with arson and attempted murder.

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Pointe-Claire Fire Forces Evacuation Of 2 High Schools
Global News Canada
Pointe-Claire Fire Forces Evacuation Of 2 High Schools

Two high schools in Pointe-Claire were safely evacuated Monday afternoon after a fire broke out in a building joining the two.

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Toronto Looks At Forcing New Condo Developers To Dedicate 10 Per Cent Of Residential Space To Affordable Housing In Parts Of The City
The Star GTA,  ON
Toronto Looks At Forcing New Condo Developers To Dedicate 10 Per Cent Of Residential Space To Affordable Housing In Parts Of The City

A Toronto planning department proposal would require new condominium developments to dedicate 10 per cent of their residential space to affordable rentals and be guaranteed affordable for 99 years.

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Masks Will Soon Be Mandatory In Hamilton Apartment Building Common Areas
CBC Hamilton,  ON
Masks Will Soon Be Mandatory In Hamilton Apartment Building Common Areas

People living in Hamilton apartment and condo buildings will soon have to wear masks in common areas like lobbies, elevators and laundry rooms.

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Nova Scotia To Present Recommendations Of Northwood Review
Global News Halifax,  NS
Nova Scotia To Present Recommendations Of Northwood Review

The outbreak at Northwood saw 345 residents and staff at the long-term care home become sick and 53 residents died.

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Alberta Campground Bookings Nearly Double As People Look To Escape Close To Home
CBC Calgary,  AB
Alberta Campground Bookings Nearly Double As People Look To Escape Close To Home

Despite a delayed start to the season, and capacity restrictions, Albertans flooded the provincial campsite booking system this summer.

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Destructive Fire Breaks Out In Mobile Home Park Near Birds Hill Provincial Park
CBC MB
Destructive Fire Breaks Out In Mobile Home Park Near Birds Hill Provincial Park

At least two homes were burned in a fire that broke out in a mobile home park near Birds Hill Provincial Park on Sunday afternoon.