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Advocates pleased with social spending in Calgary budget amid concerns of tax hike – Calgary

Calgary city council unveiled several spending priorities as it made adjustments to the current four-year budget cycle this week. According to calculations by Global...

Billions of dollars for affordable housing not making it out the door, non-profit advocates say

Urban planner David Harrison is standing in a field in Dartmouth, N.S., where, if all goes to plan, more than 300 units of sorely...

Advocates discuss effects of housing insecurity being seen throughout Saskatchewan

As Camp Marjorie, Regina’s tent city in Core Community Park, is now in its second week, it shows no signs of slowing down,...

Ontario’s enhanced vaccine certificate system not accessible to marginalized people, advocates say

Advocates say Ontario's enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate system is not accessible for marginalized groups. The new system, announced on Friday, assumes people...

Canada must be ‘practical’ on school rapid testing amid U.S. supply crunch: advocates

As more Canadian provinces unveil rapid COVID-19 testing strategies in schools, some advocates say those measures must be “practical” as the United States...

Safety advocates are calling for more education, legislation on e-scooter helmet use in Calgary

This year, Bird Canada and Neuron Mobility were the chosen operators to put a combined fleet of 1,500 scooters on Calgary roads. But...

Decision Calgary: Advocates say anti-racism work must continue with new city council – Calgary

As Calgarians prepare to head to the polls to elect a new mayor and city council, advocates and outgoing councillors believe the future...

Indigenous housing promises in election platforms fall short, advocates warn

This is the first federal election in which housing for urban Indigenous peoples has received a distinct set of promises in multiple party...

Advocates for Surrey policing referendum say bylaw ticket issued – BC

An advocate in favour of a referendum on the future of policing in Surrey, B.C., says he was issued a bylaw ticket on...

Cystic Fibrosis patients, advocates urge Ontario government to provide ‘miracle drug’ funding

An Ontario teen living with Cystic Fibrosis and her mother are hoping to shine a light on the urgent need for a potentially life-saving...
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2 Lethbridge police officers demoted in misconduct hearing involving offensive memes

A pair of Lethbridge police officers have been demoted for one year after pleading guilty to misconduct charges earlier this month. The joint submission...