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Toronto Cops Look For Bearded ‘Woman’

Toronto Cops Look For Bearded 'Woman'

Last last night I returned from taping an interview with Jordan Peterson for his podcast. It was quite a thrill. He’s a powerful and intense figure, as you know, but he was really curious about my work, and respectful. I felt honored. It’s going to be up next Thursday. We spent the whole interview talking about my book Live Not By Lies.  While I was waiting for the interview to start, a friend sent me this tweet by the Toronto Police: News Release – Missing Woman, Ryerson […]

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Dear Annie: My mom’s house is infested with bedbugs, and she’s decided to just live with them

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Dear Annie: My mother lives alone and has bedbugs in her living room and bedroom. She also has a lot of clutter. She had a professional treatment of one of the rooms, but the bugs returned. She says that preparing for further treatment would be too stressful, so she is choosing to live with the bugs. She has refused any assistance from me or my siblings. We have offered to help her prepare or get rid of the bedbugs. Lately, she is saying she thinks the bugs […]

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Welland family turns to food banks, churches to make ends meet

Welland family turns to food banks, churches to make ends meet

Christopher Dean had a decent job working as a security guard, a nice two-bedroom apartment, and what he described as a good life until he was 34 years old. An injury to his spine changed all that. “I have spinal problems going from my neck to my tailbone, so I haven’t been able to work for the last five to six years or so,” the Welland resident said. Now, he lives in a single-bedroom apartment with his partner, Amanda Gibbard, and their 16-year-old son. Both are unable […]

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Behre: Could our affordable housing crunch be solved by looking just down the hall? | Commentary

Behre: Could our affordable housing crunch be solved by looking just down the hall? | Commentary

It was a time when Charleston’s economy was humming and housing was in critically short supply. No, not last year or the year before that, but 80 years ago, during an era when most would describe the city as a proud but sleepy backwater. The United States had just entered World War II, and demand for workers at the Charleston Naval Base and Shipyard was soaring, drawing many new faces to town who — much like today’s new faces — struggled to find an affordable place to live. This […]

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Missouri State Players Rip, Post Photos of Hotel Conditions at 2022 CWS Regional | Bleacher Report

Missouri State Players Rip, Post Photos of Hotel Conditions at 2022 CWS Regional | Bleacher Report

Zac BonDurant/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Players on the Missouri State baseball team posted Thursday night about the poor condition of their hotel rooms ahead of their NCAA tournament regional in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Trey Ziegenbein @tziegenbein32 Bed bugs. <a href=”https://t.co/6orfR3Exxj”>pic.twitter.com/6orfR3Exxj</a> Trey Ziegenbein @tziegenbein32 Blood stains in our beds. <a href=”https://t.co/b2gYsDDcTj”>pic.twitter.com/b2gYsDDcTj</a> Trey Ziegenbein @tziegenbein32 Hairy pillows. <a href=”https://t.co/VpLFjBr84U”>pic.twitter.com/VpLFjBr84U</a> Relief pitcher Trey Ziegenbein shared the photos which also included images of clothes and other items that had been left behind by previous guests and a stained mattress. According to […]

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Inquiry into N.D.G. long-term care facility finished, but concerns remain

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Families still awaiting improvements after complaints about substandard care at the Vigi Reine-Elizabeth CHSLD. Last November, families of several residents at the privately-run, government-subsidized facility went public with their concerns about poor care, chronic understaffing, bedbugs, mould and equipment shortages at Vigi Reine-Elizabeth. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Article content An investigation ordered by Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dubé into complaints by families about the treatment of their loved ones at the Vigi Reine-Elizabeth long-term care centre in N.D.G. […]

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Missouri State baseball has gross hotel conditions at NCAA Tournament

Missouri State baseball has gross hotel conditions at NCAA Tournament

Members of the Missouri State baseball team cheered when they heard they were headed to the Stillwater, Oklahoma Regional in the NCAA Baseball Tournament. But after they checked into their hotel rooms on Wednesday night for the tournament, those cheers quickly went away. Players on the Missouri State baseball team shared on social media Wednesday night the photos of the hotel they were staying in during the Stillwater Regional.  It’s pretty gross. Relief pitcher Trey Ziegenbein posted a thread on his Twitter account while tagging the NCAA noting: “Here’s […]

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Shrinkflation and how to spot it; travel agency under fire: CBC’s Marketplace cheat sheet

Shrinkflation and how to spot it; travel agency under fire: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday What you need to know about ‘shrinkflation’ — inflation’s ‘sneaky cousin’ Do you ever get the feeling there’s less inside your favourite box of cereal? Or that, even though you can’t quite put a finger on it, you’re not getting as much liquid out of each Gatorade you drink? That feeling isn’t always in your head. Sometimes, it’s an actual reality. Shrinking Gatorade bottles and […]

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Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion

Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion

When Chinmoy Kar Victor first arrived in Greater Sudbury, Ont., it was after midnight on May 2. After paying an expensive cab ride from the airport to his new rental unit on Bond Street he was shocked to find it wasn’t anything like the pictures he saw online. What was supposed to be a three-bedroom house had been converted to seven bedrooms with multiple people living in each room. Being an international student, Victor didn’t have extra money to go to a hotel, and his work placement was […]

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