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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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Recovery home closing leaves many wondering where to turn

Recovery home closing leaves many wondering where to turn

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The road to recovery is a tough one for people looking to stop using drugs and alcohol, and is often one with several steps along the way. One of the final steps for folks looking to make changes in their lives is often a halfway house or a recovery residence offering structure and accountability for those living there. Residents at the Tree of Life were given several weeks’ notice to find a new place to live but, for people in recovery, that is […]

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