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2,860 rural Ancaster households to get high-speed internet by end of 2024 – Hamilton

The provincial government is taking another step towards its goal of ensuring that all rural residents have access to high-speed internet by the end of 2025. Flamborough-Glanbrook Conservative MPP Donna Skelly confirms that the latest investment includes close to $2 million to bring connectivity to 2,860 households in the Mineral Springs and Sulphur Springs areas […]

Some wildfire evacuees return home to northeast Manitoba, but more than 2,000 stuck in limbo

Evacuees from Red Sucker Lake First Nation in northeast Manitoba began to return home Monday after fleeing wildfires, but more than 2,000 people from four other First Nations are still stuck. The Canadian Red Cross, which is co-ordinating flights, says about 200 community members staying in Winnipeg and Brandon will be back home by Tuesday. The people from Red Sucker Lake […]

Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen wins 2021 Prism Prize for top Canadian music video

Director Theo Kapidistrias is this year’s top winner of the Prism Prize for his work on the music video for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen, organizers said Monday.  The win, one of several prizes recognizing achievement and artistry in Canadian music videos, comes with $20,000. Kapidistrias’s work on Mighty’s video beat out that of nine other shortlisted artists, who did videos for musicians including […]

Grassy Narrows to get $68.9M more from Ottawa for centre to care for people with mercury poisoning

Six decades after tonnes of mercury were dumped into the Wabigoon River, Grassy Narrows First Nation has reached an agreement with Ottawa for $68.9 million more in funding to build a home that will care for people experiencing the health impacts of the chemical. The agreement, announced Monday, comes nearly 60 years after mercury from a Dryden pulp […]

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