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Resident Killed Jumping From Balcony To Escape Apartment Fire In Chilliwack
CBC BC
Resident Killed Jumping From Balcony To Escape Apartment Fire In Chilliwack

One person has died after a fire at an apartment complex in Chilliwack, B.C., early Thursday.

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1 Person Dead In Chilliwack, B.C., Apartment Fire
CTV News Vancouver,  BC
1 Person Dead In Chilliwack, B.C., Apartment Fire

One person died in a massive apartment fire Chilliwack early Thursday morning.

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Bidding Wars, Two Years Rent Upfront — A Kitchener Man’s Journey In The Rental Market
The Record Canada
Bidding Wars, Two Years Rent Upfront — A Kitchener Man’s Journey In The Rental Market

Graeme Ditner outside his recently sold house in Kitchener. He has yet to be able to lock down an apartment after nearly two months of searching.

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Moncton Planning Committee OK's 9 Apartment Buildings Along Centennial Park
CBC NB
Moncton Planning Committee OK's 9 Apartment Buildings Along Centennial Park

Moncton’s planning advisory committee approved plans for a nine apartment building development beside the city's Centennial Park on Wednesday. The plans call for 947 apartment units and two commercial buildings along Millennium Boulevard.

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Feds Pledge $19.2 Million To Support Low-income Renters In The N.W.T.
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Feds Pledge $19.2 Million To Support Low-income Renters In The N.W.T.

The federal government is contributing $19.2 million to help N.W.T. renters afford housing. It's set to be rolled out over the next sevent years and is expected to support over 500 households.

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Penticton-area Businesses Dismayed By Council's Rejection Of Rental Housing Project
CBC BC
Penticton-area Businesses Dismayed By Council's Rejection Of Rental Housing Project

Businesses in and around Penticton, B.C., are disappointed by their local city council's rejection of a plan to build 130 units of rental housing, saying the decision will complicate efforts to hire and retain staff. 

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New Mural For Sudbury Housing Complex
CTV News ON
New Mural For Sudbury Housing Complex

Community groups in Greater Sudbury are coming together to create a large mural at a local housing complex.

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Janusz Grelecki On The Possible Demolition Of His Home
Global News Okanagan,   BC
Janusz Grelecki On The Possible Demolition Of His Home

On Tuesday we told you about a Kelowna homeowner whose house has been slated for possible demolition after ten years of complaints from neighbours. Wednesday, Global News met with Janusz Grelecki, to get his side of the story and find out why he has not complied with the city’s demands despite years of warnings to...

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Kelowna Property Owner Stressed At Having Derelict Home Possibly Demolished By City
Global News Canada
Kelowna Property Owner Stressed At Having Derelict Home Possibly Demolished By City

The home owner is promising things are going to change, even though he's been given years to come into compliance with the city's demands to clean up his property.

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Barrie Tornado Prompts Calls For Hurricane Straps To Protect Homes In Severe Weather
CTV News Barrie,  ON
Barrie Tornado Prompts Calls For Hurricane Straps To Protect Homes In Severe Weather

Following the EF2 tornado in the south end of Barrie that left a trail of destruction so damaging it could take years to rebuild, experts are now questioning the strength of Ontario's building code.

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This Saskatoon Street Is Home To 'wonderful' Historic Houses
CTV News Saskatoon,  SK
This Saskatoon Street Is Home To 'wonderful' Historic Houses

The 500 block of 11th Street East near Broadway Avenue is known as a hidden historic gem in the city.

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Fredericton Business Copes With 60K In Losses From Recent Vandalism
CBC NB
Fredericton Business Copes With 60K In Losses From Recent Vandalism

A home renovation business in Fredericton has experienced six acts of vandalism in the last six months, totalling over $60,000 in losses.

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Former General Manager At Ontario Retirement Home Charged After Door Handles To Rooms Removed
Global News Toronto,  ON
Former General Manager At Ontario Retirement Home Charged After Door Handles To Rooms Removed

The investigation was launched in mid-February after reports surfaced that staff members at White Cliffe Terrace Retirement Residence removed the door handles to certain rooms.