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The Star
Halifax  NS
Halifax Passes First Half Of Centre Plan Despite Developers’ Concerns With Affordable Housing ‘tax’
Halifax Passes First Half Of Centre Plan Despite Developers’ Concerns With Affordable Housing ‘tax’

The municipality's Centre Plan Storefront office at the corner of George and Hollis streets in downtown Halifax. Most of the more than two dozen people who spoke at Tuesday’s hearing and the councillors debating the motion agreed that the plan isn’t perfect but is a lot better than what’s in place now.

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Halifax  NS
‘We’re Still A Good Deal’: Halifax Isn’t Growing Too Fast, Says Mayor Mike Savage
‘We’re Still A Good Deal’: Halifax Isn’t Growing Too Fast, Says Mayor Mike Savage

A building is shown under construction next to a recently completed condominium building in downtown Halifax. Mayor Mike Savage believes there isn’t too much growth happening in the city.

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Canada
Health Care, Housing And Infrastucture: 3 Election Issues To Watch In Hay River
Health Care, Housing And Infrastucture: 3 Election Issues To Watch In Hay River

Here’s the breakdown on three issues CBC is following in Hay River this election.

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Global News
Saskatoon  SK
Fall New Sneaky Selling Season For Saskatoon Real Estate Market
Fall New Sneaky Selling Season For Saskatoon Real Estate Market

Heather Kehoe and Ashley Turner from the TurnKey Group explain why Saskatoon home sellers are finding out why fall is the new sneaky selling season in this Real Estate YXE segment.

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Calgary  AB
Alberta Developer Shows Off Its First Shipping Container Family Home In Calgary
Alberta Developer Shows Off Its First Shipping Container Family Home In Calgary

An Alberta company is celebrating the opening of its first shipping container family home in Calgary.

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NS
Landlord Evicts Independent MLA Alana Paon From Her Cape Breton Office
Landlord Evicts Independent MLA Alana Paon From Her Cape Breton Office

Paon has been evicted from her St. Peters constituency office for failing to pay rent in recent months following a dispute over legislature rules for accessibility. The building's owner, Jeff Stanley, has told CBC News he changed the locks on Sunday.

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Calgary  AB
Calgary Woman Moves Into Apartment With Cockroaches, Claims No Warning From Management
Calgary Woman Moves Into Apartment With Cockroaches, Claims No Warning From Management

A revolting discovery in her new apartment has a Calgary woman reeling and looking for a refund, as a cockroach infestation has been an issue at the building for months.

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The Star
Halifax  NS
Nova Scotia’s New Housing Plan To Focus On Fixing Old Stock
Nova Scotia’s New Housing Plan To Focus On Fixing Old Stock

Nova Scotia plans to spend $88 million in provincial and federal funding on affordable housing over the next three years.

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Halifax  NS
Province Declares Localized State Of Emergency To Ensure Safe Removal Of Halifax Crane
Province Declares Localized State Of Emergency To Ensure Safe Removal Of Halifax Crane

The remnants of a crane hang over a building under construction along South Park Street in Halifax on Sept. 8. Post-tropical storm Dorian blew the crane down the day before.

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Canada
Castle Is A Downton Abbey-era Descendant
Castle Is A Downton Abbey-era Descendant

Devizes Castle’s three round towers, reached inside by spiral stone staircases, survived 17th century destruction to be incorporated into the existing manor built in the 1830s.

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CBC
Saskatoon  SK
Magazine Subscription Service's Demise Could Prompt Important Conversation About Fundraising For Schools
Magazine Subscription Service's Demise Could Prompt Important Conversation About Fundraising For Schools

I am happy my children will not lose class time to hear about all of the cheap trinkets they could win if they sell magazines for their school; that they won't be coming home in tears because they didn't sell X number of magazines during Week One of the fundraising campaign for a chance as a plastic keychain.

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Hamilton  ON
Faith-based Think Tank Is A Step Closer To Leasing A Hamilton Home From 1836
Faith-based Think Tank Is A Step Closer To Leasing A Hamilton Home From 1836

The city will spend the next two months hammering out the details for a faith-based think tank to restore and lease one of Hamilton's oldest homes.

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Global News
Regina  SK
42% Of Saskatchewan Renters Paying More Than 30% Of Income In Shelter Costs: Report
42% Of Saskatchewan Renters Paying More Than 30% Of Income In Shelter Costs: Report

The Canadian Rental Housing Index is looking to push rental affordability as a campaign issue, stemming off the theme of affordability this election.

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MB
Shooting Threat At Opaskwayak Cree Nation School Forces Evacuation
Shooting Threat At Opaskwayak Cree Nation School Forces Evacuation

A northern Manitoba elementary school was closed and students and staff were sent home Wednesday due to safety concerns stemming from a threat.

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CTV News
Edmonton  AB
Century-old Building Reopens After A Year Of Revitalization
Century-old Building Reopens After A Year Of Revitalization

The historic Gibbard Block may not be fully complete, but most of the reconstruction efforts have finally borne fruit in the Highlands neighbourhood.