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    City of Coquitlam cites frequent police calls to shelter in report calling for more help for the homeless

    The City of Coquitlam has unanimously voted to send letters urging the province to address concerns about a supportive housing facility and a nearby homeless encampment.This decision Monday follows a new staff report highlighting escalating safety issues at the encampment outside 3030 Gordon Avenue, the Tri-Cities' first and only homeless shelter.Coquitlam's general manager of planning and development services report says the shelter — which provides transitional housing units, emergency weather

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    'Blizzard-level whiteouts' as heavy rain impacts travel across Ontario

    The threat for additional thunderstorms spreads across parts of Ontario for Tuesday before the heat breaks and more seasonal conditions return heading into the weekend

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    Concerns raised over Poilievre's promise to close supervised consumption sites

    Concerns are being raised about federal Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre's promise to close supervised consumption sites should the party win the next election. Last week, Poilievre told reporters that a future Conservative government would shutter supervised consumption sites "next to schools, playgrounds, anywhere else that they endanger the public and take lives."He also characterized the sites as "drug dens.""These are not drug dens," said Helen Jennens, who lost both her sons to o

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    Europeans alarmed by Trump VP pick Vance's opposition to Ukraine aid

    In February, Europe's political and foreign policy elite heard directly from Senator J.D. Vance on his opposition to military aid for Ukraine and his blunt warning that Europe will have to rely less on the United States to defend the continent. If those comments at the annual Munich Security Conference were a first wake-up call, alarm bells are now ringing loudly across the continent after Republican Donald Trump picked Vance as his vice presidential candidate for November's U.S. election. "Hi

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