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In the news today, May 22

In the news today, May 22Five stories in the news for Tuesday, May 22


Ontario party leader campaigning in the Greater Toronto Area today

Ontario party leader campaigning in the Greater Toronto Area todayWith a little more than two weeks left before Ontario voters cast their ballots on June 7, all three major party leaders will stick close to the Greater Toronto Area today. Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne will make an announcement at a mental health hospital in Toronto before heading to a downtown variety store and an evening interview with TV network CP24. Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford is scheduled to make announcements at a Toronto hotel and at a Royal Canadian Legion in Pickering, Ont., where he will also hold an evening rally.


Canada's G7 goal on development: luring private capital to poor nations

Canada's G7 goal on development: luring private capital to poor nationsWhen G7 finance and international development ministers convene in British Columbia next week, Canada hopes the meetings will generate fresh ideas on how aid money can be leveraged to entice the private sector to boost investments in poorer parts of the world. The challenging search for solutions will take place in Whistler, where finance and international development ministers will gather together for the first time at formal G7 meetings. Many countries, including G7 members like the United States and the United Kingdom, have been working for some time to lure more private capital into developing nations as a way to help make up for inadequate levels of foreign aid.


City's new downtown plan aims to prevent high-rise shadows on parks, create 'livable' communities

City's new downtown plan aims to prevent high-rise shadows on parks, create 'livable' communitiesThe 66-year-old has lived on Henry Street, just north of the Art Gallery of Ontario, for four decades. "Morning sun is sunlight, Vitamin D, it makes for a healthy lifestyle," he said. Now, the city's first overhaul of its downtown plan in decades — a document years in the making, which is headed to city council this week for a final stamp of approval — is hammering home an increasingly popular viewpoint: Livable communities need plenty of sunlight.


Windsor's trans drop-in centre helping to drop suicide rates by 90%

Windsor's trans drop-in centre helping to drop suicide rates by 90%The centre also has a clothing bank and food bank for the trans community, as well as programming and events. The support centre means a lot for trans youth. Chad Craig, the administrative director for Five/Fourteen foster care has been working with WE Trans to provide more support to youth in care.


Tuesday 22nd of May 2018 09:33:33

Vancouver 2010 Omlympics

Vancouver 2010 Olympics

 

Vancouver 2010 Olympics

Norm Letnick, BC Liberal MLA, Kelowna-Lake Country
Official closing of the 2010 Olympic ceremonies at the Rutland Centennial Hall.Game time starting at 12:15 p.m. at Rutland Centennial Hall on February 28 and is expected to end at about 3:30 p.m., but everyone is invited to stay, or come back and watch the 2010 Olympics Closing Ceremonies at 5:30 p.m. Bring both your Olympic and Canadian spirit, and dress in red to watch the men’s gold medal hockey game live on the big screen.

Admission is free and Rotary volunteers will be hosting a silent auction, 50/50 fundraiser as well as a concession to raise funds for the 2011 International Children’s Winter Games. Stewart Tulloch’s pride in Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics shines through in a roadside hockey shrine he set up outside his farm in Winfield‘ Tulloch will be cheering on Canada in the gold-medal men’s hockey game today, starting at noon‘ Central Okanagan residents can gather to watch the game for free at Rutland Centennial Hall and Seating is limited, so those who would like to attend are asked to pre-register. The festivities will continue until the Olympic Closing ceremonies at 5:30 p.m Preregister to watch at the Rutland hall by calling 250-765-8516.

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