November 20, 2022

For LGBTQ community, Club Q was ‘the only place we felt safe.’ Then a gunman opened fire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —  Samantha Alcock drove from Denver to Colorado Springs on Sunday after she heard that a gunman had opened fire at a popular gay nightclub, killing five and leaving more than 20 people hurt. Alcock, 25, used to live in Colorado Springs and cherished...

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Strike averted as Ontario reaches tentative deal with education workers

A school strike has been averted in Ontario as education workers and the government reached a tentative agreement late Sunday afternoon. The agreement comes after a weekend of intensive negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the province. Few details have been released...

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Anti-transgender legislation resonates on Day of Remembrance

RALEIGH, N.C. —  Persistent efforts by North Carolina’s legislature to restrict transgender lives cast a shadow over Callum Bradford as he grew up in Chapel Hill, following him through his journey of self-discovery, coming out and obtaining the gender-affirming healthcare the 16-year-old credits as lifesaving. After Republicans...

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Ontario education minister speaks as strike deadline passes

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce is set to speak Sunday evening following a 5 p.m. deadline to strike a deal with education workers. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) representing roughly 55,000 education support workers and the province have been at the negotiation table throughout...

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Advocates for elderly patients vow Charter challenge to Ontario LTC law

Cassandra Szklarski , The Associated Press Published Sunday, November 20, 2022 4:11PM EST Health-care advocates say they are preparing a possible constitutional challenge to an Ontario law that allows some discharged elderly hospital patients to be forced into a nursing home they did not choose. Natalie...

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