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Polling stations for homeless voters open in Kitchener

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A polling station for people without fixed addresses was set up in Kitchener on Thursday. The station was located at St. John’s Kitchen in the Working Centre and another one at the Ray of Hope. It took six years to make the project happen. “This is a space of welcome, inclusion and non-judgement for this population,” said Tom Friesen, an outreach worker at St. John’s. Many polling stations are set up in schools or churches, where some people experiencing homelessness have undergone trauma. Some people who voted at the St.Read More


What is open and closed on Thanksgiving Monday

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If you are planning a Thanksgiving feast for the holiday Monday, you might want to stock up on the stuffing and cranberry sauce in advance. Here is a list of what will be open and closed: What’s closed: Banks Government offices Post offices Most grocery stores LCBO and Beer Store locations  What’s open: Malls: Eaton Centre (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.), Vaughan Mills (10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Square One (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Pacific Mall (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) Tourist attractions, including the Art Gallery of Ontario,Read More


Dunrobin’s Heart and Soul Café open for business after damaged by tornado

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A popular community hub in the town of Dunrobin is back up and running. The Heart and Soul Café was heavily damaged by the tornado on September 21st. The gift shop was also destroyed. Co-owner Jodie Bowen says it has been a busy two weeks. “They brought a crane in to remove the trees off the roof; they brought an arborist from Brockville to help with the cleanup.” She says there also a lot of help from the Samaritan’s Purse as well as community members. Since the café was running,Read More


Jones, Gushue open Grand Slam of Curling season with wins at Elite 10

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CHATHAM-KENT, Ont. — Reigning world champion Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg-based rink beat Edmonton’s Chelsea Carey 4 & 2 on Wednesday to kick off the inaugural women’s competition at the Elite 10. It was a clean shutout for Jones, who scored checkmarks in four ends with Carey claiming none at the Grand Slam of Curling event. Originally a men’s invitational, the Grand Slam of Curling added a women’s division to the Elite 10 this season. Points are scored in match play by either counting two or more rocks (with theRead More


U.S. Open umpire tells AP he is focusing on ‘working again’

Tennis umpire Carlos Ramos

Andrew Dampf, The Associated Press Published Friday, September 14, 2018 7:43AM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 8:54AM EDT ZADAR, Croatia — The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final is pleased to be getting back to work. Carlos Ramos is assigned to the Davis Cup semifinal between Croatia and the United States this weekend in Zadar. “I’m just focusing on this tie and working again. That’s all I can say,” Ramos told The Associated Press before the opening singles between Borna Coric and SteveRead More


Serena Williams loses U.S. Open following arguments with umpire

Serena Williams loses U.S. Open following arguments with umpire

Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press Published Saturday, September 8, 2018 5:53PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, September 8, 2018 11:13PM EDT NEW YORK — The events and the arguing and the booing that would make this a U.S. Open final unlike any other began when Serena Williams’ coach made what she insisted was an innocent thumbs-up, but the chair umpire interpreted as a helpful signal. It was the second game of the second set Saturday, in a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Williams’ bid for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam titleRead More


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Hurricane Irma in Alabama: What’s open? What’s closed? Some state offices in Alabama closed – AL.com

AL.comHurricane Irma in Alabama: What s open? What s closed? Some state offices in Alabama closedAL.comFEMA officials talk Hurricane Irma plans at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. (Contributed photo/Maxwell). FEMA officials talk Hurricane Irma plans at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. (Contributed photo/Maxwell). 0 shares. By Leada Gore.Connecticut Deploys Additional National Guardsmen To Florida As Irma Leaves Trail Of DestructionHartford Courant“We stand ready to help:” More than 2500 WI National Guard troops will head to Florida amid Irmafox6now.comFranklin fire crews moves to Jacksonville, ready for urban search andRead More