The reasons behind the shocking, last-minute cancellation of the Montreal Pride festival can be boiled down to a simple yet glaring oversight, according to the event's lead organizer: a failure to hire security staff.
The parade was cancelled on Sunday morning, just hours before it was set to kick off.
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Anne Heche is in stable condition Sunday, two days after the car she was driving crashed into a home and became engulfed in flames, a representative for the actress said.
"Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect her privacy during this difficult time," the representative said.
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No mandatory masks in Ontario schools this fall, education ministry says

Masks will not be mandatory in Ontario schools this September, the province's education ministry says.
In an email to CBC Toronto on Monday, the ministry said most health and safety requirements for the upcoming school year will remain unchanged from the end of the 2021-22 school year, which includes the voluntary use of masks.
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Masks will not be mandatory in Ontario schools next semester

Students in Ontario schools will not be required to wear masks come the fall semester, the Ministry of Education confirmed Monday.
Instead, usage will be voluntary and masks will be available to students upon request.
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Men face sentencing for hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery's death

Months after they were sentenced to life in prison for murder, the three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighbourhood faced a second round of criminal penalties Monday for federal hate crimes committed in the deadly pursuit of the 25-year-old Black man.
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Roger E. Mosley, 'Magnum, P.I.' star, dies at 83 after a car crash

Actor Roger E. Mosley, best known for his role as the helicopter pilot Theodore "TC" Calvin on the 1980s hit show "Magnum, P.I.," died Sunday, his daughter announced. He was 83.
Mosley died surrounded by family after being injured in a car crash last week that had left him paralyzed from the shoulders down and in critical condition, the actor's daughter Ch-a Mosley said Saturday on Facebook.
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After several flight delays, passengers flying out of Toronto's Pearson airport were given mats and left to sleep on the floor when their flights to Winnipeg were eventually cancelled — and many said the airline didn't offer proper accommodations at all.
Fatima Sherefa, 17, was flying back from a trip to Ann Arbor, Mich.
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How to get into the housing market if you're gen Z or millennial

For millennial and generation Z Canadians, owning a home in this real estate market might seem like a pipe dream.
According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the average cost of a home in Canada was $665,850 as of June 2022, which is a daunting figure for those still starting or establishing their careers.
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Rwanda rejects UN report on support for rebels in Congo

Rwanda's government is rejecting a report by United Nations experts saying they have "solid evidence" that members of Rwanda's armed forces are conducting operations in eastern Congo in support of the M23 rebel group whose deadly resurgence has led to talk of war as well as protests against the UN peacekeeping force.
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Forest fire has been burning for close to two weeks in central Newfoundland

A state of emergency remains in place for central Newfoundland, as well as a provincewide outdoor fire ban, as a long-burning forest fire continues to grow.
The state of emergency initially covered the areas of Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop's Falls and the Connaigre Peninsula, but was extended to the area of Botwood on Sunday afternoon.
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Former students of a Saskatoon private Christian academy say school and church officials pressured them into working on political campaigns to increase their power and advance their conservative social agenda.
The politicians allegedly include a former member of Parliament, Saskatoon's longest-serving mayor, and a sitting Saskatoon city councillor.
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Myanmar's ambassador to China dies

Myanmar's ambassador to China has died, the Chinese government said Monday.
"I can confirm what you mentioned," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said in response to a question about the reported death of Ambassador Myo Thant Pe.
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