Charges Laid Against Brampton Youngsters by Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau

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Region of Peel – Investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have laid charges against five individuals, after they are alleged to have been involved in a homicide that took place in December 2020. On Thursday, December 17, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency services received reports of gunshots being fired from within a residence in the area of …

Is Amanda Holden in thick soup?

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London – Actress Amanda Holden might not face fines for breaching Covid protocol when she travelled from London to Cornwall amid lockdown. A report in thesun.co.uk says: “Officers turned up at her parents’ this afternoon to ask about the visit. As they left they said this would be the end of the matter.” The actor’s spokesperson further explained: “Amanda is …

What is new at YouTube?

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San Francisco – Google has updated its YouTube iOS app after two months, becoming one of the highest-profile apps since early December. Speculation say the reason for lack of updates to iOS versions of Gmail, Docs, Search, and Photos is done to avoid Apple’s new privacy labels. Google denied it. The company recently said in a blog post it would …

What can survive on Red Planet?

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Washington – As NASA’s Perseverance rover touched down on Mars last week, a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, by scientists at the US space agency and German Aerospace Centre has found that some microbes on Earth could temporarily survive on the surface of the Red Planet. They tested the endurance of micro-organisms to Martian conditions by …

How to cure prostate cancer?

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New York – A study, published in the ‘Journal of Clinical Investigation’, shows that targeting the enzyme MAPK4 in human prostate cancer might provide a novel therapeutic strategy for the disease. They concertedly activates androgen receptor (AR) and AKT, molecules at the core of two cellular signalling pathways known to promote prostate cancer growth and resistance to standard therapy. Researcher …

Stats Canada: Real gross domestic product shrank 5.4% in 2020

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Ottawa – Real gross domestic product (GDP) edged up 0.1% in December, following a 0.8% increase in November. This eighth consecutive monthly increase continued to offset the steepest drops on record in Canadian economic activity in March and April. Nevertheless, total economic activity was about 3% below February’s pre-pandemic level. Goods-producing industries were up 0.6% while services-producing industries edged down …

Ontario Provides Over $1B In Support for Small Business

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Funding is Helping Eligible Business Owners Affected by the COVID-19 Restrictions TORONTO — The Ontario government has to-date provided more than $1 billion through the Ontario Small Business Support Grant to help eligible business owners affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. The grant provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 and can be used in whatever way makes …

Province promotes thriving auto-tech ecosystem to create skilled jobs across North American supply chain

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is leading 18 of the province’s most innovative auto-technology companies on a joint virtual trade mission to Silicon Valley. During the mission, the government will join delegates in showcasing the “Ontario Made” advantage as a world leader in both automotive manufacturing and leading-edge technology to potential investors, customers and strategic partners in the San Francisco …

Improving Safety and Enforcement for Towing Industry

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Province to Launch Joint Forces Operation Team and Tow Zone Pilot TORONTO – The Ontario government is making our roads and highways safer by launching a Joint Forces Operation team to address violence in the towing industry and introducing a tow zone pilot on designated sections of provincial highways. Ontario’s provincial towing task force has also recommended additional actions to …

CBSA investigation into alleged smuggling leads to 27 charges

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Ottawa – A Kawartha Lakes resident is facing charges following the interception of prohibited firearm suppressors. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that Lawrence Brazeau, from Kawartha Lakes, has been charged with weapons-related offences following the completion of an alleged smuggling investigation. On January 15, 2021, CBSA officers from the Vancouver International Mail Centre examined a package declared …