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Peterborough’s One Roof Community Centre extends hours amid temperature drop – Peterborough
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Peterborough’s One Roof Community Centre extends hours amid temperature drop – Peterborough

Colder temperatures forecasted for the Peterborough area have prompted officials to extend the hours of service for the One Roof Community Centre in Peterborough. The centre at 99 Brock St. provides warming room services on behalf of the City and County of Peterborough.On Monday, the city announced the hours would be extended from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. beginning on Tuesday until Saturday, Feb. 4. A meal is provided between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.  More details on services and meals are available online at oneroofptbo.ca. 2:12 Peterborough Regional Weather Forecast for January 30, 2023 The city says overnight emergency shelters are open for people experiencing homelessness. If shelte...
Homeowners grapple with burst pipes as cold wreaks havoc on Lower Mainland – BC
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Homeowners grapple with burst pipes as cold wreaks havoc on Lower Mainland – BC

When Michelle Morisette and Tom Little left for a Christmas holiday in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta, they thought they were escaping the problems of the ice, snow and cold. But winter followed them when their son called Friday night to tell them their pipes had burst and water was pouring into the basement of their Vancouver home.“We didn’t realize how cold it was in Vancouver,” Morisette said. “We knew the weather was bad and there’s been snow, but the last time we spoke to (our son), he had reassured us that everything was okay. So when we found out that the pipe burst, we were really shocked and very upset.” 1:00 Wild winter weather brings surprising moments in B.C. ...
BC Ferries warns of possible disruptions due to extreme cold
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BC Ferries warns of possible disruptions due to extreme cold

With much of B.C. under an extreme cold weather warning, BC Ferries warns that its operations may be interrupted due to weather and conditions. The service said potential riders are being asked to give themselves ample time to arrive for sailings as ice and snow could lead to dangerous driving conditions on roadways and terminals.Good morning West Coast! We are back, Hot Chocolate in hand ☕, and ready to assist with your @BCFerries questions. 🛥️☃️You can also monitor our Service Notices here: https://t.co/r2CdZWPycy ^dk📸: arrowandsmith via Instagram pic.twitter.com/LyRXCb5Io2— BC Ferries (@BCFerries) December 21, 2022 Story continues below advertisement Read more: Vancouver International Airport’s ground stop lifted but arriving intern...
Regina warming shelter sees increase in visitors as temperatures drop – Regina
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Regina warming shelter sees increase in visitors as temperatures drop – Regina

Since it reopened on Dec. 1. Awasiw has seen over 415 people come through its doors. The warming shelter was originally closed in June after funding was cut. Then in November, it received word more federal funding was on the way.Community Health director at All Nations Hope Network, Melanie Kingston says the shelter offers people the most basic needs.“Telephone, bathroom. A place to be warm, and a place to be safe.” Read more: ‘More overdose deaths’: Alarms raised as Regina overnight drop-in centre closes Read More ‘More overdose deaths’: Alarms raised as Regina overnight drop-in centre closes The building has chairs setup for 30 people, but Kingston says there is...