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The Week In Headlines: August 22 to August 27, 2022

News stories you don’t want to miss, from the week of August 22, 2022 To August 27, 2022: 

August 22, 2022 | CBC Ottawa | “A killer took their loved ones, but he couldn’t destroy their family” 

August 23, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “‘Soul of Sunshine House’ Margaret Ormond encouraged people to do great things”

August 22, 2022 | The Conversation Canada | “There is an urgent need to prevent the lifelong damage caused by adverse childhood experiences” 

August 23, 2022 | CBC Radio | “Closing the gender wage gap has been ‘glacial’ in some provinces, says researcher 

August 23, 2022 | Toronto Star | “A Toronto private school was sued over a student’s alleged sexual assault. The school’s name was kept secret until now” 

August 23, 2022 | The Conversation Canada | “Nova Scotia Mass Casualty Commission: Focusing on alleged political interference shields the RCMP’s conduct” 

August 23, 2022 | The Conversation Canada | “Indigenous people pay taxes: Demythologizing the Indian Act tax exemption” 

August 24, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Manitoba woman’s lawsuit alleges discrimination against off-reserve Indigenous kids in care” 

August 24, 2022 | The Globe & Mail | “Lisa LaFlamme ‘going grey’ questioned by CTV executive, says senior company official” 

August 24, 2022 | The New Yorker | “The Afghan women left behind” 

August 24, 2022 | Ottawa Citizen | “The Castleton Massacre: Account of 1960s femicide honours victims” 

August 25, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Manitoba’s weak minimum wage leads to poverty, says report recommending $18 living wage” 

August 25, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Mayoral hopeful wants to bring Winnipeg non-profits together for homelessness advisory group”

August 26, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “‘Today is a fantastic day’: Manitoba welcomes more than 320 Afghan refugees”

August 26, 2022 | CBC MB | “Group of foreign workers allege verbal abuse, unfair treatment at Manitoba’s Elkhorn Resort” 

August 26, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Manitoba Expands Monkeypox Vaccine Eligibility” 

August 27, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Executive to Take Leave Amid Fallout from Lisa LaFlamme’s Departure from Bell Media”