June 2022

Nunavut gets $3M from Ottawa for elders’ care

Money will be used for air filtration systems, antimicrobial furniture in territory’s elders’ homes

Federal Minister of Health Jean-Yves Duclos speaks at a press conference in Iqaluit’s legislative assembly Tuesday to announce $3 million for safety measures in Nunavut elders’ homes. (Photo by Emma Tranter)


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Nunavut will get $3 million to improve safety measures in the territory’s elders-care homes under a new agreement between the federal government and Government of Nunavut.

The money comes from the billion-dollar

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Make a terrarium, find a garden tour: 42 things for plant fans to try in July | Home & Garden

As we reach the dog days of summer, put down the watering can and take the time to learn something new about plants.

There are dozens of sessions, in-person and virtual, to make floral arrangements and succulent planters as well as learn about topics like garden design and pollinators.

There’s a garden tour in the Southern End and a flower farm tour as well as deep dives into seeds, woody plants and moths.

Here’s a roundup of garden events in the Lancaster County region this July.

Lancaster Compost Co-Ops: Orientation. Sunday, July 3, 4 p.m. (and more dates at other

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Best 4th of July Home Sales: $3 West Elm Deals & 70% Off Pottery Barn – E! Online

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If you’ve been wanting to update your home for summer, 4th of July weekend is one of the best times of the year to shop anything and everything home. In fact, several big brands and retailers are having major clearance sales for the holiday, you’re sure to

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Unarmed mother was shot by soldier in garden in ‘unjustified’ circumstances

A mother-of-six was shot dead by a soldier in her back garden in circumstances which were “unjustified”, a coroner has ruled.

Kathleen Thompson, a 47-year-old housewife, was killed by a bullet to the chest in Londonderry on November 6 1971, an inquest heard.

Two bullets were fired by someone identified only as soldier D into her garden in Rathlin Drive, Creggan, as he and others were withdrawing from the area, Judge Sandra Crawford said.

She said Mrs Thompson was unarmed and had been in her back garden banging a bin lid or other object to alert neighbours to the presence

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The 10 Best Entryway Tables of 2022

Also available at Wayfair and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Who it’s for: People looking for a decorative console table that’s neutral enough to blend in with the rest of their home decor.

Who it isn’t for: People looking for a console table with drawers and closed storage.

The Henn & Hart Console Table is a great option for people who want a neutral console table that still offers an element of design. This console table comes in three colors, including black, gold, and satin nickel, and features a cool geometric bottom shelf that elevates the style of the

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Great Spaces, Inc. in Acton offers budget-friendly home improvements

Budget-friendly is a term you may not expect to hear in the home improvement business, but Dawn Willis, owner of Great Spaces, Inc. in Acton, said she will work with any budget when it comes to helping a home owner with a project. Her main goal when she does a consultation with a potential client is to learn what will make them happier with their space.

“The bottom line is, we are giving someone something that will make them feel good,” said Willis.

Dawn Willis, owner of Great Spaces, Inc. in Acton, outside her showroom.

She started her business 13 years ago and opened her showroom at 245 Arlington St. four years

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Tour a Napa Valley Home That Features Groovy Furniture and Gucci Wallpaper | Architectural Digest

You won’t have to venture far into this serene home, in Napa Valley, California, to feel the influence of its designer, Kristen Peña. Schooled in European elegance and proportions, the San Francisco–based decorator, and founder of K Interiors, has established a reputation for creating contemporary designs that thoughtfully balance openness and privacy. Nevertheless, inside this four-bedroom home, Peña has also managed to go further in melding the tailored, largely monochromatic palette of her clients with a playful, sophisticated scheme that elevates the residence’s overall aesthetic.

“It was a very clean slate when I was brought in, so we

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Liberty of London reveals most popular decor style and what it means

Liberty of London reveals most popular decor style and what it means

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Winnipeg police HQ contractor modified invoices to pay for ‘personal home improvement’: city

The City of Winnipeg says the contractor in charge of building the Winnipeg Police Service headquarters used the project to settle outstanding debts with subtrades for money owed on other construction projects, new court filings reveal.

They also say lead contractor Caspian Construction modified invoices to pay for “personal home improvement projects.”

“We see instances of subtrades being paid by [Caspian] for supposed work many months, and indeed sometimes years, after the work was completed (if ever the work was completed) and after subtrade invoices have been issued to the city,” City of Winnipeg lawyers Michael Finlayson and Gabrielle

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The Best Early 4th of July Furniture Sales Happening Right Now

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The Fourth of July always creeps up fast on the heels of the unofficial start of summer. It never fails: fire up the grill for the first big barbecue of the season, blink your eyes, and there are suddenly fireworks and Independence Day parades.

Retailers waste no time ushering in the second act of summer sales, which means if you didn’t get your fill over Memorial Day Weekend there’s another chance to dive into deals. Pre-July 4th sales are already in full swing, and some of the best discounts we’re seeing are on indoor and outdoor furniture.

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