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ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES - About 100 people, including the youth at Ontario Nature’s biodiversity and community action summit, gathered in Geneva Park Sunday to show their support for the People’s Climate March going on at the same time in New York City. A similar walk was held in Barrie.

'It's about sending a message'

While hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of New York City Sunday asking world leaders to combat climate change, a slightly smaller – but no less enthusiastic group – gathered in Ramara Township to do the same.

Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk organizer Mallory Greene, right, and her mother, Joy, helped raise $1,505 towards bladder cancer research and support after holding Barrie's first walk Sunday at St. Vincent Park. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Bladder cancer fundraiser

The Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk helped raise more than $1,500 towards bladder cancer research and support at Barrie's inaugural walk Sunday at St. Vincent Park.

From left, friends Mike de Gier, Al Morrish, Lawrence Connelly and Marcus Blaunder play a roll-playing game during the second annual Brent Landry Memorial Games Day held at Sir Games-A-Lot, located in the Bayfield Mall, Saturday. The event is held each year in an effort to remember Landry for his efforts in the gaming community and to help raise support for Cystic Fibrosis. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Remembering Brent Landry

The second annual Brent Landry Memorial Games Day was held at Sir Games-A-Lot, located in the Bayfield Mall, on Saturday.

Hannah Graham, 18, a University of Virginia student missing since the weekend, is shown in this missing persons poster released by Charlottesville Police Dept. in Charlottesville, Virginia September 18, 2014. (REUTERS/Charlottesville Police Dept./Handout)

Arrest warrant for man seen with missing student

An arrest warrant has been issued for the 32-year-old man police have identified as a person of interest in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo said on Sunday.

Parliament Hill in Ottawa On. (Tony Caldwell/ QMI Agency File)

NDP denies Tories' charges

The NDP's overtime policy allows its staffers to volunteer on federal byelection and provincial election campaigns, while collecting their regular cheques from the House of Commons.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko leaves after a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington September 18, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Poroshenko defends peace plan

Ukraine reported more deaths among its troops and separatists on Sunday despite a ceasefire, but President Petro Poroshenko defended his peace plan, saying a military solution was no option and Western support could have been at risk.

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