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 2021-03-04 09:54 

National Post

Poland says looser coronavirus restrictions possible in May...

WARSAW — Poland could loosen coronavirus restrictions in May, provided a third wave of the pandemic peaks between March and April, Health Minister Adam......

 2021-03-04 09:53 

The Globe and Mail

Premarket: Bond scares linger, investors look to Powell...

Speech by Fed chairman set for midday...

 2021-03-04 09:53 

National Post

Britain's Prince Philip has successful heart procedure, palace says...

LONDON — Britain's Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition on Wednesday,......

 2021-03-04 09:52 

National Post

Singapore urges citizens to leave Myanmar due to escalating violence...

SINGAPORE — Singapore's foreign ministry said on Thursday its nationals in Myanmar should consider leaving the country as soon as they can due to escalating......

 2021-03-04 09:51 

National Post

Kremlin calls on France and Germany to ensure east Ukraine tensions do not cross rubicon...

MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Thursday called on France and Germany to use their influence with the Ukrainian government to make sure that events in eastern Ukraine,......

 2021-03-04 09:50 

CTV News

Northern Irish loyalist paramilitaries withdraw support for 1998 peace deal...

Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary groups have told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson they are temporarily withdrawing support for the 1998 peace agreement due to concerns over the Brexit deal....

 2021-03-04 09:45 

The Globe and Mail

Five travel, leisure, and entertainment ETFs to play the post-pandemic recovery...

These thematic ETFs should be a shorter-term, tactical bet as opposed to a core holding in an investment portfolio, one expert says...

 2021-03-04 09:44 

National Post

Western powers scrap plan for IAEA rebuke of Iran, diplomats say...

VIENNA — Britain, France and Germany have scrapped a U.S.-backed plan for the International Atomic Energy Agency's board to pass a resolution this week......

 2021-03-04 09:44 

National Post

Pacers aim to slow Nuggets' Nikola Jokic...

The Indiana Pacers began the season strong, but that 8-4 record seems long ago. A 114-111 win at Cleveland on Wednesday ended a four-game skid and stopped a......

 2021-03-04 09:40 

National Post

Swedish police raids apartment after knife-attack...

STOCKHOLM — Police have raided an apartment in the southern Swedish town of Vetlanda believed to be the home of a man who stabbed and wounded seven people with......

 2021-03-04 09:40 

National Post

Soccer-Palace's Van Aanholt racially abused on Instagram after Man United draw...

Crystal Palace left back Patrick van Aanholt was subjected to racist abuse on Instagram following Wednesday's Premier League draw at home to Manchester United....

 2021-03-04 09:38 

National Post

Yemen separatist forces say soldiers killed in attack on convoy in Aden...

ADEN — An attack using a car rigged with explosives against a convoy of Yemen's main southern separatist forces on Thursday led to deaths and injuries among......

 2021-03-04 09:30 

National Post

Born without a womb, Malaysian artist sparks conversation on sexual health...

KUALA LUMPUR — When she was 17, Malaysian writer and performer Wani Ardy consulted doctor after doctor when she failed to begin menstruating. They all told her......

 2021-03-04 09:30 

National Post

Knicks look to get past ugly loss as Pistons visit...

The New York Knicks might get Derrick Rose back for their final game before the All-Star break after all....

 2021-03-04 09:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Muskrat contractors fighting release of compensation information...

Seven senior contractors working on the Muskrat Falls project are fighting a request to Nalcor Energy to have their 2019 compensation data made public....

 2021-03-04 09:21 

National Post

U.N. rights chief seeks access to Ethiopia's Tigray to probe war crimes...

GENEVA — United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Ethiopia on Thursday to grant U.N. monitors access to the Tigray region to investigate......

 2021-03-04 09:17 

National Post

Russia expects several EU countries to approve Sputnik V vaccine this month - RDIF chief...

MOSCOW — Russia expects several European Union countries to approve the use of its Sputnik V vaccine this month and Moscow could provide vaccines for 50......

 2021-03-04 09:16 

National Post

Pornhub investigation urged and vaccinating for variants: In The News for March 4...

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March......

 2021-03-04 09:16 

National Post

Germany agrees easing of COVID-19 curbs, more testing and vaccinations...

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel and German state leaders have agreed a phased easing of coronavirus curbs along with an "emergency brake" to let authorities......

 2021-03-04 09:06 

National Post

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?...

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming......

 2021-03-04 09:02 

National Post

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, March 4, 2021...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 4, 2021....

 2021-03-04 09:02 

National Post

'A frightened workforce': Union worries as Olymel reopens after COVID-19 shutdown...

RED DEER, Alta. — Some employees of a pork processing plant in central Alberta that shut down after a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility are afraid to go back......

 2021-03-04 09:02 

National Post

Chief medical adviser says Health Canada preparing for quick approval of boosters...

OTTAWA — Canada's chief medical adviser says her department is constantly receiving and reviewing any data on vaccines and COVID-19 variants and will be ready......

 2021-03-04 09:02 

National Post

Three years after Broncos bus crash, Logan Boulet still inspiring organ donation...

Jim Lowes had never thought about being an organ donor until he read a story about Logan Boulet nearly three years ago....

 2021-03-04 09:02 

National Post

Survivors, NGOs call for criminal investigation into porn giant MindGeek...

OTTAWA — More than 100 survivors of sexual exploitation along with hundreds of non-governmental organizations are urging Ottawa to pursue a "full criminal......

 2021-03-04 09:02 

National Post

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, March 4, 2021...

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 4, 2021....

 2021-03-04 09:01 

National Post

Alberta pastor charged with breaking COVID-19 health orders to appeal bail conditions...

EDMONTON — An Alberta pastor accused of holding Sunday services that violated COVID-19 rules is to appeal his bail conditions today....

 2021-03-04 09:01 

National Post

Celtics host Raptors with sights set on 4th straight win...

A four-game homestand before the All-Star break gave the Boston Celtics the perfect opportunity to put a month-long funk behind them and push their record back......

 2021-03-04 09:00 

National Post

Coronavirus pandemic spawns Nigeria banking agent boom...

LAGOS — When Lagos imposed a lockdown last year, Nigerian civil servant Ruth Oladimeji saw a way to earn extra money. With people unable to visit banks due to......

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

DeBues-Stafford donates track winnings to help homeless Texans after winter storm...

Big-hearted Canadian runner Gabriela DeBues-Stafford has donated $750 US in prize money from Saturday's win at the Texas Qualifier to Austin Mutual Aid in hopes of providing relief and housing to those on the streets after a recent winter storm....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

The Globe and Mail

March 4: 'Give some credit to our beleaguered Prime Minister.' Readers debate Senate reform, hot housing and hard butter, plus other letters to the editor...

In today's letters to the editor: Canada's pandemic response; medical assistance in dying; Mark Machin; Canada's housing market; state of the Senate; hard questions about butter...

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

The juggling act for oil majors: pleasing investors, environmentalists, and customers, while innovating too...

Industry leaders discuss the juggling act of appeasing investors, environmentalists, and customers, while trying to come up with the critical technologies they believe the world will need to have abundant energy without the heavy emissions....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

Government staffers fretted about the 'optics' of N95 mask donation for Korean War veterans: documents...

Federal Liberal government staffers were worried that a donation of medical-grade masks for Korean War veterans in Canada would send the wrong message as the country grappled with shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) at the outset of the pande...

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

Too much, too soon? The politics of pandemic spending...

Chrystia Freeland seemed only too happy on Wednesday to mention some recent grumbling about the Liberal government's pandemic spending over last year....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Toronto needs new delivery rules, say drivers contending with surge in demand and limited parking access...

Toronto's couriers and drivers say delivering essential goods has become increasingly difficult due to the city's outdated parking regulations....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Lack of evidence-based medicine in debate around new MAID law should concern Canadians...

Medical history has shown that when well-meaning people bypass careful science to rush a treatment out before harms are properly understood, it can have disastrous consequences, writes Dr. Mark Sinyor....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Failed defence in Toronto's van attack trial damaged the autism community, activists say...

Despite an judge finding the driver in Toronto's deadly van attack guilty on all 10 counts of first-degree murder, there is concern among the autism community that the trial itself, which saw autism argued as a defence, further stigmatized those with ...

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Canadian banks, insurance firms owe $1.2B in employee vacation pay, class actions allege...

Five proposed class-action lawsuits have been launched against banks and insurance companies since early 2019 seeking a total of $1.2 billion for vacation pay that's allegedly owed current and former employees....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

These friends wrote letters for 70 years. With one pen pal gone, the other encourages connection...

Victoria Ryczak and Kathleen Wallace first started writing letters in 1950 when they were 12 years old. Wallace died on Feb. 22, 2021, after 70 years of a friendship spent two provinces away....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

Women in Canada turn to courts in fight for compensation over birth control implant complications...

The permanent birth control device Essure has been off the Canadian market for four years — but pain and serious complications linger among some women who are seeking compensation from a manufacturer that says it intends to defend its product "v...

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

Asking 'Where do you think you got COVID?' helps contact tracers zero in on superspreader events...

The painstaking detective work of contact tracing usually starts with an infected person and works forward, asking who has that person seen since they became contagious. But to spot COVID-19 superspreader events quickly, looking backward is key....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

2022 Canadian Paralympic chef de mission Josh Dueck embracing the unknown...

As chef de mission for Canada's 2022 Paralympic team, Josh Dueck wants to make opportunity of the unknown. One year out from the Games, Dueck is already dealing with plenty of uncertainty, including the coronavirus pandemic and increasing calls for a ...

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Carleton Place COVID-19 outbreak traced back to private party...

Health officials will hold a pop-up COVID-19 testing centre Friday for the patrons of The Thirsty Moose, a popular bar and restaurant in the eastern Ontario community, after an outbreak involving 20 cases was connected to the establishment....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Salon owner vows to fight $1K fine issued during lockdown...

The owner of an Ottawa hair salon is among several business owners who say they'll contest fines issued to them for allegedly contravening the province's COVID-19 shutdown....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, March 4...

CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

It's time to think about hauling ice fishing shacks away...

Conservation authorities in the Ottawa area say the weather's not co-operating for people who want to leave their huts out until the March 15 deadline....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Vaccinations begin for homeless population...

Starting Thursday, clients and staff in Ottawa's six homeless shelters will receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

National Post

US' Blinken, Austin set to visit Japan from March 15 -sources...

TOKYO — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are making arrangements to visit Japan from March 15 for foreign policy and......

 2021-03-04 08:55 

National Post

Hungary reports 3-month-high 6,278 daily COVID-19 cases...

BUDAPEST — Hungary reported 6,278 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, its highest daily tally in three months, while the number of deaths also increased sharply to......

 2021-03-04 08:52 

National Post

Russian govt discusses tax on global IT companies - Vedomosti...

MOSCOW — Russia's government is discussing a possible new tax on global IT firms that use Russian data to analyze user behavior and offer contextual......

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