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 2021-02-27 18:15 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Province reports 4 new cases of COVID-19 as tighter restrictions come into force...

Nova Scotia reported 4 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the number of active cases to 39....

 2021-02-27 17:52 

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Trevor Simsby gets hole-in-one at his first ever PGA event...

American Trevor Simsby used a seven iron to record a hole-in-one Saturday on the 6th hole during the third round of the WGC Workday Championship in Bradenton, Florida....

 2021-02-27 17:45 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

6th death from COVID-19 in N.L., as province reports 4 new cases Saturday...

A man over 70 years of age in the Eastern Health region has died due to COVID-19, the Department of Health says....

 2021-02-27 17:33 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Clare's Law in Saskatchewan used handful of times; Mounties review their role...

The legislation known informally as "Clare's Law" allows police to warn someone that they could be in danger from their partner. An advocate on the committee that recommends what should be disclosed says six requests for information were made ...

 2021-02-27 17:26 

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Curling Day in Canada: A community comes together, while still staying apart...

Today, despite a global pandemic, we're celebrating Curling Day in Canada. In backyards, on outdoor lakes and even on icy streets, curling fans are finding ways to take part in the game they so deeply love. Still apart. But still finding ways to conne...

 2021-02-27 17:25 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

After lobbying province for vaccine, Swift Current mayor glad to see people in region getting shots...

Earlier this month, Mayor Al Bridal expressed frustration that nearly two months into inoculations in the province, his region was one of only two that had not received any doses of COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-02-27 17:15 

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[ Ottawa ]

March: A sweet time for Ontario maple syrup producers...

As Ontario producers prepare to launch their 2021 sap tapping, maple syrup is having a sweet moment as consumers turn to the comfort food....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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[ Montreal ]

The intoxicating rise of Quebec's zero-alcohol beer market...

Zero-alcohol beers are gaining in quality and popularity and are taking up more shelf space these days at beer and grocery stores....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Gathering spaces for Indigenous students strengthens connections and sense of belonging, advocates say...

Jeremy Ratt, host of the CBC podcast Pieces, credits having a gathering space in school with helping launch his personal journey to learn more about his Indigenous roots....

 2021-02-27 16:38 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Damage to Muskrat Falls transmission lines not a major setback, says Nalcor CEO...

Stan Marshall says he's confident the hydroelectric project will be fully operational by the end of the year....

 2021-02-27 16:11 

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[ Montreal ]

Montreal extends free weekend parking downtown to end of March...

Drivers heading into the Ville-Marie borough on weekends can keep parking their cars on the street for free until the end of March....

 2021-02-27 16:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

E-bikes that look like motorcycles take another hit in B.C. Court of Appeal decision...

The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that e-bikes designed to look and function more like mopeds or scooters do not meet the province's definition of a motor-assisted cycle and therefore require a driver's licence, registration and insuran...

 2021-02-27 16:00 

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[ North News ]

Gwich'in elder learns video call technology to continue teaching language at a distance...

Gwich'in language classes are continuing between provinces and territories through Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-27 16:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

E-bikes that look like motorcycles take another hit in B.C. Court of Appeal decision...

The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that e-bikes designed to look and function more like mopeds or scooters do not meet the province's definition of a motor-assisted cycle and therefore require a driver's licence, registration and insuran...

 2021-02-27 15:59 

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday...

More than 1,000 cases of coronavirus variants have been reported across Canada, the country's chief public health officer said on Saturday....

 2021-02-27 15:57 

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[ New Brunswick ]

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Looser orange-phase rules take effect this weekend...

New Brunswickers can now travel and visit people in different regions after a series of changes to the orange phase took effect at midnight....

 2021-02-27 15:36 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Interim 'Greene Report' delayed by up to 6 weeks, says taskforce head...

The interim report from the Premier's Economic Response Team will not be ready by the deadline on Sunday, according to Moya Greene who heads up the taskforce....

 2021-02-27 15:28 

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[ Toronto ]

Ontario reports 1,185 new cases of COVID-19, 16 new deaths...

Ontario reported 1,185 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 new deaths on Saturday....

 2021-02-27 15:14 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Lighthouse emergency shelter in North Battleford to close because of lack of funding...

The Lighthouse Supported Living announced Friday that the emergency shelter at the North Battleford location will close, effective April 1. The organization cited "substantial funding changes" as the reason for the closure....

 2021-02-27 15:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

5 years on, Syrian refugees in Victoria reflect on hardships and successes in a new home...

CBC recently caught up with a few of the several hundred Syrian refugees who have settled in Victoria over the past five years, to learn of their challenges and celebrate their accomplishments....

 2021-02-27 15:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Emtpy Bowls Caring Hearts raising $17K for charity despite COVID-19 restrictions...

Thunder Bay's Empty Bowls Caring Hearts had a successful 2020, raising $17,000 for local charities despite COVID-19 restrictions....

 2021-02-27 15:00 

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[ North News ]

Dawson musician planning water tour of Europe...

Dawson City musician Driftwood Holly has come up with a unique way to tour Europe, by using a houseboat....

 2021-02-27 14:56 

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[ Manitoba ]

Brandon names new top bureaucrat after year-long search...

The search to fill the role began last February, when former city manager Rod Sage retired after being placed on paid administrative leave following a CBC investigation into the death of Christine Mitchell, who died after overdosing at his house in 2019....

 2021-02-27 14:56 

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Connor McDavid isn't expecting an offensive explosion in Oilers-Maple Leafs series...

Connor McDavid is cautioning hockey fans looking forward to an old-fashioned, 80's-style track meet in a three-game series that opens Saturday between the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs....

 2021-02-27 14:30 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton's Flying Cano Volant takes off March 1...

More than 60 lighting installations in Mill Creek Ravine, Rutherford School grounds and at La Cit Francophone are at the heart of this years reimagined Flying Cano Volant on from March 1 to March 6 in Edmonton....

 2021-02-27 14:22 

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[ Montreal ]

COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know this weekend...

Montreal's COVID-19 vaccination campaign, set to start Monday, will now be available to people aged 80 and over. Here's what you need to know....

 2021-02-27 14:15 

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Switzerland's Gut-Behrami wins 2nd straight downhill, eyes season title...

Lara Gut-Behrami let out a brief scream of joy and held up her right arm after crossing the finish, then nodded her head moments later. The Swiss skier won her second World Cup downhill in two days at Val di Fassa in Italy on Saturday to maintain her chan...

 2021-02-27 14:06 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What you need to know this weekend...

P.E.I. has had six new cases of COVID-19 in the past three days. Here is what you need to know....

 2021-02-27 14:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton same-sex wedding video sparks conversation in Sri Lanka...

An Edmonton couple's wedding video is going viral in Sri Lanka and sparking conversations about same-sex marriage in a country where it is still illegal....

 2021-02-27 14:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

BIPOC students find validation, hope amid discussions about race at Black History Month youth conference...

The conference held by the Burnaby School District encourages BIPOC attendees to share their first-hand experiences, including dealing with the N-word and how racism impacts their mental health....

 2021-02-27 14:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Driving Miss Zoey: Meet the trucker who drove 5,000 km to reunite a dog with her owner...

The first time Chelsea Moss-Harris met A.J. Gray in person was at 1:30 a.m. on the side of a road in Nackawic. But Moss-Harris wasn't worried. She already knew he was 'an angel.'...

 2021-02-27 14:00 

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[ North News ]

Yellownknife salad dressing is so popular, stores are selling thousands of bottles...

Bullocks Bistro in Yellowknife has sold thousands and thousands of bottles of its famous salad dressing in less than a year. Now the restaurant is building a processing plant to keep up with demand....

 2021-02-27 13:48 

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Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House passes $1.9T COVID-19 relief package...

The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challenges to using the bill to raise the minimum wage....

 2021-02-27 13:15 

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Therese Johaug recovers from fall to crush competition at nordic worlds skiathlon...

Therese Johaug bounced back from an early fall to crush the field and claim gold in the women's 15km skiathlon for Norway at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships on Saturday in Oberstdorf, Germany, with Swedes Frida Karlsson and Ebba Andersson takin...

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

From dosas to gnocchi, Albertans expand their cooking skills virtually...

The chef and owner of an Edmonton culinary school has seen such a demand in virtual classes during the winter that she plans to make a permanent offering....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Alberta's big city mayors on the changes, challenges and open questions of budget 2021...

Alberta's United Conservative Party deferred its anticipated "fiscal reckoning" to a future budget announcement, but budget 2021 has plenty of implications for the province's two biggest cities as recovery becomes front of mind....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Learn how this Dryden accountant shifted into pasta making...

The Pure Blend started as a home-based side business in 2019 and is nset to expand into a commercial kitchen....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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[ Windsor ]

Man reminisces on trek across a frozen Lake Erie into Colchester, Ont. 43 years ago...

Forty-three years ago, Dave Voelker walked spent two days walking 48 kilometres across a frozen Lake Erie....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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[ North News ]

N.W.T. environment officers respond to complaints of food wastage on ice road...

Officers with the N.W.T.'s Department of Environment and Natural Resources are investigating after complaints of caribou carcasses found along the ice road to the diamond mines....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

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[ North News ]

How the world's oldest DNA specimen found in Russia opens door for new Yukon discoveries: Researcher...

New research involving ancient DNA samples from Siberian fossils opens the door to possible new discoveries in Yukon's own trove of Ice Age fossils, says paleontologist Grant Zazula....

 2021-02-27 12:45 

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[ Toronto ]

New procurement system stalled restocking of PPE ahead of pandemic: health minister...

Health Minister Christine Elliott told the commission examining the crisis's impact on long-term care that the government expected its supply of PPE to be restocked, and that she was not aware at the time that the process had been held up by the chang...

 2021-02-27 12:25 

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Jared Schmidt wins 1st World Cup ski cross medal, Reece Howden clinches overall title...

Canada's Jared Schmidt reached the podium at a World Cup ski cross competition in Bakuriani, Georgia, on Saturday, while teammate Reece Howden clinched the overall men's title despite a 19th-place finish....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Written, read aloud or otherwise: CBE reminds teachers that use of racist language not permitted...

After multiple incidents and complaints from families, the Calgary Board of Education is reminding its staff that uttering, writing or using racial slurs — including when reading aloud — is not permitted in the school division....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Indigenous woman to launch a travel app that features Blackfoot historical sites in Canada & U.S....

Souta Calling Last has spent the past four years designing an interactive map of 500 sacred Blackfoot historical sites such as teepee rings and battle grounds in Canada and the United States. She plans to use the map for a travel app that will notify peop...

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Fort Macleod nears deal on historic courthouse featured in Brokeback Mountain and Fargo...

The historic courthouse building in Fort Macleod is soon to get a new lease on life. The nearly 120-year-old building is a designated historic property and has been on the market for two years....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Movie theatre owners 'dumbfounded' to be left out of Manitoba's proposal for relaxed COVID-19 rules...

The province is considering a long list of changes to COVID-19 restrictions that could open up more businesses in the next few weeks, but cinemas are still not on Manitoba's list. Those in the movie theatre industry say they are being unduly punished....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Celebrating those who made the most of isolation with CBC Manitoba's Lockdown Showdown...

CBC Manitoba wanted to celebrate those who have leaned into isolation, and come up with their own unique way to beat the tedium. Enter the Lockdown Showdown: a competition that sought out the Manitobans who resolved to make the pandemic at least somewhat ...

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ North News ]

Fourth time's the charm for famous N.W.T. SPCA resident cat...

He's a cat with a rough past an attitude but after 1,259 days at the NWT SPCA, Eileen Hendry found his softer side and gave him a permanent home....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ Montreal ]

I came here as a student. Now, I am learning how to be a Montrealer as an immigrant...

Maybe I'll always feel split between two cities, but I've found a sense of belonging here....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

New bridge in Kings County named for Black 'pipe-smoking icon'...

The provincial government renamed the Grant Brook Bridge No. 1, on Route 124, after Charlotte Watson, the last surviving member of a Black community in Springfield Parish....

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