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 2021-02-25 02:50 

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Tokyo torch relay set to begin in 1 month with socially distanced crowds...

The torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics is to start in a month, which should be a sign that the troubled Olympics are on track to begin on July 23....

 2021-02-25 02:48 

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[ British Columbia ]

Temporary parklet approved in Vancouver as safe drinking space for managed alcohol program...

Vancouver city council has approved a temporary parklet in the Downtown Eastside to be used as a COVID-safe drinking place for people enrolled in a program for severe alcohol use disorder....

 2021-02-25 02:46 

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[ Toronto ]

1 dead, 1 in custody after homicide in Richmond Hill, Ont. home, police say...

One person is dead and one person is in custody after a homicide in a Richmond Hill, Ont. home on Wednesday night, York Regional Police say....

 2021-02-25 02:25 

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Drunk and reckless driving charges dropped against Bruce Springsteen...

The U.S. government dropped drunk driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges....

 2021-02-25 02:21 

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[ Manitoba ]

Mtis, Inuit in Manitoba want similar COVID-19 vaccine priority as First Nations...

Mtis and Inuit in Manitoba want better access to COVID-19 vaccines because all Indigenous people suffer disproportionate health consequences during the pandemic....

 2021-02-25 02:07 

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[ Calgary ]

Pigs can learn to manipulate joystick and react to video game screen, researchers say...

Omelette, Hamlett, Ebony and Ivory, the pig subjects in a Purdue University study, were able to use a joystick to play a multilevel version of a game that loosely resembles Pong....

 2021-02-25 01:56 

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[ Edmonton ]

Black oil exec working to make industry more inclusive...

A Black oil executive who has found success in Canada's oil and gas sector is working toward making the industry more inclusive....

 2021-02-25 01:55 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. novelist Jack Whyte dies of cancer at 80...

Scottish Canadian novelist Jack Whyte is the author of several historical novels, including the Arthurian-rooted Dream of Eagles series and the Templars Trilogy....

 2021-02-25 01:50 

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[ Windsor ]

One week into COVID-19 red zone, Windsor-Essex businesses eagerly welcome back clients...

A week into the province's COVID-19 red zone, Windsor-Essex business owners and customers are taking advantage of the services that are now open....

 2021-02-25 01:44 

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[ Calgary ]

'I am a very good dog parent,' says man on trial accused of killing 2 pets...

The man accused of fatally beating two dogs says he confessed to abusing the animals because he believed it would keep his family together....

 2021-02-25 01:44 

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[ Windsor ]

Locals showed support for Windsor-Essex's LGBTQ community following hate motivated incidents...

Following a series of hate motivated incidents directed at the WE Trans Support offices in the last week, community members showed up at the organization to deliver messages of positivity and hope....

 2021-02-25 01:15 

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[ Montreal ]

Citing pandemic expenses, EMSB forecasts $15M deficit...

The English Montreal School board says it is projecting a deficit of nearly $15 million for this year, with at least $10 million of that tied to COVID-related expenses. The board chair says other boards and service centres in Quebec will likely be in the ...

 2021-02-25 01:11 

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[ Edmonton ]

New legislation could allow voters to recall MLAs, councillors or school trustees...

Alberta voters will have a chance to try and recall their MLAs, municipal representatives or school board trustees before the next provincial election, should new legislation pass this spring, the government says....

 2021-02-25 01:03 

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[ Toronto ]

Sleepless nights, anxiety, depression: Black officers speak out about racism inside York Regional Police...

Allegations of racism within York Region's police force were laid bear Wednesday as several Black officers gave deputations at the York Regional Police Services Board meeting, outlining their experiences and calling for change....

 2021-02-25 01:01 

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[ Calgary ]

Alberta announces one-time $561 payment for parents, as it winds down $25/day child care...

The Alberta government will offer a one-time payment of $561 for parents who used child care (including licensed or unlicensed daycares, day homes, out-of-school care or pre-school) between April and December of last year....

 2021-02-25 00:52 

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[ British Columbia ]

Olympic Village elementary school plan inches forward but funding still up in the air...

The City of Vancouver and the Vancouver School Board announced Wednesday they were working on a 99-year ground lease for the empty lot at 161 Columbia Street but funding for the school is not yet secured, meaning there's still no guarantee it will eve...

 2021-02-25 00:48 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Police to investigate allegations of sexual harassment and intimidation at Regina's Street Culture Project...

An investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and toxic, manipulative behaviour at Regina's Street Culture Project have been turned over to the Regina Police Service for further investigation....

 2021-02-25 00:45 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton police officer charged with sexual assault...

An Edmonton police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a female acquaintance....

 2021-02-25 00:43 

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Biden lifts freeze on green cards enacted by Trump earlier in pandemic...

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration to the United States....

 2021-02-25 00:34 

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Moderna begins studying potential COVID-19 vaccine booster targetting variant first detected in South Africa...

Drug manufacturer Moderna says it will begin testing a variant-specific version of its COVID-19 vaccine that would target the B1351 variant first detected in South Africa....

 2021-02-25 00:31 

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[ British Columbia ]

Half-billion dollar unregistered B.C. 'shadow' mortgage broker says he just met demand...

A so-called "shadow" mortgage broker responsible for securing more than half a billion dollars' worth of home financing through the use of altered tax and bank documents says there will always be a demand for the services of people with his sk...

 2021-02-25 00:22 

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[ Montreal ]

Montreal public health aims to slow spread of COVID-19 variants as public gets vaccinated...

While Montreal public health officials welcome the start of the city's campaign to vaccinate the public against COVID-19, they are urging the population to remain vigilant as variants of the disease are cropping up in schools, daycares and workplaces....

 2021-02-25 00:19 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Here are all the potential COVID-19 exposure sites in Nova Scotia...

A current look at the COVID-19 possible exposure notices across Nova Scotia....

 2021-02-25 00:19 

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Tokyo Paralympics to be aired in prime time for 1st time by NBC...

NBCUniversal announced Wednesday that 1,200 hours of programming will air across NBC's linear and digital channels from the Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo. That includes more than 200 hours on NBC, NBCSN and the Olympic Channel....

 2021-02-25 00:17 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Man charged with attempted murder in shooting of teacher...

A man who allegedly shot a Riverview High School teacher was charged with attempted murder, along with more than 30 other charges going back as far as Nov. 21....

 2021-02-25 00:05 

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The WHO needs more power and autonomy from member states, says former New Zealand PM...

The World Health Organization should be given the power and independence it needs to report the facts about global health threats without being influenced by its member states, says New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark....

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Saskatoon mother believes son died participating in online challenge...

Cash Anderson was a vivacious 13-year-old boy. His mom, Melanie, said he would wake up early all the time to get outside and skateboard, and he always had to make sure his fiery red curls were sitting just right before school....

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Province will continue to work with businesses impacted by COVID-19, premier says...

Local research shows 57 per cent of Islanders would like to continue working from home even after public health restrictions are lifted, Premier Dennis King said in his state of the province address this week....

 2021-02-25 00:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Doing 4 Birkies in 10 days seemed like a bad idea. So this Edmonton ultra-athlete did it anyway...

Gibby Davis had never cross-country skied — didn't even have equipment, in fact — when he signed up for the 55-kilometre Canadian Birkebeiner....

 2021-02-24 23:57 

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[ Edmonton ]

Black woman wearing hijab threatened at Century Park LRT Station...

Edmonton police are investigating another incident involving threats against a young Black woman wearing a hijab, the fifth such case reported in a 10-week period....

 2021-02-24 23:57 

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[ Toronto ]

Several travellers from Toronto Pearson International Airport violate Quarantine Act...

Several international travellers arriving at Toronto's Pearson International Airport have refused to comply with a new rule requiring a three-day hotel quarantine, local police said Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 23:47 

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[ North News ]

N.W.T. beats Ontario in big upset at Scotties curling championship...

The N.W.T.'s curling team defeated Team Ontario 7-5 Wednesday morning, in a major upset at this year's Scotties....

 2021-02-24 23:46 

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Bloc calls on PM to apologize after report suggests his father wanted jobs pulled out of Quebec...

Bloc Qubcois Leader Yves-Franois Blanchet is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to apologize for the actions of his father, saying former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau asked one of Quebec's leading business people to harm Quebec's economy an...

 2021-02-24 23:33 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia lobster exporter pleads not guilty to alleged fisheries violations...

A large southwest Nova Scotia lobster pound pleaded not guilty to four alleged fishery violations in Shelburne provincial court Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 23:27 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Wadena animal shelter operating out of newspaper building soon to move to forever home...

Wadena is home to some literal newshounds. That is because at the back of the Wadena News building is a fully operational animal shelter....

 2021-02-24 23:27 

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[ Windsor ]

Emergency shelter at aquatic centre still not ready as numbers spike among shelter residents...

The opening of the emergency shelter being constructed at the Windsor International Aquatic and Training facility remains uncertain while the number of positive cases of COVID-19 among residents at both the Downtown Mission and the Salvation Army have spi...

 2021-02-24 23:25 

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[ North News ]

Whitehorse man says new federal quarantine rules frustrating to comply with...

Kevin Rumsey of Whitehorse says it has been frustrating trying to comply with new quarantine rules for people who travel into Canada by air....

 2021-02-24 23:24 

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[ Windsor ]

Governments squabble over who should fund Windsor's migrant worker isolation, recovery centre...

All three levels of government are pointing fingers at who should fully fund an isolation and recovery centre in Windsor for migrant workers, while hundreds continue to arrive in the region....

 2021-02-24 23:23 

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Hundreds of workers at cybersecurity agency vote to strike...

Hundreds of cybersecurity workers at Canada's foreign signals intelligence agency have voted to strike, a move that comes amid growing conerns about cyber attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-24 23:20 

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Canada exits SheBelieves Cup on sour note with shutout loss to Brazil...

Canada paid for some slack defending in the first half Wednesday, beaten 2-0 by Brazil in the SheBelieves Cup....

 2021-02-24 23:18 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

2 Halifax playwrights share their visions of the future of Blackness...

Nova Scotia playwrights Shauntay Grant and Jacob Sampson reflect on the plays they wrote for 21 Black Futures, an anthology of 10-minute, one-person dramas exploring the future of Blackness....

 2021-02-24 23:12 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. records 456 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 more deaths...

B.C. health officials announced 456 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Wednesday....

 2021-02-24 23:05 

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[ Calgary ]

'Serious concerns': Alberta First Nations oppose coal expansion in Rocky Mountains...

Two of Alberta's largest First Nations have written letters to coal companies saying they will oppose any new mine proposals in the Rocky Mountains since the provincial government has consistently ignored their concerns....

 2021-02-24 23:04 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. restaurants join call for cap on fees taken by food-delivery apps...

Saskatchewan Hotel and Hospitality Association President and CEO Jim Bence says third-party delivery services are hurting local restaurants....

 2021-02-24 23:04 

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[ Manitoba ]

WATCH: First First Aid Training Centre instructor gives AED demonstration...

First Aid Training Centre instructor Stephen Kennedy walks through a mock emergency where a defibrillator could be used....

 2021-02-24 23:01 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

N.S. man convicted of assault for striking toddler with wooden spoon...

A man who hit a three-year-old boy with a wooden spoon because the child stole icing off a birthday cake has been convicted of assault....

 2021-02-24 22:59 

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[ Ottawa ]

1 in critical condition after collision in Outaouais...

A car was trapped under the truck after the collision on Highway 105, and emergency services had to use the jaws of life tool to rescue the driver....

 2021-02-24 22:58 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Mount Pearl Senior High teacher with COVID-19 left to wait for care in hospital parking lot...

A Mount Pearl couple say their daughter's experience seeking treatment for her COVID-19 symptoms reveals weak links within the province's health system....

 2021-02-24 22:46 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

UPEI planning a 'more normal' academic experience in fall 2021...

In a statement Wednesday, UPEI said while some online options will continue, there will be as much in-person and on-campus learning as possible....

 2021-02-24 22:43 

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[ Montreal ]

Pink Shirt Day: Kahnawake participates in anti-bullying campaign in memory of teenage girl...

When students, teachers, and community members across Kahnawake, Que., came together on Wednesday wearing bright pink shirts and a message to "be kind," one teenage girl, Lexi Fox, was on the minds of many....

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