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 2021-02-26 20:55 

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[ North News ]

N.W.T. COVID-19 patient in critical condition, health authorities say...

The patient, who caught COVID-19 while working at the Gahcho Ku mine, was medevaced to Edmonton....

 2021-02-26 20:54 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

New book brings to light legacy of civil rights crusader Pearleen Oliver...

From breaking down barriers for Black nurses to standing alongside Viola Desmond, Pearleen Oliver spent decades fighting for civil rights in Nova Scotia. A book based on recordings she made with researchers in the 1990s was recently released....

 2021-02-26 20:52 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton says prepare for flooding as there are warmer days and rain ahead...

The City of Hamilton is reminding residents how to prevent flooding in and around their homes, as the forecast calls for warmer weather and rain....

 2021-02-26 20:48 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Halifax Shipyard extends shutdown after COVID-19 case, all workers to be tested...

The company announced the positive test for one of its workers on Thursday. The other members of the 15-person crew were also told to self-isolate and schedule tests....

 2021-02-26 20:48 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

'It takes the breath out of you': Summerside residents react to news of cluster...

After a cluster of three new COVID-19 cases was announced Thursday and public health officials urged anyone experiencing symptoms in the Summerside area to get tested, people have lined up in droves at testing clinics with expanded hours....

 2021-02-26 20:47 

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Denmark's climate goal too reliant on unproven tech, government council says...

In 2020, Denmark set one of the most ambitious climate targets in the world but its government has yet to come up with a plan to achieve it....

 2021-02-26 20:42 

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[ Hamilton ]

3rd COVID-19 wave inevitable, lockdown could come by end of March: Hamilton health official...

A third wave of COVID-19 is inevitable and Hamilton could return to lockdown by the end of March, according to Dr. Dominik Mertz, Hamilton Health Sciences medical director of infection prevention control....

 2021-02-26 20:38 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. Liberals to choose next party leader in 2022...

The B.C. Liberal party will elect a new leader next February. Former leader Andrew Wilkinson resigned after losing the previous election to the NDP....

 2021-02-26 20:38 

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[ Calgary ]

Amateur astronomy takes off during the pandemic...

Looking for a new hobby in the pandemic? You're not alone. Find out how some are turning their gaze to the skies above us to pass their extra time....

 2021-02-26 20:38 

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[ Calgary ]

Amateur astronomy lifts off during the pandemic...

Looking for a new hobby in the pandemic? You're not alone. Find out how some are turning their gaze to the skies above us to pass their extra time....

 2021-02-26 20:30 

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[ British Columbia ]

33 charges laid against Surrey boat dealer following $1.8M fraud investigation...

Thirty-three charges against a Surrey boat dealer and owner of Breakwater Marine following an investigation that spanned nearly two years and involved over 100 victims....

 2021-02-26 20:27 

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[ Toronto ]

Durham cop charged in jail-cell death of 32-year-old man, province's police watchdog says...

Ontario's police watchdog has charged an officer in the death of a man who went into medical distress in an Oshawa, Ont., jail cell....

 2021-02-26 20:22 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton names 13 members of the anti-racism resource centre board...

Here are the members of the new board of the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC)....

 2021-02-26 20:17 

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Dr. Wang 'becoming concerned' about Waterloo region's COVID-19 trajectory...

Waterloo region saw 71 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, the region's medical officer of health, says she's concerned that local indicators are "no long improving."...

 2021-02-26 20:15 

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[ North News ]

Gahcho Ku Mine looks to resume operations following COVID-19 outbreak...

Work to resume operations at the Gahcho Ku diamond mine in the Northwest Territories is underway following an outbreak of COVID-19 this month....

 2021-02-26 20:09 

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[ Calgary ]

Health Minister to provide update on negotiations with Alberta physicians...

Health Minister Tyler Shandro and Alberta Medical Association (AMA) president Dr. Paul Boucher will provide an update on negotiations with Alberta physicians at 1:30 p.m. today....

 2021-02-26 20:08 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay health unit to open COVID-19 vaccination clinic at CLE Coliseum...

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) plans to open a new COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the CLE Coliseum....

 2021-02-26 20:06 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. chief public health officer calls rare 2nd COVID-19 briefing in same day...

For the second time in one day, Prince Edward Islanders will get an update on a worrisome new cluster of COVID-19 cases in the Summerside area....

 2021-02-26 20:06 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Everyone in Summerside, P.E.I., aged 14 to 29 urged to get tested for COVID-19...

Everyone from age 14 to 29 in the city of Summerside, P.E.I., is being urged to get tested immediately for COVID-19, whether or not they have any symptoms. The news came Friday afternoon in a rare second briefing in one day from Chief Public Health Office...

 2021-02-26 20:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Following fire, Chez-Nous hopes to get residents home this summer...

The co-op that runs the Chez-Nous community care home in Wellington, P.E.I., is hopeful they will be able to get people back into the residence this summer....

 2021-02-26 20:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

2 Vancouver police officers caught on video posing with dead man on Third Beach...

Video shows the officers laughing and photographing themselves in front of a body lying face down near the waterline....

 2021-02-26 19:56 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton releases timeline for when seniors 60 and older can get COVID-19 vaccine...

Hamiltonians aged 85 and older will be able to get COVID-19 vaccinations as of March, and the city says they will have many locations to choose from. People over the age of 60 will start getting vaccines by Canada Day....

 2021-02-26 19:55 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Advocacy group sets up GoFundMe page to help female inmates at Pine Grove Correctional Centre in Sask....

An inmate advocacy group has set up a GoFundMe page to support inmates at the Pine Grove Correctional Centre in Prince Albert, Sask....

 2021-02-26 19:38 

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Raptors coach Nick Nurse will miss Friday's game due to COVID-19 protocols...

Head coach Nick Nurse and five other members of the coaching staff, will not be part of Friday night's game against the Houston Rockets, because of health and safety protocols, the team announced....

 2021-02-26 19:38 

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Raptors coach Nick Nurse will miss Friday's game due to COVID-19 protocols...

Head coach Nick Nurse and five other members of the coaching staff, will not be part of Friday night's game against the Houston Rockets, because of health and safety protocols, the team announced....

 2021-02-26 19:35 

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[ Manitoba ]

AstraZeneca approval will speed up Manitoba vaccine rollout, task force head says...

The approval of the AstraZeneca vaccine will speed up Manitoba's timeline for vaccinating all eligible age groups, but how much of an impact it has remains to be seen, the head of the provincial government's vaccine implementation task force said....

 2021-02-26 19:31 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Halifax man sentenced to 6 years for fatal blow to the head...

A 55-year-old Halifax man has been handed a six-year sentence for manslaughter. Troy Edward William Clayton was originally charged with second-degree murder in the 2017 death of Benjamin Lokeny....

 2021-02-26 19:30 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. businessman jailed, fined almost $650K for tax evasion...

A businessman based in West Vancouver, B.C., has been sent to jail and fined more than half a million dollars for tax evasion, according to the Canada Revenue Agency....

 2021-02-26 19:27 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Watch here: Education minister to hold briefing as schools outside Avalon Peninsula expected to open...

With much of Newfoundland and Labrador moving into Alert Level 4, schools outside the Avalon Peninsula are expected to reopen Monday....

 2021-02-26 19:19 

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[ Toronto ]

Mother and son charged in alleged crack, fentanyl trafficking operation...

A 64-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son have been arrested for allegedly working together to sell crack cocaine and fentanyl, with investigators north of Toronto seizing thousands of dollars in cash and drugs....

 2021-02-26 19:16 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Report outlines steps Northern Pulp should take to build community trust...

If the company that owns the Northern Pulp mill is serious about reopening and addressing public concerns about how it does business, it should withdraw its current environmental assessment application for a new treatment facility as well as an applicatio...

 2021-02-26 19:14 

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[ Montreal ]

Cut down on street checks and make ban on racial profiling explicit, Montreal officials tell SPVM...

The SPVM had taken steps on its own over the summer to address concerns about racial profiling by its officers. But the guidelines handed down Friday push the force to go further....

 2021-02-26 19:14 

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Conservatives propose independent agency to investigate sexual misconduct claims in military...

The federal Conservatives promised today that, if elected, they would set up an independent body to handle claims of sexual assault and misconduct in the military....

 2021-02-26 19:09 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Memorial ride to Headingley jail held for William Ahmo, who died after incident with corrections officers...

A memorial caravan ride took place Friday morning for an Anishinaabe man who died at a Manitoba jail after what police called an "incident" with corrections officers....

 2021-02-26 19:07 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta judge rejects injunction to maintain last-resort opioid treatment program...

An emergency court injunction that would have maintained a last-resort treatment for Albertans suffering from the most severe forms of opioid addiction has been rejected....

 2021-02-26 19:06 

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Canadian athletes struggling to find competition as they try to qualify for Tokyo...

With between half to two-thirds of Canadian athletes being based in Canada, travel restrictions and other protocols are making it difficult for Canadians to find further opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo Games, especially for Paralympians....

 2021-02-26 18:56 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today...

Ottawa Public Health recorded 56 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday....

 2021-02-26 18:55 

CBC

Canadian Medical Association elects first Indigenous president...

The Canadian Medical Association has elected its first Indigenous president — a milestone that arrives as the health care sector grapples with its own racism problems....

 2021-02-26 18:53 

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WestJet to lay off undisclosed number of pilots amid labour negotiations...

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it is laying off an undisclosed number of pilots amid negotiations with the union that represents them....

 2021-02-26 18:48 

CBC

[ North News ]

One new case of COVID-19 found in Arviat bringing total active cases to 26...

Health authorities declared one new case of COVID-19 in Arviat, the latest in an ongoing outbreak that has accelerated in recent days....

 2021-02-26 18:48 

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Ontario alerts healthcare workers about counterfeit N95 respirators that slipped detection...

Ontario's health ministry said Friday a number of counterfeit N95 respirators were sent to health care providers and that it's now investigating how they products wound up in the provincial stockpile....

 2021-02-26 18:47 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Drugs, money, weapons seized in Charlottetown raid...

A police raid in downtown Charlottetown Thursday ended with two arrests and the seizure of drugs, cash and weapons, according to a news release the Charlottetown police issued on Friday....

 2021-02-26 18:46 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

As costs rise, menu prices could follow...

Allowing restaurants to open at 50 per cent capacity is under consideration by the province, but operators are under pressure to greet those returning patrons with something that leaves a bad taste in everyone's mouth rising prices....

 2021-02-26 18:40 

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[ Windsor ]

CBC Windsor speaks with MP Irek Kusmierczyk about how the federal government can continue to cover the costs of the pandemic...

Last year the federal and provincial government stepped-in to assist with the city budget - providing $37 million that covered off COVID-19 costs. CBC Windsor speaks with MP Kusmiercyzk about how the federal government can continue to cover the costs of t...

 2021-02-26 18:34 

CBC

Marv Levy fondly remembers 5 seasons coaching Alouettes...

Marv Levy says that, at his age, he's starting to have some issues with his hearing. But the 95-year-old has no trouble recollecting his first head-coaching stint in pro football almost a half-century ago....

 2021-02-26 18:22 

CBC

Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: U.S. intelligence report...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U.S. intelligence report released on Friday....

 2021-02-26 18:21 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Trailside warning Islanders about bogus ticket sellers...

Trailside Music Hall in Charlottetown has heard of a couple of instances of people trying to sell fake tickets to its concerts, and says there is an easy way to check if an online sale offer is real....

 2021-02-26 18:18 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Four cases of COVID-19 variants found in eastern Ontario...

For the first time in its region, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has identified four COVID-19 cases as variants of the virus. Further testing is required to determine the exact variant strain of each case....

 2021-02-26 18:05 

CBC

WNBA approves sale of Atlanta Dream to group including former player Renee Montgomery...

The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) has approved the sale of the Atlanta Dream to a new investor group on Friday, after a turbulent run with the team's previous co-owner Kelly Loeffler....

 2021-02-26 18:02 

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Kate's 5 fun things to do this weekend (Feb. 26 to 28)...

The annual powwow at Conestoga College moves online this weekend, there's an Afro-Tribal dance workshop and musical events....

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