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 2021-02-24 17:39 

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[ Ottawa ]

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

Ottawa Public Health recorded 41 new cases of COVID-19 and no more deaths Wednesday. One more person has died of COVID-19 in western Quebec....

 2021-02-24 17:37 

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Kitchener unlikely to ticket many idling drivers — but that's OK, clear air advocate says...

Gabriella Kalapos, executive director of Clean Air Partnership, says the city's new bylaw can be an effective tool to get people to turn off their engines while they sit and wait by simply educating them about how their actions affect the environment....

 2021-02-24 17:24 

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[ North News ]

Whitehorse city council gives 1st reading of Alaska Highway drive-thru application...

Whitehorse city council has given first reading to a new zoning bylaw that would allow a drive-thru restaurant near the top of Two Mile Hill....

 2021-02-24 17:19 

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[ Toronto ]

Toronto to give pandemic update as 363 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in city...

Watch the city's daily pandemic briefing live in this story beginning at 2 p.m. ET....

 2021-02-24 17:18 

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[ Sudbury ]

French language profs express concern over future of Laurentian University's French-language education...

A group of francophone professors at Laurentian Unviersity is worried about the future of francophone programs as the institution re-structures under creditor protection....

 2021-02-24 17:16 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Nova Scotia on Wednesday...

Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the province on Wednesday, bringing the total known active cases to 21, according to a news release from Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness....

 2021-02-24 17:08 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Law Society Tribunal disciplinary hearing for Alexander Zaitzeff postponed...

A Law Society Tribunal disciplinary proceeding for a suspended Thunder Bay lawyer has been postponed....

 2021-02-24 17:04 

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[ Windsor ]

Caesars Windsor offering boost to early retirement incentives: Unifor...

The union representing workers at Caesars Windsor says it has negotiated additional pension incentives for members looking to retire....

 2021-02-24 17:02 

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[ Ottawa ]

Vaccines for those 80 and older to start March 5...

Seniors 80 and older living in several high-risk communities in Ottawa will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at a pop-up clinic on March 5, councillors heard Wednesday morning....

 2021-02-24 16:56 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Expelled Saint John councillor says he's been in Mexico for mental health reasons...

Sean Casey missed four Saint John council meetings because he's been travelling abroad since early January, and he says he did it for mental health reasons....

 2021-02-24 16:49 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia to offer rebates for electric vehicles, home energy upgrades...

Nova Scotians looking to make their homes or vehicles more energy efficient are now able to apply for rebates of up to several thousand dollars from the province....

 2021-02-24 16:41 

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Bell CEO's connected cottage fuels bandwidth envy...

The company says Mirko Bibic played no role in planning the taxpayer-funded hookup of properties on Pemichangan Lake, including his own....

 2021-02-24 16:40 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Mental health advocate raises concerns about Icelandic model...

While the province's new focus on mental health seems to come with a distinctly Nordic flavour, one researcher cautions against adopting the model wholesale....

 2021-02-24 16:30 

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[ Calgary ]

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, Feb. 24...

With all residents now vaccinated in Alberta, long-term care homes have seen rates of infection decline by 92 per cent. Meanwhile, Alberta Health Services' phone lines are jammed and the government website has crashed by 8:30 a.m. MT on the first day ...

 2021-02-24 16:25 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Thunder Bay District exceeds 300...

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit announced 46 positive test results on Wednesday, which is the second-highest number in a single day during the pandemic....

 2021-02-24 16:10 

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 tests now available at some Waterloo region schools...

Students at select schools in Waterloo region will be eligible for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing. Region of Waterloo Public Helath worked with the public and Catholic boards to highlight schools for priority testing....

 2021-02-24 16:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Acadian memorial blankets a hit for P.E.I. historic sites...

Blankets made to commemorate 300 years of Acadians on Prince Edward Island have proven to be popular, and more are on order....

 2021-02-24 15:57 

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4 people from Waterloo region face child sexual exploitation charges...

Four people from the Waterloo region have been arrested and charged with criminal offences related to child sexual exploitation. The arrests come following a three-day joint investigation with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Waterloo Regional Poli...

 2021-02-24 15:56 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Watch here: Latest COVID-19 outbreak update from N.L. officials at 2 p.m. NT...

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald will deliver latest COVID-19 outbreak information in briefing at 2 p.m. NT...

 2021-02-24 15:52 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Racist and baseless: Facebook posts about Wabaseemoong COVID-19 outbreak causing harm in Kenora, Ont....

Recent social media posts spreading "misinformation" about the COVID-19 outbreak in Wabaseemoong Independent Nations are not only false, but they are "creating fear and mistrust" within the city of Kenora, Ont. and the broader northwestern...

 2021-02-24 15:52 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon administration advises against opening city facilities for homeless during extreme cold...

City councillors in Saskatoon heard concerns from administration Tuesday about designating a city-run facility as an overnight emergency cold weather emergency shelter....

 2021-02-24 15:39 

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Connor McDavid's latest milestone shows he's measuring up to other NHL legends...

Hockey fans, depending on the digits on their birth certificate, gush to their children and grandchildren about the magic of Howe, Orr, Gretzky, Lemieux, and in more recent times, Crosby, among others. But Connor McDavid certainly holds his own spot in co...

 2021-02-24 15:39 

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[ Hamilton ]

2 people in custody as Hamilton police investigate reports of a buried baby...

Two people have been taken into custody as Hamilton police investigate unconfirmed reports of a baby buried at a home in the central lower city....

 2021-02-24 15:36 

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Raptors VanVleet keeping all-star snub in perspective amid global pandemic...

Fred VanVleet is keeping the NBA all-star game in perspective after not being voted to the team as a reserve by coaches....

 2021-02-24 15:34 

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Alberta's system overwhelmed on first day that all those 75 and older can book COVID-19 vaccinations...

Alberta Health Services' phone lines are jammed and the government website has crashed on the first day that Albertans born in 1946 or earlier can book COVID-19 vaccinations....

 2021-02-24 15:32 

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[ North News ]

Alaska borough plans to bid to host 2024 Arctic Winter Games...

Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna Borough plans to submit a bid to host the 2024 Arctic Winter Games....

 2021-02-24 15:31 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba to give update on First Nations COVID-19 immunization efforts...

Health officials in Manitoba will give an update Wednesday on First Nations COVID-19 immunization efforts....

 2021-02-24 15:30 

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

Coronavirus vaccine makers told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month, and the companies insist they will be able to provide enough for most Americans to get inoculated by summer....

 2021-02-24 15:16 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

No decision yet on point-of-entry testing in Labrador after leaders meet with Fitzgerald...

Despite a push this week from municipal leaders in Labrador for point-of-entry COVID-19 testing to be done on anyone arriving in the region, mayors didn't get the answer they're looking for....

 2021-02-24 15:12 

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High risk of spring flooding, warns Grand River Conservation Authority...

The Grand River Conservation Authority says there could be significant flooding this spring as a result of the high snow pack this winter and ice in local waterways....

 2021-02-24 15:02 

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[ Calgary ]

Calgary's Centre for Newcomers will double its space in move to Northgate Village mall...

Calgary's Centre for Newcomers is moving to a new location that will double its size and include a 200-seat auditorium, a spiritual room, gym and a storefront cafe....

 2021-02-24 15:00 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Search underway in Natuashish for 2 missing snowmobilers...

The RCMP in Natuashish got a call at 4 a.m., as ground search and rescue officials, along with many people in the community, try to locate the young adults....

 2021-02-24 15:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Medical student equity program at U of A expanding to reach more underrepresented communities...

A student-led program at the University of Alberta is expanding eligibility to reach more communities that are underrepresented in the medical field....

 2021-02-24 14:55 

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Indigenous Services Canada news conference on COVID-19...

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous Services Canada, Valerie Gideon, associate deputy minister of Indigenous Services, and Dr. Tom Wong, chief medical officer of public health for the department, will hold a news conference to provide an update on COVID-1...

 2021-02-24 14:53 

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Montreal Canadiens fire head coach Claude Julien...

The Montreal Canadiens have fired head coach Claude Julien, and assistant coach Kirk Muller....

 2021-02-24 14:47 

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[ Manitoba ]

Bleeding from a neck wound, but ambulance not moving...

As she lay in an ambulance bleeding from her neck, a Winnipeg woman wondered why it was taking so long to leave for the hospital....

 2021-02-24 14:43 

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Single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine is 66% effective, say U.S. regulators...

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff said in documents published on Wednesday, paving the way for its approval for emergency use....

 2021-02-24 14:30 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta pastor charged with violating COVID-19 restrictions to make court appearance...

A pastor of an Edmonton-area church that has been allegedly holding Sunday services in violation of COVID-19 rules is to appear in court today....

 2021-02-24 14:20 

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[ Manitoba ]

Friends fear for Manitoba woman missing for 8 months...

Anna Marquart hasn't been seen or heard from in eight months, and her friends are worried. Manitoba RCMP put out a missing person's bulletin Tuesday, seeking the public's help in finding Marquart, 31, who left her home near Glenboro on July 4,...

 2021-02-24 14:20 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Accident knocks out power to hundreds in Montague...

A motor vehicle accident in eastern P.E.I. has left 370 Maritime Electric customers without electricity....

 2021-02-24 14:18 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton police not seeking suspects after 2 women were stabbed near Gage Park...

Hamilton police say they aren't looking for any suspects after a stabbing near Gage Park that sent two people to hospital....

 2021-02-24 14:01 

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IOC ready to announce preferred bidder for 2032 Games: report...

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will on Wednesday announce its choice of a non-binding preferred bidder for the 2032 Summer Olympics in what is the first in a series of steps towards deciding a host city, a source told Reuters....

 2021-02-24 14:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Advocates call for a permanent solution to Red Deer's overdose problem...

"We had a 24-hour period last month where we had 13 overdoses recorded," says Sara Fleck, clinical manager of the Turning Point Society of Central Alberta....

 2021-02-24 14:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

All but one elementary school in Vancouver's core has wait-list for kindergarten...

In the past few decades, the number of young families living in the core of Vancouver has drastically increased, while the number of new schools has increased much more slowly....

 2021-02-24 13:55 

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Tiger Woods survived near-fatal crash, but his career might not...

The bad news is that the career of the world's greatest golfer — at least on the game's biggest stages — is probably over....

 2021-02-24 13:53 

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[ Toronto ]

Head of Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine task force to hold update this morning...

Retired general Rick Hillier is scheduled to begin the news conference at 10 a.m. ET at Queen's Park. You'll be able to watch it live in this story....

 2021-02-24 13:52 

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[ Windsor ]

WECHU poised to announce plan for 80+ COVID-19 vaccinations...

Windsor-Essex residents will soon hear when the vulnerable 80-plus population can receive their COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-02-24 13:38 

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[ Edmonton ]

No details: Alberta energy minister announces date for start of coal consultations...

Alberta says public consultations on its plans to expand coal-mining will begin March 29 but there's no decision yet on how they will go ahead....

 2021-02-24 13:38 

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[ Montreal ]

Seniors getting vaccinated at the Big O will need to pay for parking...

Seniors, many of whom have mobility issues and are on a fixed income, are expected to pay $6 for parking at the Olympic Stadium's vaccination clinic, according to the person in charge of the vaccination campaign for the Montreal's east end....

 2021-02-24 13:35 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina police looking for missing woman...

The Regina Police Service is looking for a woman who has not been in touch with family or friends "for an unusual amount of time" officials said....

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