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 2021-02-25 12:00 

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[ North News ]

N.W.T. MLAs ask for improved mental health and addictions treatment in territory...

MLAs zeroed in on what residents need to recover from addictions and say the territorial government should make key investments in housing navigators, managed alcohol programs...

 2021-02-25 12:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

City of Thunder Bay still waiting for COVID-19 support from the province...

The City of Thunder Bay is still waiting for the province to respond to its second pandemic-related state of emergency, Mayor Bill Mauro said Wednesday....

 2021-02-25 11:57 

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[ Toronto ]

Drunk driver who killed 4 still lacking insight into prior alcohol use: parole board...

Parole board officials say a drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a Toronto-area crash still has difficulty recognizing that his attitude towards alcohol prior to the incident was problematic....

 2021-02-25 11:41 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Halifax police searching for suspects after home invasion, abduction...

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was found and taken to hospital....

 2021-02-25 11:30 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

'Serious situation': Thunder Bay regional hospital planning for potential rise in COVID-19 patients...

Thunder Bay regional hospital administration is preparing to ensure capacity is available to meet a potential surge in COVID-19 patients as the number of cases in the district continues to skyrocket....

 2021-02-25 11:25 

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[ Montreal ]

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

As of this morning, Quebecers will be able to reserve their spot for a COVID-19 vaccine, and in some parts of the province, they can even get their shot later today. Here's what you need to know....

 2021-02-25 11:19 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Schools delayed as dispatchers warn of slippery roads...

Highways are covered in snow or partly covered in P.E.I. and plow dispatchers are warning they are slippery Thursday morning....

 2021-02-25 11:19 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Drive home Thursday could be nasty with high winds, blowing snow...

Winds are expected to kick up Thursday afternoon and into the evening, blowing around falling snow and reducing visibility on roads....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

Watchdog report on RCMP's investigation of Colten Boushie shooting due next month...

The results of an independent probe into how the Saskatchewan RCMP handled its investigation of the Colten Boushie shooting is finally poised for release next month, after a three-year wait....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Remote work, increased savings, attributed to spike in B.C. home sales...

Though the pandemic initially caused home sales to slump, economists and real estate insiders say 2021's numbers have already surpassed expectations, with many British Columbians looking to capitalize on low mortgage rates in order to purchase propert...

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

This artist and educator combines creativity and well-being to empower her community...

After high school, Roen Higgins decided she wasn't going to let herself be labelled, and that she would become someone who encourages others to persevere, no matter what they've gone through....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. family trying to keep grandmother in Canada after years of applying to sponsorship program...

Fenglan Ge was told she had to leave Canada despite the COVID-19 pandemic and having applied for the sponsorship program for years....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Moncton planning committee OKs 12-storey downtown apartment building...

Moncton's planning advisory committee has given the go-ahead for a 12-storey downtown apartment building, which would be among the city's tallest buildings....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

Sudbury to send 'letter of concern' to province about Laurentian University funding...

The City of Greater Sudbury is joining the growing call for the province of Ontario to provide additional funding to Laurentian University....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

5 years later, family of Lorlene Bone not giving up search for missing Manitoba woman...

Every time Evelyn Chartrand looks out her front window, she sees a red dress waving in the wind. The dress is a reminder that her daughter, Lorlene Bone, is still missing....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Is beauty skin deep? Filipina-Canadian filmmaker explores skin shadeism within her culture...

Winnipeg filmmaker Joanne Roberts has been told her skin is too dark by other Filipinos. In a new short film, she probes the effects of such comments on her own sense of self-worth....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Stratford residents search for leaks and savings in free water audits...

About 75 Stratford households took part in the town's free water audit program in 2020, the first year it was offered in the Island community. The program aims to bring down water bills and protect the watershed....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Winnipegger with family in Ghana happy to see country get 1st vaccines through COVAX program...

Members of the local African community are excited to hear the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines landed in Ghana Wednesday....

 2021-02-25 11:00 

CBC

[ North News ]

'We're on top of it,' health minister says to critic of Nunavut vaccine rollout...

Nunavut's Health Minister Lorne Kusugak is defending his department's plan for vaccination clinics in the territory, and specifically in the capital, Iqaluit....

 2021-02-25 10:53 

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Gas prices are up about 20/L so far this year. Where are the bargains?...

The cost of filling up your vehicle has increased steadily since the year began. In Waterloo region it's hovering around $1.20/L, up about 20 cents per litre in the new year....

 2021-02-25 10:48 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

Black settlers part of the much more 'complex history' of northern Ontario...

People generally think about the Black history of northern Ontario only going back a few decades, but it goes back a lot further than that....

 2021-02-25 10:45 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Thursday, Feb. 25...

Some changes in the pandemic economy are permanent, says Premier Dennis King, and 2 new cases of COVID-19 with a risk of public exposure....

 2021-02-25 10:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Opportunity to learn from outbreak, but 'full disclosure' is key, says NLTA...

While there's still no timeline for when in-class education will resume, following an outbreak of a coronavirus variant that put the province in Alert Level 5 lockdown, the provincial teachers' association hopes to get more information that will l...

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Plan for new 400-series highway draws growing pressure from across the GTA to hit the brakes...

Mississauga is the latest council to come out against the province's re-booted plan to build Highway 413, a long-discussed highway that would wrap around the northwest GTA....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Ubuntu in Fredericton: Somali newcomer keeps up an African tradition of helping others...

Somali Yusuf Shire grew up watching his grandparents feed orphans in a Kenyan refugee camp. To follow in their footsteps, Shire works nights and weekends in Fredericton trying to help fellow immigrants from African countries....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

5 things to watch for in the spring session of the P.E.I. Legislature...

Full details of the government's priorities will be revealed Thursday during the throne speech, but in advance, here are five things to watch for during this sitting....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

First Mi'kmaw COVID-19 vaccine clinic opens in Nova Scotia...

Thirty people received the first dose of the vaccine Wednesday in Millbrook First Nation, with another 170 people expected to get the shot today. The clinic is available to Mi'kmaw people aged 55 and up....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Eskasoni developing its own moderate livelihood plan, starting with lobster...

Fish harvesters met this week in Eskasoni First Nation to discuss the development of a plan, with fishing to begin later this spring....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Kent Nagano 'humbled' to be named Conductor Emeritus of the OSM...

Nagano is back in Montreal to perform three concerts with the Orchestra. He is the OSM's third music director to receive the honour....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Ice bar a 'cool' way to enjoy a drink at River's Edge...

The owner of the River's Edge Tap and Table has constructed a bar out of ice on his patio that he says is a hit with customers....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

CBC

Youth mental health site to open in Fergus this spring...

A mental health services site aimed at young people between the ages of 12 and 26 will open this spring in Fergus, the Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington said in a news release....

 2021-02-25 10:00 

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[ Sudbury ]

Busy year for Sudbury's peer support team helping first responders cope with added stress...

The past year has meant added stress for first responders who now have the coronavirus to deal with, on top of their regular duties. The City of Greater Sudbury has a group of firefighters and paramedics who are part of a Peer Support Network. Peer suppor...

 2021-02-25 10:00 

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This fleet of Canada Post trucks went psychedelic thanks to a London, Ont., artist's 'funny idea'...

In recent months, London, Ont., has been home to one of Canada Post's colourful new delivery trucks, emblazoned on either side with the words, "Thanks Merci," and an assortment of happy symbols. That's the work of creative director and gra...

 2021-02-25 09:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Tax season: Here's what you can and can't claim this year...

Dawn Kennedy of the Canada Revenue Agency has some tips on what you can claim this tax season....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

So you got your COVID-19 shot. Does that mean life goes back to normal?...

Canadians still need to err on the side of caution and keep their guard up awhile longer, whether vaccinated or not, to protect those around them, experts say....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

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Quebec under fire for failing to accommodate seniors unable to leave home for vaccinations...

Seniors' advocates in Quebec say the province's plan to inoculate the population in mass vaccination centres isn't accessible for people with mobility issues....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

Former Canadian TV executive convicted of fraud filed false tax returns, hid millions, CRA alleges...

A disgraced Montreal TV executive convicted of fraud is facing allegations from the Canada Revenue Agency that he filed false tax returns and hid assets worth millions in offshore accounts in Bermuda and other foreign locations....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

What experts say Canada needs to do to become a leader in the electric vehicle industry...

Canadian companies and governments can seize on the push for electric vehicles happening in the U.S. and become leaders in specific areas of electric vehicle manufacturing and innovation, experts say....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

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Alberta budget to focus on health care and jobs, while public sector braces for cuts...

Sectors that rely on government funding, like post-secondary institutions, are awaiting Alberta's new budget on Thursday with trepidation....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

Playstations scarce, automakers stalled amid semiconductor shortage brought on by pandemic...

A shortage of semiconductors — the microchips needed in everything from military equipment to coffee makers — is causing delays around the world, disrupting supply chains for smartphones and causing major problems in the auto industry. For con...

 2021-02-25 09:00 

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In the shadow of her killer's verdict, Cindy Gladue's family wants to reclaim her humanity...

While waiting for the verdict in her killer's second trial, Cindy Gladue's family in Edmonton gathered to remember the Cree-Mtis woman as more than the victim of a horrific death....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

'It's not their fault': Nunavut students who act violently let down by lack of counselling, educators say...

While the Nunavut government doesn't have answers, some educators suspect school violence is symptomatic of deeper social issues, such as housing scarcity and hunger, combined with a lack of mental health services — ongoing effects of colonialis...

 2021-02-25 09:00 

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How historical racism in science continues to shape the Black experience...

Racism has been perpetuated under the guise of science for centuries, and the effects are still being felt today, during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

Community Pass app aims to help people in new reality of living with COVID-19...

A group of health care professionals in Sault Ste. Marie have launched a new COVID-19 app....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Your COVID-19 vaccination experience will depend on where you live in the GTA. Here's why...

People in the Greater Toronto Area should expect a range of different experiences when the province's mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign begins, depending largely on which city they call home....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

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[ Ottawa ]

Sewer repair partnership with U.S. firm puts city at risk, prof says...

A municipal law professor says a private-public partnership between the City of Ottawa and an U.S. home warranty company puts the city at risk of financial liability, and the royalties to the city aren't worth it....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

5 things to know about Ottawa's vaccination plan...

Who goes first? When will it be my turn? Where do I go? Here are some answers....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 25...

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

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Museums, galleries prepare for another bleak year...

Citing gains in digital outreach and innovation, the leaders of Ottawa's national museums are determined to stay positive as they anticipate another year of shutdowns and lower-than-usual revenues....

 2021-02-25 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Test your strength with this traditional Inuit game, the kneel jump...

Cool with Cold is a CBC Ottawa series highlighting people in this city who've found creative ways to embrace the season. Today, we meet a father teaching his son a traditional Inuit winter game that strengthens both the core and the community....

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