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 2021-08-01 17:18 

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[ Manitoba ]

Winnipegger's history of Muslims in Manitoba aims to document an era almost forgotten...

Ismael Mukhtar's new book, Manitoba Muslims: A History of Resilience and Growth, explores the history of the Muslim community in the province and looks at some of the challenges its members have faced....

 2021-08-01 16:36 

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[ Hamilton ]

Chat with our gardeners on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 12:30 p.m. ET...

Are you ready to have the best garden on your block? Here's how: Ask an expert. Be part of our award-winning live chat with expert gardeners. Also listen to the call-in show with Ontario Today's Ed Lawrence. Call in by dialling 1-888-817-8995 on T...

 2021-08-01 16:27 

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[ Manitoba ]

Painting the past...

Kenneth Hodgert calls up misty watercolour memories with his acrylic works featuring beloved local businesses....

 2021-08-01 16:11 

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'Where all people who are oppressed meet': U.S. shot putter gestures atop Olympic podium...

The face, and the voice, of the Tokyo Olympics, and all they're about, could very well be found a 25-year-old American shot putter Raven Saunders....

 2021-08-01 16:05 

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[ Toronto ]

Why Carnival means so much to this Toronto mother-daughter duo...

Mother and daughter Heather and Anyika Mark look through photos and memorabilia of Carnivals spanning two generations, as they reflect on Canada's first officially recognized Emancipation Day....

 2021-08-01 15:46 

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'Can we have 2 golds?' Barshim, Tamberi share high jump win...

Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim added Olympic gold to his list of accolades in the men's high jump in Tokyo on Sunday — and persuaded organizers to let him share it with his friend and rival, Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi....

 2021-08-01 15:43 

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Transgender Olympic weightlifter becomes focus of inclusion vs. fairness debate...

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is nearly twice the average age of her Tokyo 2020 competitors. Having shifted 285 kg in qualifying, she is also one of the strongest in the field....

 2021-08-01 15:30 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Two people taken into custody after standoff in Thunder Bay...

Two people were taken into custody Friday after a standoff on Thunder Bay's south side....

 2021-08-01 15:23 

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Myanmar military extends state of emergency, promises vote in 2 years...

Six months after seizing power from the elected government, Myanmar's military leader on Sunday declared himself prime minister and said he would lead the country under the extended state of emergency until elections are held in about two years....

 2021-08-01 15:07 

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[ Calgary ]

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Sunday, Aug. 1...

Paul Boucher, the head of the Alberta Medical Association, expressed concern with province's decision to suspend most COVID protocols in an open letter to members on Friday....

 2021-08-01 15:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton Japanese restaurant serves take-out with a side dish of love...

Yokozuna's customers have received a variety of heartfelt messages written by the manager during the pandemic....

 2021-08-01 15:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Woman with hearing loss makes hearing aid accessories inspired by Filipino culture...

Ruzzelle Gasmen is selling custom-made hearing aid accessories in the form of motifs from her Filipino heritage to raise money for people who can't afford hearing aids in B.C....

 2021-08-01 14:57 

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[ Ottawa ]

Fire closes Mont Cascades water park...

A fire broke out Sunday at the Mont Cascades water park just north of Gatineau, Que....

 2021-08-01 14:39 

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[ Toronto ]

Ontario reports 218 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday...

Ontario reported another 218 COVID-19 cases on Sunday. The new case count includes 40 in Toronto, 33 in Peel Region, 23 in York Region, 16 in Middlesex-London, and 14 in Hamilton....

 2021-08-01 14:20 

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

The chief of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee says six Games-related people have had their accreditation revoked for violating rules imposed to hold safe Olympics amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-08-01 14:14 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

OPP investigate suspicious death in Kenora...

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating what it says is a suspicious death in Kenora....

 2021-08-01 14:13 

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[ Hamilton ]

Special weather statement: Hail and thunderstorms coming to Hamilton and nearby areas...

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Burlington, Brant county, Hamilton, Haldimand and Norfolk counties, and Niagara as it expects thunderstorms, hail and strong winds on Sunday....

 2021-08-01 14:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Chase Soosay of Samson Cree Nation receives top honour from MacEwan University...

Chase Soosay, a member of Samson Cree Nation, graduated this spring with a bachelor of commerce from MacEwan University. He won the school's President's Medal....

 2021-08-01 14:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Family of Kelowna crane collapse victims stuck in quarantine despite travel exemption...

Norbert Stemmer and his mother rushed over to Canada from Germany after finding out his nephews died in the Kelowna crane collapse, but now they're stuck in quarantine despite being fully vaccinated and showing negative PCR tests....

 2021-08-01 14:00 

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[ North News ]

This Nunavut man toasts his noodles and butters them...

Toasted, buttered noodles are on the menu this week in The Arctic Kitchen...

 2021-08-01 13:59 

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[ Manitoba ]

Muslims gather in Winnipeg to pray for rain...

Dozens of members of Winnipeg's Muslim community gathered Saturday evening to offer a prayer for rain as some parts of sun-roasted Manitoba suffer under drought conditions....

 2021-08-01 13:53 

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[ New Brunswick ]

N.B. COVID roundup: 5 possible exposures reported...

New Brunswick Public Health has identified five new possible exposures of COVID-19....

 2021-08-01 13:40 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

1 person dead after jet ski overturns on Bras d'Or Lake...

One person is dead after a recreational boating accident on Bras d'Or Lake Saturday. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Halifax was called just after 4 p.m. about a missing person who had been using a rental jet ski on the lake near Baddeck Bay....

 2021-08-01 13:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Water deductions centre stage as harvesters hold out on sea cucumber fishery...

Changes to how the water content of sea cucumbers is deducted from its price at the wharf are keeping harvesters out of the water this summer, despite a 10-cent-per-pound increase in price from last year....

 2021-08-01 13:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Engineering student designs snorkel-like mask with fan to help protect healthcare workers from COVID-19...

Emanuel Martinez Villanueva's memory of his mother being proud of him has kept him going for his work on a respirator he designed to help keep front-line workers safe from COVID-19....

 2021-08-01 13:00 

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[ North News ]

High water, more boaters means busy year for water rescues in Yukon...

RCMP in Yukon say they've had their hands full this summer, rescuing people who've gotten into trouble on the water....

 2021-08-01 13:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

After-hours partying, garbage in Vancouver's Stanley Park contributing to coyote attacks: researcher...

A wildlife researcher with UBC hopes Vancouver will do more to manage garbage and late-night visits to the city's iconic Stanley Park as part of the solution to dozens of aggressive coyote attacks over the past eight months....

 2021-08-01 12:43 

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Belarusian athlete says she was taken to airport to go home after criticizing coaches...

A Belarusian sprinter said she was taken to the airport against her wishes on Sunday to board a flight back home after she publicly complained about national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-08-01 12:31 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Section of Highway 19 closed after serious crash near Inverness...

Sgt. Andrew Joyce said RCMP was called to the serious crash on Highway 19 in Strathlorne, about six kilometres south of Inverness, around 5:45 a.m. AT....

 2021-08-01 12:00 

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[ Calgary ]

University of Calgary researchers discover a green way to make natural blue dye...

At first, researchers Agasteswar Vadlamani and Angela Kouris were trying to find ways to produce carbon-neutral gas with organisms unique to British Columbia's Soda Lakes....

 2021-08-01 12:00 

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[ North News ]

Canada's 1st Emancipation Day an opportunity, say members of Yellowknife's Black community...

Sunday will mark Canada's first Emancipation Day recognising the anniversary of the slavery abolition act. Members of the Black community in Yellowknife say this is an opportunity to acknowledge the past....

 2021-08-01 12:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Investigators lose bid to keep blowtorch seized as evidence after death of child in 2019 fire...

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has rejected a bid by police to keep a blowtorch seized by detectives probing a 2019 house fire that left a child dead and the victim's father under investigation for murder....

 2021-08-01 12:00 

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Need for food on rise as full impact of pandemic looms, says Waterloo region food bank...

Between March 2020 and March of this year, The Food Bank of Waterloo Region saw a 276 per cent increase in calls to the food assistance referral line. As well, more than 30,900 people and 2,600 new households received food assistance....

 2021-08-01 12:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Saint John woman publishes book she has wanted to write for 70 years...

Ninety-year-old E. Elizabeth Cran has wanted to write an English language biography of the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti since her university days. The book has been published and she now says she is "unofficially retired."...

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitobans reflect on past, future as Canada officially observes Emancipation Day for 1st time...

Emancipation Day commemorates the abolition of slavery across the British Empire on Aug. 1. On that historic day in 1834, the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect, freeing more than 800,000 people of African descent in Canada and throughout the British ...

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

About half of workers in Saskatoon, Regina have returned to offices: expert...

The rate of return to offices in Saskatchewan's two largest cities is roughly 50 per cent, according to the managing director of Saskatchewan Brokerage at Colliers International....

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ Sudbury ]

Musical mushrooms: Art installation in South River creates sound from growing fungi, plants...

There's a new interactive sculpture on exhibit in South River, Ont., that's literally growing. Called the Mycorrhizal Rhythm Machine, sounds are created by fungi, plants and sprouts — as they grow. It's on exhibit at the New Adventures i...

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

New community garden in West Kildonan helps newcomer families connect after COVID-19...

A new community garden in West Kildonan is helping to support 10 different newcomer families from nine different parts of the world....

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba's return to classes is around the corner. Here's what we know about schools and COVID-19...

With September only a few weeks away, and COVID-19 concerns still very much a reality, many questions remain about what school will look like in Manitoba this fall....

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

$86K in fines issued to N.B. COVID rule-breakers since start of pandemic...

Police officers across New Brunswick issued tickets amounting to $86,794.50 for those found guilty of breaking rules laid out under the province's emergency measures order for the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Lots of opposition but 'a striking absence of good arguments' against vaccine passports, says ethicist...

The current situation in Canada around proof of vaccination is "a chaotic hodgepodge," writes bioethicist Arthur Schafer. But he says the federal government can still "pick up the ball it dropped and create an effective, secure and safe vaccin...

 2021-08-01 10:49 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Man seriously injured in motorcycle crash near Tantallon...

A man has serious injuries following a motorcycle crash on Highway 103 near Tantallon Saturday evening....

 2021-08-01 10:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Dust off your dancing shoes!: Here's what's changing in Step 2 of N.L.'s reopening...

The next step officially came into effect at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, 15 days ahead of schedule....

 2021-08-01 10:26 

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Olympic wake-up call: Oleksiak is Canada's most decorated Olympian, Andre De Grasse hits the track...

Canada's Penny Oleksiak becomes the country's most decorated Olympian, and Andre De Grasse takes one step closer to the men's 100-metre podium. Here's what you might have missed on Day 9 of the Tokyo Olympic Games....

 2021-08-01 10:06 

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Brazil's Rebeca Andrade takes home gold in women's vault final...

Canada's Shallon Olsen fell shy of winning a medal in the women's vault final on Sunday in Tokyo....

 2021-08-01 10:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

This first-time Olympian got her start at the Regina Boxing Club...

Tammara Thibeault, who started boxing in Regina, became a first-time Olympian at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-08-01 10:00 

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[ Montreal ]

Montreal Highland Games athlete attempts to beat world record just months after falling off roof...

Jason Baines, a Greenfield Park-raised athlete, suffered a chipped heel and shoulder injury when he fell off the roof of his cottage in January. Now he's back in action, attempting to toss more than 122 cabers—long, heavy wooden poles—in 6...

 2021-08-01 09:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

The last time the Olympics went viral...

The Olympics have gone ahead as planned, although more than half the citizens of the host country believed they should be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even extensive safety measures couldn't stop some athletes from withdrawing over fears of...

 2021-08-01 09:20 

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U.S. navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2, as Israeli officials blame Iran...

U.S. navy explosive experts believe a "drone strike" targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday....

 2021-08-01 09:01 

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American Xander Schauffele reclaims lead late to capture gold in men's golf...

Xander Schauffele made a 6-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole to take the lead, and then made a 4-foot par putt on the final hole for a 4-under 67....

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