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 2020-11-29 06:24 

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Heavy blows, heavier breathing: Tyson, Jones Jr. exhibition ends in 8-round draw...

Mike Tyson showed glimpses of his destructive prime Saturday night during the 54-year-old boxing icon's return to the ring for a lively exhibition bout with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr....

 2020-11-29 05:00 

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ENCORE - Road to the Olympic Games: International Swimming League on CBC - Final (Part 2 of 2)...

Encore presentation of the ISL Final in Budapest, Hungary....

 2020-11-29 03:16 

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[ British Columbia ]

Environment Canada issues warnings for windy conditions along South Coast...

Winds could kick up to 80 kilometres an hour along the South Coast on Sunday and Monday, according to Environment Canada, which also issued winter storm warnings for the northwest corner of the province....

 2020-11-29 02:47 

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[ Calgary ]

Anti-mask protests show need for better public health messaging, Calgary researcher says...

Hundreds marched through downtown Calgary on Saturday to protest against masks and public health measures intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the same day record high number new cases and hospitalizations were reported in the province....

 2020-11-29 02:32 

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[ Manitoba ]

Hundreds pack Winnipeg church parking lot for drive-in service, breaking pandemic restrictions...

Hundreds of cars packed the parking lot of Winnipeg's Springs Church for a drive-in service Saturday evening, in spite of public health orders restricting group sizes and the province's top doctor's repeated calls to stay home....

 2020-11-29 02:10 

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[ British Columbia ]

2nd school outbreak prompts Surrey parents to call for mandatory masks in classrooms...

Newton elementary in Surrey closed for two weeks on Friday because of an outbreak of at least 16 cases of COVID-19. Earlier this month, an outbreak was also declared at Cambridge elementary in Surrey....

 2020-11-29 01:00 

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Kobe's delayed NBA Hall induction coming in May 2021...

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021....

 2020-11-29 00:51 

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[ Manitoba ]

'I'm Rosie and I'm Mtis': 6-year-old Manitoban teaches about history and culture...

A young Manitoba history buff wants Canadians to know the story of her people and culture....

 2020-11-29 00:21 

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[ Edmonton ]

Academic targeted by racist messages following criticism of Alberta's pandemic response...

An Edmonton academic says he's received racist messages in the wake of publicly criticizing the province's response to COVID-19....

 2020-11-28 23:41 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. linguist writes baby naming guide for Carrier people, after years of research...

Linguistics scholar Bill Poser recently published a book of Carrier names, which he hopes can serve as a reference for Indigenous parents who want to highlight their children's cultural roots with their names....

 2020-11-28 23:23 

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[ Toronto ]

New Hindu COVID-19 Task Force aims to make public health messaging more accessible in Peel...

A group of doctors has formed what is called the Hindu COVID-19 Task Force to ensure Peel Region communities understand public health messaging about the novel coronavirus....

 2020-11-28 23:19 

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[ British Columbia ]

Here's why everyone is putting up Christmas lights so early this year...

Your urge to pull those Christmas decorations out of storage a little earlier this year may be about more than just the need for holiday cheer in a difficult pandemic year....

 2020-11-28 23:12 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta sees single-day record high with 1,731 new COVID-19 cases in the last day...

Alberta reported 1,731 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the most reported in a single day in the province since the pandemic began....

 2020-11-28 23:07 

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NFL's 49ers may need temporary home as COVID-19 cases spike around stadium...

The San Francisco 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks....

 2020-11-28 23:07 

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Broncos left with no quarterbacks as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on NFL...

The Denver Broncos have no quarterbacks. The San Francisco 49ers have no home stadium or practice facility. And the Baltimore Ravens may not have enough players available for their next game....

 2020-11-28 22:57 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Some inmates at Saskatoon Correctional Centre stage hunger strike to protest conditions...

Some inmates at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre have started a hunger strike to protest conditions in the facility that has seen almost 100 cases of COVID-19. Inmate Brett Karol says they want answers to a number of questions....

 2020-11-28 22:49 

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[ British Columbia ]

7 sent to hospital for overdoses after emergency call at downtown Vancouver party...

Several people at the party in the city's West End were in medical distress after consuming cocaine and MDMA....

 2020-11-28 22:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Forseeing the cod collapse in Harbour Mille: A Land & Sea archival special...

The collapse of the cod fishery in 1992 was seen as a changing point in the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, but inshore fishermen in Harbour Mille in Fortune Bay were already predicting the demise of the fishery as early as the 1970s....

 2020-11-28 22:27 

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French protesters decry bill that would outlaw filming of police officers...

Tens of thousands of critics of a proposed security law that would restrict the filming of police officers protested across France on Saturday....

 2020-11-28 22:15 

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[ Calgary ]

Alberta to host telephone town halls in advance of 2021 budget...

The province has invited Albertans to participate in three upcoming telephone town halls as the government prepares its 2021 budget....

 2020-11-28 22:11 

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Amid pandemic, NBA gives teams health protocols for season...

NBA players who test positive for the coronavirus this season may have to miss nearly two weeks in some instances before being allowed to return to the court, the league told its teams Saturday....

 2020-11-28 22:02 

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U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez raises $200K after battling Jagmeet Singh in hit video game Among Us...

A video game livestream session between federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and a U.S. lawmaker has raised more than $200,000 US in donations....

 2020-11-28 22:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Tribute album to Phil Nimmons a salute to the foundation of Canada's jazz scene...

A new tribute to Phil Nimmons, often referred to as the "dean of Canadian jazz," features arrangements from his grandson Sean Nimmons and illustrates the impact the 97-year-old has had on the genre in Canada....

 2020-11-28 21:56 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Vets want province to prohibit restocking on Sask. deer, elk farms that report chronic wasting disease...

The Council of Chief Veterinary Officers called on provincial governments and the federal government to change legislation and prohibit deer, elk, moose and caribou farms from restocking if they reported cases of chronic wasting disease....

 2020-11-28 21:54 

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Ethiopia says military has gained 'full control' of Tigray region's capital...

Ethiopia's military has gained "full control" of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, the army announced Saturday, after the Tigray government reported that the city of a half-million people was being "heavily bombarded" in the fi...

 2020-11-28 21:38 

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[ Toronto ]

Residents try to stop demolition of home awaiting heritage status approval...

Residents of a west-end Toronto neighbourhood are trying to prevent a historic cottage in the area from getting torn down....

 2020-11-28 21:19 

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After positive test, Canadian Olympian Kelly VanderBeek reflects on stigma of COVID-19...

"For now, I sit in my basement, largely on vacation, as my husband cares for my son and delivers my meals," says retired Canadian skier Kelly VanderBeek after contracting the COVID-19 virus....

 2020-11-28 21:17 

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[ North News ]

Nunavut reports 5 more COVID-19 cases in Arviat...

Nunavut reported five more cases of COVID-19 in Arviat, pushing the total number of active cases in the territory's hardest-hit community to 106....

 2020-11-28 21:15 

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[ Montreal ]

Nearly 80 animals died during Montreal Biodme renovation, document shows...

Close to 80 of the Montreal Biodme's animals died during the two years the museum was being renovated. In many cases, the cause of death is still unclear, but staff there believe the stress of being relocated was a likely factor....

 2020-11-28 21:06 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday...

Nova Scotia is reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday after completing 3,644 tests....

 2020-11-28 20:56 

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[ Manitoba ]

Winnipeg boy under 10 dies from COVID-19, province's youngest death linked to illness...

The boy's death was among 10 announced Saturday, bringing the total in Manitoba to 290. The province also announced 487 new COVID-19 cases, its third-highest single-day increase to date....

 2020-11-28 20:54 

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[ Manitoba ]

James Beddome re-elected as Manitoba Green Party leader...

Beddome, who has been leader of the provincial Greens for 12 years, defeated Andrea Shalay 70-56, officials announced at the party's annual general meeting on Saturday....

 2020-11-28 20:44 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Evraz issues layoff notices to 50 Regina steelworkers, hundreds more expected in January...

"It's been a trying year for us and our members here in Regina," says the president of USW Local 5890. Evraz says the restructuring is necessary to help deal with the struggling state of the steel industry....

 2020-11-28 20:43 

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[ Calgary ]

Calgary couple sells lantern kits to raise money for those affected by typhoons in Philippines...

A series of devastating typhoons in the Philippines has prompted a Calgary couple to bring more light to those affected by making and selling lantern kits and donating the funds to disaster relief....

 2020-11-28 20:40 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Temporary COVID-19 testing clinic set up in Stratford...

A temporary COVID-19 drop-in testing clinic will be open Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at Stratford Town Hall....

 2020-11-28 20:27 

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Lions turf head coach Matt Patricia, GM Bob Quinn in midst of 4-7 season...

The Detroit Lions have fired general manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia, ending the franchise's attempt to replicate the success the men helped Bill Belichick achieve in New England....

 2020-11-28 20:26 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

COVID-19 in Sask.: 1 more death, 197 new cases announced Saturday...

Another person in the province who tested positive for COVID-19 has died. The person is in the 80-plus age group and is from the northwest zone....

 2020-11-28 20:26 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Capital Drive construction — and detour — soon coming to an end...

The end is in sight for thousands of Islanders who have had to adjust their daily commute to and from Charlottetown because of the Capital Drive construction project....

 2020-11-28 20:16 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Halifax sports leagues put on game face to deal with new COVID-19 restrictions...

Members of Nova Scotia leagues who live in Halifax will miss the social connection of sports over the next couple of weeks, but organizers say the pause is vital to preserving the rest of their seasons....

 2020-11-28 20:03 

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Ottawa unveils funding for poultry and egg farmers hurt by free-trade deals...

Canadian egg and poultry farmers who've lost domestic market share due to two recent free-trade agreements will have access to $691 million in federal cash. The money follows a previously announced $1.75 billion for the dairy sector linked to free-tra...

 2020-11-28 20:03 

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[ Ottawa ]

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

Ottawa Public Health is reporting 46 new cases on Saturday, but the city's death toll has actually gone down after two cases were deemed to not be related to COVID-19....

 2020-11-28 19:58 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Self-isolation ordered after COVID-19 exposures at Christopher Lake, Shellbrook curling rinks: SHA...

People who visited curling facilities in Christopher Lake and Shellbrook during specific periods in November are required to self-isolate due to the risk of COVID-19 exposure, the Saskatchewan Health Authority says....

 2020-11-28 19:55 

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[ Montreal ]

Recall issued for Fresh Attitude brand baby spinach...

Baby spinach sold under the brand Fresh Attitude is being recalled in New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario due to possible salmonella contamination....

 2020-11-28 19:47 

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Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller makes football history as 1st woman to kick for Power 5 school...

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller became the first woman to participate in a Power Five conference football game when she kicked off to start the second half against Missouri on Saturday in Columbia....

 2020-11-28 19:43 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Realized net income down in Sask. last year, but farmers, ag expert optimistic about 2020...

In the fall of 2019 Bernie McClean had to dry every single bushel of canola on his farm in the northwest part of the province; something he never had to do before....

 2020-11-28 19:35 

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[ Calgary ]

Black Friday brings massive crowds, multiple fights to Calgary mall...

Despite new provincial restrictions introduced this week, large crowds descended on Chinook Centre during Black Friday sales — and Calgary police say a couple instances quickly got out of control....

 2020-11-28 19:28 

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[ Montreal ]

Restaurants reeling from pandemic losses say Quebec government has abandoned them...

Restaurant owners say the province' s loan program for businesses hit hard by the pandemic is difficult to access, and leaves them wondering if the government is sincere about its desire to help them....

 2020-11-28 19:27 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

These N.L. companies are working to become the province's first 'business for good'...

Two Newfoundland companies are working to become the first certified B Corporations in the province, a designation given to businesses for their environmental awareness....

 2020-11-28 19:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

This contraption, designed by a UVic alum, has been named one of 2020's best inventions...

The eco-friendly food disposal system, created by a B.C. inventor, helps protect sewage systems and the environment by separating solid from liquid waste....

 2020-11-28 19:00 

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Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5 football game...

Soccer player Sarah Fuller makes history with her 2nd half kick-off for the Vanderbilt Commodores as she becomes the first woman to appear in a Power 5 football game....

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