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 2020-04-01 04:56 

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[ British Columbia ]

Shut down by coronavirus, this Surrey riding ranch is back in the saddle — online...

A&T Equestrian Centre is geting creative to weather their closure: they've started "Adopt-a-Pony," a program to give kids their "horse fix" with updates, photos and videos of their favourite ponies....

 2020-04-01 04:35 

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[ Manitoba ]

Some staff in isolation after health-care worker at St. Boniface Hospital tests positive for COVID-19...

A staff member at a Winnipeg hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a memo to employees from Shared Health Manitoba....

 2020-04-01 03:05 

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[ British Columbia ]

'Our very own Julia Child': Vancouver chef, writer Nathan Fong dies at 61...

Food stylist, chef and and former On The Coast food columnist Nathan Fong, beloved for his warmth, passion and philanthropy, died Monday....

 2020-04-01 02:38 

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[ British Columbia ]

New West renter fears COVID-19 risks as manager insists on showing apartment...

Lawrence Corso said his family would be fine with the showings if people viewing their unit wore gloves and masks. But the manager only promised that prospective renters wouldn't touch anything....

 2020-04-01 02:26 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba police watchdog investigating death of man arrested by RCMP in Oxford House...

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba is investigating the death of a 31-year-old man after RCMP arrested him in Oxford House last Thursday....

 2020-04-01 02:17 

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[ Edmonton ]

Match made in a pandemic: Edmonton couples not letting COVID-19 get in way of relationships...

Restrictions meant to limit social interaction and therefore the spread of COVID-19 are changing the way people gather, but they are not eliminating all opportunities for romantic connection....

 2020-04-01 02:13 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

How the Montessori School of Regina embraced online learning a week ahead of most Sask. schools...

While most Saskatchewan students and teachers are just beginning to tackle remote learning this week, the Montessori School of Regina is finally settling into it. In the lead-up to the school closures on March 20, teachers began drafting an online curricu...

 2020-04-01 02:11 

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[ Manitoba ]

'A tough spot': Parents hit by coronavirus downturn struggle to pay for daycare, but don't want to lose spaces...

As the coronavirus pandemic leaves businesses in financial uncertainty, some Manitoba daycares are asking parents to share their financial burden. One St. Vital child care centre is asking parents to pay their dues, even while their children aren't at...

 2020-04-01 02:00 

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[ North News ]

Nunavut drumming group finds new way to get together, despite physical distancing...

A drumming group in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, is finding a new way to host its weekly drum dance, which has been going on for more than a decade. On Tuesday night, Julia Ogina hosted the gathering over Facebook Live, amid restrictions around gatherings due ...

 2020-04-01 01:42 

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[ North News ]

1 week, 135 swabs and counting: Drive-thru COVID-19 testing underway in Yellowknife...

For a little over a week, people experiencing symptoms have been able to get swabbed through the window of their vehicle in the parking lot behind the Primary Care Centre downtown....

 2020-04-01 01:42 

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[ British Columbia ]

Rent is due April 1, what does that mean for you? An expert answers your questions...

Last week, the province made several announcements to protect renters from being evicted because of COVID-19. But the first rent rebate from the B.C. government will not arrive in time for tomorrow's due date. What does this mean for renters and landl...

 2020-04-01 01:38 

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New stats show historic plunge of Canada-U.S. travel amid pandemic restrictions...

Newly released statistics illustrate the spectacular plunge in cross-border movement last week after Canada and the United States agreed to limit non-essential movement....

 2020-04-01 01:34 

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'I felt a tiny bit invincible until I got this': Vancouver ER doctor with COVID-19 shares his story...

Dr. Joseph Finkler of Vancouver is among dozens of front-line health-care workers who have been infected with COVID-19 in Canada. He says it has been a humbling experience, but he is looking forward to the day when he's cleared to return to work and c...

 2020-04-01 01:33 

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[ Edmonton ]

Schools will hire back all workers laid off during pandemic, education minister says...

An estimated 20,000 education support workers facing layoff notices during the coronavirus pandemic will get their jobs back, Alberta's education minister said Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 01:13 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Moose Jaw police arrest man wanted for attempted murder...

A man wanted in connection with a home invasion and a shooting has been arrested, the Moose Jaw Police Service said on Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 01:07 

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[ Edmonton ]

Watch the latest COVID-19 updates on CBC TV for Alberta and Saskatchewan for March 31, 2020...

The latest on the COVID-19 situation from Edmonton, Calgary and Saskatchewan....

 2020-04-01 00:56 

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[ Manitoba ]

Heavy, wet snow and rain could dump down on Manitoba for days, meteorologists say...

Environment Canada has issued several snowfall warnings and special weather statements as of Tuesday, as meteorologists are predicting a lot of moisture on the way for the northern and southern regions....

 2020-04-01 00:49 

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[ British Columbia ]

'All gatherings are off the table' in B.C., but no new bans on the way, top doctor says...

B.C.'s provincial health officer has no plans to follow other provinces and issue new orders on public gatherings, but she says any get togethers involving people who don't live in the same home are dangerous and need to end....

 2020-04-01 00:49 

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[ Manitoba ]

'Full speed to almost a full halt': Winnipeg-based furniture retailer Dufresne lays off more than 1,000 staff...

A retail furniture company based in Winnipeg has laid off more than a thousand employees as it closed many of its stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-01 00:31 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Saskatchewan Roughriders face toughest adversary to date in COVID-19...

COVID-19 has abruptly thrown the world into a holding pattern, but CFL teams are preparing anyway....

 2020-04-01 00:23 

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[ Calgary ]

6.5-magnitude Idaho earthquake felt in Calgary...

Calgary, a prairie city far from any nearby fault lines, felt an unfamiliar sensation early Tuesday evening — an earthquake....

 2020-04-01 00:09 

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[ British Columbia ]

Health authority investigates COVID-19 outbreak among temporary foreign workers in West Kelowna...

Interior Health says there's been a community outbreak of COVID-19 among a group of temporary foreign workers living and working at a West Kelowna farm....

 2020-04-01 00:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Alberta snowbird forced to migrate home early self-isolates in RV...

Terry Taylor drove home from Tucson, Arizona, six days ago, and has been quarantined inside of his trailer at the Bow Rivers Edge campground near Cochrane, Alta., ever since....

 2020-03-31 23:56 

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[ Windsor ]

Amherstburg, Ont. youth baseball team records video to stay sharp during COVID-19...

When the COVID-19 pandemic meant players with the Amherstburg Cardinals mosquito baseball team weren't able to practise together anymore, head coach Kristopher Roehler found the perfect way to stay sharp: Record a practice video....

 2020-03-31 23:56 

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[ Edmonton ]

Families use vehicle parades to celebrate children's birthdays while maintaining distance...

Parades are becoming popular as a way for families to celebrate children's birthdays during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-31 23:53 

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[ Montreal ]

Quebec recommends grocery stores install handwashing stations, avoid using cash...

As grocery stores all take different measures to enforce physical distancing, the Quebec government has put out a series of guidelines to help stores reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19....

 2020-03-31 23:50 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Nursing home worker with COVID-19 urges taking physical distancing seriously...

Hughena Gear is a continuing care assistant at Magnolia Continuing Care in Enfield, N.S. She's not sure how she became infected with COVID-19, but her greatest fear is that she's made a resident sick....

 2020-03-31 23:42 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Weekly garbage collection in Regina will resume next week...

Regina will begin weekly garbage collection this coming Monday, April 6. The city said residents asked for increased garbage capacity because so many people are working from home and children are not in school....

 2020-03-31 23:25 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Cargo ship denied entry into Halifax port over COVID-19 concerns...

A cargo ship has been denied entry into Halifax's port after crew members showed symptoms of COVID-19, the Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 23:05 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Signs pop up in Nova Scotia windows, lawns amid COVID-19 pandemic...

There are certainly many signs around Nova Scotia saying 'Closed due to COVID-19.' But in the last couple of days, there are more signs appearing — homemade window art giving some love. The CBC's Colleen Jones reports....

 2020-03-31 23:03 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Police say suspect in Prince Albert triple homicide known to victims...

Prince Albert's police chief says a suspect is in custody in relation to a triple homicide alleged to have happened during the weekend. He says he expect charges to be laid within 24 hours....

 2020-03-31 23:00 

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Nova Scotia's Kellen Tynes among high school seniors in limbo due to COVID-19...

Tynes likely would have been touring U.S. college campuses right about now and mapping out his college basketball future with his family. Instead, the 18-year-old from Dartmouth, N.S., has been forced to adapt his recruitment due to the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 23:00 

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[ North News ]

Put mining on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, say Yukon First Nations...

Some Yukon First Nations want the territorial government to put a stop to any mining or staking in the territory during the pandemic....

 2020-03-31 22:51 

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[ North News ]

5 cases of COVID-19 among Cree reported in territory and Montreal...

There are now five cases of COVID-19 among Cree in Quebec, three in communities in northern Quebec and two cases involving Cree patients being treated in Montreal....

 2020-03-31 22:27 

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Toronto's large events ban doesn't include Jays, Leafs, Raptors, TFC...

Toronto's ban on city-led events through June 30 does not prohibit professional sporting events. That means the Maple Leafs and Raptors still could hypothetically play games at Scotiabank Arena, the Blue Jays could play at the Rogers Centre and Toront...

 2020-03-31 22:27 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba First Nations call on the RCMP, Armed Forces to monitor checkstops...

The advocacy group for 26 First Nation communities in Manitoba's north is calling on the RCMP and Canadian Armed Forces to monitor checkstops set up to prevent visitors from possibly bringing COVID-19 into their communities....

 2020-03-31 22:26 

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[ Hamilton ]

3 deaths and 11 confirmed COVID-19 cases at Hagersville long-term care home...

Three residents have died and 11 have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Hagersville seniors home....

 2020-03-31 22:25 

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[ Manitoba ]

City of Winnipeg to open 4 active transportation routes for pedestrians, cyclists early...

The City of Winnipeg is opening up its annual active transportation routes for pedestrians and cyclists earlier than normal, though the routes will be monitored to ensure Winnipeggers are practising physical distancing to fight the spread of COVID-19, the...

 2020-03-31 22:25 

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[ North News ]

Fort Smith RCMP warning people to stay away from Calder Avenue and Wilderness Road...

RCMP in Fort Smith, N.W.T., are warning people to stay inside and away from Calder Avenue and Wilderness Road, as a situation is unfolding....

 2020-03-31 22:23 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton closures extend to end of May as city reaches 101 confirmed COVID-19 cases...

The city is extending closures to May 25 as more COVID-19 cases pop up in the city. It will also begin testing others with symptoms in long-term care facilities....

 2020-03-31 22:09 

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[ North News ]

What is a ventilator and who gets one if COVID-19 turns catastrophic in Canada?...

In critical cases, COVID-19 attacks the lungs and restricts breathing to the point where a patient needs a ventilator to stay alive. However, in Canada, as in most other countries, there is a limited supply of these potentially life-saving machines. Here ...

 2020-03-31 22:08 

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[ Calgary ]

2 more Calgary seniors homes confirm residents with COVID-19, bringing total to 3...

Two more Calgary long-term care facilities have confirmed residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total in the city to three....

 2020-03-31 22:07 

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[ North News ]

Kugluktuk MLA resigns from Nunavut Legislative Assembly...

Mila Kamingoak has made a decision to resign as a member of the Nunavut Legislative Assembly, according to the assembly clerk....

 2020-03-31 22:06 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. Court of Appeal overturns Regina man's sexual assault conviction...

A Regina man found guilty of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman and sentenced to three years in prison has been granted a new trial....

 2020-03-31 22:01 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. Legislature prepared to sit with 10 MLAs...

Staff with the P.E.I. Legislative Assembly have made preparations to accommodate 10 MLAs — the minimum required to pass laws — in an emergency session of the legislature, should one be called....

 2020-03-31 22:01 

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[ Calgary ]

Housing homeless in hotels would take too long due to suicide prevention retrofits: minister...

Alberta's minister of community and social services says placing homeless Calgarians in hotels rather than larger facilities is problematic because the hotel option is too slow given the need for suicide prevention retrofits....

 2020-03-31 21:59 

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[ New Brunswick ]

What to do when rent is due? Tenants, landlords face uncertainty amid COVID-19 outbreak...

Many New Brunswick tenants will face their largest bill since the emergency declaration when their rent comes due Wednesday....

 2020-03-31 21:50 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Halifax airport sees big jump in planes coming for refuelling, crew swapping...

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant a big drop in domestic and international flights through the Halifax airport, but also brought about an increase in planes needing support on long journeys headed around the world....

 2020-03-31 21:47 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Child-care access for essential workers to improve, province says...

Essential workers may have new access to child care during the COVID-19 crisis through a referral process announced by the province Tuesday. The B.C. government said the new process will match children of these workers under five with available child-care...

 2020-03-31 21:37 

CBC

Resetting the Canadian Olympic landscape with Games moved to 2021...

The countdown clock has been reset. Canada pushed for postponements of the Tokyo Games and got them. The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will now open July 23 and Aug. 24 respectively in 2021....

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