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 2021-09-23 21:46 

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Premiers call for 'urgent' increase in health care funding...

The country's premiers stood united Thursday in calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to increase the federal government's share of health care costs and to hold a first ministers' meeting to discuss the issue....

 2021-09-23 21:23 

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[ North News ]

Yukon RCMP, education department admit error, apologize for handling of Hidden Valley sexual abuse case...

The Yukon RCMP and Department of Education are apologizing for how they handled the case of an educational assistant at Hidden Valley Elementary School who sexually abused a student in 2019, with both launching reviews on the situation....

 2021-09-23 21:22 

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Somalis go to the movies for the first time in 30 years...

Filmmaker Kaif Jama was thrilled to see people in the seats at Somalia's National Theatre in Mogadishu on Wednesday to watch two films she had written and starred in. The films were the first to be publicly screened in the country in 30 years....

 2021-09-23 21:20 

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[ Hamilton ]

City sends bylaw officer to 'educate' Dundas restaurant with unclear vaccination policy...

The city is sending a bylaw officer to educate a bistro in Dundas about the new provincial proof-of-vaccination rules, after the business posted a message prompting questions about its vaccination policy....

 2021-09-23 21:19 

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[ New Brunswick ]

FHS alumni disappointed students posed in 'culturally insensitive' clothing...

Former Fredericton High School students say outfits chosen by the graduating class promoted stereotypes of Black culture, and the school needs to take responsibility....

 2021-09-23 21:17 

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[ Toronto ]

Police ID victim in fatal double shooting as 26-year-old Brampton man...

Peel Regional Police have identified a 26-year-old Brampton man as the victim in a fatal double shooting that also injured a woman on Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 21:08 

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[ Sudbury ]

Fatal shooting in Timmins apartment building...

One person was killed and two were wounded in a shooting in Timmins, police said....

 2021-09-23 21:04 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Briercrest College in Caronport, Sask., reports 55 active COVID-19 cases...

Briercrest College and Seminary in Caronport, Sask. is reporting 55 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 21:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

CBC New Brunswick News at 6: Third vaccine dose being offered to certain immunocompromised people...

Certain immunocompromised people in New Brunswick can get a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This comes as the province recorded 52 new cases of the illness on Thursday. Meanwhile, vaccination clinics saw long lineups of people waiting to get their shots, ...

 2021-09-23 20:55 

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[ British Columbia ]

WATCH British Columbia Premier John Horgan speaks after Premiers' meeting...

British Columbia Premier John Horgan holds a news conference after a meeting of Canada's premiers....

 2021-09-23 20:52 

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U.S. CDC advisers recommend COVID-19 vaccine boosters for 65 and older, high risk...

An advisory panel at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and for some adults with underlying medical conditions....

 2021-09-23 20:48 

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[ Manitoba ]

Glimmer of hope for woman who lost nearly everything in Brandon blaze after firefighters save Freddy the fish...

Ana Harrison lost most of her possessions in a Tuesday night condo fire in Brandon, Man. — but she got some good news when firefighters were able to find her pet fish....

 2021-09-23 20:48 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Pediatric hospital appointments cancelled in Sask. as COVID numbers rise...

Carter Howard-Orth is one of many children in the province whose appointments have been indefinitely delayed....

 2021-09-23 20:47 

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Killing of schoolteacher in London renews fears about women's safety...

British police said on Thursday they had arrested a suspect in the hunt for the assailant who killed a teacher in a London park as she made a five-minute walk from her home to meet a friend at a pub. The case has sparked new concerns for the safety of wom...

 2021-09-23 20:39 

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[ Ottawa ]

NCC plan for embassy lots in Mechanicsville approved at committee...

The National Capital Commission is set to have land in Ottawa's Mechanicsville area rezoned for up to five embassies, but the area's city councillor managed to again increase the size of the federal park planned for the site....

 2021-09-23 20:34 

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Medical experts urge caution over use of acetaminophen-based painkillers during pregnancy...

People who are pregnant should be cautious about taking acetaminophen as it may alter fetal development, according to a coalition of international public health experts....

 2021-09-23 20:30 

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[ Windsor ]

Essex MP Chris Lewis 'still smiling' as he recovers from broken bones from horse fall...

Chris Lewis is in good spirits after suffering serious injuries from falling from a horse just hours before getting re-elected as the Conservative MP for Ontario's Essex riding....

 2021-09-23 20:30 

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[ Toronto ]

2 charged with first-degree murder in shooting of Oshawa teen...

Two people have been charged with first-degree murder in the 2019 shooting of a teenager in Oshawa....

 2021-09-23 20:28 

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[ Ottawa ]

Gee-Gees football team to honour teammate one week after sudden death...

The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees football team will play just one week after the sudden death of a beloved teammate, and display his jersey along the sidelines during the game....

 2021-09-23 20:18 

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The Ryder Cup is back — here's what you need to know...

CBC Sports' daily newsletter previews golf's most dramatic team event, where an aging European squad will once again try to upset the powerful U.S....

 2021-09-23 20:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina Humane Society lowers adoption fees for cats and kittens amid capacity crisis...

Close to 1,200 cats and kittens were accepted into the Regina Humane Society's care during the summer months. Now the organization says it's reaching its capacity to care for the incoming felines....

 2021-09-23 19:57 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Police respond to black bear near Thunder Bay's south core...

Thunder Bay police and provincial conservation officers have closed off an area near the city's south core due to a black bear in a tree....

 2021-09-23 19:54 

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[ Toronto ]

Students at Ryerson University can now learn about Drake, The Weeknd in unique class...

Students at Ryerson University will now be able to take a course that delves into two of Toronto's most influential recording artists: Drake and The Weeknd....

 2021-09-23 19:51 

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Boppy baby loungers recalled in U.S. and Canada due to suffocation hazard...

Health Canada and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling more than 3.3 million baby loungers sold in the U.S. and Canada because the items may pose a suffocation risk to infants....

 2021-09-23 19:49 

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Former MP Marwan Tabbara pleads guilty to 2 assault charges...

Former Kitchener South-Hespeler MP Marwan Tabbara has pleaded guilty to two charges of assault and one count of being unlawfully in a dwelling house following an altercation in Guelph in April 2020....

 2021-09-23 19:37 

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What vampire bats do for their closest friends...

When we think of vampire bats, friendship and co-operation may not be the qualities that come to mind for these blood-feasting creatures of the night. But as a recent study into social relationships among the animals shows, maybe they should....

 2021-09-23 19:35 

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UN summit takes aim at global food dysfunction amid spike in hunger, malnutrition...

Billions of people are overweight, millions are hungry, one third of food is wasted and the way the world produces, processes and consumes food generates one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday at the ...

 2021-09-23 19:33 

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Conservatives divided on what to do about Erin O'Toole after election loss...

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole failed to unseat his Liberal opponent in this pandemic election — a result that has frustrated party members who were eager to put Justin Trudeau out of a job. But some party members seem to be more forgiving of ...

 2021-09-23 19:31 

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[ North News ]

Bear with 2 cubs charges person in Yellowknife, no injuries reported...

N.W.T. Environment officials say a bear and two cubs were seen near Great Slave Helicopters, and that staff were able to scare the bears away with noise deterrents....

 2021-09-23 19:29 

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[ Sudbury ]

17-year-old arrested in connection to stabbing in downtown Sudbury...

Greater Sudbury Police have arrested a 17-year old male in connection to a serious stabbing near Memorial Park in the downtown area from Sept. 15....

 2021-09-23 19:25 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

All 75,000 Nova Scotians with no family doctor will soon be able to get virtual care...

Virtual care will soon be made available to every Nova Scotian on the wait-list for a family doctor or nurse practitioner....

 2021-09-23 19:19 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Saskatchewan halts organ donation program due to COVID-19 surge...

Health officials confirmed the news on Thursday....

 2021-09-23 19:19 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Farmers need water to survive, P.E.I. Potato Board tells MLAs...

The P.E.I. Potato Board made its pitch to Island MLAs on the importance of water to growing potatoes....

 2021-09-23 19:16 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Why a stronger transit system is getting this bus advocate's vote in the St. John's election...

If you've ever tried to get around St. John's without a car, then you'll know why David Brake started the Essential Transit Association. With a municipal election just around the corner, Brake says that how to improve the Metrobus system shoul...

 2021-09-23 19:10 

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[ Manitoba ]

Knife-wielding impaired driver causes multi-vehicle crash on highway: Manitoba RCMP...

A 31-year-old woman caused a multi-vehicle crash on Winnipeg's north Perimeter Highway while driving impaired, then flashed a knife at people who came to her aid, police say....

 2021-09-23 19:01 

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[ North News ]

COVID-19 exposure notice issued for voting polls at Yellowknife's Explorer Hotel...

People who voted between noon and 1 p.m. at Yellowknife's Explorer Hotel on Monday may have been exposed to COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 19:01 

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[ North News ]

COVID-19 exposure notices issued for 2 Yellowknife voting polls...

People who were at the voting polls at Yellowknife's Explorer Hotel between noon and 1 p.m. or at the Multiplex between 4 and 7 p.m. on Monday may have been exposed to COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 18:59 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Doctor testifies in own defence, denies sexually assaulting patient...

The Nova Scotia doctor accused of sexually assaulting a patient in his office has emphatically denied all the allegations against him. Dr. Oluwarotimi (Tim) Fashoranti, 64, testified in his own defence Thursday....

 2021-09-23 18:58 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

CBC P.E.I. First Person FAQ...

Want to share your personal story with CBC Prince Edward Island? Here's how....

 2021-09-23 18:53 

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[ Manitoba ]

Winnipeg man says family has been stuck in Afghanistan for over a month, unable to get home...

A Winnipeg man whose family has been stuck in Afghanistan for over a month says they're scared, worried and just want to come home....

 2021-09-23 18:51 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. Liberals delay leadership convention...

The P.E.I. Liberal Party has called off the leadership convention it had scheduled for Nov. 13....

 2021-09-23 18:46 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Man injured by fishing line while cycling on Confederation Trail...

Every other day 81-year-old John te Raa of York, P.E.I., cycles about 55 kilometres along the Confederation Trail in Mount Stewart, finishing off with breakfast at a local cafe....

 2021-09-23 18:46 

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[ British Columbia ]

Special ballot counts continue as 4 federal ridings in B.C. remain undecided...

Nail-biters include the Vancouver Granville seat previously held by independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould and West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, where Elections Canada says 55 per cent of special ballots have been counted....

 2021-09-23 18:33 

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[ Windsor ]

Erie Shore Drive in Chatham-Kent flooded due to overnight rain...

Areas in Chatham-Kent and outside of Sarnia are dealing with flooding due to heavy rainfall over the last two days. Multiple flood watches are in effect....

 2021-09-23 18:30 

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[ Montreal ]

Quebec offers $1B to lure nurses back to public system amid staffing crisis...

The Quebec government has announced it will give bonuses of $15,000 to part-time nurses in the public system who are willing to work full-time and $12,000 to nurses who have quit if they come back, as part of its emergency plan to fix the staffing crisis ...

 2021-09-23 18:29 

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Ottawa promises to step up after Alberta asks for help with airlifting COVID-19 patients...

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the federal government will pitch in after Alberta asked for help with airlifting COVID-19 patients, ICU-registered nurses and respiratory therapists....

 2021-09-23 18:18 

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[ Windsor ]

Kusmierczyk says top priority as MP is finishing fight against COVID-19...

The ballots have been counted and Irek Kusmierczyk has been elected in WindsorTecumseh by a margin of just 645 votes....

 2021-09-23 18:11 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor police respond to recommendations 1 year after Ontario Civilian Police Commission issue their report...

One year since the Ontario Civilian Police Commission directed the Windsor Police Service and Police Board to address a number of systemic issues — including racial diversity and the low representation of women on the service — police official...

 2021-09-23 18:11 

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Canadiens' Carey Price out with knee injury, expected to miss training camp...

The Montreal Canadiens say star goaltender Carey Price is among five players who failed their physicals due to injury and will likely miss the remainder of training camp....

 2021-09-23 18:10 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Sask. psychiatrist calls premier's comments about doctors and COVID-19 'disheartening'...

Doctors across the province say they're not happy about comments made by Premier Scott Moe earlier this week regarding doctors and combatting disinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic....

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