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 2021-09-23 14:49 

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[ North News ]

Crown argues for 13 years in jail for Fort Resolution man convicted of killing 27yo Cameron Sayine...

Sentencing arguments were made in the second-degree murder conviction of Chad Beck in N.W.T. Supreme Court Wednesday. Beck, 33, was found guilty of second-degree murder for killing 27-year-old Cameron Sayine with an axe in July 2018....

 2021-09-23 14:31 

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How to watch the 2021 Polaris Music Prize winner celebration...

The 2021 Polaris Music Prize winner celebration will take place on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT). Find out who takes home the grand prize on Sept. 27....

 2021-09-23 14:27 

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[ Toronto ]

Man charged with 2nd-degree murder after woman found dead in Etobicoke...

A 55-year-old Toronto man is facing a charge of second-degree murder after a woman was found dead in Etobicoke earlier this month, police say....

 2021-09-23 14:25 

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U.S. special envoy to Haiti resigns over 'inhumane' treatment of migrants...

The Biden administration's special envoy to Haiti has resigned, protesting "inhumane" large-scale expulsions of Haitian migrants to their homeland wracked by civil strife and natural disaster, U.S. officials said Thursday....

 2021-09-23 14:22 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Qalipu First Nation marks a milestone, celebrating 10 years as recognized Indigenous band...

Qalipu First Nation celebrated 10 years as an established Mi'kmaq band under the Indian Act on Sept. 22 with celebrations across Newfoundland and Labrador....

 2021-09-23 14:18 

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[ North News ]

Yukon children with learning difficulties could wait up to 3 years for publicly-funded assessment: parents...

Some Yukon parents say they've been told their children would need to wait two to three years before receiving a psychoeducational assessment via the territory's Department of Education. That's too long of a wait, they say....

 2021-09-23 14:11 

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[ Calgary ]

Surging COVID-19 cases forces doctors to ration care in Alaska, a step Alberta officials say is last resort...

As provincial hospitals continue to struggle to meet surging COVID-19 patient demand, they have still not reached the threshold needed to activate the Alberta Critical Care Triage Framework. But that harsh new reality of rationing care is already facing s...

 2021-09-23 14:00 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Fall weather has mice invading my home. I say bring 'em on...

As the weather turns to fall, mice want indoors. They've been roaming the streets with impunity, smoking and playing dice in the alleys, and now they're recruiting a gang to invade our homes....

 2021-09-23 14:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Everything you need to know about Calgary's municipal election...

Calgary's municipal election is set for Oct. 18 and here you'll find the information you need to make an informed decision when you cast your ballot for mayor and city council....

 2021-09-23 14:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Fort McMurray's welcome centre helping newcomers through pandemic challenges...

Fort McMurray's Welcome Centre that helps connect newcomers to non-profits has been helping fewer people during the pandemic, since the organization has operated virtually without the accessibility of a physical location....

 2021-09-23 13:58 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Hampton funeral home a 'complete loss' after fire breaks out...

A heavy fire Thursday morning extensively damaged Reid's Funeral Home, one of the oldest businesses in Hampton with roots going back to the mid-1800s....

 2021-09-23 13:55 

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Evergrande jitters ebb and flow as company misses key bond payment...

Fears that a Chinese real estate developer's possible default on multibillion-dollar debts might send shockwaves through global financial markets appeared to ease Thursday as creditors waited to see how much they might recover....

 2021-09-23 13:46 

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Vacancy rate hits highest point since 1994 as working from home wallops office demand...

Nearly one out of every six offices in Canada is vacant right now, commercial real estate firm CBRE says, as the pandemic trend of working from home has obliterated demand for office space....

 2021-09-23 13:36 

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[ Toronto ]

York police appeal for help to locate missing Markham couple...

Quoc Tran, 37, and Kristy Nguyen, 25, were last seen around 4:50 p.m. on Sept. 18, in the area of Highway 7 East and Warden Avenue....

 2021-09-23 13:36 

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EU sends jolt to Apple's Lightning port with new law mandating USB charging for all phones...

The European Union is hoping to say goodbye to junk drawers full of different charging cords by forcing all smartphones sold in the continent to use one standard: USB....

 2021-09-23 13:19 

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Sabres' Jack Eichel fails physical, stripped of captaincy...

Buffalo Sabres centre Jack Eichel failed his pre-training camp physical and was placed on injured reserve. General manager Kevyn Adams said the player has also been stripped of his captaincy as the Sabres opened camp Thursday...

 2021-09-23 13:13 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Hundreds of goldfish pulled from P.E.I. river...

P.E.I. wildlife officials recently hauled 220 goldfish — an invasive species — from a local river, which they believe had recently been released there....

 2021-09-23 13:08 

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[ Manitoba ]

Fed up with provincial government, brain surgeon to leave Manitoba...

A Winnipeg brain surgeon, who was hired five years ago to establish a groundbreaking epilepsy program, has decided to leave Manitoba because he says the province has failed to fulfil its promise to fund it....

 2021-09-23 13:03 

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Lava flow slows on Spanish island, sparking worry it could destroy more homes...

The advance of lava from a volcanic eruption in Spain's Canary Islands has slowed significantly, raising fears Thursday that it might fan out further across the land and destroy more homes instead of flowing into the sea....

 2021-09-23 13:00 

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Lululemon reaches exclusive deal to make Canada's official Olympic gear through 2028...

Vancouver-based clothing brand Lululemon has struck a deal to be the exclusive Olympics outfitter of Team Canada for the next four Games....

 2021-09-23 13:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Fires, construction work and COVID-19: Why New Westminster's historic downtown needs a jump-start...

Despite municipal growth, leaders and businesses say the downtown is plagued by derelict buildings and construction work. The municipality has approved a downtown recovery strategy to enliven the historic downtown strip....

 2021-09-23 12:50 

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Ex-Nazi interpreter Helmut Oberlander has died, lawyer says...

The lawyer for Helmut Oberlander says the former interpreter for a Nazi death squad has died....

 2021-09-23 12:41 

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[ Calgary ]

Demand continues to surge at Calgary Food Bank...

The Calgary Food Bank says a surge in demand for its services this year isn't showing any signs of letting up as fall begins....

 2021-09-23 12:30 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

MTO to look at improvements for Highway 61...

Four years after it started a study to look at potential improvements to Highway 61, the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) says it will once again see what changes could be made to the provincial roadway....

 2021-09-23 12:00 

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[ Hamilton ]

Man exposed himself on Red Hill Trail twice in 2 months, police say...

The police service says the man exposed himself to someone on Aug. 12 and again on Sept. 22 close to the Glendale Falls entrance near Old Mud Road between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m....

 2021-09-23 12:00 

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B.C. judge rejects expert in $1.3B lawsuit against TD Asset Management for bias against big banks...

A B.C. Supreme Court judge says a well-known financial critic can't give expert evidence in a $1.3 billion class action lawsuit against TD Bank's asset management firm because of his alleged bias against "big" Canadian banks....

 2021-09-23 12:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Scotties shaping up to be a success: Curling Canada...

With ticket sales and volunteer signups strong, the 2022 Scotties Tournament of Hearts is shaping up to be a success, organizers said....

 2021-09-23 12:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Provincial policy will raise rents of rural adult learning centres by tens of thousands of dollars...

Non-profit organizations that work out of Alberta government buildings will be hit with rent increases of tens of thousands of dollars when a new provincial policy becomes effective next year....

 2021-09-23 11:54 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. Opposition wants province to call Canadian Armed Forces for help with COVID-19...

One day after Alberta asked Ottawa for help dealing with its overburdened health-care system, the Saskatchewan NDP called on the province's government to do the same....

 2021-09-23 11:30 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Power of incumbency, low turnout may have led to big Conservative win in northern Sask. riding, experts say...

The federal riding of Desneth-Missinippi-Churchill River was expected to have one of the closest races in Saskatchewan, but Conservative incumbent Gary Vidal held onto his seat in the province's northern riding with a commanding win on Monday....

 2021-09-23 11:30 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay police board expected to end year $300K overbudget...

The Thunder Bay Police Services Board is anticipating a $300,000 negative budget variance this year, which the board's chair attributes to one-time, and unexpected, costs....

 2021-09-23 11:28 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Some rec centre staff slipping through Halifax's living wage policy cracks...

A municipal policy introduced this spring in Halifax requires most city contractors to prove they pay their workers at least $21.80 per hour, but eight facilities are exempt....

 2021-09-23 11:20 

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[ Hamilton ]

How scientists say a hit song is like an infectious disease...

Researchers at McMaster University have found several similarities between the outbreak of an infectious disease and the release of a new hit song....

 2021-09-23 11:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Xplornet promises doubled download speeds with launch of 5G rural internet service...

Xplornet is promising to offer doubled download speeds with the launch of 5G rural internet service, which will be first made available to customers in the Florenceville-Bristol area, and expanded to other parts of New Brunswick in upcoming months....

 2021-09-23 11:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

'A long road' to addressing impaired driving in Thunder Bay...

Thunder Bay police say addressing impaired driving in the Ontario city will take time and require working with other community agencies to address the problem's root causes....

 2021-09-23 11:00 

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[ Saskatoon ]

'We're frustrated, scared, tired': Sask. heart, brain specialists brace as COVID-19 slowdown worsens...

The long list of medical care now on hold across Saskatchewan includes home care, rehabilitation and diabetes counselling, but also key brain and heart procedures....

 2021-09-23 11:00 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon YMCA to require proof of vaccination to pick up children, enter building starting Oct. 1...

The YMCA in Saskatoon says it's going further than provincial guidelines to keep people safe from COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 10:59 

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Alaska says a crushing surge in COVID-19 patients is crippling its health-care system...

Alaska, which led most U.S. states in coronavirus vaccinations months ago, took the drastic step on Wednesday of imposing crisis-care standards for its entire hospital system, declaring that a crushing surge in COVID-19 patients has forced rationing of st...

 2021-09-23 10:51 

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[ Sudbury ]

Liberals hold on to Sault Ste. Marie by just 247 votes...

After two more days counting hundreds of mail-in and special ballots, the incumbent Liberal MP in Sault Ste. Marie is going to keep his seat....

 2021-09-23 10:49 

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[ Ottawa ]

Rainfall warnings continue after rainiest day of 2021...

Ottawa got more than 30 millimetres of rain on Wednesday and under the continuing rainfall warning, could get about that much again on Thursday....

 2021-09-23 10:41 

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[ Montreal ]

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

As COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to trend upwards, the province is set to unveil a plan to encourage nurses to return to the public sector and help curb staffing shortages. The government is also set to table a bill to restrict anti-vaccine protests....

 2021-09-23 10:30 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Red Rock, Ont., subdivision scaled down as property unavailable for building...

A proposed subdivision in Red Rock, Ont., has hit a snag, after much of the property that was supposed to be developed, is not owned by the township....

 2021-09-23 10:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Home-schooling mom says public spaces critical to her kids' education...

Meghan Careen and her kids are part of a wide community of home-schoolers in St. John's. She says regular group outings to The Rooms and other public spaces are an important part of the kids' curriculum, and that's why she's hoping for a s...

 2021-09-23 10:24 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. back-to-school plan lacked consultation, says opposition...

There was a failure to properly consult with key groups on P.E.I. government's back-to-school plan, such as the teachers' union and the child and youth advocate, the Green Party charges....

 2021-09-23 10:01 

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Canadian Army Reservists to train in St. Jacobs Thursday night...

You might see military vehicles in St. Jacobs and Woolwich Township Thursday. Canadian Army Reservists will be training in the area beginning Thursday night....

 2021-09-23 10:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

As only shelter in The Pas closes for repairs, homeless people 'sleeping anywhere and everywhere'...

The only homeless shelter in the northern Manitoba town closed its doors for renovations Sept. 1, leaving some wondering how Manitoba Housing allowed it to fall into such disrepair in the first place....

 2021-09-23 10:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Louis Riel School Division moves ahead with vaccination requirement for students in extracurricular activities...

On Wednesday, Louis Riel School Division superintendent Christian Michalik confirmed students age 12 and up will eventually have to be vaccinated, or submit to regular testing, should they wish to participate in extracurricular activities....

 2021-09-23 10:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Inside Fredericton's Pine Valley Co-operative housing...

Nestled between mature trees, single-family homes and large apartment buildings, is a quiet, little housing development, where the going rate for three-bedroom townhouses is $680 month. Housing advocates say more places like this could help address a shor...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

After the pandemic 'threw some people off track,' adult learners are back in school...

After the pandemic caused many adult learners to pause their education, the adult education partnership between Seven Generations and Keewatin Patricia District School Board is hoping to see more students return....

 2021-09-23 10:00 

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City of Waterloo, local universities warn students against large homecoming parties...

Homecoming 2021 kicks off this week for Wilfrid Laurier University. The Ontario city, Laurier and the University of Waterloo want to remind students to follow public health guidelines and avoid large gatherings....

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