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 2021-09-22 19:12 

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[ New Brunswick ]

23 COVID-19 cases at Sackville nursing home...

Seventeen residents and six staff members of the Drew Nursing Home in Sackville have tested positive, families have been told....

 2021-09-22 19:06 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton Public Schools calls on province to bring back contact tracing in Alberta classrooms...

Edmonton Public Schools is calling on the province to reinstate mandatory isolation for positive COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta schools — and to bring back contact tracing in the classroom....

 2021-09-22 18:58 

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Expelled Liberal candidate says he'll sit as an Independent...

Former Liberal candidate Kevin Vuong says that he'll sit as an Independent if he wins his close race in Spadina—Fort York — one of 13 federal ridings across the country that remain too close to call two days after the election....

 2021-09-22 18:54 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent brace for potential flooding while rainfall warning is in effect...

There's a risk of flooding and shoreline erosion as a blast of rain hits Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent between now and Thursday morning....

 2021-09-22 18:52 

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Canadian men drawn with powerhouse South Africa for Edmonton rugby 7s event...

Canada has been drawn in Pool A with South Africa, Hong Kong and Mexico at the HSBC Canada Sevens in Edmonton this weekend....

 2021-09-22 18:46 

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[ Manitoba ]

No charges for Manitoba officer who used less-lethal weapon on suicidal man: police watchdog...

An RCMP officer should not face any charges for firing a less-lethal projectile at a man who confronted police with two rifles and a shotgun and urged them to shoot him, Manitoba's police watchdog has ruled....

 2021-09-22 18:45 

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[ Ottawa ]

School bus cancellations in Ottawa will last weeks, if not months...

The head of the agency responsible for getting English-language students to school in Ottawa says she understands parents' and students' frustration over cancelled bus routes, but acknowledges the problem may take months to fix....

 2021-09-22 18:43 

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Wheelchair basketball conditionally reinstated for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games...

Under orders from the International Paralympic Committee's Governing Board, wheelchair basketball has been conditionally reinstated onto the Paris 2024 sports programme....

 2021-09-22 18:38 

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[ British Columbia ]

6 more charges for man accused in North Vancouver library stabbings...

The man arrested and charged in connection with the killing of a young North Vancouver woman outside the Lynn Valley public library now faces six additional charges related to a series of stabbing attacks on March 27....

 2021-09-22 18:36 

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[ Toronto ]

Premier Ford wants to pursue child-care deal with re-elected Liberal government...

Ford would not say when asked today why Ontario was unable to reach a deal before the election, but stressed he wants to make sure it is the right deal for the province....

 2021-09-22 18:28 

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[ North News ]

Nunavut easing public health restrictions in Arviat...

Nunavut eased public health restrictions in Arviat Wednesday after more than 80 COVID-19 tests in the community — taken to see if the disease was being transmitted undetected following a presumptive case of a school-aged youth — came back nega...

 2021-09-22 18:15 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

HMP inmate who died by suicide needed mental health care, not jail: family...

Greg Pike died by suicide in a St. John's jail. His death is at least the sixth death of an inmate in the province to be reviewed or investigated since 2017. Now, Pike's sister is speaking out about the mental health struggles faced by inmates in ...

 2021-09-22 18:02 

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Trump sues niece, NY Times over tax records behind bombshell 2018 story...

Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and the New York Times over a 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper's reporters....

 2021-09-22 18:00 

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Birds treated city dwellers to more visits during pandemic lockdowns, study suggests...

Warblers, hummingbirds, hawks and other migratory birds across Canada and the U.S. hung out in cities during the pandemic lockdowns in the spring of 2020, treating urban-dwelling humans to far more visits than usual, a new study finds. Scientists say that...

 2021-09-22 17:47 

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[ Sudbury ]

Consultant to help city of Greater Sudbury address homeless encampments...

The city of Greater Sudbury will work with a consultant to address the municipality's challenges with homelessness and tent encampments....

 2021-09-22 17:46 

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[ Sudbury ]

Sudbury police arrest 24-year-old man involved in 2 collisions Tuesday...

Sudbury police arrested and charged a 24-year-old man who was involved in two collisions Tuesday and a car theft....

 2021-09-22 17:45 

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[ Ottawa ]

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

Ottawa Public Health reported 59 new COVID-19 cases and no more deaths on Wednesday. The city has its first active long-term care and hospital outbreaks since May....

 2021-09-22 17:45 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Kindersley, Sask., middle school moves to remote learning after COVID-19 cases discovered...

A school in Kindersley has closed its doors to students for two weeks after several COVID-19 cases were reported....

 2021-09-22 17:44 

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[ Windsor ]

Leamington parents have heart-to-heart with son, after sexual violence rally at Western University...

A Leamington couple say last week's walkout and rally in London, Ont., in support of sexual assault survivors at Western University inspired them to have a heart-to-heart with their own son. It was an important moment, they said, to speak with him abo...

 2021-09-22 17:38 

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[ North News ]

N.W.T. leaders to provide update on COVID-19...

N.W.T. officials will give an update on the territory's response to COVID-19 this afternoon at 2:45 p.m. CBC North will carry it live here....

 2021-09-22 17:38 

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Rev. Jesse Jackson out of hospital after COVID-19 case and therapy for Parkinson's...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was released from a Chicago facility Wednesday, a month after being hospitalized for a breakthrough COVID-19 infection that resolved relatively quickly, and following intensive physical therapy for Parkinson's disease....

 2021-09-22 17:34 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. daycare has licence suspended after RCMP lay child pornography charges against man...

Warning: This story contains details that may be disturbing to some readers....

 2021-09-22 17:33 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

6-storey buildings to be allowed in parts of Lunenburg to address housing crunch...

The town of Lunenburg, N.S., has adopted new planning rules it hopes will address a local housing shortage. They will allow, for the very first time, six-storey mid-rise buildings to be constructed in the areas of the town outside its heritage district....

 2021-09-22 17:30 

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[ Manitoba ]

70 cases of COVID-19, 1 death reported in Manitoba on Wednesday...

Manitoba has 70 new COVID-19 cases and another death on Wednesday, the province's online dashboard says....

 2021-09-22 17:27 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

WATCH HERE: Surprise COVID-19 briefing at 3 p.m. NT, as N.L. announces 23 new cases...

There are 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday, said the province's Department of Health in a news release....

 2021-09-22 17:25 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamiltonians provide vaccination proof, some with ease, others with hiccups...

Wednesday was the first time many Hamiltonians had to provide proof of vaccination before entering some businesses, and city residents have so far had a mix of experiences....

 2021-09-22 17:11 

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[ British Columbia ]

Apparent death of 47-year-old orca matriarch could have serious effects on pod, scientists fear...

The Center for Whale Research in Washington says a 47-year-old female identified as L47 has not been seen for nearly seven months and is likely dead....

 2021-09-22 17:09 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Adult COVID-19 patients being treated in Sask. children's hospital, SHA says...

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says pediatric ICU beds are being used to treat adults with COVID-19 because of a lack of capacity....

 2021-09-22 17:06 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

At least two removed from Ontario junior hockey team after learning players were unvaccinated: commissioner...

While many recreational sport leagues and facilities in northwestern Ontario already have proof of vaccination requirements to play, at least one junior hockey league in the region chose not to implement their own policy, citing an "absence of provinc...

 2021-09-22 17:06 

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2 unvaccinated Junior A hockey players in SIJHL removed from Ontario team, commissioner says...

At least two players have been removed from a club in a junior A hockey league with teams from the U.S. and northwestern Ontario because they aren't fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the cross-border league's commissioner....

 2021-09-22 17:05 

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[ Montreal ]

Fed up with anti-vax protests in front of schools, hospitals, Quebec premier preps special law...

Quebec Premier Franois Legault said he will soon table a bill to target anti-vaccination protests in front of schools, hospitals, clinics, vaccination centres and daycares. On Thursday, Legault told reporters his patience with protesters had reached its l...

 2021-09-22 16:54 

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[ Calgary ]

Calgary men charged in $2M fraud involving RV camping sites and dock spaces at B.C. lake...

Police have arrested two Calgary men after several people were duped into paying for RV camping lots and dock spaces at a southeastern British Columbia resort that turned out to be bogus....

 2021-09-22 16:53 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Hillsborough Bridge getting paved, but commuters might not notice...

Paving work on the Hillsborough Bridge is being done in the evening and overnight hours to reduce the impact on traffic, says the chief engineer for P.E.I.'s Department of Transportation....

 2021-09-22 16:52 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

N.S. reports 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday...

With 19 new cases of COVID-19 announced Wednesday, Nova Scotia now has 127 active cases....

 2021-09-22 16:50 

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Region, local municipalities ready to work with new and returning MPs...

Regional Chair Karen Redman and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic say they're ready to work with new and returning MPs, no matter what side of the aisle they sit on in Parliament....

 2021-09-22 16:43 

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Evergrande strikes deal to meet Chinese bond payment, but foreign dollar investors still up in air...

A teetering Chinese real estate developer unexpectedly struck an 11th-hour deal to pay some of what it owes to its domestic investors on Wednesday, but foreign investors still owed millions of U.S. dollars on Thursday have so far been left hanging....

 2021-09-22 16:42 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor-Essex restaurants asks patrons to respect staff as vaccine passport mandate kicks in...

Across Ontario, people now need to show proof of vaccination if they want to go out to restaurants, night clubs or gyms but it does present challenges for the businesses that are being left to implement the policy....

 2021-09-22 16:42 

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[ Toronto ]

Man accused in death of Toronto police Const. Jeffrey Northrup released on bail...

A 31-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the death of Toronto police Const. Jeffrey Northrup has been released on bail....

 2021-09-22 16:32 

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Sabres sign 2018 No. 1 pick Rasmus Dahlin to 3-year, $18M US contract...

he Sabres agreed to terms Wednesday with defenceman Rasmus Dahlin on a three-year contract worth $18 million US, getting the deal done on the eve of Buffalo's first training camp practice....

 2021-09-22 16:31 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Saint John Sea Dogs to host 2022 Memorial Cup...

The Saint John Sea Dogs have been chosen to host the 2022 Memorial Cup tournament for the first time in its 16-year history....

 2021-09-22 16:20 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor-Essex public health CEO asks for patience as vaccine passport program rolls out...

As Ontario's vaccine certification program kicks off on Wednesday, WECHU health officials are asking residents to show patience as the pieces are put in place. The health unit also reports an increase of 50 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death....

 2021-09-22 16:17 

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More than 500 female athletes call on U.S. Supreme Court to uphold abortion rights...

Among the hundreds of legal briefs on both sides of the case is one filed Monday by more than 500 athletes in support of abortion rights, warning that stripping constitutional protection from abortion would be devastating to female athletes....

 2021-09-22 16:17 

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Haitian migrants gather by the thousands at Texas-Mexico border in hopes of entering U.S....

Thousands of migrants, mostly Haitian, have amassed at a Texas-Mexico border spot, taking U.S. officials by surprise due to the scope and speed of the gathering. It has presented a humanitarian and logistical challenge for U.S. President Joe Biden's a...

 2021-09-22 16:13 

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U.S. CDC advisers could vote on Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster on Thursday...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel could vote on the use of a third shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, an agency official said while kicking off the two-day panel discussion on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 16:11 

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[ Windsor ]

172 Windsor hospital staff suspended without pay for not getting COVID-19 shot...

About 172 staff at Windsor hospitals are facing suspension without pay for not getting their COVID-19 shots by the deadlines set out by their employers....

 2021-09-22 16:01 

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Teens arrested at large University of Guelph gathering after 1 briefly escaped police custody...

Two male teens have been arrested and face charges after attending at large gathering at the University of Guelph on the weekend. One teen was placed under arrest and was in the back of a cruiser while the other teen opened the door of the police vehicle ...

 2021-09-22 15:58 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Heavy rain in New Brunswick brought early apple-picking season...

Not everyone's complaining about the wet weather this summer. Apple growers in New Brunswick say the season started about a week to 10 days early this year....

 2021-09-22 15:57 

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[ Ottawa ]

OC Transpo driver not guilty of all charges in Westboro bus crash...

The OC Transpo driver in the fatal Westboro bus crash in 2019 has been found not guilty of all 38 dangerous driving charges....

 2021-09-22 15:53 

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How much air pollution is too much? Global limits lowered for 6 pollutants...

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that the harmful health effects of air pollution kick in at lower levels than it previously thought and it is setting a higher bar for policymakers and the public in its first update to its air quality guidelin...

 2021-09-22 15:30 

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[ British Columbia ]

Mtis Nation in B.C. introduces mandatory vaccine policy...

Mtis Nation British Columbia will soon require proof of vaccination from all staff, vendors and visitors who wish to enter its offices, as it rolls out a new mandatory vaccination policy....

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