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 2021-10-19 08:00 

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The WHO hopes its new panel can determine the origin of COVID-19. Some experts are skeptical...

An "imbalanced" group of experts and with China's resistance to co-operate means the World Health Organization's new panel is leaving some experts dubious it will determine the origin of COVID-19....

 2021-10-19 08:00 

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[ Ottawa ]

90% of eligible Ottawa residents have at least 1 COVID-19 vaccine dose...

Ninety percent of Ottawa residents born in 2009 or earlier have at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Ottawa Public Health....

 2021-10-19 06:30 

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[ Edmonton ]

Incumbent mayors re-elected in St. Albert, Strathcona County...

The mayors of St. Albert and Strathcona County were re-elected Monday with all polls reporting out of the municipalities neighbouring Edmonton....

 2021-10-19 05:27 

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Canada's women's hockey team drops 3rd straight game to men's junior A squad...

The Drumheller Dragons held Canada's women's hockey team off the scoresheet Monday, blanking the national squad 8-0 in a tune-up game....

 2021-10-19 05:18 

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[ British Columbia ]

15,000 new residents proposed for Vancouver's Jericho Lands in West Point Grey...

After years of consultation and speculation, the City of Vancouver has unveiled its plan for the Jericho Lands on the city's West Side which would double the population of the surrounding neighbourhood....

 2021-10-19 05:09 

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Drysdale scores in OT to push Ducks past Flames...

Jamie Drysdale scored the overtime winner for the Anaheim Ducks in a 3-2 victory over the host Calgary Flames on Monday....

 2021-10-19 04:09 

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[ Calgary ]

Blaine Hyggen elected as next mayor of Lethbridge...

Blaine Hyggen will be elected as the next mayor of Lethbridge....

 2021-10-19 04:02 

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Derrick Henry rushes for 143 yards, 3 TDs as Titans stun Bills...

Derrick Henry scored his third touchdown with 3:05 left, and the Tennessee Titans stopped Josh Allen on a fourth-down quarterback sneak in the final seconds to beat Buffalo 34-31 on Monday night, snapping the Bills' four-game winning streak....

 2021-10-19 03:50 

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Schwarber, Red Sox slam Astros to take 2-1 ALCS lead...

Kyle Schwarber hit a grand slam — Boston's third in two games — and the Red Sox routed the Houston Astros for the second straight time, winning 12-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series....

 2021-10-19 03:48 

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[ Manitoba ]

Wilma Derksen death rumours driven by deception...

Wilma Derksen wants people to know she's not dead. That's the message circulating in local and national church and author circles these days, coming from a woman in Australia who is harassing the well-known Canadian author, victim's right acti...

 2021-10-19 03:43 

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[ British Columbia ]

Hot demand for 'ghost kitchens' rides on popularity of food delivery apps during pandemic...

The concept of ghost kitchens is proving popular as food delivery apps continue their run. The model means allows owners to avoid the high costs of labour and real estate needed for brick-and-mortar restaurants....

 2021-10-19 03:13 

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[ Manitoba ]

3,700 Manitoba education workers fail to meet vaccination requirement deadline...

About 3,700 of 34,000 staff who work with students in Manitoba's education system have not yet been vaccinated, according to a provincial spokesperson. Those staff must instead submitting to COVID-19 testing three times per week....

 2021-10-19 03:02 

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[ Calgary ]

Search for Calgary man wanted in nightclub shooting goes national...

Police have expanded the search for a Calgary man wanted in a nightclub shooting that left another man dead....

 2021-10-19 02:56 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba pastor arrested for violation of health orders...

A Manitoba pastor who has openly defied provincial public health orders was arrested Monday evening in Steinbach Man., the Church of God confirms....

 2021-10-19 02:43 

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[ Calgary ]

Results start to come in for fluoride, daylight savings, equalization and the Senate race...

Voters were asked to vote on several plebiscite and referendum questions and for senate representatives Monday. Here's what we know so far about those results....

 2021-10-19 02:36 

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[ Ottawa ]

Official plan approved by committees after dozens of amendments...

Ottawa city councillors approved a new official plan after going through a long list of modifications Monday....

 2021-10-19 02:30 

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[ British Columbia ]

New addictions recovery centre for women opening in Port Alberni...

The model will allow residents to stay on a farm site for months to years to help them manage their addiction....

 2021-10-19 02:04 

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Panarin scores OT winner to lift Rangers over Maple Leafs, spoil Matthews' return...

Artemi Panarin scored in overtime, Igor Shesterkin stopped 40 shots, and the New York Rangers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Monday night....

 2021-10-19 01:57 

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[ North News ]

Person receiving medical attention after grizzly encounter near Whitehorse...

Yukon environment officials are warning people to be on the lookout for a grizzly bear near Whitehorse, after a person had an encounter with the animal on Monday....

 2021-10-19 01:45 

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Uproar over N.B. directive barring 'unceded' when acknowledging First Nations land...

New Brunswick has directed government staff not to use the words 'unceded' and 'unsurrendered' when acknowledging traditional First Nations lands, a move some are describing as unhelpful for reconciliation....

 2021-10-19 01:13 

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[ Toronto ]

Ontario opposition leaders call on Ford to apologize for remark about immigrants...

Ontario's opposition leaders are criticizing Premier Doug Ford for a comment he made about immigrants Monday. "If you think you're coming to collect the dole and sit around, not gonna happen. Go somewhere else,' Ford said....

 2021-10-19 01:00 

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[ North News ]

Whitehorse mayoral candidates meet for CBC forum...

Whitehorse mayoral candidates Patti Balsillie, Laura Cabott and Samson Hartland will participate in a CBC election forum on Monday evening....

 2021-10-19 00:55 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton man sentenced to 5 years for stabbing death of Brock Beck in road rage fight...

Family members of Brock Beck sobbed in the gallery of a Hamilton courtroom Monday as the man who fatally stabbed Beck in a Binbrook road rage incident was sentenced to five years in prison....

 2021-10-19 00:55 

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Hamilton man sentenced to 5 years for stabbing death of son of former NHL star...

Family members of Brock Beck, the son of former NHL player Barry Beck, sobbed in the gallery of a Hamilton courtroom Monday as the man who fatally stabbed the 20-year-old in a Binbrook road rage incident was sentenced to five years in prison....

 2021-10-19 00:53 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

No big staffing holes at southern Manitoba care homes as worker vaccine deadlines kick in...

About 30 direct-care health workers were turned away when they arrived at work on Monday for not being vaccinated or refusing to comply with COVID-19 testing on the first day those mandates took effect, according to the province....

 2021-10-19 00:50 

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Haitian workers strike to protest country's lack of security after kidnappings...

The usually chaotic streets of Haiti's capital were quiet and largely empty Monday as thousands of workers angry about the country's lack of security went on strike in protest two days after 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group, including a...

 2021-10-19 00:32 

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[ North News ]

Number of COVID-19 cases drops over weekend in N.W.T....

The number of COVID-19 cases in the N.W.T. dropped by 25 per cent over the weekend, going from 354 to 268....

 2021-10-19 00:30 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Calgary municipal election results...

Find the latest vote counts for mayor, council and the fluoride plebiscite here. Polls close at 8 p.m. and results are expected shortly afterward....

 2021-10-19 00:29 

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[ British Columbia ]

Vancouver Island man accused of selling fake $1 million share in legendary hotel...

The B.C. Securities Commission claims a Vancouver Island man defrauded an investor of $1 million through the sale of a fake ownership interest in a legendary Vancouver Island hotel....

 2021-10-19 00:23 

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[ North News ]

24 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Yukon, including more at mine site...

Yukon health officials say 24 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed between Friday and Monday. They also issued new exposure notices in Whitehorse....

 2021-10-19 00:15 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina man charged with threatening premier, government official in email about COVID-19 measures...

Tobechi Okwuonu, 38, is charged with uttering threats after police say he threatened the lives and safety of Premier Scott Moe and an official from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health in an email about the pandemic and health-related mandates....

 2021-10-19 00:09 

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Lack of charges against Admiral McDonald did not mean allegation was 'unfounded,' military police say...

Military police say that the lack of charges against Admiral Art McDonald does not mean the allegation of sexual misconduct made against the former top military commander was unfounded....

 2021-10-19 00:05 

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ESPN announcer Dick Vitale discloses lymphoma diagnosis...

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time this year....

 2021-10-19 00:00 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

CBC Calgary News at 6, October 18, 2021...

Current and comprehensive news stories from around Calgary and Southern Alberta...

 2021-10-18 23:50 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Sandy Bay First Nation water treatment plant shot at multiple times while staffed, police say...

Manitoba First Nations Police Service officers are asking the public for help as they investigate shots fired at a staffed water treatment plant in a south-central community earlier this month....

 2021-10-18 23:47 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Sask. woman celebrates 51st birthday by plunging into 51 provincial lakes...

A Saskatoon woman decided that celebrating her birthday with candles wasn't enough. She instead chose to plunge, dip, float and swim in 51 of the province's lakes....

 2021-10-18 23:37 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Witnesses share disturbing details during murder trial of stepmother accused of killing Granby girl...

As witness testimonies got underway Monday in the trial of a Quebec woman accused of killing her seven-year-old stepdaughter, the first officer on the scene shared macabre details of what he saw while trying desperately to resuscitate the little girl....

 2021-10-18 23:36 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Pandemic learning loss is real and kids need help to catch up, education experts say...

Every summer, children forget some of what they learned during the previous school year, but now experts are warning that because of school closures and other disruptions during the pandemic, students will have a lot more lost learning to make up for....

 2021-10-18 23:34 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

City of Vancouver issues vaccine mandate for municipal employees...

The City of Vancouver said municipal employees are expected to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 6 or they will not be permitted in the workplace....

 2021-10-18 23:24 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba ministers apologize for not wearing masks indoors during gala photo op...

Two Manitoba cabinet ministers apologized for removing their face masks at an indoor gala on Saturday, and want people in the province to know it was an isolated incident....

 2021-10-18 23:22 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Lawyer for whistle-blower claims anti-money laundering inquiry's integrity at stake...

The lawyer for a whistle-blower who sparked a commission into money laundering in British Columbia claims that unfounded criticism of his client threatens to undermine the integrity of the public inquiry....

 2021-10-18 23:20 

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New mayors elected in historic victories in Calgary and Edmonton...
 2021-10-18 23:12 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Ships ahoy! Cruise ships eye return to Charlottetown Spring 2022...

The first ship is scheduled to arrive mid April and 75 ships are booked for next year. Port authorities say cruises are sailing to other parts of the world successfully....

 2021-10-18 23:10 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

26 more people die of COVID-19 in B.C., as 1,846 new cases confirmed over 3 days...

British Columbia announced 1,846 new cases of COVID-19 and 26 more deaths on Monday....

 2021-10-18 23:07 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Homicide detectives investigate suspicious death in northeast Edmonton...

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday morning at a home in northeast Edmonton....

 2021-10-18 23:01 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Only fully vaccinated guests are welcome on Grouse Mountain this winter...

Mount Seymour said it is following provincial health orders which do not require people to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in outdoor recreation....

 2021-10-18 22:54 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

Mtis chef excited to be part of Canada's largest food and film festival...

Mtis chef and culinary consultant Jennifer Lessard is headed to the East Coast on Tuesday to be part of the internationally acclaimed Devour! The Food Film Fest in Wolfville, N.S....

 2021-10-18 22:49 

CBC

Cindy Blackstock says she expects Ottawa to appeal ruling on compensation for Indigenous children...

Cindy Blackstock tells Power & Politics that, based on the prime minister's comments in Kamloops, she's expecting the federal government to appeal the Federal Court ruling on compensation for Indigenous children....

 2021-10-18 22:45 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

Pelican Lake First Nation woman dead after weekend rollover in west-central Sask....

A 28-year-old woman from Pelican Lake First Nation is dead after a rollover on the Cater Birch Lake grid road north of Cater, Sask., early Sunday morning....

 2021-10-18 22:36 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Alberta reports 2,181 new cases of COVID-19 over 3 days, 30 more deaths...

There are 981 people being treated in hospital with COVID-19, including 225 people in intensive care beds....

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