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 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....

 2021-09-22 15:24 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon police concerned there may be more victims after sexual assault arrest...

Police in Saskatoon are asking for the public's help with a sexual assault investigation....

 2021-09-22 15:07 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

'Never give up hope,' say friends of missing Labrador fishermen, as search enters 5th day...

Taking a break from searching, four friends of Joey Jenkins and Marc Russell shared memories by the spot where the fishermen's boat should be in Mary's Harbour....

 2021-09-22 14:58 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton Mountain race between Liberals and NDP is still undecided...

Elections Canada workers continue to count mail-in and special ballots....

 2021-09-22 14:58 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Liberal holds lead over Conservative in Fredericton election race...

Liberal candidate Jenica Atwin was holding her lead over Conservative Andrea Johnson as Elections Canada counted mail-in ballots Wednesday morning in the Fredericton election race....

 2021-09-22 14:55 

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[ British Columbia ]

Woman attacked on SkyTrain after asking passengers if they had masks: transit police...

A woman was attacked on a SkyTrain on Monday after asking other passengers whether they had masks to wear, according to police....

 2021-09-22 14:51 

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[ Calgary ]

Cut taxes or build an east Calgary recreation centre? Election focus shifts municipal at Ward 9 forum...

Residents filled the Forest Lawn Community Hall for rare in-person forum amid the pandemic....

 2021-09-22 14:49 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

At Consent Week, students discuss sex, abuse and toxic masculinity...

Saint Mary's University in Halifax has launched its fourth annual Consent Week for students, consisting of a series of online and in-person events and activities to promote an understanding and commitment to consent....

 2021-09-22 14:47 

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[ Ottawa ]

Gatineau to look into renaming Amherst Street, again...

A city councillor in Gatineau, Que., wants to follow Montreal's lead and rename a street named after a British general who advocated for the genocide of Indigenous people....

 2021-09-22 14:46 

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Beloved Sex and the City actor Willie Garson dead at 57...

Willie Garson — who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's Sex and the City and its movie sequels — has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57....

 2021-09-22 14:44 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Affordable child-care agreement on the horizon, Higgs says...

Premier Blaine Higgs says he's confident his Progressive Conservative government will soon be able to sign on to the federal Liberals' national child-care program....

 2021-09-22 14:26 

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[ Calgary ]

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, Sept. 22...

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, facing a mushrooming COVID-19 hospital crisis that now threatens to topple him as leader, accepted the resignation of his health minister Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 14:11 

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[ Montreal ]

Man assaults nurse in Sherbrooke Que., after accusing her of vaccinating wife without consent, police say...

Police in Sherbrooke, Que., are looking for a man they say assaulted a nurse at a pharmacy after he accused her of giving a COVID-19 vaccine dose to his wife without her consent....

 2021-09-22 14:11 

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Biden convenes global COVID-19 summit, U.S. pledges to share more vaccines...

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to one billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70 per cent of the global population within the next ...

 2021-09-22 14:04 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

N.L. cancels public exams, reassessing teaching model in K-12 schools...

The English and French school boards have cancelled public exams for the 2021-22 school year, according to a media release issued by the Department of Education Wednesday morning....

 2021-09-22 14:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta's child advocate recommends safety and accountability measures following case review...

Alberta's child advocate says better communication and safety planning could protect young people from family violence....

 2021-09-22 13:56 

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'I'm just proud of myself': Canada's Kristie Elliott reacts to historic college football kick...

It's taken some adaptations, but Elliott has broken new ground for women in college sports. The 21-year-old booted a pair of successful conversions against Oregon's Linfield University on Sept. 11, becoming the first Canadian woman to play in &mda...

 2021-09-22 13:56 

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[ Edmonton ]

Aurora Cannabis to close Edmonton facility, won't say how many workers impacted...

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is closing one of its Alberta facilities as it strives to streamline its operations....

 2021-09-22 13:53 

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[ New Brunswick ]

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Pharmacists see boost in people getting vaccines...

New Brunswick pharmacists have seen a jump in residents getting their COVID-19 shots before new regulations went into effect requiring proof of full vaccination for anyone ages 12 and up starting today....

 2021-09-22 13:42 

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[ Calgary ]

Orange ribbon decals to adorn all City of Calgary vehicles in nod to reconciliation...

All City of Calgary vehicles will soon have magnetic orange ribbon decals on them to show the city's commitment to remembrance, truth and reconciliation with Indigenous people....

 2021-09-22 13:30 

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[ North News ]

5 writers make the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize shortlist...

Read the five works contending for $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The winner will be announced on Sept. 29, 2021....

 2021-09-22 13:24 

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WNBA playoffs primed for chaos could bring new world order...

A team riding a 14-game winning streak. Another that won just 12 games all season. The struggling defending champions. The surging contenders to the throne. The WNBA playoffs begin on Thursday ripe with storylines and primed for chaos....

 2021-09-22 13:20 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Landlords' group questions IRAC formulation of allowable rent increase...

The executive director of the Residential Rental Association of P.E.I. wants to talk to the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission about how it set the maximum allowable rent increase for 2022....

 2021-09-22 13:12 

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[ Toronto ]

Ford to speak as Ontario's vaccine certificate system kicks in Wednesday...

Ontario's new COVID-19 vaccine certificate system goes into effect Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 13:07 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Classes suspended at Summerford school as COVID-19 disruptions grow in N.L....

There are no classes at New World Island Academy Wednesday following a presumptive positive case of COVID-19....

 2021-09-22 13:01 

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[ Windsor ]

PPC played smaller role in local outcome than expected, professor says...

In the lead-up to the federal election, there were concerns among Conservatives that votes for the People's Party of Canada could cut into the party's support — and seat count — but one expert says the PPC made less of an impact locall...

 2021-09-22 13:00 

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CBC Sports' 'That Curling Show' returns as fight to reach Beijing Olympics heats up...

It's only September but Canadian curling teams are already fighting for their Olympic lives. Starting Wednesday in Ottawa, the first two pressure-packed bonspiels get underway. CBC Sports is going to be bringing fans extensive curling coverage through...

 2021-09-22 13:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Regulator to get tough with doctors undermining pandemic response in Alberta...

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta has lost patience with doctors who have actively undermined the province's response to the pandemic....

 2021-09-22 12:54 

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[ Manitoba ]

Calling 911 on the city's ambulance service...

When Ryan Woiden begins his shift as a paramedic, he expects a long, hectic day thanks to a staffing shortage and overwhelmed hospitals....

 2021-09-22 12:34 

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Green-thumbed Thai cabbies turn taxis into gardens amid COVID-19 crunch...

With demand for taxis drying up in Thailand and thousands of drivers leaving town, one Bangkok cab company has turned its vehicles into mini vegetable gardens, hoping to take the edge off the coronavirus crunch....

 2021-09-22 12:32 

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[ Calgary ]

Calgary council to hold special pandemic meeting as city kicks off vaccination effort...

Calgary city council will reconvene for a special meeting on Wednesday at 1 p.m. to discuss the city's pandemic response....

 2021-09-22 12:12 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Driver shortage leads to service reductions for Fredericton Transit users...

A shortage of bus drivers on the job at Fredericton Transit has resulted in the city-owned service having to reduce the frequency of some of the trips it offers in the evening....

 2021-09-22 12:06 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Trial to start for 6 of 15 inmates accused in vicious attack at Dartmouth jail...

A trial is scheduled to begin Wednesday at a Halifax convention centre for six of the 15 inmates accused of participating in a vicious assault of another prisoner at a Nova Scotia jail....

 2021-09-22 12:05 

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[ Sudbury ]

Sault Ste. Marie still waiting to see who it will send to the House of Commons...

The counting of votes continues in Sault Ste. Marie, one of a dozen ridings across the Canada that is still too close to call after Monday's federal election....

 2021-09-22 12:05 

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday...

Ontario and New Brunswick are rolling out vaccine passport systems on Wednesday that require people who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine to show proof of vaccination before entering non-essential indoor spaces....

 2021-09-22 12:02 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Doctors say Sask. vaccine exemption letters not a free pass to avoid COVID shots...

Some people in the province are asking their physicians for vaccine exemption letters, but the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan says there might be some misunderstandings when it comes to the term "exemption"....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. naturopath claims college can't stop him from selling fecal transplants to treat autistic kids...

A Fraser Valley naturopath has filed a legal action against his professional regulator, alleging it doesn't have the power to stop him from producing fecal transplants in his B.C. lab to administer to autistic children in Mexico....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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[ Calgary ]

For Justin Trudeau, things will almost certainly get worse...

Politics is about expectations, and Justin Trudeau lost because he did the worst job at managing those expectations, says Ken Boessenkool....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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[ North News ]

Proposed shelter draws mixed views, appeal plans from Yellowknife businesses...

Some businesses are opposing a shelter at a downtown building last used by Aurora Village, citing concerns for safety and impacts to their livelihood. But, a dental clinic in the area says it supports the location, and that it would provide an "essent...

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina city council's executive committee to review results from low-income affordability survey...

Regina's executive committee is set to review results on Wednesday from a survey seeking residents' thoughts on low-income affordability programs....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay launches greener asphalt pilot project...

The City of Thunder Bay is testing out a new, more environmentally friendly type of asphalt, but even if the project proves successful, it will be several years before the new asphalt is used on city streets....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Cabinet shuffle won't save Kenney from the COVID-19 crisis, critics say...

Swapping Alberta's health minister out for a new face is unlikely to change the provincial government's approach to managing the COVID-19 pandemic, observers say....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Cabinet shuffle won't save Jason Kenney from COVID-19 crisis in Alberta, critics say...

Swapping Alberta's health minister out for a new face is unlikely to change the provincial government's approach to managing the COVID-19 pandemic, observers say....

 2021-09-22 11:37 

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[ Hamilton ]

Niagara region reports 1st lab confirmed case of West Nile Virus this year...

Niagara Region Public Health is reporting its first laboratory-confirmed case of West Nile Virus this year....

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