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 2021-05-07 18:51 

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[ Toronto ]

Man gets house arrest for racist attack on Chinese student...

A man who went on a racist tirade and grabbed a masked female Chinese student on a city bus at the start of the pandemic has been handed four months house arrest....

 2021-05-07 18:51 

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[ Toronto ]

Man gets house arrest for racist attack on Chinese student riding Toronto bus...

A man who went on a racist tirade and grabbed a masked female Chinese student on a city bus at the start of the pandemic has been handed four months house arrest....

 2021-05-07 18:49 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor police lay 4 stunt driving charges in one day...

Three of the drivers were going about double the 60 km/h speed limit on a road in South Windsor, say police....

 2021-05-07 18:48 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Women charged for non-essential travel outside their municipalities...

Police in Musquodoboit Harbour charged two women under the Health Protection Act for non-essential travel....

 2021-05-07 18:47 

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[ Hamilton ]

Prospective Rosslyn buyer planning upgrades to keep residents safe, says lawyer...

The prospective buyer of the Rosslyn Retirement Residence has no connection to its former owners and plans to update the home to ensure the safety of future clients following a deadly COVID-19 outbreak, according to a representative....

 2021-05-07 18:47 

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[ Calgary ]

Truck driver killed in collision between 2 semi-trailers in southern Alberta...

One driver was killed Friday when two semi-trailers collided on a Highway near Coalhurst in southern Alberta....

 2021-05-07 18:46 

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2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 1 wounded in country's east...

The Ukrainian military said Friday two soldiers were killed and another was wounded under fire from Russia-backed separatist rebels in the country's east, where hostilities have increased sharply in recent months....

 2021-05-07 18:42 

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[ Sudbury ]

Northern Ontario timber company offers cash to workers to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations...

A lumber company in northern Ontario says it will pay its employees a bonus to get vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-05-07 18:32 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

N.S. lawyer granted more time to practise before suspension begins...

Nova Scotia lawyer Adam Rodgers has been given three more months to practise law before he must begin serving a one-year suspension for professional misconduct....

 2021-05-07 18:32 

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Canada's Einarson beats China to improve playoff chances at curling worlds...

Canada's Kerri Einarson defeated China's Yu Han 6-4 on Friday morning to improve her chances of reaching the weekend playoffs at the world women's curling championship....

 2021-05-07 18:28 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

COVID-19 variant of concern first detected in Brazil reported by Northwestern Health Unit as case numbers continue to rise...

More variants of concern (VOC) have been identified in the Northwestern Health Unit service area, including the variant first detected in Brazil. Since January, the health unit has reported 56 positive VOC cases, 12 of which were reported in the last 10 d...

 2021-05-07 18:18 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Pedestrian hit by vehicle, seriously injured Friday morning in Regina: police...

Police say they were called to Ninth Avenue E. at about 10 a.m. CST....

 2021-05-07 18:16 

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[ Toronto ]

Young child's death in Brampton not criminal, police say...

Peel Regional Police say the death of a young child in Brampton earlier this week was not criminal in nature....

 2021-05-07 18:13 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

17-year-old dead after rollover south of Langenburg, Sask....

Another 17-year-old in the vehicle was taken to hospital with injuries....

 2021-05-07 18:12 

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Waterloo region's COVID-19 trends move in right direction: Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang...

Waterloo region saw 54 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. There were 52 people in the region's hospitals with 37 of those people in the ICU....

 2021-05-07 18:09 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. sports organizations say seasons in jeopardy if restrictions aren't lifted sooner than planned...

Sports organizations in Saskatchewan say it's time for athletes to start competing again....

 2021-05-07 18:04 

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Only 2 Canadian women wrestlers will compete in Tokyo following tough loss for Stewart...

Canadian Samantha Stewart, competing in the 53-kilogram weight class, had a tough loss to Andreea Beatrice Ana of Romania in the semifinals at the World Olympic Qualifiers on Friday. The defeat means the wrestler won't be punching her ticket to Tokyo ...

 2021-05-07 18:04 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Union says employer putting telehealth workers at risk during COVID surge...

The union that represents 811 telehealth workers in Nova Scotia says the company that runs the system is putting members at risk by refusing to let them work remotely during the current COVID-19 outbreak....

 2021-05-07 18:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Pilot project launched to recycle baler twine from farms...

It has been going to landfill, but P.E.I.'s Island Waste Management Corporation has begun a project it hopes will see baler twine recycled into items such as flower pots, plastic lumber and even car parts....

 2021-05-07 17:59 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba premier waiting on OK from White House to get COVID vaccines shipped from U.S. for teachers...

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he's now waiting on approval from the White House to get COVID-19 vaccines shipped from North Dakota to Manitoba to immunize teachers....

 2021-05-07 17:59 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba premier waiting on OK from White House to get COVID-19 vaccines shipped from U.S. for teachers...

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he's now waiting on approval from the White House to get COVID-19 vaccines shipped from North Dakota to Manitoba to immunize teachers....

 2021-05-07 17:52 

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[ Hamilton ]

Brant County farm 'devastated,' looking for answers after migrant worker dies in quarantine...

Romario Morgan was supposed to be working in Brant County. Instead, the migrant worker died while in quarantine at a Mississauga hotel room, leaving his family, staff and the owners of Welsh Bros. farm grieving and searching for answers....

 2021-05-07 17:51 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Four-day surgery shutdown confirmed at Prince County Hospital in Summerside...

A shortage of surgeons is causing Prince County Hospital in Summerside, P.E.I. to divert all major trauma cases to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown for a four-day period, says a Health P.E.I. memo obtained by CBC News and the Opposition Liber...

 2021-05-07 17:41 

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[ Calgary ]

Cenovus Energy reports $220M first-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago...

Cenovus Energy reported a profit of $220 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $1.8 billion a year ago....

 2021-05-07 17:37 

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[ Windsor ]

Nemak must negotiate remedy with union over Windsor plant closure, arbitrator says...

A labour relations arbitrator has ruled that Nemak and Unifor Local 200 must come to the table to negotiate a settlement over the closure of the Windsor aluminum plant....

 2021-05-07 17:34 

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[ Montreal ]

Hoping the city comes alive this summer, Montreal doles out $4.5 million for restaurants, bars...

The city of Montreal announced $4-million plan to help restaurants and bars make a strong comeback this summer, as the province's vaccination rollout continues to accelerate....

 2021-05-07 17:30 

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[ Manitoba ]

502 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported in Manitoba on Friday...

The latest update comes after Premier Brian Pallister announced that new pandemic restrictions will be coming to Manitoba later Friday....

 2021-05-07 17:28 

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[ Windsor ]

Police raid grow-ops seizing $18M worth of cannabis and arresting 19...

OPP say they seized more than 20,000 cannabis plants, more than 1,400 pounds of processed cannabis, some Canadian currency and "marijuana processing equipment."...

 2021-05-07 17:25 

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9 clubs formally renounce Super League clubs, 3 rebels face sanctions...

Nine of the 12 Super League clubs have formally renounced the breakaway and committed to the existing European competitions but they will have to give up five per cent of UEFA revenue for one season....

 2021-05-07 17:24 

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[ Toronto ]

Bylaw unlikely to ticket residents responsibly enjoying a drink in Toronto parks...

Toronto bylaw officers and police will prioritize cracking down on large indoor and outdoor gatherings, not a couple of residents following public health rules....

 2021-05-07 17:21 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitobans weary of restrictions: Free Press poll...

A Winnipeg Free Press poll conducted by Leger a few days before the explosion of COVID-19 cases this week found that while a majority of Manitobans continue to follow public-health orders, 31 per cent, or about three in 10, admit they haven't always d...

 2021-05-07 17:15 

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[ North News ]

RCMP officer formerly in Kimmirut charged with assault, theft and mischief...

An RCMP officer formerly stationed in Kimmirut, Nunvaut has been charged with assault, theft and mischief as a result of an unspecified incident in the community, the police force said Friday....

 2021-05-07 17:13 

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[ New Brunswick ]

New Brunswick's unemployment rate down in April, says Stats Can...

It seems more New Brunswickers are working according to new seasonally adjusted jobs numbers from Stats Can. The number of New Brunswickers employed in April 2021 was 363,700 compared to 359,600 in March....

 2021-05-07 17:10 

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[ Toronto ]

Toronto police seek public's help finding stolen goat...

Toronto police are asking for the public's help in order to find a missing goat. According to police, Juniper the 3-month-old goat was stolen during a break and enter at the Riverdale Farm in Toronto....

 2021-05-07 17:10 

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WHO panel approves emergency use of China's Sinopharm vaccine...

The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a UN-backed program rolling out corona...

 2021-05-07 17:10 

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Nepal's COVID-19 case surge has doctors sounding the alarm...

Across the border from a devastating surge in India, doctors in Nepal warned Friday of a major crisis as daily coronavirus cases hit a record and hospitals were running out of beds and oxygen....

 2021-05-07 17:07 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

N.L. adds 7 new cases of COVID-19, as caseload ticks up to 63...

Newfoundland and Labrador continues to import the coronavirus, with six of Friday's seven new cases related to travel within Canada....

 2021-05-07 17:05 

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[ Hamilton ]

Frank Bergen will serve as new chief of Hamilton Police Service...

Frank Bergen, a longtime Hamilton resident who spent 35 years with the Toronto Police Service, is the city's new chief of police....

 2021-05-07 17:04 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

YIMBY T-shirts support new location of Charlottetown community outreach centre...

A Charlottetown woman wants to turn a NIMBY moment over the location of a community outreach centre into a YIMBY movement....

 2021-05-07 17:02 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. sets dates for child vaccine eligibility and relaxing of Regina restaurant restrictions...

The province plans to open vaccinations up to people 16 and older on May 18, and to people 12 and older on May 20. The dates are subject to change based on vaccine supply....

 2021-05-07 17:00 

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Trudeau's chief of staff appears before defence committee...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff Katie Telford appears before a parliamentary committee over her role in the military misconduct scandal rocking the Canadian Forces....

 2021-05-07 16:57 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton doctor charged in alleged $4M overbilling fraud scheme...

An Edmonton physician is charged with over-billing the Alberta government between $3.5 million and $4.1 million in an alleged fraud scheme dating back to 2013....

 2021-05-07 16:56 

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[ Toronto ]

Toronto police officers found guilty in 'Neptune Four' case docked 15 days pay — combined...

Two Toronto police officers found guilty of misconduct for accosting four Black teenagers nearly a decade ago will lose a combined 15 days of pay for their actions....

 2021-05-07 16:48 

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Sexual assault training now required for new federally appointed judges...

A long-awaited bill requiring that new judges undergo training on sexual assault and systemic racism before they're appointed to the bench has become law....

 2021-05-07 16:48 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba lowers vaccine age eligibility to 40 and older...

All Manitobans 40 and older can now book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at one of the province's supersites or pop-up clinics, the province announced Friday....

 2021-05-07 16:35 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

One man left with serious injuries after shooting incident in Thunder Bay...

Thunder Bay police are investigating a shooting incident that left one man with serious injuries Thursday evening on the city's south side....

 2021-05-07 16:35 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Toronto man seriously injured in Thunder Bay shooting...

Thunder Bay police are investigating after a shooting on the south side of the northwestern Ontario city left a Toronto man with serious injuries....

 2021-05-07 16:33 

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Toronto International Film Festival plans return to in-person, digital hybrid...

Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival say they're sticking with a hybrid model as they plan for September....

 2021-05-07 16:31 

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[ Ottawa ]

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

Ottawa Public Health is reporting 110 new COVID-19 cases Friday, moving its confirmed case count above 25,000, and one death....

 2021-05-07 16:26 

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[ British Columbia ]

Surge in 'backyard loggers' is causing more outages, BC Hydro warns...

Electrical contact incidents have soared 30 per cent since the pandemic began, with tree trimming the biggest culprit, BC Hydro has found. The utility is reminding people to keep a minimum of three metres away from power lines....

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