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 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....

 2021-05-07 16:24 

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Jayna Hefford on the return of women's hockey to Canadian soil...

Anastasia Bucsis is joined by Jayna Hefford to talk about the return of the Dream Gap Tour in Canada, and the PWHPAs relationship with the NWHL....

 2021-05-07 16:21 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Accused of 1st-degree murder, Kirk Keeping fires lawyers day before jury selection...

The start date for the trial of the man accused of killing Chantel John, a 25-year-old woman from the Miawpukek First Nation in Conne River in 2019, is now unknown....

 2021-05-07 16:15 

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Bird-like dinosaur could hunt in total darkness, pointing to thriving prehistoric 'nightlife'...

Under the cover of darkness in desert habitats about 70 million years ago, in what is today Mongolia and northern China, a gangly looking dinosaur employed excellent night vision and superb hearing to thrive as a menacing pint-sized nocturnal predator....

 2021-05-07 16:15 

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[ Windsor ]

Essential workers embrace push for cross-border vaccine access...

Truck driver Paul Smith, who regularly drives through Windsor to the U.S., is eager for his turn to get vaccinated....

 2021-05-07 16:07 

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[ New Brunswick ]

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Tourism rebates not enough to help industry, says expert...

A program designed to keep New Brunswickers travelling in the province this summer isn't enough to help the tourism industry, the president and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick says....

 2021-05-07 16:03 

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[ Windsor ]

Nearly half of adults in Windsor-Essex have gotten a COVID-19 shot...

Out of the population as a whole, 38.7 per cent — or 169,554 people — have gotten one or more shots, Dr. Wajid Ahmed said at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit's daily briefing....

 2021-05-07 15:57 

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Dutch researchers train honeybees to detect COVID-19...

Researchers in the Netherlands used the hypersensitive scent response of honeybees to teach them to react to the scent of the coronavirus. Scientists say the bees can detect the virus immediately, eliminating the wait for a standard test result, which can...

 2021-05-07 15:57 

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Norwegian company develops fully electric motorboats...

The Evoy1 motorboat, manufactured by Norwegian company Evoy, uses the same rapid charger as an electric car, generates up to 800 horsepower, fully charges in 30 minutes and can reach speeds of up to 55 knots....

 2021-05-07 15:54 

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[ Calgary ]

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Friday, May 7...

With 24,497 active cases across the province and transmission rates still high, Alberta's top doctor urging people to only leave home for essential reasons....

 2021-05-07 15:51 

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This critical care paramedic worked a week of 12-hour shifts to help keep Ontario's ICUs from overflowing...

In order to make room in crowded hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area, critical care paramedics with Ornge are transferring COVID patients to facilities in Kingston, London, St. Catharines, Barrie, Peterborough, Ottawa, Thunder Bay and Sudbury....

 2021-05-07 15:50 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

With Sask. reopening tied to vaccination rates, experts hope for continued adoption...

The reopening will be guided by a three-step plan which is meant to function as "an incentive" for residents to follow health measures and to get vaccinated,...

 2021-05-07 15:44 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Province opens Pfizer, Moderna vaccines to 45-49 age group...

Nova Scotians from ages 45-49 are now eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines....

 2021-05-07 15:42 

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China says there is little threat of rocket causing harm as it returns to Earth...

China says the upper stage of its Long March 5B rocket that launched the core module of its space station will mostly burn up on re-entry, posing little threat to people and property on the ground....

 2021-05-07 15:33 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Despite financial losses, Cameco pleased with reopening of Cigar Lake mine...

Even with a rocky start to the year, uranium mining company Cameco is happy with the recent reopening of its largest mine....

 2021-05-07 15:27 

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Derek Chauvin, 3 ex-officers now face federal charges related to killing of George Floyd...

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping ...

 2021-05-07 15:25 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Preliminary inquiry for disbarred lawyer accused of fraud pushed to 2022...

A preliminary hearing scheduled for this month for a disbarred lawyer and former senior provincial government civil servant who is accused of fraud has been rescheduled for March 2022....

 2021-05-07 15:23 

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[ Sudbury ]

Lack of student enrolment pushes Cambrian to suspend music performance program...

Sudbury students looking to enrol in a post secondary music program won't have a local option this fall....

 2021-05-07 15:22 

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[ Calgary ]

Jason Kenney to announce vaccine partnership with Montana...

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will announce a new vaccine agreement with Montana on Friday morning at 10 a.m. MT. Watch it live here....

 2021-05-07 15:22 

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[ British Columbia ]

Health authorities in B.C. have been withholding detailed COVID-19 data from public, leaked reports show...

Public health officials in B.C. have been withholding scores of detailed data from the public around COVID-19 case counts and vaccinations at the neighbourhood level, according to two leaked reports from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)....

 2021-05-07 15:12 

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[ New Brunswick ]

New Brunswick rent review rules out across-the-board cap on increases...

A review of the province's rental housing market is ruling out a cap on rent increases in all but the most extreme cases....

 2021-05-07 15:11 

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[ Edmonton ]

One dead, one injured in Friday morning shooting in Sherwood Park...

RCMP in Sherwood Park are investigating a targeted shooting Friday morning that left one person dead and another injured....

 2021-05-07 15:11 

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Dominic Thiem defeats John Isner to reach Madrid Open semifinals...

Thiem trumped Isner 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Friday to reach the semifinals at the Madrid Open for the fourth straight time....

 2021-05-07 15:03 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay district reports lowest active COVID-19 case count of 2021 with two new cases confirmed Friday...

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the total number of active cases in the district down to 41. The active case count reported Friday is the lowest the health unit has seen for the entirety of...

 2021-05-07 15:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

MLA calls for Islanders to be guaranteed time off for vaccinations...

A Green MLA is asking the P.E.I. government to make sure Islanders who want COVID-19 vaccines will have the time off work available to do it....

 2021-05-07 14:57 

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[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba premier to talk about sick leave benefit for COVID-19...

Premier Brian Pallister is speaking about a COVID-19 sick leave benefit on Friday....

 2021-05-07 14:45 

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Supreme Court upholds sexual assault conviction in case involving teens, alcohol...

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the conviction of a youth found guilty of sexually assaulting another teenager in a case involving alcohol and capacity to consent....

 2021-05-07 14:41 

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[ Toronto ]

Toronto Catholic schools will raise Pride flag for 1st time next month...

The Toronto Catholic District School Board says it will celebrate Pride Month every June, starting this year....

 2021-05-07 14:41 

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Canada 'ready to discuss' waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines...

International Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada is committed to making COVID-19 vaccines readily available around the world and will consider waiving intellectual property rights enjoyed by vaccine makers to try and bolster that access....

 2021-05-07 14:36 

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[ North News ]

Yellowknife mom feels support, heartbreak after son diagnosed with COVID-19...

Ravan Bedingfield says her 11-year-old son, pictured in the above photo she gave permission for CBC to use, was diagnosed with COVID-19 in Yellowknife just a couple days ago....

 2021-05-07 14:35 

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[ Toronto ]

Ontario reports 3,166 new COVID-19 cases...

After a couple of days dipping below the 3,000 mark earlier this week, Ontario reported 3,166 new COVID-19 cases Friday....

 2021-05-07 14:32 

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[ Toronto ]

Coroner's failure to investigate death of 4-year-old Indigenous boy condemned by Ontario court...

The failure of a coroner to fully investigate the death of a four-year-old Indigenous boy was part of a systemic dereliction of duty that ought to face legal scrutiny, Ontario's top court heard on Thursday....

 2021-05-07 14:31 

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[ Manitoba ]

Dr. Brent Roussin testifies Friday in legal fight challenging his authority to enact pandemic restrictions...

A day after Manitoba recorded its highest single-day tally of new COVID-19 infections in five months, the doctor with the power to recommend new restrictions will have his authority questioned in court....

 2021-05-07 14:29 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton reports 144 new cases of COVID-19 and 1 more death...

Hamilton Health Sciences reported 144 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death linked to the virus on Friday....

 2021-05-07 14:21 

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[ Manitoba ]

Chief nursing officer to speak Friday about hospital capacity amid COVID-19 surge...

The chief nursing officer for Manitoba Shared Health will speak at Friday's COVID-19 briefing for the first time in months to give an update on how hospitals will be addressing the rise in COVID-19 cases....

 2021-05-07 14:17 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Students, union slam Greene report's proposed post-secondary education cuts...

There's strong opposition to the deep cuts to Memorial University and the College of the North Atlantic proposed in a sweeping report on Newfoundland and Labrador's dire fiscal situation....

 2021-05-07 14:08 

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U.K. to offer adults under 40 alternative vaccines to AstraZeneca-Oxford over blood clot concerns...

People under 40 in Britain will no longer be given the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to rare, but serious, blood clots....

 2021-05-07 14:03 

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[ Calgary ]

'Those actions have human consequences': Doctors frustrated by Alberta's recent rodeo, anti-mask protests...

Alberta health-care workers fighting to save the lives of COVID-19 patients say they're disheartened and frustrated by events like anti-mask protests and the recent rodeo in Bowden....

 2021-05-07 14:00 

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Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds news conference...

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds news conference...

 2021-05-07 14:00 

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Justice minister discusses mandatory training for new judges...

Justice Minister David Lametti takes questions on the passing of Bill C-3, legislation making training for new judges around sexual assault and social contexts mandatory....

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