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 2021-05-07 13:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Free divers stumble upon illegal crab traps off Vancouver beach...

DFO has recovered more than 250 illegal crab traps in English Bay near Kitsilano. One line had as many as 30 traps attached, officials say....

 2021-05-07 13:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Minister defends province not raising Crown timber royalties despite soaring lumber prices...

Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland is defending his government's decision to keep the royalty fee for wood harvested on Crown land stable, despite record prices for lumber across North America in the past year....

 2021-05-07 12:54 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Pandemic forces postponement of attempted murder trials for 15 men...

The trials of 15 men charged with attempted murder in the beating of another man have been postponed indefinitely because of the pandemic....

 2021-05-07 12:50 

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Canada's economy lost 207,000 jobs last month...

Canada's economy lost 207,000 jobs in April, as a new round of government-ordered lockdowns forced businesses to lay off workers....

 2021-05-07 12:36 

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[ Hamilton ]

2 men arrested following 'targeted' stabbing in Fort Erie, police say...

Two men have been arrested following a "targeted" stabbing incident in Fort Erie, Niagara Regional Police say....

 2021-05-07 12:18 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Rankin, Strang to provide update on COVID-19 at 1 p.m....

Nova Scotia saw 182 new cases on Thursday, the highest number of new daily cases so far during the pandemic....

 2021-05-07 12:03 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Official opposition says Sask. government did nothing to help mother secure healthcare coverage for infant...

The official opposition' says the Saskatchewan government did nothing to help a citizen of India obtain a health card for her baby, who is a Canadian citizen....

 2021-05-07 12:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Appeal court reduces disbarred lawyer Shawn Beaver's jail sentence to weekends...

Disbarred Edmonton lawyer Shawn Beaver will serve a reduced sentence following a decision by the Court of Appeal of Alberta....

 2021-05-07 12:00 

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[ Edmonton ]

Appeal court reduces disbarred lawyer Shawn Beaver's jail sentence to weekends...

Disbarred Edmonton lawyer Shawn Beaver will serve a reduced sentence following a decision by the Court of Appeal of Alberta....

 2021-05-07 12:00 

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[ Calgary ]

Albertans are hot for solar right now, even with the pandemic pinch...

The state of the Alberta economy and the loss of the NDP-era Energy Efficiency Alberta tax credit slowed solar installations, but demand is soaring amid the pandemic....

 2021-05-07 12:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Victoria exhibit shares the beauty and legacy of intricately beaded Indigenous designs...

On Beaded Ground at Victoria's Legacy Art Gallery gives visitors a chance to view beaded creations that have been stored in vaults for decades as well as vibrant work by contemporary Indigenous artists....

 2021-05-07 12:00 

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[ North News ]

N.W.T. officials to give the latest on COVID-19...

Public health officials will be giving an update on COVID-19 in the territory Friday morning at 11 a.m. MT. It will include Dr. Kami Kandola, the chief public health officer of the Northwest Territories, and Dr. AnneMarie Pegg, territorial medical directo...

 2021-05-07 12:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Canadian Rangers assist with COVID-19 outbreak at Lac Seul First Nation...

A First Nation in northwestern Ontario will get some help dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak from the Canadian Rangers....

 2021-05-07 11:57 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton paramedics join pilot to help palliative care patients 'stay where they want to stay'...

Hamilton paramedics have joined a province-wide pilot allowing them to treat palliative care patients at home rather than driving them straight to emergency departments....

 2021-05-07 11:44 

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[ Hamilton ]

Rebecca Towers tenant group calls for vaccine clinic at building to combat outbreak...

Only one elevator in the 17-storey highrise is working, the tenants say, and common areas aren't regularly cleaned....

 2021-05-07 11:36 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. gas price back over $1.30...

After weeks of holding steady the price of gas on P.E.I. was back up again Friday morning....

 2021-05-07 11:35 

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India PM facing pressure to impose harsh nationwide lockdown...

With coronavirus cases surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a nationwide lockdown to slow transmission and ease pressure on overwhelmed health-care systems....

 2021-05-07 11:31 

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Tokyo Olympic head says IOC visit to Japan could be 'tough' as COVID-19 cases surge, emergency order extended...

The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Friday that a visit to Japan this month by IOC President Thomas Bach seemed unlikely with a state of emergency order being extended by the government to Tokyo and other areas until May 31....

 2021-05-07 11:14 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hydro One to upgrade transformer station in Hamilton's west end this weekend...

Hydro One says customers in Hamilton's west end may have a momentary interruption of power this weekend as it upgrades local infrastructure....

 2021-05-07 11:12 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

N.S. player reflects on cancellation of women's world hockey championship...

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) women's world championship was scheduled to begin this week, before being cancelled last month. Nova Scotia's Jill Saulnier reflects on the cancellation and moving on. CBC's Colleen Jones reports....

 2021-05-07 11:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

'It felt like I had been buried alive': Langley woman recounts her battle with COVID-19...

As a healthy dance teacher, Sandy Rosen thought she would beat COVID-19 in no time. Nine days after diagnosis, she was in hospital being told her lungs were failing....

 2021-05-07 11:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Allergies or COVID-19? Pharmacist says watch for slight differences...

Muscle aches or allergy medication not working could be causes for concern....

 2021-05-07 11:00 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon official recommends looking into electric vehicle infrastructure when building or renovating...

"Stuff like that is always fairly inexpensive if you do it at the building level, as opposed to having to trench in lines and that sort of thing later on," said Amber Weckworth, manager of climate strategy and data in the city's sustainability...

 2021-05-07 11:00 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina man who lost parents to COVID-19 channels grief into food drive supporting hundreds...

After his father died from COVID-19 in January, Haris Khan decided he would expand a drive to collect and distribute food to dozens of community members during Ramadan....

 2021-05-07 11:00 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

North of Superior Film Association hopes to resume screenings next year...

Thunder Bay's film buffs will have to be patient when it comes to a resumption of North of Superior Film Association screenings....

 2021-05-07 10:34 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

11 people fined for breaking public health orders in New Glasgow...

New Glasgow Regional Police charged six men and five women for violating the Health Protection Act and the Emergency Management Act following four separate incidents this week....

 2021-05-07 10:30 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

'It's up in the air': Port Arthur Nationals hope Little League players can take field in 2021...

One of Thunder Bay's Little League organizations remains hopeful players will take the field at some point this year, but things are currently "up in the air."...

 2021-05-07 10:15 

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[ Montreal ]

COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know on Friday...

The province is aiming to offer COVID-19 vaccines to those between the ages of 12 and 17 before the end of June. Meanwhile, Montreal Mayor Valrie Plante wants terrasses to open by June 1 if public health guidelines permit....

 2021-05-07 10:10 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Friday, May 7...

Premier Dennis King, Dr. Heather Morrison and Marion Dowling get their first doses of COVID-19 vaccine, and another busy spring for P.E.I. garden centres....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Cross border commuters can't vote in person and struggle for clarity...

People living in New Brunswick while working in Nova Scotia say government imposed modified self-isolation is making it difficult to vote in the upcoming elections....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ North News ]

Privacy breach possibly affects 100s of Yukon gov't workers: Department spokesperson...

Roughly 400 Yukon government employees may have been affected by a recent privacy breach, according to a spokesperson at the Department of Finance...

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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Anyone who says they enjoy every moment of motherhood is flat-out lying...

If you complain about hating a job, your friends might tell you to quit. If you complain about motherhood, the world will tell you that you're ungrateful and that children are a gift....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Founder of failed B.C. cryptocurrency exchange ordered to pay $535K for broken bitcoin contract...

The founder of a failed B.C. cryptocurrency exchange has been ordered to pay more than half a million to a man who sold him 50 bitcoin in 2019 - despite the fact the missing cryptocurrency is now worth more than $3 million....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ Toronto ]

Stratford woman with MS faces 'difficult decision' over medication, 2nd COVID-19 shot...

A Stratford woman says Ontario's recommended COVID-19 vaccination schedule has left her wondering whether to prioritize getting her second shot — or push forward with the multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment that keeps her debilitating symptoms at ...

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Pandemic restrictions don't infringe on right to faith, say some Manitoba religious leaders...

As a group of seven churches are challenging Manitoba's public health restrictions in court this week, saying they violate religious freedoms, many faith leaders are pushing back at that notion, saying they don't feel the same way....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

2 Manitoba tourism hot spots hoping high vaccination rates might help attract visitors...

This week Manitoba's vaccine taskforce gave a shout-out to a few communities that have over 60 per cent of their adult population vaccinated, which included Gimli and Churchill — two of Manitoba's top tourist destinations....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Business is blooming for Island garden centres...

Some P.E.I. garden centres say the season is already off to a busy start and the increase in business spurred by the pandemic last year has continued into 2021....

 2021-05-07 10:00 

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Kitchener's ApplyBoard raises cash to buy oxygen machines for hospitals in India...

Kitchener company ApplyBoard is hoping to raise $250,000 to buy oxygen machines for hospitals in India. The country has seen a surge in cases in the past week and ApplyBoard co-founder Meti Basiri says many of their employees have a personal connection to...

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Toronto ]

TTC union calls on transit agency to take steps to protect operators from assaults...

The union that represents TTC operators says the transit agency and the city need to do more to protect workers from violent assaults in the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Montreal ]

Shelter for Muslim women to open in Montreal this summer...

Sakeenah Homes, a Toronto-based charity, will open its first transitional shelter for Muslim women in Montreal. The shelter will allow women to feel comfortable in their surroundings by offering halal food and prayer spaces....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Why P.E.I. babies need these new $6K light-therapy blankets, and more equipment...

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown is planning to purchase three more specialized blankets called biliblankets that use light therapy to treat jaundice in newborns....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Sudbury ]

Soaring lumber prices good news for northern Ontario forestry workers, but 'puts pressure' on mills...

With the ballooning price of lumber, the mills of northern Ontario are busier than ever. But in the boom-and-bust wood business, it's hard to know whether this historic spike will have lasting affects....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Sudbury ]

Soaring lumber prices good news for northern Ontario forestry workers, but 'puts pressure' on mills...

With the ballooning price of lumber, the mills of northern Ontario are busier than ever. But in the boom-and-bust wood business, it's hard to know whether this historic spike will have lasting affects....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Virtual meeting rules passed by province met with displeasure by some HRM councillors...

Some Halifax councillors are upset with new rules passed by the province that lay out how municipalities must conduct virtual council meetings....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

How the rollout of the second COVID-19 vaccine dose could look in N.B....

With hundreds of thousands of New Brunswickers having already received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, here's a look at how pharmacies and health authorities plan to handle the rollout of the second dose, which is needed to offer full immunity....

 2021-05-07 09:00 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

'It's not pretty, but it's important': Residents rally to save piece of sunken vessel...

While many coastal communities in Nova Scotia have fought hard to get rid of their derelict vessels, the residents of Drum Head have fallen in love with theirs and don't want to see it go....

 2021-05-07 08:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

So sweet: Meet the bakers behind Ronald's Delicacies Treats...

Ife Alaba chats with the bakers of Ronald's Delicacies Treats as part of our Being Black in N.L. series....

 2021-05-07 08:00 

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Tourism in Ontario's Prince Edward County is booming. If only staff could afford to live there...

Small business owners in Prince Edward County are now routinely arranging or offering housing to try to secure summer staff who would otherwise be priced out of its booming housing market....

 2021-05-07 08:00 

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DNA used to ID sailor from doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition with living relative...

The 1845 Franklin Expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic resulted in the deaths of nearly 130 sailors, and left more questions than answers. But 176 years later, a DNA match has identified the skeletal remains of a sailor a...

 2021-05-07 08:00 

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When will we stop working from home?...

Millions of non-essential workers have been doing their jobs from home since the early days of the pandemic. But with vaccinations spreading among Canadians many may now wonder — when will I stop working from home?...

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