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Canada Should Engage U.N. Racism Group, Though Chair Independence a Question: Expert

Canada should respond to a U.N. committee examining whether it failed to protect Mi’kmaq fishers from racist violence, even though the independence of committee members can be… Read more »

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Toronto Cancels In-Person Events Through Labour Day, Including CNE

The City of Toronto has cancelled major in-person events through to Labour Day in an effort to protect against the spread of COVID-19. The list of cancelled… Read more »

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Two Alberta UCP Members Kicked Out of Caucus After Challenging Kenney’s Leadership

Members of Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party caucus have voted to turf two of their own for challenging the leader. Backbencher Todd Loewen was ejected Thursday… Read more »

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Saskatchewan Mountie Charged With Murder Had Been Harassing Man: Sister

A woman is alleging that a Saskatchewan RCMP officer accused of killing her brother had been harassing him for the last two years. Cpl. Bernie Herman made… Read more »

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Medical Exception Letters Required For Albertans Who Don’t Wear Masks in Public Areas

Alberta has moved to close loopholes people might use as a way to avoid wearing masks in public indoor places. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of… Read more »

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Quebec Tables Revamp of French-Language Law, Toughens Rules For Businesses, Schools

The Quebec government reasserted the right of Quebecers to live and work in French, as it tabled a major reform on Thursday of the province’s signature piece… Read more »

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Canadian Voice Actor Bev Standing Sues TikTok For Alleged Illegal Use of Her Voice

The popular social media platform TikTok has illegally used and profited from the voice of a professional Canadian voice-over artist, a civil lawsuit filed in the United… Read more »

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Ontario to Offer Pfizer Vaccines to Youth Aged 12 to 17 Starting Week of May 31

Ontario has announced the government will offer Pfizer vaccines to youth between the ages of 12 and 17, beginning the week of May 31, 2021. Youth in… Read more »

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Greyhound Canada to Cut All Routes, End Operations

Greyhound Canada is permanently cutting all bus routes across the country, shutting down the intercity bus carrier’s operations in Canada after nearly a century of service. The… Read more »

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Ontario Extends Stay at Home Order to June 2

Ontario is extending its stay-at-home order until June 2 to bring down high rates of COVID-19, a move Premier Doug Ford said was necessary to bring infection… Read more »

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Ottawa and Ontario to spend $3.4 Billion to Build Hamilton Light-Rail Transit

Ottawa and Ontario say they will spend $3.4 billion to build a light-rail transit line in Hamilton. The federal and provincial governments announced they will each contribute… Read more »

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Secret Cup Women’s Tournament Final Games to be Held in Calgary’s Saddledome

The final three games of Canada’s Secret Cup women’s hockey tournament will be played in Calgary’s NHL arena. The Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association (PWHPA) has partnered… Read more »

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The Tragically Hip to Perform with Feist on Juno Awards Broadcast June 6

The Tragically Hip will perform with singer-songwriter Feist during CBC’s broadcast of the Juno Awards next month. Organizers of Canadian music’s biggest night say the performance will… Read more »

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Quebec Stops Oxford-AstraZeneca as a First Dose, Reports 781 New COVID-19 Infections

Quebec says it will no longer administer the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as a first dose. The Health Department said today people who have received AstraZeneca can choose whether… Read more »

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N.B. RCMP Responding to Report of Shots Fired in Area of Moncton’s Centennial Park

RCMP in New Brunswick are responding to a call of shots fired in the Centennial Park area of Moncton. An Alert Ready message was issued in the… Read more »

Conservatives OK to Have Used CBC Footage in Election Attack Ads, Court Rules

Conservatives OK to Have Used CBC Footage in Election Attack Ads, Court Rules

The Conservative party was within its rights to use CBC news footage for election attack ads that depicted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a poor light, Federal… Read more »

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COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up Clinics For 18+ Residents of Hot Spot Areas in Ajax & Pickering **Updated**

Durham Region Health Department announced April 23rd that it will start operating walk-in and rotating pop-up hot spot clinics at various locations in the Ajax and Pickering hot spot postal code areas of L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z in addition to the fixed L1S pop-up hot spot clinic located at Ajax Community Centre.

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‘We Did Not Unite Around Blind Loyalty to One Man’:Kenney Faces Internal Call to Quit

Simmering internal discontent within Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative caucus has boiled over into an open challenge to his leadership. Senior backbench member Todd Loewen, in… Read more »

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Ontario Residents 40 and Older Can Book COVID Vaccines Today

Ontarians aged 40 and older can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments across the province today. The province is opening eligibility to the age cohort through its vaccine booking… Read more »

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Questions Remain About the Future of the Oxford AstraZeneca Shot in Canada

Questions remained Wednesday about the future of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in Canada as the federal government prepared to receive hundreds of thousands of doses while provinces limited… Read more »

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U.K. Study Says Expect More Reactions From Mixing Pfizer and AstraZeneca Vaccines

Preliminary results of an ongoing study in the United Kingdom suggest alternating the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines causes more frequent mild to moderate symptoms, but there are… Read more »

Cybersecurity Experts Say Canadian Businesses Can Learn From U.S. Pipeline Attack

Cybersecurity Experts Say Canadian Businesses Can Learn From U.S. Pipeline Attack

Canada’s two largest pipeline companies say they have taken a proactive approach to avoid the type of cyberattack that has disrupted gasoline supplies in the U.S. Southeast… Read more »

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British Columbia to Use Remaining AstraZeneca Vaccine For Second Doses

British Columbia will be holding its remaining stock of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to use as second doses for residents. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health… Read more »

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Unpaid COVID-19 Fines Could Lead to Refusal of Driver’s Licences, B.C. Says

People who don’t pay their COVID-19 fines may be unable to obtain or renew a British Columbia driver’s or vehicle licence under proposed legislation introduced Wednesday. Public… Read more »