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Up to 2,500 Fans Allowed at Bell Centre For Potential Leafs/Habs Game 6

Up to 2,500 Fans Allowed at Bell Centre For Potential Leafs/Habs Game 6

A limited number of fans will be permitted in the Bell Centre to watch a May 29 playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs,… Read more »

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Quebec Lifts Curfew May 28, Presents Sweeping Reopening Plan

Quebec Premier Francois Legault presented his government’s COVID-19 reopening plan Tuesday, which begins with lifting the curfew on May 28 and ends with the possible removal of… Read more »

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‘Absolutely Beautiful’: Albertans Line Up at U.S. Border For COVID-19 Vaccinations

Linda Neilson had waited a long time to get her second COVID-19 vaccination and thanks to the generosity of the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana her wait ended… Read more »

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Canada Will Need 75% Vaccination Before U.S. Border Reopens, Trudeau Suggests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is suggesting that three-quarters of Canadians will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the Canada-U.S. border can be reopened. Trudeau acknowledges that… Read more »

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Beluga Whale’s Rare Visit to Prince Edward Island River Draws Crowds

Residents on Prince Edward Island have been flocking to Mount Stewart northeast of Charlottetown to catch a rare glimpse of a beluga whale. RCMP Const. Louanne McQuaid… Read more »

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Walter Craft Caesar Releases Pre-Mixed Caesar Cocktail Just in Time For National Caesar Day

National Caesar Day is when Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast celebrate our national cocktail with – you guessed it – more Caesars! National Caesar Day is the Thursday before… Read more »

Quebec Can Modify Part of the Canadian Constitution Unilaterally: Trudeau

Quebec Can Modify Part of the Canadian Constitution Unilaterally: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Quebec can unilaterally modify part of the Canadian Constitution. The province’s proposed language law reform, introduced last week, seeks to change part… Read more »

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No Atlantic Bubble Yet, But P.E.I. to Begin Processing Visitor Applications in June

The premier of Prince Edward Island says while no date has been set to reopen the Atlantic travel bubble, his province is ready to start welcoming some… Read more »

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Saskatchewan Wildfire Grows, Forcing Evacuations in the Area to Expand

Dry conditions and strong winds caused a large wildfire to grow Tuesday near Saskatchewan’s third-largest city even as firefighters fought the flames. “The fire continues to rage,”… Read more »

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Canadians Can Drive to U.S. For COVID-19 Vax and Avoid Quarantine, Ottawa Confirms

Canadian residents are allowed to head to the United States for a COVID-19 vaccine and avoid quarantine on return if they meet some straightforward conditions, the Public… Read more »

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Edmonton Oilers’ Veteran Goalie Mike Smith Relishes Another Playoff Chance

A shot at a Stanley Cup late in an NHL career is something to savour. Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith is a 39-year-old veteran aspiring to hoist… Read more »

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Canada Hits Grim Milestone of 25,000 COVID-19 Deaths Some 14 Months Into Pandemic

  Canada’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 25,000. Ontario is reporting 17 new fatalities related to the virus today, taking the national total to 25,000. The grim… Read more »

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Toronto vs Montreal: A Tale of Two Cities Off the Ice

Those looking for a refresher on the history of the rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs need look no further than Roch Carrier’s beloved… Read more »

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Largest Container Ship to Visit a Canadian Port Arrives at Halifax

The largest container ship to visit a Canadian port spent the day in Halifax on Tuesday, generating a bit of buzz on social media. The CMA CGM… Read more »

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Retainer With a Tooth Attached to It: These Are Most Unique Things Canadians Forgot in Uber

Did you leave something behind the last time you took Uber? Well, you are not alone as Uber Canada has released the list of unusual and most… Read more »

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Canadian Made ‘Vegan’ COVID-19 Vaccine By Medicago Shows Promising Phase II Clinical Trial Results

A Phase 2 trial of Canada’s first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine is showing promising antibody results. Medicago executive vice-president Nathalie Landry says the Quebec-based company’s vaccine produced 10… Read more »

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All Adults in Ontario Eligible to Book COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Today

Anyone 18 and older living in Ontario is eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment starting today. Appointments can be booked through the provincial online portal, call… Read more »

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Stars on Ice Release Cross-Canada Tour Schedule For 2021 Season

Stars on Ice have announced 2021 tour that will bring figure skating across Canada this Fall, a sure sign that life is coming back to normal after… Read more »

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Alberta Releases Interactive Map For Local Vaccine Coverage

Alberta has released an online interactive map that shows the percentage of vaccine coverage by local geographic area. The map shows: percentage of individuals who have received… Read more »

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‘Canada’s Drag Race’ Earns Victory Lap With Leading Five Canadian Screen Awards

“Canada’s Drag Race” crossed the finish line as the big winner on the first of four nights of presentations for the Canadian Screen Awards. The inaugural season… Read more »

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Quebec City Tunnel Beneath St. Lawrence River to Cost $7B, Take 10 Years to Build

A tunnel to be built under the St. Lawrence River connecting Quebec City and Lévis, Que., will cost $7 billion, take 10 years to complete and will… Read more »

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Snowbirds Announce Tour Continuation on Anniversary of Fatal Crash in B.C.

The Snowbirds air show flight demonstration team is soon to be in the air again trying to bring hope to Canadians. The Canadian Forces says the team… Read more »

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Alberta Sees Record Number of People in Intensive Care Beds: Health Officials

The head of Alberta Health Services says hospital staff are treating more people in intensive care units than at any other time in the province’s history. Dr…. Read more »

Alberta and Manitoba Intensive Care Units Feeling Strain of COVID-19 Cases

Alberta and Manitoba Intensive Care Units Feeling Strain of COVID-19 Cases

Health officials in Alberta and Manitoba warned Monday that they were reaching new peaks for intensive care admissions, even as more stable case counts and expanded vaccine… Read more »