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Montreal ‘Ghost Bike’ Honoring Dead Cyclist to Be Displayed in Museum

One of the white commemorative “ghost” bikes installed around Montreal to honour dead cyclists will be displayed in a Quebec City museum. A ceremony was held this… Read more »

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‘Aliens Are Coming’: Alberta RCMP 911 Dispatchers Fielding Calls About UFO Sightings

A blinding flash of light, something unidentified overhead or aliens at the door. Somewhere the truth is out there. Canadians appear to be seeing more “out there”… Read more »

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April 30: All 18+ Who Live or Work in Scarborough Can Now Book Appointments for COVID-19 Vaccine

  Scarborough Health has announced that they are opening vaccine bookings today. This is part of Ontario’s plan to open up mass vaccination clinic vaccine bookings to… 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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What’s On This Weekend

Things to Do this Weekend — What’s On this Weekend in Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver.

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Plans to Distribute First Doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 Vaccine on Hold

Plans to distribute the first 300,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine next week are on hold after Health Canada learned part of them were… Read more »

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Ontario Freezes College, University Tuition Fees For Residents For Second Year

  Ontario is extending its college and university tuition freeze for residents by another year. The province says it wants to protect students’ and families’ pocketbooks during… Read more »

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Blue Jays Cut Ties with Alomar Following Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct

The Toronto Blue Jays say they are severing all ties with Roberto Alomar after the Hall of Famer was placed on Major League Baseball’s ineligible list following… Read more »

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Only B.C. Drivers, Not Passengers to be Asked About Non-Essential Travel: Minister

British Columbia’s solicitor general says police conducting checks will only ask drivers and not their passengers whether they’re travelling for non-essential reasons as part of an enforcement… Read more »

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Elliot Page Says Time in Nova Scotia During Pandemic Allowed Him to Look Inward

Elliot Page says time spent alone in Nova Scotia during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed him to connect with his body and open the… Read more »

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Ford Asks to Suspend Arrival of International Students, Trudeau Says

  Ontario is seeking to suspend the arrival of international students in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. Premier… Read more »

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Manitoba COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Expands to Pregnant Adults, More People in Their 30s

  Manitoba is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again. Anyone 18 and older who is pregnant, who receives community living disability services or who works in any… Read more »

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Banff, Fort McMurray Await Details Before Deciding on COVID-19 Curfews

COVID-19 hot spots in a Rocky Mountain tourist town and northeastern Alberta’s oilsands hub want more details from the provincial government before deciding to request curfews. Alberta… Read more »

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New Brunswick Opens Clinic for Patients With Mysterious Brain Disease

  New Brunswick is opening a special clinic for patients suffering from an unknown brain disease that has affected at least 47 people in the province and… Read more »

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Two Cases of Rare Swine Flu Variants Found in Separate Manitoba Communities

Two cases of rare swine flu variants have been identified in people in southern Manitoba, but health officials say they are separate strains and in different communities…. Read more »

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Two Montrealers among dead in stampede in Israel

Two Montrealers are among the dead after a stampede during a religious festival in Israel early Friday. The Israeli consulate in Montreal identified one of the dead… Read more »

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Quebec Bar Owners Call on Province to Allow Them to Reopen to Vaccinated Patrons

Quebec bar owners want the government to allow them to reopen for patrons who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Two associations representing bar… Read more »

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Ontario Asks For Mandatory Three-Day Hotel Quarantines at Land Crossings

Ontario is asking the federal government to impose mandatory three-day quarantines in hotels for travellers entering Canada at land crossings. Health Minister Christine Elliott and Solicitor General… Read more »

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Alberta Bringing in Tighter Restrictions in COVID-19 Hot Spots Starting April 30

Alberta is targeting COVID-19 hot spots with tighter restrictions that include at-home learning for junior and senior high school students and a ban on indoor fitness and… Read more »

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B.C. Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics Not Successful, Face Challenges, Say Health Officials

British Columbia health officials admitted efforts to administer pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Metro Vancouver pandemic hot zones did not work properly. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie… Read more »

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List of Pharmacies Offering Pfizer Vaccines in Toronto & Peel Starting April 30th

  Ontario is starting a pilot project that will distribute the Pfizer vaccine through pharmacies in hot spots to people aged 55 and older as the province… Read more »

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Genesis Sets Sights on Reunion Tour With Canadian Dates in November

British rock trio Genesis is planning a return to Canada with two concert dates on the calendar for November. The “Invisible Touch” performers say they are set… Read more »

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Weekly Breakdown of When People Will Have Access to COVID-19 Vaccine in Ontario

Ontario is adjusting its COVID-19 vaccine rollout to account for an influx of Pfizer-BioNTech shipments in the coming month. Here’s a week-by-week breakdown of who will have… Read more »

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You Can Now Get Pokémon Cards As Happy Meal Toy at McDonald’s Canada

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pokémon, McDonald’s Canada is now offering Pokémon Cards with McDonald’s Happy Meal. You can get 4 Pokémon Trading Card Game cards… Read more »