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Alberta City Cancels Canada Day Fireworks at Site of Former Residential School

Alberta City Cancels Canada Day Fireworks at Site of Former Residential School

A city northwest of Edmonton says it has cancelled its Canada Day fireworks display because it was to be held on the site of a former residential… Read more »

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‘No More Limits’: Alberta to Lift All Remaining COVID-19 Public Health Restrictions

Alberta will become the first province or territory to remove all COVID-19 restrictions when it lifts its remaining public health measures on July 1. Premier Jason Kenney… Read more »

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All 12+ Albertans Can Now Book Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Alberta government has announced that all Albertans aged 12 and above who received their first mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) dose in May or earlier can book their… Read more »

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Alberta to Lift Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions on July 1

Alberta will lift its remaining COVID-19 health restrictions on July 1, becoming the first province or territory in Canada to do so. Premier Jason Kenney says 70.2… Read more »

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RCMP Search For Armed Man in Northern Alberta After Police Dog Shot and Killed

RCMP in Alberta say they are searching for an armed and dangerous man near a provincial park in northern Alberta after he allegedly shot and killed a… Read more »

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Ford Shuffles Cabinet, Brings Back Minister Who Violated Travel Guidance

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is shuffling his cabinet, bringing back a minister who resigned last year after violating pandemic travel guidelines. Rod Phillips, who left his role… Read more »

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COVID-19 Numbers Still Too High For Manitoba’s Reopening Plan, Some Doctors Say

Some Manitoba doctors are urging the provincial government to back off its plan to reopen the economy July 1 until COVID-19 numbers drop much further. A group… Read more »

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U.S.-Canada Border Could Reopen to Fully Vaccinated Travellers July 21: Legault

The Canadian government is looking at a plan to reopen the United States border to people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Quebec Premier François Legault said… Read more »

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Deer Attack in Southeastern B.C. Leaves Woman Cut, Battered and Bruised

A British Columbia woman says she needed hospital treatment for injuries including gashes and deep bruises after being attacked by a deer defending its fawn. Liz Royer… Read more »

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Ontario Still Offering Option of AstraZeneca as Second Shot After New NACI Guidance

Ontario says those who got a first shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can still opt to get it as their second dose. The province’s position comes… Read more »

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Kenney to Deliver Update With Alberta on Cusp of Dropping all COVID-19 Restrictions

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will deliver an update today on COVID-19 health rules, with the province on the cusp of fully reopening its economy. Kenney has said… Read more »

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Restrictions at U.S. Border to Remain in Place Until End of July, Blair Says

Travel restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border will remain in place for at least another month. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the American and Canadian governments are… Read more »

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Enter to Win: The First-Ever Canada Day Contest by Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage has announced the first-ever Canada Day Contest as part of the official Canada Day Celebrations. Canada Day celebrations usually held with much pomp and splendour… Read more »

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Kingston to Remove Sir John A. MacDonald Statue From Park, School to Remove His Name

A statue of Sir John A. Macdonald will be removed from a park in his hometown of Kingston, Ont., while his name will be taken off a… Read more »

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From Hotdogs to Hockey, Quebec Hopes to Entice 18-to-39 Age Group to Get Vaccinated

With demand for first doses of COVID-19 vaccine lagging among the 18-to-39 age group, Quebec health officials are hoping incentives such as free hotdogs and the promise… Read more »

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AstraZeneca Second Dose ‘Good Choice’ Despite Federal Guidance: B.C.’s Top Doctor

British Columbia’s top doctor says there is no wrong choice for a second COVID-19 vaccine dose despite recommendations from a federal panel that those who first got… Read more »

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Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Now Preferred Second Dose for AstraZeneca Recipients: NACI

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says it is now recommending people who got the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine first should get Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for their second shot…. Read more »

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Rule Changes Allow For Delivery of Non-Medical Marijuana in British Columbia

British Columbia’s legal cannabis operators will be allowed to deliver directly to buyers starting on July 15. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth says the government wants to… Read more »

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Alberta Confirms Two Patient Deaths From COVID-19 Delta Variant at Calgary Hospital

A health spokesman says two patients at Calgary’s Foothills hospital have died from the Delta variant of COVID-19 — and one had been fully immunized. Kerry Williamson… Read more »

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One Million Chickens Euthanized During Labour Dispute at Quebec Slaughterhouse

A labour dispute at a slaughterhouse near Quebec City has resulted in one million chickens being euthanized in recent weeks. Negotiations resumed today between the Exceldor co-operative… Read more »

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Joshua Whitehead’s Indigiqueer Novel ‘Jonny Appleseed’ Optioned for the Screen

Joshua Whitehead’s celebrated debut novel “Jonny Appleseed” has been optioned for the screen. Stories First, an Indigenous-owned and -operated production company based in Vancouver, says it has… Read more »

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More Ontarians Can Book Accelerated 2nd Dose Appointments Starting Next Week

More Ontario residents will be able to book earlier second shots of a COVID-19 vaccine next week as the province prepares to receive millions of doses this… Read more »

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Calgary Stampede: Experience the Best in Country Music as Nashville North Returns For 2021 Edition

Get ready for 10 days and 10 nights of foot-stompin’, heart pumpin’ and two-steppin’ sound, as Calgary Stampede has announced the lineup for the 2021 Nashville North… Read more »

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COVID-19 Vaccination Rates on the Prairies Grow Slowly After Rush of Keeners

The rush to get initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the Prairies appears to be weakening — not stalling but definitely slowing down — with the rate… Read more »