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‘Horrific:’ Witness Says Alberta Doctor Slain While Working in Red Deer Medical Clinic

A witness to a fatal attack at a central Alberta medical clinic says the victim was her family doctor. The assault happened at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic in Red Deer… Read more »

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New York Rangers Win NHL Draft Lottery

The New York Rangers have won the NHL draft lottery. The club had a 12.5 per cent shot of securing the top pick in the second phase… Read more »

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More COVID Cases Among Manitoba Maple Leaf Meat Plant Staff, but No Closure Planned

Manitoba’s top doctor says stricter regional restrictions are possible as a cluster of COVID-19 cases in the province’s second-largest city grew to 64, with more than a third them… Read more »

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New Brunswick Premier Proposes Set Election Date Deal to Opposition Parties

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs is proposing that he and the leaders of the opposition parties sign a formal agreement not to trigger an election until 2022… Read more »

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Rent-Relief Program Becomes New Front in Fight Between Liberals, Opposition

The federal Liberal government is defending its decision to have the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. oversee a rent-relief program for small businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Canada ‘Deeply Concerned’ by Crackdown in Belarus, Says Champagne

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada is “deeply concerned” by a violent crackdown following presidential elections in Belarus. Dozens of people have been injured and thousands detained… Read more »

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Ottawa Sets Minimum Unemployment Rate at 13.1 Per Cent for EI Calculation

The federal government has temporarily set a minimum unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent to calculate employment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those people living in… Read more »

Quebec Makes Masks Mandatory for Students Grade 5 and Up, Except in Classrooms

Quebec Makes Masks Mandatory for Students Grade 5 and Up, Except in Classrooms

Quebec’s updated back-to-school plan requires students in Grade 5 and up to wear masks in all common areas of school buildings, except classrooms. Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge said today… Read more »

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Black People ‘Disproportionately’ Arrested, Struck, Shot by Police, Report Finds

Ontario’s human rights commission has found that Black people in Toronto are “disproportionately” arrested, charged and subjected to use of force by the city’s police force. In… Read more »

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People in Small Manitoba Town Mourning After Well-Liked Teens Killed by Tornado

People in a small town in southwestern Manitoba are trying to cope with the loss of a young couple killed by a tornado that touched down on a… Read more »

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Researchers Find Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to Greater Risk of Autism

A new study links cannabis use in pregnancy to a greater risk of autism. Researchers including experts from the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa reviewed… Read more »

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Oilers 50/50 Raffle Delayed as Team Resolves Errors, Offers Refunds

A record-setting Edmonton Oilers 50/50 draw won’t have a winner for several more days as officials work out problems with the online raffle. The community foundation said all tickets… Read more »

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Background Performers Worry They’re Being Replaced by Mannequins on Film and TV Sets

Paula Spurr is used to being herded together with co-workers on the job. As a background performer in film and TV, the Burnaby, B.C., actress has been packed… Read more »

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Dockworkers Launch Port Strike in Montreal, Shutting Down Terminals

Dockworkers at the Port of Montreal launched a strike Monday morning. The longshore worker’s union failed to reach an agreement with the Maritime Employers Association despite discussions that… Read more »

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Windsor-Essex Moving Into Stage 3 of Ontario’s Reopening Plan on Wednesday

The Windsor-Essex region will join the rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan on Wednesday. The provincial government made the announcement this morning…. Read more »

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Drive Thru Pumpkin Sculptures Coming to GTA this Halloween Season

This Halloween season, witness magnificent works of pumpkin artistry coming at Pumpkins After Dark! Over 150 one-of-a-kind pumpkin sculptures, displayed with a showcase of jack-o-lanterns, will light… Read more »

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Columbus Blue Jackets Shut Out Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 to Win Series 3-2 and Send Toronto Packing

The Maple Leafs fired blanks when it mattered most — and ran out of miracles. Now Toronto’s talented, high-powered roster has a long time to contemplate what might have… Read more »

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Liberals Turn Over Thousands of Pages on We Decision, Lawyers Now Vetting Docs

The federal Liberal government has handed over thousands of pages of documents related to the WE controversy to a House of Commons committee, which lawyers are now vetting for personal information and cabinet secrets.

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Who Can Dismiss the Governor General? A Look at Protocols and Possibilities

With Gov. Gen. Julie Payette finding herself the focus of intensifying public scrutiny following reports about expensive personal renovations at Rideau Hall and alleged mistreatment of current and former staff, renewed interest has been sparked… Read more »

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Edmonton Oilers’ Record-Setting 50/50 Raffle of $15 Million Pot Remains in Limbo

The Edmonton Oilers’ record-setting online 50/50 raffle from Friday with a total estimated pot of more than $15 million remained in limbo on Saturday as officials attempted to… Read more »

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Alberta Orders 1.7M Reusable Masks For Schools From Old Navy and IFR

Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange says Alberta has placed procurement order for reusable masks for students and staff for the 2020-21 school year. Adriana LaGrange said… Read more »

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Suspect Accused of Driving Through Pedestrian Zone in Downtown Montreal Arrested

Montreal police say they’re looking for a rogue driver who drove through a pedestrian-only zone today on Ste-Catherine Street in downtown Montreal, injuring two people.

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Two Dead in Manitoba After RCMP Believe Tornado Threw Their Vehicle

A tornado that killed two teens when it threw their vehicle into a Manitoba field surprised even those in the area who are accustomed to violent weather,… Read more »

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Large Tornado Touches Down in Southwestern Manitoba

Environment Canada said it’s investigating a large tornado that touched down in southwestern Manitoba, which a witness said flipped vehicles, snapped trees and downed power lines. The weather… Read more »