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Environment Canada Warns Southern Ontario to Brace for Heavy Snow

  It’s expected to be a snowy day across much of southern Ontario. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the region, including major cities Toronto… Read more »

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List of Priority Populations for Phase 1 of Ontario’s Vaccine Distribution Plan

The Ontario government has issued a memo to the province’s regional medical officers of health spelling out who’s next in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The… Read more »

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Police Investigate Dead Body Found Inside Bus Parked at Brampton School Lot

  Police in Peel Region are investigating after a dead body was found inside a damaged bus in Brampton, Ont. Peel Police were called in just before… Read more »

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N.L. Delays Election After COVID-19 Outbreak Tied to U.K. Variant

Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief electoral officer has called off all voting set for Saturday because of the province’s COVID-19 outbreak. Bruce Chaulk says voting in the provincial… Read more »

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B.C. Approves Single-Use Plastics Bans in Surrey, Nanaimo, Rossland and Esquimalt

The British Columbia government has approved single-use plastics bans in four more communities. Surrey, Nanaimo, Rossland and Esquimalt are the latest municipalities to implement bans based on… Read more »

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‘Tone Deaf’ Photo From Defence Chief Is a Reminder That ‘Talk Is Cheap’: Experts

A photo of eight white men posted to Twitter by the Canadian Armed Forces’ chief of defence staff with a message supporting diversity should be a reminder… Read more »

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$400M Available in Next Round of Funding To Clean up Inactive Alberta Oil, Gas Sites

Alberta and the federal government say another $400 million in funding is available to help clean up inactive oil and gas sites in the province. The money… Read more »

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List of 27 Ontario Health Units Moving to Grey, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green Zones on Feb 16, 2021

Eleven Ontario health units will be placed under the tightest restrictions short of a full lockdown when they return to the province’s colour-coded pandemic response framework next… Read more »

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The Show: New Doc To Offer Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Weeknd’s massive Super Bowl halftime show is taking centre stage once again in a new behind-the-scenes documentary. U.S. channel Showtime says it’s planning to release “The… Read more »

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Snowbirds in Pandemic Hot Seat With Canada’s Latest Travel Rules

The latest rules for travellers arriving in Canada are ruffling feathers among snowbirds wintering south of the border, while those who stayed home wonder why thousands opted… Read more »

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Stricter Border Controls for Travellers to Begin Feb. 22

Tighter border controls will come into effect Feb. 22, the prime minister said Friday, not to punish travellers but to try to keep everyone safe. Forcing new… Read more »

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Ontario Approves Home Games for AHL’s Toronto Marlies, Belleville Senators

  Ontario has given its two American Hockey League teams the green light to play in the province, clearing the way for the Belleville Senators and Toronto… Read more »

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Canada’s Top Doctors Warn Escalating COVID-19 Variant Spread Threatens Third Wave

Canada’s top doctors say COVID-19 infections appear to be on a downward trend but worrisome variants are posing an increasing threat to containing the pandemic. Chief Public… Read more »

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World’s Longest Hockey Game: Pucks Shatter, Blades Break as Hockey Players Face off in Bitter Cold for Cancer

Forty players are taking part in the game that will last 252 hours, to raise money for cancer research.

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Family Day Long Weekend in Ottawa: Events & Activities

Things to do during Family Day long weekend in Ottawa, including family activities, festivals, concert, sports and exhibitions.: February 12 to 15, 2021

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Ottawa Approves Air Canada’s $190-Million Transat Purchase

The federal government has approved Air Canada’s $190-million purchase of Transat A.T., with some conditions. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says the government concluded the purchase is in… Read more »

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Kenney Rejecting Regional Rules on COVID-19 for Now, Says Case Rates Won’t Allow Them

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there are no plans right now to look at varying economic restrictions based on regions. Critics, including United Conservative caucus member Drew… Read more »

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Alberta to Expand World’s Largest Connected Stretch of Boreal Forest Preserve

Alberta plans to expand the world’s largest connected stretch of boreal forest preserve. Environment Minister Jason Nixon said Thursday the province wants to protect more than 1,400… Read more »

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Alberta Goes to Court in Fight With Municipality Over Medical Emergency Dispatch

The Alberta government is going to court to stop a northern municipality from unilaterally withdrawing from the provincial medical emergency dispatch system. Alberta Health Services and Alberta… Read more »

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Several Extreme Cold Records Smashed in Saskatchewan

Environment Canada says several low-temperature records were broken across Saskatchewan as most of the province continues under extreme cold warnings with wind chill values between -40°C and… Read more »

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Ontario Postpones March Break Until Week of April 12th

Ontario is postponing March break until the week of April 12 (April 12-16, 2021) in an effort to reduce COVID-19 spread as students return to in-person classes…. Read more »

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One-Year-Old Boy Was Fatally Shot by Police in November Incident: SIU

Ontario’s police watchdog says police gunfire killed a one-year-old boy during a violent interaction between officers and his father last year. The Special Investigations Unit says it… Read more »

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Deliveries of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Canada Set to More Than Quadruple Next Week

A month-long slowdown in Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine deliveries should end next week, with the single biggest shipment of vaccines from Pfizer and BioNTech to date. Maj.-Gen. Dany… Read more »

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B.C. Sets Record For Most Overdose Deaths in a Year

British Columbia has recorded the most deaths ever in a single year due to an unnatural cause, with 1,716 lives lost to illicit drug overdoses in 2020…. Read more »