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Honda Canada Recalls 53,770 Odyssey, Passport and Pilot Vehicles

Honda Canada is recalling 53,770 vehicles for repair. The recall in Canada covers 2018 to 2020 Honda Odysseys, 2019 to 2020 Honda Passports and 2019 to 2021… Read more »

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New Obesity Guidelines Focus on Root Causes, Bias Against Overweight Patients

New guidelines for treating obesity stress the need to focus on root causes rather than weight loss alone. That means working with patients to understand the “context and… Read more »

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Surface of Mars Shows Scars of Glaciers Just Like Canada’s High Arctic: Study

The deep valleys scarred into the surface of Mars under thick sheets of ice show that the planet once mirrored the Canadian High Arctic, says a new… Read more »

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Trying to Avoid Mass Transit? Here’s How to Buy a Bike Without Breaking the Bank

Like many Canadians, Lindsay Bliek and her children have spent a lot of time cycling recreationally under lockdown. In fact, the Calgary−based cycling blogger recently started plotting new routes… Read more »

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Air Passenger Advocacy Group Asks Top Court to Hear Ticket Refund Case

An advocacy group is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear a case on passenger refunds as frustration over flights cancelled due to the COVID−19 pandemic… Read more »

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Windsor-Essex to Stay in Stage 2 Given COVID Infections of Farmworkers

The Ontario government says Windsor−Essex will remain in Stage 2 of the province’s COVID−19 reopening strategy for the time being. While the rest of the province has… Read more »

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When and Where to See 2020 Perseid Meteor Shower

What is it: When Earth crosses the orbit of Swift-Tuttle, a comet that orbits the Sun every 133 years, the debris cloud of Swift-Shuttle hit Earth’s atmosphere. The… Read more »

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COVID-19 Conspiracies Creating a ‘Public Health Crisis’ in Canada, Experts Say

Researchers say conspiracy theories around COVID-19 are spreading at an alarming rate across the country — and they warn that misinformation shared online may lead to devastating consequences and push Canadians to shun important safety measures.

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NHL Hit With Criticism Over English-Only Version of “O Canada” on Saturday

The National Hockey League says it presented an English−only version of the Canadian national anthem on Saturday night because the Montreal Canadiens were considered the road team in… Read more »

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Leave Your Deets When Dining: Restaurants Taking Personal Info to Trace COVID-19

As COVID−19 restrictions ease and restaurants start to welcome customers back, one thing Canadians may soon have to get used to is providing their personal information before… Read more »

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July 31: Ontario Ticket Holder Claims Friday Night’s $70 Million Lotto Max Jackpot

This will certainly be a long weekend to remember for at least one Lotto Max player in Thornhill, Ontario. The lone winning ticket for Friday night’s whopping $70… Read more »

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Ryan Reynolds Launches Training Program to Boost Inclusivity on His Next Film

Ryan Reynolds is using his Hollywood star power to launch an on−set film production diversity program for marginalized communities. The Vancouver−born “Deadpool” actor has announced plans for the… Read more »

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Federal Documents Say Huawei’s Meng Lied, Supporting Her Extradition to U.S.

Documents from lawyers for Canada’s attorney general say a series of witnesses will prove Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou lied to HSBC bank about the company’s relationship’s with Skycom in Iran…. Read more »

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These are the New Rules For Restaurants in Toronto During Stage 3

Toronto is now in Stage 3 and restaurants are permitted to open for indoor dine-in with new safety measures. The city of Toronto has set out the… Read more »

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Ontario Sets New Rules for Restaurants as Toronto, Peel Region Enter Stage 3

Restaurants and bars across Ontario must now keep records of their clients to help track any possible spread of COVID−19, officials said Friday as Toronto and Peel Region joined… Read more »

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Costco Launches Same-day Grocery Delivery Across Canada; Membership Not Required

Costco has partnered with Instcart and has launched same-day delivery from 76 Costco warehouses across Canada. Canadians can shop online from Costco’s wide assortment of items including… Read more »

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Royal Canadian Navy Enters New Era by Welcoming Long-Awaited Arctic Warship Into Fleet

The Royal Canadian Navy is poised to enter a new era by taking possession of the first armed warship under the federal government’s multibillion−dollar shipbuilding plan, and the first built for Arctic military operations in decades.

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Trudeau Says Feds Will Create EI-Like Benefit for Gig, Contract Workers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government plans to move out−of−work Canadians into the employment insurance system and provide parallel support for millions set to exhaust emergency pandemic aid who… Read more »

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Canada Resuming Passport Services: You can Now Get In-person Appointment for Passport Application if Travel Within 30 Days

The government of Canada has resumed some passport services and Canadians can now apply for a passport by mail and can also request for in-person appointments if… Read more »

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COVID Alert: Canadians Can Now Download New COVID-19 Exposure-Alert Smartphone App

Canadians can now begin downloading a voluntary smartphone app meant to warn users they’ve been near someone who tests positive for COVID−19. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says… Read more »

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Air Canada Loses $1.75 Billion as CEO Demands Looser Travel Restrictions

Air Canada suffered a $1.75−billion loss last quarter as revenues plummeted amid travel restrictions and a collapse in demand stemming from the COVID−19 pandemic. Passenger revenues at… Read more »

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Economy Grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada Says

Statistics Canada says the economy grew by 4.5 per cent in May as businesses began to reopen after severe lockdowns of March and April. The average economist… Read more »

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Salmonella Cases in Western and Central Canada Linked to U.S.-Grown Red Onions

Health authorities are warning consumers in Central and Western Canada to avoid eating red onions imported from the U.S. that have been linked to a salmonella outbreak…. Read more »

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PHAC: Do Not Eat Red Onions Imported from U.S. Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Public Health Agency of Canada is asking Canadians to throw away or return red onions imported from the USA due to possible Salmonella contamination. PHAC says as of… Read more »