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Ontario Border Rules Limiting Travel From Quebec, Manitoba Expire Today

Ontario’s borders with Quebec and Manitoba fully reopen today. A provincial order restricting interprovincial travel between those provinces expired at midnight. The regulation was introduced in April… Read more »

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Edward Burtynsky, Director X Among Artists In Luminato Festival Toronto Lineup

Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, filmmaker Director X and theatre artist Christine Brubaker are among the artists set to present original works at the Luminato Festival Toronto this… Read more »

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Premiers Announce Regional Travel to Resume in Much of Atlantic Canada June 23

Three out of four Atlantic provinces announced this morning they will lift border restrictions and open to travel from across the region beginning next week. Nova Scotia,… Read more »

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CFL to Kick Off 2021 Regular-season Schedule With Winnipeg-hamilton Grey Cup Rematch

The CFL has scheduled a Grey Cup rematch for its return. The CFL unveiled its 14-game regular season Tuesday, a day after the board of governors voted… Read more »

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Ontario Commits $10 Million To Investigate Burial Sites At Residential Schools

Ontario is committing $10 million to identify, investigate and commemorate burial sites on the grounds of former residential schools in the province. The money will also go… Read more »

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Saint John, N.B., City Council Scraps ‘Offensive’ Indiantown Neighbourhood Name

The new city council in Saint John, N.B., voted Monday to get rid of the name “Indiantown” for a north end neighbourhood. The move was recommended in… Read more »

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12+ COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccination Clinics in Scarborough

As part of the Ontario government’s plan to vaccinate residents aged 12 and above in hot spot neighbourhoods, Scarborough Health Network and East Toronto Health Partners will… Read more »

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Some Long-wear Makeup Linked To Toxins Harmful To Health And Environment, Study Says

The secret ingredient to some long-lasting makeup looks could be toxins that pose long-term hazards to human and environmental health, suggests a new study by University of… Read more »

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Canadian Snowbirds to Flypast Over London on June 15th

The Canadian Snowbirds has announced that they will be doing a flypast over London today. The Snowbirds will be flying over in commemoration of those who died… Read more »

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Alberta Opens COVID-19 Lottery; 48,000 More First Doses Needed to Lift Health Rules

Premier Jason Kenney says 48,000 more Albertans must step up for a first dose of COVID vaccine to fully lift health restrictions, and hopes his new lottery… Read more »

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How to Register For Alberta’s Open for Summer Vaccine Lottery

Over the weekend, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced “Open for Summer Vaccine Lottery”, a 3 million-dollar lottery in a bid to encourage more residents to get a… Read more »

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Wilmot Township, West of Kitchener, Cancels Canada Day Festivities

A township in Waterloo Region says it has decided to cancel Canada Day festivities this year. Wilmot Township says it made the decision in light of the… Read more »

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Plans For Calgary Stampede Include Reduced Attendance, COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Officials with the Calgary Stampede say reduced daily attendance and enhanced COVID-19 protocols to keep visitors safe will be in place if the event goes ahead. They… Read more »

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British Columbia to Move to Step 2 on June 15th, Travel Restrictions Lifted

British Columbia is taking its next forward steps to reopening the province by relaxing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on indoor activities, gatherings and travel within the province starting… Read more »

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Frustration in Ontario Over Lack of Spots For 2nd Covid-19 Vaccinations

Residents in one of Ontario’s COVID-19 hot spots expressed frustration Monday at their inability to book vaccinations close to home amid a crush of demand after the… Read more »

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Terror Charges Laid Against Man Accused In London Attack Against Muslim Family

A vehicle attack against a Muslim family in southwestern Ontario that left four dead and one seriously injured was an act of terrorism, prosecutors argued Monday as… Read more »

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Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day Rather Than St. John’s Days, Says Council

Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city will no longer celebrate St. John’s Days, and council is asking residents to observe National Indigenous Peoples Day instead. In a release… Read more »

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Storied Music Venue Massey Hall to Reopen in November With Lightfoot, Sainte-Marie

Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Broken Social Scene are among the artists set to perform at a renovated Massey Hall when the historic Toronto music venue reopens… Read more »

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Quebec Lowers Pandemic Alert For Some Regions, Including Montreal And Quebec City

Quebec reported 123 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, a ninth consecutive day with fewer than 200 new infections, as the province once again relaxed COVID-19 restrictions…. Read more »

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Trial Begins for Linda O’Leary, Charged in 2019 Boat Crash That Killed Two People

A trial has begun for Linda O’Leary – the wife of celebrity businessman Kevin O’Leary – who is charged in a boat crash that killed two people…. Read more »

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List of COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Toronto

Here is the list of COVID-19 vaccination sites in Toronto. Appointments are only available to groups identified by the province and the city of Toronto. **This article… Read more »

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More Ontarians Now Eligible For Earlier Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

More Ontarians will be able to book an accelerated second dose of COVID-19 vaccine starting today. Those who received a first jab of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can… Read more »

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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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Alberta Launches COVID Vaccine Lottery With Million-Dollar Prizes to Encourage Uptake

Alberta is launching a multimillion-dollar lottery in a bid to encourage more residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Premier Jason Kenney unveiled some details of the “Open… Read more »