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Stars on Ice Release Cross-Canada Tour Schedule For 2021 Season

Stars on Ice have announced 2021 tour that will bring figure skating across Canada this Fall, a sure sign that life is coming back to normal after… Read more »

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Alberta Releases Interactive Map For Local Vaccine Coverage

Alberta has released an online interactive map that shows the percentage of vaccine coverage by local geographic area. The map shows: percentage of individuals who have received… Read more »

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‘Canada’s Drag Race’ Earns Victory Lap With Leading Five Canadian Screen Awards

“Canada’s Drag Race” crossed the finish line as the big winner on the first of four nights of presentations for the Canadian Screen Awards. The inaugural season… Read more »

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B.C. Residents Who Had AstraZeneca Vaccine Can Choose Second-Dose Vaccine

British Columbians who’ve had a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will have the option of choosing their second shot within a four-month interval, the provincial health officer… Read more »

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Quebec City Tunnel Beneath St. Lawrence River to Cost $7B, Take 10 Years to Build

A tunnel to be built under the St. Lawrence River connecting Quebec City and Lévis, Que., will cost $7 billion, take 10 years to complete and will… Read more »

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Snowbirds Announce Tour Continuation on Anniversary of Fatal Crash in B.C.

The Snowbirds air show flight demonstration team is soon to be in the air again trying to bring hope to Canadians. The Canadian Forces says the team… Read more »

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Alberta Sees Record Number of People in Intensive Care Beds: Health Officials

The head of Alberta Health Services says hospital staff are treating more people in intensive care units than at any other time in the province’s history. Dr…. Read more »

Alberta and Manitoba Intensive Care Units Feeling Strain of COVID-19 Cases

Alberta and Manitoba Intensive Care Units Feeling Strain of COVID-19 Cases

Health officials in Alberta and Manitoba warned Monday that they were reaching new peaks for intensive care admissions, even as more stable case counts and expanded vaccine… Read more »

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Five Belugas Doing Well After Being Moved From Marineland, American Aquarium Says

Five beluga whales from Marineland in Niagara Falls, Ont., are doing well after being moved to the U.S. over the weekend, an American aquarium said Monday. Mystic… Read more »

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Manitoba Expects to Break Record For Intensive Care Demand As COVID-19 Numbers Rise

Manitoba health officials are expecting the demand for intensive care beds to soon reach a record level due to rising COVID-19 numbers. Health officials report 120 patients,… Read more »

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You Can Now Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test at Shoppers Drug Marts in Ontario and Alberta

Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that COVID-19 screening is available to asymptomatic people in Alberta and Ontario. Rapid antigen tests are available in all Shoppers Drug Mart… Read more »

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Halifax Police Defend Ticketing of Protesters in Weekend Palestine Solidarity Event

Halifax police are defending their ticketing of Palestinian solidarity protesters Saturday, saying the measures were needed to protect the health of the community. In a news release… Read more »

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Former Federal Cabinet Minister Amarjeet Sohi Enters Race for Edmonton Mayor

A former federal Liberal cabinet minister has thrown his name into the race to be Edmonton’s next mayor. Amarjeet Sohi, who has also served as an Edmonton… Read more »

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Daniel Levy Exploring Animation, Thriller and Rom-Com Worlds Post-‘Schitt’s Creek’

Daniel Levy is exploring a variety of genres as his career soars post-“Schitt’s Creek.” The Toronto-raised co-creator and star of the hit CBC sitcom is working under… Read more »

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Porter Airlines Pushes Back Date for Flights to Begin Again to July 20

Porter Airlines is again pushing back the date it plans to restart flying. The regional airline says it now plans to resume flights on July 20. Porter… Read more »

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Four-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Hit By Car In Vaughan Driveway

Police say a four-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle alongside his sister in Vaughan, Ont., over the weekend has died. York Regional Police say the… Read more »

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Toronto to Expand Sidewalk Snow Clearing Across the City Next Winter

Toronto has announced that it plans to expand sidewalk snow clearing across the city. Toronto has about 7,300 km of sidewalk. The city of Toronto already clears… Read more »

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Heritage Minute Marks 100th Anniversary of Work to Discover Insulin

A new Heritage Minute is marking the 100th anniversary of groundbreaking research that led to the discovery of insulin. Historica Canada released the latest in its ongoing… Read more »

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COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up Clinics For 18+ Residents of Hot Spot Areas in Ajax & Pickering **Updated**

Durham Region Health Department announced April 23rd that it will start operating walk-in and rotating pop-up hot spot clinics at various locations in the Ajax and Pickering hot spot postal code areas of L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z in addition to the fixed L1S pop-up hot spot clinic located at Ajax Community Centre.

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All 18+ Ontarians Can Book COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Starting May 18th

Ontario is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again this week, opening up appointments to people as young as 18 across the province. Ontario government says booking eligibility will… Read more »

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Parts of Southern Quebec Feel 3.9-Magnitude Earthquake, No Damage Reported

People in southern Quebec woke up Monday to a tremor in the Joliette region that Earthquakes Canada says measured 3.9 on the Richter scale. No damage was… Read more »

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Boys Born Prematurely and Very Small Age Faster as Men, Study Suggests

Canadian researchers who tracked a group of men who were born prematurely at a weight of less than 2.2 pounds are finding they tend to age more… Read more »

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Canada to Get 4.5M Vaccine Doses as Questions Swirl Around Immunization Effort

Canada is set to receive a large infusion of COVID-19 vaccines this week, even as questions swirl around how the immunization drive will be affected by the… Read more »

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