7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Peru, destroys historic church

The earthquake took place at 5:52 a.m. Sunday local time (1052 GMT). While it was extremely strong, it was relatively deep, measured at 112 kilometers.
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‘Substantial’ Lethbridge Family Services donation to help reduce counselling wait times
'Wait times since the beginning of COVID have pretty much doubled, and we've gone to at times needing to triage families, which is absolutely unacceptable.'
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Trudeau says ‘very small, very angry’ trucker convoy is trying to ‘lash out’
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's concerned about the potential for violence during this weekend's planned protest on Parliament Hill by truckers.
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COVID-19: B.C. hospitalizations still hovering under 1,000, 9 more deaths reported
Health officials said there were 990 positive cases in B.C. hospitals, an overnight increase of 13, along with 141 cases in critical or intensive care.
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Man dead after being struck by vehicle in Etobicoke
Emergency crews were called to the scene at Islington Avenue and The Queensway shortly after 3 p.m. Friday after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle.
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Winnipeg city council to review protocol after councillor attends virtual meeting while driving
Winnipeg city council will be reviewing and updating protocols surrounding virtual participation in council proceedings after a councillor joined a virtual meeting while driving.
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Calgary teen with Down syndrome launches pop-up western wear shop
Wyatt Smuszko,16, has been thrifting and collecting donations of used western wear with a plan to open a pop-up shop in Calgary ahead of the Stampede. Michael King reports.
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CFL veteran SirVincent Rogers signs 1-day contract to retire as a Redblack
Offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers has signed a one-day contract with the Ottawa Redblacks so he may retire as a member of the team.
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Researchers predict risk of long COVID with patients' blood
A new study has identified an antibody ‘signature’ in COVID-19 patients’ blood that can be used to predict long-term complications. Other risk factors include severe initial symptoms and a previous history of asthma.
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As trucker convoy rolls into Ottawa, media faces criticism from right-leaning politicians
Conservative leaders like Andrew Scheer, Pierre Poilievre and Scott Moe have recently criticized media’s reporting of issues like the trucker protest and COVID-19.
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Bodies of family that froze to death trying to cross border may not return to India
A relative of a family that froze to death in Manitoba while trying to cross the United States border says it's expected the bodies will not be flown home to India for a funeral.
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Dry January: Alberta farmers appeal for help as feed supply dwindles
Alberta cattle producers say 2022 seems to have begun much the same way the 2021 season ended. Whether bracing against the bitter cold, or a chinook wind, conditions are dry.
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Saskatchewan commuters facing highway closures, extreme winter driving
More than 10,000 vehicles travel on Highway 1 between Regina and Moose Jaw on a daily basis. A section of highway that has been closed three times already this winter.
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Metro Vancouver welcomes the Year of the Tiger
Even as physical distancing precautions continue, the spirit of Lunar New Year blazes on
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‘Freedom Convoy’ leader shared symbol of far-right hate group on TikTok
Dave Steenburg has called for calm and respect from protesters in other posts.
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Witness in murder trial describes Rocco Sollecito's final moments
Dominico Scarfo is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder.
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Wetaskiwin to close homeless camp as future plans unknown
Wetaskiwin voted last week to close ``tent city'' as most, if not all, people who were living there are now using a nearby warming shelter.
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Canadian artist Tony Urquhart had a legacy of groundbreaking work: ‘He was born to create art’
Teacher, mentor and activist set industry standards that protect artists and ensure fair pay.
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Review: 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X
All-new but still old.
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Opposition calling on Alberta government to release coal reports
Justin Brattinga, a spokesperson for the premier's office, provided a statement to Global News saying the reports will be disclosed.
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City blocking of air vents used by homeless to keep warm at Hamilton city hall ’embarassing’ error
A Hamilton city spokesperson said the vent cover-up involved an error related to materials and permitting, while homeless advocates question the timing amid extreme cold warnings.
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Bulls & Bears: Canada’s soccer men heroes, NHL Coyotes zeroes on arena plans
Opinion: World Cup hopes take yet another step forward with huge 2-0 win at Honduras
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Judge orders girl to get COVID vaccination over objections of her dad
A B.C. judge has ordered that the mother of a 10-year-old Vancouver Island girl may decide in favour of vaccinating the child
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Health experts weigh in on Kenney’s hopes to lift Alberta pandemic restrictions by end of March
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he's confident that COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted by the end of March. But what do epidemiologists think of the timeline?
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Ontario Progressive Conservatives pick their 2022 candidate for Hamilton-Centre riding
Sarah Bokhari is a political scientist, academic and journalist and will take a run at winning the seat currently held by NDP leader Andrea Horwath.
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Rocket Report: 20 questions with Kelowna head coach Kris Mallette
In his third campaign as a WHL head coach, Kris Mallette has 20 wins in 34 games so far this season and is quietly positioning the Kelowna Rockets for a play-off run. This week with Kelowna on the road to take on the Victoria Royals and the Vancouver Giants, the Rocket Report goes behind the...
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'It's the sad reality': City's unhoused facing more challenges, inadequate resources
Health authority says there are enough spaces to accommodate those living on the margins, but they don't always accept help.
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As ‘Freedom convoy’ hits Ottawa, Nova Scotia moves to ward off blockade at New Brunswick border
‘Nova Scotians have no patience for highway blockades’
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Stu Cowan: Uncertainty turns to excitement for Canadiens' Rem Pitlick
“It’s not easy," he says about being placed on waivers by Minnesota. "You’re just like staring at a wall. It’s tough. Very hard mentally."
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How a Waterloo instructor helped launch Jamaica’s first Olympic alpine skier
Waterloo resident Mike Schneider responded to a Reddit query with a detailed response, a significant step in Jamaican Benjamin Alexander’s unlikely journey to the Beijing Games.
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10 Vancouver restaurants for a Lunar New Year feast
Some of the best Lunar New Year options in Metro to celebrate the Year of the Tiger
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Letter campaign aims to protect Indigenous rights, stop potential Ring of Fire development
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About 40% of January 2022 COVID-19 deaths in B.C. tied to long-term care outbreaks
There are more than 60 outbreaks of the virus in long-term care, acute care and assisted or independent living facilities across the province. 
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New Brunswick man killed in service truck crash in Alberta
The Eastern Alberta RCMP says Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is conducting an investigation into the death of the 56-year-old man from Hoyt, N.B.
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Daphne Bramham: 'Forgotten' cancer patients have long faced treatment delays
Opinion: COVID-19 has only exacerbated and amplified the problem of urgent cancer surgeries being delayed because of too few surgeons and beds.
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