Omicron peaking in some countries, but no one is ‘out of the woods yet’: WHO
Peaks in Omicron infections in some countries may be a sign of good news, but no one is out from under COVID-19's grip yet, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
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Manitoba COVID-19 hospitalizations reach 620, 48 in ICU
Hospitalizations of Manitobans who have contracted COVID-19 have reached 620 people. A 19-person increase Tuesday brings the province to 620 COVID patients in hospital, and three more people have died. Manitoba ICUs currently stand at 47 people with the virus, up two from Monday, public health officials said. Those 47 people make up just less...
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Quebec set to distribute Pfizer’s pill to treat COVID-19, but with limited availability
Quebec authorities are getting ready to distribute Pfizer's COVID-19 antiviral pill Paxlovid to the population, but there will be 'very limited quantity' in the first few months.
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Hamilton ER’s see rise in heart attacks following snowstorm
Hamilton Health Sciences say emergency rooms across Hamilton saw a significant increase in heart attacks Monday, following the blizzard that swept through Southwestern Ontario.
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Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update for Albertans Tuesday afternoon
Dr. Deena Hinshaw is expected to provide a COVID-19 update for Albertans at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Her news conference will be streamed live in this post.
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Manitoba grand chief says $85.5M settlement for flood damage is fair
The grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says the latest court settlement for property owners affected by devastating flooding more than a decade ago is fair.
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Singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet, 37, found dead in Quebec City
Quebec City police said Tuesday officers found Ouellet's body in a building Monday night in the La Cité-Limoilou borough.
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Jumpstart commits to funding Saskatoon basketball project
Jumpstart is providing a gift-in-kind to Hoist the Hoops for the design and construction of a multi-court basketball facility in Saskatoon.
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Quebec health care needs overhaul, unions tell CHSLDs inquest
"We cannot take care of our elderly when our health system is itself sick."
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Sentencing hearing for Calgary man convicted of murder in Ivy Wick’s death further delayed
Justin Bennett was convicted last year in the beating death of Ivy Wick. He told court he is still waiting to get approval from legal aid to hire a new lawyer.
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London, Ont. police appeal for dashcam video in fatal crash investigation
The crash happened in the area of Southdale Road and Nixon Drive around 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 6, London, Ont., police say. One driver died and the other remains in hospital.
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Announcement on Ontario COVID restrictions coming this week, official says
The Ontario government will make an announcement on COVID-19 restrictions in the province sometime this week, a government source says. 
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Quebec schools reopen: 'It's time for the kids to come back'
Acknowledging there won't be zero risk of COVID spread, many parents and teachers were cautious but upbeat about the return to school.
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Canadiens place Cole Caufield and Joel Armia in COVID-19 protocol
Both players have struggled on the ice this season with only one goal each.
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Ontario mother sentenced to house arrest for death of child who drowned in Grand River
Michelle Hanson, the mother of 3-year-old Kaden Young who drowned after Hanson drove around a barrier on a washed out road, has been given a sentence to be served in the community.
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Large section of Trans-Canada Highway closed in B.C.’s Southern Interior
DriveBC is reporting a lengthy closure along the Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.'s Interior, with the closure stretching from east of Sicamous to Golden, a total distance of 188.1 km.
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Child care centres concerned about limited N95 mask supply from Ontario government
The heads of some child-care centres in Ontario say they've received limited supplies of N95 masks from the government and no indication as to when they will be replenished.
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Guelph Nighthawks bring back head coach Charles Kissi for 2022 season
The Guelph Nighthawks are bring back head coach and general manager Charles Kissi for the 2022 season.
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CafeTO program registration opens for Toronto restaurants looking to extend patios
Registration for the CafeTO program that allows restaurants to have patio space on sidewalks and curb lanes is open until Saturday, April 2 at 11:59 p.m.
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Laval's Fernandez ousted, Auger-Aliassime advances at Australian Open
Qualifier capitalizes on 30 unforced errors to bounce No. 23 seed Fernandez, while Auger-Aliassime needs five sets to beat Finn Ruusuvuori.
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Kitchener man killed after being struck by shuttle bus in Wellesley
Waterloo Regional Police say one man is dead and several other people are injured after a collision involving a shuttle bus in Wellesley early Tuesday morning.
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Grocery stores could close if labour, product shortages worsen: experts
Grocery stores are struggling with rising labour and product shortages that experts warn could threaten Canada's food security.
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Two men arrested after home invasion and kidnapping in Laval
Shots were fired inside the house and a 26-year-old woman was abducted, but quickly found by police.
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Queen’s professor wins Polanyi Prize in Chemistry
A Queen's University chemistry professor has been awarded for her work in advancing new methods and software that will improve efficiency in molecular design.
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Man charged with assault after reaching for strangers' baby, picking fights
Police were called to the intersection of Sixth Street and Carnarvon at about 7:45 p.m. on Friday.
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Homebuilding slows as housing supply hits record low in Canada, data shows
The pace of home building slowed from November to December in Canada as the number of homes on the market also dropped to record lows.
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Mother of Kaden Young, boy who drowned in Grand River, sentenced to house arrest
Michelle Hanson managed to get Kaden Young out of the car, but lost her grip when the Grand River washed him away on Feb. 21, 2018, near Orangeville Ont.
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Calgary man charged with sexual assault of disabled person
Calgary police say a 50-year-old man who had been employed as a supportive roommate was charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation of a disabled person on Monday.
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Anti-mask protester represents himself, appears maskless via video in court
"I am trying to find someone who can save my skin," the 43-year-old former teacher said.
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Ontario has more than 4,000 people in hospital testing positive for COVID
The province is reporting 4,183 people hospitalized due to COVID, a nearly eight per cent increase from Monday’s numbers.
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No evidence healthy kids, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters, WHO chief scientist says
The World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Tuesday there was currently no evidence that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
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Ontario mother given 2-year conditional sentence in death of 3-year-old son swept into Grand River
The mother of an Ontario boy who died after he was swept into the Grand River in Ontario in 2018 has been given a two-year conditional sentence.
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