Alberta launches online 50/50 draws in support of junior hockey teams

The Jackpots for Junior Hockey initiative started on Monday and will run each weekend in March.
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Man pulled from basement after fire at Toronto home dies in hospital
Emergency crews were called to Mayberry Road, near Jane Street and Sheppard Avenue West, at around 4:10 a.m. Thursday.
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Pointe-Claire mayor under fire for limiting Fairview Forest questions
Pointe-Claire citizens' group blasts Mayor John Belvedere's decision to limit number of questions on Fairview Forest at council meetings.
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5 things to know for Thursday, March 4, 2021
Canada has now administered one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 4.04 per cent of the country's population.
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Powell, Lowry do their bit but undermanned Toronto Raptors beaten handily by the Pistons
Norm Powell and Kyle Lowry, the only two regular starters available, didn't get it as the Raptors started well but predictably faded fast in a 129-105 loss to the Detroit Pistons.
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Volunteer West Island rises to the occasion as needs shift throughout the pandemic
Volunteer agency says it's facing the COVID-19 reality by introducing creative ways to continue offering its programs and services.
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Prince Philip undergoes procedure for heart condition
Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, underwent a medical procedure for a heart condition on Wednesday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement Thursday.
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Hit Quebec film La déesse des mouches à feu a bright spot of pandemic
Raw coming-of-age film waited five months for its second weekend in cinemas.
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The Storm of the Century began 50 years ago today and lasted for days
We called it an "inferno of snow."
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Winnipeg Jets at Canadiens: Five things you should know
When Carey Price faced the Jets last Thursday, he gave up five goals on 29 shots and he'll be looking for a measure of redemption.
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Montreal weather: Bright and cool, with snow this evening
A quick look at the day's forecast along with a reader's #ThisMtl picture and a daily quotation
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Mantioba’s new apprenticeship changes come too little too late: industry experts
New changes designed to shorten the amount of time it takes to amend Manitoba's apprenticeship programs are being welcomed, but some have concerns about other moves made recently.
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Brownstein: Our tummies talk loudest in pandemic-driven polls
But when the numbers are broken down along linguistic lines in Montreal, they tell an intriguing and contrasting story, with 80 per cent of francophones most eager to dine out as opposed to only 50 per cent of non-francophones.
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Musical Moment: TSO Percussionist John Rudolph explores his connection to music with a ‘Partita’ by Bach, played on the marimba
For John, as for many musicians, each day he practises Bach brings a new appreciation for and insight into the music.
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More than 200,000 Canadian women are now long-term unemployed — how will we find them jobs?
Women have lost many more jobs than men since the beginning of COVID-19, according to a new RBC report. Experts warn there will be long-term fallout unless we find a solution quickly.
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Food writer Pay Chen reminisces about growing up as an immigrant restaurant kid
As her parents shutter their decades-long stall at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, Pay Chen recalls how a childhood surrounded by local food growers and makers unexpectedly shaped her career.
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Toronto chef Trevor Lui, author of ‘The Double Happiness Cookbook’, details the art of noodle soup
For his new book of feel-good recipes, Trevor Lui created ramen with L.A. kalbi, the ultimate meal for his daughter Lil’ C. Here’s how to make it — or any noodle soup you fancy.
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My husband is either on the phone or computer, or playing video games like a teenager. How do we bond again? Ask Ellie
Insist on mealtime and cleaning being a family effort with everyone given a task. Urge outdoor winter activities on weekends with the whole family if possible, says Ellie.
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Take a flavour trip with these quirky imported snacks
Try everything from German sour spaghetti to popular-in-Korea yogurt gummies.
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Craig Pike, founder of the lineup-worthy Craig’s Cookies, shares his sweet success story
With a new Leslieville shop set to open this April, the self-taught Toronto baker looks back on his life in irresistible cookies.
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Steve Paikin: Canada’s free-speech deficit may be holding our democracy back
As someone who makes his living trying to get people to engage in conversations on the big issues of our time, this phenomenon greatly concerns me.
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‘Hey, you’re getting a bit too close’: Pearson airport adds safety alert devices to its pandemic arsenal
Proximity detectors worn by Pearson airport employees sound alert when wearer comes within two metres of another wearer, and can help with contact tracing.
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Why Ethiopia's deadly Tigray crisis is growing
Ethiopia's government is under growing pressure to allow the world to see firsthand what has occurred in its embattled Tigray region as its Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister rejects 'partisan interventions.'
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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario could be headed to third lockdown due to variants, projections show; Health Canada preparing for quick approval of boosters: chief medical adviser
Also, regulators in the U.K. have announced new rules to fast-track the development of modified vaccines to ensure drugmakers can move swiftly to target variants.
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One man dead in early morning house fire in North York
The house caught fire Thursday morning on Mayberry Road, near Sheppard Avenue West and Jane Street.
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Bourelle to run for mayor again in Beaconsfield
Georges Bourelle is seeking a third mandate as Beaconsfield mayor to see the Reimagined Space project at Centennial Park realized.
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Survivors, NGOs call for criminal investigation into porn giant MindGeek
More than 100 survivors of sexual exploitation along with hundreds of non-governmental organizations are urging Ottawa to pursue a 'full criminal investigation' into Pornhub's parent company.
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Three years after Broncos bus crash, Logan Boulet still inspiring organ donation
Six people across Canada benefited from Boulet's organs and the Logan Boulet Effect soon followed. Nearly 147,000 Canadians registered to be donors in the two months after learning the player had signed his donor card.
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Researchers to study COVID-19 transmission in Vancouver schools
The study will take samples from about 2,900 teachers and staff to test for COVID-19 antibodies.
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How the women’s world hockey tournament in Halifax could be a ‘real triumph’ for city
The 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship was postponed on March 7, 2020 over mounting concerns about COVID-19.
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Enjoy it while it lasts. Modelling warns another mass lockdown may be needed to control Ontario’s looming third wave
In the worst-case scenario, Ontario could see as many as 5,000 cases per day by early April, mostly made up of new variants, according to a company specializing in disease forecasting.
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‘By all objective standards it’s a bubble’: Even realtors say accelerated prices and sales of Toronto-area homes are worrying
Unlike 2016 and 2017, the current real estate market frenzy isn’t being driven by investors.
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Chief medical adviser says Health Canada preparing for quick approval of boosters
Canada's chief medical adviser says her department is constantly receiving and reviewing any data on vaccines and COVID-19 variants and will be ready to quickly authorize needed boosters when they're available.
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Hudson’s Bay launching online marketplace, adding third-party sellers to its website
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