Death toll climbs to 346 in Waterloo Region as 4 more deaths reported Wednesday
Waterloo Public Health reported four new COVID-19-related deaths on Wednesday, lifting the death toll in the area to 346, including 33 victims in January.
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Ontario’s next election campaign is coming to your smartphone
Ontario’s June 2 election campaign will be contested heavily in the digital arena on smartphones thanks to the uncertainties around COVID-19.
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Little Ray’s hopes fundraiser will cover shortfalls as pandemic threatens Hamilton reptile centre
A local animal rescue and education centre is trying to raise $500,000 to keep the lights on.
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Police arrest suspect in unprovoked Tim Hortons stabbing
David Richard Morin, 27, was arrested near Granville and Helmcken Streets Tuesday afternoon. He remains in custody after a court appearance Wednesday.
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ROMA conference highlights rural opportunities, Minister Steve Clark offers $28 million to help
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An outraged Peter Dinklage is right to question why Disney is remaking ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’
By casting Rachel Zegler in the lead, Disney signalled it’s open to a total reimagining. That frees up new creative possibilities for the dwarves. Or maybe Disney should just scrap this remake.
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Federal government to invest $15M for home energy retrofits in Kingston, Ont.
Kingston, Ont., will receive $15 million to launch a residential energy retrofit program in hopes of reducing pollution while helping homeowners save money.
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Junior hockey: Rockets edge Royals, Vipers clip Centennials
At Victoria on Tuesday night, Pavel Novak scored the only goal in the shootout as the Rockets edged the Royals 4-3.
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B.C. has recorded a ‘few cases’ of the Omicron subvariant, province confirms
More than 10,000 cases of the Omicron subvariant have been reported in 47 countries, but so far, just 51 cases of the BA.2 variant have been detected in Canada.
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Snowboarder Laurie Blouin’s secret weapon: The music of Shania Twain
In Beijing, Blouin will draw on two decades of hard work and hard knocks. That and those three little words: “Let's go, girls.“ The post Snowboarder Laurie Blouin’s secret weapon: The music of Shania Twain appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Canadian auto production hit lowest level since 1967 last year amid chip shortage
DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says Canada produced just over 1.1 million light vehicles last year for the lowest level of production since 1967.
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Fab five: Treat yourself this Valentine's Day
Even if you’re not shopping for a Valentine’s Day gift or piece to wear, per se, check out these five lovely baubles.
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10 takeout ideas for Lunar New Year in Vancouver
Many restaurants have set meals to take out for Lunar New Year because of COVID-19.
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Anthony Gismondi: How to search for sale wines at B.C. Liquors Stores
The sales don't line up with regular monthly dates but rather with one of a dozen sale periods.
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Style Q&A: Vancouver jewelry designer creates 'elevated' pieces for every body
Zaleska Jewelry is a size-inclusive jewelry brand, founder says.
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B.C.: 15 bestselling books for the week of Jan. 22
Compiled by the Association of Book Publishers of B.C.
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International: 30 bestselling books for the week of Jan. 22
Compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales statistics from over 250 Canadian independent book stores. 
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Q&A: Garage-rock band L.A. Witch bringing its rich brew to four-act gig at Rickshaw
L.A. Witch conjures up punk, garage and psychedelic sounds. The band brings Sexorexia, I Wanna Lose, Fire Starter and other reverb-drenched rockers to Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre.
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It may take more than a superhero to save movie theatres
Record-breaking performance of Spider-Man: No Way Home has provided booster-shot of optimism to pandemic-wounded theatres.
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Strange Breed brings its own style to pop punk
Vancouver all-female LGBTQ2-plus quartet Strange Breed is out to challenge conventions.
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Canada’s big-city mayors call on federal government for transit funding
The Big City Mayors' Caucus of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities released a statement Wednesday asking the Liberals to cover transit shortfalls for the year.
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Quebec linguist Jean-Claude Corbeil dies at 89
Corbeil played a major role in the implementation of Quebec's linguistic policies.
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Guelph man accused of stealing $600 worth of ‘Magic: The Gathering’ cards
Guelph police say a 23-year-old man is facing charges in connection with four thefts involving Magic: The Gathering playing cards. 
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COVID-19: HKPR reports 20 in hospital with 10 in ICU; active lab-confirmed cases over 400
As of noon Wednesday, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reported 10 hospitalized cases of COVID-19 with eight identifying COVID-19 as the 'primary cause of admission.'
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Man accused of murdering Oakville senior in unprovoked attack pleads guilty
A Brampton, Ont., man pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of 91-year-old Edmund Ferrari just as his trial was about to begin at a Milton virtual court hearing on Wednesday.
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CSQ announces scholarships for Indigenous high school students
The deadline for candidacies is May 1. The winners will be announced on June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day.
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‘Booster hesitancy’: Poll shows growing rifts between double vaxxed and boosted Canadians
About 41 per cent of Canadians over the age of 18 have opted for a COVID-19 booster as of Jan. 15, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
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Former N.S. fugitive found in Latin America granted day parole for 2011 shooting death
Steven Douglas Skinner was handed an 11-year prison sentence for manslaughter in September 2019 in the April 2011 death of Stacey Adams in Lake Echo, N.S.
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