B.C. government lays out $260-million, five-year plan to move away from fossil fuels

More than $50 million will be spent to attract industries to B.C. to run their businesses and reduce their carbon footprint by using hydroelectricity.
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Trudeau unveils Canada’s international proof-of-vaccination for COVID-19
The vaccine passport will show your name, date of birth, and COVID-19 vaccine history -- including which doses you got, and when you got them.
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Canada unveils international travel vaccine passport — starting Nov. 30, you won’t be able to fly without it
Federal officials say they are confident that other countries will accept the “pan-Canadian” standardized document, but that work is ongoing to ensure international partners are familiar with it.
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Edmonton-based Stantec buying Cardno’s North American and Asia Pacific engineering business
The acquisition will add about 2,750 professionals to Stantec, nearly doubling its position in Australia to 2,500 employees and increasing its presence in the United States.
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Feds say provinces will issue 'standardized' proof of vaccination for travel
Instead of issuing a singular federal national COVID-19 vaccine passport, the federal government says that each province and territory will be responsible for issuing a 'standardized pan-Canadian' vaccine passport that Canadians can use when travelling abroad. Each province's system is supposed to have a 'common' look and feel, with the expectation that by next month all Canadians will have access.
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Rogers boardroom feud: CEO says he has board’s ‘unequivocal support’
Rogers CEO says he has "strong unequivocal support" from the board of directors as the telecom company's boardroom feud emerged during a quarterly earnings call.
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U.K. police lay murder, terrorism charges in death of MP David Amess
The death of Sir David Amess, who had served in Parliament for about 40 years and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, escalated concerns about security among Britain's politicians.
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Rogers CEO sees ‘strong and unequivocal’ board support after reports chairman Edward Rogers tried to oust him
Joe Natale says he has support of the telecom company’s board of directors as Rogers strikes new committee to manage interactions between Edward Rogers and the CEO in wake of extraordinary dispute.
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Quebecers are ready for in-person holiday parties and shopping: survey
Quebecers have earmarked 24 per cent of their holiday budget to treat themselves, compared with 19 per cent in the rest of the country, according to the survey.
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Mark Messier on leadership, trust and magic mushrooms
The hockey icon talks with Marie-Danielle Smith about mental health, hockey violence—and what he’ll do when the New York Rangers call The post Mark Messier on leadership, trust and magic mushrooms appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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COVID-19 live updates: 27% of Quebec parents against vaccinating 5- to 11-year-olds, poll suggests
Province expects to remove most pandemic restrictions once younger children are vaccinated.
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What you need to know as N.S. launches COVID-19 vaccination QR code app
The app called 'VaxCheckNS' will be used to scan the new version of the proof of vaccination with the QR code.
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Three people injured after Tesla crashes into Ottawa home
Photos from the scene show a mid-size Tesla went through a fence and collided with the side of the house, causing significant damage to the foundation of the home.
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Westbank First Nation long-term care home aiming to close by January; staffing issues cited
'We have found ourselves unable to continue to ensure sufficient staffing levels in providing high-quality care to our residents,' Westbank First Nation said.
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Ontario reports 413 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths
Of the new cases recorded, 226 were unvaccinated people, 15 were partially vaccinated people, 140 were fully vaccinated people and for 32 people the vaccination status was unknown.
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Arrest made in convenience store robbery on William Street in Lindsay in early October: police
According to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, on Oct. 9, a male suspect entered a store on William Street North and demanded cash from the clerk. 
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Section of Guelph’s Edinburgh Road closing for a week for rail repairs
The work is expected to start on Monday, Oct. 25, closing Edinburgh Road from Sultan Street to Raglan Street. 
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Driver killed in single-vehicle crash on 401 in South Dundas: OPP
A vehicle left Highway 401 on Thursday morning near Iroquois, Ont., and rolled over, killing the driver inside, according to the OPP.
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Douglas Todd: Most journalism is fleeting, but some passes the test of time
Opinion: For thousands of readers today archived articles on sentimentality, spiritual narcissism and the treatment of elders in the West and East remain 'news.'
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London man, 25, killed in collision in Cambridge early Thursday
Waterloo police say the single-vehicle crash happened at Shantz Hill Road near Preston Parkway in Cambridge around 3 a.m. on Thursday. 
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Australian authorities offer A$1 million reward for missing 4-year-old Cleo Smith
The Western Australian government has offered a 1 million Australian dollar (US$750,000) reward for information that leads to the whereabouts of a 4-year-old girl missing for six days in a remote coastal area.
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Microplastics in the air affecting Earth's climate, study finds
Scientists in New Zealand have found that microplastics, which have been found in rivers, oceans, soil and animals, are also in the air we breathe and report that this airborne pollution is likely affecting climate change.
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Toronto police make four arrests, seize Porsche and $70,000, during identity theft and fraud investigation
The accused allegedly stole the identities of multiple people and gained access to their bank accounts.
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Canadian inflation rate hits 4.4 per cent in September as gas prices rise
Politics Insider for Oct. 21, 2021: Things are getting pricier; the CPC opposes vaccine rules; and a Trudeau mystery The post Canadian inflation rate hits 4.4 per cent in September as gas prices rise appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Reports of children mimicking ‘Squid Game’ alarming Quebec parents and schools
Several school boards in the province have recently issued statements warning parents about students imitating the games on playgrounds.
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B.C. doctors group calls on province to focus on COVID-19 aerosol transmission
Dr. Victor Leung, an infectious disease physician and medical microbiologist, says the province and public health have been too slow to amend mandates to limit the spread of the virus.
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COVID-19 update for Oct. 21: Canada to unveil vaccine passport plans Thursday | 696 new cases, six deaths | Outbreak declared at Burnaby assisted living facility | Abbotsford mom confused by 'mixed messages' from contact tracers
Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.
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Peterborough police search for missing 26-year-old man
Sabastian Gibson was last heard on Saturday, Oct. 16, police reported Thursday morning.
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Toronto police charge 4 people in alleged identity theft, fraud operation worth millions
Toronto police say they have charged four people allegedly involved in an "organized hierarchy" committing identity theft and fraud worth millions of dollars.
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