B.C.'s Okanagan region sees 15 new fires in wake of lightning storm


As of Saturday afternoon, there are more than 35 fires burning across the province.
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Canadian company urges human trials after COVID-19 vaccine in mice blocked virus
A Canadian company is telling the government today that its trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on animals completely blocked the virus, but it must conduct human trials to know whether it has found a possible cure for the pandemic.
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Nearly half of Canadians support new election if WE probe finds Trudeau broke ethics law: poll
Trudeau was previously found to have broken the Conflict of Interest Act for accepting paid family vacations from the Aga Khan and for improperly pressuring Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.
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Suspect sought after man sprayed with ‘noxious substance,’ robbed in west London: police
Investigators said it happened around 8:15 p.m. on July 22 near Oxford Street West and Platt's Lane.
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Beirut explosion: Lebanese confront devastation as scores of people still missing 
Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port sent shock waves across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people and wounding thousands.
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Montreal weather: The rest of the storm
The last remnants of hurricane Isaias are expected to pass through the city on Wednesday.
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Can Montreal's food courts survive? Time Out Market is banking on it
The way CEO Didier Souillat tells it, Time Out has what it takes to ride out the COVID-19 storm until the spring.
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These new homes in Pickering are Canada’s first to recycle water using a locally-developed system
Bathwater treated by the Greyter system will flush toilets in 21 detached houses underway in Geranium’s Edgewood community
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How do I handle my flirty ex who is texting me suggestively? Ask Ellie
Tell your ex that you are happily married and the flirty texts were just responses-in-kind for fun, which you assume was her intent, too, writes advice columnist Ellie
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Today’s coronavirus news: Study suggests Canadians will face potentially explosive increase in mental illness for years after pandemic ends; Canadian company urging human trials after vaccine results
Nearly half of Canadians would support an election being called if the federal watchdog finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to have violated the Conflict of Interest Act again over the WE charity affair, a new poll suggests.
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Cyclists should warn pedestrians when they’re approaching, readers agree — mostly
But one cyclist says the Fixer promoted “crash porn,” in the first column, and that it “stunk.”
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Lebanese survey devastation after massive Beirut explosion; at least 100 dead
Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port sent shock waves across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people and wounding thousands.
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Coronavirus: Emergency department at Devon hospital to reopen in phases beginning this month
Alberta Health Services says the emergency department at Devon General Hospital will reopen in phases beginning later this month.
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Stage 3 couldn’t come fast enough for my family
The reopening of city playgrounds like a ‘homecoming,’ a grateful mother of two young boys writes
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Worried about your kids returning to school? Look abroad to countries that got it right
Planning and preparation is key — Thailand’s example might be one to follow
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Ottawa must acknowledge its role in atomic bombings of Japan and sign ban
The Trudeau government says it supports disarmament, but its policy and actions say otherwise, Biana Mugyenyi writes
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Let reason guide our actions in Atomic Age
It is folly to believe today’s nuclear stand-off can endure for the rest of time, U of T Nobel laureate John C. Polanyi writes.
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No need to rush back to the classroom
Ontario should put the health and safety of kids, parents and teachers first and not hurry to embrace back-to-schools plans made up on the fly, a child psychologist writes
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Man in life-threatening condition after stabbing in Toronto
Emergency crews were called to Bloor Street West, just west of Dovercourt Road, before 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
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U.S. health chief to visit Taiwan amid the coronavirus pandemic, likely angering China
The United States, like most countries, has no formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan, having ditched Taipei in favor of Beijing in 1979, but is its main arms supplier and strongest backer on the international stage.
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City of Toronto staff member stabbed while on shift at interim housing apartment site
A Toronto Paramedics spokesperson said the woman suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
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