Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital visit
Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the night in a London hospital earlier this week.
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Halifax research looking into postpartum life, COVID-19 and the virtual world
'We know it's not the same and we know that there are downfalls to it and that it can't take the place of in-person. But is it better than nothing?' said one of the researchers.
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Hundreds of GTA hospital workers face termination or unpaid leave amid COVID-19 vaccination deadlines
At Sick Kids, where 98 per cent of staff are fully vaccinated, 145 staff have been placed on unpaid leave. Deadlines loom for other GTA hospitals.
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Peter Howell: An organic and resonant vision of ‘Dune,’ ripe for modern times
Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic 1965 sci-fi novel of interstellar colonization and environmental exploitation connects visually and with even more real-world resonance today than in decades past. It demands the biggest screen possible while rewarding close attention to detail.
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From clean water to pipelines to racism and mental health, Snotty Nose Rez Kids don’t shy away from tackling the hard issues
The duo, which originally hails from Northwest B.C.’s Kitamaat Village in Haisla Nation, releases its fourth album, “Life After,” on Oct. 22.
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Sleeping in the desert and getting his ‘Godzilla face’ on: how Toronto actor Shamier Anderson immersed himself in ‘Invasion’
Scarborough actor plays an American Navy SEAL in the Apple TV Plus series about an alien invasion. But he didn’t really know what the show was about until he got to Morocco to start production, he tells Debra Yeo.
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He’s tamed Timothée Chalamet’s hair, made Stellan Skarsgård enormous and turned Jake Gyllenhaal into an amputee — ‘Dune’ makeup artist Donald Mowat is a Hollywood favourite
The Montreal-born Mowat worked closely with director Denis Villeneuve on the looks for ‘Dune.’ And once he’s done an actor’s makeup they keep coming back for more, including stars like Daniel Craig and Mark Wahlberg.
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‘For a person who writes dystopian fiction, I’m oddly optimistic’: Cherie Dimaline on her new book, ‘Hunting by Stars’
Dimaline tells Deborah Dundas she wrote the followup to “The Marrow Thieves” because “I met a lot of Indigenous kids who needed to see that survival continue.” Her characters get messy and angry, but “they still act like a community.”
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Leonard Cohen graphic biography “On A Wire” is ‘entertainment with an undercurrent of sadness and introspection.’ Much like the bard himself
Quebec graphic novelist Philippe Girard has crafted an accessible book in simple line art style that reveres its subject and presents flaws without comment
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Dave Feschuk: ‘He’s a leader.’ Kyle Lowry lights a fire under the Heat in a season-opening win the Bucks won’t soon forget
As much as a handful of Miami’s high scorers commanded the spotlight for their statistical contributions in front of a raucous crowd in Miami, it said something that each of those players gave credit to their new starting point guard for helping them succeed, Dave Feschuk writes.
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Raw onions recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says red, white, and yellow raw onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.
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Canadian Blood Services eyes removing sexual orientation-based donation restrictions
Canadian Blood Services is working to update rules about who can donate and plans to submit a request to Health Canada later this year to abandon time-based requirements for gay and bisexual men.
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Horoscope for Friday, Oct. 22, 2021
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San Jose faces Toronto, seeks 4th straight victory
San Jose Sharks (3-0-0, first in the Pacific) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (2-1-1, sixth in the Atlantic)
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Countries trying to downplay climate change actions ahead of COP26 summit: Greenpeace
Climate campaigners say behind-the-scenes lobbying before the summit could hamper efforts to achieve a deal that would ensure the world can combat the environmental crisis.
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China Evergrande to avoid default after supplying funds for interest payment: reports
News of the remittance will likely bring relief to investors and regulators worried about a default's wider fallout in global financial markets.
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Edmonton Oilers cruise past Coyotes for 4th straight win
The Edmonton Oilers ran their record to 4-0 with a 5-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes Thursday night.
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Niagara Region mayor docked pay for ‘inappropriate’ message to female constituent
Wets Lincoln mayor Dave Bylsma has been reprimanded for allegedly asking a Niagara woman if she had her period following a COVID-19 vaccination.
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Ontario’s enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificates with QR codes now in effect
The proof-of-vaccination system required at many indoor public settings has been in place since Sept. 22 based on the receipts previously issued to those who have been vaccinated.
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