Calgary Olympians ‘so proud’ to support kids with classroom visits

Olympians and other top-level athletes connect with students in-person and online through the Classroom Champions program.
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Christian Pulisic remains out for Chelsea, will miss Champions League match vs. Juventus
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‘Uneven playing field’: Kelowna airport still waiting to resume international flights
'It’s been somewhat frustrating for us, in terms of why Kelowna has not been opened up to accept international flights,' airport director Sam Samaddar told Global News.
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Dual morning collisions on Clarke Road send 1 person to hospital
The first collision occurred just before 7 a.m. along Clarke Road just north of Kilally Road involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle.
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SNC-Lavalin restructures business segments again as it targets growth, higher credit rating
While the company moves on, its name continues to come up related to past scandals.
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COVID-19: Alberta MLA under fire for comments on AHS’ handling of pandemic
Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland MLA Shane Getson has come under fire for comments made on Facebook regarding AHS' handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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'She cannot have died in vain': Anniversary of Joyce Echaquan’s death marked with calls to fight racism
A ceremony was held Tuesday marking the one-year anniversary of the death of Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman who was humiliated by staff in a hospital northeast of Montreal as she lay dying, sparking outrage across the country.
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Manitoba woman learns she was a part of the ’60s Scoop, decades later
Fifty-one-year-old Lori-Ann Lucas just discovered she is a survivor of the '60s Scoop. She begins a journey of relearning her culture.
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Stranger bear sprays couple inside vehicle; Penticton RCMP investigating
Police say a man walked up to a couple in a vehicle and sprayed bear spray at them through an open window.
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N.B. reports two COVID-related deaths, cases at 52 schools in past three weeks
Since Sept. 7 when the new school year began, 52 schools and 24 early learning and child-care facilities have had confirmed cases of COVID-19. 
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2 victims of Collingwood non-suspicious fire identified
One of the victims died at the scene, while another passed away at the hospital as a result of smoke inhalation, according to police.
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Science table says Ontario’s 4th wave has ‘flattened,’ releases ‘wide range’ of case projections
Ontario's COVID-19 Science Advisory Table says the fourth wave in Ontario has 'flattened' and has released what it described as a 'wide range' of case projections.
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Canada’s oil industry dealt a financial blow as pension giant divests itself of investment in fossil fuel
The move by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will make it harder for Canadian oil and gas producers to raise money for new wells and oil sands projects
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Talking sex with your kids? How to forego the dire warnings and be sex positive
Instead of framing sex as harmful — STIs, unwanted pregnancies — we need to talk about it as part of the human experience shifts toward understanding consent, respect
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Have Your Say: How do you frame talking sex with your teens?
While the traditional approach has been rooted in controlling sexuality, a sex-positive perspective helps kids understand sex can be joyful
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Canadian housing market vulnerability increases, but Vancouver’s drops: CMHC
The vulnerability of Vancouver's housing market is trending downward as the rest of Canada heats up, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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COVID-19: MLHU reports 16 cases, while over 80% of those eligible fully immunized
The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting outbreaks at four local schools and two child-care or early years centres in the region.
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Toronto man wanted for first-degree murder in disappearance of Markham couple
York Region Police now say the disappearance of Quoc Tran, 35, and Kristy Nguyen, 25, is the result of a targeted attack.
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Guelph police receive nearly 50 accidental 911 calls in 24 hours
Guelph police say they want to remind the public to stay on the line after receiving nearly 50 accidental 911 calls in a 24-hour period.
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Vinay Menon: Why is Tim Hortons getting into fashion when it still hasn’t figured out how to make decent coffee?
Tim’s Double Double Collection launches Wednesday. Maybe I do not grasp the pent-up demand for branded Timmie hoodies in the beige shade of the company’s popular joe, a middling beverage that in my opinion tastes like warm pond sludge and human suffering, writes Vinay Menon.
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Charges considered against Transit Police officer involved in Surrey crash
The accident involving an unmarked Transit Police vehicle and a Volkswagen Jetta happened around 11 p.m. on Nov. 4, 2020
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Halifax to open mobile shower for people experiencing homelessness
Halifax Regional Council passed a motion on Tuesday that would have staff identify a location to house the shower trailer.
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Dream Lottery returns to London, Ont. with grand prize option unveiling
Since its inception 25 years ago, the Dream Lottery has raised more than $47 million for local hospitals such as London Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Health Care London.
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Marie-Josée Viau tells jury she lived in fear for months
Defendant in murder trial said the only time she told the truth while being secretly recorded was when she expressed fears of being killed.
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Vancouver Fall Home Show: Artisan market curated by Got Craft?
More than 20 vendors participating in the market will be showcasing artisan-made chocolates, baby clothes, home goods, statement jewellery, candles, ceramics and more
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For a Broadway torn by a pandemic, a split-personality Tony Awards
With so much on its to-do list, how did the Tonys do? Jesse Green, The New York Times’ chief theater critic, discussed the presentation — or, rather, the presentations: one on Paramount+ and one on CBS — with James Poniewozik, The Times’ chief television critic, and contributor Elisabeth Vincentelli.
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Toronto watchdog to investigate homeless encampment clearings
As an inquiry is announced, the city is quietly trying new outreach in Dufferin Grove Park to house encampment residents, the Star has learned.
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RCMP end search for two Labrador fishermen reported missing more than a week ago
The Mounties issued a statement today saying the 10-day search for the men covered 9,460 square nautical miles.
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Lower COVID-19 cases in Ottawa coincide with rising hospitalizations
Ottawa Public Health is reporting 16 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, but the number of people in hospital with the virus locally rose to 17.
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What it will really take to rename Toronto’s Dundas Street
Toronto’s iconic Dundas Street is about to get a new, more inclusive identity. But renaming a major thoroughfare that runs through the heart of Canada’s largest city is no small undertaking. The post What it will really take to rename Toronto’s Dundas Street appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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