Interior Health: Public risk low after South Okanagan farm issued COVID-19 quarantine order
In announcing the coronavirus quarantine order on Monday, Interior Health said they considered the risk of public exposure to be low.
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‘This is my second chance’: COVID-19 survivor who defied odds recovering in rehab centre
Mario Castillo spent nine weeks attached to a ventilator after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Now. he's on the mend and eager to get home to his family.
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New York City’s wave of gun violence continues with three drive-by shootings
The shootings continued a wave of gun violence that has gripped New York this summer.
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‘Glee’ cast captured in powerful photo as they gather at lake where Naya Rivera died
In an emotional moment, the cast of 'Glee' held hands along the shoreline of the lake where Naya Rivera died.
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City of Surrey becomes 1st in B.C. to appoint ethics commissioner
Lawyer Reece Harding has been appointed to the position and has extensive experience working with local governments.
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Tiger Woods returns to a golf world with no crowds to roar
This week’s Memorial will be Tiger’s first tournament in five months. In this environment, does it even matter? It’s not like ticket sales will explode with no spectators allowed. As a TV spectacle, though, it’s not bad.
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COVID-19 spending, massive drops in tax revenues leads to $12.5B forecast deficit in B.C.
The financial update presented by Finance Minister Carole James on Tuesday is the first look British Columbians have had at the provincial coffers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Temporary causeway up and running after bridge collapse near Canso, N.S.
Contractors had been transporting equipment that would be used to replace Tittle Bridge this summer when it collapsed.
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‘Predatory’ coyotes prompt closure of part of Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Forest
The province has shut down an area of Winnipeg's largest park due to dangerous behaviour from coyotes.
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‘It’s about doing the work’: Kawhi Leonard says social justice about more than statements on jerseys
When the Clippers resume their NBA season against the Los Angeles Lakers on July 30, Leonard wants to spark change in a different way.
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Opinion: Who should be in charge — an elected mayor or bureaucrats?
Whatever happens in the Sue Montgomery case, the balance of power between Montreal and its boroughs needs to be reviewed.
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Manitoba reports 5 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, ending 13-day no-case streak
Health officials said Tuesday five new cases have been identified, bringing Manitoba's total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases since March to 330.
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Police chief says two Alberta officers who photographed, surveilled politician were ‘held accountable’
The two officers have been temporarily demoted after a disciplinary hearing found them guilty of multiple counts of misconduct for taking photos of and surveilling the then-environment minister
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Coronavirus: Hamilton says all tests at Grace Villa negative after reporting positive case
A day after monitoring a care home for a potential outbreak, public health officials now say Grace Villa has no COVID-19 cases.
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Coronavirus cases remain at 205 for Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
The health unit reports one new resolved case in both the City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County on Tuesday.
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COVID-19 situation in U.S. complicates Blue Jays plans to play at home, official says
Canada’s deputy public health officer Howard Njoo said the issue of having both the Blue Jays and American-based teams continually crossing the U.S.-Canada border complicates the idea of hosting regular-season games.
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Best First Day school supply fundraiser starts early, expects increased demand due to COVID-19
Last year, the Best First Day drive delivered more than 3,800 backpacks filled with school supplies to students throughout the region.
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Less than 1% of coronavirus tests coming back positive in Waterloo Region
Waterloo Public Health says 3,532 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the area over the past week, with 21 coming back positive.
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The Raptors still have eight games before the NBA playoffs, but ‘everybody is ready’
The end-of-season schedule is tough, starting with LeBron James and the Lakers on Aug. 1, but the defending champions wouldn’t have it any other way.
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Tulsa, Okla., begins digging for mass graves nearly 100 years after race massacre
Historians believe around 300 people were killed In 1921 when white rioters descended on Greenwood District.
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Regina to host 2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games, marks 50th anniversary
Regina is playing host to the 2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games.
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Security guards win $2.9 million payout after failing to receive wages
Class-action suit claimed Primary Response guards were forced to perform unpaid duties and were stiffed on overtime
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Who really is Erin O’Toole?
The Ontario MP is back for another attempt to become leader of the Conservative Party, dropping the all-smiles routine for an angrier tone. But will drawing from the Andrew Scheer playbook pay off? The post Who really is Erin O’Toole? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Harvey Weinstein $19M settlement rejected by judge
U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Heellerstein said Weinstein's accusers in the proposed class-action settlement were too varied to be grouped together.
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Coronavirus: 2 international flights to YVR flagged for possible exposure
Travel outside of Canada is not recommended at this time.
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Edmonton reopening 4 indoor swimming pools by appointment only
Online registration has opened for four indoor pools scheduled to reopen in Edmonton July 20.
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$990,000 for a townhouse in King City, $1.025M for a two-storey detached in Mississauga: How much these GTA houses sold for
The listing and selling prices, plus details about the homes, their rooms and features
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These six flowers are blooming right now. And they make a lot of scents
These mid-summer blooms are sending out their best aromas to attract pollinators. They’re also a big draw for gardeners, write Mark and Ben Cullen
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$1.22M for 1,150 sq. ft. in Little Portugal, $1.041M for 985 sq. ft in Upper Jarvis: How much the condos in these Toronto neighbourhoods sold for
Listing and selling prices, plus details about the condominium units and the buildings they’re in
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North America cruises unlikely to resume this year, analysts say
Cruises won’t resume until at least the second quarter of next year, sources say.
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Midland beach closed after health unit confirms blue-green algae
The local health unit is asking people to exercise caution where blue-green algae is visible and to take several safety measures.
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U.S. Black-owned businesses closing at double the rate of white counterparts
Nationwide in the U.S., 26 per cent of Black business owners closed between February and May, compared with 11 per cent for their white counterparts.
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Toronto police searching for driver after Gardiner crash involving motorcyclist
Police received a report of a collision at around 12:30 a.m. near the Lake Shore Boulevard West ramp.
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Canada accused of ‘flip-flopping’ on sanctioning Chinese officials in letter from 90 politicians, community leaders and groups
Ottawa accused of flip flopping on imposing Magnitsky sanctions
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Lethbridge police chief weighs in after ASIRT launches investigation into surveillance of former minster by officers
The chief of the Lethbridge police says while only two officers were sanctioned, the burden falls on the entire service.
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Celebrity news: Drive-in film fest sets up this month at Ontario Place; Lori Loughlin seeks bail cut; Bergeron and Andrews off ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Also: The posthumous debut album by Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke, who was shot and killed in February, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart.
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‘A work disincentive’: Manitoba premier calls on feds to redesign coronavirus CERB funding
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is calling on the federal government to redesign its Canadian Emergency Response Benefit saying it is "a work disincentive."
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Family asks court to order Canada to repatriate orphan from ISIS camp
The court application asks that the government be ordered to issue Amira an emergency travel document and work with Kurdish authorities to facilitate her return to Canada.
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Amazon develops smart shopping cart for cashierless checkout
The e-commerce giant has been trying to stand out in the competitive physical retail market, most notably with its Amazon Go convenience stores that automate the checkout process.
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5 flights from or to Regina, Saskatoon carried passengers with coronavirus
The Saskatchewan government confirmed there were five flights into or out of Regina and Saskatoon carrying passengers with now-confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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