75% of Canadians approve of another coronavirus shutdown if second wave hits
In a survey conducted on behalf of Global News, Ipsos found that 75 per cent of respondents would approve of quickly shutting down non-essential businesses in the event of a second wave.
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South Korea seeks $4 million in damages from church accused of coronavirus spread
The Seoul government said it will file a lawsuit against the Sarang Jeil Church and its leader, Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon, accusing them of aggravating the pandemic.
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Targeted Surrey shooting injures man as Metro Vancouver violence continues
The shooting comes four days after another shooting in Surrey that police say was tied to the Metro Vancouver gang conflict.
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Motorcyclist dead after crash with car in Toronto’s east end
A Toronto police spokesperson said the motorcyclist suffered "significant injuries" and they died at the scene.
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Australia to allow more citizens abroad to return as coronavirus cases ease again
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said there were an estimated 24,000 stranded Australians wanting to return home, which the government has pledged to facilitate before Christmas.
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Biden says Trump’s downplaying of coronavirus threat is ‘close to criminal’
Biden faced a questions about the coronavirus and other topics in a town hall from moderator Anderson Cooper and audience members.
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Broadcaster Marci Ien to run for Liberals in Bill Morneau’s old riding of Toronto Centre
Morneau represented Toronto Centre for the Liberals before he suddenly resigned as finance minister and MP in August.
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Coronavirus: B.C. teachers’ union applies to Labour Relations Board over back-to-school concerns
In a letter to members, president Teri Mooring said the Ministry of Education is taking advantage of teachers' professionalism and the care they feel for their students.
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Chess (yes, chess) is now a streaming obsession
Viewers are flocking to games during the pandemic, entranced by a charismatic grandmaster and his lightning-fast play.
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Cirelli scores OT winner as Lightning zap Islanders to reach Stanley Cup final
Tampa Bay will face the Dallas Stars in the final playoff series, which begins on Saturday.
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China begins military drills as U.S. official visits Taiwan
Beijing has watched with growing alarm the ever-closer relationship between Taipei and Washington.
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Motorcyclist dead after a ‘gruesome, horrific’ collision in Scarborough
The crash happened around 10:41 p.m. under the highway, leading to the bike catching fire and its rider being significantly injured.
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Injured Naomi Osaka pulls out of French Open
Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French Open, which opens on Sept. 27 in Paris.
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Cirelli scores in OT to take Tampa Bay Lightning to Stanley Cup Final with 2-1 win over Islanders
Tampa Bay forward Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime of Game 6 against the New York Islanders on Thursday night to help the Lightning win 2-1 over the New York Islanders and earn a spot in the Stanley Cup Final.
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Portland killing suspect pointed gun at officers before shot: police
Michael Forest Reinoehl had a .380-calibre handgun when he was killed on Sept. 3 near Lacey, Washington, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office, the lead agency investigating the shooting.
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Yanks hit five home runs in inning, top Toronto for eight-game streak
New York set a major league record for most home runs in a three-game span with 19 and became the first team with six or more home runs in three straight games.
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Vancouver police board defers motion on street check review citing need for updated statistics
Multiple members said things would be moving too quickly if they were to begin on a review of the process straight away, as the VPD updated its street check policy in January.
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TransLink finalizes Broadway Subway station names with minor changes
One of the stops will feature the name of famous B.C. artist Emily Carr, known for her west coast landscapes and depictions of Indigenous culture.
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COVID-19: Concerns raised over eased restrictions at Alberta continuing care, seniors facilities
With Alberta easing restrictions around continuing care centres and seniors housing, there is concern the relaxed rules will lead to an increase of COVID-19 cases, and hurt the most vulnerable population.
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COVID-19: Quebec warns that schools could close if regions becomes high risk
The minister however added that public health would analyze the epidemiological situation of an area before asking the government to make that call.
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12 Indigenous names for updated Edmonton wards proposed
Here is a list of the proposed names, their origin, what they mean and their connection to that part of the city.
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#ICYMI: Coping with COVID stress, Herzliah closed, new Legault ad campaign
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FBI director contradicts Trump, calls antifa an ‘ideology’ not organization
Chrs Wray said of antifa:``It's not a group or an organization. It's a movement or an ideology.''
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Trial of U.S. man accused of helping migrants enter B.C. delayed by constitutional challenge
The owner of the Smuggler's Inn in Blaine, Wash. is accused of helping seven people illegally enter Canada between 2018 and 2019.
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North Vancouver dad fighting city hall to save pandemic-built tree fort
The fort Adam Rennie built for his two kids has been hit with a stop work order, and may have to come down due to lack of permits.
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Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches School of Continuing Education
The School of Continuing Education was launched on Wednesday to meet the needs of the local community and provide training for those whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.
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Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead
The Heat took a 2-0 series lead for the 11th time in coach Erik Spoelstra’s tenure. They’ve won all previous 10 instances.
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'It's irreparable': Parents worry children face permanent health issues due to COVID-19 delays
Parents and children’s health advocates worry that the thousands of delayed or cancelled pediatric procedures due to COVID-19 will have a permanent impact on Canadian children.
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From golfing to axe throwing, here’s how the Dallas Stars have been spending their off time in the bubble
The earliest the Stars would likely play is Saturday night, if the Lightning finish off the Islanders in Game 6 on Thursday.
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Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital marks first anniversary, over 15k emergency pediatric visits
The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Thursday celebrated its one year anniversary, unveiling a statue inspired by namesake Jim Pattison.
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Canada’s Jamal Murray plans to stay politically active through NBA Playoffs
"This is something that's bigger than me and bigger than us and we know what we need to do to create change.''
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Toronto school board confirms first case of COVID-19 in a student
The York Memorial Collegiate Institute said one of its students had tested positive for the virus.
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Suspects charged by Toronto police with 1st-degree murder in separate homicide investigations
Toronto police say an arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 26-year-old man after he was shot outside of a west-end store.
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South Okanagan wine village construction underway
The 11-acre compound hopes to become the gateway in and out of the Okanagan's renowned Golden Mile.
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Trump pushes ‘patriotic education’ while downplaying history of U.S. slavery
The president defended white culture and denounced Democrats, the media and others who he accused of trying to indoctrinate school children and shame their parents’ “whiteness.”
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Métis residents want hunting, fishing rights recognized in southern Saskatchewan
The Métis Legal Research and Education Foundation says the Saskatchewan government is not honouring a court decision that extends hunting and fishing rights to the Qu’Appelle Valley.
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West Kelowna’s Proper Man unleashes debut album
"We never thought we would do music again and we happened to be writing songs and having a few whiskies one night. From there it just started going to that new wave style that we grew up on."
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Coronavirus: Canada adds 870 new cases, 6 deaths in last 24 hours
The national case count rose by an extra 248 cases that were delayed in reporting in Quebec, bringing the national total to 140,752.
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Frustrated Winnipegger rescinds offer of free school zone lights, arguing city bureaucracy
With seemingly no end to winding city bureaucracy in sight, a Winnipeg man who offered four years ago to donate, install, and maintain flashing amber lights across all of the city's schools has rescinded his offer.
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Dave Feschuk: The Masai Ujiri contract issue should have been settled long ago. Until it is, there are no guarantees
Nobody who’s been paying attention to the Raptors situation can wholly rule out the possibility that Ujiri, in taking care of his staff, is putting in place a succession plan that would allow him to depart in good conscience when his deal is up after next season. And should he ultimately decide to stay, no harm done, Dave Feschuk writes.
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Charitable donations dwindling amid COVID-19: survey
A new survey is showing the dire impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on donations to charitable organizations.
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