B.1.1.7 variant not linked to more serious infections: study
The B.1.1.7 variant of the novel coronavirus does not increase the severity of COVID-19 compared to other strains, according to new research.
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Amid calls to spend more time outdoors, some say running is seeing a pandemic boom
"It feels a bit like it was in the 1990s when the marathon boom was on and the triathlons and marathons all took off. It's a bit déjà vu, you might say."
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Dangerous dining? Concerns raised over safety of some B.C. temporary patios
“Someone comes around a corner, and suddenly there’s a patio there”: former B.C. traffic cop says some outdoor dining setups offer little protection from drivers
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After targeting Old Montreal, anti-curfew protests shift to downtown core
"Looks like they’re just here to play hide and seek with the cops"
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Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens double the Toronto Maple Leafs
It was a 4-2 win for the Canadiens to solidify their hold of the final playoff spot in the North Division.
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Maple Leafs deliver a dud against the Canadiens after trade deadline
Second-period goals by Auston Matthews and John Tavares weren’t enough, and the Leafs lost in regulation for the first time in 11 games. Goalie Jack Campbell also lost, his first setback after an NHL-record 11 consecutive wins to start the season.
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#ICYMI: Air Canada deal, anti-curfew riot, Habs end skid, more
In brief: A selection of today's reports on montrealgazette.com.
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Ontario’s hard-hit ICUs aren't just running out of beds, but also doctors and nurses
As the third wave overtakes the province, with no sign of slowing down, Ontario's hospitals are turning into war zones — and those working in the ICUs are warning that we’re not just running out of beds, but people to treat the patients in them.
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Ottawa’s COVID-19 relief deal for Air Canada — here’s what it means for you
Among the conditions in the package are guaranteed refunds for flights cancelled due to the pandemic, along with the restoration of regional routes that were suspended last year.
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Stu Cowan: It's time for Canadiens players to pay back Marc Bergevin
GM has done everything he can to make this a competitive team without sacrificing the future. Now it's time for leadership group to step up.
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B.C.’s top doctor urges people to stay close to home amid COVID-19 ‘third wave’
Dr. Bonnie Henry said that while British Columbians should not stray too far afield, they should still find time to get outside each day.
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Scrappy Sens end Winnipeg Jets three-game win streak
The Winnipeg Jets three-game win streak came to an end after a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators Monday night.
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Vancouver theatre legend Norman Young dies at 94
Norman Young has been a fixture in the local arts scene since the 1950s.
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Canadiens end three-game losing streak against first-place Leafs
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 2
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Ottawa agrees to aid package with Air Canada worth up to $5.9 billion
Under the terms of the deal, Air Canada would have to refund fares cancelled flights as soon as April 30, as well as resume service on regional routes.
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Montreal police crack down as some continue to defy 8 p.m. curfew
Police descended on the scene within minutes, warning those assembled to disperse or risk being issued a ticket.
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COVID-19: Henry pleads with B.C. residents to stay close to home as pandemic worsens
Dr. Henry reports record numbers of patients in intensive care with COVID-19 as average daily case count soars
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Base Camp: 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS
The entry-level GS trim is equipped with plenty of active safety tech, including blind spot monitoring, forward-facing smart city braking and lane departure warning.
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Councillors balk at plans for five highrise towers hidden in province’s plan for Ontario Line transit hub
Queen’s Park’s new proposal for a “Union Station to the east” also included five highrise towers to be built in Corktown, including residentials tower in an area not zoned for that purpose.
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COVID-19 update for April 12: B.C. reports 18 deaths and 3,289 cases over three days | Ontario closing schools | British Columbians 55+ can now register for vaccination | Mass vaccinations in Whistler
Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.
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Japan to start releasing Fukushima water to sea in 2 years
Radioactive water accumulating in tanks at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant will be released into the sea in two years after it is treated, Japan's government said Tuesday in a decision long delayed by safety concerns and protests.
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Up to 50 children in GTA hospitals to transfer to SickKids to free up beds for COVID-19 patients
The transfer of dozens of ill children solely for capacity reasons is yet another marker of the crisis GTA hospitals are facing in the third wave as the province on Monday reported a record COVID-19 patients in ICUs.
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Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett remembers 1980-81 Prince Albert Raiders championship team
In the 1980-81 season, the Prince Albert Raiders were the top Junior "A" hockey team in Canada — and Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett was a forward on the team.
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Montreal Police investigate violent arrest at park, calls for body cams renewed
The arrest was caught on camera and caused an uproar on social media. It shows an SPVM officer holding a man in a chokehold and then pummeling him in the head several times.
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Canadian snowbirds landing in U.S. border towns to avoid quarantine hotels
As snowbirds return to Canada, some are opting to fly into the U.S. and hire a car service to drive them home to avoid the mandatory three-day stay at a quarantine hotel.
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Kelowna country singer releases single to help mend a broken heart
"It took me six months to write anything at all because I had to overcome that pain because I was struggling."
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News roundup: Saskatchewan EV tax, New CLS, electric Silverado and more
Saskatchewan’s annual $150 tax on electric vehicles will come into effect this October.
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Letters to The Sun, April 13, 2021: A doctor's perspective — Vaccination process is far too slow
Letters to the editor: 'It is all well and good to take the time to be kind and friendly, but this is a race between vaccination rates and the viral spread, and we are losing,' writes Dr. John Stewart of West Vancouver
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B.C. critical care nurses being redeployed to support COVID cases in Fraser Health
The current critical care occupancy and need to redeploy is impacting surgeries in Surrey and Abbotsford and at Royal Columbian hospitals.
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