Coronavirus: City of London encourages at-home, online Canada Day celebrations

Officials are hoping people keep safety "top of mind" and celebrate at home or online.
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Public health alert issued for possible coronavirus exposure at Swift Current businesses
SHA said it issues public health alerts as a precaution when it is not able to clearly identify all possible close contacts during a period when there was a risk of transmission.
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LILLEY: A deeper look at Kielburger Inc.
WE and its founders, the Kielburger brothers, have been in the news for years. Good looking, smart young kids that sought to change the world and, in many ways, they’ve succeeded. Yet, despite all the stories about good works performed in places like Kenya and Ecuador, all the WE Days with their celebrity speakers and […]
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Coronavirus: Crossfit PTBO to reopen Friday, Peterborough Cineplex ‘still reviewing’
"We've been anticipating this day and it's finally come."
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Trump downplays police killings of Black people, says ‘more white people’ are victims
Studies have shown that Black Americans are much more likely to be killed by police, even though more whites — who make up a larger portion of the population — are killed.
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Saskatoon polling stations will look like grocery stores this civic election: returning officer
Saskatoon is preparing for an election during the coronavirus pandemic. The city's returning officer said polling stations will look like grocery stores.
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Nothing being handed to Robertson as Keefe notes competition for spots at Leafs camp
Not that we expected anything otherwise, but Nick Robertson won’t be gifted a spot on the Maple Leafs’ post-season roster. Those 55 goals that Robertson scored for the Peterborough Petes in 2019-20? They’re so last year, in a sense. “He needs to find a way to be effective in all areas of the game,” Leafs […]
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North Okanagan regional district to oversee, maintain Sandy Beach
Following an agreement with the Okanagan Indian Band, the regional district will maintain Sandy Beach beach year-round.
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Black Lives Matter painted on Montreal’s Sainte-Catherine Street East
Organizers say they are trying to draw awareness to the racial inequalities and injustices black people face.
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The next NBA season might not start until March. It could make dollars and sense
Let’s assume an optimistic timeline of January for an effective COVID-19 vaccine to begin circulating. Suddenly, the idea of packing arenas for sporting events in March seems realistic. And it could be worth delaying the next NBA season for that opportunity
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Rick Zamperin: Border closure is a curveball for the Toronto Blue Jays
The likelihood of the Blue Jays playing their home games in Toronto during baseball's shortened season is in question.
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Leafs team defence a focus for Keefe at camp: ‘We need to be a lot better’
Sheldon Keefe often will give long-winded answers — the anti-Mike Babcock in that regard — when taking questions from media. Usually, Keefe, the coach of the Maple Leafs since Nov. 20 when he took over from the less-loquacious Babcock, does make a fine point. On Tuesday, asked about what he saw during the National Hockey […]
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LEVY: Villa Colombo can’t get a handle on COVID-19 cases
Paul Townshend had barely gotten off the phone with me Tuesday when he wrote to tell me his 87-year-old mother-in-law had just tested positive for COVID-19. He said that, so far, his mother-in-law, Elza Canali, is asymptomatic, but there are another 11 positive cases on her floor. Townshend’s mom, 99, who also resides in Villa […]
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Saskatchewan coronavirus case updates to resume on weekends after spike, concerns
Saskatchewan health authorities say there are five new coronavirus cases in the province, with 76 active cases and 785 total recoveries.
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Bathurst, N.B., police respond to video of arrest at Service New Brunswick location
The video circulating online begins mid-arrest and shows two police officers putting handcuffs on a woman with a cane. 
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Forestry crews ‘on alert’ for mountain pine beetle in Saskatchewan
“As we know from the COVID situation, epidemiology knows no jurisdictional boundaries," entomologist says.
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Thierry Henry targets Toronto after Impact's loss in MLS tourney opener
Montreal's new head coach already seems to understand the geographical rivalry between Montreal and the Reds.
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The Leafs will face the Canadiens in their lone Stanley Cup playoff tuneup
Toronto takes on Montreal on July 28 before opening a best-of-five play-in series against Columbus on Aug. 2.
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Edmonton Oilers’ game times for qualifying round announced, all games will be on 630 CHED
The Oilers play an exhibition game on July 28, then start the qualifying round on Aug. 1.
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Southern Alberta stakeholders weigh in on Highway 3 twinning project
In addition to twinning, the province said there will be key intersection improvements, including at Highway 877 at Grassy Lake.
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WORDS OF WOZDOM: Lowry is a leader on and off the court
WATCH ABOVE as Ryan “The Woz” Wolstat talks about the opening of NBA training camp in Florida and the Raptors’ leader on and off the court — Kyle Lowry. Lowry is the face of the defending NBA champs and six-time NBA all-star. What do YOU think? Are you ready for some Raptor action and a […]
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Stu on Sports: Canadiens getting used to 'new normal' at training camp
Captain Shea Weber 'unable to practise', Jesperi Kotkaniemi impresses Claude Julien, while Tomas Tatar isn't thinking about a new contract.
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Hamilton offers residents return to Andreychuk testing centre for COVID-19 results
Hamilton's medical officer of health says people who, after four days or more don't get test results from the province's portal, can go to the drive-thru for the outcome.
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Winnipeg councillor resigns from police board after failed background check
Winnipeg city councillor Vivian Santos, who also serves as deputy mayor, only recently joined the police board after Kevin Klein resigned.
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Power game, young linemate helping Edmonton Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl soar
"He has great skill, great knowledge of the game [and] can play all situations, so he ends up having an impact on your team."
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Gregor Chisholm: The Blue Jays need a safe home in a hurry. One creative approach would mean redrawing the schedule
Toronto is the safest place to play, no question. Buffalo’s ballpark is out of date and the pandemic is out of control in Florida. One top health official has floated the idea of starting the season with an extra-long homestand at the Rogers Centre. The problem, though, isn’t the Jays. It’s the visiting U.S. teams, Gregor Chisholm writes.
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Toronto FC determined to rebound in 401 Derby match
Toronto FC right back Richie Laryea was wearing a mask when he did a Zoom media availability on Tuesday, but you could detect a grimace on his face when asked if he was worried that the Montreal Impact would be in better shape when the two sides meet on Thursday. The Impact played last Thursday […]
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Man dead in targeted shooting in Calgary’s Legacy neighbourhood: police
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has taken over an investigation into what police are calling a targeted shooting on Tuesday.
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MANDEL: NCR military stabber OK for passes but not to live in community
Despite being cleared last year for two-day passes into Toronto, the pandemic has delayed those privileges for a mentally ill man who stabbed three soldiers at a North York recruitment office. Instead, Ayanle Hassan Ali, 32, was only able leave his Hamilton psychiatric hospital once for a day trip to visit his sister in Toronto […]
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Trump admin drops rule to bar international students from U.S. if classes held online
The announcement brings relief to thousands of foreign students who had been at risk of being deported from the country.
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Alberta farmers bracing for worst harvest in 18 years: ‘The damage is done’
Many farmers in Alberta are facing another difficult harvest: hail has battered crops and fields across the province look more like lakes than farm land.
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Boards n’ Beans closes permanently in downtown Regina due to coronavirus pandemic
The downtown board game cafe is closing up shop after nearly four years in business.
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Police notified of 21,422 cases where travellers to Canada may have broken quarantine rules
Police have been notified for follow-up in more than 21,000 cases where travellers arriving in Canada either couldn't be reached or showed 'indication of non-compliance' with the mandatory 14-day quarantine rules.
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Restaurant owners very happy that terrasses can expand into street
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante's administration has also virtually waived the fees for restaurant and bar terrasses to help boost business.
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Jesperi Kotkaniemi's improved skating impresses Claude Julien at Habs camp
The 20-year-old centre could earn a key role in the Return to Play tournament because the Canadiens don't know if Max Domi will be available.
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Trump signs bill, order rebuking China over actions against Hong Kong
The legislation and order are part of the Trump administration's offensive against China for what he calls unfair treatment by the rising Asian superpower, which hid details about the human-to-human transition of the coronavirus.
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North Atlantic right whale one step away from of extinction: conservation experts
North Atlantic right whales have been classified as critically endangered by an international conservation group, with the world population just over 400.
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Resident concerned for endangered painted turtles in Kelowna pond
On Tuesday morning, the regional district turned the fountain back on at the trout pond after completing a 90-foot well.
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Allow daycares to fully open this fall with safety precautions, private operators say
New campaign says families need spaces, and centres need to be saved
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Speedy Manitoba driver pulls fast one by claiming he was kidnapped
RCMP members on patrol on Highway 7, in the RM of Rockwood, around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday say they began pursuing a vehicle clocked in excess of 172 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.
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First shipment of Alberta oil arrives in Saint John after journey through Panama Canal
The arrival of the tanker off the Saint John coast is being celebrated by Cenovus Energy, who welcomed their "first-ever" transaction with Irving Oil.
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Trudeau apology means ‘fairly certain finding of a contravention’: former ethics commissioner
Canada's former ethics commissioner says Justin Trudeau's public apology in the WE scandal this week "effectively said, ‘I’ve not followed the Act."
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Canadian barley farmers see price advantage due to China-Australia trade tensions
The Canadian Grain Commission reported that international exports of barley more than doubled from April to May of this year -- largely due to Chinese interest.
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Goldeyes’ future in Winnipeg on the line over new lease deal with city, says Sam Katz
Goldeyes owner Sam Katz says he needs closure on a five-year campaign for a new lease at the team's home field, Shaw Park, if Winnipeg wants to keep the team around.
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Two arrested after shots fired at downtown Winnipeg business
No one was injured during the incident.
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Winnipeg Jets to meet Vancouver Canucks in lone exhibition game as camp continues
The schedule continues to come into focus as Winnipeg Jets' players hit the ice for day number two of training camp at the Bell MTS Iceplex.
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