COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Kitchener home where 51 people died

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Montreal public health officials encourage patients to visit doctors, urge them ‘not to be scared’
Montreal health experts are urging patients to consult their doctors if they need medical attention.
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CO service urges vigilance after deer, moose chased to death by dogs in Naramata
Allowing a dog to chase wildlife is illegal under the B.C. Wildlife Act and in both cases the dog owners were fined $345.
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Amber Alert: Police search for two missing Quebec girls, 6 and 11
The public is being asked to call 911 if they see Romy Carpentier, 6, Norah Carpentier, 11, or Martin Carpentier, 44.
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Veteran Toronto police officer charged with fraud, obstruction of justice after allegedly receiving $800,000 in payments
A senior client representative at the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee worked on the file and “facilitated the fraud,” police allege.
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Fireworks being mistaken for gunshots in Edmonton
Numerous calls in less than two weeks had police responding to alleged gunshots, when in fact they were fireworks.
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Tories call for answers on WE contract after reports Trudeau’s family was paid speaking fees
Justin Trudeau's mother and brother collectively received hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees from WE organization, according to news reports.
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Teens on TikTok find couple’s bodies in suitcases at Seattle beach
Family members are demanding answers after the bodies of Jessica Lewis, 35, and her boyfriend Austin "Cash" Wenner, 27, were found.
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Coronavirus: How a lack of socialization could impact a generation of kids
Socialization is an important part of growing up but the pandemic brought that to a quick halt, leaving many parents wondering if their children are deprived of peer-to-peer interaction.
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FreshCo launches internal probe after worker seen giving baskets spit-shine
A grocery store worker decided to give grocery baskets the old spit-shine treatment. A customer captured a cleaner at the FreshCo at Bathurst and Nassau Sts. on July 5 spitting on to a towel and then wiping down grocery baskets with it. “I couldn’t believe that. I was in shock … I feel sick,” Marta […]
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Musical Moment: Two TSO violinists play Jay Ungar’s ‘Ashokan Farewell’
“Ashokan Farewell” was written in 1982 by American folk musician Jay Ungar as a goodnight and farewell waltz, played at the end of the annual Ashokan Fiddle & Dance Camps run by Ungar and his wife.
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Pandemic pay can be delayed by companies facing bankruptcy: Feds
Labour Minister Filomena Tassi is letting federally-regulated employers avoid immediate payment of wages owed workers on long-term pandemic layoff, according to Blacklock’s Reporter. That’s because following Canada Labour Code regulations directly could force companies into bankruptcy. “For those employers who are struggling to earn revenues, have smaller cash reserves and are likely currently accumulating debts, […]
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NHL hub cities, eh?
As the NHL gets set to announce Toronto and Edmonton as its hub cities, The Star's Kevin McGran, who covers the NHL and Maple Leafs, joins This Matters to explain hockey's return to play plans
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Durham officers’ response after assault of Dafonte Miller being probed by Ontario police complaints agency
Durham police conduct in the beating and arrest of Dafonte Miller is now being investigated.
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Driver in hospital after multi-vehicle crash in Montreal
Montreal police say the crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. and involved at least four cars.
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Canadian police chiefs recommend decriminalizing personal possession of illicit drugs
In 2017, approximately 11 lives were lost each day because of opioid overdoses.
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Manitoba housing market ‘strong as it ever was’ after quieter spring due to COVID-19
The housing market in Manitoba is rebounding from the pandemic, according to the Winnipeg REALTORS organization.
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Amber Alert issued for two missing girls in Levis, south of Quebec City; suspect sought
An Amber Alert has been issued for two missing girls in Levis, south of Quebec City.
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Canadian border closure keeping couple apart despite cancer diagnosis
The closure of Canada's border to international travellers has forced an Ontario woman and her British fiancé to remain separated for months, even despite her recent cancer diagnosis.
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In court, Depp denies violence during ‘tailspin’ marriage
Depp said his relationship with Heard was a “constant barrage of insults and demeaning footnotes and accusations of things that never happened.“
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Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed: Like COVID-19, heat wave reveals societal gaps
This heat wave, like the pandemic, will reveal some of the cracks in our society that are otherwise covered by a thin veneer.
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Black Lives Matter mural painted in front of Trump Tower in New York
The mayor announced the plan to paint ``Black Lives Matter'' in front of Trump Tower last month after earlier saying the slogan would be painted on streets at several locations around the city.
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Isolation exceptions for skilled and essential workers will continue
The public health official says he has already approved a number of plans but could not provide an except number on how many exceptions have been granted so far.
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Hunt on for bikers after Peel cops swarmed during traffic stop
Peel Regional Police officers were swarmed by dozens of bikers during a traffic stop in Brampton late last month. Cops are now appealing to the public for help identifying persons of interest regarding an obstruct police investigation. The encounter unfolded as officers conducted a traffic stop with a motorcycle near Hwy. 407 and Airport Rd. […]
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1 new coronavirus case, 10 more recoveries reported in London-Middlesex
The new case reported Thursday is from London and does not involve a health-care worker or seniors' home resident.
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They Were Loved: Honouring Canada’s COVID-19 victims
The magnitude of COVID-19’s impact on Canadians’ lives is difficult to fathom. Canada has already lost nearly 9,000 people to the pandemic, with the number ticking steadily upwards; each of… The post They Were Loved: Honouring Canada’s COVID-19 victims appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Nashville out of MLS is Back tournament after 9 players test positive
Nashville is the second team to withdraw from the tournament. FC Dallas had to pull out after 10 players and a coach tested positive for COVID-19.
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Antigonish man charged in connection with 2 separate historical sexual assaults
Police say the victim is a female who was in her older teenage years at the time
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Far Side creator Gary Larson publishes new cartoons
“The Far Side” creator Gary Larson has published three new cartoons on his website – with fans and fellow cartoonists rejoicing at his first fresh work in 25 years. Larson, who teased a possible return to the drafting board nearly a year ago, made clear that his new work does not represent “a resurrection” of […]
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Coronavirus: Ontario prefers in-class return for students, but health officials must approve
Lecce says while cases appear to be on the decline across Ontario, the province must be prepared to respond to any potential spike in the fall.
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STREAM SCENE: The best TV shows and movies to watch this summer
WATCH ABOVE to catch the summer’s best options on the boob tube! The weather may be hot outside, but TV watching this summer is filled with exciting new shows and movies — and there’s something for every taste. In between dips in the pool, here are the new series and movies to watch. What do […]
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Pop Smoke death: 5 people arrested in connection with rapper’s murder
Police confirmed that three men and two juveniles were arrested on Thursday.
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New wine app hopes to boost Okanagan’s wine tourism
The B.C. Wine Institute has launched a new app to boost the province's wine industry as B.C. re-opens and recovers from pandemic-related restrictions.
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Will Smith says police have called him the N-word on ‘more than 10 occasions’
'White kids were happy when the cops showed up, and my heart always started pounding,' Will Smith shared.
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How NBA players will be able to pass the time while living in the Disney World bubble
The NBA’s season restart is scheduled for July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida. By the end of Thursday, all 22 teams participating will be on campus.
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Rudy Giuliani calls police on Sacha Baron Cohen: report
'I thought this must be a scam or a shake-down, so I reported it to the police,' Giuliani, 76, said in an interview after being pranked by the bikini-clad comedian.
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‘No screaming’: Japan theme park reopens with ‘serious’ roller coaster rides
An amusement park in Japan is urging riders to put on their best 'serious face' while riding the park's largest coaster.
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WATCH: TTC bus driver beats up passenger who allegedly spat on him
Toronto Police have arrested a man for allegedly spitting on a TTC bus driver who then allegedly retaliated by beating him up. The TTC said it is investigating after footage of the incident, which took place Sunday near Lawrence and Pharmacy Aves. in Scarborough, surfaced on social media. In the 42-second clip uploaded by @TorontoPoliceCar […]
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From one heckler to another: Terry Mosher pays loving tribute to Duncan Macpherson
In Professional Heckler, Mosher — a.k.a. Aislin — has done his best to place Macpherson “back on the map as a great cartoonist, a great Canadian and a great artist.”
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One man in hospital after multi-car crash at Décarie Blvd. and Paré St.
It appears the man "felt unwell while he was driving and that seems to have been the cause of the collision."
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Jordin Tootoo says Edmonton team name discussion should centre on feelings of Inuk people
Tootoo, the first Inuk to play in the NHL, said in a statement released Wednesday that the discussion should be “around how the Inuk people feel” about the term. He said some might feel pride while others might feel hurt.
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