Downtown Winnipeg business owners optimistic despite low foot traffic

As many office towers in downtown Winnipeg remain far from capacity, new and existing businesses in the city's core are hopeful foot traffic will return soon.
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COVID-19 testing now available in some Ontario pharmacies
Up to 60 pharmacies are offering the appointment-only tests to certain asymptomatic individuals, such as those with loved ones in long-term care homes, close contacts of a case or high-risk workers.
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Nuits d'Afrique, L'OFF Jazz fests stay true to themselves despite challenges
L'OFF Jazz has always been focused on Montreal musicians, and with Nuits d'Afrique, even the local artists are international.
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McCord Museum celebrates the start of the Dior revolution
An immersive multimedia exhibition dedicated to the Parisian couture icon opens in Montreal on Friday, Sept. 25.
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Montreal weather: It'll be nice but that doesn't mean you should meet people
Appreciate this Friday at a safe distance.
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COVID-19 outbreak in hockey league raises questions about contact tracing
"My concern is they will give you the test, but they do not ask any other questions from the get-go."
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Rick Zamperin: 3-horse race for Conn Smythe Trophy as Stanley Cup playoffs MVP
At the midway point of the Stanley Cup final, three players have pulled away from the pack in the race for the MVP of the National Hockey League playoffs.
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In the epicentre of the epicentre, Montreal North residents 'can't stop worrying'
City's hardest-hit neighbourhood is bracing as the second COVID-19 wave hits, hoping for a better outcome this time.
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Coronavirus: Toronto nurse speaks about caring for Canada’s first COVID-19 patient
A Toronto nurse who provided care for the first person to test positive for the novel coronavirus in Canada has opened up about the experience.
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Three things about drivers that I can’t stand
A day out on the road drives home a simple fact: other drivers can be very annoying.
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Ali Velshi was hit by a rubber bullet, mocked by Trump — just another rite of passage in the Canadian’s storied career
Recounting early days at CTV through to CNN, covering Desmond Tutu to Hurricane Sandy, Velshi believes journalism is more important than ever
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Romances don’t matter much to me. Should they? Ask Ellie
Facing 40, our advice seeker wonders if she’s obliged to care about a lasting relationship — or what people will think if she doesn’t.
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Today’s coronavirus news: COVID-19 testing in some Ontario pharmacies begins; Trudeau reinstates updates as wave worsens; O'Toole says he won't bar MPs from using private testing site
Meanwhile: Angry restaurant and bar owners are demonstrating in Marseille to challenge a French government order to close all public venues as of Saturday to battle resurgent virus infections.
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Going green for a whole month of driving competition
The coronavirus pandemic has extended AJAC’s EcoRun into a whole month, focused on fuel efficiency.
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Are you asymptomatic? Ontario health data says testing you for COVID-19 is probably not worth it — with some exceptions
Ontario will no longer test asymptomatic people who arrive at assessment centres and have no exposure to a confirmed case or outbreak, with narrow exceptions, officials said. Data from the province’s public health agency backs up the policy switch.
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The car-buying process has evolved
Pandemic has helped streamline sales process at dealerships.
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Sentencing arguments begin for off-duty cop who assaulted Dafonte Miller
Prosecutors alleged the Theriault brothers chased Dafonte Miller, then 19, and beat him with a metal pipe, leaving him with a ruptured eye and several other injuries.
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Trudeau reinstates COVID-19 updates as pandemic's second wave worsens
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will join Canada's top public health officers Friday for their daily update on the worsening COVID-19 health crisis.
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North Korea ‘greatly sorry’ for killing South Korean over coronavirus concerns
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in saying the incident should not have happened, an official said.
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Fire at New Westminster pier fully extinguished after burning for over a week
Fire Chief Tim Armstrong tweeted Thursday evening that work at the site will now transition to a remediation and cleanup phase.
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Coronavirus has stranded 25 people from Easter Island in Tahiti for 6 months
Many arrived in March planning to stay for just a few weeks, but they got stuck when the virus swept across the globe and their flights back home were cancelled.
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Explosives team called to Lethbridge home as police execute drug search warrant
Officers were executing a search warrant for drugs at a home in Lethbridge on Thursday afternoon when they found some "concerning" packages and the Explosives Disposal Unit was brought in to investigate.
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Coronavirus forces Rio de Janeiro to delay Carnival for first time in 108 years
The city says the pandemic has made it impossible to safely hold the traditional parades in February that are a cultural mainstay and, for many, a source of livelihood.
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RCMP investigate boater’s death in northern Alberta
Fairview RCMP are investigating the death of a boater who was with a party that became stranded on the Peace River this week and had to be rescued.
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Jamal Murray and the Nuggets are in a familiar spot after a Game 4 loss to LeBron and the Lakers
Denver dug out of 3-1 holes against Utah and the Clippers, so maybe the Nuggets have the Lakers just where they want them.
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