Extinction Rebellion plans two-week 'October Rebellion' in Vancouver streets

The protest group says it will occupy major intersections, bridges and shut down Vancouver International Airport.
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From playing hockey to practising medicine: Hayley Wickenheiser shares lessons she's learned
Hayley Wickenheiser is a six-time Olympian and award-winning women's hockey player, and now her accomplishments include graduating from medical school and achieving an M.D. during a global pandemic.
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‘Several’ witnesses corroborate sexual misconduct allegation against McDonald, accuser says
The revelation comes just days after McDonald sent a letter to senior military officers claiming his exoneration from sexual misconduct allegations against him.
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Growing number of Canadian hospitals to require visitors to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination for entry
A growing number of Canadian hospitals are enacting policies requiring visitors and care partners to show proof of vaccination in order to gain entry, sparking yet another pandemic-era debate for ethicists.
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Dubé defends delaying mandatory vaccination on Tout le monde en parle
"I have slept better since the decision, because it means people are getting vaccinated," the minister said of delaying the order for health-care workers until Nov. 15.
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Okanagan Forest Task Force is recognized by Conservation Officer Service
About 60 volunteers with the Okanagan Forest Task Force cleaned up tons of garbage from crown land along Beaver Lake Road on Sunday.
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Shots heard in Griffintown and police find bullet casing on the ground
The scene is sealed off and investigators are on their way to analyze it.
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Penticton Beer Week returns with limited edition beer for good cause
"Penticton Beer Week is a real celebration of craft beers."
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Oakville Town Hall turns away unvaccinated brides and grooms
Georgina, Newmarket and Stouffville also require proof of vaccination to get the paperwork to tie the knot.
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Damien Cox: The field is wide open for the Buffalo Bills. A trip to the Super Bowl and a new stadium are within reach
Monday night’s grudge match against the Tennessee Titans will be a litmus test for the Bills, the NFL’s hottest team. Clear this hurdle and they could really be in business, Damien Cox writes.
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Charges against police officer recommended in wake of 2020 incident that began in Kamloops and ended in Williams Lake
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Rescue mission in progress for missing firefighter in St. Lawrence River
Rescue workers are looking for a firefighter who fell into the St. Lawrence river after a boat carrying people from a previous rescue mission capsized near the Lachine Rapids.
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All-female officiating crew a first for B.C. Hockey League
Grace Barlow and Megan Howes were the referees, while Melissa Brunn and Colleen Geddes worked the lines.
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Nearly 50 schools in Alberta are reporting outbreaks of COVID-19
Officials say 47 schools in Alberta have reported an outbreak of COVID-19, meaning 10 or more cases have been detected. Another 697 schools reported between two to nine cases of COVID.
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Garage, vehicle destroyed but homes saved in West Kelowna inferno
West Kelowna fire and rescue said the cause of the fire is under investigation, but it is not believed to be suspicious.
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Calgary defenceman Rasmus Andersson fined $5,000 for roughing Edmonton’s Yamamoto
Calgary Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson has been fined $5,000 for roughing Edmonton Oilers forward Kailer Yamamoto.
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Coderre defends C.D.N. candidate who was involved in financial scandal
Dimitra Kostarides was never charged with a criminal offence and still works in the financial sector.
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Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine proving to last longer than rival from Pfizer, says provincial health officer
“As I said many times, we don't yet have an absolute correlative protection (100 per cent protection), but Moderna seems to give higher antibody levels that stay longer,” says Dr. Bonnie Henry.
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Contractor on beleaguered North Shore wastewater plant claims district owes it $100M
Metro Vancouver says the contractor hasn't met key milestones required for payment under the project's contract. The district moved to terminate that contract this week.
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Meet the B.C. man who builds his own fully-functional submarines
Hank Pronk builds his own completely functional submarines, and recently finished his latest and greatest submersible, the E3000, which is pressure tested to a depth of 3,000 feet.
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Elks trade QB Trevor Harris to Montreal leaving Cornelius as the starter
On Sunday, the Edmonton Elks traded quarterback Trevor Harris to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange for American defensive end Antonio Simmons.
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Labour shortages, supply chain issues could disrupt holiday shopping in Manitoba
The province's need for truck drivers is not new, but it's getting worse.
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Winnipeg firefighters’ new collective agreement heading to Executive Policy Committee
Winnipeg's Executive Policy Committee is expected to vote this week on ratifying a new contract with the city's firefighters.
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Dartmouth school to close temporarily due to COVID-19 outbreak
Dartmouth South Academy will be closed this week on the advice of the province's top doctor in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 within the school.
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Leafs notebook: Looser dress code suits Auston Matthews fine, and American invaders return to Scotiabank Arena
Said coach Sheldon Keefe on the new policy for game-day attire: “I’m more focused on how they’re performing when they’re in their equipment.”
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Elks QB Trevor Harris traded to Montreal Alouettes
The Edmonton Elks have traded quarterback Trevor Harris to the Montreal Alouettes for defensive end Antonio Simmons. The Elks, 2-7 in the CFL’s West Division, announced the deal Sunday as Edmonton enters a bye week. Harris played 19 games for Edmonton including six this season. The Ohio quarterback threw for 5,595 yards, 22 touchdowns, and...
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