Final season for Pierre Gervais as Canadiens' equipment manager

Habs currently working to "define the parameters" for a new role that would allow him to remain with the team he joined in 1987-88.
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Cherry Kingsley, an advocate for sexually exploited youth, dies homeless in Nanaimo
“All her early experiences were broken and sad and lonely.”
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Premier Doug Ford defends current approach amid calls for more rapid COVID test access
Ontario's premier defended the province's approach to COVID-19 testing on Wednesday as calls grew for expanded access to rapid tests ahead of the holiday season.
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Ombudsperson recommends Penticton compensate vulnerable resident over tax-sale of home
Ombudsperson Jay Chalke found the City of Penticton made errors in written communication and failed to find out if the owner was vulnerable and in need of assistance.
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Juhl: 'Miss, can you print this?' and other high-school library distractions
An entire class using the computers, intercom messages, phone calls, someone wants to use the slicer — oh, and there are books, too.
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Ottawa COVID-19 cases rising but hospitalizations stable
Ottawa Public Health is reporting 74 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as the weekly incidence rates of coronavirus infections rises in the city.
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Montreal’s CEBL team names two-time NBA champ Joel Anthony as first GM
The 10-year NBA veteran from Montreal won championships with the Miami Heat in 2012 and '13. He then played for Boston, Detroit and San Antonio.
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Rideauview COVID-19 vaccine clinic closed due to ‘suspicious package’ but police find no threat
The Rideauview Community Centre in Ottawa's south end was closed on Wednesday as police investigated a suspicious package that was ultimately determined to be harmless.
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Plante confirms average 2022 tax increase will be limited to two per cent
"We want to do our part to help people with tighter budgets," the mayor said, announcing Montreal's budget will be tabled on Dec. 22.
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Manitoba health minister unveils task force to tackle surgical, diagnostic backlog
Doctors Manitoba now estimates the backlog to be at more than 150,000 cases.
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Visitors to Mount Seymour Provincial Park will require a day-use pass starting Dec. 15
Visitors will need to print or download a copy of the pass on their mobile device before arriving at the park.
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Ottawa police charge man in yacht sale fraud
Police say the suspect promised a boat to an American couple in 2017, but once the contract was signed and the deposit taken, the yacht was never delivered.
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Ottawa man faces 26 hate-motivated charges for antisemitic posters: police
A 29-year-old Ottawa man has been arrested in connection to a string of antisemitic posters hung in the city's west-end over the last two months, police say.
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Kenney to talk economic recovery with Calgary business community
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is expected to talk to Calgary Chamber of Commerce members about economic recovery and the provincial government's priorities for the coming year.
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Montreal public health orders St-Léonard church to follow COVID-19 rules
The primary concern is to contain the spread of the virus, a Montreal public health authority spokesperson says.
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Lawyer contests evaluation of man charged with attempted murder of cop
A psychiatrist deemed Ali Ngarukiye fit to stand trial.
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Foo Fighters, A$AP Rocky and Dua Lipa to bring star power back to Osheaga festival
The lineup marks the return of Osheaga’s star power after the 2020 and 2021 summer events were cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Tiger Woods announces golf return at PNC Championship, will play with son
45-year-old Tiger Woods will officially return to competition at the PNC Open at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando alongside his son Charlie,
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Justin Trudeau announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
The move allows Ottawa to signal its opposition to human rights abuses in China while still allowing Canadian athletes to compete in the upcoming Winter Games.
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2 men found dead in aftermath of fire at rooming house in Quebec City
Police say the bodies of two men, both in their early 50s, were found at the scene and bore marks of violence.
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Raptors should go for it, seriously pursue Myles Turner or Domantas Sabonis in a trade
A missed opportunity is sometimes a lost opportunity and this one seems too good to let go without a full, aggressive exploration of all possibilities.
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Red Hill parkway judicial inquiry now expected to cost up to $20 million
Questions that were raised about the safety of the parkway's surface also prompted an emergency repaving in the spring of 2019, at a cost of $8.5 million.
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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer
One of two men charged in the death of a Calgary Police Service (CPS) officer pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter in court on Wednesday.
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Toronto police reveal 10 most stolen vehicles of 2021
The Toronto Police Service has released its list of the most stolen vehicles as of Dec. 1, 2021 in the city, as has the Équité Association – and several models made both lists.
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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in hit-and-run death of Calgary police Sgt. Andrew Harnett
Amir Abdulrahman pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter. He was charged with first-degree murder in the December 2020 death of Calgary police Sgt. Andrew Harnett.
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Winter travel advisory issued for Kingston, Ont. region
Environment Canada says lake effect flurries are expected and could be capable of producing up to five centimetres of snow.
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Judge upholds Ontario rules limiting third-party election advertising spending
Ontario Superior Court Justice Ed Morgan found, however, that the rules meet the legal requirement to allow for broad and egalitarian participation in the campaign.
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Kamloops mom seeks Christmas cards to cheer son confined to care home
'To be in a nursing home with people who have lived their lives is hard. Jessie hasn’t had a chance to live his life, it was stolen from him.'
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Winnipeg School Division examines demographics, effects of student suspensions
The Winnipeg School Division found that while Indigenous students represent just over a quarter of the division's students, they make up 55 per cent of suspensions.
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Booster invitations for 65 and older start at end of week in B.C.; under 65s start getting theirs in January
About 500,000 people in priority groups in B.C. — including residents of care homes, seniors living in the community, clinically extremely vulnerable people, and Indigenous peoples — have already received third doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
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Ontario has confirmed 31 Omicron cases since COVID variant was identified
Ontario has discovered 10 new cases of Omicron, bringing the province’s total to 31 cases since the COVID variant was first identified.
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Better.com CEO apologizes for firing 900 employees during Zoom call
"I blundered the execution," CEO Vishal Garg said in a statement after his layoff tactics made headlines worldwide.
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OPP lay murder charge in June death at Chippewas of The Thames First Nation
The accused, a resident of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, faces one count of second-degree murder and was scheduled to make a court appearance on Wednesday.
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TVDSB trustee Jake Skinner resigns, special meeting called for Wednesday
A special meeting of the board is scheduled for Wednesday evening to determine a process for replacing TVDSB trustee Jake Skinner.
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