Out-of-court a speedier alternative for divorce, separation during pandemic
Separation and divorce is on the rise given the COVID-19 lockdown but those seeking time in family court will be in for a wait with the backlog likely extending into the months, not weeks. So Toronto family law firm Shulman & Partners LLP, which has experienced a 40% rise in people seeking to split from […]
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Cyclist taken to hospital after collision with vehicle in east Edmonton
The intersection at 50 Street and 82 Avenue has been closed down, as well as the southbound lanes of 50 Street while officers investigate.
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Moose Jaw paramedic, musician shines light on mental health in new song
Moose Jaw paramedic Nicholas Hennink addresses the impact of social isolation in a song.
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UN votes on Syrian resolution letting aid pass through rebel-held area
Russia, Syria's most important ally, has argued that aid should be delivered from within the country across conflict lines and just one crossing point is needed.
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Clubs to stay quiet?
Everything that makes a bar fun works against its reopening during the time of COVID-19. The Ontario government has already banned dancing and singing on patios, and a source said it’s still undecided on whether dance club-style bars will be allowed to reopen with most other businesses in Stage 3 of the economic recovery plan. […]
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EDITORIAL: Jagmeet Singh plays the race card
Describing the peaceful surrender of a man now charged with threatening the life of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as an example of systemic racism in policing is, of course, absurd. Enter NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. Last week, he claimed the incident on the grounds of Rideau Hall was an example of systemic racism in policing […]
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THE WAY WE WERE: French pilot recorded first flight over Toronto 110 years ago
Something I’ve noticed during this strange period of time, as we all wait for the dreaded COVID-19 virus to leave us alone, is the sound of airplanes overhead. Oh sure there’s the occasional small private plane taking its passengers north for a camping or fishing vacation (and others city-bound bringing them back home). But one […]
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A view from space: Comet Neowise spotted after approaching the sun
Newly released video from NASA shows the comet Neowise as it jets through space after it approached the sun.
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Police investigating drowning of two toddlers in Quebec residential pools Friday
Two toddlers drowned in separate residential pools on Friday evening, a few hours apart, in the Lanaudière and Montérégie regions.
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Barbados considering plan to allow visitors to stay and work remotely there for a year
In a bid to boost tourism and reinvigorate the economy, the prime minister of Barbados is considering allowing visitors to stay and work remotely in the island country for a year.
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Coronavirus lockdowns in Iran could spark protests, president warns
Many experts blame an increase in virus-related deaths over the past week on wedding and funeral ceremonies with large crowds.
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Coronavirus: London Ont., Home County music festival going virtual
The Home County Music and Art Festival is going virtual this summer due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Masks mandatory at planned ‘Justice for Mona Wang’ protest in Kelowna
The ‘Justice for Mona Wang’ protest is scheduled to take place in the downtown core at Stuart Park, from 1 to 3 p.m.
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Coronavirus: Toronto to hold lane-closure blitz to increase patio space for restaurants, bars
"Restaurant and bar patios are an integral part of Toronto’s economy and supporting them during these challenging times is a top priority," Mayor John Tory said.
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Lightning’s Steven Stamkos injured again at start of training camp
Stamkos is expected to be ready for the start of the NHL’s expanded 24-team Stanley Cup playoffs in early August.
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NHL releases full Winnipeg Jets play-in series schedule
The Winnipeg Jets will begin their 2020 quest for the Stanley Cup, a la COVID-19, in just three weeks.
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‘Byron Bear’ rescued from tree in London Ont., to return to wild next week
London Bear, also known as Byron Bear, was first spotted on June 8 in the area of Oxford Street West, near the bridge west of Sanatorium Road.
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Richmond RCMP hunting suspected serial arsonist
Mounties say there have been 15 similar fires, targeting hedges, garbage bins and construction site porta-potties.
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Environment Canada warns of funnel clouds, heavy rain in weather advisory for Toronto
Funnel clouds were spotted in the Niagara Region and a waterspout was reported over Lake Nipissing late this morning. These may develop into a landspout tornado in rare cases, Environment Canada said.
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Rare comet currently visible in night sky over British Columbia
The comet is currently visible in the pre-dawn early morning, and best viewed with binoculars or a telescope.
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No new cases of COVID-19 in July, Manitoba sees 11-day streak
Public health officials announced Saturday morning there are no new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba.
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Pedestrian-only downtown a hit with residents as St. John’s adapts to pandemic
City officials in St. John's, N.L., fast-tracked opening a pedestrian only downtown, in an effort to boost reopening successes of local businesses.
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Police search home of St. Louis couple who pointed guns at George Floyd protesters
The police arrived on Friday evening with a search warrant and seized a semi-automatic .223 caliber rifle, police said, apparently the same weapon wielded by Mark McCloskey during the June 28 incident.
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Eagles penalize DeSean Jackson for ‘conduct detrimental to the team’ following anti-Semitic posts
Jackson faced significant backlash after he posted a fake quote attributed to Adolf Hitler on Instagram over the Fourth of July weekend.
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All staff, residents test negative for coronavirus at P.E.I seniors’ home
The province's chief public health officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, says COVID testing at Whisperwood Villa was completed Friday.
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Lewis Hamilton shows he’s the best in the rain with superb pole at Styrian Grand Prix
It was the Mercedes driver’s record-extending 89th career pole and particularly impressive as he first beat Red Bull driver Max Verstappen’s mark and then his own leading mark on his final lap.
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Canucks’ Sven Baertschi opts out of NHL’s return to play
Baertschi only played six games with the team this season -- spending most of his time with the club's AHL affiliate the
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Police search for missing 62-year-old Edmonton man with medical condition
On July 10 before 7 p.m., 62-year-old Johnny Simpson left his residence in the area of 174 Avenue and 110 Street for a walk and did not return.
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‘Historic corruption’: Mitt Romney blasts Trump after Roger Stone’s commutation
'An American president commutes the sentence of a person convicted by a jury of lying to shield that very president,' Romney said in a tweet early Saturday.
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s wife, daughters test negative for coronavirus
The president announced that he had tested positive on Tuesday, and said he was quarantining while also taking the unproven drug hydroxychloroquine.
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All residents, staff at PEI seniors home test negative for COVID-19
The province’s chief public health officer says 129 residents and 140 staff members, as well as anyone who visited the centre on June 30, were tested twice in a one-week period and their results came back negative both times.
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‘Very concerning:’ Toronto police respond to 6 shooting calls in 12 hours
Officers were first called to a shooting at Scarborough Town Centre just after 2:10 p.m. Friday. 
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Quebec Amber Alert For Romy And Norah Carpentier Ends After Police Find 2 Bodies
SAINT-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — Quebec provincial police believe they have found the bodies of two young sisters during a search for them and their father.A police spokeswoman says they believe the bodies discovered Saturday belong to Norah Carpentier, 11, and her sister, Romy Carpentier, 6, who were last seen on Wednesday evening.The spokeswoman, Ann Mathieu, says police cannot confirm the girls are dead.She says an Amber Alert that was issued for the girls on Thursday has been lifted.Police say their priority now is to find the girls’ father, Martin Carpentier, who they say could still be in the area of St-Apollinaire, a suburb of Quebec City.They are asking anyone who sees him to immediately contact 911.This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 11, 2020.Also on HuffPost:
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Disney World reopens despite coronavirus case surge in Florida
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday, while Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios will follow four days later.
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New Brunswick reports no new coronavirus cases on Saturday
New Brunswick has only one active case in the province, as no new cases have been reported since Thursday.
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This Black woman entrepreneur built her hairstyle into a million-dollar hair extension business
Vivian Kaye was overlooked by banks and business accelerators that failed to understand her products and her market. But that cost them the opportunity to participate in KinkyCurlyYaki’s success.
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Flames’ Travis Hamonic is first player to opt out of NHL return
Hamonic said worries about his young children contracting COVID-19 prompted his decision to opt out.
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Demetrious Maxie remembers Baltimore’s Grey Cup win 25 years later
Demetrious Maxie was a rookie with Baltimore in 1995 and the current Edmonton Eskimos defensive line coach has a hard time believing its been 25 years since he won his first Grey Cup.
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