City of Penticton fast-tracks permits for extra patio space amid indoor dining shutdown
Penticton has fast-tracked its plan to expand patio spaces for downtown businesses on the 200 block of Martin Street, to allow for outdoor dining amid COVID-19 restrictions.
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The Place opening in downtown Lethbridge, offering customers blast from past
A sign appeared on the old Average Joe's building in downtown Lethbridge, sparking conversation: What will it be? What is The Place? For some, it's a new twist on an old favourite.
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‘Worst nightmare’: Ont. hospitals scramble to make room for COVID-19 patients as cases skyrocket
Hospitals across Ontario are quickly filling up with COVID-19 patients as new case numbers continue to break provincial records.
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Biden, Japan’s Suga unite against China’s aggression at 1st White House summit
Biden hosted Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for talks that offered the U.S. president a chance to work further on revitalizing U.S. alliances.
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Montreal man accuses SPVM of racial profiling in traffic stop
On Easter Friday, Wayne King says he was driving a BMW SUV back to the rental company in the Côte-Des-Neiges area when he followed and pulled over by police.
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Gay Liberal MP calls on O'Toole to disavow Tory MP's remark suggesting he's 'unclean'
A gay Liberal MP is calling on Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole to disavow a remark by one of his caucus members that appeared to suggest he and other LGBTQ people are 'unclean.'
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'Abolish park board:' Ken Sim makes first campaign pledge of 2022 election
One Vancouver mayoral candidate proposes abolishing the city's elected park board, while a rival for next year's election rejects the idea.
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Proposal seeks to extend Winter Response Program to help more people get housed in London, Ont.
The civic administration is recommending the extension of an overnight space at 415 York Street until June to shift the Winter Response to focused transitional supportive housing.
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COVID-19: More than 1,000 new cases, record hospitalizations as B.C. faces delay in Moderna shipments
Shipments of Moderna vaccines to Canada will be slashed in half through the rest of April due to delays in production capacity, said the federal government. That delay, however, will be offset by eight million additional doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which will start arriving in May.
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COVID-19: Poll suggests majority in B.C. want vaccine proof required for travel
About a quarter of British Columbians who haven’t got their jab yet are suffering from vaccine envy and a quarter are suffering anxiety while they wait for their vaccine
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How did it come to this?
Justin Ling: We are here because politicians have ignored the core facts of the COVID-19 virus and the main strategies that will clearly fight the pandemic The post How did it come to this? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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COVID-19: 151 cases among staff and inmates at Regina Correctional Centre
A COVID-19 outbreak at the Regina Provincial Correctional Centre continues to grow with 131 active cases among inmates and 20 positive cases in staff.
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Transgender teen’s father hit with ‘denunciatory’ six-month jail term for flouting court orders, publication bans
One of the most “egregious” breaches, the judge said, was the release of court documents to a U.S.-based website that included the child’s proposed medical treatment plan, an informed consent form containing the child’s personal information and names of the child’s health care providers
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Committee’s probe into sexual misconduct in Canada’s military may not be finished after all
A parliamentary committee’s study into sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces did not conclude on Friday as planned, despite an earlier vote by Liberal and Bloc Québécois MPs to shut it down.
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Climate activists embark on a four-day protest in B.C., say more actions on the way  
The group is also planning a weeklong campaign starting May 1 that will include blocking streets and bridges.
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Anti-Asian hate crimes in Burnaby, B.C., have increased 350%: RCMP
In 2019, 30 per cent of hate-motivated offenses had an Asian victim or target but in 2020, Burnaby RCMP said 63 per cent offences had an Asian victim or target.
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Surrey businessman accused of laundering cash for cartels
The 36-page indictment named 22 people allegedly involved in a “hawala” form of money laundering back in 2012. Several have been convicted in recent years.
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Vaughn Palmer: First Nation gives Horgan political cover as B.C. logging blockade moves toward showdown
Opinion: Pacheedaht letter lets premier push back against Green criticism
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B.C.’s Interior Health region about to reach 10,000 COVID-19 cases since start of pandemic
On April 16, 2021, 110 people tested positive in the IHA, according to the BC CDC, one of the highest case counts in a single day.
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Welcome back, wedges
The nostalgic shoe trend is ready for lift-off
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1st-round pick Dylan Holloway signs entry-level contract with Edmonton Oilers
Holloway, 19, was taken 14th overall in the October draft and has spent the last two seasons at the University of Wisconsin.
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Extreme naloxone revival prompts warning about pink crystal meth in Saskatoon
It took 27 shots of naloxone to revive someone who overdosed on pink crystal meth, Prairie Harm Reduction says.
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Concerns over public trust erosion after lack of details on COVID-19 birthday party outbreak
The premier cited an outbreak at a birthday party in Athabasca County twice this week. However, Alberta Health has no record of this specific outbreak.
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Non-essential visitors to North Okanagan landfill asked to limit trips
Customers at the landfill have been experiencing hour-long lineups, prompting the Regional District of North Okanagan to encourage people to defer trips if at all possible.
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Impaired driving charges laid in 2020 fatal crash at Manitoba campground
A 17-year-old male was killed in the crash.
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'People in the shadows': Vaccination initiatives seek out isolated Montrealers
Community groups say efforts are needed to fill the gaps in Quebec's vaccination campaign and ensure no one is being left behind.
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LAWC reports ‘alarming’ surge in demand for services during COVID-19 pandemic
The London Abused Women's Shelter says its Urgent Services Support Program recorded a 45 per cent increase in demand in its most recent fiscal year.
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Rosie DiManno: How Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis botched COVID-19, reopened early and emerged a leading Republican heir to Donald Trump
DeSantis is loudly touting his state’s pandemic response as a model for the country — 34,000 deaths later, Rosie DiManno writes.
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Warm, dry weather leads to fire restrictions in Edmonton
Due to the warm, dry spring weather so far, the City of Edmonton has put on a ban on open burning and fireworks until further notice.
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Tory MP uses term ‘unclean’ while expressing opposition to conversion therapy ban
A Conservative MP used the term "unclean" during a debate about conversion therapy on Friday, causing tensions to flare as one Liberal MP called it 'deeply offensive.'
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Montreal police seek public’s help in identifying man who allegedly shot at mosque with air pistol
Police said the incident takes back to April 5, when a man discharged an air gun on the façade of the mosque on Bélanger Street in Montreal's Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie borough.
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Daphne Bramham: This is no movie script, but the reality might work out OK for Vancouver Aquarium
Opinion: The bottom line is that the non-profit that ran the aquarium was getting to the point that there wasn’t enough money to feed the animals. Ocean Wise Conservation Society’s last hope was a for-profit corporate buyer
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B.C. Ferries cancels some Bowen Island sailings Saturday due to vessel repairs
A water taxi has been set up to ferry foot passengers between Bowen Island and West Vancouver.
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B.C. premier encouraging people to get COVID-19 vaccine after receiving AstraZeneca shot
The B.C. premier received an AstraZeneca shot at a pharmacy in Victoria on Friday, saying 27 per cent of British Columbians have been vaccinated so far.
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Quebec businesses struggle to hire employees due to labour shortage
150,000 job vacancies currently exist in Quebec while the unemployment rate is the lowest in Canada. Many businesses in the province say more needs to be done to hire workers.
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Doug Ford orders random police checks for motorists, closes golf courses and playgrounds in latest COVID-19 restrictions
Premier Doug Ford has ordered random police checks for motorists, closed playgrounds and golf courses, and put checkpoints at the Quebec and Manitoba borders under Ontario’s latest COVID-19 restrictions.
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Daphne Bramham: This is no movie script, but the reality might work out okay
The bottom line is that the non-profit that ran the aquarium was getting to the point that there wasn’t enough money to feed the animals. Ocean Wise Conservation Society’s last hope was a for-profit corporate buyer.
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