How the supply chain broke, and why it won’t be fixed anytime soon


The world has run short of a great many products. Why is this happening? A New York Times explainer.
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B.C. government increases 911 dispatchers and supports for first responders in B.C.
Health Minister Adrian Dix said as of Nov. 30, the province has hired 85 new paramedics and 65 full time 911 dispatchers. 
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Rapid COVID-19 tests available at 41 Co-op locations in Saskatchewan
Thousands of free COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits will be distributed through 41 Co-op locations across Saskatchewan for public use in the lead-up to the holidays.
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Beauty Bar: Dermalogica Daily Glycolic Cleanser
A recent release from the skincare brand Dermalogica, this facial cleanser conditions and brightens skin to renew a "dull, uneven skin tone." 
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Fab 5: Gifts for her
Whether it’s a mother-in-law, colleague, or your special someone you’re buying for, Rebecca Tay presents five gift ideas for women.
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Brian Minter: Being able to enjoy spring flowers on a windowsill in January is a real spirit-lifter
Opinion: Because of the rather wet fall, many garden stores still have a good selection of bulbs that are ideal for forcing.
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The New Pornographers' debut Mass Romantic turns 21
A.C. Newman and John Collins look back on the album that made the New Pornographers indie music stars.
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Canada secures orders of Merck, Pfizer COVID-19 antiviral pills
Canada has announced it has secured purchasing agreements with Pfizer and Merck for their COVID-19 antiviral pills designed to treat the virus.
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Bobcaygeon swing bridge reopening delayed until spring 2022: Parks Canada
In July, Parks Canada anticipated repairs to the bridge spanning Lock 32 of the Trent-Severn Waterway would be completed in December.
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Ship that lost containers moves to Nanaimo: coast guard
NANAIMO — A cargo ship that lost more than 100 containers into the Pacific Ocean after a fire on board has been cleared to travel to the Port of Nanaimo in British Columbia. Officials say the MV Zim Kingston was scheduled to leave Constance Bay near Victoria on Friday on a trip that was expected […]
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Hundreds of academics call for RCMP’s ‘immediate retreat’ from Wet’suwet’en territory
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Kingston agencies try to set record straight about COVID-19 homeless response
Community agencies spent time with media clarifying how they're working to address the needs of vulnerable people dealing with COVID-19 in Kingston.
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Manitoba Health says mother and 3-year-old given COVID-19 vaccine by mistake
Manitoba Health says the mother was informed about what happened and told about the risks, which it adds are low.
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'We're all tired': Iqaluit residents unable to drink tap water for nearly 2 months
It's been almost two months since Iqaluit's tap water was declared undrinkable.
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COVID-19 vaccines: 1 in 4 Ottawa kids aged 5-11 have 1st doses, leading Ontario
Ottawa Public Health says 25 per cent of all kids aged five to 11 in the city already have their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, just a week into the vaccination campaign.
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Halifax police investigate shots fired, vehicle hit and run
Halifax police believe that the motor vehicle hit and run and shots fired are linked.
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No trial next week for man accused in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer: lawyer
A jury trial was to begin Monday for Amir Abdulrahman on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Sgt. Andrew Harnett.
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B.C. floods: Province providing update Friday as drier weather allows for repairs
Military crews say a massive Tiger Dam across from Highway 1 is now fully removed, allowing traffic between Abbotsford and Hope to return to normal.
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Canada inks deal with Pfizer, Merck for COVID-19 antiviral drugs
The federal government has signed a deal with Pfizer and Merck to purchase their antiviral medication, pending Health Canada approval of the products. Public Services and Procurement Minister Filomena Tassi said Ottawa has placed an order for one million of Pfizer's antiviral pills, and 500,000 of Merck’s pills, with an option for 500,000 more.
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Charges upgraded for suspects in west Hamilton shooting
Police say the charges are in connection with an incident in late November at Guelph and York roads.
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Manitoba Health says mother and three-year-old given COVID-19 vaccine by mistake
Manitoba Health and Seniors Care says a mother and her three-year-old were each mistakenly given an adult dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine instead of a flu shot.
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First Annual Holiday Market at the River Cree, presented by Enoch Cree Nation: Dec. 3 – 5
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Edmonton International Airport to use drones to deliver commercial cargo packages
In a Canadian first, the Edmonton International Airport used a Sparrow drone from Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) to fly from the airport to a site in Leduc County.
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COVID-19 vaccines: Do we really need boosters? Experts weigh in
Experts say there are several reasons a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is necessary, including to protect against severe illness and death as immunity from the initial vaccine series wanes over time.
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CN to reopen tracks in southern B.C. this weekend after second shutdown
CN says engineers and construction crews continue to work on the Vancouver-Kamloops corridor, which was first cut by landslides and washouts amid torrential downpours in mid-November.
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Kelowna RCMP removed 800 impaired drivers from area roads this year
Since January 2021, Kelowna RCMP officers have removed 800 impaired drivers from area roads.
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Michigan school shooting suspect’s parents charged with involuntary manslaughter
The semi-automatic gun used in the shooting was purchased legally by shooter Ethan Crumbley's father last week, according to investigators.
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Canada expands booster dose recommendations for COVID-19
Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization is now strongly backing booster shots for adults over 50 years of age, anyone who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Janssen jab as their primary series, front-line health care workers and those living in or from Indigenous communities.
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Don’t wait for potential Omicron booster — Delta still dominant, top doctors say
NACI 'strongly' recommends adults aged 50 years and up get a COVID-19 booster shot -- and Canada's top doctors say despite the unknowns about Omicron, boosters do help fight Delta.
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Toronto Public Health warning patrons of downtown cafe of possible exposure to Omicron variant of COVID-19
The exposure is linked to a staff person at the cafe who recently travelled to South Africa, where the Omicron variant was first detected.
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