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Man charged with weapons offences after standoff with Winnipeg police
On Monday, officers were called to an apartment in the 600 block of Ellice Avenue, where police say a man allegedly armed with a gun had barricaded himself inside a suite.
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Waive EI waiting period for coronavirus patients: councillor
Waive the EI wait for those under coronavirus quarantine, says a Toronto city councillor. In a letter sent Tuesday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Councillor Jim Karygiannis calls on the federal government to waive the customary 14-day EI waiting period for those under medical quarantine due to the Wuhan coronavirus. The gesture would mirror a […]
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Rising sea levels swallow up 2 Indonesian islands
Indonesian scientists claimed that the capital's airport would be flooded with water by 2035.
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Lowe’s appoints transformation vice president as new head of Canadian operations
Hurst has 25 years of retail and home improvement experience, having worked at J.C. Penney Co. and Home Depot Inc.
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Top earners could benefit from Liberals’ income tax cut, parliamentary spending watchdog says
A report says Canadians earning between about $160,000 and $227,500 will, on average, save about $257 a year in taxes once the tax cut is fully implemented in 2023 — just above the $211 to be saved by those earning around $51,000.
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PuSh Festival: 5 things to know about Kismet, Things Have Changed
The four artists who comprise the Chop (Canada) reprise a cross-country survey of 100 people a decade later.
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Defence wants manslaughter conviction for Regina man charged in wife’s death
Jason McKay is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Jenny McKay.
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Project offering 47 free bed sets to students in need at Cape Breton University
The project will assist 47 students who live in unfurnished apartments and either have sub-standard beds or none at all.
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Indigenous group seeks big funding boost for guardians to help protect lands
The Indigenous Guardians program trains and equips local band members to watch over their traditional lands and protected areas.
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Man charged with impaired driving after vehicle crashes into Gravenhurst snowbank
At 7:40 p.m. Sunday, police were called after a vehicle was reportedly observed driving erratically northbound on Highway 11.
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Victim in Maple Ridge homicide identified as talented soccer player
Police are asking those who knew Edi Bogere-Nyigwo to come forward.
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GTA mayors and police chiefs call for smarter investment on ‘unacceptable’ youth gun violence
Mayors and police chiefs from cross the Greater Toronto Area met at Toronto city hall on Tuesday.
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Ten-year anniversary of Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival sees new sips, return of old favourites
More than 100 sweet sips on offer during festival.
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Fab 5: Chase the sun
If you’ve got a warm-weather getaway on the horizon, Rebecca Tay has five resortwear pieces to get you in the mood.
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More than 98,000 still owe money after Phoenix overpaid them, says MacKinnon
The government revealed the estimate this week in a written response to a question from the Opposition Conservatives, but could not say how many of its employees are owed money, or how much.
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Telluride and Crested Butte may be Colorado’s last great ski towns
Use your Vail Epic Pass to ski both
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Five reasons to check out the Vancouver International Boat Show
Boats for every taste — and daily shows from Twiggy, the world-famous water-skiing squirrel!
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Kanye West holds private memorial service for Kobe Bryant
Chance the Rapper and gospel singer Kirk Franklin also joined in for the service.
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Coach Butch Carter on Kobe Bryant: ‘His legacy goes way beyond what he did as a player’
Bryant and his daughter Gianna perished Sunday along with seven others in a California helicopter crash
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Taking the stress out of supper with these tips from 3 Edmonton chefs
Make mealtime easier with tips from three notable local chefs. The pros visited the Global Kitchen to show us their secrets for taking the stress out of suppertime.
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Hamilton Public Health working with local hospitals, first responders to prepare for coronavirus
Though there are currently no confirmed cases, Hamilton's public health officials are preparing for the possibility of the new coronavirus spreading to the city.
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Labour dispute a distraction for officers amid Regina homicides, says police chief
Evan Bray says police response to the lockout is taxing resources because officers are assigned daily to be at the plant and do investigative work.
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1st Presumed Coronavirus Case Reported In B.C.
VANCOUVER — Health officials in British Columbia say a man in his 40s is presumed to have coronavirus and is doing well as he recovers at home.Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, says the man works regularly in China and lives in the area covered by Vancouver Coastal Health.She says the man has voluntarily isolated himself since returning to Canada last week and no members of his family have shown any symptoms as they are being monitored by health officials.RELATED Canadians Should Avoid Travel To China’s Coronavirus Epicentre, Feds Warn 1st 'Presumptive Case' Of Coronavirus In Canada Officially Confirmed Hand Sanitizer, Washing Hands Prevents Spread Of Coronavirus Do Face Masks Actually Protect You From Coronavirus? The province expects to have tests results from the man’s case back from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg within 48 hours.If confirmed, it would be the first case of coronavirus in B.C.China has confirmed more than 4,500 cases of a new form of coronavirus, with at least 106 deaths.This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Jan. 28, 2020.
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Chinese-Canadians speak out against racism in light of coronavirus fears
Members of the Chinese-Canadian community are urging the public to remain calm in their reaction to the spread of a new coronavirus and warning against the kind of racist and sinophobic backlash that occurred during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003.
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Feds rang up $1.4M in legal costs during failed prosecution of Mark Norman
Justice Minister David Lametti did not provide any further details about the costs — including whether the figure included Norman’s legal fees, which the government has said it would pay.
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FUREY: School board labels coronavirus concerns ‘racism’ and ‘hate’
Should we encourage people who arrive in Canada from the Hubei province to self-isolate for two weeks? Should you work from home if you recently visited China? What about using the face masks that some are now wearing in the streets of Toronto-area cities? Right now, public health officials in Canada have not called for […]
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Opinion: Royalty has its place — just not here in Canada
Our reality is very different, and my sense is we quietly value the ordinariness of the type of society we have built over the years.
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Ontario school board warns that coronavirus concerns veer into anti-Chinese racism
They said that while the virus is believed to have originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, it’s important that it not be seen as a ‘Chinese virus.’
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Halifax council approves $250,000 in funding for Bus Stop Theatre Co-Operative
The decision was met by a round of applause from supporters of the theatre who attended Tuesday's meeting at Halifax City Hall.
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Christopher Labos: Is there a cancer risk with talcum powder?
The science isn't clear-cut, but the real question you might ask is: Why use it at all?
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Alberta cuts funding as coronavirus slams oil prices
Alberta is pulling back on borrowing in a move that could contain the recent widening of its debt risk spreads as the virus hurts a key revenue source for the province.
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2020 Juno Awards nominees announced, singer Alessia Cara to host ceremony
The 49th annual Juno Awards take place on March 15 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon.
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Duvernay-Tardif's Bowl message to Quebec: 'I'll try to make you proud'
"I wouldn't trade this for anything in the world," the Mont-St-Hilaire native, the only active NFLer with a medical degree, says of Super Bowl.
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‘A lot of fear’: Asian community a target of racism amid coronavirus threat
Experts say Canadians should have learned from SARS, but unfortunately, people are still making racist and xenophobic comments amid the new coronavirus outbreak.
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Norovirus outbreak lifted at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg
The outbreak was declared in the hospital's 2A medical/surgical unit on Jan. 20.
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British Columbia reports first case of coronavirus
The patient, a B.C. man In his 40s, arrived in Vancouver last week after travelling to Wuhan, China
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First B.C. case of Wuhan coronavirus confirmed
The man is in his 40s, health authorities say
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Neighbourhood of the future
Construction of two residential towers at Square One District to begin in partnership with The Daniels Corporation Calling it “the largest mixed-use downtown development in Canadian history,” Oxford Properties Group and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) have unveiled plans for the transformation of 130-acres around the Square One Shopping Centre into an 18 million sq. […]
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2 new North Atlantic right whale calves spotted off coast of Florida
The first pair, "Harmony" and her newborn calf, were spotted approximately 11 nautical miles off the St. Johns River entrance on Jan. 24.
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Gatineau, Que. man charged after acting ‘suspicious’ at area banks: Bracebridge OPP
The man was charged with identity theft, personation, using a forged document, and obstructing a peace officer, officers say.
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Peterborough woman allegedly assaults hospital staff member: police
A woman allegedly assaulted a staff member of Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Jan. 22.
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Kobe Bryant tributes: Jimmy Fallon, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel fight back tears
Jimmy Kimmel dedicated his entire 40-minute show on Monday night to Kobe Bryant.
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