Mandatory masks for elementary students in Quebec red zones will ‘lower risk’ of COVID-19 outbreaks

Dr. Horacio Arruda, director of Quebec public health, described the measure as 'preventive' to protect students, teachers and the community in hard-hit regions.
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Victim in critical condition after daylight shooting in Scarborough
Police said they were called to the area of Pharmacy Avenue and Dewey Drive, south of Ellesmere Road, at 1:36 p.m. Sunday.
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10 people vie for council seat in Penticton byelection
The byelection is being held to replace Jake Kimberley, who resigned in February after suffering a stroke.
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COVID-19: Kingston tourism operators can’t wait to reopen — but when?
Some tourist operators in the Kingston-area can't wait to reopen, the question when.
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Humpback whale found dead on Haida Gwaii beach
Fisheries and Oceans Canada said it had responded to the site and had taken samples in order to try and determine the whale's cause of death.
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Dead humpback whale washes up on Haida Gwaii beach
The whale was identified by researchers as being an 18-year-old female known as Kayak
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Will 'digital nomads,' grounded by pandemic, return to Vancouver?
Will the mass discovery that a lot of office work can be done from anywhere push more people into trying the life of a digital nomad?
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Price looking sharp as rested Habs prepare for the Leafs
Goalie's teammates offered him an unusual tribute during Sunday's workout in Brossard.
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Medical experts in Ontario calling for creative strategies in next phase of COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Now that so many people have received a first dose, experts are looking at what's next as the rollout continues, especially when it comes to allocating vaccines.
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COVID-19: Saskatchewan breaks record for daily vaccinations, reports 167 new cases
A total of 542,343 people have received their first dose in Saskatchewan and 48,609 individuals have received their second dose.
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338Canada: The Conservatives’ great big climate problem
Philippe J. Fournier: New data shows that on climate change, Conservative supporters are way out of step with voters from every other major party in Canada The post 338Canada: The Conservatives’ great big climate problem appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Nova Scotia church, worshippers fined again for illegal gathering
RCMP fined Weston Christian Fellowship and members of the congregation Sunday for attending an in-person service that violates the public health act.
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Brissett has career-high 31 as Pacers beat Raptors 125-113
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Oshae Brissett scored a career-best 31 points and Domantas Sabonis added 25 points and 16 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 125-113 to lock up the Eastern Conference's ninth seed.
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Israeli paramedics: 2 dead in synagogue bleacher collapse
Israeli medics said at least two people were killed and more than 150 injured after a bleacher collapsed at an uncompleted West Bank synagogue on Sunday, the eve of a major Jewish holiday.
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4 and 11-year-old in critical condition after Vaughan crash: police
A police spokesperson said a vehicle left the road and struck three pedestrians, including a four-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl.
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COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan
Starting Monday, residents over 85 or who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before Feb. 15 will be eligible to receive their second dose.
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U.S. ‘working tirelessly’ to end conflict in Gaza: official
U.S President Joe Biden said earlier this week he was hopeful that a cycle of violence with Israelis and Palestinians would end soon.
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London, Ont., transplant recipient trains to swim across Lake Ontario to fundraise, raise awareness
Londoner Jillian Best is determined to swim 52 km across Lake Ontario this summer to raise awareness and promote healthy living after a transplant.
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75 people fined $135,000 at illegal gathering in Quebec’s Lanaudière region
Provincial police obtained a warrant to enter the house, and found 75 people, almost all from the Greater Montreal region.
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COVID-19: Finnegan’s Market in Hudson, Que., still hoping to open this season
The iconic flea market and antique shop in Hudson has been closed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners remain optimistic they can still open this season.
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Burnaby RCMP seek man missing for nearly 2 weeks
Gavin Henrich, who also goes by the alias Munroe Lawson, was last seen in the 1,000 block of Burrard Street in Vancouver on May 5.
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Stay-at-home summers spur Edmonton landscaping boom
Landscapers have thrived in a bizarre economy changed by COVID-19.
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Raptors’ bizarre season ends with loss to Indiana
The most bizarre season in Toronto Raptors history ended with a 125-113 loss to Indiana on Sunday.
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Manon Massé to step down as Québec solidaire parliamentary leader
Massé, 57, said she is passing the torch to co-leader Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, 30, as of September when the fall parliamentary session begins.
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