For many athletes, the spit tube beats the ‘brain tickler’ for COVID-19 testing
The saliva testing kit developed by Spectrum Solutions, which also works with Ancestry.com, is a key part of MLB’s return game plan. And word has spread rapidly.
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Police, firefighters intervene after Saskatoon man spends more than 3 hours running on rooftops
On Friday evening a 34-year-old man ran across two townhouse building rooftops for over three hours before being brought down by the Saskatoon Fire Department.
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Argument over Penny Hardaway’s coaching talents ends with man shooting his cousin, Memphis police say
Hardaway played at Memphis before his injury-shortened NBA career and has coached the Tigers for two years.
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It has been four months of fits and starts in the sports world. In some ways, things could hardly be worse
The next four will tell us if the United States has the ability to support its myriad sports leagues, or if it will all come crashing down.
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NHLers don’t want Cup ‘asterisk’
Next to the fear of contracting COVID-19 in large numbers during the playoff tournament, a major issue for married men and dads among the players was when could their families join them in the isolation bubble. “There were a couple of the guys (on the Return To Play committee) who thought of using the world […]
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2 ships collide head-on in Ontario’s Welland Canal, video shows
Prior to the collision, both vessels were travelling in opposite directions on the same side of the canal, a key shipping route in that connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
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Canadian government should unfriend Facebook
Ottawa won’t join a global movement condemning the platform for its shocking indifference to the harm its business inflicts, Daniel Bernhard writes.
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Protesters in Calgary, Edmonton call for Bill 1 to be repealed
The bill claims to protect essential infrastructure by creating offences for trespassing, interfering with operations or causing damage.
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#ICYMI: Tragic death of 2 little girls, Oka 30 years after, other news
Saturday, July 11, 2020: Here are some of the stories we’ve been following today.
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Ubisoft cuts ties with managing director of Canadian studios as restructuring continues
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Being a hub city may not bring big financial boost to Edmonton: sports economist
With Edmonton being selected as an NHL hub city, many are looking forward to not only hockey but also the financial benefits that come with it. But one sports economist says the financial boost will be minimal.
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Pearson pumped to finally take the mound for Blue Jays … Borucki back in the fight for spot on rotation … Grichuk, Stroman exchange unfriendly words on Twitter
It didn’t matter that there was nary a baseball-starved soul in the Rogers Centre seats on Saturday afternoon, when the Blue Jays top pitching prospect hit the mound for his first time in the big league uniform, it felt like home. The sooner Nate Pearson gets there, the better, of course, but after holding six […]
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Northern Alberta First Nation requires masks in public after first coronavirus case
Trips into and out of the First Nation will be limited to one per day, and travel within the community is strongly discouraged.
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Edmonton police investigate suspicious death in southwest end
Edmonton police search for a truck of interest in a suspicious death investigation.
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Smudge walk held to honour slain Saskatoon teenager, raise awareness of violence
The walk was held to ensure Isaiah Brunton, 17, is never forgotten and that other young people aren’t in harm’s way.
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Man with life-threatening injuries after motorcycle-vehicle crash in southwest Calgary
The motorcyclist struck the passenger side of the Subaru and was rushed to hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries, police said.
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WE CHARITY SCANDAL: ACTING PM FREELAND?
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Who is policing the police in Calgary? An interview with the makers of ‘Above the Law’
Above the Law, a new documentary film by Marc Serpa Francoeur and Robinder Uppal about police brutality in Calgary, Alberta, premieres on CBC television at 8 p.m. local time on July 11, 2020.
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Texas patient in 30s dies after reportedly citing ‘mistake’ of attending ‘COVID party’
‘COVID parties’ are get-togethers involving a person who has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, with attendees supposedly gathering as a dare.
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Brace for Impact: Eviction crisis looming
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China’s CanSino in talks for large-scale trial of potential coronavirus vaccine overseas
There are no approved vaccines yet for COVID-19, a respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, which has killed more than half a million people globally.
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Edmonton moms raising money for toddler needing $2.8M life-saving drug
A group of Edmonton moms is raising money for a toddler in need of an expensive, but life-saving, drug therapy treatment through a bottle drive.
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Child seriously injured in car crash in Roxton Falls
Two other people were also injured.
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Mitt Romney slams Trump for ‘unprecedented, historic corruption’ in commuting Roger Stone’s sentence
Even as most other Republicans held their tongues, the Utah senator slammed Trump for trying to save his own skin by protecting Stone from punishment.
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Kelowna country singer releases debut album: ‘It’s really cool to see your songs come to life’
After spending time in the studio, Teigen Gayse is ready to share the fruits of her labour.
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Northern Alberta First Nation requires masks in public following first COVID-19 case
Fort McKay First Nation Chief Mel Grandjamb announced the positive test on Friday, and he says that protective masks will now be necessary for everyone outside of their homes and yards in the community.
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Montreal urging bar patrons, employees to get COVID-19 test after several cases
Dr. David Kaiser urged anyone starting to develop coronavirus symptoms or those who’ve been in contact with someone get screened and tested.
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Hockey, risks and asterisks: The NHL’s road to a return was paved with good intentions
Should this season come with an asterisk? Maybe, given the circumstances that have led to summertime hockey with expanded playoffs, but the argument against is stronger.
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Demonstrators call for end to police violence at rally for B.C. nursing student
Surveillance video from Mona Wang’s apartment building appears to show a female police officer dragging the student face first down a carpeted hallway and into an elevator.
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Municipal policy expert points to developer power following Winnipeg impact fee court decision
"This is a city that is still very much in the control or in the thrall of the development industry."
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New surprise $60-million bid from NordStar locks up acquisition of Torstar
The new agreement includes “hard lock-ups,” meaning the Torstar voting trust and Fairfax can’t change their votes to support any other bid, a source said.
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Health officials probing house parties in wake of Kelowna COVID-19 exposure advisory
“We are looking at their exposures, where they were, when they were in Kelowna, and we are identifying a couple of parties where these individuals may have converged.”
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Fatal Richmond crash leads to gas leak, evacuations
Police say a semi truck collided with a Corvette, sending the sports car "careening into a gas pipeline structure along the side of the road."
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“I had to stuff my nose with tissue because the smell of blood”: B.C. rally calls for changes to wellness checks
Supporters of Mona Wang, the UBC nursing student who was allegedly dragged and stepped on by an RCMP officer during a wellness check, spoke out at Vancouver rally Saturday.
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Protesters call for changes to wellness checks after video shows apparent assault
Supporters of Mona Wang, the UBC nursing student who was allegedly dragged and stepped on by an RCMP officer during a wellness check, spoke out at Vancouver rally Saturday.
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Mueller defends Russia probe, says Roger Stone ‘remains a convicted felon, and rightly so’
The op-ed in The Washington Post marked Mueller's first public statement on his investigation since his congressional appearance last July.
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WE Charity lays off hundreds after deal with Trudeau government is cancelled
Charity says 465 workers were hired to deliver federal government’s student volunteer grants, but 450 were let go after a political scandal forced Liberal government to change course.
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Gregor Chisholm: Vlad could be the new Edwin. Guerrero’s shift to first has a lot of angles, but little downside for the Jays
The elephant in the room is whether the Jays used Guerrero’s struggles at third base as an excuse to keep him in the minors for longer than necessary. The answer to that can be yes even while admitting nothing would have changed if Guerrero had been at first base or anywhere else on the field, Gregor Chisholm writes.
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Brockville’s Aquatarium reopens with plenty of covid protocols in place
"It may be a new normal, it may never be exactly the way it was before but that's ok," said Michelle Osborne, executive director of the Aquatarium. 
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Canada saw 221 new coronavirus cases Saturday — all of them from Ontario and Quebec
In Canada, the total number of novel coronavirus cases diagnosed is 107,326, while 8,773 people have died.
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