MPs urge crackdown on Beijing’s ‘intimidation’ of Hong Kong democracy supporters in Canada


The federal government should expand family immigration for Hong Kong residents and begin cracking down on Beijing’s interference with the rights of people in Canada, says a report from a committee on Canada-China relations released Thursday.
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Officers cleared of wrongdoing after head-on collision critically injures woman near Salmon Arm
The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) was called in to investigate if police actions contributed to the woman's injuries.
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Alberta researcher focusing on supporting mental health of health-care workers
The University of Alberta's Susan Sommerfeldt has received funding for two projects in partnership with Covenant Health to help the mental health of health-care workers.
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18 tickets issued at Saskatoon ‘freedom rally’
Saskatoon police said 18 people who were observed to have varying levels of involvement at the rally were issued tickets.
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Man, 2 minors face attempted murder charges following alleged stabbing: police
A man and two male youths are facing attempted murder charges after an incident Sunday that sent two people to hospital with apparent stab wounds.
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Summerland chamber boss says community remains vigilant amid high COVID-19 infection rate
BCCDC data shows Summerland had one of the worst infection rates in the B.C. Interior for the week of April 23-29.
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Trial begins for TDSB teacher accused of criminal negligence causing death of student who drowned
A trial has begun for a TDSB teacher charged in relation to the drowning of a 15-year-old C. W. Jefferys Collegiate student while on a six-day canoe trip in 2017.
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Canadiens are left with no francophone Quebecers in their lineup
"I'd say it's just a matter of our circumstances," coach Dominique Ducharme says with Phillip Danault and Jonathan Drouin out of action.
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More than 40 U.S. attorneys general urge Facebook to stop plans for an Instagram for kids
On Monday, 44 U.S. attorneys general signed a letter addressed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to scrap plans for an Instagram intended for younger users, citing mental health and privacy concerns.
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London and Middlesex adds 27 new COVID-19 cases Monday
The number of new COVID-19 cases in London and Middlesex plummeted on Monday with 27 new cases, which is the region's smallest update since mid-March.
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What the Puck: Canadiens GM Bergevin hasn't earned a contract extension
Owner Geoff Molson should demand playoff success before bringing back GM who has only had mediocre results during his nine years in Montreal.
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Ottawa fire crews knock down flames engulfing Greely home
Ottawa fire crews responded to a house fire in Greely afternoon, where the homeowner said flames spread quickly from the home's vinyl siding to eventually engulf the roof.
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A look at what has prompted thousands to protest across Colombia
Protesters have turned out in more than half of Colombia's municipalities since last week for mostly peaceful protest against the administration of President Ivan Duque.
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Man charged in Saturday's murder outside Burnaby vape store
Ahmed Tahir, who was known to police before the murder, has been charged with first-degree murder
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COVID-19: Outbreak declared at OPP offender transport unit in Lindsay; 35 new cases for HKPR
Active cases have jumped back over 100 in the jurisdiction of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
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Winnipeg man in custody in connection with month-long crime spree
A 30-year-old Winnipeg man is behind bars after being arrested in connection with more than a dozen break and enter incidents between April 6 and May 7.
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COVID-19: Ontario likely to mix 1st, 2nd vaccine doses amid lack of AstraZeneca supply
Health Minister Christine Elliott says it's likely that recipients of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine may receive a different shot for their second dose.
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Nurses working during COVID-19 pandemic ‘beyond the point of burnout’
Nurses have been working tirelessly over the last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For National Nursing Week, nurses across the provinces share their experiences.
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Court hears Instagram comments allegedly targeting Eugenie Bouchard's sister
Danny Arsenault is alleged to have posted up to 200 comments on just one of Charlotte Bouchard's Instagram posts.
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Gas prices and security lessons: What the U.S. pipeline hack means for Canada
Experts say Canada could see trickle-down effects of the Colonial Pipeline hack — whether through gas prices or more symbolic implications, like its own infrastructure's security.
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‘Just a weird coincidence’ that vaccines are the anchor for new PBS series ‘Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer’
Four-part PBS documentary series, beginning May 11, explores the history of vaccines and the role they’ve played in longevity.
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A COVID-19 infection can create long-term damage
Since the early days of the pandemic, many survivors of COVID-19 have reported ongoing symptoms long after the infection has cleared. SARS-CoV-2 is not content to only affect one organ. Not just the lungs, but the brain, heart and kidneys are all potential sites of injury. Add in an elevated risk of clots that affects more than 1-in-20 people who are hospitalized and you’re left with an infection that’s not only dangerous, but potentially disabling.
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FireEye jumps as it steps in to help with pipeline cyberattack
FireEye jumps after it says it is assisting with the investigation into a ransomware attack that has shut down operations of the biggest U.S. pipeline.
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Canada’s privacy watchdog investigating Pornhub over alleged non-consensual content posted online
Daniel Therrien says his office is looking into the pornography site and Montreal-based parent company MindGeek.
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Innocent bystander struck by bullet during fatal shooting in Burnaby
"He was an innocent victim, in the wrong place at the wrong time," Assistant Commissioner Manny Mann with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit said Monday morning.
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Freeport-McMoRan shares leap as copper prices hit fresh all-time highs
Surging demand, a softer U.S. dollar and a global supply deficit have copper prices at fresh all-time highs Monday, helping Freeport-McMoRan shares scale to a ten-year peak.
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Daycare testing: Making sure the kids are all right
Ask any parent with young children in daycare and they’ll have plenty of COVID-19 testing stories for you. With higher rates of COVID transmissions, many parents and families have caught the virus through their child’s daycare or opted for trips to testing centres with the appearance of every sniffle or fever. Some experts have advised people to pull their kids from daycares, but that is just not possible for many families. In a move to help families and try to get a track of spread, there is a new testing program in the daycare setting to make the process a little easier. Jennifer Yang, a Health Reporter for the Star, joins us to talk daycares, outbreaks and the new testing program.
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COVID-19: Ontario government looking to extend provincewide stay-at-home order into June
The Ford government cabinet is working to finalize the date, however, sources said the province is looking to extend the order until at least June 2.
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COVID-19 vaccine makes University of Lethbridge students eligible to win full tuition
U of L President Mike Mahon says the contest is a great idea to encourage people to get their shots.
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After Zambonis and Zach, Mercedes De La Cruz finds herself in romantic comedies
Mercedes De La Cruz talks about starting out in music videos, working with Zach Snyder, and getting into the Television Academy.
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CEGEPs to be hit with strikes beginning Tuesday
The teachers say salaries, the integration of disabled students and the lack of job security are major issues in negotiations.
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Opinion: Bilingual municipalities should be left alone
Premier François Legault should call off the language hard-liners and let cities like Côte-St-Luc do their jobs.
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COVID-19: Nova Scotia hair salon fined despite going to ‘great lengths’ to appear closed
While the business owner tried to make it look like the salon was closed, police found she was operating in violation of the Health Protection Act.
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