Small accounting firms call on Ottawa to extend April 30 tax deadline
The vast majority of accountants who prepare personal taxes that seemed overwhelmed with the pending deadline were women who worked as either sole proprietors or in smaller firms, said Hugh Woolley, a prominent Vancouver accountant who started a petition for Ottawa to extend the filing deadline from April 30.
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Beloved Saskatchewan teacher’s death from COVID-19 renews vaccination calls
Victor Thunderchild, an educator for nearly 30 years in Saskatchewan, died from COVID-19 over the weekend, reigniting calls to vaccinate teachers faster.
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University of Alberta students’ concept could prevent fentanyl overdoses
Three University of Alberta students were discussing the issue of fentanyl overdoses when they came up with a potential life-saving solution to the deadly problem. 
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N.S. premier happy with federal budget, N.B. premier pans for being too Toronto focussed
Nova Scotia's premier lauded the federal budget for its focus on child care, but New Brunswick's premier criticized it for not addressing health care in a meaningful way.
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Liveblog: Habs kick off Alberta road trip vs. Oilers
Carey Price will get the start in goal for the Canadiens.
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People aged 15 to 29 should get annual testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea: experts
The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has released new guidelines on testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea. To catch untreated and asymptomatic infections, the task force recommends annual testing in the 15 to 29 age group.
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COVID-19: Some municipalities prepared to act after crowding and partying on popular B.C. beaches
Vancouver showing little movement after hundreds-strong dance party hits English Bay.
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Stu Cowan: Not a surprise Canadiens coach is counting on Carey Price
You have to wonder how much clout Dominique Ducharme has with veteran goalie and captain Shea Weber with interim tag attached to job title.
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Canada’s plans to deal with COVID-19 deficit, childcare spark questions
In Canada's federal budget, the Liberals pledged $30B over five years to create a national childcare plan aiming to provide access to daycare at an average cost of $10 per day.
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Budget 2021: VIDO in Saskatoon poised to become ‘Canada’s centre for pandemic research’
VIDO in Saskatoon is slated to receive $59.2 million over three years to enhance the organization's efforts to tackle COVID-19 and future infectious diseases.
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COVID-19: B.C. lowers eligibility for AstraZeneca vaccine, targets COVID-19 hot spot communities with priority vaccinations
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said targeting communities with high rates of COVID-19 could reduce transmission and reduce the strain on near-capacity hospitals
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Regina committee votes to support federal bill banning conversion therapy
Regina’s community wellness committee voted in favour of supporting a federal bill banning conversion therapy.
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No buildings higher than Mount Royal, pledges Plante administration
"The mountain of Mont Royal is an emblematic gem that must be valued but it should not be a barrier to having an ambitious city," said Lionel Perez of Ensemble Montréal
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Alberta advocates celebrate federal child-care plan; UCP says more details needed
The 2021 federal budget includes big promises for making child care more affordable, however, the Alberta government says it needs more information before signing on.
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No WHL playoffs for 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions
The league said travel restrictions in place to try to stem the tide of the global pandemic would make it difficult to conduct a post-season.
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Don Martin: It's a stimulus budget all right -- for votes in the next election
Reading the federal budget spending spree as it scrolls on for 720-plus pages, a certain numbness takes hold, writes Don Martin in his exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.
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Don Martin: A super spreader of spending in budget aimed at stimulating voters for upcoming election
Reading the federal budget spending spree as it scrolls on for 720-plus pages, a certain numbness takes hold, writes Don Martin in his exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.
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ICBC apologizes to accident victim in class action lawsuit
ICBC has apologized to one of the plaintiffs in a major class action lawsuit and offered to pay more than $3,700 to make up for an error.
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Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou ask judge for adjournment in final extradition hearings
In response, a lawyer for Canada's attorney general accused Meng's team of trying to turn the extradition hearing into a trial.
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Hamilton bylaw officers to ticket people who use escarpment stairs for non-essential travel
City of Hamilton bylaw officers will be 'proactively' enforcing the escarpment stairs' closure and issuing fines to those who use the stairs for non-essential travel.
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Vancouver wine festival, Bard on the Beach join forces for fundraising
To help combat losses, Bard on beach and wine fest are teaming up to raise funds for their struggling groups with a Bacchanalia Online Auction.
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‘The damage has been done’ by Ontario’s short-lived plan for arbitrary police stops, experts say
The province walked back the plan almost immediately — but not before many saw it as another move toward further over-policing poor and racialized communities.
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City of Lethbridge seeking Indigenous artists sought for commemorative project
"Commemorations can often take the form of a (healing) garden or a piece of public art or an education project, mural-making," Stein said.
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Toronto’s top doctor joins call for paid sick leave
Resistant Premier Doug Ford, for his part, laments prospect of vaccine delays.
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Man behind Edmonton Trappers’ name reflects on early years of team’s history
The Edmonton Trappers entered the Pacific Coast League 40 years ago this year, and a 16-year-old baseball fan was a big part of the organization and its name.
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Province seeks forfeiture of $2 million in Chilliwack properties allegedly linked to trafficking, money laundering
The province seeks to have forfeited two Chilliwack properties valued at more than $2 million allegedly linked to drug trafficking and money laundering.
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Newborn found in northeast Edmonton home; police search for mother
The three-day-old baby girl was taken to hospital by EMS as a precaution and "is reportedly in good health," Edmonton police added.
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Where is Trina Hunt? Family, friends have no answers 3 months after Port Moody woman vanished
Sunday marked three months since a Port Moody woman vanished - and her family and friends are desperate for any answers surrounding her sudden and mysterious disappearance.
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Leaders of extremist Jewish sect Lev Tahor charged in kidnapping case
"International borders will not stop the FBI from pursuing justice and enforcing violations of our laws, especially when you target children."
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Rosie DiManno: ‘This wasn’t policing; this was murder,’ prosecutor tells the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial — but this is an ex-cop on trial
The defence counters that when Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds it was ‘reasonable use of force’ — and he only needs one juror to cleave to that kernel of doubt, writes Rosie DiManno.
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Can Canada grow faster? That’s the test of Chrystia Freeland’s first budget
‘The real test of Chrystia Freeland’s plan will come far down the road, after the next election. It will be whether her promise to get Canada growing faster actually becomes reality.’
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Martin Regg Cohn: Doug Ford may be an incompetent premier, but he’s not illegitimate
In his failing and flailing against COVID-19, Ford is merely like most other leaders across the country and the world, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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More COVID-19 outbreaks reported at Calgary daycares
There are now outbreaks at eight child-care facilities in the Calgary zone with a total of 117 positive COVID-19 cases. 
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Fire crews rescue trapped man and dog from submerged vehicle near Oliver, B.C.
Firefighters trained in swift water rescue pulled a man and his dog to safety from a half-submerged SUV-type vehicle.
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Trial underway for California couple charged with drug possession at Coutts Border Crossing
A trial is underway in Lethbridge for a California couple facing drug-related charges. The pair was charged after a vehicle search at the Coutts Border Crossing in 2017.
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Federal tax targets foreign home buyers
A 1 per cent tax on vacant properties signals that homes are meant to shelter Canadians rather than act as investments.
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Demand for AstraZeneca at pharmacies soars as the eligible age drops to 40
The new, lower age-range for AstraZeneca covers the second most likely cohort in Ontario to get COVID-19.
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