Ontario gives $120M boost to municipalities’ gas tax funding to make up for low fuel sales
But this year, the government is topping up the funding with the additional cash to make up for reduced gas sales during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Peterborough to receive $1.9M in Ontario gas tax funding; $641K for City of Kawartha Lakes
The city's share of $1,913,675 for 2021-22 is down slightly from $1,919,520 it received for 2020-21. 
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COVID live updates: Quebec reports 59 deaths as hospitalizations continue to fall
Province may start relaxing pandemic rules before mid-February, Boileau says.
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Woodstock, Ont. man arrested in connection with fridge, stove thefts: Guelph police
Guelph police say six refrigerators and a stove were removed from a new south end condo building between late November and the end of December 2021.
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Vancouver weather: Periods of drizzle heading into the weekend
VANCOUVER, B.C.: Jan. 21, 2022 – Friday’s weather promises periods of drizzle, before we head into a mostly dry weekend with sun on Saturday. While Saturday will be sunny, Sunday promises grey skies before we kick off next week with two days of sun. Weather: Vancouver, B.C. Today: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of drizzle […]
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Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68
Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist.
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Louie Anderson dead: Actor, comedian dies of cancer at 68
Louie Anderson was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and died in hospital, his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz said.
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Gas, building materials drive retail sales 0.7% higher in November
Statistics Canada says sales in November climbed in six of 11 subsectors, representing nearly 63.8 per cent of retail trade.
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Illegally modified guns, tasers, cash and drugs seized by Mounties in Naramata raid
'It was imperative to the RCMP to get them out of the hands of people who had no lawful excuse to possess them and were likely to use them to commit violent crimes.'
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Latest research says combination of throat and nose swabs provides better COVID-19 rapid test results: Nova Scotia Health
In a Canadian first, Nova Scotia researchers say COVID-19 rapid tests that include both throat and nose swabs provide greater accuracy in detecting the virus.
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Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68
Louie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series 'Baskets,' died Friday. He was 68.
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Canada loaning Ukraine $120M as tensions with Russia escalate
“Russia is aiming to destabilize Ukraine, including economically. This loan will help support Ukraine's economic resilience,” Justin Trudeau said Friday.
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Canadian ice dancers Gilles and Poirier hope ‘long and winding road’ leads to podium
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Canada loaning $120M to Ukraine in face of Russian aggression
Canada will loan the Ukraine government up to $120 million in the face of Russia's ongoing attempts to destabilize Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday.
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13-year-old boy charged with 2nd-degree murder in teen’s death in Toronto’s East York
'We are alleging that the 13-year-old is responsible for the shooting-related death of Jordan Carter,' said Det. Sgt. Rob Choe, with the Toronto homicide unit.
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Ngola case ‘definitely bad PR’ for immigration, doctor recruitment in New Brunswick
Moncef Lakouas of the New Brunswick Multicultural Council says he was 'shocked' by the racism faced by Dr. Jean-Robert Ngola after he was accused of starting a COVID-19 outbreak.
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Ontario reports total of 4,114 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 590 in ICU
Ontario health officials are reporting that 4,114 people are in hospital with COVID-19, and 590 of those patients are in intensive care.
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4,114 people in Ontario hospitals with COVID, 590 in intensive care
Ontario recorded 66 more COVID-related deaths on Friday. There were 7,165 new cases.
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N.S. first province to recommend both nose and throat swabs for COVID-19 rapid tests
Researchers with Nova Scotia Health say results from swabbing both the nose and throat could be up to 37 per cent more accurate than the nasal swab alone.
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Mailbag: Blown leads, Jack Campbell's struggles give Leafs fans something new to complain about
What deals should GM Kyle Dubas be looking for? Is the team tough enough?
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Montreal arson squad investigates after SUV torched in Saint-Michel
The vehicle was parked on 13th Ave. near François-Perrault St.
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COVID-19: Kitchener hospital issues warning about ‘unprecedented level of pressure’
Kitchener’s Grand River Hospital has issued a warning to the public about the pressures it is facing as a result of the rush created by the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
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Canada’s World Cup Qualifier against U.S. at Tim Horton’s Field reduced to half capacity
Canada Soccer will be refunding all tickets and has set a new purchase date for just 12,000 spectators.
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Canada’s public health agency involved in trucker COVID vaccine rule error: sources 
Confusion over whether truckers would remain exempt from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate last week stemmed from bureaucrats misinterpreting policy in more than one federal agency.
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London man charged with harassing and following women pleads guilty
After being credited with 123 days of pre-sentence custody, Saranjeet Singh received a suspended sentence followed by three years probation.
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Freezing rain and snow leave Saskatoon streets icy Friday morning
Freezing rain and snow created challenging driving conditions Friday in Saskatoon, with Circle Drive wet and slushy with some slippery spots.
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Utility says B.C.'s heat, rain and cold in 2021 underscore changing demand for power
B.C. Hydro says the province’s hot and cold extremes translated into more hours of peak power use on more days in 2021 than in any other year.
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Conversations That Matter: Vancouver a biomedical research hub
Three B.C. pioneers in the field have been named to the Order of Canada
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B.C. study links low river flows with lower chinook salmon productivity
The modelling predicted fish that were spawned and later reared when the river’s flows in August were 50 per cent below average had a 29 per cent lower productivity rate
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COVID-19 vaccinations do not impair fertility in men or women, study finds
A new study adds to growing evidence that there is no connection between COVID-19 vaccinations and a reduced chance of conceiving.
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