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Hit-and-run in downtown Montreal injures two women in their 20s
Two Montreal women in their 20s were transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a car hit them and fled the scene, police say.
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Man caught on video yelling, swearing at restaurant staff in B.C.
The brief video, posted to social media, was said to be taken in Blind Bay, a small community along Shuswap Lake, near Salmon Arm.
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N.B. premier Blaine Higgs confirmed as Progressive Conservative party nominee
Higgs was confirmed during a nomination event in Quispamsis amid speculation that a provincial election may be called shortly.
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21-year-old driver smashes into Ahuntsic-Cartierville jewelry store
A sports car smashed the window of a jewelry store in Montreal's Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough on early Saturday morning.
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24 new coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan, majority of them in Regina
Regina’s cases continue to climb, becoming one of the areas with the most active cases in the province.
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Beirut explosion: Montreal group organizes clothing drive for disaster relief
The Lebanese Student Federation is collecting clothing items for victims of the blasts in Lebanon at Dorchester Square twice a day until Tuesday.
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Bikers descend on South Dakota rally with few signs of pandemic
The coronavirus may be changing the world, but there aren't many signs of the pandemic at the massive annual motorcycle rally being held this week at a small city along Interstate 90 in western South Dakota.
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Toronto Raptors’ Nick Nurse named finalist for NBA’s coach of the year award
Nurse, in his second year on the job, led the Raptors to a 46-18 record before the 2019-20 season was suspended March 11 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Susan Delacourt: Used to Donald Trump’s tantrums, Justin Trudeau has a tried-and-true response
In the olden days, before a global pandemic, a Canada-U.S. trade war would set off all-points alarms all over the federal government. But unlike a pandemic, Donald Trump’s bully gambit with tariffs is something Justin Trudeau’s government has handled before — over and over, again and again, Susan Delacourt writes.
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Virden, Man. Tornado Kills 2 People
VIRDEN, Man. — RCMP say a man and a woman are dead after a tornado touched down at a farm in western Manitoba on Friday evening and carried a vehicle they were believed to have been in over a kilometre.A man who was in a second vehicle that was also thrown has survived with serious injuries.Police say they arrived at the farm near Highway 83 south of Virden shortly after 8 p.m., local time. They say the property was extensively damaged and two vehicles had been thrown into a nearby field.A search of the first vehicle, found closer to the highway, located a 54-year-old man from the Sioux Valley Dakota First Nation, who was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.Officers located the second vehicle over a kilometre away, and they along with other first responders found the bodies of a man and a woman, who were both 18 and from Melita, Man.Police say it’s believed the pair were ejected from their vehicle.RCMP said that they, along with EMS, continued to search the area for other possible victims but none were located.Misheyla Iwasiuk, a local storm chaser, said it was the biggest storm she’s seen in her life.“It was a pretty bad scene ... This storm was large, very violent and it wasn’t anticipated,” said Iwasiuk, who added the tornado flipped a car before hitting a farm and damaging buildings and equipment.“We were assisting a gentleman whose vehicle unfortunately was flipped over and he was trapped inside of it.”She said multiple people stopped to help before emergency crews arrived and extracted the man from the car, which landed on top of downed power lines.Iwasiuk said farm buildings in the area took extensive damage after taking a direct hit from the storm. She also said emergency responders were assisting people in the fields who were hit by the storm while in farm equipment.RELATED June Storm Smashes Into Southern Alberta Western Separatist Sentiments Down Since Liberals Re-Elected: Poll Canadian Museum Was Supposed To Highlight Human Rights. What’s Gone Wrong? Environment Canada said it received reports about the storm just before 8 p.m. local time on Friday.Meteorologist Alysa Pederson described the twister as very large in size, but said it’s not yet known how powerful the storm was.She said the storm lasted for around 10 to 20 minutes.The government agency says a damage survey will be completed today with the help of a team from the University of Manitoba.The STARS air ambulance service said it dispatched a helicopter from Winnipeg to respond to an emergency in the Virden area.Pederson said anyone with video or information about damage from the storm should reach out to Environment Canada.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 8, 2020.
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Nokia CEO outlines neutral stance in superpower tech wars
Chief executive Pekka Lundmark is finding his footing in a tense situation that pits China — and Nokia’s rival Huawei Technologies Co. — against the U.S. and other governments moving to ban the Chinese supplier from their fifth-generation mobile networks.
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COVID-19 hits Newfoundland set of TV show ‘Hudson & Rex’
Show producer Paul Pope said Friday a woman involved in the Newfoundland-shot series had tested positive for the disease and was isolating.
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B.C. baby who needs $3M-drug to save her life will be receiving treatment
In a statement, Lucy's parents said they don't have a confirmed date for the treatment yet but it will likely be early September.
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Thousands in Israel rally outside Netanyahu’s home over corruption allegations
Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger mounted over corruption allegations and his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
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Valtteri Bottas on pole for Silverstone GP ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton
F1 is back at Hamilton’s home circuit of Silverstone this weekend for a race also closed to spectators due to the coronavirus restrictions.
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16 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Manitoba Saturday
According to health officials, Manitoba has now surpassed 100-thousand COVID-19 tests.
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Protests held across Canada urging politicians to help reunite families amid COVID-19 pandemic
Protests are planned for Saturday in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver in support of the reunification of couples and families separated by slow immigration procedures and travel bans imposed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
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N.B. premier Higgs confirmed as Progressive Conservative party nominee
The party held a nomination event Saturday morning in Quispamsis, N.B., about 20 kilometres from Saint John.
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No new coronavirus cases reported in Nova Scotia, state of emergency renewed
To date, Nova Scotia has seen 65,949 negative test results, 1,071 positive COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James, James Harden are NBA’s MVP finalists
The trio of past winners of the award were announced Saturday as the finalists for this season’s top NBA individual honour.
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The Raptors’ Nick Nurse is on the shortlist for NBA coach of the year
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks, four-time MVP LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and 2017-18 winner James Harden of the Houston Rockets
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Fire rips through townhouse complex in Richmond Hill
The fire damaged three of six units which were not occupied, Richmond Hill firefighters say
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MLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament
The league’s 26 teams will each play 18 games, with the first between FC Dallas and Nashville set for Aug. 12.
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Police investigating shots fired, car crash in downtown Toronto
Global News has obtained video appearing to show part of the incident. 
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Are Canada’s local politicians a target for Beijing’s global PR machine?
Security experts say Beijing is looking for ways big and small to change the global narrative about the regime. Experts say Canadian officials at all levels, including municipal leaders, should be educated about foreign propaganda and influence
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69 cases of salmonella reported in B.C. linked to red onions from the U.S.
In Canada, there have been 239 confirmed cases of salmonella linked to onions with 119 new cases since Aug. 2.
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Paris mandates masks in busy outdoor areas as coronavirus cases rise
The order applies to people aged 11 and over, the Paris prefecture said in a statement, adding that indicators showed the virus had begun circulating more widely since mid-July.
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Juventus fires coach Maurizio Sarri after Champions League exit
Despite winning the Italian title, Sarri paid the price for the round-of-16 loss to Lyon on Friday.
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Man and woman found dead on shore of Pigeon Lake, RCMP investigating possible drowning
A man and woman are believed to have drowned after their bodies were found on the northeastern shores of Pigeon Lake Friday afternoon, say RCMP.
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Two dead, one injured after tornado rips through Virden, Man. Friday evening
Two 18-year-olds are dead after being thrown from their car during a tornado in Virden, Man. on Friday evening.
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Father, 44, and daughter, 4, drown in Quebec river Friday
A father and his two children were playing in the Rouge River in the Laurentians region in Quebec on Friday.
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Ahmaud Arbery case: Father and son charged with murder seek release on bond
Gregory McMichael and his adult son, Travis McMichael, were jailed and arrested in May, more than two months after Arbery was slain
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Reality check: A look at Trump’s recent claims on mail-in ballots, coronavirus
It was a week of relentless attacks by U.S. President Donald Trump and his allies on mail-in voting for the November election, and truth took a beating at every turn.
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Coronavirus: Shop local campaigns aim to inject millions of dollars into Quebec economy
Campaigns are emerging across the province, urging Quebecers to buy local in an effort to increase business.
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Experts call on schools to not penalize students for sharing images of maskless classmates
As scores of American children return to classrooms under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, free speech experts have bristled at the sight of a public school punishing a student for practicing her right to free speech by sharing a photo of classmates not wearing masks and not social distancing on campus.
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Biden’s comments on race could alienate young Black voters, lawmakers say
When pressed by Errol Barnett of CBS News on whether he'd taken a cognitive test, Biden responded that the question was akin to asking the Black reporter if he would take a drug test to see if "you're taking cocaine or not? ... Are you a junkie?"
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What Megan Fox and ‘Jennifer’s Body’ taught me about the power of subversive girls
“Jennifer’s Body” put horror’s great assets — social transgression, complex female characters and bloodthirsty vengeance — in the hands of two contemporary teenage girls.
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Zero new coronavirus cases reported in London-Middlesex, 7 new cases in Elgin-Oxford
There are at least 22 active cases in London and Middlesex after one new recovery was reported Saturday.
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