‘Mini-ceremonies’ offered at Okanagan wineries in wake of cancelled weddings
The mini ceremony includes a two hour package at a select winery complete with a marriage officiant, a photographer, wedding confections, charcuterie platter, set up and VQA wine.
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Martin Regg Cohn: It’s time for Canada to play hardball with China — and the United States
If many Americans no longer have faith in their own justice system, and China clearly doesn’t, why are we putting the Canadian justice system — and the lives of our fellow citizens — on the line? Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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Judge demands more details on Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence
A federal judge on Monday demanded more information about U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to commute the prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone.
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Coronavirus: London gyms and theatres ready for Stage 3 reopening
On Monday, Premier Doug Ford unveiled plans for Stage 3, which would see gathering limits increase to 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors starting this Friday.
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Canadian students sound off on campus racism through hundreds of Instagram posts
On Monday, the group Black at Western Alumni also released an open letter to the university’s president outlining 13 action items for the school to take, including hiring more faculty from the Black community.
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Clock is ticking on Blue Jays’ hopes for clearance to play ball at Rogers Centre
It’s not quite Rogers Centre or bust, mainly because the Blue Jays can’t count on receiving government clearance for their dome being home for the 2020 season. But with action scheduled to begin in less than 10 days, the team remains committed to making its case to health authorities that the downtown Toronto stadium can […]
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Heather Scoffield: Justin Trudeau skips the details at his peril when he announces uncooked spending plans
The $50-billion commitment could go a long way toward giving companies a lifeline as they emerge from the pandemic – but only if it’s designed strategically as well as quickly, Heather Scoffield writes.
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BRAUN: We must stay vigilant as global COVID numbers skyrocket
Getting all excited about your next trip to the beach? Maybe it’s time for a closer look at COVID-19 news from the rest of the world. It’s all bad. Even as happy folk here hit the gyms and patios, the World Health Organization has bad news for many others with whom we share this planet. […]
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Pat Musitano killing opens the door for turnover in Hamilton Mafia underworld, expert says
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SIMMONS: ‘NHL sold us out,’ Canadian broadcast worker says. ‘Government sold us out’
Hockey Night In Canada — brought to you, for the very first time, by Americans. NBC will fly upwards of 50 broadcast people to Toronto — producers, directors, camera people, technicians and more — to serve as the world feed for all National Hockey League games played in this hub city, while many Canadian broadcast […]
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U.S. deficit reaches record high at $864 billion for June
That amount was also tied to the trillions of dollars Congress has provided to cushion the impact of the widespread shutdowns that occurred in an effort to limit the spread of the viral pandemic.
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Universal testing introduced as Saskatchewan reports 56 new coronavirus cases
Saskatchewan health authorities say there are 56 new coronavirus cases in the province, with 90 active cases and 766 total recoveries.
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Oilers honour memory of Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play
When the Oilers skated out before for their first official return to play practice, the scoreboard above centre ice displayed a picture of Cave in his orange Oiler uniform high-fiving fans beside the message “We Skate for Colby.”
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Frisky Leafs have an ice day after four-month wait
Coach Sheldon Keefe designed Monday’s first training camp workout to test players’ conditioning: “They pushed through it.”
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As deadline looms, Trump and Trudeau talk about the border
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump spoke on the phone Monday for the first time since mid-March.
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Coronavirus: Some Hamilton waterfalls, museums open on July 15
Both the city and Hamilton conservation authority (HCA) will open up select waterfall areas on Wednesday, with some exceptions.
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‘The time has come:’ Morden, Man., mayor calls on hockey team to change name
Brandon Burley thinks it's the right decision, but also recognizes what it means for his rural Manitoba community.
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People ‘still wary about full-on school.’ In-class, online mix most popular back-to-school option, poll finds
But live video-conferencing seen as key when kids learning at home, Ontarians say.
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Goalies shine on Day 1 of Leaf camp
We know, only hockey nerds care about the results of training camp scrimmage games. But more than four months since the last look at any live action, never mind two players in a corner using sticks on each other instead of measuring social distance, it was a welcome sight. The first of two matches at […]
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Edmonton Oilers honour Colby Cave prior to first practice returning to play
The Edmonton Oilers returned to the ice Monday, but not before taking time to remember and pay tribute to teammate Colby Cave, who died in April after suffering a brain bleed.
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N.B. community pleased health officials will join screening process at U.S. border
Residents of St. Stephen, N.B., say they are pleased health officials will be assisting border agents screening people coming into Canada.
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Will Nick stick with Leafs?
John Tavares let his mind wander back to 2009 training camp. He was a hotshot pick of the Islanders and all eyes were on him from opening day. “First time at that level, when you have expectations on you and you’re highly touted, yeah, you feel it,” said the Maple Leafs captain. So when Nick […]
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Restaurants may be reopening, but that doesn’t make indoor dining safe: experts
Most of Canada is allowing patrons to enjoy meals inside of restaurants. But indoor environments pose a much greater risk compared to a patio meal, experts say.
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Coronavirus: Toronto launches drive-in entertainment plan including screenings, concerts
Announced Monday, the DriveInTO program will be providing movie screenings, concerts, and other festivities at no cost to attendees.
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A short history of the word ‘Simp’
It started out as a short form for ‘simpleton,’ and devolved into a meaning that is most certainly sexist
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Marc Bergevin happy about young Canadiens getting playoff experience
"I met with the players this morning and (told them) this is an opportunity for us to prove we are a good team," Habs GM says.
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Wheeler: It’s been an anxious few months
Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler understands why some NHL players might be reluctant to return to action while the world is still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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RCAF pilot’s medals, mementos stolen during stop in Winnipeg
Devon Julian, who stopped in the Manitoba capital en route to his new post in Yellowknife, N.W.T., said his vehicle was broken into and some important military mementos stolen.
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South Simcoe police investigating after Innisfil cyclist found with ‘critical’ injuries
The cyclist was found in a ditch around 8:15 p.m. Sunday evening.
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‘Ocean to Idaho’ follows migration of salmon from Pacific to central Idaho through immersive social media campaign
Footage gathered during the trip will turn into a finished film plus stories for print and video media outlets countrywide in 2021.
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Dartagnan Whitehead identified as Saskatoon homicide victim in Avenue K shooting
Three suspects accused of killing 18-year-old Dartagnan Whitehead made their first court appearances in Saskatoon Monday.
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'I love you forever,' Carpentier girls' grieving mother says
The mother of two young Quebec girls found dead following an Amber Alert last week delivered a tearful tribute to her “princesses of love” Monday as police continued to hunt for their father, who is suspected of abducting them.
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Still as feisty as ever, Lowry admits absence from basketball changed him for the better
Kyle Lowry emerged from a prolonged absence just as you would expect. The Raptors star was feisty and as combative as ever, which is about par for the course when he’s dealing with media types as he was on Monday. When Raptors GM Bobby Webster happened to stroll past the media location and spotted Lowry […]
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Edmonton dog lover commits to trimming down another ‘morbidly obese’ abandoned dog
Pam Heggie, who rescued and helped trim down retriever-lab cross Kai, has committed to helping another obese dog.
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Susan Delacourt: Justin Trudeau says he's sorry for the WE scandal. Why won't he explain how it happened?
While the prime minister’s apology may have slightly cooled the ethics uproar that’s erupted in the midst of this pandemic, it won’t make the problem go away, Susan Delacourt writes.
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The Maple Leafs get down to serious business — before the hockey starts to get real
Black Lives Matter and Auston Matthews’ recovery from COVID-19 were the prime topics on the opening day of training camp at the Leafs’ practice facility. The world has changed a great deal in four months.
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‘He was larger than life.’ Billionaire philanthropist Ignat Kaneff remembered as hard worker who started with nothing
The real estate developer and founder of the Mississauga-based Kaneff Corporation died Sunday at the age of 93.
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MCCARTHY: Inside Canadian PGA Tour coach’s 50-day journey
PGA Tour coach Ralph Bauer was waiting on a tow truck to arrive to fix a flat last week in Ohio, but didn’t seem all too bothered by it. His work with golfers at Muirfield Village Golf Club was done for the day, and he wasn’t in a hurry to get anywhere. There really wasn’t […]
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James Short Park: Councillor, community calls to rename park in Calgary’s Chinatown
A city councillor and community members are calling for the renaming of a park in Calgary's Chinatown.
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‘Costco Ken’ tries to defend himself and set record straight
A man who recently went viral after screaming at another customer during a row about face masks at a Florida Costco wants another chance. Daniel Maples was recorded yelling: “I feel threatened!” and “Back up! Threaten me again!” while walking toward a person recording the video on June 27 at the Gulf Coast Town Center […]
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‘They were given 20 years’ — TTC warns it will be hard to hit 2025 target to make the subway accessible
The transit agency in particular highlighted significant obstacles at Islington and Warden stations.
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