London’s Muslim community celebrates Ramadan remotely
For the second year in a row, the pandemic is effecting how London's Muslim community observes Ramadan.
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More than 70,000 Quebec teachers stage early morning strike over contract dispute
The Centrale des syndicats du Quebec, the union representing the 73,000 teachers, says the timing of the strike is designed to put pressure on management.
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Queen Elizabeth returns to royal duties after Prince Philip’s death
The palace has said members of the royal family will "undertake engagements appropriate to the circumstances" during the mourning period.
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Coinbase to list on Nasdaq as cryptocurrency inches toward mainstream
Coinbase, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, will list on the Nasdaq on Wednesday, marking a milestone in the journey of virtual currencies to a mainstream asset.
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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to stop being used in Denmark: reports
Denmark will cease to administer AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine entirely following its possible link to very rare cases of blood clots.
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West Island's first homeless shelter remains open, adds more beds
More than 85 percent of people who used West Island homeless shelter were male. A third were between the ages of 18 and 35.
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Vaping should not be used to help youth quit smoking, Canadian Paediatric Society warns
Doctors should not suggest vaping to help youth and adolescents quit smoking, according to new guidance from Canadian pediatricians.
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Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip
Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties four days after the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
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Liberals expected to spend big on federal budget as pandemic lingers, election looms 
Canada's Liberal government will deliver on its promise to spend big when it presents its first budget in two years next week amid a fast-rising third wave of COVID-19 infectionsX.
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Scarborough Health Network to close two vaccination sites due to a supply shortage
Sites at Centennial College and Centenary Hospital will be closed as of Wednesday and won’t open until April 19 when new shipments of the vaccine are expected.
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John Meagher wanted to die at home: Exceptional palliative care support made it possible
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5 things to know for Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Canada has now administered at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 24.62 per cent of the country's eligible population.
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Scarborough hospital forced to cancel 10,000 appointments from lack of COVID-19 vaccine supply
Scarborough Health Network says two of its mass vaccination clinics are closed due to lack of COVID-19 vaccine supply, forcing the cancelling of about 10,000 appointments.
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School and other cancellations in southern Manitoba for Wednesday
School and other cancellations for Wednesday, April 14
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How soon is is OK to introduce the children to ‘Daddy’s friend?’ Ask Ellie
Your children are not ready for the other woman and will resent your girlfriend for “breaking up your family,” even if it’s not true. If a father wants a permanent relationship with this woman, you need to think of the damage you’re doing by introducing her too early.
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How an Alberta church and pastor became flashpoints in the COVID-19 culture war
GraceLife Church has turned into a fixation for the alt-right, amid growing tensions over pandemic health restrictions in Alberta
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Canada should aspire to more than simply beating the United States
Whether it’s with regard to health care, gun control or immigration, Canadians have looked to the United States for reassurance. No matter what state our society is in, we draw comfort in asserting that things to the south appear much worse. This is a fundamentally unambitious outlook that aims to clear the lowest bar rather than setting a higher one.
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Beyond political campaigns, does ‘middle class’ really mean anything?
In one poll, nearly eight in 10 Canadians identified as middle class. It doesn’t add up. In reality, more than half of us live paycheque to paycheque and one in four find that monthly bills amount to more than their income. Yet, the notion is so central to our views of success, we continue believing we are all squarely in the middle.
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First, do no harm: Blanket school closures no longer make medical sense
Sweeping school closures do not have to occur. Closures made sense at first, but then the harm this caused students became increasingly apparent. We know now it is extremely rare for children to become seriously ill from COVID-19, and that overall, schools are not making the problem worse.
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A return to normal is not so far off. Ontario must be ready to reopen for business
With nearly 200,000 Canadian businesses at risk of closing permanently, any discussion of economic recovery must include reducing costs on those continuing to struggle. Ford should build on his 2019 cut to the small business tax rate by eliminating it entirely for a one-year recovery window for small businesses.
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Corey Conners talks 2021 Masters
Corey Conners stops by, fresh off his top 10 finish at the Masters (and hole in one!) for an exclusive breakdown of his week at Augusta National. Jason Logan joins Adam Stanley to chat about the Masters and Hideki Matsuyma’s big win. Adam gives you his picks for the RBC Heritage, and Andre Borys from PING tells Adam what it’s like fitting Brooke Henderson plus gives an inside look at the new G425 line of clubs.
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Heather Mallick: Every university in Canada should learn from Laurentian layoffs
Like many universities, Laurentian tried to be everything to everyone. But everyone didn’t show up. With only 6,000 full-time students, roughly 70 per cent of the 1,902 courses on offer this winter had fewer than 14 students enrolled.
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‘Kim’s Convenience’ actor Andrew Phung on crafting his own series, ‘Run the Burbs’
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Pre-registering all Ontarians right away for COVID-19 vaccine could help with supply problems, hesitancy, councillor and health experts say
Allowing Torontonians to sign up ahead of available appointments could provide helpful data on needed vaccine supply, hesitancy.
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Montreal weather: Warm and mostly sunny again
A quick look at the day's forecast along with a reader's #ThisMtl picture and a daily quotation.
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Junior hockey season comes to an end for West Island Shamrocks
League commissioner Kevin Figsby has suspended the junior AAA hockey season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Mumbai imposes strict virus restrictions; Centennial Arena and Centenary hospital vaccine sites temporarily close; Spain keeps immunization goal despite J&J delay
Meanwhile: Canada reported its first case of vaccine-induced blood clots linked to Oxford-AstraZeneca, and the United States put the brakes on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following six reports of blood clots there.
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#IAmHongKonger campaign looks to assert Hong Kongers’ identity in Canadian census
‘We want to show that we exist. I feel like my identity is under threat and being erased’
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Weeping for an ancient willow felled by decay, while marking a mighty majestic oak
The city puts substantial effort into preserving trees and would not have taken it down unless there was no other choice.
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Meet an antique shop owner providing a space to talk about a Nova Scotia tragedy
'There are people that want to help you, so you don't have to be strong all the time.'
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South Korea mulls court challenge over Japan’s move to dump Fukushima water in sea
South Korea strongly protested against the decision, summoning Tokyo's ambassador in Seoul and convening an intra-agency emergency meeting to craft its response.
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Prince Philip's funeral to bring William, Harry back together
When Prince Philip's funeral takes place on Saturday, many will be watching for any signs of reconciliation between Prince Harry and the royal family, especially with his elder brother Prince William.
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Daunte Wright: Protests continue after police resignations, decision on charges looms
Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon resigned Tuesday, two days after Potter shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
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