Private daycares get more time to consider options as Nova Scotia lifts March 18 deadline
Operators who didn't like the options the province offered could continue operating privately but would forgo any funding they're currently receiving from the government.
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Canada Post recognizes jazz legend Eleanor Collins with new stamp
The Edmonton-born Collins began performing in the 1930s on television and radio shows across the country, and has worked with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie to Oscar Peterson.
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Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in Waterloo Region
According to the region’s website, the single-dose vaccine uses a virus as a delivery system, similar to AstraZeneca. The virus does not make humans sick.
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COVID-19: HKPR reports death in Kawartha Lakes; 21 hospitalized cases among 373 lab-confirmed
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reported its 85th death of the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday as active lab-confirmed cases hold steady.
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Patient transfers continue at London Health Sciences Centre as hospital numbers stay high
Due to the high number of patients in the hospital, London Health Sciences Centre is under significant stress, leading to several patients being transferred out of the region.
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30 COVID-19 cases at Guelph General Hospital, 61 staff off work: report
Across Waterloo Region, Guelph and Wellington County, the report shows there are 208 COVID hospitalizations and just under 400 staff off work.
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Tragic incident means ‘serious conversations’ with Canada’s government needed: Indian Association
The recent tragic deaths of four people near the Manitoba-U.S. border will hopefully trigger a series of discussions with the Canadian government about human smugglers.
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State of emergency stays in effect, but Winnipeg police see gradual drop in COVID-19 cases
The reduction in numbers means that although the state of emergency remains in effect, police won't have to go past the first stage of their business continuity plan.
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Manitoba RCMP charge Headingley jail guard after inmate’s death
Manitoba RCMP say they have laid charges against a Headingley jail guard after William Ahmo, 45, of Sagkeeng First Nation died there in February of 2021.
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Design phase of new Saskatoon central library nears completion
Updated design and floor plans for a new central library were released by Saskatoon Public Library. A final public input session is planned.
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Project seeks to launch safe space for hockey people in the LGBTQ+ community.
Brock McGillis said he received “thousands” of replies offering help and support from around the world when he tweeted about it this week.
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Brownstein: Memorial scholarship fund honours beloved music store manager
The Sheldon Sazant Memorial Fund will allow high school and CEGEP students to attend evening and weekend music classes at Vanier College.
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More multiple-death fires in Ontario this year: Office of the Fire Marshal
A fire that left three boys dead in Brampton yesterday is just the latest in a string of blazes that have together claimed 15 lives across Ontario so far this month.
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‘We will arrest’: Peterborough police continue to probe protests at MOH’s home
Peterborough police continue to investigate incidents of individuals gathering at the home of medical officer of health Dr. Thomas Piggott to protest COVID-19 public health orders.
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Canada commits $50M in effort to help Haiti rebuild from earthquake, political turmoil
Canada has announced an additional $50 million in aid to support Haiti as a humanitarian crisis follows this past summer's 7.2-magnitude earthquake in the Caribbean nation.
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Port Hope woman wins $100,000 on holiday gift lottery ticket: OLG
Marianne Kennedy, 35, earned the top prize on an Instant Holiday Magic lottery ticket. 
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Canadians feel waves of nostalgia as Red Cross swim program winds down
The Canadian Red Cross announced earlier this month it was winding down its swimming and lifeguard lessons through 2022, bringing back memories for those who took the program.
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Life sentence handed down to man convicted in cold case murder of girlfriend
The man convicted in a 2002 cold case murder has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 17 years.
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Ukraine wants weapons and more soldiers from Canada
Ukraine’s embassy in Canada said Ottawa’s “firm political” support can be “reinforced” with an expansion of the Canadian military training mission there and a supply of defensive weapons and equipment.
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Company facing charges over dust cloud from demolition at Hamilton’s Specialty Bar
The ministry of the environment's charges come two years after a controlled collapse of a tower near Sherman Avenue North.
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This Week in History, 1973: A lost album is resurrected, 48 years after it wasn't released
Psychedelic folk album with links to the Lower Mainland was discovered in a thrift store in Alberta
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Those with symptoms of depression more likely to believe vaccine misinformation: study
Adults with moderate to major symptoms of depression appear more likely to support false statements about COVID-19 vaccines and those who believe the misinformation have a higher probability of not being vaccinated, a new Harvard University-led study suggests.
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County Council opens discussions about ratification for attending fire association meetings
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Toronto police superintendent charged after alleged impropriety in promotion process
A Toronto police superintendent is facing several charges under the Police Services Act amid an investigation into alleged impropriety during a recent promotions process. 
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COVID-19: Saskatchewan reports database error, 9 new deaths recorded
Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab will be discussing preliminary results of an internal audit relating to the latest COVID-19 numbers at 2 p.m.
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Toronto made friendly and fun: What I see when I ski the city
This week’s huge snowfall gave Shawn Micallef an opportunity to glide around the city core — but it’s an opportunity that excludes some others, he writes.
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The case for an inquiry into Canada’s treatment of First Nations children
Cindy Blackstock: ‘Canada continues to treat First Nations people as if they are not worth the money by providing deficient public services on reserves and choosing to not implement solutions’ The post The case for an inquiry into Canada’s treatment of First Nations children appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Drug busts net $148K in fentanyl, 5 facing charges: London police
Officers raided three addresses on Belmont Drive, Commissioners Road West and King Street on Thursday and seized 743 grams of fentanyl valued at $148,600, police said.
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Man convicted of manslaughter in fatal 2020 shooting
Surrey RCMP officers found Singh suffering from a gunshot wound about 12:45 a.m. in the 8800-block of 138A Street.
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One suspect still at large in fatal 2021 shooting, Winnipeg police say
Bryce Keating is wanted for second-degree murder and police are advising Winnipeggers not to approach him if he's spotted, as he may be armed and dangerous.
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COVID-19: MLHU reports 2 deaths, LHSC caring for 153 inpatients
The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported two deaths and 224 COVID-19 cases on Friday. On Thursday, the health unit reported six deaths.
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