Ontario announces funding for rural high-speed internet at Rideau Lakes
Minister Kinga Surma announced almost $98,000 to allow over 500 people to get high speed internet access.
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Coleman helps lead Flames to 5-1 win over Rangers
Blake Coleman had a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames beat the New York Rangers 5-1 on Monday night.
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Videotron boss starts sales pitch for company's Western wireless ambitions
"We (have proven in) this 15 years of operation that we are a serious contender. We're not there to flip an asset, we're there to build a business because this is our core business." — Videotron CEO Pierre Karl Peladeau.
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COVID-19: Deadline arrives for certain health-care workers to be vaccinated or lose their jobs
Workers in long-term care and assisted living homes who refuse vaccination are expected to be terminated on Tuesday. Oct. 26 is also the deadline for health care workers in acute care facilities to have their first dose.
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COVID-19: Deadline arrives for certain B.C. health-care workers to be vaccinated or lose their jobs
Workers in long-term care and assisted living homes who refuse vaccination are expected to be terminated on Tuesday
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Stanley Park Christmas train, VanDusen festival set to return for 2021
The Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park and the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens will be back starting on Nov. 26.
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Montreal-based consortium one of three winners of NFL helmet safety challenge
Kollide, a consortium of four Montreal-based companies that pooled their expertise to develop a winning helmet prototype for the National Football League's NFL Helmet Challenge, is the only Canadian company among the three winners – and they got the biggest grant.
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Crown seeks 2.5 year sentence for Hamilton paramedics convicted in Yosif Al-Hasnawi’s death
A sentencing hearing is underway for two former Hamilton paramedics found guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to 19-year-old Yosif Al-Hasnawi the night he died.
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Crews battling blaze at Nairn Avenue home
Winnipeg fire crews are battling a blaze at a home on Nairn Avenue.
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Edmonton Elks lose veteran defensive back Mincy to practice injury
During practice on Monday, the Edmonton Elks lost veteran and starting corner Jonathon Mincy who left on a cart after appearing to injure his left leg.
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Hockey legend Mark Messier offers his views on leadership, success in new memoir
Mark Messier calls "No One Wins Alone" his memoir. But it's really the hockey icon's recipe for success, on and off the ice.
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B.C. judge orders return of items seized during 2018 arrest of Meng Wanzhou
The court document lists a MacBook laptop, an iPad, a USB stick, an iPhone, a Huawei phone, SIM cards and a Chinese passport.
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Special weather statement issued for Toronto
The city could see upwards of 50 millimetres of rain by the end of Monday evening. Localized flooding is possible, according to Environment Canada.
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Woman accused in daycare death of Regina 3-year-old acquitted
A trial hearing held more than three years after Zoey Hancock's death lasted just minutes as the prosecutor submitted no evidence and rested its case.
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Vaccine mandate for B.C. health care workers to take effect Tuesday
The B.C. premier says he's hopeful that a small number of health-care workers who are still resistant will get the information they need to make the choice for vaccination.
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Richard Shimooka: Friends of Canada still in Afghanistan face immeasurable risks to their lives
Opinion: At least 10,000 such individuals remain in Afghanistan today, many of whom have already received some vetting. They remain in limbo, stuck under the looming threat of Taliban reprisal while clinging to the thin promise that countries like Canada might remember and act upon their commitments.
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Letters to The Sun, Oct. 26, 2021: Overwhelming density in Vancouver
It was with considerable dismay and trepidation that I read in The Sun this week about the very ambitious plans to develop South False Creek and the Jericho lands. We are already dealing with massive traffic snarl-ups, parking issues, sardine-packed SkyTrain cars and overwhelmed hospitals (even before COVID complicated life). It is a challenge to […]
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Vaughn Palmer: Security alert ordered for B.C. government offices
Opinion: Alert cites rising tide of protests against resource projects on top of anti-vaccination protests
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COVID-19: Return to full-capacity events in Vancouver fuelled by cheap tickets, pent-up demand
Capacity restrictions being lifted Monday coincided with a "greater-than-imagined" demand for sports tickets, says one Vancouver ticket broker
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‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ is alive and well, even when Sentras race against themselves
Does motorsport still sell cars? Nissan Canada says yes and has the numbers to prove it.
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Coderre, Plante clash over affordable housing in latest mayoral debate
Coderre promises 10,000 social housing units in the next four years, while Plante pledges 60,000 affordable housing units within a decade.
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Have your say: Should COVID-19 vaccinations be mandatory for all hospital workers?
The Ontario Hospital Association, the science table advising Ford and other medical groups have repeatedly called for mandatory vaccinations for hospital and health-care workers to better protect patients, but te question of mandatory COVID-19 shots for hospital workers won’t be settled until next month.
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Lost hiker ignored phone calls from search team because they didn’t recognize number
A person who went missing during a hike last week in Colorado ignored multiple phone calls from search-and-rescue because they didn’t recognize the number, according to authorities.
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Lachine Hospital to close ER overnight as of Nov. 7
Will accept emergencies only from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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COVID-19: Return to full-capacity events fuelled by cheap tickets, pent-up demand
Capacity restrictions being lifted Monday coincided with a "greater-than-imagined" demand for sports tickets which are being sold at lower-than-expected prices, says one Vancouver ticket broker.
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Canada changes online criteria for Afghan refugee program; only those who fled eligible
The program is one of two set up to help bring 40,000 Afghan refugees to Canada and is intended for vulnerable groups.
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Saskatchewan health advisors ask for more COVID-19 restrictions — again
Medical health officers warned the health-care system could collapse if the Saskatchewan government does not impose more restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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‘It’s been nuts.’ Zamboni goalie David Ayres is back in demand. Beating the Leafs seems like only yesterday
For Monday night’s game at PNC Arena, the Hurricanes — in an example of good marketing and/or excellent trolling — invited Ayres to relive that glory. He operated the goal horn and was introduced as an “alum” who remains undefeated. He got a big ovation.
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Dan Fumano: B.C. man cries foul over 'vacancy tax' on home of 21 years
Opinion: Richmond man's situation doesn't seem to fit spirit of the speculation and vacancy tax. So it's worth considering his story, as other governments consider similar measures.
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Lake Country BC community rallies together for safer trails
"It used to be really, really steep and now I have rheumatoid arthritis and I can move down there quite easily."
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Toronto Public Library Board approves $2 million for security guard resources
The additional funds in 2022 will help hire additional security personnel to deal with pandemic-related issues.
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Cowan: Four-game West Coast trip could make or break Canadiens
It's still early in the season, but Habs have dug themselves a pretty big hole with 1-5-0 start.
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Regina tent city, ‘Camp Marjorie,’ meets with social services minister
'Camp Marjorie' organizers met with Saskatchewan's social services minister to discuss solutions for those affected by the SIS program.
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Blood Tribe members taking chief and council, feds to court over settlement concerns
Members of the Blood Tribe have filed a judicial review against their chief and council over a $150-million cattle settlement reached in September.
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Lachine Hospital to drastically cut ER hours, officials blame ‘critical’ staff shortages
Under the new hours, the emergency room will remain open seven days a week, but only from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ambulances will be temporarily redirected.
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COVID-19: Percentage of fully vaccinated eligible British Columbians close to 85 per cent
There were 1,618 new cases of the disease reported over the past three days in B.C. and 20 deaths
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Kelowna cyber security expert urges vigilance during uptick in cyber attacks
As more of our lives move online, experts are warning people and businesses to be extra careful about data breaches, particularly as there is an uptick in cyber attacks.
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Martin Regg Cohn: Doug Ford and Andrea Horwath are on the attack. Can Steven Del Duca turn that into a win?
Everyone is everyone’s enemy in Ontario’s negative pre-election campaign, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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