Defendant to plead guilty to aggravated assault in brutal N.S. jail assault
The lawyer for one of two inmates still facing trial in relation to a brutal 2019 attack inside a Halifax jail told a judge Tuesday his client intends to plead guilty.
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Why is Canada playing in the 2022 Beijing Olympics, amidst China’s human rights abuses?
The 2022 Winter Games are set to open in Beijing, but many Canadians believe our athletes should not be going The post Why is Canada playing in the 2022 Beijing Olympics, amidst China’s human rights abuses? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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No public funds for a new baseball stadium in Montreal, Quebec opposition parties say
"Let's not be dupes," Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois says of a report that Quebec is being asked for hundreds of millions to build the Peel Basin project.
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Fire at Saskatoon apartment building causes $20K in damage
A fire on the first floor of an apartment building on Matheson Drive forced the evacuation of all residents early Tuesday morning.
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Erin O’Toole is going down swinging—at his own party
Politics Insider for Dec 7, 2021: Justin Trudeau's uncertain future; Erin O'Toole's hail mary; and the ambassador to China's resignation The post Erin O’Toole is going down swinging—at his own party appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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New study paints grim picture of adolescent anorexia during COVID-19 pandemic
During the first wave of the pandemic monthly new cases of anorexia and atypical anorexia in adolescents increased by more than 60 per cent and monthly hospitalization nearly tripled compared to pre-pandemic rates, according to a new study.
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Up to 25 cm of snow predicted for central and northern B.C. through to Wednesday
Environment Canada predicts 15 to 20 centimetres of snow will fall in the northeast, including the Prince George, Williston, McGregor and Peace River areas
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The Kit beauty director Katherine Lalancette’s current beauty obsessions
The latest goodies from Kérastase, Ilia and more
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Pierrefonds-Roxboro and YMCA team up for first ever holiday camp
The youth camp is offered on a flexible basis so that parents can choose days according to their needs and availability during the holidays.
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Fort St. John peer outreach to be replaced with safe injection, overdose prevention services
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London International Airport names new president and CEO
McFadzean, who has served as the CEO of Diamond Aircraft Canada for the last five years, will succeed Mike Seabrook effective Jan. 31, the airport said in a statement Tuesday.
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Kingston police drug unit arrests 4 in trafficking investigation
Kingston police say drug unit officers found fentanyl, meth and cash in a Division Street home late last month during a drug raid.
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German man suspected of killing family and himself over fake vaccination certificate
German investigators said Tuesday that a man suspected of killing his family and then himself left a note indicating that he was afraid of being arrested after procuring a fake vaccination certificate for his wife.
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Woman charged in Winnipeg man’s homicide
Winnipeg police say George Elie Houle, 52, died days after he was seriously assaulted.
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Quebec to allow gatherings of 20 vaccinated people in homes starting Dec. 23
Just in time for the holidays, Quebec announced Tuesday it will allow private gatherings of up to 20 vaccinated people in homes starting Dec. 23 in another loosening of public health restrictions.
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11 new COVID-19 cases reported in Guelph, active cases at 70
Across Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, there are two confirmed COVID-19 cases being treated in a hospital, including one in intensive care.
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Belarus imposes ban on Canadian and other Western food imports
The ban, which will come into force on Jan. 1 and last six months targets the European Union, the United States, Canada, Britain, Norway and some other countries.
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Ontario hits ‘pause’ again on lifting remaining capacity limits at higher-risk settings
Capacity limits were set to lift at nightclubs, wedding reception facilities, strip clubs, sex clubs and bathhouses. Changes have been paused for another 28 days.
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COVID-19: Five Counties Children’s Centre to hold vaccination clinic for Peterborough-area kids
COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children ages five to 11 will be held at Five Counties Children's Centre in Peterborough, Ont., on Dec. 8 and Dec. 15.
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Man arrested in Abbotsford after allegedly pointing fake gun another driver
Police say 19-year-old Dane Aspin of Mission has been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
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‘Gone in seconds’: Edmonton police remind drivers to not leave vehicles running & unlocked
Edmonton police said unlocked, idling vehicles aren't just being stolen from homes — they're also being taken when people run inside a store, thinking they'll only be a minute.
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LHSC COVID-19 field hospital decommissioned after never being used for patients
Located in the Agriplex on the Western Fair Ground in London, Ont., the COVID-19 field hospital had 144 beds with the option to expand to 500 if needed.
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Liberals move to axe mandatory minimums for some drug, gun offences
The bill would let judges exercise discretion in imposing sentences including considerations of the individual's experience with systemic racism.
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Class-action request alleges sexual assaults by priests in Abitibi region
The request names the diocese and bishop of Amos at the time of the assaults and covers the period from 1940 to the present day.
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B.C. health officials to provide a live update as concerns remain around holiday travel
Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will speak to reporters at 1:30 p.m. That will be broadcast live above, on BC1 and on the Global BC Facebook page.
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Ontario keeps capacity limits on night clubs, wedding venues
Ontario is extending capacity limits on night clubs, wedding venues with dancing and strip clubs as COVID-19 cases continue rising.
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Amazon Web Services seeing widespread outages, impacting major websites: reports
Amazon Web Services provides servers, storage, email, and a number of other services to these platforms -- effectively keeping large parts of the internet running.
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Alberta needs billions more to invest in energy transition: study
A new study says the global energy transition could create 170,000 jobs in Alberta and contribute $61 billion to the province's GDP by 2050.
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Quebec was warned early that catastrophe was looming in CHSLDs, emails show
The Health Ministry received an email saying “Quebec is headed to a hecatomb in the CHSLDs" 10 days before the Herron disaster was revealed.
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Omicron symptoms ‘totally different’ from Delta COVID-19 variant: South African doctor
The South African doctor who identified the Omicron variant of COVID-19 says its symptoms seem milder than previous variants of the disease.
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Hamilton lab helps in making of medals honouring ship sunk during attack on Pearl Harbor
A federal steel mill is marking the 80th anniversary of the Dec. 7 attack in Hawaii by pressing sheets that will be cut into WW II keepsakes.
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Owner of JAKK Tuesday’s ordered to pay $20K for health unit’s legal fees
Kelly Hale, owner of the now-closed JAKK Tuesdays sports bar, has been ordered by a judge to pay the legal fees for KFL&A Public Health.
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New elementary school planned for north end of Woodstock
The Ontario government is providing $17.6 million in funding to build a new elementary school in the north end of Woodstock, accomodating 660 students and 88 daycare spots.
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17 boats with invasive mussels stopped from entering B.C.
Eight of these boats were headed to the Okanagan, four to the Lower Mainland, three to Vancouver Island, one to the Kootenays, and one to Skeena.
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Light The Way campaign hits $160K target to renovate Peterborough opioid response hub
Launched in September, the campaign aimed to raise funds to renovate the former Greyhound bus station at 220 Simcoe St. into a safe consumption and drug treatment site.
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