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Amazon facing criticism from Holocaust remembrance groups over books, Prime TV show
Amazon is facing criticism from two Holocaust remembrance groups for some content available on its site that they describe as dangerous and antisemitic.
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Los Angeles honours Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial
Thousands of mourners will gather in Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
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Vernon considering goose control options including a cull
The geese control options up for debate at city council range from changing park landscaping to a cull.
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Edmonton Oilers win in McDavid’s return, acquire Mike Green from Detroit
McDavid had three points in the win over the Kings.
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Don Braid: First Nations approval means nothing for Frontier mine that was decade in the making
Teck Resources said Canada must balance its energy industry with climate goals lest future economic projects get trashed
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Man in 40s seriously injured after shooting in Scarborough
Toronto police responded to reports of a shooting at around 10 p.m. at Morecambe Gate and Chester Le Boulevard where they located a man with gunshot wounds, possibly to his lower body. He was later transported to hospital.
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COVID-19: South Korea sees jump in virus cases as total deaths in China number 2,592
South Korea has the third-highest national total behind China and Japan, and cases have rapidly increased in Italy and Iran in just a few days.
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Heather Scoffield: Teck crisis averted on Frontier project, but federal climate plan is not coming fast enough for investors or environmentalists
A far larger and more punishing political crisis has been laid bare by both the deadlock over Teck’s proposed Frontier project and the cutting off of cargo and passenger trains, writes Heather Scoffield.
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WHL Roundup: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Austin Pratt scored the winner at 2:13 of overtime as the Regina Pats edged the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-3 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.
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OHL Roundup: Sunday, February 23, 2020
GUELPH, Ont. - Cam Hillis scored at 2:10 of overtime as the Guelph Storm came from behind to edge the Niagara IceDogs 5-4 on Sunday in Ontario Hockey League play.
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A timeline of the Frontier mine that Teck Resources shelved amid national anti-pipeline protests
The project began more than a decade ago, in March 2008 and had just received clearance from two First Nations bands
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Surrey wants to shut down Hells Angels' clubhouse
City claim bikers are violating zoning by using rural property as a clubhouse
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Impact of the coronavirus ripples across Asia: ‘It has been quiet, like a cemetery’
Some economists say the epidemic could be the biggest drag on global economic growth since the financial crisis.
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Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson beats Ontario’s Rachel Homan to win Tournament of Hearts
Einarson, vice Val Sweeting, second Shannon Birchard and lead Briane Meilleur out of the Gimli Curling Club will represent Canada at the world championship.
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Teck Resources withdraws application for major Alberta oilsands project
Vancouver-based Teck Resources Ltd. has announced that it is withdrawing the regulatory application for a major Alberta oilsands project up for approval by the federal government this week.
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Teck Pulls Frontier Oilsands Mine Application As Canada Sorts Out Climate Policy
Teck Resources Ltd. has withdrawn its application for a huge oilsands mine in northern Alberta, citing a lack of climate policy clarity in Canada.“We are disappointed to have arrived at this point,” Teck president and CEO Don Lindsey wrote in a letter to Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson that was posted on Teck’s website on Sunday evening. More to come
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Canadiens ship Ilya Kovalchuk to Capitals for third-round pick
The Canadiens traded Kovalchuk to the Washington Capitals for a 2020 third-round pick on Sunday.
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Flames start road trip with 4-2 win over Red Wings
Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night.
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Coldest Night of the Year Walk brings out close to 150 people in Lethbridge, Alta.
Walkers aimed to bring awareness to those who are freezing in poverty, according to organizers.
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VanVleet walks the walk, and pays the price, even in the biggest blowout in Raptors history
Guard Fred VanVleet gets hammered at the rim while finishing drives more than any other Raptor. Post-game, you can time his short walk from his locker to the showers with a sundial. He says it’s a small price to pay.
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Italy battles to contain Europe’s first major outbreak of coronavirus
The new cases are mostly in the Lombardy region, which includes Milan, and is one of Italy’s most densely populated areas.
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Teck Resources withdraws application for Frontier oil sands mine: sources
The news that Teck has pulled its bid for the proposed mine comes the same day a deal had been reached between the government of Alberta and a First Nation that had raised environmental concerns about the oil sands mining project.
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Vancouver councillors want city to declare a homelessness emergency
The motion calls for a plan to find and build housing for at least 80 per cent of the homeless people in Vancouver and other cities within three years.
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Senator, former PPC candidate appear at Saskatoon Wet’suwet’en demonstrations
Former People's Party of Canada candidate Mark Friesen played what he said was a recording of an Indigenous elder speaking in favour of the pipeline project.
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Lightning sign Bogosian after contract terminated by Sabres
The Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday announced they signed Bogosian to a one-year, $1.3 million contract.
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