5 things to know for Thursday, October 21, 2021
Brian Laundrie's belongings are found, Ottawa is set to announce a vaccine passport, and a Canadian influencer is accused of fraud. Here's what you need to know today.
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Pattie Lovett-Reid: The perfect storm is brewing for cash-strapped Canadians
With inflation soaring, some economists are predicting that interest rate increases won't be far behind. CTV's chief financial commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid looks at what that means for your finances in her latest column on CTVNews.ca.
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Signs mysteriously vanish, gloves come off in Dorval at election time
“The gloves come off in Dorval when there is an election. It gets really rough,” said Rachelle Cournoyer of Citizens for a Better Dorval.
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Ontario government to make it easier for immigrants to work in their professions
Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would make it easier for immigrants to get licensed to work in professions that match their areas of expertise.
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Canadiens vs Hurricanes: Five things you should know
Montreal is the worst offensive team in two categories — it ranks 32nd in scoring and its 0-for-13 mark on the power play is last in the NHL.
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Montreal weather: An umbrella day
A brief look at today's weather forecast along with a #ThisMtl picture and a daily quote.
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My boyfriend is now back with his toxic ex and claims I’m too good for him! Ask Ellie
Some people make this statement, thinking that they mean it, writes advice columnist Ellie, but it’s just an excuse they create to end their relationship. Answer him: “No, I’m not too good, just not a liar and cheat. I’m lucky to be rid of you.”
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For top Canadian chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk, all food leads back home
The couple behind the new cookbook “Hearth & Home” share how family-style meals shaped their lives and how they’re passing on that same passion to their daughters.
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David Olive: The Christmas supply crunch of 2021 is upon us, and nothing will be spared from shortages and delays
Bottlenecks all along the global supply chain mean Canadians can expect shortages of many Christmas-season goods, and prices that are 10 to 15 per cent higher than last year, David Olive writes.
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Martin Regg Cohn: How do you defend the indefensible? Just ask Doug Ford’s attorney general
Doug Downey may have the toughest jobs in Ontario’s cabinet, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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Breaking the silence: Dancers accuse choreographers of sexual harassment and grooming
The world continues to witness the ripple effects of the #MeToo movement as scores of people open up about their experiences with sexual misconduct, sexual harassment and sexual assault. It has sparked conversations, controversy and, in many cases, cultural change within industries.
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Oscar Peterson made the piano ‘sound like it had four hands’ — fellow music greats celebrate him in the film ‘Black + White’
The Barry Avrich film, premiering Oct. 22 on Crave, tells the late piano master’s story in his words and the words of everyone from Duke Ellington to Billy Joel. It’s also a love story, about his relationship with wife Kelly and daughter Celine.
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Drive-thru food drive for West Island food banks
West Island food banks need help to restock their shelves.
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Today’s coronavirus news: India hits 1 billion vaccine doses; Canada Recovery Benefit is set to expire
Meanwhile, Russia registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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Low-carbon transition could cost 800K jobs if action not taken: report
If Canada doesn't get better prepared for the inevitable shift to a low-carbon future, 800,000 jobs could be on the line says Canadian Institute for Climate Choices.
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Dancers say they were sexually harassed or groomed by famous choreographers – and the dance company failed to protect them
Nick Lazzarini and Travis Wall deny the allegations and Break the Floor says it’s working hard to improve.
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Toronto writer Robert Hough reveals the beauty and joy in an ordinary life in new book “The Marriage of Rose Camilleri”
Narrator Rose, is plain-spoken but her storytelling is ‘an unmitigated pleasure’
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Rosie DiManno: What were hundreds of rioters thinking when they broke into the U.S. Capitol earlier this year?
One participant’s answers to those questions — those of Rodriguez — are contained in a 200-page transcript of the defendant’s confession, extracted by the FBI in March and filed with the court by his defence attorney last Friday. That makes the exhibit a publicly accessible document.
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Dave Feschuk: Kyle Lowry is creating chaos in Miami, and the Heat couldn’t be happier
They’re calling it ‘Kyle Chaos’ in Miami, a style of play that Raptors fans grew to love — the frenetic, ball-pushing urgency that made Lowry the high-IQ engine of a championship-winning franchise.
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These ‘first of their kind’ Ontario changes could get more skilled immigrants working in their actual fields of expertise
Ontario will legislate to have professional regulators eliminate Canadian work experience requirements, reduce duplicative language proficiency demands and ensure speedier licensing processing for skilled immigrants.
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TDSB replaces elementary school guidance counsellors with newly defined role amid opposition from teachers’ union
Teachers’ union raises concerns about how changes to guidance counselling role will affect students needing greater mental health supports amidst the pandemic.
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We asked 31 major Ontario school boards for their staff COVID-19 vaccination rates. Here’s what we found
The rates range widely among boards, but the boards are not required to break down the numbers by job category so parents are often in the dark about rates for teachers.
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Heather Scoffield: Conservatives say rising inflation is Justin Trudeau’s fault. That’s ridiculous
Blaming the Liberals for inflationary pressure doesn’t lead us to solutions, Heather Scoffield writes.
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Emma Teitel: ‘Woman’ is still out there. It’s just making room for inclusion
Contrary to a popular myth circulating far and wide, no ban exists on the word “woman,” columnist Emma Teitel writes.
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India celebrates 1B vaccine doses, hopes to speed 2nd shots
India celebrated giving its billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose on Thursday, a hopeful milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled a crushing surge earlier this year and missteps initially held back its inoculation campaign.
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Toronto visits Boston after Brown’s 46-point game
Toronto Raptors (0-1, in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (0-1, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
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