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 2022-01-29 03:19 

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Players of ECHL's Icemen release statement of support for former player Jacob Panetta...

Former teammates of recently-released Jacksonville Icemen defenceman Jacob Panetta published a statement Friday as a show of support for the 26-year-old after he was suspended indefinitely by the ECHL and released by the team....

 2022-01-29 03:18 

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[ British Columbia ]

Police searching for vehicle linked to missing Vancouver Island man and daughter...

Police say they have received a "large number" of possible sightings across Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the southeast part of the province....

 2022-01-29 02:58 

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Lundqvist becomes 11th player in Rangers history to have jersey retired...

Henrik Lundqvist became the 11th player to have his number retired by the New York Rangers when a banner with his name and No. 30 was raised at the Garden before the team's game against the Minnesota Wild on Friday night....

 2022-01-29 02:30 

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Australia pledges $50M to protect, preserve koalas...

Australia will spend an additional $50 million ($44.63 million Cdn) in the next four years to protect koala habitat and slow the decline of the vulnerable species, the government said on Saturday....

 2022-01-29 02:10 

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Canada's Wickens marks return to racing with podium finish in Daytona...

Canada's Robert Wickens worked for more than three years to get back into a racecar and resume the driving career cut short during his rookie IndyCar season. His reward was a podium finish at Daytona International Speedway....

 2022-01-29 02:00 

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Giants hire Bills assistant Brian Daboll, 2nd Canadian-born head coach in NFL history...

The New York Giants hired Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as their head coach Friday, replacing Joe Judge, who was fired two days after the Giants finished a 4-13 season, their fifth straight double-digit losing season....

 2022-01-29 01:52 

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Canadian men's Olympic hockey team forging connections before Beijing Games...

With two weeks before Canada opens its Olympic tournament against Germany on Feb. 10, players are trying to familiarize themselves with their teammates, on the ice and off it, in order to create better unity....

 2022-01-29 01:19 

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[ British Columbia ]

Rate of hospitalizations begins to slow as B.C. reports 990 people in hospital with COVID-19...

B.C. health officials reported 990 people hospital with COVID-19 on Friday, including 141 in intensive care, as the province recorded nine more deaths from the disease and 2,137 new cases....

 2022-01-29 01:18 

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[ Manitoba ]

'This is a win': Support grows for motion to decriminalize small amounts of drugs...

Advocates for drug harm reduction in Manitoba are applauding a motion brought by two city councillors to decriminalize small amounts of illegal drugs in Winnipeg....

 2022-01-29 01:09 

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Sales soar for Maus after school district in U.S. banned the Holocaust graphic novel...

Just days after the banning of Maus by a Tennessee school district made national news, two editions of Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust have reached the top 20 on Amazon.com and are in limited supply....

 2022-01-29 00:49 

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[ Edmonton ]

Town of High Level still waiting for Alberta government to pay $2.6M for 2019 wildfire costs...

After racking up $2.6 million in debt from fighting a wildfire more than two years ago, the northern Alberta town of High Level says it has been shouldering costs that should be the provincial government's responsibility...

 2022-01-29 00:49 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

COVID-19 in Sask.: 2 more deaths, hospital numbers continue to climb...

Two more people with COVID-19 have died in Saskatchewan, and hospital numbers continue to rise as the Omicron variant spreads across the province....

 2022-01-29 00:46 

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Residents, soldiers in Eastern Ukraine village watch and wait to see what comes next...

A visit to a village near the rebel-held part of Eastern Ukraine provides a glimpse of what daily life is like for civilians and soldiers as Russian troops amass along the border....

 2022-01-29 00:38 

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[ Manitoba ]

Bodies of Indian family found frozen near U.S.-Canada border won't be flown back home...

The bodies of a family of four found frozen in a Manitoba field near the Canada-U.S. border last week will not be flown back to their home in India, a relative says....

 2022-01-29 00:38 

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[ Montreal ]

Quebec father says daughter freezing as school leaves windows open...

The Quebec government has recommended better airflow in classrooms and has offered air exchanges to schools. But it's not clear how many have been installed and many teachers are having to open windows, despite bitterly cold weather in the province....

 2022-01-29 00:18 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Cooke Seafoods lands easy win in fish farming case...

It was the first fish farming case heard by the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board, a new regulatory body created by the province to provide more transparency and accountability around aquaculture....

 2022-01-29 00:17 

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[ North News ]

Yellowknife pool referendum was above board, city says...

Yellowknife's referendum on whether the city should borrow $10 million to build a new aquatic centre might feel like ancient history, but for one Yellowknifer questions remain about how the city handled the campaign....

 2022-01-29 00:13 

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[ North News ]

Almost a third of the Yukon's first shipment of COVID-19 rapid tests given to mines...

Almost a third of the Yukon's first shipment of COVID-19 rapid tests from the federal government were given to mines....

 2022-01-28 23:56 

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[ Toronto ]

Pedestrian killed after being struck by driver in Etobicoke...

Toronto police say a man is dead after he was struck by a driver in Etobicoke Friday evening....

 2022-01-28 23:54 

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[ Toronto ]

Ontario doctors welcome decision to resume non-urgent surgeries as 'the right first step'...

A decision by the Ontario Ministry of Health to resume some surgeries paused due to a surge in Omicron cases, starting next Monday, is being welcomed by doctors in the province....

 2022-01-28 23:53 

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Fun facts about Canada's Winter Olympic team...

CBC Sports' daily newsletter brings you some interesting tidbits about the Canadian athletes competing in Beijing, plus more on Canada's big soccer win over Honduras....

 2022-01-28 23:44 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Logging truck strikes home, knocks out power line in southern N.B. village...

Multiple first responders are on the scene of a dramatic crash and rollover after a logging truck struck a home in Chipman on Friday afternoon....

 2022-01-28 23:32 

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[ Windsor ]

Leamington council looks to tackle housing crisis, moves ahead with affordable living project...

The Town of Leamington is taking the housing crisis into its own hands by moving forward on an affordable housing project....

 2022-01-28 23:27 

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[ Toronto ]

What does living with COVID-19 mean for Ontario?...

This week, Ontario's chief medical officer of health said it's time to start learning how to live with COVID-19 and to stop fearing it. Chris Glover connected with infectious diseases physician Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti to find out what the province&#...

 2022-01-28 23:17 

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[ Manitoba ]

Winnipeg plows $7M past 2021 snow-clearing budget...

More than 67 centimeters of snow fell on Winnipeg in the last two months of 2021, forcing the city to spend almost $7 million more than it had budgeted for snow removal in 2021....

 2022-01-28 23:16 

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Why the price of gas keeps going up in most provinces...

The price of gas continues to go up in Canada and, in some regions, is breaking records....

 2022-01-28 23:13 

CBC

[ North News ]

N.W.T. extends period to apply for mail-in ballot as byelection process stumbles...

According to an internal directive from the N.W.T.'s chief electoral officer, 10 per cent of the 130 ballot packages received as of Friday in the Tu Nedh-Wiilideh byelection lack a required signature on the Absentee Ballot Certificate....

 2022-01-28 23:05 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta COVID hospitalizations near 1,500 as province reports 13 new deaths...

Alberta reported 13 new COVID-19 deaths on Friday, bringing the province's total to 3,531....

 2022-01-28 23:05 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta COVID hospitalizations near 1,500 as province reports 15 new deaths...

Alberta reported 15 new COVID-19 deaths on Friday, bringing the province's total to 3,531....

 2022-01-28 23:02 

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[ Calgary ]

Alberta's 1st fully accessible community rink to have grand opening on Saturday...

After five years of development, Alberta's first fully accessible outdoor community rink is slated to have its grand opening in Calgary's northwest on Saturday....

 2022-01-28 23:00 

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[ Manitoba ]

Swan Valley couple guilty of neglect after baby twins found with 'inconceivable' injuries on family farm...

A man and a woman from western Manitoba have been found guilty on numerous charges after their twin newborns were found severely malnourished and on the brink of death almost two years ago....

 2022-01-28 22:45 

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[ Manitoba ]

Falcon Lake man, 77, killed in crash off Trans-Canada Highway: RCMP...

A 77-year-old-man from Falcon Lake is dead following a single-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon, according to an RCMP news release....

 2022-01-28 22:43 

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[ Manitoba ]

Mtis National Council alleges previous leaders financially harmed it to give MMF 'unfair advantage'...

The Mtis National Council (MNC) is alleging its previous administration had a scheme to financially harm the MNC to better position the Manitoba Mtis Federation (MMF) to take its place on the national stage, according to court documents....

 2022-01-28 22:32 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

More charges against Manitoba man for 'swatting' U.S. police about bogus threats...

A Manitoba man arrested for allegedly calling in phony firearm threats to four U.S. schools last year has been charged in connection with six more incidents relating to bogus alerts about active shooters or bombs....

 2022-01-28 22:30 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Singer-songwriter Selina Boland's stage name and album inspired by childhood poem...

Selina Boland of St. John's, who performs as an electronic musician under the name "Chalk," revisited a poem she wrote as an eight-year-old, about finding a chalk rock on the ground and doodling with it....

 2022-01-28 22:30 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. potato exports to resume as soon as U.S. gives green light: Minister...

Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau joins CBC News: Compass to discuss why she's hopeful P.E.I. potato exports to the U.S. could resume in the coming weeks....

 2022-01-28 22:28 

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[ North News ]

Tuktoyaktuk mayor wants more leeway in COVID-19 restrictions for cultural gatherings...

Erwin Elias, the mayor of Tuktoyaktuk, said he applied to the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer to have a community gathering when there were zero cases in his hamlet — but he was turned down....

 2022-01-28 22:28 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia extends 'renoviction' ban...

The province has extended the ban on ending a residential lease for the purpose of renovations — or "renovictions4; — until the state of emergency is lifted....

 2022-01-28 22:26 

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Omicron now driving more COVID-19 deaths in U.S. than during Delta wave...

Omicron, the highly contagious coronavirus variant sweeping across the U.S., is driving the daily American death toll higher than during last fall's Delta wave, with deaths likely to keep rising for days or even weeks....

 2022-01-28 22:05 

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[ North News ]

Yukon's minimum wage to increase by 50 cents to $15.70 in April...

As of April 1, there will be an increase by 50 cents, taking the wage from $15.20 an hour to $15.70 an hour. The Fair Wage, paid to people working on government-tendered construction contracts, will also increase on April 1 by 3.3 per cent....

 2022-01-28 22:00 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

CBC Nova Scotia News January 28, 2022...

The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their stories...

 2022-01-28 21:58 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia nursing students drafted to fill staff shortages...

Nursing students are swapping classes for practical experience next month by going to work as hospitals and long-term care homes struggle amid staffing shortages....

 2022-01-28 21:56 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

MUN prof's use of racial slur in lecture highlights systemic problem, say anti-racism advocates...

Newfoundland and Labrador anti-racism advocates are calling for changes in response to a video of a Memorial University professor using a racial slur during a lecture....

 2022-01-28 21:50 

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[ Ottawa ]

Crown no longer seeking adult sentence for teen who pleaded guilty to terror charges...

Prosecutors are no longer seeking a life sentence for a Kingston, Ont., teen who pleaded guilty to terrorism-related charges including possession of explosive material and counselling someone to detonate a bomb....

 2022-01-28 21:44 

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[ North News ]

Health department lifts Iqaluit boil water advisory after investigating new bypass system...

Nunavut's health department has lifted a boil water advisory in Iqaluit, saying a bypass system set up in the wake of a fuel contamination late last year is providing safe drinking water to residents. People had started reporting the smell of fuel in ...

 2022-01-28 21:42 

CBC

TFC acquires defender Carlos Salcedo, sends Yeferson Soteldo to Mexican club: reports...

Toronto FC has acquired Mexican international defender Carlos Salcedo from Mexico's Tigres UANL as a designated player through 2024, with Venezuelan international winger Yeferson Soteldo going the other way, according to a source....

 2022-01-28 21:36 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Vautours say they won't leave Kouchibouguac by Parks Canada deadline...

Two of Jackie Vautour's family members still live on the land he fought to keep in Kouchibouguac National Park, and they don't plan on going anywhere....

 2022-01-28 21:33 

CBC

[ North News ]

As initial deadline passes, Colville Lake looks to 2024 for self-government...

As Colville Lake's target deadline for self-government passed, the community is now looking to 2024. "We're all standing and talking and not getting anywhere," says David Codzi....

 2022-01-28 21:17 

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[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay Police Services Board suspends deputy chief 'pending internal investigation'...

Deputy Chief Ryan Hughes of the Thunder Bay Police Service has been suspended "pending an internal investigation," according to a statement by the police board chair on Friday afternoon....

 2022-01-28 21:16 

CBC

Early evidence that boosters seem to hold up against Omicron subvariant BA.2...

With BA.2 now spreading in more than 50 countries around the world, there's early hope that vaccine booster doses still hold up against the Omicron subvariant....

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