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 2021-10-26 17:50 

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[ British Columbia ]

Vaccine mandate for B.C. health-care workers is now in effect...

The union representing about 4,500 paramedics in B.C., estimates that 150 members remain unvaccinated....

 2021-10-26 17:45 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Young St. John's family struggling to keep their home after mother's death...

A St. John's family who watched their mother die of cancer in July say they're now on the brink of losing the family home....

 2021-10-26 17:40 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

More changes could come to Residential Tenancies Act, says minister...

Services Nova Scotia Minister Colton Leblanc says the act will continue to be 'modernized.';...

 2021-10-26 17:40 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Sean Fraser appointed to Trudeau cabinet as immigration minister...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Central Nova MP Sean Fraser to the federal cabinet Tuesday. Fraser is the new minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship....

 2021-10-26 17:38 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

New hospital, all electric school buses, highlights of capital budget...

The P.E.I. government will begin planning next year on redevelopment of Kings County Memorial Hospital, and will not be buying any more school buses that are powered by fossil fuels....

 2021-10-26 17:31 

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[ Manitoba ]

73 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported in Manitoba on Tuesday...

Manitoba reported 73 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths on Tuesday....

 2021-10-26 17:27 

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O'Toole attacks Trudeau's 'inexperienced' cabinet as a threat to national unity...

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole tore into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet lineup Tuesday, saying he's assembled a group of "largely inexperienced and ideological individuals" that pose a threat to the country's nationa...

 2021-10-26 17:25 

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Argonauts deal quarterback Nick Arbuckle to Elks for conditional 3rd-round pick...

Toronto Argonauts have traded quarterback Nick Arbuckle to the Elks for a 2022 conditional third-round pick and the rights to American quarterback Chad Kelly, a player who was on Edmonton's negotiation list....

 2021-10-26 17:23 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton paramedics guilty in death of Yosif Al-Hasnawi to be sentenced in January...

The two Hamilton paramedics guilty for their part in the 2017 death of 19-year-old Yosif Al-Hasnawi will not be sentenced until mid-January....

 2021-10-26 17:23 

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[ Edmonton ]

Dr. Deena Hinshaw to update Albertans on COVID-19...

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health, will provide an update on efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19....

 2021-10-26 17:01 

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Owners of Kansas City's NWSL club to build 1st stadium in U.S. for women's sports...

The owners of Kansas City's professional women's soccer team announced Tuesday they plan to build a $70 million US stadium for the team. Construction on a 11,000-seat facility reportedly will begin next spring or summer, with the stadium ready for...

 2021-10-26 16:48 

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[ Ottawa ]

Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today...

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 15 more COVID-19 cases Tuesday and the death of a woman in her 80s who had COVID-19....

 2021-10-26 16:47 

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Torn between conflicting Jets and Bombers games, Winnipeg sports fan petitions to get times changed...

Winnipeg sports fans are struggling with too much of a good thing and have thrown out a challenge flag to the NHL and CFL....

 2021-10-26 16:46 

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[ Montreal ]

Health agency official grilled at Herron coroner's inquiry...

The second-to-last witness at the coroners inquiry into the deaths of 47 seniors during the first wave of the COVID pandemic at the Herron longterm care home on Montreal's west island faced tough questions during tense exchanges Tuesday morning...

 2021-10-26 16:38 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton MP Tassi named to Trudeau cabinet again, this time in public services and procurement...

Filomena Tassi was sworn in Tuesday....

 2021-10-26 16:31 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

RVs in short supply as vacationers stick closer to home...

Count recreational vehicles among the items in short supply because of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-10-26 16:29 

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New faces named to cabinet as PM renovates front bench...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renovated his front bench by naming eight new faces to his cabinet. He's also brought back a minister he dropped from his inner circle two years ago....

 2021-10-26 16:23 

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[ New Brunswick ]

UNB player holds hockey camps for Indigenous girls to make sport more accessible...

Jana Headrick grew up in a hockey-loving Ojibway family and started playing hockey when she was three years old....

 2021-10-26 16:18 

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[ North News ]

Nunavut returns to 0 active COVID-19 cases...

While there are no active cases territory-wide, outbreaks in a handful of communities are still considered ongoing, including in Coral Harbour since Sept. 29, Kugluktuk since Sept. 21, Iqaluit since Sept. 13 and Kinngait since Sept. 19....

 2021-10-26 16:15 

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A Better Tent City moves to Ardelt Avenue in Kitchener...

Kitchener's A Better Tent City is moving to Ardelt Avenue, less than 500 metres away from the project's original location at Lot 42....

 2021-10-26 16:11 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

New Glasgow doctor gives up licence over voyeurism case...

A New Glasgow, N.S., family physician has agreed to give up the practice of medicine after admitting to planting a hidden camera in a washroom at his clinic....

 2021-10-26 16:10 

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Rogers saga spotlights dual-class shares that keep power in hands of few...

A type of corporate equity structure used by several of Canada's most prominent companies is once again under fire from critics in light of the current chaos at Rogers Communications Inc....

 2021-10-26 15:47 

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[ New Brunswick ]

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province 'clarifies' 100% vaccination rate calculations...

The New Brunswick government has issued a statement to "clarify" how it calculates some age groups as being 100 per cent vaccinated against COVID-19 when it knows "there may still be some people" in those age groups who have not been vacci...

 2021-10-26 15:46 

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[ Edmonton ]

Elections Alberta posted incorrect information on equalization referendum, law experts say...

Constitutional law experts say Elections Alberta posted incorrect information about equalization on its website in advance of the recent referendum that may have misled voters about what effect a yes vote would have....

 2021-10-26 15:41 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Studies on resilience of birds earn P.E.I. ornithologist prestigious awards...

Kathy Martin's love of birds has taken her into the Arctic and to the tops of the Rocky Mountains, but it started on the family farm on Stanhope, P.E.I....

 2021-10-26 15:40 

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[ Ottawa ]

Fortier Ottawa's sole representative in new cabinet...

OttawaVanier member of Parliament Mona Fortier is the new president of the Treasury Board....

 2021-10-26 15:34 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

How to have an eco-friendly Halloween...

Candice Batista explains how to have a more sustainable Halloween....

 2021-10-26 15:15 

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[ Windsor ]

Windsor-Essex see 30 new COVID-19 cases...

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 30 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday....

 2021-10-26 15:08 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Virtual health-care program temporarily closed due to coverage issues...

A virtual health-care program that offers access to Islanders without a family doctor is temporarily unavailable due to physician coverage issues, Health PEI said in a written statement Tuesday....

 2021-10-26 15:03 

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[ Hamilton ]

A sweet victory for Hamilton pizzeria whose Mala Honey pie wins national honours...

Salar Madadi, who owns Hamilton's Maipai tiki and pizza bar, recently competed in the Canadian Pizza Summit. He won best pizza recipe for the restaurant's Mala Honey Pie....

 2021-10-26 14:57 

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[ Edmonton ]

Results of Alberta's referendum on equalization, daylight time to be released today...

Albertans who cast their ballots in municipal elections were asked by the provincial government where they stood on equalization payments and the setting of the clocks. Voters were also tasked with choosing three senators-in-waiting for Alberta....

 2021-10-26 14:53 

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Who's who in Justin Trudeau's 2021 cabinet...

Here is the complete list of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet, sworn in today at Rideau Hall in Ottawa....

 2021-10-26 14:53 

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[ British Columbia ]

Some Halloween traditions harmful to wildlife, rescue centre warns...

Spooky season is upon us — but for wildlife, some Halloween traditions can be downright terrifying and dangerous. That's why one rescue organization is asking people to reconsider setting off fireworks and putting up certain decorations for Oct....

 2021-10-26 14:50 

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[ Toronto ]

Province hiring new LTC inspections staff as Ontario reports 269 new COVID-19 cases...

The provincial government announced Tuesday that it is spending $20 million this year to hire 193 new inspections staff and launch a proactive inspections program in Ontario's long-term care homes....

 2021-10-26 14:47 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

N.S. massage therapist sentenced for assault...

A Nova Scotia massage therapist has been given a conditional discharge and placed on a year's probation after being convicted on an assault charge....

 2021-10-26 14:36 

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New net-zero pledges push world close to 2 C target, UN finds...

A report by the UN Environment Programme found recent announcements by dozens of countries to aim for "net-zero" emissions by 2050 could limit a global temperature rise to 2.2 degrees Celsius (4 F) by the end of the century....

 2021-10-26 14:35 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Sandeson appeals decision to deny him bail while he awaits 2nd murder trial...

William Sandeson is appealing a judge's decision to deny him bail as he awaits his second trial on a charge of first-degree murder....

 2021-10-26 14:31 

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[ North News ]

Nunavut RCMP warn of disruptions to service due to network outage outside Iqaluit...

The Nunavut RCMP say Northwestel is experiencing an "unplanned network outage" Tuesday morning and that it's affecting services for Nunavut, outside of Iqaluit. Go to the local detachment in the event of an emergency, police say....

 2021-10-26 14:13 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Packages pile up at mail-receiving businesses across the border...

Packages at a Houlton, Maine, mail-receiving shop have been stuck in limbo for 20 months because New Brunswickers haven't been able to get over the border to pick them up....

 2021-10-26 14:02 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. medical health officers plead with health minister for increased COVID-19 restrictions: letter...

Medical health officers across Saskatchewan are once again pleading with the provincial government to do more to combat COVID-19, according to a letter obtained by CBC News....

 2021-10-26 14:00 

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[ Toronto ]

Ontario ministers of Long-Term Care, Finance make an announcement...

Minister of Long-Term Care Rod Phillips and Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy make an announcement about accountability, enforcement and transparency in the long-term care sector....

 2021-10-26 13:50 

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For the first time in over 100 years, the Habs visit Seattle...

Rob Pizzo looks back at the last matchup between Montreal and Seattle in 1919 with a Stanley Cup final that never ended....

 2021-10-26 13:46 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon police charge woman with second-degree murder in death of toddler...

A 37-year-old woman has been charged with murder by Saskatoon police after the death of a two-year-old boy last year....

 2021-10-26 13:40 

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Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status...

Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday and said their marriage — delayed three years and opposed by some — "was a necessary choice to live while cherishing our hearts."...

 2021-10-26 13:29 

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[ Calgary ]

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Tuesday, Oct. 26...

The province reported 1,592 cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, as the number of active cases and hospitalizations related to the disease continue to drop. Twenty-five deaths were reported to Alberta Health over the last three days, including three people...

 2021-10-26 13:24 

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[ Windsor ]

Is Windsor in for a green Halloween? Why the fall colours seem fashionably late...

We're a month into autumn, but many trees in Windsor-Essex — still sporting their green leaves — haven't quite gotten the message....

 2021-10-26 13:15 

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Blue Origin, Boeing reveal plan to build 'business park' space station...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin has unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called "Orbital Reef" with Boeing, aiming to launch the spacecraft in the second half of this decade....

 2021-10-26 13:10 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Grand Falls-Windsor, union ratify deal to end 14-week employee lockout...

The announcement was made by Canadian Union of Publice Employees Local 1349 just after 11:30 p.m. Monday. The deal is in place retroactively from January to the end of 2025....

 2021-10-26 13:08 

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[ Hamilton ]

Storm surge: HCA warns strong winds could cause flooding and erosion along Lake Ontario...

Strong, shore-bound winds and waves as high as two metres are forecast for today and the resulting storm surge could raise the risk of flooding and erosion, according to the Hamilton Conservation Authority....

 2021-10-26 13:00 

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[ British Columbia ]

Holidays looking brighter in Metro Vancouver this year with return of popular events...

Popular holiday events including VanDusen Festival of Lights, Stanley Park Christmas Train, and Lights at Lafarge have confirmed they will be open to the public this year after closures last year due to the pandemic....

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