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Mystery guest takes over Jasper Park Lodge — the entire hotel — for 9-week booking

All 446 rooms at Alberta's iconic Jasper Park Lodge have been reserved for a nine-week private booking, but hotel management is keeping mum about the mysterious guest.
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Mystery guest takes over Jasper Park Lodge — the entire hotel — for 9-week booking

All 446 rooms at Alberta's iconic Jasper Park Lodge have been reserved for a nine-week private booking, but hotel management is keeping mum about the mysterious guest.

Deep water temperatures hit 'scary' highs in Gulf of St. Lawrence

A decade-long warming trend in the Gulf of St. Lawrence continued in 2020 with deep waters reaching record highs, according to ocean climate data released Tuesday by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
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Deep water temperatures hit 'scary' highs in Gulf of St. Lawrence

A decade-long warming trend in the Gulf of St. Lawrence continued in 2020 with deep waters reaching record highs, according to ocean climate data released Tuesday by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

Mystery guest takes over Jasper Park Lodge — the entire hotel — for a nine-week booking

All 446 rooms at the iconic Jasper Park Lodge have been reserved for nine weeks for a “private booking” but hotel management is keeping mum on the mysterious guest.
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Mystery guest takes over Jasper Park Lodge — the entire hotel — for a nine-week booking

All 446 rooms at the iconic Jasper Park Lodge have been reserved for nine weeks for a “private booking” but hotel management is keeping mum on the mysterious guest.

14-day quarantine will be mandatory for all entering Manitoba

Anyone entering Manitoba, including those coming from northern and Western Canada and western Ontario, will have to self-isolate for 14 days starting Friday.
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14-day quarantine will be mandatory for all entering Manitoba

Anyone entering Manitoba, including those coming from northern and Western Canada and western Ontario, will have to self-isolate for 14 days starting Friday.

Request for Keystone XL cabinet documents blocked by UCP MLAs

United Conservative MLAs defeated a motion proposed by the NDP that would have asked cabinet to release confidential information it considered before deciding to invest up to $7.5 billion in the Keystone XL pipeline. 
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Request for Keystone XL cabinet documents blocked by UCP MLAs

United Conservative MLAs defeated a motion proposed by the NDP that would have asked cabinet to release confidential information it considered before deciding to invest up to $7.5 billion in the Keystone XL pipeline. 

COVID-19 has done more than delay life for young people, it's left a gap

They may not be suffering the most severe physical effects of the pandemic, but the mental health of young adults in Quebec taken a greater hit than any other group.
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COVID-19 has done more than delay life for young people, it's left a gap

They may not be suffering the most severe physical effects of the pandemic, but the mental health of young adults in Quebec taken a greater hit than any other group.

Layoffs from Cenovus-Husky oilpatch merger expected to begin today

The fallout from the merger of two oilpatch majors — Cenovus Energy and Husky Energy — is expected to land in downtown Calgary this week as workers begin to receive layoff notices.
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Layoffs from Cenovus-Husky oilpatch merger expected to begin today

The fallout from the merger of two oilpatch majors — Cenovus Energy and Husky Energy — is expected to land in downtown Calgary this week as workers begin to receive layoff notices.

Doctors failed mentally ill Ontario man who killed his mother day after seeing psychiatrist, says family

Family members of an Ontario man diagnosed with schizophrenia say his doctors didn't do «their due diligence» when they failed to admit him to a hospital after he called a crisis line the day before stabbing his mother and setting her house on f
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Doctors failed mentally ill Ontario man who killed his mother day after seeing psychiatrist, says family

Family members of an Ontario man diagnosed with schizophrenia say his doctors didn't do «their due diligence» when they failed to admit him to a hospital after he called a crisis line the day before stabbing his mother and setting her house on fire with her inside.

Inside Canada's largest COVID-19 outbreak in a federal prison

During the first wave of COVID-19, Alex Doyle did his best to keep his young family healthy. But last November, he ended up back in prison after violating his parole. And that's where he may have inadvertently become a superspreader in Canada's worst outbrea
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Inside Canada's largest COVID-19 outbreak in a federal prison

During the first wave of COVID-19, Alex Doyle did his best to keep his young family healthy. But last November, he ended up back in prison after violating his parole. And that's where he may have inadvertently become a superspreader in Canada's worst outbreak in a federal penitentiary.

Plan to rebuild defence early-warning system means political, fiscal headaches for Trudeau government

A proposal to rebuild North America's early warning defence network poses a host of new challenges — both political and fiscal — for the Trudeau government.
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Plan to rebuild defence early-warning system means political, fiscal headaches for Trudeau government

A proposal to rebuild North America's early warning defence network poses a host of new challenges — both political and fiscal — for the Trudeau government.

Corey Hurren, accused Rideau Hall intruder, scheduled to enter plea today

The Canadian Forces reservist accused of breaching the gates of Rideau Hall last summer while armed is expected to enter a plea this morning.
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Corey Hurren, accused Rideau Hall intruder, scheduled to enter plea today

The Canadian Forces reservist accused of breaching the gates of Rideau Hall last summer while armed is expected to enter a plea this morning.

Where the lopsided economic impact of COVID-19 in Canada goes from here

The COVID-19 pandemic has created two distinct economies in Canada. One is thriving. The other is trying desperately to hold on, Peter Armstrong writes.
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Where the lopsided economic impact of COVID-19 in Canada goes from here

The COVID-19 pandemic has created two distinct economies in Canada. One is thriving. The other is trying desperately to hold on, Peter Armstrong writes.

Family of mentally ill Ontario man who killed his mother day after seeing psychiatrist says doctors failed him

Family members of an Ontario man diagnosed with schizophrenia say his doctors didn't do «their due diligence» when they failed to admit him to a hospital after he called a crisis line the day before stabbing his mother and setting her house on f
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Family of mentally ill Ontario man who killed his mother day after seeing psychiatrist says doctors failed him

Family members of an Ontario man diagnosed with schizophrenia say his doctors didn't do «their due diligence» when they failed to admit him to a hospital after he called a crisis line the day before stabbing his mother and setting her house on fire with her inside.

Lynn Beyak, the senator who defended residential schools, is resigning

Lynn Beyak, the controversial senator from northwestern Ontario with a long history of making inflammatory remarks about Indigenous peoples, is resigning from the Red Chamber.
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Lynn Beyak, the senator who defended residential schools, is resigning

Lynn Beyak, the controversial senator from northwestern Ontario with a long history of making inflammatory remarks about Indigenous peoples, is resigning from the Red Chamber.

Former casino CEO, actress identified as couple who flew to Yukon, got COVID-19 vaccines

Married couple Rod and Ekaterina Baker are accused of flouting COVID-19 rules and lying about being local motel workers in order to obtain doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine in Beaver Creek, Yukon, last week. Rod Baker has resigned from his job as CEO o
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Former casino CEO, actress identified as couple who flew to Yukon, got COVID-19 vaccines

Married couple Rod and Ekaterina Baker are accused of flouting COVID-19 rules and lying about being local motel workers in order to obtain doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine in Beaver Creek, Yukon, last week. Rod Baker has resigned from his job as CEO of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.

A year of coronavirus in Canada: A look back at what we've faced during the pandemic

It's been a roller-coaster ride for many of us during Canada's first year of the coronavirus pandemic from the first lockdown to the arrival of vaccines.
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A year of coronavirus in Canada: A look back at what we've faced during the pandemic

It's been a roller-coaster ride for many of us during Canada's first year of the coronavirus pandemic from the first lockdown to the arrival of vaccines.

1 year after Canada's first coronavirus case, the COVID-19 pandemic rages on

Monday marks one year since the first case of the virus that causes COVID-19 was confirmed in Canada. While many of the lessons learned from the early days of the global pandemic are being applied to the second wave, concerns remain about inadequate protecti
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1 year after Canada's first coronavirus case, the COVID-19 pandemic rages on

Monday marks one year since the first case of the virus that causes COVID-19 was confirmed in Canada. While many of the lessons learned from the early days of the global pandemic are being applied to the second wave, concerns remain about inadequate protections in long-term care homes. 

Appalling incidents like the Keyon Harrold Jr. case happen to Black kids here too

As Canadians, we shouldn't be so naive as to believe that what was seen in the viral video of the confrontation in a New York City hotel was unique to our neighbour to the south, writes Phillip Dwight Morgan.
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Appalling incidents like the Keyon Harrold Jr. case happen to Black kids here too

As Canadians, we shouldn't be so naive as to believe that what was seen in the viral video of the confrontation in a New York City hotel was unique to our neighbour to the south, writes Phillip Dwight Morgan.

Astronomers discover huge exoplanet has the density of cotton candy

A team of international astronomers has discovered that a previously known planet is part of a group of exoplanets referred to as «super puffs,» and it is teaching us that we still have a lot to learn about planetary formation.
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Astronomers discover huge exoplanet has the density of cotton candy

A team of international astronomers has discovered that a previously known planet is part of a group of exoplanets referred to as «super puffs,» and it is teaching us that we still have a lot to learn about planetary formation.

Copycat pot edibles that look like candy are poisoning kids, doctors say

Can you tell the difference? Pot-laced edibles made to look like children's candy are leading to a spike in poisonings, raising questions about why the illegal websites are allowed to sell them.
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Copycat pot edibles that look like candy are poisoning kids, doctors say

Can you tell the difference? Pot-laced edibles made to look like children's candy are leading to a spike in poisonings, raising questions about why the illegal websites are allowed to sell them.

Skepticism of celebrity should be a key factor in governor general pick, former advisory panel member says

When an advisory committee was tasked with helping to find a new governor general in 2010, it was urged to look closely at each candidate's «judgment and temperament,» and to be skeptical of «simple celebrity,» a former member says.
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Skepticism of celebrity should be a key factor in governor general pick, former advisory panel member says

When an advisory committee was tasked with helping to find a new governor general in 2010, it was urged to look closely at each candidate's «judgment and temperament,» and to be skeptical of «simple celebrity,» a former member says. He thinks the committee should be re-established.

Health unit probes whether COVID-19 variant behind 2nd Ontario long-term care home outbreak

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is investigating whether an outbreak at a long-term care home in the town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is due to the variant first detected in the United Kingdom.
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Health unit probes whether COVID-19 variant behind 2nd Ontario long-term care home outbreak

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is investigating whether an outbreak at a long-term care home in the town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is due to the variant first detected in the United Kingdom.

Pandemic tests limits of religious freedom as churches set to fight B.C.'s COVID-19 rules in court

Interpretations of the Bible and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms can cut both ways when it comes to the pandemic measures ordered by B.C.'s provincial health officer. The coming months will see the B.C. courts probe the legality of the rules whil
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Pandemic tests limits of religious freedom as churches set to fight B.C.'s COVID-19 rules in court

Interpretations of the Bible and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms can cut both ways when it comes to the pandemic measures ordered by B.C.'s provincial health officer. The coming months will see the B.C. courts probe the legality of the rules while churchgoers try to divine God’s will.

Rows of white crosses in downtown Sudbury, Ont., honour those lost to opioid crisis

What has become a haunting memorial in downtown Sudbury, Ont., started with a single white wooden cross erected by a grieving mother in October, at the spot where her 22-year-old son had died of an opioid overdose. A few months later, there are now more
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Rows of white crosses in downtown Sudbury, Ont., honour those lost to opioid crisis

What has become a haunting memorial in downtown Sudbury, Ont., started with a single white wooden cross erected by a grieving mother in October, at the spot where her 22-year-old son had died of an opioid overdose. A few months later, there are now more than 150 wooden crosses at the site, each bearing the name of someone else — another life lost to the opioid crisis.

Face tattoos give Indigenous woman a chance to reclaim traditional form of self-expression

Tattoos are popular for people of all ages and genders — even on the face — but for Indigenous women, it's not about being trendy. It's about reclaiming a traditional form of self-expression.
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Face tattoos give Indigenous woman a chance to reclaim traditional form of self-expression

Tattoos are popular for people of all ages and genders — even on the face — but for Indigenous women, it's not about being trendy. It's about reclaiming a traditional form of self-expression.

Visitors to B.C. care homes deemed 'essential' move to front of vaccine line — others wait and worry

B.C. is one of the few provinces quietly vaccinating thousands of people deemed essential visitors to loved ones in long-term care homes. But not everyone agrees with the criteria that determines who is essential, and who isn't.
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Visitors to B.C. care homes deemed 'essential' move to front of vaccine line — others wait and worry

B.C. is one of the few provinces quietly vaccinating thousands of people deemed essential visitors to loved ones in long-term care homes. But not everyone agrees with the criteria that determines who is essential, and who isn't.

Should governments name workplaces that have COVID-19 outbreaks? The pros and cons according to experts

Canada has a patchwork of different policies in place regarding the public disclosure of COVID-19 outbreaks in workplaces, and expert opinion seems as divided as the regulations on whether making outbreaks public helps or hinders the spread of the virus.
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Should governments name workplaces that have COVID-19 outbreaks? The pros and cons according to experts

Canada has a patchwork of different policies in place regarding the public disclosure of COVID-19 outbreaks in workplaces, and expert opinion seems as divided as the regulations on whether making outbreaks public helps or hinders the spread of the virus.

Montreal woman says mother with dementia accidentally given Pfizer vaccine after receiving dose of Moderna

The regional health authority for the eastern part of the Montreal island says it is investigating the incident at CHSLD Joseph-François-Perrault, but experts say receiving the two different vaccines is no reason to panic.
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Montreal woman says mother with dementia accidentally given Pfizer vaccine after receiving dose of Moderna

The regional health authority for the eastern part of the Montreal island says it is investigating the incident at CHSLD Joseph-François-Perrault, but experts say receiving the two different vaccines is no reason to panic.

Male teen who worked at Ontario long-term care home has died of COVID-19, health unit says

A male teenager who worked at an Ontario long-term care home has died of COVID-19, the Middlesex-London public health unit said Saturday.
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Male teen who worked at Ontario long-term care home has died of COVID-19, health unit says

A male teenager who worked at an Ontario long-term care home has died of COVID-19, the Middlesex-London public health unit said Saturday.

RCMP end search for missing crew on Nova Scotia scallop dragger

More than a month after the crew of the Chief William Saulis disappeared on the Bay of Fundy, the RCMP are calling off their search for the five men suspected of going down with the vessel, citing «significant» risk to the lives of divers.
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RCMP end search for missing crew on Nova Scotia scallop dragger

More than a month after the crew of the Chief William Saulis disappeared on the Bay of Fundy, the RCMP are calling off their search for the five men suspected of going down with the vessel, citing «significant» risk to the lives of divers.

Trudeau says he's looking to improve vetting process for GGs following Payette controversy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at ways to strengthen the vetting process for the next governor general after his choice for the job — Julie Payette — resigned yesterday following reports she presided over a toxic work env
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Trudeau says he's looking to improve vetting process for GGs following Payette controversy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at ways to strengthen the vetting process for the next governor general after his choice for the job — Julie Payette — resigned yesterday following reports she presided over a toxic work environment at Rideau Hall.

Biden pledged to work with Canada on 'Buy American' during call with Trudeau, official says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden Friday in what was the first opportunity for the two leaders to chart a fresh course for the Canada-U.S. relationship after four tumultuous years with Donald Trump.
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Biden pledged to work with Canada on 'Buy American' during call with Trudeau, official says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden Friday in what was the first opportunity for the two leaders to chart a fresh course for the Canada-U.S. relationship after four tumultuous years with Donald Trump.

In letter to PM, Kenney calls for consequences or compensation over Keystone XL cancellation

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is repeating his calls for economic retaliation after the U.S. cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline, or at least some compensation for TC Energy and the province for the loss of billions of dollars. 
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In letter to PM, Kenney calls for consequences or compensation over Keystone XL cancellation

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is repeating his calls for economic retaliation after the U.S. cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline, or at least some compensation for TC Energy and the province for the loss of billions of dollars.