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As Bombardier founders, Quebec's aerospace industry grows up

There was a time when the fates of Quebec's aerospace industry and Bombardier were intimately linked. But the Bombardier-Airbus deal suggests that may no longer be the case. The aerospace industry may finally have to fly on its own.

Ontario health-care worker returns home six months after testing positive for COVID-19

Six months ago, cross-border health-care worker Torry Robertson of LaSalle, Ont., contracted COVID-19 — leading to renal failure, a super bug, bacterial pneumonia and almost 40 days connected to a ventilator. But Friday, he was finally given the green ligh
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Ontario health-care worker returns home six months after testing positive for COVID-19

Six months ago, cross-border health-care worker Torry Robertson of LaSalle, Ont., contracted COVID-19 — leading to renal failure, a super bug, bacterial pneumonia and almost 40 days connected to a ventilator. But Friday, he was finally given the green light to go home, with neighbours, friends and family members cheering him on.

Arrests made amid ongoing tensions as Mi'kmaw lobster fishery begins

Two people have been arrested as tensions continue to run high in Nova Scotia on Friday. Many gathered to support, and oppose, a First Nation's new moderate livelihood fishery outside the regular lobster season.
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Arrests made amid ongoing tensions as Mi'kmaw lobster fishery begins

Two people have been arrested as tensions continue to run high in Nova Scotia on Friday. Many gathered to support, and oppose, a First Nation's new moderate livelihood fishery outside the regular lobster season.

'That grin, that big heart': Remembering Terry Fox, the Marathon of Hope and one day in Thunder Bay

Bill Vigars, a close friend and confidante of Terry Fox, recalls the last days of the Marathon of Hope in Thunder Bay, Ont., and the inspiration it gave Canadians as a virtual version of the annual run is set to go ahead Sunday, 40 years later.
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'That grin, that big heart': Remembering Terry Fox, the Marathon of Hope and one day in Thunder Bay

Bill Vigars, a close friend and confidante of Terry Fox, recalls the last days of the Marathon of Hope in Thunder Bay, Ont., and the inspiration it gave Canadians as a virtual version of the annual run is set to go ahead Sunday, 40 years later.

Public Health Agency of Canada president resigns as COVID-19 cases spike

The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is stepping down only 18 months into the job, leaving the federal agency tasked with coordinating the country's COVID-19 response without a seasoned leader.
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Public Health Agency of Canada president resigns as COVID-19 cases spike

The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is stepping down only 18 months into the job, leaving the federal agency tasked with coordinating the country's COVID-19 response without a seasoned leader.

Dying Windsor woman gets exemption, sees U.S. parents for final time

Diane Costello, a colorectal cancer patient in Windsor, Ont., has gotten her dying wish to see her American parents one last time after public health officials granted them an exemption to COVID-19 border restrictions.
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Dying Windsor woman gets exemption, sees U.S. parents for final time

Diane Costello, a colorectal cancer patient in Windsor, Ont., has gotten her dying wish to see her American parents one last time after public health officials granted them an exemption to COVID-19 border restrictions.

Killer parties: University students' get-togethers are putting lives at risk, officials warn

University officials say students may face 'significant penalties' for flouting COVID-19 guidelines as part of an effort to cut down on 'superspreader' events, warning that outbreaks sparked by students put vulnerable communities at risk.
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Killer parties: University students' get-togethers are putting lives at risk, officials warn

University officials say students may face 'significant penalties' for flouting COVID-19 guidelines as part of an effort to cut down on 'superspreader' events, warning that outbreaks sparked by students put vulnerable communities at risk.

COVID-19 medical coverage now available even though Canadians advised to avoid international travel

Several insurance providers and airlines are lining up to offer travellers COVID-19 medical coverage, despite Canada's advisory to avoid non-essential travel abroad.
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COVID-19 medical coverage now available even though Canadians advised to avoid international travel

Several insurance providers and airlines are lining up to offer travellers COVID-19 medical coverage, despite Canada's advisory to avoid non-essential travel abroad.

Why saliva testing for COVID-19 in Canada won't be a panacea for long lineups any time soon

Canadians in several provinces face long lines for a swab to help diagnose COVID-19 as school and workplaces open. New testing technologies could help, but doctors say they won't be a silver bullet.
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Why saliva testing for COVID-19 in Canada won't be a panacea for long lineups any time soon

Canadians in several provinces face long lines for a swab to help diagnose COVID-19 as school and workplaces open. New testing technologies could help, but doctors say they won't be a silver bullet.

Why doctors think you should get the flu shot this year — and soon

As COVID-19 cases climb in many provinces, flu season is also on the horizon. Doctors say there’s more interest in the flu shot this year — and there should be. But they’re warning patients to get the shot sooner rather than later. Here's why.
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Why doctors think you should get the flu shot this year — and soon

As COVID-19 cases climb in many provinces, flu season is also on the horizon. Doctors say there’s more interest in the flu shot this year — and there should be. But they’re warning patients to get the shot sooner rather than later. Here's why.

Sorry to burst your COVID-19 'social bubble' but even small gatherings are getting riskier

Whether you call it a social circle, household bubble or some other catchy term, it’s a concept being used across Canada to help people socialize safely. But with COVID-19 case counts rising, some warn the approach is getting riskier.
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Sorry to burst your COVID-19 'social bubble' but even small gatherings are getting riskier

Whether you call it a social circle, household bubble or some other catchy term, it’s a concept being used across Canada to help people socialize safely. But with COVID-19 case counts rising, some warn the approach is getting riskier.

Arrest made in New Westminster, B.C., pier fire that could take weeks to extinguish

A suspect has been arrested for arson-related offences in connection to the New Westminster Pier Park fire.
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Arrest made in New Westminster, B.C., pier fire that could take weeks to extinguish

A suspect has been arrested for arson-related offences in connection to the New Westminster Pier Park fire.

Military suspends search for teens missing off P.E.I.'s west coast

Local residents in western Prince Edward Island have joined the search for two teenaged boys who went missing when their small boat capsized off the province's coast Wednesday night.
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Military suspends search for teens missing off P.E.I.'s west coast

Local residents in western Prince Edward Island have joined the search for two teenaged boys who went missing when their small boat capsized off the province's coast Wednesday night.

Landlord ordered to pay $14,000 for discrimination after banning family with service dog

A Quebec court has ordered a landlord to pay $14,000 for discrimination after refusing to rent an apartment to a family because he didn't want their medical service dog.
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Landlord ordered to pay $14,000 for discrimination after banning family with service dog

A Quebec court has ordered a landlord to pay $14,000 for discrimination after refusing to rent an apartment to a family because he didn't want their medical service dog.

PST in Alberta has long been taboo. Is Jason Kenney the one to finally sell it?

Premier Jason Kenney’s conservative ideology and long-term opposition to tax increases could work in his favour if he ever tried to introduce a provincial sales tax in Alberta, political observers suggest.
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PST in Alberta has long been taboo. Is Jason Kenney the one to finally sell it?

Premier Jason Kenney’s conservative ideology and long-term opposition to tax increases could work in his favour if he ever tried to introduce a provincial sales tax in Alberta, political observers suggest.

Peter Nygard's son fears dad will flee Canada before sex assault investigation is complete

Peter Nygard's son says he fears his father will flee Canada before it's determined whether or not criminal charges can be laid in connection with allegations of sexual assault, leaving no way to bring the fashion mogul back to face his accusers in the future
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Peter Nygard's son fears dad will flee Canada before sex assault investigation is complete

Peter Nygard's son says he fears his father will flee Canada before it's determined whether or not criminal charges can be laid in connection with allegations of sexual assault, leaving no way to bring the fashion mogul back to face his accusers in the future.

Treasure trove of Inuit art found in rundown Detroit house

The new owners of a dilapidated house in Detroit, which had been sitting empty for years, found inside at least 40 original and signed prints by Inuit artists.
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Treasure trove of Inuit art found in rundown Detroit house

The new owners of a dilapidated house in Detroit, which had been sitting empty for years, found inside at least 40 original and signed prints by Inuit artists.

Canadian megamall developer's U.S. project on shaky ground due to pandemic

The owners of the West Edmonton Mall mortgaged that property along with a second megamall, in order to finance a third, the new American Dream outside of Manhattan. The timing couldn't have been worse, with COVID arriving days before a planned grand opening.
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Canadian megamall developer's U.S. project on shaky ground due to pandemic

The owners of the West Edmonton Mall mortgaged that property along with a second megamall, in order to finance a third, the new American Dream outside of Manhattan. The timing couldn't have been worse, with COVID arriving days before a planned grand opening. Now behind on mortgage payments, can the wealthy Edmonton family maintain control of their empire?

What we know about Ontario's September surge in COVID-19 infections

Public health officials can't trace how roughly half of Ontario's latest COVID-19 cases got infected, even as Premier Doug Ford prepares fresh measures to try to slow the pace of spread. 
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What we know about Ontario's September surge in COVID-19 infections

Public health officials can't trace how roughly half of Ontario's latest COVID-19 cases got infected, even as Premier Doug Ford prepares fresh measures to try to slow the pace of spread. 

Multiple provinces are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. What needs to be done now?

Several provinces including B.C., Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec are seeing a resurgence of the novel coronavirus, with new daily average cases at least doubling since last month in many regions.
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Multiple provinces are seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. What needs to be done now?

Several provinces including B.C., Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec are seeing a resurgence of the novel coronavirus, with new daily average cases at least doubling since last month in many regions.

N.B. doctor blamed for COVID-19 outbreak receives letter of support from 1,500 physicians

More than 1,500 physicians signed a letter in support of Dr. Jean Robert Ngola, saying he was «unjustly» blamed for a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., that resulted in 40 cases and two deaths. Earlier this month, a Fifth Estate investigatio
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N.B. doctor blamed for COVID-19 outbreak receives letter of support from 1,500 physicians

More than 1,500 physicians signed a letter in support of Dr. Jean Robert Ngola, saying he was «unjustly» blamed for a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., that resulted in 40 cases and two deaths. Earlier this month, a Fifth Estate investigation revealed dozens of other potential sources of the outbreak.

'The situation in the United States is getting worse': Ont. border city mayor supports extension of border closure

In the wake of the news that the Canada-U.S. border restrictions will likely be extended until November, one Ontario border city mayor says he's 'absolutely' in favour of the border closure continuing, largely because of the U.S. handling of the pandemic.
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'The situation in the United States is getting worse': Ont. border city mayor supports extension of border closure

In the wake of the news that the Canada-U.S. border restrictions will likely be extended until November, one Ontario border city mayor says he's 'absolutely' in favour of the border closure continuing, largely because of the U.S. handling of the pandemic.

Pembroke, Ont. high school first in Ontario to close after COVID-19 cases

Fellowes High School in Pembroke, Ont. has been ordered closed to staff and students following three confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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Pembroke, Ont. high school first in Ontario to close after COVID-19 cases

Fellowes High School in Pembroke, Ont. has been ordered closed to staff and students following three confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Inquest announced into death of B.C. activist linked to hacker group Anonymous

Five years after activist James McIntyre was fatally shot by police in northern B.C., a coroner's inquest has been announced into his death.
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Inquest announced into death of B.C. activist linked to hacker group Anonymous

Five years after activist James McIntyre was fatally shot by police in northern B.C., a coroner's inquest has been announced into his death.

25-year-old delivery driver charged in Mississauga, Ont. crash that left toddler dead

A 25-year-old delivery driver has been charged in connection with a Mississauga, Ont. crash that left a 19-month-old boy dead one month ago.
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25-year-old delivery driver charged in Mississauga, Ont. crash that left toddler dead

A 25-year-old delivery driver has been charged in connection with a Mississauga, Ont. crash that left a 19-month-old boy dead one month ago.

Review board rules Matthew de Grood remains a significant threat to the public

The Alberta Review Board has revoked some of Matthew de Grood's privileges after determining that the man found not criminally responsible for five deaths continues to pose a significant threat to the safety of the public.
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Review board rules Matthew de Grood remains a significant threat to the public

The Alberta Review Board has revoked some of Matthew de Grood's privileges after determining that the man found not criminally responsible for five deaths continues to pose a significant threat to the safety of the public.

School custodians strive to keep COVID out. But here's what they do when there's an outbreak

School custodians usually deal with dirty halls, clogged toilets and gum under desks. This year, there's an added challenge — keeping COVID-19 at bay.
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School custodians strive to keep COVID out. But here's what they do when there's an outbreak

School custodians usually deal with dirty halls, clogged toilets and gum under desks. This year, there's an added challenge — keeping COVID-19 at bay.

Squamish businesses suffer triple hit as they face pandemic and 2 seasons without gondola

For many local businesses in Squamish, when the cable was cut, so was a lifeline to much-needed revenues.
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Squamish businesses suffer triple hit as they face pandemic and 2 seasons without gondola

For many local businesses in Squamish, when the cable was cut, so was a lifeline to much-needed revenues.

It's easy to point the finger at parties — but younger Canadians spread COVID-19 in all kinds of settings

There's lots of blame directed at big parties, but younger Canadians may also be fuelling the spread of COVID-19 in far more mundane ways — from family gatherings to cottage trips — with potentially dire consequences.
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It's easy to point the finger at parties — but younger Canadians spread COVID-19 in all kinds of settings

There's lots of blame directed at big parties, but younger Canadians may also be fuelling the spread of COVID-19 in far more mundane ways — from family gatherings to cottage trips — with potentially dire consequences.

Can connecting passengers leave the airport? Your COVID-19 travel questions answered

Why can’t you get a COVID-19 test instead of quarantining after travel? Can connecting passengers leave the airport? Your questions answered.
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Can connecting passengers leave the airport? Your COVID-19 travel questions answered

Why can’t you get a COVID-19 test instead of quarantining after travel? Can connecting passengers leave the airport? Your questions answered.

Atlantic bubble raises constitutional concern, but most residents happy with its benefits

Atlantic Canada has protected its own through the COVID-19 pandemic by securing regional borders.
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Atlantic bubble raises constitutional concern, but most residents happy with its benefits

Atlantic Canada has protected its own through the COVID-19 pandemic by securing regional borders.

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