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Ontario plans for 1st doses of COVID-19 vaccines in all long-term care homes by Feb. 15

Ontario said Wednesday it plans to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in all nursing homes and high-risk retirement homes by Feb. 15.

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.

PM warns Canadians to expect more travel restrictions soon

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians to expect more travel restrictions soon and reiterated to avoid all non-essential travel, both abroad and in between provinces.
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PM warns Canadians to expect more travel restrictions soon

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians to expect more travel restrictions soon and reiterated to avoid all non-essential travel, both abroad and in between provinces.

Ontario records fewer than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases for first time in weeks as testing drops

For the first time since December, Ontario is reporting fewer than 1,800 new cases of COVID-19 as the number of tests performed falls well below provincial lab capacity.
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Ontario records fewer than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases for first time in weeks as testing drops

For the first time since December, Ontario is reporting fewer than 1,800 new cases of COVID-19 as the number of tests performed falls well below provincial lab capacity.

Alberta man charged with threatening Northwest Territories public health officer

A 28-year-old Alberta man has been charged with making threatening statements toward the chief public health officer of the Northwest Territories.
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Alberta man charged with threatening Northwest Territories public health officer

A 28-year-old Alberta man has been charged with making threatening statements toward the chief public health officer of the Northwest Territories.

Cougar attack: Senior seriously injured, animal euthanized near Whistler, B.C.

RCMP shot and killed a cougar on a remote property along a forest service road north of Whistler, B.C., after it attacked and seriously injured a 69-year-old man Monday afternoon.
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Cougar attack: Senior seriously injured, animal euthanized near Whistler, B.C.

RCMP shot and killed a cougar on a remote property along a forest service road north of Whistler, B.C., after it attacked and seriously injured a 69-year-old man Monday afternoon.

Providence Therapeutics begins first clinical trials of Canadian-made COVID-19 vaccine

Providence Therapeutics of Calgary says 60 subjects will be monitored for 13 months, with the first results expected next month.
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Providence Therapeutics begins first clinical trials of Canadian-made COVID-19 vaccine

Providence Therapeutics of Calgary says 60 subjects will be monitored for 13 months, with the first results expected next month.

Father quashes rumours London, Ont. teen died by suicide, not COVID-19

The father of a 19-year-old who died last week after being diagnosed with COVID-19 said his son absolutely died from the disease and did not take his own life.
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Father quashes rumours London, Ont. teen died by suicide, not COVID-19

The father of a 19-year-old who died last week after being diagnosed with COVID-19 said his son absolutely died from the disease and did not take his own life.

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.

Suspected RCMP secrecy breach fallout upgraded to 'severe': newly released documents

New documents show Canada's cyberspy agency was so alarmed by the potential fallout from an alleged secrecy breach by a senior RCMP employee that it revised a damage assessment to «severe» from «high» in the days after his arrest.
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Suspected RCMP secrecy breach fallout upgraded to 'severe': newly released documents

New documents show Canada's cyberspy agency was so alarmed by the potential fallout from an alleged secrecy breach by a senior RCMP employee that it revised a damage assessment to «severe» from «high» in the days after his arrest.

Ontario officially extends state of emergency and stay-at-home order by 14 days

Ontario has officially extended the province's state of emergency and all orders associated with it, including the stay-at-home order, for an additional 14 days.
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Ontario officially extends state of emergency and stay-at-home order by 14 days

Ontario has officially extended the province's state of emergency and all orders associated with it, including the stay-at-home order, for an additional 14 days.

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.

Front-line workers reflect on the toll of a year dealing with COVID-19

A year after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Canada, front-line workers including nurses, teachers and grocery store employees are reflecting on the how they’ve adapted to keep themselves and Canadians safe.
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Front-line workers reflect on the toll of a year dealing with COVID-19

A year after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Canada, front-line workers including nurses, teachers and grocery store employees are reflecting on the how they’ve adapted to keep themselves and Canadians safe.

Quebec records lowest case count in weeks with 1,203 new COVID-19 cases and 43 deaths

Hospitalizations dropped by six for a cumulative total of 1,321. Among these, the number of people in intensive care decreased by two, for a total of 217.
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Quebec records lowest case count in weeks with 1,203 new COVID-19 cases and 43 deaths

Hospitalizations dropped by six for a cumulative total of 1,321. Among these, the number of people in intensive care decreased by two, for a total of 217.

Ontario reports fewer than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases on anniversary of first infection

Ontario is reporting fewer than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases Monday as the province marks the anniversary of detecting its first infection.
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Ontario reports fewer than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases on anniversary of first infection

Ontario is reporting fewer than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases Monday as the province marks the anniversary of detecting its first infection.

How COVID-19 has changed daily life a year after Canada's first case

On January 25th, 2020, Canadians were still living their lives like they always had: commuting to the office, visiting friends, dining out, hugging loved ones, vacationing. But the announcement that day of Canada's first COVID-19 case set in motion a chain o
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How COVID-19 has changed daily life a year after Canada's first case

On January 25th, 2020, Canadians were still living their lives like they always had: commuting to the office, visiting friends, dining out, hugging loved ones, vacationing. But the announcement that day of Canada's first COVID-19 case set in motion a chain of events that would soon change everything, even one year later.

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.

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