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Oct 24, 2021

High schoolers, educators decry split focus of hybrid learning model
Ontario school districts using the hybrid model of simultaneous instruction say it's a flexible method that keeps students connected to their school communities and better able to adapt to sudden shifts between in-person and virtual learning. But the model continues to draw fierce criticism from students, parents and educators.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 24, 2021

Facebook to rebrand as a metaverse company. What is that?
With news that Facebook Inc. is expected to rebrand as a metaverse company, the not-so-novel term has made its way into headlines around the world. Here's what it means, and how companies are hoping it will hook users.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 24, 2021

Is it too late to correct the pronunciation of my name?
I've never been comfortable with the westernized pronunciation of my name, but I was afraid to stand up or feel like an inconvenience, writes Sabra Ismath.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 24, 2021

Trudeau names his new cabinet Tuesday. Here are some of the perks and quirks of being a minister
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil a cabinet Tuesday that he promises will have gender parity and "proper regional distribution." Like all prime ministers, he is expected to make appointments that reflect the diversity of the country.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 24, 2021

Trudeau would have been 'better served' to listen to party's old guard, says Chrétien
Former Liberal prime minister Jean Chrétien says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would have been "better served" if he sought guidance from his party's elder statesmen, but that the current government has failed to reach out to him for advice. 



CBC Top Stories
Oct 24, 2021

What's on Queen Elizabeth's mind?
Very little is known about what Queen Elizabeth really thinks on issues of the day, political or otherwise, but rare moments may offer some insight.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Water purification unit and military personnel arrive in Iqaluit amid contamination crisis
The Canadian Armed Forces said one reverse osmosis water purification unit landed in Iqaluit on Saturday, and another is expected to arrive on Sunday, as it responds to a request from the government of Nunavut to help provide residents with clean water.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Canadian Coast Guard evacuate crew members from container ship off B.C. coast due to fire
The Canadian Coast Guard and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) in B.C. have evacuated crew members from a vessel off Victoria that lost 40 of its shipping containers Friday, after a fire on board Saturday.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Canadian Coast Guard evacuates crew members from container ship off B.C. coast due to fire
The Canadian Coast Guard and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) in B.C. have evacuated crew members from a vessel off Victoria that lost 40 of its shipping containers Friday, after a fire on board Saturday.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Rust film crew voiced safety complaints before fatal shooting of cinematographer
The gun used in a fatal shooting on a movie set in New Mexico earlier this week had been declared safe to use by a crew member just before it was discharged, court records show. The shooting happened hours after some workers walked off the job to protest safety conditions on set.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Edward Rogers's attempt to name new directors goes against B.C. law, telecom says
Rogers Communications says it rejected a move by former chair Edward Rogers to name a slate of new directors because it contravened laws in British Columbia.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Turkey takes issue with Canadian ambassador, 9 others after calls to release jailed philanthropist
An order to declare 10 foreign ambassadors persona non grata Saturday was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's response to last week's diplomatic call for the release of philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala, jailed since 2017 without having been convicted of a crime.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to expel Canadian ambassador, 9 others over calls to release philanthropist
An order to declare 10 foreign ambassadors persona non grata Saturday was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's response to last week's diplomatic call for the release of philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala, jailed since 2017 without having been convicted of a crime.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Italian far-right leader faces trial for refusing entry to migrants at sea
Matteo Salvini, known for an 'Italians first' policy, is charged with kidnapping and abuse of office in connection with the illegal detention of 147 migrants aboard their rescue boat in August 2019.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Canadian Forces personnel to help Saskatchewan with COVID-19 crisis
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces will be deployed to Saskatchewan to help battle the province's fourth wave of COVID-19, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Recess is serious business, and it's getting neglected in the pandemic, researcher says
In our zeal to help children catch up academically after learning remotely during parts of the pandemic, and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 at schools, a leading researcher says we may be neglecting the most important subject of all — recess.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Pets of people experiencing homelessness are as well taken care of as any other animals, study indicates
Pets owned by people experiencing homelessness are just as healthy as animals owned by other people, according to a new North American study from Community Vet Outreach and the University of Guelph in Ontario.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

NATO still looking for 'lessons learned' on Afghanistan
NATO defence ministers engaged in what was undoubtedly a painful (if somewhat perfunctory) soul-searching exercise over Afghanistan in their first full-fledged meeting since the Taliban seized the country last summer.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

New climate alliance to push for phasing out oil and gas at upcoming climate conference
A new climate alliance led by Denmark and Costa Rica is pushing countries to set a date for the end of oil and gas extraction in their countries — but Canada seems unlikely to join.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

How a Montreal doctor convinced her vaccine-hesitant co-worker to get her shots
Worried about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Montreal patient attendant Monique Dupriez turned to her co-worker Dr. Ingrid Marchand for advice, but the process wasn't fast or easy. Even once she'd been persuaded, it took Dupriez a month to take the leap and actually be inoculated.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

How Indigenous communities are working to boost COVID-19 vaccine rates
Indigenous physicians say it's key to recognize the history of colonialism and trauma that's behind vaccine mistrust in some First Nations communities to boost COVID-19 vaccine rates.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

B.C. program wants you to help tackle the climate crisis — on your street
A Vancouver-based climate change workshop is empowering ordinary citizens to take climate action in their own neighbourhood. The program aims to bridge the gaps between complex science, distant policy making and individual climate action.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Bulk buying, couponing and urban farming: 3 ways of fighting high food prices
Bulk buying, couponing and urban farming are three ways of fighting high food prices, tied to inflation. But experts say community organizations and individuals can't solve the problem of hunger and poverty on their own.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

3 ways Canadians are cutting food costs — and why experts say those tactics won't ultimately fix hunger
Bulk buying, couponing and urban farming are three ways of fighting high food prices, tied to inflation. But experts say community organizations and individuals can't solve the problem of hunger and poverty on their own.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Falling for fall: Explore Canada amid its autumnal colours
Fall is in full swing across Canada. Here's a selection of fall foliage that CBC photographers, video producers and others have captured in recent days.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Canadian held in 'horrific' Cuban prison being denied consular visits
Michael Carey Abadin, 19, who holds Canadian citizenship, is in a Cuban jail accused of throwing a rock through the window of a police car during pro-democracy protests. His mother says he has contracted COVID, hepatitis and herpes and appears to be in poor shape. Cuba has denied Canada consular visits.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Why 'waning immunity' from COVID-19 vaccines isn't as bad as it sounds
Canadians concerned over waning immunity from COVID-19 vaccines, breakthrough infections and the need for booster shots in the general public could benefit from a dose of some important context.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Taliban vowed to respect rights of girls and women, but many can no longer attend school
It's been more than a month since the Taliban forbid Afghan girls in grades higher than six from going to school. The Taliban called it a temporary measure, but fears among Afghan women are growing that the harsh rule of the 1990s is again taking hold.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

Trans rights? Yes. Toxic, in-your-face activism? No
Conflicts between transgender and women's rights do exist, but that doesn't mean we should censor discussion and debate, writes Jessica Triff.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

The House of Commons vaccine rule puts O'Toole in an awkward spot
The House of Commons is a workplace unlike any other. But the sandstone walls of Parliament are not immune to the reality of a global pandemic. So sooner or later, the House was going to face the same issue now confronting every other institution and establishment in the country: whether to require that its occupants be vaccinated and what the consequences of such a requirement might be.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 23, 2021

FDA says kid-sized Pfizer vaccine doses appear highly effective, safe
U.S. health regulators say kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the country weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Dune offers everything you could want in a sci-fi epic, except closure
For years when asked about his dream project Canadian director Denis Villeneuve would talk about Dune. After a long wait Villeneuve's adaptation is in theatres offering fans stunning settings and families fueding over a priceless resource.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

What supply chain shortages look like for two Canadians
Ian Hanomansing talks to two Canadians experiencing supply chain shortages about what it means for their own business and for consumers.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Canadian ski resorts struggle to hire enough workers ahead of season
Ski resorts across Canada are struggling to find enough specialized workers and hospitality employees to be able to run at full capacity this winter. With their reliance on foreign workers, and those workers being unable to get visas in time, they are not able to employ as many people as they need to.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Husband regrets anti-vaxx stance as pregnant wife lies in a coma 800 km from home
A former self-described anti-vaxxer says he regrets not listening to the science as his pregnant wife lies in a medically induced coma 1,200 kilometres from home. 



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Calls to end 'hybrid' classrooms in Ontario with in-person and virtual teaching
Many students in Ontario are back in classrooms this fall, but some are still online, and some teachers are teaching both groups at the same time. The hybrid model is causing challenges for both students and teachers alike.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

The National | Alec Baldwin prop gun shooting, Kids' vaccines, Supply chain woes
Oct. 22, 2021 | Shock after Alec Baldwin fires a prop gun on a movie set that wound up killing the cinematographer and injuring the director. Prime Minister Trudeau says Canada will have enough doses of the Pfizer vaccine to vaccinate every child between 5 and 11 after Health Canada approval. Plus, how the global supply chain issues are affecting Canadian businesses and consumers.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Pared-down Fan Expo Canada returns from pandemic hiatus
The annual pop-culture convention, which was postponed in August by COVID-19 restrictions, returns with a limited edition at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Aromatherapy spray recalled in U.S. following rare tropical disease deaths
U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical disease even though none had travelled internationally: an aromatherapy spray imported from India.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Maj.-Gen. Fortin appeals judge's ruling on reinstatement to COVID-19 vaccine campaign
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is appealing after a Federal Court judge struck down his request for reinstatement as the head of Canada's COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaign.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Simmering Canada-U.S. trade dispute erupts into the open
An emerging trade irritant between Canada and the U.S. that's been quietly simmering for months has now bubbled into the open. The Canadian government sent a letter to U.S. officials expressing dismay over a proposal involving autos, and hinting that it might prompt a trade action.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Taxpayers spent up to $720K on salaries for military leaders sidelined by sexual misconduct crisis
Taxpayers have spent an estimated $639,000 to $720,900 on salaries for high-ranking military officers who have been moved out of their jobs in connection with the military's sexual misconduct crisis, according to a CBC News analysis.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Record 21 humpback calves spotted in Salish Sea over feeding season as whale numbers rebound
A record number of humpback whale calves have been documented swimming off the coast of Washington State and British Columbia this summer and fall.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Peter Scolari, who appeared on TV series Newhart and Girls, dead at 66
Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on Newhart and a closeted dad on Girls and who was on Broadway with longtime friend Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy, has died. He was 66.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Canadian Forces to be deployed to help tackle Iqaluit's water crisis
The Canadian Armed Forces will be stepping in to help with the water crisis in Iqaluit. "We will always be there to help Canadians deal with an emergency," Public Safety Minister Bill Blair tweeted on Friday



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court will hear challenge to Texas ban on most abortions, but law remains in effect
The U.S. Supreme Court is not immediately blocking the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case on Nov. 1. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor says women in Texas seeking abortions "are entitled to relief now."



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Canadians who had allergic reaction to first vaccine dose can safely get second, advisory committee says
Those who had an allergic reaction to their first shot of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can safely receive future doses of the same product or a different mRNA vaccine, says Canada's vaccine advisory committee.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Health-care worker fired for drinking can't challenge termination using Human Rights Code: Supreme Court
A Manitoba health-care worker who was fired from her job for drinking alcohol cannot challenge her termination under her province's Human Rights Code, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. 



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Health care worker fired for drinking can't challenge termination using Human Rights Code: Supreme Court
A Manitoba health-care worker who was fired from her job for drinking alcohol cannot challenge her termination under her province's Human Rights Code, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. 



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Niagara council docks Ontario mayor's pay for asking woman if COVID-19 shot affected her period
Niagara regional council, acting on a code of conduct investigation, has voted to dock the pay of the mayor of West Lincoln, Ont., six months after he asked a woman in a private Facebook message if the COVID-19 vaccine changed her menstrual cycle.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Sen. Josée Forest-Niesing hospitalized in Sudbury, Ont., for COVID-19
Sen. Josée Forest-Niesing of Sudbury is in hospital in the northern Ontario city for COVID-19. Her office says Forest-Niesing, a lawyer appointed to the Senate in 2018, is "very grateful for all the encouraging messages and all of the support."



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Health officials provide update on COVID-19
Public health officials will provide an update on COVID-19 in Canada.



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Oct 22, 2021

Sask. plans to send more COVID-19 patients to Ontario
Saskatchewan plans to increase the number of COVID-19 patients it sends to Ontario starting early next week.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Rogers declares ex-chair's attempt to name new directors 'invalid' in telecom drama's latest twist
Rogers Communications Inc. says a move by former chair Edward Rogers to replace five members of the company's board is "invalid," the latest development in an ugly fight for control of the company.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Power struggle at Rogers not over yet as Edward tries to replace 5 board members
Despite being removed as chair of the company that bears his name, Edward Rogers is not giving up in his battle for control, and is looking to get rid of five members of the board.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Edward Rogers not giving up, seeking to get rid of 5 members of Rogers board
Despite being removed as chair of the company that bears his name, Edward Rogers is not giving up in his battle for control, and is looking to get rid of five members of the board.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Elephants without tusks evolve quickly due to ivory poachers
Years of civil war and poaching in Mozambique have led to a greater proportion of elephants that will never develop tusks, a new study has found.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

$3.5-million provincial inquiry into 'anti-Alberta' activities struggles to find a bad guy
Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is urging all Albertans to read the final report of the government-sponsored Steve Allan public inquiry into anti-Albertan activities.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Scientists find oldest fossils of dinosaurs living in a herd
A vast trove of fossils unearthed in Argentina's southern Patagonia region is offering the oldest-known evidence that some dinosaurs thrived in a complex and well-organized herd structure, with adults caring for the young and sharing a communal nesting ground.



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Oct 22, 2021

Scientists find oldest fossils of dinosaurs that lived in a herd
A vast trove of fossils unearthed in Argentina's southern Patagonia region is offering the oldest-known evidence that some dinosaurs thrived in a complex and well-organized herd structure, with adults caring for the young and sharing a communal nesting ground.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should prepare to introduce some measures to limit rising COVID-19 cases as acting early will reduce the need for tougher restrictions later, his scientific advisers said in advice published on Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Newfoundland and Labrador's vaccine passport takes effect today
Newfoundland and Labrador's vaccine passport comes into effect today.??????? The passport system must now be used at places like restaurants, bars, bingo halls and performance spaces.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Meet the Keswick Ridge, N.B., farmer growing apples as old as King Louis XIII
Daryl Hunter has a collection of historical apples in his backyard on Keswick Ridge.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Illegal, untested CBD products are everywhere and could be putting you at risk
CBD is found everywhere, from chocolate bars to pet treats and vape pens to face creams. While CBD itself holds real medicinal promise, Marketplace reveals many CBD products are illegal, come with unauthorized health claims not backed by science and ingredients that can't be legally verified.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix show latest to try to help couples solve sex problems
Gwyneth Paltrow's sex therapy show Sex, Love & Goop aims to change the way we talk about sex. Televised sex education has changed for the better, but there's still a long way to go, experts say.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Montreal pianist 'keeps audience breathless' as he wins prestigious international competition
Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu's win at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition on Thursday has catapulted the 24-year-old into stardom and put Montreal on the map as a destination for music education, teachers say.



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Oct 22, 2021

Alberta put its contact-tracing system on life support. Can it be resuscitated?
Alberta announced it would move in August toward treating the pandemic as an endemic — ending contact tracing. That didn't last, but resuming it has been difficult, contact tracers say.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

The danger of COVID-19 misinformation is 'mind-boggling,' says Dr. Anthony Fauci
With the COVID-19 death toll in the United States having surpassed 730,000, Dr. Anthony Fauci tells IDEAS host Nahlah Ayed that he finds it "mind-boggling" that partisanship and skepticism of science continue to fuel the pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 22, 2021

Some Alberta contact tracers say they can't keep up with COVID-19 spread
Alberta announced it would move in August toward treating the pandemic as an endemic — ending contact tracing. That didn't last, but resuming it has been difficult, contact tracers say.



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Oct 22, 2021

Where's Kevin Vuong? Embattled MP still silent on dropped sex assault charge following election
A full month after pledging to address a sexual assault charge levelled against him in 2019 and since withdrawn, newly-elected Toronto MP Kevin Vuong has remained silent on the topic and out of sight.



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Oct 22, 2021

Kids at the centre of anti-vaxx movements
The anti-vaccine movement has long revolved around children. As the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine rollout approaches, what can we learn from this phenomenon to improve uptake in kids? Sociologist Jennifer Reich shares her insights.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 21, 2021

Alec Baldwin didn't know weapon had live round before fatally shooting cinematographer, warrant says
Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 21, 2021

Alec Baldwin expresses sadness after firing prop gun that killed cinematographer on movie set
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed the cinematographer and injured the film's director Thursday on a set outside Santa Fe, N.M., authorities said.



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Oct 21, 2021

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed cinematographer on movie set, police say
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the film's director Thursday on a set outside Santa Fe, authorities said.



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Oct 21, 2021

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed director of photography on movie set, police say
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed the cinematographer and injured the film's director Thursday on a set outside Santa Fe, N.M., authorities said.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 21, 2021

Alec Baldwin says he's shocked and saddened after firing prop gun that killed cinematographer
A prop firearm discharged on set by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed the cinematographer and injured the film's director Thursday outside Santa Fe, N.M., authorities said.



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Oct 21, 2021

Actor Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed woman on movie set, police say
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is starring and producing a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office said.



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Oct 21, 2021

Actor Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed woman on movie set, U.S. sheriff says
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, authorities said.



CBC Top Stories
Oct 21, 2021

Ontario plans to lift all COVID-19 public health measures — masks included — by March
The Ontario government will allow businesses such as restaurants, bars and fitness centres to start lifting COVID-19 capacity limits starting on Monday, a senior government source has told CBC News.



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Oct 21, 2021

Ontario set to ease COVID-19 restrictions Monday, source says
The Ontario government will allow businesses such as restaurants, bars and fitness centres to start lifting COVID-19 capacity limits starting on Monday, a senior government source has told CBC News.



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Oct 21, 2021

Ontario to lift capacity limits for restaurants, bars, gyms Monday, source says
The Ontario government will allow businesses such as restaurants, bars and fitness centres to start lifting COVID-19 capacity limits starting on Monday, a senior government source has told CBC News.



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Oct 21, 2021

More than 1,700 people were assaulted unprovoked by a stranger in past year, Vancouver police review finds
The majority of people who were victims of unprovoked assaults by strangers in the past year were simply going about their day, the Vancouver police said this week when announcing the findings of a case review that found approximately 1,555 such assaults occurred in the city between September of last year and the end of August.



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Oct 21, 2021

The National: Pandemic supports narrow, Sask. ICU crisis, Queen hospitalized
The National for Oct. 21 — Who's being left behind as Ottawa shifts away from wide-ranging pandemic support programs. Plus, Sask.'s ICU crisis prompts calls for restrictions.



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Oct 21, 2021

Whole raw onions recalled in Canada over link to U.S. salmonella outbreak
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall warning for whole red, yellow and white raw onions after U.S. health officials linked the vegetables to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than than 650 people in 37 U.S. states.



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Oct 21, 2021

Melbourne residents flock to bars, salons after enduring 262 days of COVID-19 restrictions
Residents of Melbourne, Australia, flocked to the city's pubs, restaurants and hair salons in the early hours of Friday after the world's most locked-down city emerged from its latest spate of COVID-19 restrictions.



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Oct 21, 2021

Canada quietly lifts blanket travel advisory related to COVID-19
Canada has lifted a blanket advisory against all non-essential travel outside the country which had been in place since the pandemic was declared in March 2020.



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Oct 21, 2021

There's a children's COVID-19 vaccine awaiting approval in Canada. What do we know about it?
CBC answers how the pediatric vaccine is different, where kids will be able to get it, how long approval might take and other questions around COVID-19 vaccinations for younger children.



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Oct 21, 2021

Don't expect EI if you lose your job for not being vaccinated, minister says
Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says it's likely that people who lose their jobs for not complying with employer COVID-19 vaccine policies will not be eligible for employment insurance (EI).



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Oct 21, 2021

Human remains found at Florida park confirmed to be boyfriend of Gabby Petito
Dental records confirm that human remains found at a Florida wilderness park belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found dead after he returned home alone from their cross-country road trip earlier this year, the FBI says.



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Oct 21, 2021

Queen Elizabeth spent the night in hospital, Buckingham Palace says
Queen Elizabeth spent the night in hospital "for some preliminary investigations," and returned to Windsor Castle Thursday, according to Buckingham Palace.



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Oct 21, 2021

Queen Elizabeth spent Wednesday night in hospital, Buckingham Palace says
The 95-year-old monarch spent the night in hospital "for some preliminary investigations," and returned to Windsor Castle Thursday, according to Buckingham Palace.



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Oct 21, 2021

Trudeau pushes back at Admiral McDonald's letter calling for his reinstatement as top commander
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today criticized a letter from former top military commander Admiral Art McDonald calling for his reinstatement, saying the letter's contents do not align with the government's approach to sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces.



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Oct 21, 2021

U.S. House finds Steve Bannon in contempt for refusing to testify about Jan. 6 siege
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former U.S. president Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.



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Oct 21, 2021

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries if ransom not met
The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police in Haiti say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn't get what he's demanding.



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Oct 21, 2021

Cities want more of a say in fighting climate change
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at why cities feel they can't do more to combat climate change and how NASA can help us better understand global warming.



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Oct 21, 2021

Doctors, Official Opposition call for gathering limits as Sask. ICUs remain swamped
New COVID-19 modelling in Saskatchewan suggests more public health restrictions are needed to bend the curve.



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Oct 21, 2021

Canadian Medical Association calls for stricter COVID-19 measures in Saskatchewan
The Canadian Medical Association's Dr. Katharine Smart issued a statement on Thursday, one day after the province's chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, broke down while presenting dire new modelling on the COVID-19 situation.



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Oct 21, 2021

A military in crisis: Here are the senior leaders embroiled in sexual misconduct cases
It's a leadership crisis without precedent in the Canadian Armed Forces — a fact that only becomes crystal clear when you take a step back and look at the full depth and scope of the sexual misconduct crisis and survey the wreckage among the top ranks.



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Oct 21, 2021

Government to spend $7.4B transitioning to new pandemic support programs: Freeland
The Liberal government says several existing pandemic support programs for individuals and businesses will end this weekend, while billions of dollars will be spent transitioning to new "targeted measures" leading into the spring.



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Oct 21, 2021

Trump, barred from Twitter and Facebook, says he's launching his own social media site
Nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection, former president Donald Trump says he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform.



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