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May 11, 2021

Alberta's justice minister apologizes for controversial Facebook remarks on pandemic
Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu apologized Tuesday for remarks on Facebook accusing Ottawa, the media and the NDP Opposition of wanting a health-care disaster due to surging COVID-19 cases. 



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May 11, 2021

Public Health Agency refusing to disclose uncensored documents on Winnipeg virus lab
As the Public Health Agency of Canada refuses to release uncensored internal documents, a Conservative MP says he wants to know how far Canada's collaboration with China on Level-4 pathogens went — and why two federal scientists were let go by the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg in January.



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May 11, 2021

Biden isn't likely to come to Canada's rescue in Line 5 dispute with Michigan




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May 11, 2021

Trauma retreat for military sex assault survivors used sex offender as 'peer mentor'
Some Canadian Armed Forces veterans and first responders who are sexual assault survivors said they were outraged to learn their peer mentor at a women's trauma retreat was himself a registered sex offender.



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May 11, 2021

Broadway shows announce a fall return, but Canadian productions still in limbo
After the industry's longest hiatus in history, some of Broadway's top shows have announced that familiar refrain: The show must go on. Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King and Come From Away will resume performances in the fall. But restarting a musical in these times is no easy feat.



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May 11, 2021

Broadway shows announce fall return, but Canadian productions still in limbo
After the industry's longest hiatus in history, some of Broadway's top shows have announced that familiar refrain: The show must go on. Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King and Come From Away will resume performances in the fall. But restarting a musical in these times is no easy feat.



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May 11, 2021

28 Palestinians killed in Gaza as Israel hits Hamas with airstrikes; rockets kill 2 Israelis
A confrontation between Israel and Hamas sparked by weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem escalated Tuesday, as Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza while militants barraged southern Israel with hundreds of rockets.



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May 11, 2021

28 Palestinians killed in Gaza as Israel hits Hamas with airstrikes; rockets kill 3 Israelis
A confrontation between Israel and Hamas sparked by weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem escalated Tuesday, as Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza while militants barraged southern Israel with hundreds of rockets.



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May 11, 2021

Organizers of 'anti-lockdown' rodeo charged with breaking Alberta health act
The organizers of a rodeo held May 1-2 near Bowden, Alta., to protest provincial COVID-19 restrictions have been summoned to make a court appearance for putting on the event. 



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May 11, 2021

Commons committee asks whether military has sexist double-standard on fraternization
A House of Commons committee heard a deeply personal story today of how the military's sexist double-standard on fraternization cut short the career of an accomplished woman — while a high-ranking male officer in a similar but separate case was allowed carry on.



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May 11, 2021

Canada asks U.S. court to prevent Michigan from shutting down Line 5 pipeline
The federal government is asking a U.S. court to stop the state of Michigan from shutting down a pipeline that supplies fuel to much of Ontario and Quebec.



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May 11, 2021

'This is just scary': N.W.T. flood evacuees watch and wait for river to drop
Hundreds of people have fled their homes in Jean Marie River and Fort Simpson, N.W.T., as flood waters rose in recent days. Now, they're waiting to see when the water will go down so they can return.



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May 11, 2021

Federal government to spend $12B on Toronto, Hamilton transit
The federal government announced Tuesday it will spend $12 billion on transit projects in Toronto and Hamilton. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the money will go toward four Toronto subway projects already underway, as well as a light rail transit line that's set to run through Hamilton's downtown core.



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May 11, 2021

B.C. doctors warned they could face discipline for spreading COVID-19 misinformation
Doctors in B.C. have been warned that spreading misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines could harm patients and result in professional discipline.



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May 11, 2021

India's COVID-19 crisis shows no signs of easing as variant first spotted there poses a global concern
India's coronavirus crisis showed no sign of easing on Tuesday, with a seven-day average of new cases at a new high and international heath authorities warning the country's variant of the virus poses a global concern.



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May 11, 2021

Gaza militants, children among 24 dead as Israel hits Hamas
Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza early Tuesday, hitting the highrise home of a Hamas field commander and two border tunnels dug by militants, as Hamas and other armed groups fired dozens of rockets toward Israel.



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May 11, 2021

35 Palestinians killed in Gaza as Israel targets Hamas with airstrikes; rockets kill 3 in Israel
Israel on Tuesday stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, flattening a highrise building used by the Hamas militant group and killing at least three militants in their hideouts as Palestinian rockets rained down almost nonstop on parts of Israel.



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May 11, 2021

35 Palestinians killed in Gaza as Israel targets Hamas with airstrikes; rockets kill 5 in Israel
Israel on Tuesday stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, flattening a highrise building used by the Hamas militant group and killing at least three militants in their hideouts as Palestinian rockets rained down almost nonstop on parts of Israel.



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May 11, 2021

28 Palestinians killed in Gaza as Israel hits Hamas with airstrikes; rockets kill 3 in Israel
A confrontation between Israel and Hamas sparked by weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem escalated Tuesday, as Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza while militants barraged southern Israel with hundreds of rockets.



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May 11, 2021

Rockets kill 2 Israelis; 26 die in Gaza as Israel hits Hamas
Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza early Tuesday, hitting a pair of highrise buildings believed to be housing militants, as Hamas and other armed groups bombarded southern Israel with hundreds of rockets.



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May 11, 2021

Russian officials say 8 killed, 21 wounded in school shooting in Kazan
A gunman attacked a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, killing eight people — seven students and a teacher — and leaving 21 other people hospitalized with wounds, Russian officials said.



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May 11, 2021

School shooting in Russia leaves 8 dead, 21 wounded, officials say
A gunman attacked a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, sending students running out of the building as smoke poured from its windows. At least eight people were killed in the attack — seven eighth-grade students and a teacher — and 21 others were hospitalized, Russian officials said.



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May 11, 2021

School shooting in Russia leaves 9 dead, 21 wounded, officials say
Nine people, including seven children, were killed on Tuesday and many more badly wounded after a lone teenage gunman opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan, local authorities said, prompting a Kremlin call for tighter gun controls.



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May 11, 2021

Mastodon dung reveals diet, environment in Nova Scotia some 75,000 years ago
Three decades after researchers recovered mastodon remains from a Nova Scotia gypsum quarry, the find is generating new insights into the species' habitat in the days before one of the elephant-like animals fell into a sinkhole and died, around 75,000 years ago.



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May 11, 2021

'I got bear-maced in the face,' Ottawa mom says of newborn's brief abduction
A brazen, brief abduction on Mother's Day of an infant boy and his subsequent rescue by neighbours began after the child's mother was offered a free gift basket from someone she met on Facebook.



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May 11, 2021

U.S. border guards regularly engage in racial profiling, 3 Black officers allege in lawsuit
Allegations of racial profiling at the U.S. border are nothing new. What's more unusual is how they are now coming from inside the agency that oversees the U.S. border. They're contained in a lawsuit against the U.S. government from three officers stationed at a Michigan-Ontario border crossing.



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May 11, 2021

What Canada can learn from U.S., U.K. about COVID-19 vaccinations and reopening
Both the U.S. and the U.K. have vaccinated millions of people, but only the U.S. is still reporting tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases a day. Emma Paling looks at some potential lessons for parts of Canada when it comes to managing vaccination rollouts and reopening.



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May 11, 2021

Woman who had breast implants removed urges Ottawa to mandate registry of medical devices
A British Columbia woman who learned second-hand that her breast implants had been linked to a rare form of cancer is demanding that the federal government mandate a system of personalized recall alerts for all items surgically implanted in people's bodies.



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May 10, 2021

Tampa Bay Lightning make NHL history by starting all-Black forward line
The Tampa Bay Lightning started three Black forwards in their regular-season finale against the Florida Panthers on Monday night, a rarity in NHL history — if not an absolute first.



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May 10, 2021

The National On Demand: Ottawa baby snatched from mom; Wait for 2nd vaccine dose | May 10, 2021
Ottawa mother describes the moment her newborn was snatched from her home. Plus, the long wait for a 2nd vaccine dose.



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May 10, 2021

Ottawa mother describes the moment her newborn was snatched from her home. Plus, the long wait for a 2nd vaccine dose.
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May 10, 2021

Federal government, media and NDP Opposition wanted COVID-19 disaster, says Alberta justice minister
In a Facebook comment, Kaycee Madu said a COVID-19 disaster is what the provincial Opposition, the federal government and the media "were looking for and want" in Alberta.



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May 10, 2021

Sir John A. statue in Charlottetown will stay, but he'll have some company
The controversial statue of Sir John A. Macdonald in downtown Charlottetown will remain, but with some modifications.



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May 10, 2021

Canadians who rely on Line 5 on edge as Michigan's deadline looms to shut Enbridge pipeline
Southern Ontario workers who benefit from Enbridge's Line 5 are anxiously watching what's playing out this week in Michigan, which has given the Calgary-based firm until Wednesday to shut down the pipeline — a move backed by Indigenous groups, but would cut off a major source of fuel for Ontario and Quebec.



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May 10, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on May 10
There was some positive movement in British Columbia over the weekend, as numbers trended down in new cases, hospitalizations and ICU admissions, though the province did register 20 more deaths from COVID-19.



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May 10, 2021

A spacecraft is hauling chunks of a distant asteroid back to Earth. ETA: 2023
With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday.



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May 10, 2021

MPs agree to legal review of broadcasting bill over free speech concerns
MPs on the House of Commons heritage committee today agreed to pause a detailed review of the federal government's broadcasting bill while the Department of Justice determines whether recent amendments violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.



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May 10, 2021

NBC cancels 2022 Golden Globes after outcry against lack of diversity
U.S. television network NBC said on Monday it will not air Hollywood's Golden Globes ceremony in 2022 following complaints about ethical lapses and lack of diversity among the group that hands out the annual awards for film and television. 



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May 10, 2021

Jagmeet Singh says there's a link between anti-maskers and far-right extremism
Federal New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh is the latest to say he believes there's a connection between anti-mask and anti-lockdown protests and far-right extremism.



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May 10, 2021

What is dogecoin? And why is it rising and falling with Elon Musk?
Cryptocurrency dogecoin went on a rocket ride to the moon and back over the weekend after Elon Musk poked fun at it on Saturday Night Live before announcing on Monday that his company would accept it as legitimate payment for a mission to the moon.



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May 10, 2021

Team effort helps Whitecaps rookie train while fasting during Ramadan
Kamron Habibullah, 17, is one of many Muslim athletes around the world who cannot eat or drink during daylight hours between April 13 and May 12. That makes training for the Vancouver Whitecaps a challenge, he says.



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May 10, 2021

Victim identified in deadly afternoon shooting at Vancouver International Airport
RCMP have identified the victim of a fatal shooting at Vancouver International Airport on Sunday as a longtime gang associate who was the subject of a rare public warning more than three years ago.



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May 10, 2021

Hugs, indoor pints allowed again as lockdown continues to ease in England
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday gave the green light to cautious hugging and the serving of pints inside pubs after months of strict restrictions as he set out the next phase of coronavirus lockdown easing in England.



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May 10, 2021

Woman accused of abducting newborn after befriending mother
Ottawa police have laid 10 charges including abduction and assault against a 32-year-old woman accused of abducting an eight-day-old infant on Mother's Day.



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May 10, 2021

700 people in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., displaced by flood, mayor says
An estimated 700 people have been displaced from their homes in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., the mayor said Monday morning, after the community of about 1,200 was flooded during seasonal ice breakup over the weekend.



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May 10, 2021

COVID-19 cases grow in Iqaluit's vulnerable populations
Case counts in the city's jails and shelters are rising, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Michael Patterson said Monday. However, most of the COVID-19 transmission in Nunavut's capital is still a result of parties and people visiting each other indoors.



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May 10, 2021

Cyberattack on U.S. pipeline linked to criminal gang
The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide, which cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, two people close to the investigation said Sunday.



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May 10, 2021

Manitoba will shut some schools in response to rising COVID-19 case numbers
Manitoba is closing classrooms in it's two largest cities as the province's top doctor says more needs to be done to slow community spread of COVID-19 and "break these transmission chains."



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May 10, 2021

Racist mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston is about to have all Calgary voters' names, addresses
In the not-so-distant future, a man who has a history of racist, hateful, allegedly violent behaviour and who is also attempting to publish the private information of Alberta Health Services employees is set to receive a list that includes the names, addresses and phone numbers of every Calgarian eligible to vote.



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May 10, 2021

Racist mayoral candidate who has threatened health workers will soon have every Calgary voter's name, address
In the not-so-distant future, a man who has a history of racist, hateful, allegedly violent behaviour and who is also attempting to publish the private information of Alberta Health Services employees is set to receive a list that includes the names, addresses and phone numbers of every Calgarian eligible to vote.



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May 10, 2021

New resident in need of family doctor warns anyone moving to New Brunswick to 'think twice'
Since moving to New Brunswick in 2018, Rodney Pavlica has struggled to find a family doctor to handle his care. While he loves his new home and neighbours, he said the lack of health care has forced him to pay out of pocket to see a doctor in Quebec.



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May 10, 2021

Halifax woman calling for more protections on RRSPs after husband's sudden death
Dianne Taylor is urging others to check their listed beneficiaries routinely for things like RRSPs and life insurance policies, after her husband's sudden death left her and her teenage daughter faced with losing the bulk of their family's savings.



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May 10, 2021

Hamas fires rockets into Israel after clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters
Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Monday, including a barrage that set off air raid sirens as far away as Jerusalem, after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police at a flashpoint religious site in the contested holy city.



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May 10, 2021

Hamas fires rockets into Jerusalem after clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters
Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Jerusalem on Monday, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city, after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a flashpoint religious site in the contested holy city.



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May 10, 2021

Israel responds to Hamas rockets with airstrikes after Israeli police and Palestinian protesters clash
Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Monday, including a barrage that set off air raid sirens as far away as Jerusalem, after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police at a flashpoint religious site in the contested holy city.



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May 10, 2021

Israeli police clash with Palestinians at Jerusalem holy site
Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Monday, the latest in a series of confrontations that is pushing the contested city to the brink of eruption.



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May 10, 2021

Nearly 30 years later, woman finds dying husband's nurse via Facebook to give proper thanks
A Thunder Bay, Ont., woman took a "shot in the dark" to reconnect with a nurse she met the day her husband died nearly in 1993. What ended up happening was "truly amazing."



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May 10, 2021

Fear of climate change rust belt has governments considering carbon border levy
The federal budget shows Canada is backing a European push for a price on carbon across borders. It's prompted, in part, by fear of a Rust Belt repeat. Then, industries hollowed out in rich countries as manufacturing chased cheaper labour; this time, the draw would be from countries with climate regulations to those without.



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May 10, 2021

85-year-old with Alzheimer's sold Bell products and services he can't use after visit to The Source
Ross Miller, 85, went to The Source — owned by Bell — for a new TV. He left with two-year contracts for Bell Fibe TV and a new cell phone, a cordless phone, landline, tablet and a two-year contract for high-speed home internet. An insider says Source employees are pressured to make unethical sales.



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May 10, 2021

Saskatchewan released a road map to reopening after COVID-19. Should Ontario do the same?
Some experts say even though Ontario is still in the midst of a brutal third wave, it's time for a road map — one that can adapt and change as the COVID-19 situation evolves— to give the public a sense of control and certainty amid the chaos.



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May 10, 2021

Proposed federal justice reforms could reduce number of Indigenous, Black people in system, say advocates
Legal advocates are welcoming new proposals from the federal government to address the overrepresentation of Black, Indigenous and other racialized groups in the criminal justice system.



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May 10, 2021

Summer 2021: Expectations vs. reality
Canada's vaccine rollout is speeding up, raising the possibility of COVID-19 restrictions loosening in the next few months. Today on Front Burner, infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Lynora Saxinger talks about the kind of summer we could expect to have.



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May 09, 2021

The National On Demand: Vancouver airport shooting; Renewed COVID restrictions | May 9, 2021
One man killed in daylight shooting at Vancouver International Airport. Plus, three provinces crack down to battle rising COVID-19 cases.



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May 09, 2021

The National
The National for May 9: Three provinces crack down to battle rising COVID-19 cases. Plus, the high stakes of a positive drug test after the Kentucky Derby.



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May 09, 2021

Deadly shooting at Vancouver airport linked to gangs, police say
A 28-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday at Vancouver International Airport in what police believe was a gang-related killing.



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May 09, 2021

Man killed in daytime shooting at Vancouver airport
A man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon near the departure terminal at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., police confirmed. RCMP said officers are looking for one or more suspects.



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May 09, 2021

Police search for suspects after shooting at Vancouver airport
Police say they are looking for one or more suspects after a shooting at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. It's unclear if anyone was injured.



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May 09, 2021

Gunman kills 6 adults, himself at Colorado birthday party
A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, killing six adults before killing himself Sunday, police said.



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May 09, 2021

Ford recalls 661,000 Explorer SUVs in Canada, U.S. and Mexico over roof rail concerns
Ford is recalling 661,000 Explorer sport utility vehicles in North America, including 36,419 in Canada, at the request of U.S. regulators because retention pins could loosen and allow roof rail covers to detach from the vehicle.



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May 09, 2021

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit faces disqualification for failing drug test
Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in jeopardy because of a positive post-race drug test that prompted Churchill Downs to suspend Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert on Sunday, the latest scandal to plague the sport.



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May 09, 2021

Hajdu says 1st still best for vaccines, but 'wouldn't hesitate' to nix unsafe product
Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Sunday that all vaccines in use in Canada have been approved by Health Canada, reiterating the best to take is the first one offered, but said the agency wouldn't hesitate to stop usage that wasn't safe and effective.



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May 09, 2021

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails drug test, trainer says
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday that his barn has been told Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test, the latest doping scandal for horse racing and arguably the sport's premier trainer.



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May 09, 2021

Manitoba moving schools in Winnipeg, Brandon to remote learning amid COVID-19 spikes
Manitoba is moving schools in Winnipeg and Brandon to remote learning amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, officials said on Sunday.



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May 09, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on May 9
Manitoba is moving students from kindergarten to Grade 12 in Winnipeg and Brandon to remote learning amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, officials said on Sunday.



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May 09, 2021

Registered practical nurses struggling with pandemic stress, workload: poll
More than half of the 2,600 registered practical nurses in a new Canadian survey said they were coping poorly or extremely poorly at work over the past year of the pandemic,



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May 09, 2021

India loses 116 medics in 25 days as infections surge to new highs
More than 860 medics have died in India since the COVID-19 pandemic began, 116 of them in less than a month during the ongoing second wave, according to the head of Indian Medical Association.



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May 09, 2021

'Like comfort food': Trailer Park Boys cast reflects on 20 years of life in Sunnyvale
Twenty years after the Trailer Park Boys debuted, the show about a foul-mouthed bunch of petty criminals from the Sunnyvale Trailer Park has become a part of Canadiana. CBC News spoke with some of the cast members to learn about the origins of the unlikely hit.



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May 09, 2021

6 Canadian artists proudly following in their mothers' footsteps
Following in a parent's footsteps can be a daunting experience. CBC News spoke with six artists on how they have embraced the path once walked by their mothers.



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May 09, 2021

Budget 2021 sets up a fight over high-interest loans
Though it got only a few lines in the hundreds of pages that made up Budget 2021, the federal government's commitment to open talks on changing Canada's "criminal rate of interest" has anti-poverty activists bracing for a battle with high-interest lenders.



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May 09, 2021

Free flowers in B.C. bring smiles to isolated seniors
What started with the donation of one bouquet has mushroomed into a huge flower delivery extravaganza as volunteers bring flowers to isolated seniors in the B.C. community of Maple Ridge.



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May 09, 2021

Prince William and Kate offer a fleeting glimpse of family life as they mark 10 years of marriage
As much as a short video posted for Prince William and Kate's 10th wedding anniversary offers a rare glimpse of their family enjoying time at play, there is also a sense that it was a carefully crafted impression they chose to share.



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May 09, 2021

Parents, experts worry about 'snowball effect' of literacy, development lags amid pandemic schooling
For worried parents, education researchers and developmental experts, alarm bells are ringing about how pandemic-disrupted schooling is affecting this generation of students, particularly the development of Canada's youngest learners.



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May 09, 2021

Online campaign encourages Hong Kongers in Canada to recognize their identity in 2021 census
The #IAmHongKonger campaign calls on members of the diaspora to select Hong Kong as their ethnic origin in the long-form census and to list Cantonese as one of their spoken languages at home in the short-form version.



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May 09, 2021

Travel deals are here but should you book now?
Several travel providers are offering deals to entice Canadians to book now for a future trip — once it's deemed safe to travel. But some travel experts warn that the pandemic isn't over and could still jeopardize future travel plans.



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May 09, 2021

Travel deals are here, but should you book now?
Several travel providers are offering deals to entice Canadians to book now for a future trip — once it's deemed safe to travel. But some travel experts warn that the pandemic isn't over and could still jeopardize future travel plans.



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May 09, 2021

Tulips, daffodils and cherry blossoms on full display in Canada
Spring is in full bloom across Canada with tulips, daffodils and cherry blossoms on display. Here's a selection of some of the best blooms that CBC photographers, video producers and others captured in recent days.



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May 09, 2021

Elon Musk shows humility, hubris in Saturday Night Live appearance
Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. The Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder joked about his Twitter account, which has more than 50 million followers, and the tweets that led some critics to object to his being invited to host the show.



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May 09, 2021

Elon Musk's shows humility, hubris in Saturday Night Live appearance
Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. The Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder joked about his Twitter account, which has more than 50 million followers, and the tweets that led some critics to object to his being invited to host the show.



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May 09, 2021

China says rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, but most burns up in atmosphere
Remnants of China's biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, with the bulk of its components destroyed upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere, according to Chinese state media, ending days of speculation over where the debris would hit.



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May 08, 2021

Leafs clinch 1st place in North Division with win over Canadiens
Mitch Marner scored his 20th goal of the season as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday night to clinch first place in the North Division.



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May 08, 2021

Scottish National Party wins parliamentary election, plans 2nd referendum on independence
The Scottish National Party won its fourth straight parliamentary election on Saturday and insisted it will push on with another referendum on Scotland's independence from the United Kindgom even though it failed by one seat to secure a majority.



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May 08, 2021

Here's why people are protesting across Colombia
Thousands of Colombians have protested across the country against a government they feel has long ignored their needs, allowed corruption to run rampant and is so out of touch that it proposed tax increases during the coronavirus pandemic.



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May 08, 2021

Barack Obama's dog Bo, once a constant presence at the White House, dies from cancer
Former U.S. president Barack Obama's dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media, calling him a 'true friend and loyal companion.'



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May 08, 2021

Did this message in a bottle really come from the Titanic? Quebec researchers are trying to find out
The letter, seemingly signed by French Titanic passenger Mathilde Lefebvre, was found by a New Brunswick family. Now, researchers at the Université du Québec à Rimouski are determining its authenticity.



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May 08, 2021

Bomb blasts kill dozens near school in Afghan capital
Multiple blasts targeted a school in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens more, mostly students, a senior Interior Ministry official said.



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May 08, 2021

At least 30 killed in bomb blast near girls' school in Afghan capital
A bomb exploded near a girls' school in a majority Shia district of west Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 30 people, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old. The Taliban condemned the attack and denied any responsibility.



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May 08, 2021

At least 50 killed in bomb blast near girls' school in Afghan capital
The death toll in the bombing at a girls' school in the Afghan capital has soared to 50, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.



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May 08, 2021

Birthday at skate park brings unwelcome $880 fine for Ottawa teen's family
An Ottawa family says they were shocked to receive an $880 fine days after letting their 14-year-old son use a nearby skateboarding park on his birthday.



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May 08, 2021

More than 200 Palestinians hurt in night of clashes in Jerusalem, medics say
A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem left more than 200 Palestinians wounded, medics said Saturday, as the city braced for even more violence after weeks of unrest.



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May 08, 2021

Oakville, Ont. restaurant celebrates mother figures with ‘Nonna Wall'
Every time someone brings a framed photo of their beloved mother figure to Julia Hanna's Oakville restaurant, Ritorno, she not only hangs it up on the wall — she also donates a meal to charity. Have a look.



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