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Mar 02, 2021

Jahmil French, star of Degrassi: The Next Generation and Soundtrack, dead at 29
Jahmil French, the Toronto-born star of Degrassi: The Next Generation, has died, his manager confirmed to CBC News. He was 29.



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Mar 02, 2021

Bunny Wailer, last surviving member of reggae group The Wailers, dead at 73
Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica. He was 73.



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Mar 02, 2021

Calgary man murdered mother, stepfather a week after killing girlfriend, judge told in plea
A Calgary man has admitted to murdering his girlfriend, mother and stepfather in 2018. New details about the killings are contained in an agreed statement of facts filed unexpectedly in court Tuesday just days before the jury trial for Dustin Duthie was set to begin. Warning: This story contains details that may be too disturbing for some readers.



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Mar 02, 2021

Parents of Black children take matters into their own hands, launching Ontario school racism reporting tool
A group of Black parents have taken the problem of anti-Black racism in Ontario schools into their own hands, launching an anonymous racism reporting tool for educators and school staff, saying they can no longer wait for school boards to act.



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Mar 02, 2021

Watchdog clears RCMP officers who shot at N.S. firehall during mass shootings
Nova Scotia's police watchdog has cleared the two RCMP officers who shot at a fire hall in Onslow, N.S., during the hunt for an active gunman last April, saying the Mounties had reasonable grounds to believe a man outside the hall, which was being used as a shelter, was the killer. 



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Mar 02, 2021

No evidence Antifa or 'fake' Trump supporters spurred Capitol riot, FBI's Wray testifies
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday sought to beat back right-wing conspiracy theories suggesting that fake supporters of former president Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, denying their existence in the agency's investigation so far.



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Mar 02, 2021

Energy-related global emissions up in December despite pandemic
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the pandemic was short-lived.



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Mar 02, 2021

U.S., EU announce sanctions on Russian officials in poisoning, jailing of Alexei Navalny
The Biden administration announced sanctions on Russian officials and businesses Tuesday for a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack upon opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing. The sanctions were timed in co-ordination with similar action from the European Union.



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Mar 02, 2021

Fossil scan of Little Foot sheds light on human origins
Sophisticated scanning technology is revealing intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the remarkable fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South Africa 3.67 million years ago during a critical juncture in our evolutionary history.



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Mar 02, 2021

2020 was the worst year on record for Canada's economy. It shrank by 5.4%
Canada's economy shrank by 5.4 per cent last year, official data from Statistics Canada showed Monday, making 2020 officially the worst year for the country's economic output since record keeping began.



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Mar 02, 2021

Inquiry hears about N.S. veteran's in-patient psychiatric treatment before he killed family, self
The doctors who treated Lionel Desmond at an in-patient psychiatric facility in Montreal that is designed to help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are testifying this week about the care he received roughly six months before he killed his family and himself. 



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Mar 02, 2021

6 Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published due to racist imagery
Six Dr. Seuss books — including And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and If I Ran the Zoo — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday.



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Mar 02, 2021

Ontario changing child-welfare system to stop teens from aging out of care unprepared
CBC News has learned the Ontario government is redesigning child welfare to change how and when children leave the system. It plans to do away with the current age cut-off and instead implement a model that ensures youths are ready to be on their own with the proper support.



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Mar 02, 2021

Being Black in Canada | How these men have made a difference across the country
CBC News produced a series of features on Black men making a difference in their communities across Canada, shining a spotlight on their lives and pursuits of social justice and change. Here are their stories.



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Mar 02, 2021

From pens to planters, this online store only sells items made partly from captured CO2
A wide range of environmentally friendly products already exist, but a new online store offers items made, in part, using greenhouse gas emissions.



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Mar 02, 2021

Kidnappers release hundreds of schoolgirls in latest Nigeria abduction
Gunmen have released girls who were kidnapped from a boarding school in the northwest Nigerian state of Zamfara, the governor said in a tweet on Tuesday.



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Mar 02, 2021

'Tiger Squad' and Saudi Arabia's brutal campaign to crush dissent
According to a newly declassified U.S report, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince approved the operation that led to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Today on Front Burner, how the Saudi regime's campaign to crush dissent extends far beyond that murder.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

The National On-Demand: 2nd opinions on COVID-19 vaccines | March 1, 2021
Canadian vaccine committee contradicts Health Canada's recommendation to give AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to seniors and B.C. will extend the time between doses to get shots in more arms. Plus, the missing Canadian chapter in award-winning film The Mauritanian.



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Mar 01, 2021

Victims' families want 'action,' not words over downing of Flight PS752
Families of Canadians killed in the downing of Flight PS752 say they are disappointed the minister of transport didn't take a stronger stance against Iran — in light of recent and damning findings — when speaking to a UN agency on Monday. 



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Mar 01, 2021

Some Humboldt Broncos families angry over lawyer's request to delay one lawsuit until another is ready
A battle between lawsuits related to the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is to be heard in a Regina courtroom this week. Lawyers for a proposed class action plan to ask a judge Friday to delay a separate lawsuit filed by five of the victims' families. The possible delay has some of the families frustrated.



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Mar 01, 2021

Meng Wanzhou lawyer claims U.S. record of fraud case against Huawei exec 'manifestly unreliable'
A lawyer for Meng Wanzhou wants the judge overseeing the Huawei executive's extradition case to see evidence he claims will show the U.S. account of Meng's alleged crimes is misleading.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

How big was the iceberg that broke off Antarctica?
A massive iceberg broke off Antarctica Friday after ruptures formed in the Brunt Ice Shelf, according to a news release from the British Antarctic Survey. But how big was the iceberg?



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Mar 01, 2021

Defying deadly crackdown, protesters in hard hats and goggles clash with riot police in Myanmar
Police in Myanmar's biggest city fired tear gas Monday at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month's coup, despite reports that security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier.



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Mar 01, 2021

AstraZeneca-Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine not recommended for seniors, Canadian committee says
The National Advisory Committee on Immunizations has recommended against using the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine in people aged 65 and older, although Health Canada has authorized it to be used in adults of all ages.



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Mar 01, 2021

Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine not recommended for seniors, Canadian committee says
The National Advisory Committee on Immunizations (NACI) has recommended against using the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in people aged 65 and older, although Health Canada has authorized it to be used in adults of all ages.



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Mar 01, 2021

Whitehorse 1st capital city in Canada to open COVID-19 vaccine clinics to all adults
Whitehorse is the first capital city in Canada to open its COVID-19 vaccination clinic to all citizens aged 18 and older.



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Mar 01, 2021

Pioneering doctor spoke up for seniors' care reform right up to his medically assisted death aged 98
Dr. Ronald Bayne was one of Canada's first geriatricians and an advocate for seniors throughout his career, right up to until his death through medical assistance in dying. "I shall not go into long term care," he said as his family grappled with his decision.



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Mar 01, 2021

Pioneering doctor spoke up for seniors-care reform right up to his medically assisted death at age 98
Dr. Ronald Bayne was one of Canada's first geriatricians and an advocate for seniors throughout his career, right up to until his death through medical assistance in dying. "I shall not go into long term care," he said as his family grappled with his decision.



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Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on March 1
British Columbia is extending the time between first and second doses of three different COVID-19 vaccines to four months — a decision that amounts to a "population-level experiment," according to Canada's chief science adviser.



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Mar 01, 2021

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii
The discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot was revealed by officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy on Saturday. The chariot survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79, a building collapse and looting by antiquities thieves.



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Mar 01, 2021

Torstar to launch online casino to help fund its journalism
Torstar Corp., owner of the Toronto Star, the Hamilton Spectator and other papers, announced on Monday it plans to launch an online casino betting brand in Ontario this year.



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Mar 01, 2021

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption
A Paris court on Monday found former French president Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling.



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Mar 01, 2021

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption. Here's what he faces next
A Paris court on Monday found former French president Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling. Sarkozy will face another trial later this month along with 13 other people on charges of illegal financing of his 2012 presidential campaign.



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Mar 01, 2021

Prince Philip transferred to different London hospital for infection treatment
Britain's Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was transferred to a different hospital in central London on Monday to have tests for a pre-existing heart condition, as well as to receive treatment for an infection.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

Millions of doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to be distributed in U.S. this week
Nearly four million doses of the newest coronavirus vaccine available to people in the U.S. are being delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday.



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Mar 01, 2021

Ontario's long-term care minister was 'ahead' of top public health doctor on COVID-19, commission reveals
Merrilee Fullerton, Ontario's long-term care minister was aware of the dangers the novel coronavirus posed to the sector long before it was declared a global pandemic, a newly released transcript from the province's commission on the matter reveals.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

Catalytic converter thefts rise as metal inside 'more valuable than gold'
Police across the country are seeing a rise in catalytic converters being stolen from the exhaust systems of vehicles. Bryan Gast of the Insurance Bureau of Canada says it's because thieves are selling the rare component metals inside for big bucks.



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Mar 01, 2021

For years, Canada's Divorce Act didn't mention family violence. That changes today.
Family lawyers and advocates for women and children are watching closely today as the first major changes to Canada's Divorce Act in more than 20 years come into effect. Among other changes, the Act now sets out a specific list of factors that courts must consider when weighing the best interests of a child, including the impact of family violence.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

Hurdles remain in Canada-U.S. relationship despite renewed commitments
Challenges still lie ahead for the Canada-U.S. relationship despite several days of bilateral meetings between the two countries on their shared priorities and close ties as longtime allies.



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Mar 01, 2021

Hurdles remain in Canada-U.S. relationship despite week of renewed commitments
Challenges still lie ahead for the Canada-U.S. relationship despite several days of bilateral meetings between the two countries on their shared priorities and close ties as longtime allies.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

Just because Singh vows to prop up the Liberals, it doesn't mean we'll avoid a pandemic election
None of the federal party leaders say they want an election any time soon. But, as Aaron Wherry explains, that doesn't mean a pandemic election is out of the question.



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Mar 01, 2021

Ontario man battles Bell and contractor after worker uses power tool to clean his car
Bell Canada and its contractors are being blamed for causing property damage and failing to compensate homeowners. The time-consuming battles lead to headaches and frustration for those who now regret allowing the workers on their property. Experts explain why getting compensation is so hard.



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Mar 01, 2021

Manitoba RCMP say a First Nations man assaulted an officer. Court documents suggest that's not what happened
Brian Halcrow killed himself last year, seven months after an altercation with RCMP in northern Manitoba. A CBC investigation pieces together what happened the night he was allegedly assaulted by an officer, and why RCMP are fighting a court order to hand over reports to a police watchdog.



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Mar 01, 2021

Singh and the NDP may prop up the Liberals — but that doesn't mean we'll avoid a pandemic election
None of the federal party leaders say they want an election any time soon. But, as Aaron Wherry explains, that doesn't mean a pandemic election is out of the question.



CBC Top Stories
Mar 01, 2021

There's good economic news on the horizon, and that's rattling markets. Wait, what?
A global rout in markets, a sell-off in bonds, all due to the prospect of a strengthening economy? The explanation involves the uncertainty of where interest rates go from here if a post-COVID-19 economy gets cooking. 



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Mar 01, 2021

The optimism paradox: Why good news has rattled markets
A global rout in markets, a sell-off in bonds, all due to the prospect of a strengthening economy? The explanation involves the uncertainty of where interest rates go from here if a post-COVID-19 economy gets cooking. 



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Mar 01, 2021

The Mauritanian's Canadian connection: What the new film about Guantanamo detainee left out
The Mauritanian tells the story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who spent 14 years in the notorious American military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he was tortured into giving a false confession but never charged with a crime. He says Canada was partly responsible. CBC's Adrienne Arsenault spoke to Salahi and the actors who portray his life story on screen.



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Mar 01, 2021

Trump's alleged interference to take centre stage as Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearings begin
Donald Trump's actions will take centre stage in a Vancouver courtroom this week as Meng Wanzhou's lawyers try to prove the former U.S. president poisoned extradition proceedings against the Huawei executive.



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Mar 01, 2021

Sexual misconduct plagues military amid Vance, McDonald investigations
Today, CBC's Murray Brewster examines the sexual misconduct allegation that led Admiral Art McDonald, Canada's top military commander, to step aside, as well as the ongoing investigation into his predecessor, Gen. Jonathan Vance.



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Feb 28, 2021

Pairing up teens and seniors to keep pandemic loneliness at bay
A group in Chilliwack, B.C., has paired young people up with seniors to stave off loneliness and isolation in this pandemic. The intergenerational conversation is flowing and friendships are forming that, for some, are life-changing.



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Feb 28, 2021

The National
The National for February 28: Travellers report quarantine hotels lack basic necessities — including food. Plus, keeping loneliness at bay as the pandemic drags on.



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Feb 28, 2021

Schitt's Creek star Catherine O'Hara wins Golden Globe for best actress
Schitt's Creek star Catherine O'Hara won the Golden Globe for best actress in a television series, musical or comedy, for her portrayal of Moira Rose on Sunday.



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Feb 28, 2021

Schitt's Creek wins Golden Globe for best TV comedy, Catherine O'Hara earns best actress award
Schitt's Creek won the Golden Globe for best television series, musical or comedy, on Sunday, shortly after star Catherine O'Hara captured the award for best actress for her portrayal of Moira Rose.



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Feb 28, 2021

Schitt's Creek, star Catherine O'Hara win Golden Globes
Schitt's Creek won the Golden Globe for best television comedy on Sunday, shortly after star Catherine O'Hara captured the award for best actress for her portrayal of Moira Rose.



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Feb 28, 2021

New York governor admits to 'insensitive' conduct amid calls for sexual harassment investigation
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behaviour with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation," and said he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation led by the state's attorney general.



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Feb 28, 2021

What Trudeau said about vaccines, Saudi Arabia and Keystone XL on NBC's Meet the Press
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commended U.S. President Joe Biden on getting the United States to re-engage with its allies during a wide-ranging interview on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that touched on everything from COVID-19 vaccines, Saudi Arabia and the Keystone XL pipeline.



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Feb 28, 2021

Trump hints at 2024 run, repeats election falsehoods at conservative conference
Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House, in 2024, while repeating his discredited claims that Democrats "stole" the 2020 election.



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Feb 28, 2021

MP joins former donor in calling for RCMP investigation into WE Charity following testimony
A former WE Charity donor is calling for the RCMP and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to investigate the charity's finances after learning a Kenyan school he was told he funded bore a plaque with the name of another donor.



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Feb 28, 2021

Kerri Einarson wins back-to-back Scotties titles
Kerri Einarson won a second consecutive Canadian women's curling championship with a 9-7 win over Ontario's Rachel Homan in Sunday's final.



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Feb 28, 2021

Health Canada received more Johnson & Johnson data on same day as U.S. approval
Health Canada on Saturday received additional data required to inform its decision on Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine — the same day the shot was approved in the United States. 



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Feb 28, 2021

Coronation Street actor Johnny Briggs dies at age 85
Johnny Briggs, a British actor best known for his role as businessman Mike Baldwin in the long-running TV soap opera Coronation Street, has died. He was 85.



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Feb 28, 2021

Canadian officials denounce violence as Myanmar protests turn deadly
The latest and deadliest crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar, following a military coup earlier this month, has met with condemnation from the Canadian Embassy in the country's largest city, Yangon.



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Feb 28, 2021

Myanmar's deadly crackdowns on protests are worsening — here's what you need to know
A UN human rights official said there was "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests on Sunday seeking to break up protests against the military's seizure of power.



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Feb 28, 2021

Myanmar's deadly protests are worsening — here's what you need to know
A UN human rights official said it had "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests on Sunday seeking to break up protests against the military's seizure of power.



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Feb 28, 2021

Raptors' COVID-19 issues worsen, forcing postponement of Sunday game against Bulls
The NBA has postponed Sunday evening's Raptors home game against Chicago in Tampa due to positive COVID-19 results and contact tracing within the club.



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Feb 28, 2021

U.S. stands with Canada on efforts to free Kovrig, Spavor from China: secretary of state
The United States will continue to stand with Canada in its efforts to secure the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor from arbitrary detention in China, said U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.



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Feb 28, 2021

99-year-old and high school student find unlikely friendship
Young people and seniors who've been paired up, by a community program in Chilliwack, B.C., to chat during the pandemic are fighting isolation and building relationships all at once.



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Feb 28, 2021

Anti-Black racism on campus; Are banks doing enough to prevent wire-fraud?: CBC's Marketplace Cheat Sheet
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.



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Feb 28, 2021

18 reportedly killed in Myanmar anti-coup protests; Canadian embassy condemns crackdown
The latest and deadliest crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar, following a military coup earlier this month, has met with condemnation from the Canadian Embassy in the country's largest city, Yangon.



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Feb 28, 2021

Every household to get prepaid blank postcard courtesy of Canada Post
In an effort to encourage Canadians to keep in touch during the pandemic, Canada Post is sending every household a free postcard to mail to a loved one.



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Feb 28, 2021

Canada's pipeline regulator says it's taking a stand against systemic racism
The Canada Energy Regulator says it hasn't always lived up to its obligations to First Nations, Métis and Inuit, and is promising to change that.



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Feb 28, 2021

Canada's spy agency wants more power. How would that work?
The agency he runs fell afoul of the Federal Court — and now the country's chief spy is intensifying his campaign for new powers and sounding the alarm on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service's ability to keep an eye on hostile foreign states. But civil liberty advocates say Parliament should be wary if it agrees to change CSIS's legislation.



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Feb 28, 2021

Sale to cosmetics giant Estée Lauder has some questioning whether Toronto's Deciem will change its foundation
Fans of affordable skincare around the world may be wondering what will happen to their favorite, low-priced brand, now that the successful Canadian maker of The Ordinary has been scooped up by Estée Lauder.



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Feb 28, 2021

Humboldt Broncos crash survivor Kaleb Dahlgren's memoir tells the story of a hockey life interrupted
Crossroads, a memoir by Kaleb Dahlgren, one of the survivors of the 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash, tells the story of a hockey career interrupted by one of the worst crashes in Saskatchewan's history.



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Feb 28, 2021

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. relations need to rebuild. Just how bad did it get with Trump?
When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting that relations between the two countries had taken a significant hit during the Trump administration. But just how bad did they get?



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Feb 28, 2021

How burnout, anxiety and depression led Nunavut's MP to value self-love
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq's advocacy for Nunavut led to burnout and depression. She speaks with Piya Chattopadhyay about her experience, what she has learned from it, and her hopes not only for the future of her home territory, but for the future of Canadian Parliament, too.



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Feb 27, 2021

New York governor accused of sexual harassment by 2nd former aide
A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.



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Feb 27, 2021

Being Black in Canada | Special presentation (2021)
What are the challenges facing Black Canadians amid the renewed movement to end anti-Black racism? In this Being Black in Canada special presentation hosted by CBC's Asha Tomlinson, we hear from Canadians, including artist Robert Small and activist Jesse Lipscombe, who are continuing their journey for social justice and are determined to effect long-lasting change.



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Feb 27, 2021

B.C. ski resort employee dies after getting stuck under snow groomer
RCMP say a 70-year-old employee of Mount Baldy Resort, near Oliver, B.C., died Friday afternoon after he got stuck under a snow groomer.



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Feb 27, 2021

Being Black in Canada | Special presentation
What are the challenges facing Black Canadians amid the renewed movement to end anti-Black racism? In this Being Black in Canada special presentation hosted by CBC's Asha Tomlinson, we hear from people who are continuing their journey for social justice and are determined to effect long-lasting change.



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Feb 27, 2021

Capt. Sir Tom Moore, who raised millions for charity, honoured with WWII plane flypast at funeral
A Second World War-era plane flew Saturday over the funeral service of Capt. Sir Tom Moore to honour the veteran who single-handedly raised millions of dollars for Britain's health workers by walking laps in his backyard.



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Feb 27, 2021

E-bikes that look like motorcycles take another hit in B.C. Court of Appeal decision
The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that e-bikes designed to look and function more like mopeds or scooters do not meet the province's definition of a motor-assisted cycle and therefore require a driver's licence, registration and insurance.



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Feb 27, 2021

P.E.I. reintroduces COVID-19 restrictions; variant cases in Canada top 1,000
More than 1,000 cases of coronavirus variants have been reported across Canada, the country's chief public health officer said on Saturday.



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Feb 27, 2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday
After a year of struggling to boost coronavirus testing, communities across the United States are seeing plummeting demand, shuttering testing sites or even trying to return supplies.



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Feb 27, 2021

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House passes $1.9T COVID-19 relief package
The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challenges to using the bill to raise the minimum wage.



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Feb 27, 2021

Saskatoon-area painter, sculptor selected to make official Disney artwork — from Moana to Mulan
Denyse Klette is the first Canadian artist to join Collectors Editions, which produces Disney Fine Art. So far, she has created artwork inspired by the movies Beauty and the Beast, Moana, Tangled, Frozen, The Lion King, Lilo & Stitch and Mulan, as well as the characters Mickey and Minnie Mouse.



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Feb 27, 2021

Hit with multiple crises, the shine comes off New York's governor
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo emerged as a national star during the early days of the pandemic for his informative and calming daily briefings. But the shine is wearing off as multiple scandals, stemming from missteps around nursing homes, are bringing renewed focus to a darker side of Cuomo's leadership style.



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Feb 27, 2021

He won an Emmy for his COVID performance. Now the critics are out for New York's governor
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo emerged as a national star during the early days of the pandemic for his informative and calming daily briefings. But the shine is wearing off as multiple scandals, stemming from missteps around nursing homes, are bringing renewed focus to a darker side of Cuomo's leadership style.



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Feb 27, 2021

'A need for speed': Sprint car racing brings Kanien'kehá:ka community together
Sprint car racing is a fast and dangerous sport that's brought together the community at Six Nations of the Grand River for decades. For the men and women racing these cars, it's more than a sport — it's a lifestyle.



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Feb 27, 2021

Facebook's action in Australia 'proves' the need for regulation, says Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault says he's not expecting pushback from Facebook as he moves ahead with proposed legislation that would force the company and other global online giants to pay Canadian news agencies for the content they use.



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Feb 27, 2021

As vaccine supply ramps up, provinces and territories fine-tune rollout plans
Vaccine deliveries are ramping up and Canadians everywhere are asking themselves the same questions: When will it be my turn? And how will I know?



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Feb 27, 2021

Trudeau's poll numbers took a hit over vaccine delays — but the Liberals escaped the worst
The prime minister's approval ratings have slipped but the Liberals still lead in the polls. And now more vaccines are on their way.



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Feb 27, 2021

There are new rules this tax season, courtesy of COVID-19. Here's what you need to know
This is going to be a tax season like no other. If you collected government benefits in 2020, you might end up owing more money than in previous years. However, if you spent part of the year working from home, you could wind up with a bigger refund than usual.



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Feb 27, 2021

Why we need to rethink COVID-19 risk as the weather warms up
Experts say we need to shift our messaging and set out realistic parameters for socializing safely over the next few months or risk losing the room — or worse, pushing people to more dangerous behaviour.



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Feb 26, 2021

Lady Gaga's dogs returned unharmed after they were abducted at gunpoint
Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said.



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Feb 26, 2021

German radio station apologizes after host compares K-pop band BTS to coronavirus
A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice of words had gone too far but was in no way meant to be "hurtful or racist."



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Feb 26, 2021

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic for Feb. 26




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Feb 26, 2021

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic for March 1




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Feb 26, 2021

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic for March 2




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Feb 26, 2021

Mass COVID-19 testing clinics in Summerside, P.E.I., this weekend for all aged 14 to 29
Everyone from age 14 to 29 in the city of Summerside, P.E.I., is being urged to get tested immediately for COVID-19, whether or not they have any symptoms. The news came Friday afternoon in a rare second briefing in one day from Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison.



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