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The second , a non profit group that promotes healthy living and typically ranks children s fitness levels, suggests many had poor activity levels during the COVID 19 pandemic. The report, released...
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OTTAWA—Canada’s doctors say the COVID 19 pandemic took a staggering toll on the health of Canadians, including those who didn’t contract it, with delayed surgeries and procedures costing thousands of lives...
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BRUSSELS The Omicron variant was already in the Netherlands when South Africa alerted the World Health Organization about it last week, Dutch health authorities said Tuesday, adding...
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SYDNEY The head of drugmaker Moderna said COVID 19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus as they have been previously,...
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Officials from the Junior A hockey league announced this past week that it has reached a partnership with the First Nation to stage a pair of upcoming regular season contests...
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A+ The emergence of a new COVID 19 variant has raised alarm across the world, with several countries swiftly moving to impose travel bans in an effort to clamp down on...
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Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Food bank usage in Ontario rose 10 per cent during the first year of the pandemic to the highest levels since...
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Northern Gateway Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Bird provided his School Operational Viability Report to the school board during the November 23 regular meeting. Each year, Bird provides a report on...
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A couple who broke out of an isolation hotel in the Netherlands have accused Dutch authorities of treating them in conditions worse than prison. Carolina Pimenta tested positive for Covid 19...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video call of the VTB Capital Russia Calling Investment Forum in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via...
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BAKU, Azerbaijan AP — A military helicopter crashed in Azerbaijan during a training flight on Tuesday, killing 14 people and wounding two more, Azerbaijani authorities said. The helicopter of Azerbaijan’s...
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BUDAPEST, Hungary AP — Hungary’s parliament authorized the government Tuesday to call a national referendum on LGBT issues, the latest in a series of steps by the country’s nationalist leaders...
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TORONTO Scotiabank raised its quarterly dividend Tuesday as it reported a fourth quarter profit that rose compared with a year ago and beat expectations. The first big Canadian bank to...
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OTTAWA The economy grew at an annual rate of 5.4 per cent in the third quarter of this year as COVID 19 restrictions eased and household spending rose, Statistics Canada...
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EDMONTON Alberta’s finance minister is expected to deliver some good news on the province’s budget today when he releases the second quarter update. Travis Toews says the economic outlook is...
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We had 20 cancellations over the weekend, mostly for Christmas parties. Customers were phoning to tell us they weren t sure what was going to happen in a few weeks...
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The touring three day festival will stop at the Six Nations Sports and Cultural Memorial Centre on Jan. 3, according to a media release from the elected council. We are so excited...
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WATFORD, England AP — Senegal could be without Ismaïla Sarr for the African Cup of Nations because the winger has a knee ligament injury. Sarr was hurt in Watford’s 4 1...
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MANCHESTER, England AP — Michael Carrick will lead Manchester United in the Premier League game against Arsenal on Thursday while manager Ralf Rangnick waits to secure a work visa. Carrick...
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“Jake played well but we had some ups and downs in the second period and it’s frustrating, ” said coach Dominique Ducharme. “We were not as sharp with the puck and...