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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stepped to a podium at the end of December, flanked by a pair of Union Jacks and bearing some game changing pandemic news. “I was briefed...
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A+ Hadija Rutter first came to Canada in 1999 filled with the excitement and butterflies that often accompany 18 year old, first year university students now far from home. But Rutter had travelled...
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CHARLOTTETOWN Just west of downtown Charlottetown, a trio of modern provincial government buildings sit next to a large parking lot. Off to the side, there’s a small, teardrop shaped pond, the...
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Premier Dennis King says the spring session will include the 2021 22 operating budget and that the government plans to introduce about 20 pieces of legislation. King says much of the...
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Vancouver’s city council has approved a plan to create and fund a new small park where people can drink legally in the Downtown Eastside. The move comes as two well used...
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Despite various changes in how the province releases information about COVID 19 cases in schools, parents still aren’t satisfied with the data being made public. Halfway through the academic year, families...
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A+ The passing of time has helped Jay Sharrers reconsider his part in breaking a colour barrier in professional hockey . Sharrers held a position of authority over athletes and coaches,...
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Provincial police demonstrated life saving measures when falling through ice at Lower Reach Park in Smiths Falls last week, on Friday, Feb. 18. After a hole was cut into the ice,...
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There’s a special recipe for “meat counter economics” that’s simmering across grocery stores in Canada. The not so secret ingredient COVID 19. Leading food economists believe spiralling pricing and consumption trends won’t just last...
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A remote First Nation in Northern Ontario has declared a state of emergency for its off reserve members in Thunder Bay after an outbreak among them in the city, where COVID 19...
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Timmins MPP Gilles Bisson hosted a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday evening to allow the public to discuss how they’ve been dealing with the COVID 19 pandemic and everything relating...
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A+ You may need to ease up on your gas pedal on Saskatoon residential streets, as the City is reviewing speed limits. The City has been conducting neighborhood traffic reviews...
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Karen Knox remembers that the adventure filled bike rides from her family’s cottage on Big Straggle Lake to Agnew’s General Store on Allen Lake in Harcourt Park began in the mid 1960s,...
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A+ More than 40 per cent of long term care residents in the province have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus , according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority . Ninety one of...
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Participating pharmacies in Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary will now be able to schedule COVID 19 immunization appointments for Albertans aged 75 and older. In a Tuesday press conference, Health Minister...
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_ Canada 855, 126 confirmed cases 30, 393 active, 802, 926 resolved, 21, 807 deaths .The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 2, 863 new cases Wednesday. The rate of...
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HARRIGAN COVE – Back in the day when Garnet Snow fished for a living to provide for his wife and five children, he fished alone. He paid 25 cents for...
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A former Alberta teacher recently charged with 17 sexual offences against students was found dead on Quadra Island in B.C. on Monday. Michael Andreassen Gregory, 57, is accused of sexually...
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Lac La Biche RCMP have charged two men, including an Anzac man police accuse of ramming their vehicles, after trying to serve a warrant. At 1 p.m. on Feb. 21,...
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Many B.C. teachers and parents are incredulous the province isn’t mandating masks in classrooms, especially as new COVID 19 variants begin to crop up in school settings. Over the weekend, health...