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P.E.I. has 3 new COVID-19 cases, 1 tied to long-term care home

Prince Edward Island’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison says the province has three new cases of COVID-19. One is a man in his 50s,…

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It’s time to rethink police wellness checks, mental health advocates say

Living with bipolar disorder for 25 years has led Bill Pringle to dark places. Along the way, he said he has gained insight into how police handle mental health…

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‘National interest’ and ‘risk mitigation’ paved way for Blue Jays to train in Toronto

Canada’s Public Health Agency (PHAC) says robust measures taken by Major League Baseball to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is what led the government to…

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Fewer than 10% of police watchdog investigations in Canada end in charges against officers, analysis finds

An analysis of data from civilian police watchdogs in Canada shows that most of their investigations do not result in charges against officers. Charges were…

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Iran dumps Flight 752 investigator after he suggests Tehran kept airspace open to conceal ‘imminent’ attack

A newly released audio recording suggests Iran’s highest authorities allowed commercial airliners to fly in and out of Tehran during the period of intense military…

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Ontario deploys emergency management team to Windsor-Essex due to agri-farm COVID-19 outbreak

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has confirmed that the province’s emergency management team has been deployed to Windsor-Essex.  “It’s all hands on deck,” he said, during…

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After investing billions in project, Kenney marks start of Keystone XL construction in Alberta

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney marked the start of construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in the province on Friday, in the small town of Oyen….

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RCMP to give update on CAF member arrested on Rideau Hall grounds

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police will give an update this morning on the arrest of the Canadian Armed Forces member who gained access to the…

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Why Indigenous architecture is ‘a positive force that supports nature’

Hello, Earthlings! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign…

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White-throated sparrows change their tune from 3 notes to 2

White-throated sparrows are changing their tune — an unprecedented development scientists say has caused them to sit up and take note. Ken Otter, a biology…

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