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Inbee Park, Jin Young Ko tied for lead entering final around at ShopRite LPGA Classic

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Inbee Park birdied three of her last five holes to match Jin Young Ko with a 6-under 65 and the leave two top South Koreans in the world tied for the lead Saturday in the ShopRite LPGA.

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Military nurses to land in Alberta Monday to ease health-care strain from COVID-19

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Military medical personnel are expected to arrive in Alberta Monday to help ease the strain on hospitals caused by COVID-19, the federal government announced Saturday.

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Blue Jays dominate Orioles to keep post-season dreams alive

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Teoscar Hernandez, George Springer, Bo Bichette and Danny Jansen jacked long balls to set a club record for homers in a season and keep the Blue Jays playoff hopes persistent on the eve of the final day of the regular season.

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FC Edmonton ties Valour FC on Ongaro’s 2nd-half goal

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Easton Ongaro scored for the second consecutive game to lift FC Edmonton to a 1-1 draw with Valour FC in the Canadian Premier League on Saturday. Moses Dyer connected on a penalty shot in the 14th minute to give Valour an early lead.

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Government of Canada to assist Alberta with COVID-19 response

Today, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair, confirmed that the Government of Canada has received additional information from the Province of Alberta on the additional medical personnel needed to combat the fourth wave of COVID-19 across the province

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Abortion rights advocates march across U.S., Canada to protest restrictive laws

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Women’s rights advocates will join 660 marches planned around the United States on Saturday to protest against recent efforts to restrict abortion access, including a new Texas law that bans abortions after about six weeks.

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Mercury’s closeup: European-Japanese space mission returns its 1st photos of planet

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A joint European-Japanese spacecraft got its first glimpse of Mercury as it swung by the solar system’s innermost planet while on a mission to deliver two probes into orbit in 2025.

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Scaled-down Osheaga festival kicks off in Montreal, much to music-lovers’ delight

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The Osheaga music festival is back after a long absence due to COVID-19 restrictions. This year’s event is a much more subtle affair, though fans in attendance are just happy to be able to gather and experience live music again.

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Days of rage: Angry voters brought new tensions to the 2021 campaign trail

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Scott Simms ran in seven federal elections, winning six of them. And while he came to terms fairly easily with his 264-vote loss on September 20, the long-time Liberal MP is having a harder time accepting the anger he experienced on the campaign trail in his largely rural riding in central Newfoundland.

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Pfizer submits preliminary data to Health Canada for kids COVID-19 vaccine trial

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Pfizer has submitted preliminary data on its trial for a COVID-19 for kids to Health Canada.

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Floating garbage bins help collect trash from Vancouver’s waterways

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Stationary cleaning machines called seabins, managed by the Fraser Riverkeepers, are collecting debris and garbage from Vancouver’s False Creek.

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Canadian ISIS fighter charged in U.S. with supporting terrorist group

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A leading Islamic State media figure and foreign fighter has been charged in U.S. federal court in Virginia with conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization resulting in death, federal officials said Saturday.

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Abortion rights advocates march across U.S. to protest restrictive laws

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Women’s rights advocates will join 660 marches planned around the United States on Saturday to protest against recent efforts to restrict abortion access, including a new Texas law that bans abortions after about six weeks.

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Canada’s Amar Dhesi falls short at wrestling world championships in Norway

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Canadian freestyle wrestler Amar Dhesi’s bid at the senior world championships was cut short Saturday with an 8-3 loss in his opening match to American Nicholas Gwiazdowski in Oslo, Norway.

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The fight to free the Michaels: Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. describes the months before their release

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About a month before two Canadians detained in China were flown home in a sudden move that stunned observers of Canada-China relations, Beijing was sending signals to Canadian diplomats that it was moving closer to a resolution on the file.

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Garbage, safety among complaints to city about Halifax homeless encampments, documents show

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Garbage and safety were among the concerns about homelessness raised by callers to 311 before the eviction of homeless people from parks in August.

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Supply chain crunch could threaten holiday wish lists

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Retailers are warning of inventory shortages closer to the holidays amid ongoing problems in manufacturing and shipping due to the pandemic.

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Majority of last 100,000 COVID-19 deaths in U.S. were in the unvaccinated, researcher says

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As the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 700,000 late Friday, an infectious disease expert said it’s safe to say that at least 70,000 of the last 100,000 such deaths were in unvaccinated people.

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Why some first responders want to change the drone rules — and why not everyone agrees

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In 2019, the federal government adopted regulations to govern the use of drones in Canadian airspace. Now there’s a push to update those rules and fly drones beyond a human’s range of eyesight — but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea.

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2021 OUA Panda Game on CBC: Ottawa Gee-Gees vs Carleton Ravens

2021 OUA Panda Game on CBC: Ottawa Gee-Gees vs Carleton Ravens

After a nearly two year hiatus, the Ottawa Gee-Gees take on the Carleton Ravens for this classic gridiron rivalry.

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Relatives of Black players on Ontario baseball team that broke barriers taking to the field in their honour

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Thirteen years before Jackie Robinson broke the colour barrier in the MLB, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first baseball team with Black players to compete in a championship in Ontario. Now, descendants of the players are taking to the field in their honour.

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2021 Skate Ontario Sectional Series September Hub Event on CBC: DAY 4

2021 Skate Ontario Sectional Series September Hub Event on CBC: DAY 4

Ontario’s best figure skaters take to the ice for the 2021 Skate Ontario Sectional Series September Hub Event.

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Controversial Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement from politics

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is backing out of an announced plan to run for vice-president in next year’s elections and will retire from politics after his term ends.

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Online offers of fake documents show it’s time for a national vaccination passport: NDP critic

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The NDP’s health critic is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to act quickly to introduce a single, secure, national proof of vaccination after CBC News reported that cybercriminals are offering to sell fake Canadian provincial vaccination certificates online.

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Coroner’s report on Joyce Echaquan’s death adds pressure on Quebec premier to acknowledge systemic racism

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Experts from within and without Indigenous communities say the coroner’s report into Joyce Echaquan’s death validates what they’ve been saying for years: that systemic racism in Quebec health care must be acknowledged and addressed.

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China sentenced Canadian Robert Schellenberg to die. Will Meng Wanzhou’s release spare his life?

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The resolution of the extradition case against Meng Wanzhou raises questions about the legal fate of Canadian Robert Schellenberg, who many believe was sentenced to death in China as retaliation for the Huawei executive’s arrest.

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Alberta acted like the pandemic was over. Now it’s a cautionary tale for Canada

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The COVID-19 situation in Alberta has gone from bad to worse — providing a cautionary tale for the rest of Canada on how a string of bad policy decisions, low vaccination rates and a failure to act quickly are a recipe for disaster. 

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B.C. expands mask mandate in schools to include kindergarten to Grade 3 after community outcry

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The mask mandate for schools in B.C. is being expanded to include staff and students in kindergarten to Grade 3 as of Monday, provincial officials announced Friday after three school districts made their own decisions to tighten the rules.

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Collaros-Lawler connection helps Blue Bombers beat Lions for 4th straight win

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Zach Collaros threw for a monstrous 417 yards Friday and led the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a dominant 30-9 win over the B.C. Lions in Vancouver.

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Taiwan angry after China sends 38 fighter planes toward island

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Taiwan has sharply criticized China after Beijing marked the founding of the People’s Republic of China with the largest-ever incursion by the Chinese air force into the island’s air defence zone.

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Business owners on what’s it’s been like with vaccine passports

Business owners on what’s it’s been like with vaccine passports

Ian Hanomansing talks to three business owners from across Canada about their experiences with the implementation of a vaccine passport.

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Jesse Wente on reconciliation, racism and his new memoir

Jesse Wente on reconciliation, racism and his new memoir

The National speaks with Jesse Wente, the first Indigenous chair of the Canada Council for the Arts, about his new book Unreconciled. Part memoir, part manifesto, Wente explores the flawed concept of reconciliation, digs into his family history and shares his own struggle with identity and racism.

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Blue Jays fend off late charge from Orioles to keep playoff hopes alive

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Steven Matz pitched a strong seven-plus innings for his team-leading 14th win and got enough run support Friday as the Toronto Blue Jays kept their playoff hopes alive, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4.

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Senators’ young stars lead the way in rout of Canadiens

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Ottawa’s youth movement paced the Senators to a 7-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens in pre-season hockey Friday.

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Zalatoris sets course record to share lead as Canada’s Sloan lurks at Sanderson Farms

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Will Zalatoris felt like he couldn’t miss on the green and rarely did Friday in setting the course record with an 11-under 61 to share the lead with Nick Watney and Sahith Theegala in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Canada’s Roger Sloan is alone in sixth, two shots back of the leaders.