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Koepka, DeChambeau to settle beef on golf course in next edition of ‘The Match’

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After butting heads in a dispute driven largely on social media for the better part of two years, Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau will face each other in the latest edition of “Capital One’s The Match” the day after Thanksgiving at Wynn Golf Course on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Elvis Stojko’s $6.5M life insurance policy on his parents ended up in a tax haven, leaked files show

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The Pandora Papers reveal that former world figure skating champ Elvis Stojko had a multimillion-dollar insurance policy in a trust in Belize. He says it’s the first he’s hearing that his money went there.

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Lehner encouraged about possibility for change after meeting with NHL, NHLPA

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Vegas goaltender Robin Lehner said Tuesday he is encouraged about inciting change in hockey after having conversations with the NHL and NHL Players’ Association about concerns he voiced on social media over the weekend.

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Pipeline in California oil spill split open, dragged along ocean floor, authorities say

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The pipeline that leaked more than 550,000 litres of oil into the water off Southern California was split open and apparently dragged along the ocean floor, according to state authorities.

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Google agrees to government request to pull ads linking to fake travel sites

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Google yesterday agreed to a request from the Government of Canada and changed the results that appear when travellers coming to Canada search for the ArriveCan app — an effort to protect travellers from paying unnecessary fees to phoney websites.

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What’s at stake for Canada’s top tennis players at the ‘5th Slam’

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CBC Sports’ daily newsletter previews the prestigious Indian Wells tennis event, where one Canadian made a big splash two years ago and others are hoping to follow suit.

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COVID-19 vaccines to be mandatory for all public service employees in B.C.

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B.C. health officials are providing an update on COVID-19. CBC will carry it here live at 1:30 p.m.

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2 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League players charged with sexual assault

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Victoriaville Tigres players Nicolas Daigle and Massimo Siciliano, both 19, have been formally charged with sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident that occurred after the team won the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League title earlier this year.

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Hoilett, Wotherspoon to miss Canada’s World Cup qualifier due to quarantine rules

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Canada will be without forward Junior Hoilett and midfielder David Wotherspoon for Thursday’s CONCACAF World Cup qualifying game in Mexico because of the quarantine requirements following a visit to the country by British residents.

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Hemlock woolly adelgid confirmed detection in Fort Erie, Ontario

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) in Fort Erie, Ontario. This detection is outside of currently regulated areas for hemlock woolly adelgid in the province, which include the city of Niagara Falls and the township of Wainfleet.

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J’net Ayayqwayaksheelth named Director, Indigenous Relations and Community Engagement, at the National Film Board of Canada. New position to guide the NFB’s organizational transformation and the implementation. 

National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Chairperson Claude Joli-Coeur announced today that J’net Ayayqwayaksheelth (One who gives away and still stands tall) has been appointed as Director, Indigenous Relations and Community Engagement—a newly created NFB position based in Toronto, effective September 20, 2021.

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Cancellation of planned closure of Alexandra Bridge 

Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic from October 5th to October 18th from 7 pm to 6 am following the cancellation of a planned closure as part of the structural steel replacement project.

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Caster Semenya working on memoir about running success, experiences as intersex woman

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Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya is working on a book about her triumphs as a runner and her experiences as an intersex woman with naturally high testosterone levels, including her battles to be eligible for competition.

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1 dead after logging helicopter crashes on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast

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One person has died after a helicopter crashed into the ocean Monday on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast, according to the RCMP.

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‘He was my only supporter’: Mother testifies at inquest into Nunavut RCMP shooting

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Charles Qirngnirq was a hunter and a mechanic for his mother, Leona Qirngnirq, before he was shot by police in 2016. Lawyers at the inquest underway in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, intend to argue it was a homicide.

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Adele teases new single, and a potential album

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Adele is making a comeback — or at least, she seems to be hinting at one. On Tuesday morning, the British singer put out a short 20-second teaser for the upcoming song Easy On Me, to be released on Oct. 15.

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Risk of death more than 130% higher with delta variant than original COVID virus, research suggests

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A new study using Canadian data suggests the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus causes more serious disease and is associated with an increased risk of death compared to previous strains — dangers that are drastically reduced with vaccination.

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Erin O’Toole says he has enough Conservative caucus support to stay on as leader

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Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole said today he believes he has enough support from his party’s MPs to stay on as leader if he’s forced to go through a caucus leadership review.

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Canada’s Chief Veterinary Officer recognizes Canada’s veterinary community during Animal Health Week 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic underlines the importance of One Health, an approach that recognizes the connectedness of human health, animal health, and environmental health. During Animal Health Week, from October 3 to 9, 2021, the veterinary community is focusing on One Health and the integral role veterinarians play in protecting the health and safety of animals, people, and the environment.

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‘Horrific’ scene as Pet Save Sudbury rescues over 40 dogs in Innerkip, Ont., after owner’s death

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Rescue volunteers came upon a “gory” scene at a bungalow in the small Ontario community of Innerkip, about 50 kilometres northwest of London, where dozens of dogs had turned on each other after their owner died.

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After finding racism played a role in Joyce Echaquan’s death, Quebec coroner set to explain report

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Joyce Echaquan’s death in a Joliette, Que., hospital sparked outrage and protests last year. This morning, the coroner who presided over a three-week inquiry will explain her findings that racism and prejudice played a key role in her death.

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NWSL Players’ Association to issue demands after misconduct allegations against coach

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The National Women’s Soccer League Players’ Association said Wednesday’s games will be held as scheduled but their “demands will be forthcoming” after allegations of misconduct against former North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley.

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Canadian coach John Herdman sees an opportunity in tough stretch of World Cup qualifying matches

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John Herdman has never shrieked in the face of a challenge during his time as coach of both the Canadian women’s and men’s soccer teams. But his managerial acumen and reputation as a problem solver will face the ultimate test this month when the men’s side resumes its World Cup qualifying campaign this month.

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11 Mount Royal University students deregistered for not declaring vaccination status

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Nearly a dozen students at Mount Royal University in Calgary have been deregistered from classes by administration after refusing to say if they have had their COVID-19 shots.

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Canada’s hockey women drop Olympic prep opener to B.C. men’s junior A squad

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Sarah Fillier had the only goal for Canada’s women’s national hockey team in Monday’s 5-1 loss to the Trail Smoke Eaters on Monday in B.C. The women will play a Cranbrook men’s squad Tuesday as they continue their preparation for the Beijing Olympics.

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Facebook whistleblower to appear before U.S. Congress

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A former Facebook data scientist has stunned lawmakers and the public with revelations of the company’s awareness of apparent harm to some teens from Instagram and her accusations of dishonesty in its fight against hate and misinformation. Now she is coming before Congress.

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Ontario’s chief medical officer of health to make announcement on rapid tests and schools

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The Canadian Press reports that a government source with knowledge of the announcement but who was not authorized to speak publicly about it said it will be about rapid testing in schools.

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Player’s Own Voice podcast: Clara Hughes’ benefit through reflection

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Player’s Own Voice podcast meets with Clara Hughes, reminiscing on a stellar career and examining how heroic walking journeys are part adventure/part therapy.

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French clergy sexually abused over 200,000 children since 1950, probe finds

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French clergy have sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years, a major investigation released on Tuesday found, and its authors accused the Catholic Church of turning a blind eye for too long.

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Spanish volcano’s crater collapses, causing surge of lava

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Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma say they are tightening their surveillance of an erupting volcano, after part of the crater collapsed and unleashed a cascade of more liquid and faster-moving lava.

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Earthquakes rattle La Palma as new vent opens in volcano

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Two small earthquakes shook the Spanish island of La Palma on Monday and molten hot lava surged from La Cumbre Vieja volcano after a new vent opened. (Daniel Roca/The Associated Press)

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Study finds Dartmouth startup’s special paint cut fishing boat fuel costs by 20%

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A $2.4M study for Transport Canada found a new hull paint developed in Nova Scotia and used on fishing boats reduced fuel consumption by 20 per cent and lowered vessel noise by six to seven decibels.

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

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AstraZeneca has requested emergency use authorization from U.S. regulators for its new treatment to prevent COVID-19 for people who respond poorly to vaccines because of a weakened immune system.

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Nobel Prize for physics won by 3 scientists for discoveries in climate and complex physical systems

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The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists from Japan, Germany and Italy.

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The wild saga of Ozy Media

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New York Times journalist Ben Smith discusses his bombshell investigation into U.S. media organization Ozy Media and its defiant founder, Carlos Watson.

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Canadian government’s proposed online harms legislation threatens our human rights

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More can be done to limit the prevalence of harmful content online, but the proposed legislation reads as a collection of the worst policy ideas introduced around the world in the past decade, writes law and business student Ilan Kogan.

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University of Guelph alumni want fuller investigation into track program after coach fired for misconduct

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A group of University of Guelph track and field alumni want an investigation into what they say are systemic issues within the running program that came under public scrutiny following the firing of coach Dave Scott-Thomas in 2019 for misconduct. The Ontario school says it’s since brought in new policies to address issues.

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Herbert, Ekeler propel Chargers to win over Raiders

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Justin Herbert threw for three touchdowns, Austin Ekeler rushed for 117 yards and scored twice and the Los Angeles Chargers knocked the Las Vegas Raiders from the unbeaten ranks with a 28-14 victory Monday night.

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Former Canucks enforcer tweets about ‘insane’ amount of Toradol and Ambien he was given in NHL

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Tom Sestito was speaking out in support of Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner when he wrote about his own problems with a prescription pain killer and insomnia drug.

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Engvall scores twice as Maple Leafs top Senators in pre-season game

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Michael Amadio scored the game winner to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday in NHL pre-season action.

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Raptors return to Toronto for 1st time in 19 months with pre-season win over 76ers

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It might have been just a pre-season game, but to the Toronto Raptors and their fans, Monday night’s pre-season opener against the visiting Philadelphia 76ers felt like so much more.

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Military ‘tone-deaf’ to appoint general who supported sex offender to key role reviewing sexual misconduct

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Survivors of sexual assault and former soldiers say the Canadian military needs to explain why it has assigned a general who once wrote a positive reference letter for a sex offender to a key role examining sexual misconduct within the armed forces.

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Sask. pregnant woman dies from COVID-19 in Edmonton after emergency C-section

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Jennifer Rosebluff-Thomas died from COVID-19 in an Edmonton hospital after delivering a preterm baby at 29 weeks. The unvaccinated mother was unconscious during the emergency C-section and never held her newborn before she died.

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Minister Ng to attend OECD Ministerial Council and WTO Ministerial meetings in France 

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will deliver remarks at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Council Meeting and at an Australia-hosted World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Meeting in Paris, France on October 5 and 6, 2021. She also will convene a meeting of the Ottawa Group.

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With its latest rocket launch, Russia strives to shoot 1st movie in space

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The three-person crew destined for the International Space Station on Tuesday includes a Russian actor and director who will be shooting the first feature film in space — beating a NASA-led project that aims to do the same thing with Tom Cruise.