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Doctor warns that 200 surgeries a day are being cancelled in Saskatchewan

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The decision to cut back on some non-emergency services in Saskatchewan means that people like Laura Weins and Graham Dickson’s 11-month-old daughter Helen are missing out on treatments and tests and waiting in limbo.

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Rugby Canada details high-performance program review sparked by women’s 7s complaints

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Rugby Canada has fleshed out details of its high-performance program review, which was triggered by complaints from the women’s sevens team.

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Canada’s Henderson 5 shots off lead at Founders Cup as darkness suspends play again

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Jin Young Ko had a three-stroke lead with four holes left Friday when second-round play in the LPGA Tour’s Cognizant Founders Cup was suspended because of darkness. Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., shot a 1-under 70 and sits five strokes back of the lead entering the weekend.

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Correa, Alvarez power Astros past White Sox to gain foothold in ALDS

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Carlos Correa hit a two-run double during Houston’s five-run seventh inning, and the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Friday for a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.

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U.S. to accept international travellers inoculated with WHO-approved vaccines

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The United States will accept international visitors inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines authorized by U.S. regulators or the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

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Raptors, Maple Leafs, Senators cleared by province to host full-capacity crowds

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The NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators and the NBA’s Toronto Raptors will be able to play in front of full arenas of fans when their seasons start later this month, Ontario Sports Minister Lisa MacLeod announced Friday.

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Statement by the Deputy Prime Minister on new international tax reform agreement 

Today, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced that 136 countries, including Canada, have agreed on the elements of the landmark two-pillar plan on international tax reform. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, today issued the following statement:

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Remarks by the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the United Nations Security Council Arria-formula meeting on Belarus

Human rights violations and aggression being committed by Belarusian officials are completely unacceptable. That is why Canada was among the first countries to impose sanctions against the Lukashenka regime.

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NFL reacts to ‘appalling, abhorrent’ email comment from Raiders coach Jon Gruden

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The NFL reacted strongly and quickly Friday to a report that Jon Gruden used a racist comment about NFL Players Association leader DeMaurice Smith in an email 10 years ago.

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Minister orders probe after ex-officer accused of sexual misconduct gets job at naval base

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The Minister of National Defence has ordered a review into the rapid release of a former navy commander who was under investigation for sexual misconduct and is now working as a civilian at the exact same navy base in Halifax.

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As Canadian soccer thrives, the sport reckons with a deep failure

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CBC Sports’ daily newsletter looks back at a complicated week for Canadian soccer fans, who are seeing their national teams take off at the same time that the sport reckons with its shameful treatment of women players.

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Residential school survivors saddened to hear Wilson-Raybould not consulted on compensation case in 2015

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Residential school survivors say they’re saddened to hear Canada’s first Indigenous justice minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, wasn’t consulted on the government’s decision to end its legal effort to make the Catholic Church pay millions in compensation it had promised to survivors.

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Despite death threats, B.C. politician with COVID-19 vaccine message says he won’t back down

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A longtime member of the Opposition B.C. Liberals says the “Alberta influence” is a factor in a part of B.C. where intensive care units can’t accommodate the influx of COVID-19 patients.

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RCMP union warns Mounties of consequences if they don’t get vaccinated

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The RCMP’s union says that while it still supports a Mountie’s right to refuse vaccination, it also wants officers to be aware of the consequences of that choice.

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No decision yet on whether Chelsea Manning can visit Canada

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Notorious U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning will have to wait until the new year to find out if she is allowed to enter Canada.

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Invitation to James Webb Space Telescope launch in Baltimore and French Guiana

The James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful space telescope ever built, is targeted to launch on December 18, 2021 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Media are invited to register their interest to attend the launch.

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Minister Ng to attend G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will deliver remarks at the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting in Sorrento, Italy, on October 11 and 12, 2021.

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Canadian basketball star Kia Nurse out for season with torn ACL in right knee

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Canadian women’s basketball star Kia Nurse will miss the remainder of the 2021 WNBA season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.

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Biden won’t block White House records sought by Jan. 6 committee despite Trump’s objections

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U.S. President Joe Biden is not asserting executive privilege over a tranche of documents sought by a House committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, setting up a showdown with former president Donald Trump.

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Doctor who says he gave ivermectin to rural Alberta COVID-19 patients triggers AHS warning

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A doctor who was filling in at a rural Alberta hospital says he treated three COVID-19 patients with ivermectin, triggering a warning from Alberta Health Services about the dangers of the controversial drug. 

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Canada’s golden stars Christine Sinclair, Ashley Lawrence and Jessie Fleming nominated for Ballon d’Or

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Canadians Christine Sinclair, Ashley Lawrence and Jessie Fleming are up for the Ballon d’Or, presented to the world’s top soccer player.

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Lane reduction and closure on J.C. Van Horne Bridge

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane reduction and a full bridge closure on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for repair work.

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Canada has donated over 750,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses internationally since late summer

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Canada donated over three-quarters of a million doses of its surplus AstraZeneca vaccines to Caribbean and South American countries over the last two months, and plans to donate more doses from its stockpile of mRNA vaccines in the coming weeks.

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Keegan Messing misses podium, but captivates roaring audience at Finlandia Trophy

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Canada’s Keegan Messing finished fourth at the Finlandia Trophy event in Espoo, Finland on Friday in his first international competition of the season.

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Nearly 140 countries agree on global minimum corporate tax rate

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Under the agreement announced Friday, countries would enact a global minimum corporate tax of 15 per cent on the biggest, internationally active firms, reaping an estimated $150 billion US for government coffers once implemented.

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Are celebrity tourists eclipsing the real science done in space?

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Captain Kirk may really be going to space, but he’s not doing the real exploration, writes Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald.

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on October 8, 2021

On October 8, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.

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Lane closure on Chaudiere Crossing

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists, pedestrians and cyclists that there will be a lane closure on the Union Bridge of the Chaudiere Crossing for repair work.

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Jason Dickinson brings quiet leadership, passion for social justice to Canucks

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Vancouver Canucks centre Jason Dickinson, who recently signed a US$7.95-million contract with the team, remains willing to voice his opinion in a sport where that’s not historically been the case.

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Gas detected in downtown Wheatley, Ont., 6 weeks after explosion

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Hydrogen sulphide gas has again been detected at the site of an explosion in downtown Wheatley, Ont., according to municipal officials, six weeks an explosion injured 20 people and has displaced many residents and business owners.

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Orlando Pride Goalkeeper Erin McLeod on the ‘systemic failure’ of the NWSL to protect its players

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CBC’s Anastasia Bucsis sits down with Olympian Erin McLeod in the wake of the Paul Riley sexual coercion allegations to discuss how the league failed its players, the systemic issues that allowed the abuse to take place, and what’s next for the league.

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Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Grande Cache Institution 

On October 5, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the grounds of Grande Cache Institution.

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New COVID-19 cases on a downward trend for first time in months

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The reproductive number of the coronavirus is below one, meaning infections are on a downward trend for the first time in months, according to federal modelling data.

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Philpot twins look pro-ready as Calgary Dinos eye Vanier Cup repeat

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To some observers, 21-year-old twins Jalen and Tyson Philpot are already men among boys in Canadian university sport, a pro-ready tandem as deadly as any other pair of receivers in the country.

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Google prohibits ads that promote or make money from climate change denial

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Google is cracking down on digital ads that promote climate change denial or make money from that kind of content, hoping to limit revenue for climate change deniers and stop the spread of misinformation on its platforms.

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Ontario students to get free menstrual products as part of deal with Shoppers Drug Mart

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The Ontario government says it has partnered with Shoppers Drug Mart to provide free menstrual products for the students across the province beginning this fall.

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Britain is suffering through a supply chain crisis. It likely won’t end any time soon

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Britain’s supply chain crisis has moved from petrol shortages to the agricultural sector, threatening food supplies in the run-up to Christmas as Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists the problems are overstated.

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Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: environmental group

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An environmental group says an exchange of coal exploration lease applications in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains suggests mining companies expect to be able to go ahead with their plans despite a provincial debate on the industry’s future.

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Serial domestic abuser from N.L. released from prison amid warnings he’s at high risk to reoffend

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A man with ties to Botwood, N.L., and a long history of domestic violence has been released from prison, despite an assessment that says he’s a high risk to reoffend.

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How a Mi’kmaw song ended up on an album by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma

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The song that has come to be known as an anthem for the Mi’kmaq is now a track on the latest album by cello virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma.

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Blast at Afghan mosque causes multiple deaths, witnesses and Taliban say

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A powerful explosion in a mosque frequented by a religious minority group in northern Afghanistan on Friday has left several casualties, witnesses and the Taliban’s spokesperson said.

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Canada’s economy cranked out 157,000 new jobs last month

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Canada’s economy added 157,000 new jobs last month, Statistics Canada says, enough to put employment back above where it was before the pandemic started.

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9 Things you need to know about the 2021-22 NHL season.

9 Things you need to know about the 2021-22 NHL season.

A new season is upon us, and Rob Pizzo gets you caught up on a very busy offseason.

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

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Australian doctors warned a too-rapid easing of COVID-19 curbs in Sydney could put pressure on health systems and risk lives, as the city prepares for key restrictions to be relaxed next week after more than 100 days in lockdown.

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Canada’s Pavan, Humana-Paredes remain undefeated at beach volleyball finals

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Canadian duo Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes continued their hot start with another straight-sets victory – their third of the event – at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals in Sardinia, Italy on Friday.

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Seal-mounted camera recovered after 3 years on N.S. ocean floor yields hours of video

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Scientists in Halifax have recovered a trove of research data lost on the ocean floor off Nova Scotia for 3½ years. The remarkable retrieval includes 19 hours of video from a camera attached to a grey seal that was lost in 2018 and dragged up in fishing gear this summer.

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Public Health Agency of Canada officials to hold a technical briefing on coronavirus disease in Canada

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update to be given by Public Health Agency of Canada officials at October 8, 2021 news conference.

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B.C. seniors call for COVID-19 boosters amid creeping death toll

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British Columbia’s top doctor has signaled third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine could be made more widely available in coming weeks, as breakthrough cases and subsequent deaths in the province continue to slowly climb.

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Questions on inflation, jobs and housing reveal U.S. concerns on Canadian recovery

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Amid longer lasting inflation, the potential fallout of a Canadian housing bubble and a slower path to jobs recovery, Tiff Macklem tries to reassure the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations that a few bumps won’t hurt Canada’s chances of recovering from the pandemic.

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Facebook’s bad week

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After a major outage and stinging whistleblower testimony, NPR technology reporter Bobby Allyn breaks down Facebook’s bad week.