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Hockey Night in Canada: Live streams on desktop & app

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CBC Sports will provide a live stream of Hockey Night in Canada games on Saturday, beginning with Ottawa vs. Toronto (7 p.m. ET) followed by Calgary vs. Edmonton (10 p.m. ET).

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Stronger fuel smell in water possible as flushing continues in Iqaluit, say officials

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Residents can expect to smell fuel in their water until at least Monday afternoon, and the odour may even get stronger, the city said in an short update Saturday.

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Lawsuits in U.S. demand unproven ivermectin for COVID-19 patients

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At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S. by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment despite a lack of conclusive evidence that it helps people with the virus.

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British political leaders pay tribute to slain MP David Amess

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IOC voices Olympic concern at FIFA’s biennial World Cup plan

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The International Olympic Committee cited clashes in the schedule with other sports and the men’s World Cup overshadowing women’s editions of the tournament when citing “concerns” about FIFA’s push for soccer World Cups every two years.

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British political leaders pay tribute to slain MP David Amess

Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson arrive at Leigh-on-Sea church

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Convicted killer Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, lawyer says

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Defence lawyer Dick DeGuerin said he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing positive for the coronavirus. DeGuerin said he didn’t know Durst’s condition and was trying to find out more details.

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Sunusi Ibrahim’s late goal leads CF Montreal to draw with Philadelphia Union

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Sunusi Ibrahim’s leaping header in the final minute kept CF Montreal’s playoff hopes alive in a 2-2 draw with the visiting Philadelphia Union on Saturday in Montreal.

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Pacioretty out of Golden Knights lineup week-to-week after breaking foot

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Vegas Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty is week-to-week with a fractured foot, says head coach Peter DeBoer. Sportsnet, however, reported he could be sidelined as many as six weeks after blocking a shot in Thursday’s loss to Los Angeles.

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College golf coach, ex-pro Casey Martin reportedly has right leg amputated

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Former PGA Tour pro Casey Martin, who won the right to use a golf cart in professional events, is now fighting to save his compromised leg.

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‘That was hell for us’: Former Canadian Forces contractor on his flight from Afghanistan, debate over aid

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An Afghan man who worked as a contractor with the Canadian Armed Forces is safe with his family in Pakistan, one of thousands who have fled the country now in desperate need of international economic support.

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‘No secrets’ between familiar foes Atlanta, Dodgers entering NLCS rematch

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Atlanta will host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 on Saturday at 8:08 p.m. ET, earning home-field advantage in the rematch of last year’s seven-game NLCS despite their opponent having a better regular-season record.

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Ombrelle Canada recalls sunscreen products due to elevated levels of benzene

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Ombrelle Canada has recalled a series of Ombrelle Garnier sunscreen products have due to elevated levels of benzene.

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Minister of National Defence, Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, participates in Rīga Conference 2021

Today, the Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, provided pre-recorded remarks during the Rīga Conference 2021

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Quebec nurses refuse mandatory overtime this weekend as pandemic adds to pressure

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Quebec’s largest nurses’ union says more than 30,000 of its members across the province are refusing mandatory overtime this weekend. The union says it formally notified provincial and regional health authorities on Friday.

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‘What just happened?’ Former Bloc candidate explains how it feels to lose by 12 votes

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Patrick O’Hara was driving home to Léry, Que. from Parliament Hill earlier this month when got the call telling him that he wouldn’t become a member of Parliament after all.

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Cap-strapped Maple Leafs sign university goalie to be back up Saturday vs. Senators

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University of Toronto goalie Alex Bishop is set to live out his dream as he’ll suit up as backup to Maple Leafs starter Jack Campbell on Saturday night against visiting Ottawa. Regular backup Petr Mrazek is nursing a groin injury and the team is facing a salary cap squeeze.

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Outgoing mayors of Edmonton and Calgary discuss time in office, relationship with province

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It’s the end of an era in Alberta, with voters in Calgary and Edmonton heading to the polls on Monday to elect new mayors for the first time in years.

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Daylight saving time referendum has special significance for one Alberta city

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On Monday, Albertans will be asked to decide if they want to adopt year-round Daylight Saving Time, eliminating the need to change clocks twice a year. The decision could have a big impact on Lloydminster, which straddles both provinces.

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This Vancouver man knows over 20 languages — and he’s sharing his secrets so you can learn more, too

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A Vancouver polyglot and popular YouTuber is teaching others his secret to learning a new language, after acquiring more than two dozen foreign languages for work and fun.

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9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

From 500 goals to 1000 points, there could be a lot of souvenir pucks saved by players this year.

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Netflix fires employee for disclosing financial information about Dave Chappelle special

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Netflix said Friday that it has fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s comedy special The Closer, which some condemned as being transphobic.

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Inside the colourful world of goalie-mask art

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Goalie masks boast some of the most beautiful and creative designs in sports — and it’s due in large part to the work of talented artists like Sylvie Marsolais of Sylabrush and Steve Nash of Eyecandy Air.

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New Zealand dispenses record number of COVID-19 vaccine doses at ‘Vaxathon’

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Health-care workers in New Zealand administered a record number of vaccine jabs Saturday as the nation held a festival aimed at getting more people inoculated against COVID-19.

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Support for long-term care homes in Ontario extended to manage COVID-19 outbreaks 

The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair, confirmed that the Government of Canada has approved an extension to a Request for Federal Assistance from the Province of Ontario to manage the COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care and retirement homes.

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‘Good desi girls don’t date’ — so where does that leave me?

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South Asian women — especially Muslim women like myself — experience love in constant dichotomies, writes Aysha Tabassum. When we’re abstinent, we’re being oppressed and making our parents proud. When we’re promiscuous, or even when we’re just falling in love, we’re both empowered and enslaved by internalized orientalism.

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Canadian government braces for surge in passport renewals ahead of U.S. border reopening

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The Canadian government still recommends against non-essential travel outside of the country because of the risk of contracting COVID-19 abroad and bringing it home. But with the U.S. border set to reopen to vaccinated travellers on Nov. 8, the federal government is preparing for a rise in demand for passport services.

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Family to sue N.S. government alleging negligence in engineer’s drowning

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Andrew Gnazdowsky died Oct. 16, 2020, while working at a dam in Sheet Harbour, N.S.

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NASA’s asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with lab-grown diamonds

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A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with diamonds Saturday morning on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids.

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QIPCO British Champions Day – Horse Racing on CBC

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The best horses and jockeys from across the globe head to Ascot Racecourse to compete in the nation’s most valuable raceday and the finale of the British Flat racing season.

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Where’s the line on who gets COVID booster shots?

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Many Canadians are wondering why more people are eligible for booster shots in countries like the U.S. and Israel. Immunologists and infectious disease experts say the guidelines in Canada make scientific sense.

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Pandemic brings new creativity and scaring tactics to haunts across Canada

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Halloween is back on, but the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing about changes in the haunt industry.

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Global tax accord could earn Canada up to $4.5 billion per year, says Freeland

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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada stands to make as much as $4.5 billion dollars a year through a landmark deal involving 136 countries that will require the world’s largest corporations to pay their fair share of taxes.

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Does the U.S. need a trillion-dollar coin?

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As another showdown over the debt ceiling looms, experts say the whole thing could be put to rest by simply minting a $1 trillion coin.

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Canadian politicians warn of political violence after U.K. MP is stabbed to death

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Shocked and saddened by the killing of a long-serving British MP on Friday, Canadian politicians say the threat of a similar incident in Canada appears to be growing.

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Searching for hope in midst of addictions and housing crises, Dryden, Ont., focuses on young people

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As the small Ontario city of Dryden deals with its growing addictions and homelessness crises, officials focus on creating connections for young people.

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9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

From 500 goals to 1000 points, there could be a lot of souvenir pucks saved by players this year.

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9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

From 500 goals to 1000 points, there could be a lot of souvenir pucks saved by players this year.

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9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

9 NHL records/milestones to watch for this season

From 500 goals to 1000 points, there could be a lot of souvenir pucks saved by players this year.

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Earthquake on Indonesia resort island Bali kills at least 3

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Three people were killed and another seven were injured when a moderately strong earthquake and an aftershock hit Indonesia’s resort island of Bali early Saturday.

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Correa, Altuve go deep as Astros slug past Red Sox for early ALCS lead

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Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate, tapping the spot on his wrist where a watch would be, after hitting a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning that propelled the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener.

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Blue Bombers breeze past Elks to become 1st team to clinch playoff spot

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Zach Collaros threw two touchdown passes as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Edmonton Elks 26-16 on Friday night to become the first CFL team to clinch a playoff berth.

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon write first film together since Good Will Hunting

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon write first film together since Good Will Hunting

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Nicole Holofcener teamed up to write up the new historic epic, “The Last Duel,” and talk to Andrew Chang about what’s changed with women’s rights and what hasn’t.

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Albertans to vote on keeping daylight savings time year-round

Albertans to vote on keeping daylight savings time year-round

Daylight Saving Time is on the ballot for Alberta’s upcoming municipal elections. Voters will decide whether to switch to permanent daylight time, a switch which some experts are warning against.

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Sky stomp Mercury to reach cusp of 1st title in franchise history

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Kahleah Copper scored 20 of her 22 points in the first half and Chicago used a dominant defensive effort to reach a record rout of the Phoenix Mercury 86-50 on Friday night, moving the Sky one victory away from the franchise’s first WNBA title.

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Iqaluit drinking water confirmed to be contaminated with fuel

Iqaluit drinking water confirmed to be contaminated with fuel

The results of water quality testing in Iqaluit show ‘exceedingly high concentrations of various fuel components’ and the contaminated tank has been isolated. Tap water in the city is still deemed unsafe for consumption, leaving residents in long lines for clean water and waiting for more bottled water shipments.

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Canucks thwart late comeback to outlast Flyers in shootout for 1st win of season

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Elias Pettersson and J.T. Miller scored shootout goals and Vancouver scored four times in the second period to lead the Canucks past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Friday night.

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U.S. offers to compensate families of Afghans killed in botched drone strike

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The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched U.S. drone attack in Afghanistan in August in the final days before American troops withdrew from the country.

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Suspect in custody after 4 injured in random violent attacks in downtown Calgary

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Calgary police have a suspect in custody after four people were injured in a series of random attacks in the downtown core early Friday morning that sent three victims to hospital.

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Senior military official steps aside months after start of sexual misconduct investigation

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The Canadian Armed Forces’ commander of military personnel is under investigation for sexual misconduct and has stepped aside from the role.