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Ticats eliminate Redblacks from playoff contention with lopsided victory

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Jeremiah Masoli threw two second-half TD passes as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated Ottawa 32-3 on Saturday to eliminate the Redblacks from playoff contention.

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Water purification unit and military personnel arrive in Iqaluit amid contamination crisis

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The Canadian Armed Forces said one reverse osmosis water purification unit landed in Iqaluit on Saturday, and another is expected to arrive on Sunday, as it responds to a request from the government of Nunavut to help provide residents with clean water.

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Steve Flesch takes lead at Dominion Energy Charity Classic

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Steve Flesch birdied the par-4 18th hole for a 5-under 67 and a two-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer and Steven Alker on Saturday in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three PGA Tour Champions playoff events.

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Canadian women’s soccer team kicks off Celebration Tour with victory over New Zealand

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The Canadian women’s soccer team kicked off its Celebration Tour in style Saturday with a 5-1 victory in a friendly against New Zealand at TD Place.

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Rust film crew voiced safety complaints before fatal shooting of cinematographer

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The gun used in a fatal shooting on a movie set in New Mexico earlier this week had been declared safe to use by a crew member just before it was discharged, court records show. The shooting happened hours after some workers walked off the job to protest safety conditions on set.

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Canada’s Brad Gushue posts quarter-final win to remain unbeaten at Masters

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Canada’s Brad Gushue and Scotland’s Bruce Mouat improved on their unbeaten records with quarterfinal victories on Saturday afternoon at the Masters. Fellow Canadians Jennifer Jones and Kerri Einarson reach women’s playoff round.

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Forge FC, HFX Wanderers FC play to goalless draw in CPL action

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Forge FC and the HFX Wanderers FC played to a 0-0 draw on Saturday in a Canadian Premier League matinee at Wanderers Grounds.

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Flames’ Lindholm caps hat trick with overtime one-timer in Washington

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Elias Lindholm completed his second career hat trick with a one-timer 2:46 into overtime, and the visiting Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Saturday.

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Senators blow 2-goal lead, have no answer for Chris Kreider in 2nd straight loss

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The New York Rangers scored three goals in the final six minutes of the game for a 3-2 comeback win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata, Ont.

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Jasmine Baird tops Canadian snowboarders with big air bronze medal in Switzerland

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Snowboarder Jasmine Baird began her World Cup season and quest to represent Canada at the Beijing Olympics in February with a podium finish in big air on Saturday in Chur, Switzerland.

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Jasmine Baird grabs 2nd career World Cup Big Air medal for Canada

Jasmine Baird grabs 2nd career World Cup Big Air medal for Canada

Jasmime Baird of Georgetown, Ont., scored 148.75 Saturday at the world cup big air event in Chur, Switzerland claiming a bronze medal .

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New film celebrates Montreal jazz legend Oscar Peterson

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Oscar Peterson: Black + White tells the story of how a working class Montrealer became an internationally renowned jazz musician and influenced other greats like Herbie Hancock and Billy Joel along the way.

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Jasmine Baird grabs 2nd career World Cup Big Air medal for Canada

Jasmine Baird grabs 2nd career World Cup Big Air medal for Canada

Jasmime Baird of Georgetown, Ont., scored 148.75 Saturday at the world cup big air event in Chur, Switzerland claiming a bronze medal .

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Edward Rogers’s attempt to name new directors goes against B.C. law, telecom says

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Rogers Communications says it rejected a move by former chair Edward Rogers to name a slate of new directors because it contravened laws in British Columbia.

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Turkey takes issue with Canadian ambassador, 9 others after calls to release jailed philanthropist

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An order to declare 10 foreign ambassadors persona non grata Saturday was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s response to last week’s diplomatic call for the release of philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala, jailed since 2017 without having been convicted of a crime.

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Canada’s Ideson, teammates falter late in wheelchair curling worlds opener

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Canada’s Mark Ideson dropped a 6-4 decision to American Matthew Thums in the opening game for both teams Saturday at the world wheelchair curling championship in Beijing.

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With more humpback whales in B.C. waters, entanglements are on the rise, too

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A team of highly specialized professionals take on the task of disentangling whales — but rely on the eyes and ears of the community to find animals that have been caught up in fishing gear.

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How Indigenous communities are working to boost COVID-19 vaccine rates

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Indigenous physicians say it’s key to recognize the history of colonialism and trauma that’s behind vaccine mistrust in some First Nations communities to boost COVID-19 vaccine rates.

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Canada’s privacy czar probing complaints about federal public service vaccination requirement

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Canada’s privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien said Friday his office had received a number of complaints about the government’s mandatory vaccination policy in the federal public service.

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Saudi-owned Premier League team Newcastle backtracks on clothing request to fans

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Newcastle has backtracked on its request for fans to stop wearing imitation Arab clothing to mark the purchase of the Premier League team by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.

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Falling for fall: Explore Canada amid its autumnal colours

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Fall is in full swing across Canada. Here’s a selection of fall foliage that CBC photographers, video producers and others have captured in recent days.

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Brazil’s Rebeca Andrade steals spotlight at gymnastics worlds, winning 2 medals

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Rebeca Andrade of Brazil added a world title to her Tokyo Olympic gold medal in vault and won a silver medal in uneven bars on Saturday at the gymnastics world championships in Kitakyushu, Japan.

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Italian far-right leader faces trial for refusing entry to migrants at sea

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Matteo Salvini, known for an ‘Italians first’ policy, is charged with kidnapping and abuse of office in connection with the illegal detention of 147 migrants aboard their rescue boat in August 2019.

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Bulk buying, couponing and urban farming: 3 ways of fighting high food prices

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Bulk buying, couponing and urban farming are three ways of fighting high food prices, tied to inflation. But experts say community organizations and individuals can’t solve the problem of hunger and poverty on their own.

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Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez, 32, fatally shot in Ecuador

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Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez, 32, was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said early Saturday. Quinonez became a national hero in 2012 when he reached the 200-metre final at the London Olympics, finishing seventh.

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Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez, 32, fatally shot in Ecuador

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Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez, 32, was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said early Saturday. Quinonez became a national hero in 2012 when he reached the 200-metre final at the London Olympics, finishing seventh.

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Canadian Forces personnel to help Saskatchewan with COVID-19 crisis

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Members of the Canadian Armed Forces will be deployed to Saskatchewan to help battle the province’s fourth wave of COVID-19, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said.

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Shiffrin edges Gut-Behrami to win World Cup skiing opener

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Mikaela Shiffrin won the season-opening women’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday in Austria, beating world champion Lara Gut-Behrami in a close fight for her 70th career victory.

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Toronto man celebrates 100th birthday by doing what he says keeps him young: dancing

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If you’ve ever wondered the secret to staying young, Harry Mitchell may be onto something. He’s celebrating his 100th birthday today. He’s survived cancer, a terrible accident, and COVID-19. He says his love for dancing has put him back on his feet through the tough times.

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Canada’s Sarault captures short track silver in at Beijing World Cup event

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Canada’s Courtney Sarault won a silver medal in the 1,500-metre final at the season opening World Cup short track speed skating event in Beijing on Saturday.

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Winnipeg makeup artist creates 31 days of spooky Halloween looks

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Maddy Harms, 21, has set out to create a Halloween-inspired makeup look every day in October.

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Murder trial hears secret audio of 2-day bush search for body of Sheree Fertuck

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Accused killer Greg Fertuck insisted to undercover police in 2019 that he dumped his dead wife’s body in a stand of poplars north of a gravel pit, even though he spent two days leading them on a fruitless search for her remains through rain, mud and thick bush.

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With patience and respect, Montreal doctor convinced vaccine-hesitant co-worker to get her shots

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Patient attendant turned to doctor for advice about vaccination but even once she had been persuaded, it took a month to take the leap and be inoculated.

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Why ‘waning immunity’ from COVID-19 vaccines isn’t as bad as it sounds

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Canadians concerned over waning immunity from COVID-19 vaccines, breakthrough infections and the need for booster shots in the general public could benefit from a dose of some important context.

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Why ‘waning immunity’ from COVID-19 vaccines isn’t as bad as it sounds

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Canadians concerned over waning immunity from COVID-19 vaccines, breakthrough infections and the need for booster shots in the general public could benefit from a dose of some important context.

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Trans rights? Yes. Toxic, in-your-face activism? No

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Conflicts between transgender and women’s rights do exist, but that doesn’t mean we should censor discussion and debate, writes Jessica Triff.

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The House of Commons vaccine rule puts O’Toole in an awkward spot

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The House of Commons is a workplace unlike any other. But the sandstone walls of Parliament are not immune to the reality of a global pandemic. So sooner or later, the House was going to face the same issue now confronting every other institution and establishment in the country: whether to require that its occupants be vaccinated and what the consequences of such a requirement might be.

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Taliban vowed to respect rights of girls and women, but many can no longer attend school

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It’s been more than a month since the Taliban forbid Afghan girls in grades higher than six from going to school. The Taliban called it a temporary measure, but fears among Afghan women are growing that the harsh rule of the 1990s is again taking hold.

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Canadian held in ‘horrific’ Cuban prison being denied consular visits

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Michael Carey Abadin, 19, who holds Canadian citizenship, is in a Cuban jail accused of throwing a rock through the window of a police car during pro-democracy protests. His mother says he has contracted COVID, hepatitis and herpes and appears to be in poor shape. Cuba has denied Canada consular visits.

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B.C. program wants you to help tackle the climate crisis — on your street

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A Vancouver-based climate change workshop is empowering ordinary citizens to take climate action in their own neighbourhood. The program aims to bridge the gaps between complex science, distant policy making and individual climate action.

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Recess is serious business, and it’s getting neglected in the pandemic, researcher says

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In our zeal to help children catch up academically after learning remotely during parts of the pandemic, and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 at schools, a leading researcher says we may be neglecting the most important subject of all — recess.

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Pfizer releases clinical trial data for COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

Pfizer releases clinical trial data for COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

Pfizer publicly released data from its coronavirus vaccine trial appearing to show that it’s both safe and effective for children aged five to 11. But that data is now being reviewed by regulators, and parents want to carefully weigh the risks.

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Oilers remain undefeated, handing Golden Knights 3rd consecutive loss

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Zack Kassian scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Friday night in Las Vegas.

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Canadian ski resorts struggle to hire enough workers ahead of season

Canadian ski resorts struggle to hire enough workers ahead of season

Ski resorts across Canada are struggling to find enough specialized workers and hospitality employees to be able to run at full capacity this winter. With their reliance on foreign workers, and those workers being unable to get visas in time, they are not able to employ as many people as they need to.

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FDA says kid-sized Pfizer vaccine doses appear highly effective, safe

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U.S. health regulators say kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the country weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters.

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Canadian ski resorts struggle to hire enough workers ahead of season

Canadian ski resorts struggle to hire enough workers ahead of season

Ski resorts across Canada are struggling to find enough specialized workers and hospitality employees to be able to run at full capacity this winter. With their reliance on foreign workers, and those workers being unable to get visas in time, they are not able to employ as many people as they need to.

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What supply chain shortages look like for two Canadians

What supply chain shortages look like for two Canadians

Ian Hanomansing talks to two Canadians experiencing supply chain shortages about what it means for their own business and for consumers.

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Astros hold off Red Sox to secure 2nd World Series berth in 3 years

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Rookie Luis Garcia showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the World Series, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Friday night in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series.

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Alouettes roll through Argos behind 2nd quarter outburst, dominant defensive play

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The Alouettes scored three touchdowns in the second quarter, then held on to beat The Toronto Argonauts 37-16 in Montreal on Friday night.

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ROC pairs dominate short program at Skate America

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Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov had the top score in the pairs short program with 80.36 points, followed by compatriots Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitriy Kozlovskiy at 75.43 on Friday night at Skate America.