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CBC Nunavut’s live election results coverage begins at 9 ET

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Joanna Awa hosts our live election special in Inuktitut and English. The show starts at 9 p.m. ET, when the polls close in western Nunavut.

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Rare ‘weather bomb’ hits B.C.’s South Coast, Vancouver Island

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A historic storm created powerful winds on Vancouver Island and B.C.’s South Coast on Sunday and continued through Monday, leaving thousands without power and travellers scurrying to rebook ferries. 

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A new job for Sajjan and some new faces — here’s what to expect when Trudeau names his next cabinet

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Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is expected to be among numerous cabinet ministers headed to new jobs when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reveals the makeup of his next cabinet tomorrow.

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A new job for Sajjan and some new faces — here’s what to expect when Trudeau names his next cabinet

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Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is expected to be among numerous cabinet ministers headed to new jobs when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reveals the makeup of his next cabinet tomorrow.

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Sask. continues sending COVID-19 patients to Ont., with transfer total to hit 19 Wednesday

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The latest figures come from an internal memo prepared by the Ontario Critical Care COVID Command Centre and obtained by CBC News.

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Hertz to buy 100,000 Teslas for its rental fleet by next year

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Hertz announced Monday that it will buy 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, one of the largest purchases of battery-powered cars in history.

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U.S. lays out new rules for international tourists arriving by air

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The Biden administration detailed new international COVID-19 air travel polices for the United States Monday, including exemptions for kids and new federal contact tracing requirements.

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Facebook is in for a rough week, but its latest financial results show it’s still raking in the cash

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Facebook posted quarterly results on Monday that showed the social media giant is making more money than ever, even as its critics have never been louder.

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Remarks by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance on targeted COVID-19 support measures to create jobs and growth

When the COVID-19 crisis hit, our government rapidly rolled out a number of broad-based programs to respond to our country’s greatest economic shock since the Great Depression. The objective was straightforward: to prevent, insofar as possible, economic scarring and help workers and employers get through the pandemic and the restrictions it provoked. These programs have been a lifeline for workers and businesses across the country. They have protected millions of jobs, and helped hundreds of thousands of Canadian businesses keep going through the worst days of the pandemic.

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Winter Olympics watch: Who’s up and who’s down after the first big weekend

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CBC Sports’ daily newsletter goes through the most interesting performances by Beijing Olympic contenders over the weekend, including the end of Nathan Chen’s winning streak.

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4 Alberta doctors launch lawsuit over mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy

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Four Alberta doctors are suing the provincial health authority and its president over its mandatory workplace COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. joins Mariners ownership group

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Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. is investing in the Seattle Mariners in a way he never has before. He’ll be part of the ownership group going forward, the team announced Monday.

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Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. joins Mariners ownership group

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Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. is investing in the Seattle Mariners in a way he never has before. He’ll be part of the ownership group going forward, the team announced Monday.

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With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions

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As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia’s hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a desperate attempt to try to reduce the record number of people dying every day. 

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With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions

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As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia’s hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a desperate attempt to try to reduce the record number of people dying every day. 

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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.

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With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions

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As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia’s hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a desperate attempt to try to reduce the record number of people dying every day. 

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With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions

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As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia’s hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a desperate attempt to try to reduce the record number of people dying every day. 

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World top-15 players Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov to lead Canada at Davis Cup

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Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov will lead Canada at the upcoming Davis Cup Finals international tennis tournament. They join Vasek Pospisil as returning players from the team that advanced to the final tie of the 2019 event before losing to host Spain.

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With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions

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As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia’s hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a desperate attempt to try to reduce the record number of people dying every day. 

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Statement by Minister Garneau on Sudan

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns the unconstitutional seizure of the government by the military in Sudan.

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Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Warkworth Institution 

On October 21, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Warkworth Institution, a medium security facility.

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Canada’s Cynthia Appiah slides to monobob bronze at Beijing Olympic test event

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Cynthia Appiah of Toronto gave fans a glimpse of her potential on the bobsleigh track in Beijing if given the opportunity to return for Olympic competition in February, earning a bronze medal in women’s monobob at Monday’s Winter Games test event.

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Seizure of contraband at Collins Bay Institution 

On October 21, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing a quantity of drugs were seized at Collins Bay Institution, a multi-security facility.

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Lane closure on Chaudière Crossing

Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists, pedestrians and cyclists that there will be a lane closure on the Union Bridge of the Chaudière Crossing.

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‘Children are going to die’, UN agency warns as Afghanistan verges on collapse

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Millions of Afghans, including children, could die of starvation unless urgent action is taken to pull Afghanistan back from the brink of collapse, a senior United Nations official warned, calling for frozen funds to be freed for humanitarian efforts.

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Moderna says its low-dose COVID vaccine works for kids 6 to 11

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Moderna says its clinical trials showed two doses that were half the size of its adult shots produced similar levels of virus-fighting antibodies in children.

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Moderna says its low-dose COVID vaccine works for kids 6 to 11

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Moderna says its clinical trials showed two doses that were half the size of its adult shots produced similar levels of virus-fighting antibodies in children.

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Lane reduction on J.C. Van Horne Bridge

Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists of a lane reduction on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge.

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Thousands without power, over 20 ferry sailings cancelled as storm rolls through B.C. South Coast

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Thousands are without power and ferry service between the mainland and Vancouver Island on Monday as a strong windstorm rolls through the B.C. South Coast.

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Government of Canada assists Northwest Territories with 2014 wildfire costs  

The frequency and severity of natural disasters have increased in recent years. In 2014, the Northwest Territories experienced the worst wildfire season in its history and spent more than eight times its normal budget in firefighting costs.

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UK COP26 Presidency releases Climate Finance Delivery Plan, led by German State Secretary Flasbarth and Canada’s Minister Wilkinson ahead of COP26

Today, the UK COP26 Presidency is publishing the Climate Finance Delivery Plan, to provide clarity on when and how developed countries will meet the $100 billion climate finance goal and how the financing will prospectively proceed until 2025.

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Amazon rainforest helps push greenhouse gases to new record high

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The World Meteorological Organization reported Monday that greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade despite a temporary reduction during pandemic-related lockdowns.

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Developed world falls short of $100B commitment to help poorer countries fight climate change: report

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The developed world has failed to deliver on its commitment to send some $100 billion a year to help poorer countries fight climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report jointly drafted by Canada and Germany ahead of the COP26 summit.

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Who do Albertans think they are?

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The results of last week’s Alberta municipal elections challenged conventional notions of the province as a “wild west” dominated by white, conservative, Christian men.

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Facebook knew about and failed to police abusive content globally: documents

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Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service, it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents viewed by Reuters.

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Marcel Desjardins, Redblacks’ 1st and only GM, dismissed after another playoff miss

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The Ottawa Redblacks have fired general manager Marcel Desjardins after Hamilton knocked the 2-9 club out of playoff contention. Assistant general manager Jeremy Snyder will act as interim GM for the remainder of this season.

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Ontario lifts capacity limits today on restaurants, gyms, casinos

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Ontario is lifting capacity limits today at restaurants, gyms, casinos and some other locations where proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required.

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Basketball trailblazer denied Canadian permanent residency, must return to U.S.

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Bilquis Abdul-Qaadir, the trailblazing basketball player who set up an academy for girls and coached multiple sports at an Islamic school in London, Ont., has been denied permanent residency in Canada and will have to go back to the United States.

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Saint John man says he was paid unfairly because he’s Black

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For 20 years, Normand Hector “absolutely loved” working for Xerox. Then he found out he was making less than managers who were white.

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Basketball trailblazer denied Canadian permanent residency, must return to U.S.

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Bilquis Abdul-Qaadir, the trailblazing basketball player who set up an academy for girls and coached multiple sports at an Islamic school in London, Ont., has been denied permanent residency in Canada and will have to go back to the United States.

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Nova Scotia family speaks out against province’s disability program

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A Nova Scotia boy has Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy. His family has been fighting for eight months to have him accepted into a provincial family support program.

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Nunavummiut head to the polls Monday in 6th general election

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Monday is Election Day in Nunavut, when roughly 14,000 eligible voters will go to polling stations throughout the territory to elect new members of the legislature for 17 constituencies.

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University of Waterloo students race a driverless car on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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University of Waterloo students Brian Mao and Ben Zhang were part of a team that competed in the Indy Autonomous Challenge this weekend. Their driverless race car drove itself around the track at up to 200 km/h.

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Enterprise charges customer more than $3,300 for damages incurred after truck returned

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car told a Toronto man he was on the hook for more than $3,300 for damage that happened after he dropped off a truck after hours. A consumer advocate and lawyer says car rental giants need to verbally spell out unexpected terms if they want them to be enforceable.

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Military in Sudan detain prime minister, government officials in apparent coup

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Military forces detained a number of senior Sudanese government figures on Monday, the country’s information ministry said, as the country’s main pro-democracy group called on people to take to the streets to counter an apparent military coup.

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Canadian supply delays come as a warning that future interruptions could be worse

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As some goods disappear from shelves, Canadians are realizing how dependent our economy is on producers far away. Advocates say economics — and national security — depend on finding ways to make the supply chain more resilient.

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After the Taliban takeover, Afghans in Canada call on Ottawa not to let their country, families be forgotten

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As the international community threatens to sideline the Taliban for human rights violations, some Afghan Canadians worry ordinary Afghans are suffering in the process. Now, they are pleading with Canada not to let Afghanistan or their loved ones there be forgotten.

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Edward Rogers says he’ll take battle for Rogers Communications Inc. to B.C. Supreme Court

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The ousted chairman of Rogers Communication Inc. says he’ll go to the British Columbia Supreme Court in a bid to wrest back control of the company.

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Former elite Australian swim coach remanded in custody on charges of sexual abuse

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A former high-level swimming coach accused of historical child abuse has been remanded in custody until next month after his case was mentioned Monday in an Australian court.