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Gatineau man charged with selling fake vaccine passports in Ontario, Quebec

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The 27-year-old was arrested Monday and faces nine charges, including forgery and laundering proceeds of a crime, Ottawa police say.

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Gatineau man charged with selling fake vaccine passports in Ontario, Quebec

Vaccine passport app security concerns

The 27-year-old was arrested Monday and faces nine charges, including forgery and laundering proceeds of a crime, Ottawa police say.

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Team Canada shows off new Lululemon kits ahead of Beijing Games

Team Canada shows off new Lululemon kits ahead of Beijing Games

With the Beijing Olympics approaching, CBC spoke to Team Canada athletes about the new outfits that will be worn at the opening and closing ceremonies, and on the podium.

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De Bruin, Bujnowski reunite on Beijing track, slide to bobsleigh bronze medal

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Canada’s Christine De Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski delivered lightning-quick starts in their two runs to post a third-place time of two minutes 5.38 seconds in two-woman bobsleigh at Tuesday’s Olympic test event in Beijing.

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From COVID-19 to possible boycott, Beijing 2022 brings a new experience for athletes

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Every Olympics is different. It’s a refrain echoed by many, but it’s also truer than ever with Beijing 2022 set to be contested in February amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and murmurs of a boycott.

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With his cabinet picks, Trudeau signals he’s a PM in a hurry

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Justin Trudeau described his new cabinet yesterday as “a team of familiar faces and new faces that are ready to put all their strengths, all their hard work towards delivering for Canadians in the coming years.” “Delivering” may be the key word here.

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FDA advisory committee recommends authorizing Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn’t bound by the committee’s recommendation, but is expected to consider it and make a decision in the coming days on whether to approve the vaccine for kids five to 11 years old.

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FDA advisory committee recommends authorizing Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn’t bound by the committee’s recommendation, but is expected to consider it and make a decision in the coming days on whether to approve the vaccine for kids five to 11 years old.

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What you need to know about a World Series matchup no one wanted

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CBC Sports’ daily newsletter previews an unappetizing Fall Classic between Houston and Atlanta, who can both be tough to get behind.

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Greg Fertuck’s girlfriend tells court that he confessed to killing estranged wife hours after alleged crime​

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Greg Fertuck drunkenly admitted to killing his wife Sheree on Dec. 7, 2015 — just hours after the crime allegedly happened —  according to his girlfriend at the time. 

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Tribunal Initiates Final Injury Inquiry—Oil Country Tubular Goods from Austria

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from the Republic of Austria has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury. This final injury inquiry was initiated further to a notice received from the Canada Border Services Agency stating that a preliminary determination had been made respecting the dumping of the above-mentioned goods.

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This Black woman refused to move to the back of a bus in 1955. Now she wants her record cleared

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An 82-year-old Black woman who became a civil rights pioneer when she was arrested for refusing to move to the back of an Alabama bus in 1955 wants to end the case once and for all

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This Black woman refused to move to the back of a bus in 1955. Now she wants her record cleared

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An 82-year-old Black woman who became a civil rights pioneer when she was arrested for refusing to move to the back of an Alabama bus in 1955 wants to end the case once and for all

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Long-term care home in London, Ont., charged for unsafe work conditions after nurse’s COVID-19 death

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A London nursing home faces charges under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act for unsafe working conditions during the first wave of the pandemic, after a registered nurse died from COVID-19 and many others were infected.

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Trudeau says he plans to lead Liberals into next federal election

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After an election that ended in disappointment and another minority government for his party, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that he intends to stay on as Liberal Party leader into the next federal election.

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Team Canada unveils athlete outfits for Beijing Olympics, Paralympics

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With just over 100 days to go until the start of the Beijing Olympics, Team Canada revealed the athlete kit as designed by Lululemon.

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City of Iqaluit says historical fuel spill likely source of drinking water contamination

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An Iqaluit city official told CBC News that a historical underground fuel spill found near the water treatment plant could explain why the city had to declare an emergency due to fuel-contaminated drinking water.

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GM to install 4,000 electric car charging stations across Canada

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General Motors plans to install 4,000 charging stations in Canada as part of a push by the car maker to invest more heavily into electric vehicles.

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Despite recent success, Canadian hockey women have long road ahead of Olympics

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With another pair of wins ― 3-2 on Monday and 3-1 last Friday ― the Canadian women’s hockey team has bested the U.S., in all four matchups so far this year. But both teams have plenty to learn from their latest meetings.

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Stan Bowman steps down as Chicago GM after review of sex assault allegations against team

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Stan Bowman has resigned as general manager of Chicago’s NHL team following the release of the findings of an investigation into allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010.

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Jonathan Toews, Borgstrom join Chicago teammate Kane in NHL COVID-19 protocols

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Winless Chicago placed forwards Jonathan Toews and Henrik Borgstrom in COVID-19 protocols on Tuesday, three days after the NHL team did the same with star Patrick Kane, fellow forward Ryan Carpenter and defenceman Erik Gustafsson.

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Argonauts deal quarterback Nick Arbuckle to Elks for conditional 3rd-round pick

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Toronto Argonauts have traded quarterback Nick Arbuckle to the Elks for a 2022 conditional third-round pick and the rights to American quarterback Chad Kelly, a player who was on Edmonton’s negotiation list.

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Intermittent bridge closures on Burlington Canal Lift Bridge

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of bridge closures on the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge for repair work.

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O’Toole attacks Trudeau’s ‘inexperienced’ cabinet as a threat to national unity

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Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole tore into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet lineup Tuesday, saying he’s assembled a group of “largely inexperienced and ideological individuals” that pose a threat to the country’s national unity and post-pandemic economic recovery.

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Torn between conflicting Jets and Bombers games, Winnipeg sports fan petitions to get times changed

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Winnipeg sports fans are struggling with too much of a good thing and have thrown out a challenge flag to the NHL and CFL.

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Owners of Kansas City’s NWSL club to build 1st stadium in U.S. for women’s sports

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The owners of Kansas City’s professional women’s soccer team announced Tuesday they plan to build a $70 million US stadium for the team. Construction on a 11,000-seat facility reportedly will begin next spring or summer, with the stadium ready for use by 2024.

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Nunavut returns to 0 active COVID-19 cases

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While there are no active cases territory-wide, outbreaks in a handful of communities are still considered ongoing, including in Coral Harbour since Sept. 29, Kugluktuk since Sept. 21, Iqaluit since Sept. 13 and Kinngait since Sept. 19.

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Ontario hiring new LTC inspections staff as 269 new COVID-19 cases reported

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The provincial government announced Tuesday that it is spending $20 million this year to hire 193 new inspections staff and launch a proactive inspections program in Ontario’s long-term care homes.

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New faces named to cabinet as PM renovates front bench

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renovated his front bench by naming eight new faces to his cabinet. He’s also brought back a minister he dropped from his inner circle two years ago.

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American basketball phenom getting ‘amazing’ support after being denied permanent residency in Canada

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Basketball phenom Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir says she’s “humbled” by the support she’s received since CBC reported she’s been denied permanent residency in Canada and must return to the U.S. 

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Rogers saga spotlights dual-class shares that keep power in hands of few

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A type of corporate equity structure used by several of Canada’s most prominent companies is once again under fire from critics in light of the current chaos at Rogers Communications Inc.

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Film community reeling after death of Halyna Hutchins, who worked in Winnipeg recently

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Members of Manitoba’s film industry are reeling after the death of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who worked in Winnipeg recently.

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Who’s who in Justin Trudeau’s 2021 cabinet

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Here is the complete list of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet, sworn in today at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

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For the first time in over 100 years, the Habs visit Seattle

For the first time in over 100 years, the Habs visit Seattle

Rob Pizzo looks back at the last matchup between Montreal and Seattle in 1919 with a Stanley Cup final that never ended.

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New net-zero pledges push world close to 2 C target, UN finds

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A report by the UN Environment Programme found recent announcements by dozens of countries to aim for “net-zero” emissions by 2050 could limit a global temperature rise to 2.2 degrees Celsius (4 F) by the end of the century.

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Japan’s Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

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Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday and said their marriage — delayed three years and opposed by some — “was a necessary choice to live while cherishing our hearts.”

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Blue Origin, Boeing reveal plan to build ‘business park’ space station

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Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin has unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called “Orbital Reef” with Boeing, aiming to launch the spacecraft in the second half of this decade.

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Trudeau expected to reveal major overhaul to his cabinet this morning — find out who’s in it

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to reveal a major shakeup to his cabinet this morning as he enters his third mandate.

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Queen Elizabeth carries out official duties following hospital stay

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Queen Elizabeth carried out her first official engagement on Tuesday since spending a night in hospital and being ordered to rest by her doctors.

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Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Archambault Institution 

On October 15, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Archambault Institution, a federal multi-level security institution.

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Tickets for the Dec. 12 Grey Cup in Hamilton go on sale today

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Tickets to the108th Grey Cup, set for Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field, go on sale today.

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Funeral homes pivot to offer rooms for medically assisted deaths

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Some funeral homes are pivoting to meet increasing demands for a new kind of service: Providing a place where clients can have a medically assisted death surrounded by loved ones but away from their own home.

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Owning up to Canada’s ‘fair share’ of the climate burden

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In an interview before the publication of a new report he co-authored on how much developed nations are doing to help developing countries fight climate change, Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson figured he had relatively good news to share. The early reviews were less inclined to look on the bright side.

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

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New Zealand’s government says it will expand a vaccine mandate to include thousands of workers who have close contact with their customers — including those at restaurants, bars, gyms and hair salons.

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These therapy goats are changing people’s lives

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Kim and Blair Davis of Lawrencetown, N.S., started with one goat and now have 48 therapy goats that can help people work through many mental health issues, from PTSD to anxiety.

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Sudan capital locked down after military takeover triggers deadly unrest

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Roads were blocked, shops were shut, phones were down and people queued for bread in Sudan on Tuesday, a day after the army seized power in a coup that triggered unrest in which at least seven people were killed.

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Why India can’t live without coal despite its negative environmental effects

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India is not yet ready to leave coal behind, a critical energy source that provides more than 70 percent of the developing country’s power as well as 4 million jobs, even as those in coal-rich states struggle with water scarcity and pollution.

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Speculation swirls over Alberta’s role in Trudeau’s new cabinet

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Politics-watchers say Alberta is very likely to get a seat at the cabinet table when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces his picks on Tuesday.

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Residential school abuse reported to department while Jean Chrétien was minister, records show

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While Jean Chrétien was minister of Indian affairs, his department received several reports — including one addressed directly to him — of mistreatment and physical abuse of children at residential schools, government records show.

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Ontario has proposed legislation to stop your boss from bugging you after hours. But will it help?

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The legislation would force employers to develop policies allowing employees to disconnect from the office after hours. But one expert suggests reducing their workloads would be more effective.