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The power of love: Why a 96-year-old man sold his Ontario house and moved to rural Newfoundland

Melissa Tobin | News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Welcome to Plate Cove West, a small Newfoundland town where Charlie Comrie, a veteran of the Second World War, has made his home. Why? As Melissa Tobin writes, it's a love story for the ages. read more

HUMPBACK WHALE SIGHTING

B.C. women get an up-close encounter with humpback whale off coast of Vancouver Island

Akshay Kulkarni | News/Canada/British Columbia | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 07:00:00 EDT

Two B.C. women had a close encounter with a humpback whale in Georgia Strait, in what a marine biologist hopes is a sign of good things for the mammal’s population in B.C. read more

COVID Vaccination

Doctors urge Ontario to open 4th doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all adults

CBC News | News/Canada/Toronto | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Some doctors are calling on Ontario to allow all adults to get a second booster of a COVID-19 vaccine this summer, something that the province is currently limiting to only a portion of the population.  read more

Air travellers face cancellations, delays throughout long weekend

Air travellers face cancellations, delays throughout long weekend

| News/Canada | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 12:21:00 EDT

Many passengers are facing delays, lost baggage and missed connections through the Canada Day long weekend. Staff shortages, in the air and on the ground, have been blamed for the chaos. read more

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Saanich, B.C., shootout witnesses recount 'terrifying trauma' of bank robbery

David P. Ball | News/Canada/British Columbia | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Police in Saanich, B.C., announced Saturday that they're letting locals back into what was for days a crime scene, nearly a week after a shootout left six officers wounded and two twin-brother bank robbers dead. But for witnesses to the deadly violence last Tuesday, the trauma of the events lingers. read more

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Family fears for their lives as deportation from Canada imminent

Paige Parsons | News/Canada/Edmonton | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 08:00:00 EDT

Luis Ubando Nolasco and his family fled to Canada after his brother was shot and killed in 2018. Now, despite attempts to secure refugee status, they are awaiting deportation back to Mexico. read more

SAANICH SHOOTING SUSPECTS

Twin brothers identified as armed bank robbers killed by police in Saanich, B.C.

CBC News | News/Canada/British Columbia | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 15:16:44 EDT

RCMP officers in Saanich, B.C., have identified 22-year-old twin brothers Matthew and Isaac Auchterlonie as the two armed bank robbers who were killed by police in a shootout on Tuesday. read more

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Fish still missing, traditions extinct 30 years after N.L. cod moratorium

Ryan Cooke | News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Looking back at tumultuous period in Newfoundland and Labrador's recent history, the wins are few and the losses are many. read more

RCMP STOCK

RCMP shoot, injure 22-year-old man on Shamattawa First Nation

CBC News | News/Canada/Manitoba | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 19:24:24 EDT

A Shamattawa First Nation man was shot and seriously injured by RCMP in the northern Manitoba community, the federal police service and community’s chief said on Saturday.  read more

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RCMP spied on activists in early days of universal medicare planning in Sask., documents show

Dayne Patterson | News/Canada/Saskatchewan | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 18:23:29 EDT

An access to information request has turned up documents that show that in the 1960s, the RCMP surveilled doctors in Saskatchewan who supported what is now universal medicare, fearing they may be communists. read more

CanadaMan/Woman 2021

How Canada's toughest triathlon is helping Lac-Mégantic, Que., redefine itself as train tragedy lingers

Loreen T. Pindera | News/Canada/Montreal | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 05:00:00 EDT

When the organizers of CanadaMan/Woman, now in its fifth year, pitched the idea in 2015, Lac-Mégantic was still reeling from the 2013 rail disaster that killed 47 people. The race has helped to transform the town in ways no one could have imagined. read more

Bear gut parka

This Alaskan parka is windproof, waterproof — and made from bear intestines

April Hudson | News/Canada/North | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

It's waterproof. It's windproof. It's lightweight and durable. And it's made from the intestines of two bears, painstakingly cleaned and sewn together by a group of women in Alaska. read more

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13-year-old Edmonton girl, who went missing June 24, found safe in Oregon

Nicholas Frew | News/Canada/Edmonton | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 14:31:24 EDT

A teenage girl from Edmonton, who was first reported missing over a week ago, was found safe in the state of Oregon Saturday, police say. read more

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Canadian diver Mia Vallée captures silver for 2nd medal at world championships

CBC Sports | Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics/Diving | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 14:33:05 EDT

Canadian diver Mia Vallée jumped back on the podium at the world aquatics championships in Budapest, Hungary. The Beaconsfield, Que., native earned her second medal of the competition with silver in the women's three-metre springboard final on Saturday.  read more

Shelter Movers Montreal

Volunteers urgently needed at Montreal non-profit that helps women flee abusive homes

Sabrina Jonas | News/Canada/Montreal | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

A non-profit organization that helps women and children in Montreal move out of their abusive homes estimates that about 50 per cent of people who are contacting Shelter Movers Montreal are canceling their move with them because the wait is too long. read more

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Transphobia is gaining ground in the U.S. Gender-diverse people in Canada worry it could happen here

Nick Logan | News/Canada | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

Gender-diverse people and advocates in Canada are watching the anti-LGBTQ hate gaining prominence in the United States, where transgender rights, gender diversity and gender expression have become popular targets for Republican politicians and far-right trolls. read more

Giant western red cedar in North Vancouver rainforest

Biologist finds behemoth tree in North Vancouver nearly as wide as a Boeing 747 airplane cabin

David P. Ball | News/Canada/British Columbia | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

A western red cedar found in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is likely 1,000-2,000 years old, experts say. read more

Trudeau Canada Day 2022 2

1st in-person Canada Day since pandemic brings celebration, protests to Ottawa

| News/Canada | Thu, 30 Jun 2022 16:23:58 EDT

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WW I soldier finally at rest after Canadian team solved the century-old mystery of his death

| News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 16:19:24 EDT

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Yuanyuan Zhou with her reunited family

More than 2 years into the pandemic, some reunite with family far away. Others endure a difficult wait

CBC Radio | Radio | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 04:00:00 EDT

The CBC Radio special The Same Boat explores how people with close ties in other countries have managed to stay connected, two years into the pandemic.  read more

Afro-Caribbean farmers’ market opens in Toronto’s Little Jamaica

Afro-Caribbean farmers’ market opens in Toronto’s Little Jamaica

Canada/Afro-Caribbean/Afua Cooper | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 19:35:44 +0000

A farmers' market selling foods from the Caribbean islands and African countries, as well as local produce, will take place throughout  the summer. read more

Canadian retailers struggle with online shipping costs as fuel surcharges soar

Canadian retailers struggle with online shipping costs as fuel surcharges soar

Canada/Consumer/Canadian retailers | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 19:04:23 +0000

For Canadian stores with high online return rates, the increased cost of shipping can be especially challenging when couriers charges fuel surcharges amid high gas price. read more

Divers rescue person from South Saskatchewan river: Saskatoon Fire Department

Divers rescue person from South Saskatchewan river: Saskatoon Fire Department

Canada/crime saskatoon/person river saskatoon | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 19:01:57 +0000

Divers entered the river and searched the area to find one person and then initiated CPR, according to a release. read more

Memorial bike ride held in Vancouver for UBC cyclist student killed by dump truck

Memorial bike ride held in Vancouver for UBC cyclist student killed by dump truck

Canada/Agustín Beltrán/Agustín Beltrán death | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 18:19:28 +0000

A memorial bike ride went underway Sunday morning for a cyclist killed by a dump truck earlier this week.  read more

Naval Security Team trains on Okanagan Lake in Kelowna, B.C.

Naval Security Team trains on Okanagan Lake in Kelowna, B.C.

Canada/BC Ferries/Convoy | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 18:12:07 +0000

The convoy of four defender boats plus support vehicles will leave CFB Esquimalt, then make a quick stop in Hope for crew rest before continuing to its destination in Kelowna. read more

Parkland RCMP looking for white truck after cyclist hit on Highway 60

Parkland RCMP looking for white truck after cyclist hit on Highway 60

Canada/cyclist hit/cyclist safety | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 17:53:12 +0000

Police say a 74-year-old man on a bike sustained serious head and shoulder injuries. RCMP said he was conscious but not alert. read more

Indigenous youth group holds powwow at former residential school in Mission, B.C.

Indigenous youth group holds powwow at former residential school in Mission, B.C.

Canada/BC/Indigenous | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 17:47:53 +0000

The youth group, Valley Youth Peers for Overdose Response, or VYPOR, is a youth-led peer group for current or past drug users in the Fraser Region Area.  read more

2 pets dead after London, Ont. house fire, officials say

2 pets dead after London, Ont. house fire, officials say

Canada/Fire/House Fire | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 17:23:23 +0000

Fire crews with the London Fire Department were called to a blaze at 63 Guildford Crescent Sunday morning. Fire crews say two pets died and one is missing. read more

N.B. cabinet minister blasts Air Canada for cancellation, calls airline ‘incompetent’

N.B. cabinet minister blasts Air Canada for cancellation, calls airline ‘incompetent’

Canada/Air Canada/Air Canada cancellation | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 14:24:42 +0000

Dominic Cardy posted a series of tweets saying the cancellation means New Brunswick will not have representation at this year's meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education. read more

Edmonton family on edge after stray bullet flies through daughter’s bedroom

Edmonton family on edge after stray bullet flies through daughter’s bedroom

Canada/Crime/Brazen Shooting | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 00:10:46 +0000

After a night filled with loud Canada Day fireworks, residents in the south Edmonton neighbourhood of Hazeldean woke up Saturday morning to more loud noise, from a gun. read more

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