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Man arrested after 4 people, including baby, found frozen to death near Manitoba-U.S. border (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
RCMP search for bodies at Canada-U.S. border Four people, one an infant, were found dead in a Manitoba field on Wednesday near the Canada-U.S. border, and a Florida man has been charged with human smuggling.
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St. John's airport, firefighters reach deal to continue normal operations (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
St. John's International Airport The St. John's International Airport Authority has reached a deal with its firefighting staff to keep the airport operating normally — a move that comes after days of uncertainty for some travellers.
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Toronto 911 operator says 'people are being hurt' by waiting on hold for up to 10 minutes (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Toronto 911 call operator (concealed identity) Internal documents obtained by CBC News show how long 911 wait times are more than one-offs in Canada's largest city. Reports, emails, and snapshots of Toronto's 911 call queue paint a picture of an emergency service struggling to retain staff amid burnout-fuelled shortages.
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Contaminated medical devices used in open heart surgery caused severe infection in patients (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Paul and Cathy post spinal surgery A class-action lawsuit launched on behalf of Canadians who underwent open heart surgery between January 2010 and July 2018 alleges the manufacturer of contaminated medical devices used during the surgeries failed to adequately warn hospitals of the risk.
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Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard's sex assault trial to begin in May (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Jacob Hoggard The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to begin in May after it was postponed multiple times due to COVID-19 restrictions.
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'Ride for Phil' remembers tow truck operator killed during winter storm (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Phillip Smith Members of Ottawa’s towing community gathered Thursday to remember Phillip Smith, a tow truck operator who was struck and killed while helping a driver during Monday's storm.
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MLB rejects Tampa Bay Rays' plan to play portion of home games in Montreal (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
sternberg-stuart-012022 The Tampa Bay Rays' proposed plan to split the season between Florida and Montreal has been rejected by Major League Baseball.
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Scotties Tournament of Hearts women's curling good to go in Thunder Bay, Ont., maybe even with fans (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Curling-Canada-190220 Curling Canada says the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont., will operate under Ontario's current public health measures and an approved framework from the office of the chief medical officer.
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Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat, new study shows (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Alberta coyote Industrial development is helping coyotes move into wolverine country and edge out the rare carnivore despite its fierce reputation, newly published research suggests.
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Oil producers are flush with cash. Now what will they do with it? (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Oilpatch Preview 20210418 Spending plans are up this year in the oilpatch — but they won't rise near the levels seen earlier in the last decade.
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Migrant worker from Jamaica dies in COVID-19 isolation in Ontario while waiting to start work (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
migrant-workers-nat-120207_16x9_xtraxtralarge_1 A temporary foreign worker who recently arrived in Ontario from Jamaica has died while in isolation for COVID-19. The province is investing and the chief coroner is trying to determine cause of death.
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How COVID-19 is leading some N.S. university athletes to go pro (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Ice hockey The COVID-19 suspension of the university hockey season in Atlantic Canada is pushing some players to go pro and that's leaving holes in Nova Scotia teams' rosters. 
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Saskatchewan challenges Alberta to build its half of permanent Fort McMurray-La Loche road (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Scott Moe, press conference, Jan. 12, 2022 The Saskatchewan government is calling on Alberta to commit to building its portion of an all-weather road connecting Fort McMurray to La Loche.
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New sex abuse allegations target son of former headmaster at now-closed Christian boarding school (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
Bell Photo Robert Farnsworth More former students of a now-shuttered Christian boarding school in eastern Ontario are coming forward with allegations of sexual abuse against a son of the former headmaster, fearing he continues to be a danger to children.
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End of the road — literally: Why this Quebec sign got replaced after tourists left their mark (Thu, 20 Jan 2022)
End of the road sign The sign indicating the end of Highway 138 on Quebec's Lower North Shore is a tourist attraction on its own: every year, it gets covered in stickers and has to be replaced.
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