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Murray Sinclair to retire from Senate (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Senate Sinclair 20200803 Sen. Murray Sinclair is retiring from the Senate to pursue his interest in mentoring young lawyers in Indigenous law, and to write his memoirs.
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Rogers says plans for Blue Jays' stadium on hold amid pandemic despite report of possible demolition (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
SkyDome Rogers Communications Inc. says it was exploring the future of its Toronto stadium prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the virus has caused it to put those plans on hold. The Globe and Mail reported Friday the stadium could face demolition.
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Trudeau turns to the military to help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that the federal government has chosen a senior military commander to lead COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts as the country prepares for a massive inoculation campaign.
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Death threats, overcrowding and few masks: A TTC driver speaks out about life during COVID-19 (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
crowded bus Usually it's dirty looks or insults, but sometimes, bus drivers working in Toronto's COVID-19 hot spots are subjected to much worse.
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Oilsands workers describe a culture of racist jokes, bullying and being shut out of the industry (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Shane MacQueen and Garry Similien Workers in Alberta's oilsands sector are speaking out about racial discrimination they say they faced on the job, telling CBC's Marketplace of racist jokes, preferential treatment for white colleagues and exclusion from permanent jobs and promotions.
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Her classroom is a school change room. Here's how she's making online teaching work (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Robyn O'Drowsky virtual teaching in Elora change room For Ontario's schools, it's been a year of change. The option of online schooling has been one of the biggest shifts, but the learning curve has been steep for virtual teachers.
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Women in B.C. have fared worse than men during the pandemic, study finds (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
COVID-19 DAILY FEATURE A report has found that women have been negatively affected by COVID-19 to a disproportionate degree, as they are more likely to work public-facing positions and were forced to take on increased responsibilities as the pandemic deepened. 
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No place but home for the holidays? Canadians torn over Christmas travel with no bending of curve in sight (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
COVID TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS VANCOUVER AIRPORT Conflicting guidelines between provinces have some Canadians confused about whether to book or cancel that ticket home, especially when the holiday season can heighten feelings of loneliness, and conversations with family members who interpret COVID-19 guidelines differently can be tense and awkward.
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'My jaw dropped,' says Ontario woman of $12K air ambulance bill in Nova Scotia (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Madelyn MacNeill Most Canadians don't think they need travel health insurance while visiting other parts of the country, but if a medical emergency arises, you're not covered for some services, including ambulances.
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Winter is already a trying time for some seniors. COVID-19 will make it worse (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Georgiana Del Casino As COVID cases climb and winter approaches, there is a growing fear that seniors could find themselves even more isolated.
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How local, online startups are hoping to snatch Black Friday away from the big boys amid COVID-19 (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
Roncesvalles retail covid black friday Black Friday sales have traditionally been the domain of big, national chains with beefed-up advertising budgets. But this year, there's a push to make sure the annual bonanza of consumer spending goes as much as possible to the stores that need it most: small, local retailers.
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Jagmeet Singh and AOC crew up to find impostors in hit game Among Us (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
jagmeet singh alexandria ocasio cortez The leader of the New Democrats has thrown down the gauntlet to the stateside politician known as AOC, and Canada-U.S. relations may never be the same.
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Ice dancers Virtue, Moir among 114 Order of Canada inductees (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
OLY FIG Ice Dance 20180220 Figure skating stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and Olympic champion swimmer Mark Tewksbury were among 114 athletes, artists, scholars and community leaders named to the Order of Canada.
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Alberta's top doctor calls secret recordings of pandemic meetings a 'betrayal' of trust (Thu, 26 Nov 2020)
Dr. Deena Hinshaw Alberta's chief medical officer of health Thursday said she feels personally betrayed after CBC News reported the contents of secret recordings that revealed disagreements and, at times, political interference in the province's pandemic response.
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Elon Musk's satellites now streaming to some rural N.B. homes (Fri, 27 Nov 2020)
greg rekounas Billionaire Elon Musk's satellite internet service is now streaming to some homes in New Brunswick. Starlink has enlisted some households in rural areas of Canada and the northern U.S. to test the service before a full launch, possibly in mid-2021.
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