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Famed hockey dad Walter Gretzky remembered as family man, proud Canadian (Sat, 06 Mar 2021)
Walter Gretzky watches a Kings-Leafs game on Nov. 5, 1988 A formal farewell to Walter Gretzky, the famed Canadian hockey patriarch, focused on his faith, his family and his love of the game during a pandemic-adjusted funeral service held in his hometown of Brantford, Ont., on Saturday afternoon.
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NHL star's mom donates kidney to arena manager who let her boys skate extra hours (Sat, 06 Mar 2021)
Graham Nesbitt and Bonnie O'Reilly Bonnie O'Reilly, mother of NHL player Ryan O'Reilly and AHL star Cal O'Reilly, has donated one of her kidneys to the man who gave her boys extra ice time at the Seaforth, Ont., arena when they were young.
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Eastern Ontarians get a pricey taste of high-speed internet with Elon Musk's Starlink (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
Darren Boss Rural Canadians like Darren Boss have signed up for Starlink, the new internet service provided by Elon Musk's U.S.-based SpaceX firm, in the hopes of finally having access to a reliable, high-speed connection.
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Hamilton officer found guilty after journalist arrests resigns, avoiding penalty (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
Arrest Const. Jeff Todoruk arrested two video journalists at the scene of a 2017 crash.
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Why this homeowner accepted the lowest bid in London's hottest market (Sat, 06 Mar 2021)
Damian Devonish and Juliana Aguero With the average home price in London, Ont., pegged at more than $600,000, Juliana Aguero knew she was going to have a tough time buying a home after separating from her husband. It was the kindness of a seller who accepted the lowest bid that made it happen.
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Charles Hamelin captures 1,500m world title at short track worlds (Sat, 06 Mar 2021)
SPD WCup Short Track 20181104 Canada's Charles Hamelin secured the 1,500m world title at  at the ISU world short track speed skating championships Saturday in Dordrecht, Netherlands. 
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Functioning cellphone returned to owner after nearly 6 months at bottom of Harrison Lake (Sat, 06 Mar 2021)
cell phone A Vancouver woman who lost her phone in Harrison Lake in September is shocked and surprised that not only has it been recovered from the lake bottom, but that it still works.
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Houseplants 'a hot, hot trend,' and a lifeline in the pandemic (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
House plants Stuck at home for months on end during the pandemic, it seems many people have turned to houseplants for solace.
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Trudeau says he still has confidence in Sajjan after ombudsman's testimony (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
Liberal Cabinet 20151104 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he still has confidence in his defence minister despite the ongoing sexual misconduct scandal in the Canadian military — and testimony from a former ombudsman claiming Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan mishandled concerns about possible misconduct by Gen. Jonathan Vance.
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Meet the Halifax man who invents new languages, and puts ice cream in his coffee (Sat, 06 Mar 2021)
Jamin Johnson Linguists usually think about language evolution, not language invention. But not every language mysteriously sparks and evolves over thousands of years. Jamin Johnson, a man living in Halifax, has nimbly invented over nine languages.
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Texas zoo cancels controversial deal to buy African Lion Safari elephants for $2M (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
LA Zoo Elephant Fight The sale would've separated mother-daughter elephants that normally stay with each other for life.
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Windsor court ruling puts COVID-19 'hoax' belief at centre of custody fight (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
Windsor Superior Court of Justice A family court judge has denied a Windsor man custody of his kids because the man's fervent anti-masking beliefs means he won't take appropriate actions to keep them safe from COVID-19
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How approval of Johnson & Johnson's 'one and done' COVID-19 vaccine could change Canada's vaccination game (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
1231217101 A one-dose COVID-19 vaccine is now approved for use in Canada — and vaccine experts say the shot from Johnson & Johnson could give a major boost to countrywide vaccination efforts while offering a "real solution" to hasten the end of the pandemic.
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Health Canada approves 4th COVID-19 vaccine as Pfizer agrees to accelerate deliveries (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
1229653990 Canada's national campaign to inoculate people against the novel coronavirus got good news on two fronts today: one vaccine maker now plans to accelerate its deliveries and federal regulators have cleared a fourth COVID-19 vaccine for use in this country.
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Thousands of workers returning to LNG megaproject in northern B.C., with mandatory COVID-19 testing in place (Fri, 05 Mar 2021)
Crew at Vanderhoof Lodge More than 3,000 workers are set to return to jobs on a natural gas pipeline and export terminal in northern B.C. by the end of March. LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink say they're rolling out mandatory COVID-19 testing for workers.
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