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A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
RCMP working to identify cause of Lytton, B.C., fire as two deaths confirmed

RCMP working to identify cause of Lytton, B.C., fire as two deaths confirmed

LYTTON, B.C. — Mounties are on the scene in Lytton, B.C., working to determine what caused a fire that destroyed much of the village and left two people dead. Dawn Roberts, the director of communications for the B.C.
'Figure of hope' praised for role in COVID-19 fight after death

'Figure of hope' praised for role in COVID-19 fight after death

MONTREAL — A Quebec woman who was the first person in Canada to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has died. Gisele Lévesque, 89, died peacefully of natural causes last Monday, surrounded by family, according to the public health authority in Quebec City.
'Hurts so much:' Over 1,000 Nunavut children on wait-list for dental surgery

'Hurts so much:' Over 1,000 Nunavut children on wait-list for dental surgery

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A Nunavut woman says her 12-year-old son lost 15 pounds while waiting to have a tooth removed this year. The boy in Rankin Inlet was recently one of more than 1,000 children on the territory's waiting list for dental surgery.
Border restrictions to begin easing, slowly, for fully vaccinated Canadian travellers

Border restrictions to begin easing, slowly, for fully vaccinated Canadian travellers

WASHINGTON — After nearly 16 months of rigid travel restrictions, Canada is finally starting to loosen the rules — but only for a specific few.
Tory MP fighting gay 'blood ban' says Parliament could have worked 'better' on C-6

Tory MP fighting gay 'blood ban' says Parliament could have worked 'better' on C-6

OTTAWA — Eric Duncan has spoken more about his sexuality in the past two years than he says he has in his entire 33.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $11.6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $11.6 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario.
Officials say two bodies discovered in Lytton, B.C., after wildfire

Officials say two bodies discovered in Lytton, B.C., after wildfire

A team that ventured into Lytton, B.C., for the first time since the village was ravaged by a wildfire this week found two bodies, the provincial coroners service said Saturday evening.

Prayers held for seven people who died in house fire east of Calgary

CHESTERMERE, Alta. — Special prayers were held at Calgary's Green Dome mosque and at the Chestermere Islamic Centre east of the city in honour of seven members of the same family who perished in a house fire early Friday.
Confidential national security docs left on human rights lawyer's Halifax porch

Confidential national security docs left on human rights lawyer's Halifax porch

OTTAWA — A human rights lawyer says documents that the Canadian government argues contain confidential matters of national security were shoved into his door frame, with no signature or password needed.
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