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Ottawa ups fine to $5,000 for travellers who refuse to quarantine in a hotel

Air passengers entering Canada who refuse to quarantine in a designated hotel will soon be subject to a $5,000 fine. The federal government has announced that, starting Friday, international air passengers who decline to take their required COVID-19 tests or who refuse

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Colombia protests stretch into 7th day as UN condemns police violence

The United Nations human rights office said it was “deeply alarmed” over violence against protesters in the Colombian city of Cali, where “police opened fire on demonstrators” and allegedly killed and injured several people Monday night. The statement from the

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4 injured, 2 in custody in shooting on O’Chiese First Nation in Alberta

Four people were injured in three different locations in a shooting Monday evening on the O’Chiese First Nation in Alberta. RCMP Cpl. Troy Savinkoff said police were called to the community at around 5.30 p.m. MT after a report that someone had been

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Meghan says Royal Family expressed concern about son’s skin colour

In a wide-ranging interview aired Sunday, Meghan described painful discussions within the Royal Family about the colour of her son’s skin before he was born and how the intense pressures of royal life led her to contemplate suicide. “They didn’t want

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Dan Levy opens Saturday Night Live with Schitt’s Creek shout-outs, surprise appearance from dad

Dan Levy’s opening monologue on Saturday Night Live was filled with references to Schitt’s Creek, COVID-19 safety precautions — and a surprise cameo from his father. “Somewhere, my 13-year-old self has fainted in like a really needy, melodramatic way,” Levy said before discussing

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Alex Trebek’s final Jeopardy! episode closes with heartfelt tribute

More than two months after Alex Trebek’s death, fans of Jeopardy! finally got the chance to say goodbye. A video tribute to the host closed Friday’s episode of the quiz show, the final one that Trebek taped before he died of

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How our stories make an impact in local communities and on the national stage

We use this editor’s blog to explain our journalism and what’s happening at CBC News. You can find more blogs here. Some of the very best of Canadian public service journalism was honoured tonight by the Michener Awards Foundation. Congratulations

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The National for November 11

The pandemic disrupts Remembrance Day ceremonies as veterans are honoured from a distance. Source link

The National for October 13

The National for October 13: COVID-19 spikes a cause for concern at some hospitals. Plus, why a paused vaccine trial isn’t a sign of failure. Source link