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The family of a Surrey woman who was shot and killed earlier this year has made a public appeal for information on the case.Shana Harris-Morris, 23, was...

Halifax cancer researcher studies effects of radon gas and arsenic exposure

A national study led by researchers in Halifax is looking at the effects of radon gas and arsenic exposure on the human...

Canada to get Johnson & Johnson vaccine, but monitoring U.S. reports

Health Canada is “closely” monitoring the U.S. review of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after reports of extremely rare blood clotting...

Search and rescue training to take place over Lake Ontario near Kingston this week

A search and rescue team from CFB Trenton’s 8 Wing will be conducting training over Lake Ontario near Kingston this week.The combined...

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Sajjan criticizes Chinese moves to claim South China Sea but faces Tory grilling

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan took aim at recent Chinese military expansions into the South China Sea on Monday, even as he pushed...

Canada facing growing radicalization risk over COVID-19 lockdowns: report

Lockdowns put in place to counter COVID-19 could pose a risk of radicalizing Canadians towards violence, as security experts warn there is...

N.L. NDP challenge election results alleging voting irregularities

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O’Toole pressed on ‘pro-choice’ stance as MP readies bill to limit abortion access

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole was repeatedly pressed Monday morning about his pro-choice stance on abortion as his MP Cathay Wagantall readies a bill...

Liberals see majority support but face skepticism over spending ahead of budget: poll

The Liberal government is approaching the release of this year’s federal budget in a strong position to form a majority government in...

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W. Galen Weston, former George Weston chairman, dies at 80 following illness

W. Galen Weston has died at the age of 80. The former chairman of George Weston died peacefully at home April 12 after an...

Quebec premier tells young people to ‘respect the rules’ as emergency COVID-19 measures extended

Quebec is extending emergency measures for three regions as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to gain steam in the...

Ontario releases more details on COVID vaccinations for adults 18+ in hot spot neighbourhoods

Ontario officials said those who are aged 18 and older in high-risk hot spot areas ⁠— defined by select postal codes ⁠—...

Ontario reports more than 3,600 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,670 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 394,679. Tuesday’s case count is a significant drop from...

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Pfizer CEO says company can deliver 10% more doses to the U.S. by the end of May than previously agreed

Bottles for the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are ready to be prepared before the opening of a mass vaccination site in the Queens borough...

Moderna says new data shows its Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective against virus six months after second shot

A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus...

Iran to defy uranium enrichment limits of 2015 nuclear deal after attack on Natanz facility

Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi attends a nuclear deal review meeting in Tehran.Raheb Homavandi | ReutersWASHINGTON – Iran will begin enriching uranium at...

Biden proposes summit in phone call with Putin as Russian military builds presence on Ukraine border

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with leaders of the country's political parties represented in the lower house of parliament via a video...

FDA recommends states pause use of J&J Covid vaccine after rare blood-clotting issue affects 6 women, kills 1

The Food and Drug Administration asked states on Tuesday to temporarily halt using Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine "out of an abundance of caution"...

Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $63,000 ahead of Coinbase debut

The Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange application seen on the screen of an iPhone.Getty ImagesBitcoin surged to a fresh record high of more than $63,000 on...

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By all accounts, going to the toilet in space is horrid. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson said it was the most challenging thing about the...

The human scream actually means something

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The human scream can communicate at least six distinct emotions, according to new research published in PLOS Biology. Mammals frequently use screams to threaten aggressors...

Watching cows from space

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When looking down upon the Earth through the eyes of a satellite, what would you choose to look at? For students at the University...

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Michael DeForge, Walter Scott among finalists for Doug Wright Awards for Canadian comics

The Doug Wright Awards annually celebrate the best...

Sask. artist’s 365 daily pandemic art pieces help her live in the moment

Marsha Schuld started drawing to deal with the...

Soaring sales at Vancouver’s independent bookstores is one of the pandemic’s good-news stories

Independent bookstore owners in Vancouver say the pandemic...

This former Rubik’s record holder continues to unlock the true meaning of the cube

Memorial University student Sakib Ibn Rashid Rhivu admits...

Nomadland wins 4 BAFTAs, Chloé Zhao wins best director

Gig-economy Western Nomadland won four prizes including best picture...

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