Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

The United Kingdom passed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus infections on Sunday, official figures showed, in the latest grim milestone for the European country worst-hit by

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Proposal to push Santa parades after Remembrance Day

LONDON, ONT. — City council is poised to end the angst caused by Santa Claus parades taking place before Remembrance Day. In a new

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Chuckwagon drivers concerned about future of the sport after Stampede reduces drivers

CALGARY — The Rangeland Derby will have a much different look to it the next time the wagons hit the track at the Calgary

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Canada Post says dog attacks on mail carriers have increased during pandemic

TORONTO — Canada Post is asking homeowners to keep their dogs away from postal service workers, due to a rise in dog attacks on

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American singer Akon moves ahead with $6-billion ‘Akon City’ in Senegal

DAKAR, SENEGAL — American R&B singer Akon is moving ahead with plans to create a futuristic pan-African city, announcing Monday that construction will begin

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61-year-old Alberta man drowns at beach in B.C.’s Okanagan: RCMP

VANCOUVER — Mounties in B.C.’s Okanagan are investigating after a 61-year-old Alberta man drowned at a local beach. First responders were called to Okanagan

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Testing, tracing and distancing key to prevent COVID-19 resurgence, new models show

TORONTO — Keeping the novel coronavirus at bay will require many more months of physical distancing, ramped-up testing and contact tracing, quarantining and workplace

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Important year for harness horse racing in Leamington

WINDSOR, ONT. — Harness horse racing in Leamington has managed to avoid a lost season due to COVID-19 but, the industry’s future in the

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Pair killed in glider crash identified as instructor and student

Two men killed in a glider crash south of Calgary have been identified as an instructor and student who were considered very capable pilots.

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‘No Peace Until Justice’ march set for downtown Ottawa

OTTAWA — Thousands of people are expected to gather in downtown Ottawa this afternoon for the “No Peace Until Justice” march. The rally to

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