New study makes curious observation: Hospitalized COVID-19 patients were less likely to wear glasses

TORONTO — Researchers in China have observed a curious link in one of the more specific COVID-19 studies to come out of this pandemic:

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Students turned away from Western University campus testing centre due to overwhelming demand

LONDON, ONT. — As word spread of five Western University students testing positive over the weekend, the lineups grew at the mobile assessment centre

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Parties have until this afternoon to nominate candidates for New Brunswick election

FREDERICTON — Today is the deadline for political parties to nominate candidates and submit paperwork to Elections New Brunswick. The full list of candidates

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One of the FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives has been taken into custody

Yaser Abdel Said, one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, has been “taken into custody without incident today in Justin, TX,” according to

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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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Edmonton weather for Thursday, August 6

EDMONTON — Edmonton gets one more day of heat before a cooler pattern settles in. Temperatures will be up around 30 again today with

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Windsor to look at adding more bylaw enforcement officers after 14,000 complaints

WINDSOR, ONT. — A conversation about Windsor’s compliment of bylaw enforcement officers will take place at the city’s next budget meeting. Nearly 14,000 complaints

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Matthew McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures

NEW YORK — Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey didn’t want to write an ordinary celebrity book. “This is not a traditional memoir, or an advice

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RCMP call off potential Amber Alert after 3 children found safe

UNITY — RCMP say three children allegedly abducted by their father from their mother’s home in Unity have been located safe and sound after

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Blue Jays can’t play home games in Toronto after federal government rejects plan

TORONTO — The Blue Jays can’t play home games in Toronto this season after the federal government rejected the club’s plan to use Rogers

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