2 Alberta communities facing important weekends in their COVID-19 battles

CALGARY — Two COVID-19 outbreaks in southern Alberta are being closely monitored by health officials. A large spike in virus numbers in both the

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Mexico’s COVID deaths pass 30,000, world’s fifth highest total

MEXICO CITY — Mexico topped 30,000 COVID-19 deaths Saturday, overtaking France as the country with the fifth-highest death toll since the coronavirus outbreak began.

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Police called in to shut down Canada Day celebrations at Mooney’s Bay

OTTAWA — The City of Ottawa had to call in the police to shut down the Mooney’s Bay area after thousands of people gathered

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Residents protest ‘extreme force’ allegedly used by West Grey Police

DURHAM, ON — An alleged case of police brutality sparked a protest outside West Grey Police Headquarters in Durham Thursday night. About 50 supporters

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Man sentenced after RCMP finds stolen property, firearms in Frog Lake First Nation residence

A 49-year-old man is facing various charges after Elk Point RCMP found stolen property and firearms in a Frog Lake First Nation residence on

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Saskatoon’s apartments among cheapest of Canadian cities: report

SASKATOON — If you’re looking for a cheap one-bedroom apartment, Saskatoon may be the place to be. The city ranks as 23rd on a

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Man, 31, dead after a single-vehicle crash in Barrie

BARRIE — A 31-year-old man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Barrie on Saturday night. Barrie Police say it happened around 8:40 p.m.

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Manitoba health officials to give COVID-19 update as Phase 2 of reopening begins

WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials will be giving an update on COVID-19 in the province as Phase Two of the reopening plan begins. Dr.

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Roughly $1 million in damage from Kitchener townhouse fire

WATERLOO — An estimated $1 million in damage has been reported from an early morning townhouse fire in Kitchener. Fire crews were called to

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Ottawa and area businesses selling face masks during COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health suggests Ottawa residents wear a mask or face-covering when going into public during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr.

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