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Canadian troops lining up in droves to be vaccinated with 85% receiving one dose

Canadian troops lining up in droves to be vaccinated with 85% receiving one dose

OTTAWA — Canadian military personnel have come forward in droves to be vaccinated for COVID-19, with the Department of National Defence reporting more than 85 per cent of all troops having received at least one dose.
Community involvement key to safe, reclaimable coal mines: industry scientists

Community involvement key to safe, reclaimable coal mines: industry scientists

Coal mines can be environmentally safe and can become useful, enjoyable landscapes when the seam runs out, say scientists working with industry.
Families vow to continue land battle in New Brunswick's Kouchibouguac National Park

Families vow to continue land battle in New Brunswick's Kouchibouguac National Park

KOUCHIBOUGUAC, N.B. — A group of 50 people gathered last week on a grassy area overlooking the Fontaine River on New Brunswick's east coast to share memories and erect a teepee.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on May 23, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on May 23, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday May 23, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 385,214 new vaccinations administered for a total of 20,714,198 doses given. Nationwide, 1,628,992 people or 4.
Amateur fossil hunter finds 84-million-year-old fossilized turtle on Vancouver Island

Amateur fossil hunter finds 84-million-year-old fossilized turtle on Vancouver Island

COURTENAY, B.C. — Russell Ball was taking one of his usual walks along Vancouver Island's Puntledge River on a cool, grey day in January when he noticed something out of the ordinary.
Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
2 Ontario tickets split $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

2 Ontario tickets split $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Two ticket holders in Ontario will share the nearly $9 million dollar jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. Each winning ticket is worth just over $4.43 million.
Film producer Avi Lewis named as NDP candidate in B.C. riding

Film producer Avi Lewis named as NDP candidate in B.C. riding

HALFMOON BAY, B.C. — Documentary film producer Avi Lewis has been acclaimed as the federal NDP candidate in a riding in southern British Columbia.
More than half of Canadians have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

More than half of Canadians have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

MONTREAL — Canada's race toward widespread COVID-19 immunity reached a milestone on Saturday, as numbers showed half the national population has received at least one dose of vaccine meant to protect against the virus.
Police investigating threat against Echaquan family during outing in Trois-Rivières

Police investigating threat against Echaquan family during outing in Trois-Rivières

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. — Police in Trois-Rivières, Que., say they are investigating a criminal harassment complaint filed by a member of Joyce Echaquan's family who was allegedly threatened in town on Friday. Sgt.