January 22, 2021

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Trudeau considers mandatory hotel quarantine for returning travellers
The federal government is mulling a mandatory quarantine in hotels for returning travellers as the country's top doctor warns that easing COVID-19 restrictions too quickly could cause case numbers to shoot up again.
In light of 'stark' $393K report into ex-GG Payette, PM reassessing how successor picked
Facing the fallout from the sudden departure of Julie Payette as Canada's governor general, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reassessing the vetting process for top-level appointments to see how it can be improved to avoid future unprecedented departures.
'We were starting to take steps forward': Manitoba family asked to relocate dad's body due to mistake with cemetery plot
A Manitoba family is reliving the heartbreak of losing their father as they have been asked to dig up his body and move it because the plot the family purchased already had been sold to someone else.
Is this the end of QAnon? The reckoning inside the conspiracy theory that snared thousands
Adherents of conspiracy theory QAnon have rebranded, pivoted to new goals, or been scooped up by even more radical extremist groups after ‘the great reckoning’ failed to appear on Inauguration day.
PM urges Canadians to cancel travel plans after data reveals 1M travelled over holidays
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had strong words and an order to 'cancel' any trips abroad, as mobile phone data revealed more than a million Canadians went on overnight holiday-season travel.
Capitol Police questioned after National Guard soldiers camp in cold parking garage
Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police, now facing allegations that the agency evicted troops sent to help after its failure to stop rioting mobs two weeks ago.
'It's garbage': Infectious disease expert debunks 'Facts Not Fear' COVID-19 flyer
A conspiracy theory flyer claiming to promote ‘Facts Not Fear’ about the COVID-19 pandemic is full of misinformation about face masks, lockdowns and coronavirus testing.
New variant behind massive COVID-19 outbreak at Ontario LTC home
The mystery of why virtually all of the seniors and 74 workers became infected with COVID-19 at Roberta Place long-term care is now becoming clear -- one of the new variants of the novel coronavirus was behind the outbreak.
Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86
Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
Biden orders review of domestic extremism threat in U.S.
President Joe Biden has directed his intelligence community to study the threat of domestic extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a violent mob loyal to Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.
Only 3 residents at Roberta Place in Barrie, Ont., not infected with COVID-19 as death toll rises
The number of deaths amid a devastating COVID-19 outbreak at Roberta Place has risen to 27 on Friday after two more residents died.
N.B. puts Edmundston region in lockdown because of rapid increase of COVID-19 cases
New Brunswick's top doctor says the "time is now" for a lockdown in Zone 4, the Edmundston region.
Ont. doctor accused of failing to disclose contact with U.K. traveller removed from LTC home medical team
An Ontario doctor who is facing charges for allegedly misleading health officials about how she contracted the highly contagious U.K. variant of the coronavirus has been removed from the medical team at a Whitby long-term care home.
On 5th anniversary of mass shooting, Sask. premier calls La Loche 'a beacon of hope'
Premier Scott Moe says La Loche 'will be a beacon of hope for future generations across Saskatchewan.'
WestJet cancels Calgary to Toronto flight to address indicator light in 737 MAX
A Friday morning flight from Calgary to Toronto was cancelled as maintenance conducted a checklist to turn off a light on the monitoring system on board the Boeing 737 MAX.
PM urges Canadians to cancel travel plans after data reveals 1M travelled over holidays
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had strong words and an order to 'cancel' any trips abroad, as mobile phone data revealed more than a million Canadians went on overnight holiday-season travel.
Ontario reports fewer than 2,700 new cases of COVID-19 as positivity rate continues to drop
Ontario health officials are reporting fewer than 2,700 new cases of COVID-19 as the province’s positivity rate dropped for the third day in a row.
Federal public safety minister suspends sale of decommissioned RCMP vehicles
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair has suspended the sale of decommissioned RCMP vehicles, two days after a man in Nova Scotia was arrested for allegedly impersonating an officer while driving a fake police car.
'We were starting to take steps forward': Manitoba family asked to relocate dad's body due to mistake with cemetery plot
A Manitoba family is reliving the heartbreak of losing their father as they have been asked to dig up his body and move it because the plot the family purchased already had been sold to someone else.
N.S. identifies two variant COVID-19 cases; four new infections reported Friday
Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting four new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and have identified two variant cases of the virus in individuals that were tested in December.
The House will send an impeachment article, or charge, to the Senate on Monday.
AstraZeneca is the latest company, after Pfizer, to warn of delivery delays, frustrating officials.
Photographs of hundreds of National Guard members sheltering underground sparked anger among lawmakers.
Stripped of presidential powers and silenced online, can Trump still make a political comeback?
In the city where the virus first emerged there is now an insistence that it came from elsewhere.
Police hold aides to Putin critic Alexei Navalny as social media buzzes with plans for protests.
Critics say requiring 75% of Congress to alter the total ban would make a change almost impossible.
After threatening to cut off Australia, could Google survive without it?
The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 may have to be held behind closed doors if they are to go ahead this year, athletics chief Lord Coe says.
Central African Republic, two-thirds controlled by rebels, is "at grave risk" the UN envoy says.
A photomontage seems to show the ex-president playing in the shadow of a warplane or large drone.
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz is given a jail term by a Swiss court in a historic corruption case.
President Yoweri Museveni sees off another challenger despite the expectation surrounding Bobi Wine.
Celebrations broke out across Ballina when Biden's presidential victory was declared - and for the young people of the town, it meant that anything was possible.
Rémy Julienne was one of the world's top stunt artists, devising crashes and collisions in 1,400 films.
Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86
Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
In lawsuit, woman alleges UFC fighter Conor McGregor assaulted her
UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been sued in Ireland by a woman who accused the mixed martial arts star of assaulting her.
Canadian Olympic boss says IOC plans to go ahead with Tokyo Games this summer
The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee says the IOC remains committed to staging the Summer Games in Tokyo this summer.
Canadian rankings to be used to determine final wild-card spots at Scotties and Brier
Curling Canada has decided to use the national ranking system as its selection criteria for the final wild-card berths at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts and Tim Hortons Brier.
Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse among six swimmers named early to Canadian Olympic team
Penny Oleksiak and Kylie Masse were among six swimmers named early to Canada's Olympic team Friday.
Canada's Channell slides to bronze medal at skeleton World Cup stop
Canada's Jane Channell slid to a bronze medal Friday at a World Cup skeleton event.
'Ready to be flexible': NHL teams know different looks key against familiar foes
Players and coaches across the NHL have talked a lot about embracing change and new normals in this most unusual of seasons. The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it an abbreviated schedule, realigned divisions, a host of consecutive games between the same two teams, and no fewer than 213 pages of health and safety protocols.
NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers
The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has COVID-19
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish club said Friday.
Spanish tennis player says she tested positive for COVID-19
A Spanish tennis player ranked in the top 70 who was forced to quarantine in her hotel room after potentially being exposed to the coronavirus on an Australian Open charter flight says she tested positive for COVID-19.
Amid cancellation talk, Tokyo Olympics 'focused on hosting'
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled.
Canada's long-track speedskating team racing internationally again in Dutch 'bubble'
Canada's long-track speedskating team has entered a Dutch 'bubble' to compete in its first international races in over 10 months.
Sepp Blatter spent a week in an induced coma, daughter says
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter spent a week in an induced coma after having heart surgery in December, his family said Thursday.
Lithuania offers to replace Belarus as hockey worlds co-host
Lithuania offered to replace ousted Belarus as co-host of this year's hockey world championships on Thursday.
Former IOC VP says spectators could be optional for Tokyo Olympics
Former IOC vice-president Dick Pound says the Tokyo Olympics could go ahead without fans, and he predicted the games will open on July 23 despite surging coronavirus cases in Japan and around the globe.
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4,814 new COVID-19 cases reported across Canada on Friday
Officials from across the country provide updates on the pandemic across Canada.
Here's who will get the COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.
B.C. health official details four-phase plan to immunize British Columbians who want the vaccine.
PM explains Pfizer delay, when Canada can expect shipment
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will receive 4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine before March 31.
Sharkawy: Travel restrictions needed to deal with variants
CTV News Infectious Disease Expert Abdu Sharkawy warns more travel restrictions are needed to lower the spread of COVID-19.
Ford offers glimmer of hope about the state of the pandemic
An Ontario doctor speaks about the need to get residents in long term care facilities vaccinated and the government's failures.
Feds sending two mobile hospital units to GTA as cases surge
Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair outlines government COVID-19 assistance to regions across Canada.
Some evidence that U.K. variant may be more deadly: Johnson
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the new variant, which data shows is more infectious, may also be more deadly.
'This might be your only chance': Couple gets married in ICU
A U.K. couple infected with COVID-19 decided to marry on COVID-19 ward, when the groom-to-be's health deteriorated.
Researcher urges Sask. government to ban in-person dining
The push for tighter restrictions follows new data from a survey that finds people breaking COVID-19 rules.
Democracy Watch: Payette should lose pension and perks
Democracy Watch's Duff Conacher says that Julie Payette should lose her government pension and perks after resigning as governor general.
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