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11-year-old St. Albert visual artist goes international

11-year-old St. Albert visual artist goes international

Bari Horn is one of 34 visual artists illustrating J.K. Rowling's new fairytale book
CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

Canada reached a troubling milestone on Monday, surpassing 300,000 total COVID cases since the pandemic began earlier this year, and health experts are alarmed — but not surprised — by the rapid growth we've seen over the last few weeks.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Nov. 16, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Nov. 16, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. Alberta has reported its deadliest day with 20 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing its total fatalities to 427 since the pandemic began.
Black Friday: Ikea will now buy back your gently-used furniture

Black Friday: Ikea will now buy back your gently-used furniture

The company is encouraging its Canadian shoppers to give back this Black Friday – in the form of gently-used furniture bought from the store
As domestic abuse victims move online for support, abusers can follow, cautions U of A researcher

As domestic abuse victims move online for support, abusers can follow, cautions U of A researcher

Social services providing online help amid pandemic need to be aware of how technology can be used and misused, argue researchers.
How to prepare for a winter of cycling

How to prepare for a winter of cycling

Winter cycling doesn't have to be a negative experience. With the proper preparation, cycling in the cooler months can be a fun, rewarding experience.
Tam warns of increasing pressure on hospitals as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Tam warns of increasing pressure on hospitals as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

TORONTO — The rising tide of COVID-19 infections across much of Canada threatens to swamp a hospital system already under strain, the country's top doctor warned Saturday amid case numbers that continued to set records in long-standing virus hot spot
What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives

What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives

OTTAWA — When Donald Trump leaves the White House, a regular feature of the last four years of Canadian politics is going to change: Conservatives will no longer constantly have to distance themselves from such a polarizing president.
'It's just disgusting': Broncos parents angry over lack of action on bus seatbelts

'It's just disgusting': Broncos parents angry over lack of action on bus seatbelts

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Rapid tests slow to be used as health officials unsure of reliability, best use

Rapid tests slow to be used as health officials unsure of reliability, best use

OTTAWA — More than 3.8 million rapid tests for COVID-19 are now in the hands of provincial health authorities but many jurisdictions are still evaluating how the devices might help battle the pandemic.