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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.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6 p.m. Alberta is reporting 621 new COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths. Dr.
Cloistered nuns get vaccinated to do their 'duty as citizens' and neighbours

Cloistered nuns get vaccinated to do their 'duty as citizens' and neighbours

MONTREAL — Cloistered nuns in Montreal's Carmelite monastery lined up to complete their COVID-19 vaccinations yesterday.
Canada's 50 per cent vaccine milestone a psychological boost to keep going: experts

Canada's 50 per cent vaccine milestone a psychological boost to keep going: experts

Raywat Deonandan is feeling more hopeful these days, and he's noticed a renewed optimism in many of his epidemiology and infectious disease colleagues.
'Proved that they care': Man who held hunger strike hopeful after suicide bill passes

'Proved that they care': Man who held hunger strike hopeful after suicide bill passes

Last summer, a 24-year-old fiddle teacher walked more than 600 kilometres from his home in northern Saskatchewan to the legislature in Regina after a bill to address suicides was voted down a second time.
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