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Why some snowbirds are still heading south this winter despite COVID-19 and a closed land border Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some Canadian snowbirds still plan to head to the U.S. this winter. They say they will take precautions and stick to their communities, where they feel safe. | 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why the experts think Belarus isn't going to be Putin's next Ukraine If there is a glimmer of a silver lining for Canada, the U.K. and its allies as they watchthe brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters in Belarus, it's this:Russia probablydoesn't want anotherUkraine and it certainly can't afford one. | 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Keystone XL has turned Oyen, Alta., into a boom town in a province that needs it Alberta hasn't felt the heat of a boom in years.But for the last few months, Oyen and its neighbours have been getting a taste of what, for some Albertans, may feel a bit like the good old days because of the Keystone XL pipeline. | 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'I am Woman,' singer Helen Reddy dies at age 78 Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem I Am Womanand recorded a string of other hits, has died. She was 78. | 4 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The National for September 29 The fight against a resurgence of COVID-19 in long-term care homes. Plus, Trump and Biden face off in their first debate. | 7 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Disney will lay off 28,000 theme parks workers due to coronavirus pandemic Squeezed by attendance limits at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it planned to lay off 28,000 workers in its parks division in California and Florida. | 10 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The CERB benefit is over here's what you need to know now Now that the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) has wound down, people who are still jobless are eligible for other federal financial supports to help get them through the next phase of the pandemic. | 11 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Investigations launched after Indigenous woman records Quebec hospital staff uttering slurs before her death A Quebec coroner's investigation and an administrative probe have been launched into the death of an Atikamekw woman at a Joliette, Que., hospital on Monday, shortly after she broadcast a video live on Facebook showing hospital staff insulting her and swe | 12 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Doctors worry supplies of flu vaccine, PPE won't meet demand, survey suggests A new survey finds many doctors fear they won't have enough of the flu vaccine to meet the demand this season. | 12 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Some good news from across the country on Tuesday With much of the world struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some good-news stories to report. Here's a brief roundup. | 16 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend