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A Canadian guide to the 2023 Grammy Awards this weekend | CBC

Several Canadians could leave the Grammy Awards with an armful of trophies on Sunday, but most of them aren’t household names. While Bryan Adams, Drake and Michael Bublé are all contenders this year, many of the other homegrown nominees on the leader board are professionals behind the scenes who added pop and fizz to some […]

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Ottawa withdraws controversial amendments to firearms law | CBC

The Liberal government has withdrawn a series of controversial amendments to pending firearms legislation, C-21 — changes that some firearms owners say would have unfairly targeted hunters and farmers. Amid fierce opposition from Conservative, NDP and Bloc MPs and firearms rights groups, Liberal MP Taleeb Noormohamed said Friday the government is withdrawing a long list of guns […]

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Video captures golfing toddler getting a hole-in-one | CBC News

What started off as a regular trip to the park on Sunday, riding bikes and swinging toy golf clubs, turned into a day the Martin family say it’ll never forget.  Sucking on a pacifier and his favourite club in hand, 15-month-old Walker Martin took a swing and hit the hole 10 metres away — no […]

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Quebec-based COVID-19 vaccine maker Medicago to shut down | CBC

Mitsubishi Chemical Group is shutting down Medicago Inc., a COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer with headquarters in Quebec City. A year ago, Medicago’s plant-based COVID-19 vaccine, Covifenz, was approved by Health Canada, and it was touted as a homegrown shot against SARS-CoV-2. Then in March, the World Health Organization decided not to accept Medicago’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, citing the […]

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5 Prince George Mounties charged in death of Indigenous man | CBC

Two RCMP officers in Prince George, B.C., have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the 2017 death of an Indigenous man, Crown prosecutors announced Wednesday. Another three have been charged with attempting to obstruct justice related to the events immediately after Dale Culver’s death on July 18, 2017, according to a news release from […]

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Longtime CBC radio producer Michael Finlay dies after random

Longtime CBC radio producer Michael Finlay died Tuesday from medical complications following a random assault in Toronto’s east end, his family has confirmed. In a note to staff, Cathy Perry, CBC’s executive director of newsgathering and operations, said he will be remembered as an exceptional storyteller, documentary maker and editor. Finlay retired from CBC in 2010 after working […]

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Assembly of First Nations CEO Janice Ciavaglia resigns | CBC News

The CEO of the Assembly of First Nations is resigning, according to an email seen by CBC News, another blow to the national organization that has been hounded by allegations of a toxic workplace. In an email sent to all secretariat staff on Monday, the AFN’s vice-president of operations and administration Jonathan Thompson said Janice Ciavaglia has […]

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Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet to retire | CBC News

Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet is retiring, the Vatican announced Monday. Ouellet was the head of the Vatican’s powerful bishops’ office. The Vatican said Pope Francis accepted Ouellet’s resignation, due to him having reached the age limit. Ouellet is 78, which is three years past the normal retirement age for bishops. Ouellet is facing sexual misconduct […]

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Watch the Arctic Winter Games opening ceremonies | CBC News

Watch the opening ceremonies live on CBC North starting at 6:50 MT Sunday, Jan. 29 with Devin Heroux of CBC Sports in English and Teresa Qiatsuq of CBC Nunavut in Inuktitut. ᐱᖑᐊᕐᕕᔪᐊᕐᓂᖅ  ᒪᑐᐃᕐᑕᐅᓂᖓ  ᑏᕖᒃᑯᑦ  ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑲᐅᑎᒋᓛᕐᑐᑦ   6:50  ᐅᓄᓕᕐᑎᓗᒍ  ᑕᕐᕋᒥᐅᑉ  ᓯᕿᖑᔭᖓ  ᒪᓕᒡᓗᒍ   ᓰᐲᓰᒃᑯᑦ  ᓈᒃᑎᖑᔭᐅᓕᕐᐸᑦ  ᔮᓄᐊᕆ  – 29 – ᒥᑦ Related Content Red Dress pin spreads MMIWG awareness at Arctic Winter […]

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4 hospitalized after 2 avalanches in southeastern B.C. | CBC News

Four people are in hospital – two in critical condition – after two separate avalanches Monday afternoon in southeastern B.C. Three were injured in an avalanche near Revelstoke, about 200 kilometres northeast of Kelowna, said B.C. Emergency Health Services (BCEHS). The fourth person was caught in an avalanche near Cherryville further south. Two of the people in the […]