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Rural Revival: What’s behind Canada’s small town boom

Sat, 11/20/2021 - 05:00
Twin crises of housing affordability and the pandemic are driving millennials into the countryside and bringing about a rural revival.
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Siakam’s 32 help Raptors beat Kings 108-89

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 22:48
Pascal Siakam scored 18 of his season-high 32 points in the first half and the Toronto Raptors continued their recent dominance in Sacramento, thumping the Kings 108-89 on Friday night.
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Ontario in standoff with optometrists over exam fees

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 16:47
Optometrists began withholding services covered by the province's health plan on Sept. 1, after warning they would no longer offer them at a financial loss.
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‘Boycott Chapman’s’: Why anti-vaccine groups are taking aim at ice cream

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 10:21
Self-described anti-vaccine groups are calling for a boycott of Chapman's ice cream after the company offered a pay rise to staff vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Focus shifts to Ontario’s local public health units as Health Canada approves COVID vaccine for kids

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 10:10
The onus to vaccinate kids five to 11 against COVID-19 in Ontario has shifted to local public health units now that the federal government has approved Pfizer's child-sized shot.
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Private insurance is hurdle for Ontario patients needing ‘miracle’ Cystic Fibrosis drug

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 09:00
An annual price tag of $300,000 per patient puts Trikafta out of reach for a lot of families. Ontario said it would cover the drug, but some patients say there's a catch.
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Ontario reports nearly 800 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 08:05
Ontario is reporting 793 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second straight day counts are in the 700s as cases continue to rise week over week.
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Toronto faces Sacramento, seeks to end 3-game skid

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 01:43
Toronto Raptors (7-8, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (6-9, 12th in the Western Conference)
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Gay scores 20 points, Jazz beat Raptors

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 21:52
Rudy Gay hit five three-pointers and scored 20 points in his season debut to help the Utah Jazz beat the Toronto Raptors 119-103 on Thursday night.
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Rielly, Campbell lead red-hot Leafs over Rangers

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 19:35
Igor Shesterkin had the Maple Leafs' number the last time he stepped on Scotiabank Arena ice.
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