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Groundhog Day: Shubenacadie Sam, Wiarton Willie disagree on weather forecast

Groundhog Day: Shubenacadie Sam, Wiarton Willie disagree on weather forecast

Canada's three foremost weather-minded marmots are at loggerheads this Groundhog Day.
Hamelin, Poulin named Canada's flag-bearers for Olympic opening ceremony in Beijing

Hamelin, Poulin named Canada's flag-bearers for Olympic opening ceremony in Beijing

BEIJING — Charles Hamelin's teammates were speculating recently about who might carry Canada's flag into the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. Hamelin had a hard time keeping a straight face.

CP NewsAlert: Hamelin, Poulin named Canada's flag-bearers in Beijing

BEIJING — Women's hockey captain Marie-Philip Poulin and short-track speedskating star Charles Hamelin have been named Canada's flag-bearers for Friday's opening ceremonies of Beijing's Winter Olympics More coming. The Canadian Press
Hundreds of air travellers using special code to avoid Canadian no-fly list snags

Hundreds of air travellers using special code to avoid Canadian no-fly list snags

OTTAWA — More than 850 people have been assigned a special number to help avoid being inadvertently ensnared by Canada's no-fly list.
More provinces preparing to loosen COVID-19 restrictions in coming weeks

More provinces preparing to loosen COVID-19 restrictions in coming weeks

More provinces say they are preparing to loosen COVID-19 restrictions in the coming weeks, even as virus-related hospitalizations remain high. British Columbia's provincial health officer, Dr.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $25 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $25 million jackpot in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Feb. 4 will be an estimated $30 million. The Canadian Press

Ottawa protest arrests, more provinces loosening restrictions: In The News for Feb. 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Experts hopeful about Omicron's end but wary about what lies ahead

VANCOUVER — The Omicron wave appears to be cresting across the country, but it's difficult to predict what's next for the pandemic, experts say. Prof.

Various Two Bears brand oat milk products being pulled over undeclared milk

Several Two Bears brand oat milk products are being pulled from the shelves because they contain milk not declared on the label. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were sold across Canada and online.
'I call for calm': Alberta premier condemns violence at U.S. border standoff

'I call for calm': Alberta premier condemns violence at U.S. border standoff

COUTTS, Alta. — A trucker blockade in southern Alberta at the United States border turned violent Tuesday after some protesters breached police barriers to join the demonstration and Mounties backed off out of concern for safety.