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New COVID cases spike for the first time in months

New COVID cases spike for the first time in months

Just as many had started to let their guard down, officials confirmed a spike in COVID cases, 342 in the last 24-hours. As Emad Agahi reports, it’s the highest case count in two months, causing many to wonder if the trend upward will impact the province’s stage-four reopening plan. News …

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Do athletes get money for medals? Why do divers use tiny towels? Your Olympic questions answered

Do athletes get money for medals? Why do divers use tiny towels? Your Olympic questions answered

Do Olympic athletes get any financial compensation for winning a medal? Why are Russian athletes competing but not Russia. And whatever happened to synchronized swimming?  With the Tokyo Olympic Games winding down this week, CBC News provides some answers to those burning questions sparked after weeks of Olympic event viewing. Medals So how much gold …

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5 key things to watch for in the UN climate report

5 key things to watch for in the UN climate report

Scientists are finalizing a long-awaited UN report updating the scientific consensus on climate change and the increasing risks it poses across the world. Coming out Monday, the report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will analyze thousands of studies published since the last IPCC scientific assessment in 2013. Filled …

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