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1st throne speech from new Manitoba premier promises to keep nurses in province, re-examine rural health care

1st throne speech from new Manitoba premier promises to keep nurses in province, re-examine rural health care

In the first throne speech since Heather Stefanson became Manitoba’s premier, the Progressive Conservative government promises to re-examine changes proposed to rural health care, ensure more graduating nurses stay in the province and introduce a strategy to reduce homelessness. Stefanson’s first throne speech, an 11-page document obtained by CBC News Monday evening, lays out …

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NASA to launch test mission of asteroid-deflecting spacecraft

NASA to launch test mission of asteroid-deflecting spacecraft

A SpaceX rocket was set to blast off from California late Tuesday as NASA seeks to demonstrate a first-of-its-kind planetary defence system, designed to deflect an asteroid from a potential doomsday collision with Earth. The DART mission will test NASA’s ability to alter an asteroid’s trajectory with kinetic force — crashing …

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Morant and the Grizzlies take on the Raptors

Morant and the Grizzlies take on the Raptors

Toronto Raptors (8-10, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-8, sixth in the Western Conference) Memphis, Tennessee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with Toronto. He’s ninth in the NBA scoring 25.5 points per game. The Grizzlies have gone 6-3 …

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‘Unprecedented’ storm moves over southwestern Newfoundland

‘Unprecedented’ storm moves over southwestern Newfoundland

A severe rainstorm is bearing down on south western Newfoundland. (Peter Cowan/CBC) A severe rainstorm is beginning to move over southwestern Newfoundland, in what meteorologists are predicting will be an “unprecedented” weather event.  “For me, this is my first time seeing a rainstorm like this. It’s almost eerily similar to kind of …

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