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Canadians who flout quarantine laws could face stiffer penalties, Trudeau says

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today his government is open to stricter penalties for travellers who violate the mandatory quarantine period. The PM also appeared to swat away Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s call for stronger restrictions at the land border, arguing the measures now in place are working.

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Thousands pack Liverpool nightclub in one of series of U.K. test events on mass gatherings

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Several thousand music fans on Friday became the first people in Britain in more than a year to legally dance, drink and listen to music in a nightclub as part of a test to see whether physical distancing measures can be eased without triggering new coronavirus outbreaks.

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Human smuggling operation suspected after police find more than 90 people in Texas home

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More than 90 people were found in a house in southwestern Houston that investigators suspect was part of a human smuggling operation, police said Friday.

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Andre De Grasse continues quick start to season at North Florida Invitational

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Andre De Grasse continued his quick start out of the 2021 gates. The Canadian placed second in the 100 metres with a time of 10.05 seconds at the North Florida Invitational on Friday in the sprinter’s training home of Jacksonville, Fla.

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Lynda Kiejko named as Canada’s lone shooting athlete for Tokyo Olympics

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Lynda Kiejko of Calgary was named to Canada’s Olympic team Friday. She’ll compete in the 10-metre air pistol and the 25-metre air pistol at the Asaka range.

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The next Connor: Hockey’s latest phenom went distance to find a game in pandemic

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Connor Bedard, the first player granted exceptional status to suit up in the WHL a year early and tabbed as the likely first pick in the 2023 NHL draft, saw his inaugural junior season put on ice by COVID-19. That began a long road, including a trip to Sweden with his sister, to where he is now.

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Committee on military sexual misconduct hits a wall as MPs clash over questioning PM’s adviser

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For the second time in as many weeks, the House of Commons defence committee descended into chaos and confusion today as Liberal government members tried to avoid an opposition demand to call a senior member of the prime minister’s staff to testify on sexual misconduct in the military

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At $289K, Vancouver’s most affordable property is also the city’s tiniest

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With just 9 feet of frontage, an East Vancouver property is listed for $289K with unapproved development plans for a tiny house.

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Committee on military sexual misconduct hits a wall as MPs clash over questioning PM’s adviser

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For the second time in as many weeks, the House of Commons defence committee descended into chaos and confusion today as Liberal government members tried to avoid an opposition demand to call a senior member of the prime minister’s staff to testify on sexual misconduct in the military

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Truck bomb kills at least 14, injures dozens in Afghanistan

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A powerful suicide truck bombing struck a guest house in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 14 people and wounding as many as 90, the Interior Ministry said.