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Parents of young kids feel 'left behind' as they await COVID-19 vaccine
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: Parents who spoke to CBC News say they've put their lives on hold, waiting for a chance to vaccinate their children who are under five years old. But there is no certainty on when a vaccine might become available to the youngest Canadians.
Gaping potholes, crumbling roads across rural N.L. threaten province's plan to restore tourism industry
News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador: Scratch and patch season, also known as summer, often doesn't come at all in the province's remotest corners. This year, despite a pedal-to-the-metal marketing campaign welcoming back come from aways, not much has changed.
Killer who stabbed family was charged with stalking, sexual assault days before attack
News/Canada/Ottawa: The 21-year-old who stabbed a mother and her two daughters Monday night is the son of the family's next-door neighbour, had a romantic interest in one of the victims, and was just days ago charged with stalking and sexual assault against another woman, CBC News has learned.
Do unions at Starbucks mean the labour movement is picking up steam?
News/Business: A growing effort to unionize Starbucks cafes in the U.S. and Canada as well as Amazon warehouses, Apple stores, and Indigo book shops has union leaders and experts wondering if this the start of a shift in labour movement after decades of decline in the private sector.
Do more to counter violent extremism in Canada, MPs recommend
News/Politics: The federal government has to do more to counter the threat of ideologically motivated violent extremism in Canada, including strengthening terrorist financing laws to counter it, says the House of Commons public safety committee.
These students say virtual learning makes the transition to high school, university much harder
News/Canada: From disrupted exams to learning new studying habits, many students say they have lacked consistency with school since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the transitional years — moving from Grade 8 to high school or Grade 12 to post-secondary — already brings the fear of the unknown.
Electric-blue, shimmering clouds begin their annual appearance across Canada
News/Science: Amazing. Beautiful. Superb. These are words many people use to describe one of the sky’s most beautiful displays: noctilucent clouds. And the time is right for Canadians to try to see them for themselves.
Sea Dogs defeat Bulldogs to capture 2nd Memorial Cup in franchise's 17-year history
Sports/Hockey: Considered a long shot at the beginning of the Canadian Hockey League championship due to a first-round loss in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs, the host Saint John Sea Dogs downed the Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3 in Wednesday's championship game.
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas top Trump White House lawyer Pat Cipollone
News/World: The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection issued a subpoena Wednesday to former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, whom previous witnesses have testified was in meetings in which lawyers debated strategies to overturn former president Donald Trump's election loss.
Trump no longer deemed in contempt of court in New York case
News/World: Donald Trump was formally released on Wednesday from an order finding him in contempt of court for having failed to comply with a subpoena from New York's attorney general, who is investigating the former U.S. president's business practices.
Summer of labour unrest expected as inflation soars and contracts run out
News/Business: Canada could face a summer of strikes and other labour disruptions as workers demand cost-of-living increases and better conditions than those seen throughout the past two years of the pandemic, say union officials and other observers.
Brown considering a run in Brampton mayoral race if rival Poilievre looks likely to win Tory leadership
News/Politics: Brampton, Ont. Mayor Patrick Brown says he's considering a run for re-election if it seems he’s going to lose to Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre in the party’s September leadership race.
Blair says he never interfered in N.S. shooting investigation, as more allegations emerge
News/Politics: Bill Blair said that while serving as public safety minister it was his job to gather information about how the RCMP was responding to the worst mass shooting in Canadian history, but he did not interfere politically in the investigation.