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CANADA

COVID-19 Ontario: More than 1,000 new cases reported, nine additional deaths [Video]

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario have jumped back up past the 1,000 mark Wednesday following a slight dip reported a day earlier.

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CANADA

Coronavirus vaccine ‘passports’ in the works in Quebec, despite concerns globally and from Trudeau [Video]

The idea of giving citizens ‘passports’ proving they’ve been vaccinated is controversial around the world, and in Ottawabut less so in Quebec, whose health minister says the province is going full steam ahead on the idea.

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CANADA

Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination plan for migrant and undocumented workers [Video]

Migrant and undocumented workers must have access to the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Canada’s immunization effort, advocates said Wednesday, calling on all levels of government to ensure the workers are guaranteed the shots.

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NORTH AFRICA

Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Raise Ethics Concerns, Logistical Hurdles [Video]

The U.K. is weighing whether Britons will need proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to visit bars and return to the office, and Israel is issuing vaccination passports for going to hotels and gyms.

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

CBP Prepares For Arrival of Migrants Waiting in Mexico for Asylum Fox News South Texas [Video]

After months of living in tents near Gateway International Bridge, migrants in Matamoros prepare to be taken to the U.S to begin processing. Onelia Alonso, a Cuban migrant, says these months have been filled with uncertainty. She has not only had to face the pandemic but also a winter storm..

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CANADA

Ottawa-area family plays mini-golf in a winter wonderland [Video]

For an Ottawa-area couple dreaming of warmer days, they transformed their backyard into a nine-hole mini-putt golf course.

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CANADA

Some travellers to Toronto fear they will face fines amid struggle to book mandatory quarantine hotel [Video]

Some travellers arriving in Toronto say their calls are being disconnected after waiting hours to book a mandatory quarantine hotel.

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EAST ASIA

Kent Nagano named conductor emeritus, will feature in three online concerts [Video]

Former Montreal Symphony Orchestra (OSM) Kent Nagano is coming back for three special concerts, and will be named conductor emeritus.

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CANADA

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark opens COVID-19 vaccination clinics; almost 3,000 receive first dose [Video]

The first of four vaccination clinics in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark opened Tuesday in Kemptville, with approximately 175 health care workers from Kemptville District Hospital receiving their first dose.

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CANADA

Nepean resident concerned for her safety after coyotes caught on security camera [Video]

Jacqueline Boltons security cameras captured what appears to be two coyotes hunting down their prey, right in front of her house.

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CANADA

Some travellers from Toronto Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act [Video]

Several international travellers arriving at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport have refused to comply with a new rule requiring a three-day hotel quarantine, local police said Wednesday.

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CANADA

Ottawa girl raises hundreds of dollars for homeless respite centre [Video]

Standing just taller than the folding plastic table behind her, Charlotte Kwavnick is dwarfed by the two table spread. They are piled high with bags filled with socks, underwear, and gloves.