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<aNovak Djokovic loses possibility to protect Australian Open title as court...

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Novak Djokovic's hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star's appeal against a deportation order.Novak Djokovic plays a forehand during a practice session ahead of the 2022 Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday. A court upheld a decision by the immigration minister to cancel the…

Céline Dion cancels North American trip dates, mentioning muscle convulsions

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Céline Dion won't be resuming her anticipated Courage World Tour this March after all.Singer Céline Dion is seen performing at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City in this September 2019 file photo. Citing ongoing issues with muscle spasms, Dion has announced she'll be cancelling the remaining North American dates for her Courage World Tour. (Jacques…

All captives safe following standoff inside Texas synagogue; captor dead

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Four hostages are safe and their captor is dead after an hours-long standoff that began when the man took over services at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting on a live stream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan.Law…

Eli’s motion picture choices for 2022: Superheroes, follows up, animation– and...

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This year promises to bring more of what Hollywood excels at — superheroes and sequels, sequels, sequels. But scan a little further and you'll find original offerings from some of the best in the biz, including from Canada.Left to right: The Batman; Bob's Burgers; Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All At Once; Miles Morales as Spider-Man; and…

Care suppliers state Ottawa takes far too long to spend for...

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Some health care providers say bureaucratic red tape at the federal level is holding up vital therapies for First Nations children, causing some kids to experience further developmental delays and leaving their businesses in financial distress.First Nations children's funding delayed by bureaucratic red tapeFederal funding designed to help First Nations children isn't reaching the people…

This is what Quebec’s medical professionals and nurses are seeing in...

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More than 3,000 people are now in hospital with COVID-19 in Quebec, the most since the start of the pandemic. But there are also signs of hope, health-care workers say, including in the improvements in care and the efficacy of vaccines in preventing serious illness.Dr. Joseph Dahine, an intensive care specialist at Laval's Cité de la Santé…

Justice Fund pilot program a crash-course in life abilities for youths...

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Organizers include Noah '40' Shebib, the global music powerhouse and producer of many of superstar Drake’s hits.Camp sets Toronto teens up for success with help from Drake’s producerA new pilot program helps teens from some of Toronto’s most vulnerable neighbourhoods gain the life skills to succeed and it’s got the support of Drake’s producer Noah…

<aTsunami caution released for all of Tonga after undersea volcano appears

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The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear.Undersea volcano erupts in Pacific, forcing islanders of Tonga to rush to escape tsunamiAn undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and…

British PM’s workplace asks forgiveness to Queen for personnel celebrations held...

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Boris Johnson's office on Friday apologized to the Royal Family for holding staff parties in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philip's funeral last year — the latest in a string of allegedly lockdown-breaching gatherings that are threatening to topple the British prime minister.A police officer is seen on duty at 10 Downing Street…

<aThis Ontario high school instructor sent by mail handwritten letters to...

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Iman Al-Areibi wanted her students at a London, Ont., high school to know someone cared about them, so she mailed each of them a handwritten letter this month.Iman Al-Areibi teaches three different classes at H.B. Secondary School in London, Ont. (Submitted by Iman Al-Areibi)An Ontario high school teacher wanted her students to know someone cared…