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More @cbcnews Canada's 5 big banks join anti-hate advertising boycott of Facebook. https://t.co/8XVnc5OYI4Scotiabank, RBC, CIBC and BMO join anti-hate advertising boycott of Facebook by pledged to stop purchasing ads on the site for the month.Loto-Québec lays off 2,250 employees, announces strict rules for reopening casinos. Guests will be given rubber-tip… https://t.co/iMLFaMG610Military deployed in Ethiopian capital after more than 50 killed in protests over musician's assassination. Hachalu… https://t.co/bsfSEza5azNova Scotia reported a new case of COVID-19 today, following another new case identified on Tuesday. Both are trave… https://t.co/ldmvS4CY08More @CBCNews: Kirsten Hillman, Canada's ambassador to the U.S. and a central player in the negotiations, said the… https://t.co/ZbV37AovFEMore @CBCNews: William and Kate were joined by 6 staff members at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, B.C., thankin… https://t.co/Y4BUsGq64bThe NHL has reportedly decided on its hub cities for when league returns to play, according to reports from TSN and… https://t.co/5slAV1GMd8Quebec adds 66 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, and 151 new recoveries for a total of 25,048 active cases in th… https://t.co/xToZxcLiMMSupport for the American pro-gun, anti-government, anti-police #Boogaloo movement growing in Canada… https://t.co/xZl9EKsKnS
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank will not start today, as was original… https://t.co/jN9ubl3dDVThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, spoke to hospital workers in B.C. today to mark Canada Day, Ke… https://t.co/QGMQbsuN9NNew NAFTA trade agreement comes into effect today. U.S. trade ambassador Robert Lighthizer promised in a statement… https://t.co/oStavtIWZ6An international disaster relief organization reports the first confirmed case of COVID-19 among migrants living in… https://t.co/2WjRcSAOsINot so sweet season for B.C. farmers, cherry pickers due weather and COVID-19 https://t.co/BZJuxnRbQo
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsUPDATE: Global Affairs Canada has issued a travel advisory for Hong Kong. https://t.co/ZkjIfWBTnxCliffs of Fundy set to become UNESCO Global Geopark this month https://t.co/0XuM9Dwv2M https://t.co/DyU0Rf0fxx
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsHong Kong police made their first arrest under a new national security law imposed by China's central government, a… https://t.co/K13z5Q0f0zMississippi governor signs bill retiring Confederate-themed flag. https://t.co/5Yz6qDR8WH
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More @cbcnews Toronto city council votes to make masks mandatory indoors. The temporary by-law goes into effect sta… https://t.co/R4rbbSfgV9Toronto city council votes in favour of making masks mandatory in all indoor public spaces to help limit the spread… https://t.co/e9QmdYzHbZCanada's main stock index ended its best quarter in more than a decade as the price of gold hit its highest level s… https://t.co/2AY4B16iNHCanadian Internet Registration Authority will be pulling all advertising on Facebook platform effective immediately… https://t.co/isAV4J0nwyFacebook says it has taken down 220 Facebook accounts and 95 Instagram accounts tied to the violent "Boogaloo" move… https://t.co/FNZGNtnwtI
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsU.S. custom officials seize nearly 4,300 kg of marijuana at the Peace Bridge facility located at the border with On… https://t.co/m37aoSYszCA trial date has been set for the man accused of shooting 2 police officers and 2 civilians in Fredericton in 2018.… https://t.co/Hmm13UWKOtAward winning composer Johnny Mandel has died at age 94. Mandel worked on albums by Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole and… https://t.co/xfhbA6DUpnMore details: Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jane Barwick says she is setting a $500,000 bond for former police… https://t.co/dkka0AUvekThe former Atlanta officer who killed Rayshard Brooks will be granted bond, The Associated Press reports. Previous… https://t.co/MVP3jKvD6PMore @CBCNews: Mi'kmaq to rename coast guard's Edward Cornwallis icebreaker. https://t.co/CQySb8upvAMore @CBCNews: B.C. to allow designated visits for residents in long-term care after months of restrictions. https://t.co/Y3PnEDuG5qVisitors will not be allowed at B.C. long-term care and assisted living facilities that are currently in an outbrea… https://t.co/yw9n7wGbdrB.C. will allow each resident of long-term care and assisted living facilities to meet with 1 designated visitor in… https://t.co/LJ0SAT2lEgIt's been 1 whole week since New Brunswick recorded a case of COVID-19: https://t.co/5F2ZkUu5Jk https://t.co/Zk02KWCfbh
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsFresh Express has issued a national recall of a dozen of its bagged salad products due to possible contamination wi… https://t.co/yzt1Wp7a15More @CBCNews: Kingsville, Leamington business owners protest regions' reopening delay. https://t.co/VNwVYaZE4O1 new case of COVID-19 in Manitoba https://t.co/h8HNTPMkim
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsManitoba deficit projection down more than $2B from earlier forecast https://t.co/Grqu0eev27
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsMore @CBCNews: Limits on outdoor gatherings in Alberta double to 200-person maximum. https://t.co/bMzwrO3jItCOMING UP LIVE: B.C. public health officials will give an update on visits to long-term care homes during the pande… https://t.co/jXc7fgRr0RMore @CBCNews: U.S. could reach 100,000 new daily COVID-19 cases if surge continues, Fauci says. https://t.co/fqTSKAOLMCNEW: Ontario is resuming in-person court hearings. 149 courtrooms are to re-open on Monday. Interesting tidbit (gi… https://t.co/5e0inuv8Qc
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsIt's now been 33 days without any new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. 231 people in the province ha… https://t.co/4R3WcRTUCvSpeaking at a U.S. Senate committee hearing on reopening, Dr. Anthony Fauci warns the U.S. could see up to 100,000… https://t.co/bZuD3lwtTSDay use of all Ontario provincial parks will be free on Canada Day. Some parks may limit entry if they reach capaci… https://t.co/FnkK1cF0xeCOMING UP LIVE: Ontario Premier Doug Ford and provincial ministers will give a COVID-19 update. https://t.co/IK6FOXEWv3More @CBCNews: Airline blames 'weak demand for both business and leisure travel due to COVID-19.' https://t.co/HcOrweW5mdFrom CBC's Brett Ruskin in Halifax: https://t.co/oed4bphlGgNova Scotia has launched a review to determine what factors allowed COVID-19 to sweep through the Northwood long-te… https://t.co/S8CcBNwJk9Police in Gatineau, Que., have arrested a woman in her 20s in connection with the discovery of a baby's body behind… https://t.co/rCOgZOCUDqMore @CBCNews: Nova Scotia identifies new COVID-19 case after 3-week streak. https://t.co/Wm5DoE0sAtMore @CBCNews on COVID-19 in Ontario: Province adds 157 new cases of COVID-19 after a surge in cases Monday driven… https://t.co/8EGvJWKsjBAn order banning most foreign nationals from entering Canada 'has been extended until July 31 for public health rea… https://t.co/fP0WLKoWNyMore @CBCNews: Masks mandatory on public transit in Quebec beginning July 13. https://t.co/W0ixCIquLtHere's the full list of the 30 routes Air Canada is suspending indefinitely and the 8 airports where it is closing… https://t.co/dbVvUBvdBKAir Canada is indefinitely suspending 30 domestic regional routes and closing its stations at 8 regional airports.… https://t.co/29PfqyppYBAlberta will now allow outdoor gatherings of up to 200 people, with physical distancing measures in place. News rel… https://t.co/BIQ7hwCxsKFrom CBC's Brett Ruskin in Halifax: https://t.co/Fyoy9nyZjbUPDATE @CBCNews: In recent years, Reiner was part of the ensemble cast of the Ocean's Eleven movies. https://t.co/u6LMeGfxiPQuebec Premier François Legault announces the province will be mandating face coverings for people aged 12 or older… https://t.co/1Rm1gHjhhFWATCH LIVE: Quebec Premier François Legault is giving a COVID-19 update in Montreal. https://t.co/xCvmH3yKnAFrom CBC's Katerina Georgieva in the Windsor, Ont., region. Kingsville and Leamington are the only communities in O… https://t.co/1sUU26KF37The EU has revealed a list of 14 countries, including Canada, whose citizens will now be allowed to enter the 31-me… https://t.co/xNWr057riHOntario adds 157 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, and 148 new recoveries for a total of 35,068 cases in the pro… https://t.co/MWUMPTLNdmCelebrated writer, actor and director Carl Reiner, who created 'The Dick Van Dyke Show,' has died at 98. His son Ro… https://t.co/zAETdNva4rBelgium's king is apologizing for violence carried out during colonial rule over what is now the Democratic Republi… https://t.co/dEGFQE1PcPMore @CBCNews: Toronto mayor, top doctor want to make masks mandatory in indoor public spaces. https://t.co/MonkMMxxwaUPDATE @CBCNews: The economy at the end of April had lost almost one fifth the output it produced at the end of Feb… https://t.co/2olPNffzlCToronto Mayor John Tory says city council will vote today on making masks mandatory in indoor public spaces. He say… https://t.co/t6rE8NFrW2WATCH LIVE: Toronto Mayor John Tory is making an announcement about face coverings. https://t.co/MonkMMxxwaCanada's GDP dropped 11.6% in April, following a 7.5% decline in March. April marked the 1st full month of measures… https://t.co/sfBwgDigCWRussians with close ties to the Putin government accuse Canada of interfering in a constitutional vote on gay marri… https://t.co/BouOCrRDv7China has approved a contentious law that would allow authorities to crack down on secessionist activity in Hong Ko… https://t.co/DKHeQZxf1XJunos 2020: the complete list of winners. https://t.co/H454BULw5FOntario gov't says a province-wide mask policy isn’t necessary. The mayors of Toronto and Hamilton area had request… https://t.co/If6BkXVzBAQuebec Superior Court has granted the federal gov't a five-month extension to revise its legislation on medical ass… https://t.co/CGbpXMgoXo
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2020
A 37-year-old Winnipeg woman has been sentenced to six years in jail after entering the United States to purchase a… https://t.co/hHPe3CrMojThe Juno Awards ceremony will stream on CBC Gem and CBC's Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. Winners in 42 catego… https://t.co/wsMegBpz01Toronto city council votes against police budget reduction for 2021. https://t.co/SOXJgcEQ2u #topoliOttawa plans to extend strict quarantine rules requiring travellers to isolate for 14 days upon their arrival in Ca… https://t.co/etnvYDIaXHMore @cbcnews Broadway shutdown due to coronavirus extended again until January. https://t.co/w9L1PeHz6NMore @cbcnews Tim Hortons mobile ordering app's use of data to be investigated by Canada's privacy commissioner. Me… https://t.co/e2s4SsNtmNMore @cbcnews Alberta to spend $10B on infrastructure, cut corporate taxes as part of recovery plan. 50,000 jobs fo… https://t.co/7GP7V0Bg0V @CBCQueensPark @CBCToronto @angelinaaking More @cbcnews Ontario gov't announces task force to examine tow-truck ind… https://t.co/gNjCmTPBD2Quebec to make masks mandatory on public transit across the province as the gov't looks to preventing a second COVI… https://t.co/WzoltPK7vINHL says 26 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol began June 8. It… https://t.co/lrOmLjm4HtStocks rise as US housing report shows better-than-expected sales strength. Dow up 579 points (2.3%) while S&P gain… https://t.co/w9v7TsYpEIUpdate @CBCNews: California man accused of terrorizing state decades ago with string of murders and rapes pleads gu… https://t.co/bbPmw1hI2yCanada's chief public health officer cautiously optimistic the spread of the coronavirus is largely under control,… https://t.co/yOXVsx7CvZFlorida city where Donald Trump is to give acceptance speech for Republican presidential nomination orders mandator… https://t.co/xGXfdNLY0hAlberta to spend $10 billion on infrastructure projects that Premier Jason Kenney says will include pipelines, heal… https://t.co/X8VHCeHNGiUpdate @CBCNews: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the WE Charity is the only organization capable of administerin… https://t.co/jtzGGU5AaKEx-California police officer to plead guilty to murder and rape charges dating back decades. Joseph James DeAngelo… https://t.co/ddRh4vAMIQNEW: Premier Doug Ford announcing provincial task force into criminal activity in the towing industry. @CBCTorontohttps://t.co/l0wTTlb5AX
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsWatch live @CBCNews: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to unveil plan to restart province's economy. Due to speak at 11… https://t.co/ijKKG3eb8iWatch live @CBCNews: Ontario premier to provide COVID-19 update after province reports uptick in number of new case… https://t.co/46IeBtzM5hHeadless sea lions are washing up on Vancouver Island — and some believe people are to blame https://t.co/CzADiTl3hk
Retweeted by CBC News AlertsHealth officials conclude COVID-19 modelling briefing by urging Canadians to maintain good hygiene, keep physically… https://t.co/L1lAfflLx4Compared to other countries, Canada has done better than some in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic (su… https://t.co/t0a4dqzJoCAs for the short term forecast, health models project the number of coronavirus cases in Canada to fall somewhere b… https://t.co/y4kTX1CVms
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