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Month: August 2021

Despite lacking swimmers, medals, annual race across Lac-St-Jean goes on

This year’s edition of the Traversee Internationale du Lac-St-Jean is that in name only this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic kept swimmers from outside Canada’s borders from taking part.

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Too big to fail? Plans for an office tower behind downtown The Bay criticized for being too tall

It’s hard to overstate how big the Hudson’s Bay Company looms in Canadian history, but plans for a 25 story office tower in downtown Montreal may be too big, even for them.

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Thailand, Indonesia dropping Chinese-made vaccines in COVID fight

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a staff member holds up a sample of a potential COVID-19 vaccine at a production plant of SinoPharm in Beijing. (Zhang Yuwei/Xinhua via AP) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 5:52 PM PT – Saturday,…

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Afghanistan’s key city at risk of falling to the Taliban

Afghan security personnel stand behind a wall during fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Kunduz city, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Samiullah Quraishi) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 5:36 PM PT – Saturday, July 31, 2021 Afghan forces clashed with…

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As COVID-19 cases spike in parts of the U.S., Quebecers steel for a possible fourth wave

Quebecers may be enjoying a summer relatively free of COVID-19-related restrictions, but with numbers of daily cases creeping up and the virus’ Delta variant becoming more prevalent, many are stealing for what could come next.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds rejects Biden’s call for $100 vaccine incentives

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds smiles as she prepares to deliver her inaugural address, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 4:50 PM PT – Saturday, July 31, 2021 Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds (Iowa)…

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“Not a coincidence:” Indigenous leaders praise historic election victories by women

It’s no coincidence that a wave of Indigenous women have won leadership roles previously held only by men, say leaders and advocates.

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