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Justin Trudeau is asked if Julie Payette's vetting process included checking with her former employers, such as the Montreal Science Centre. He doesn't answer the question directly, but says the federal government will look at ways to improve the vetting process.

More @CBCNews : Trudeau says Pfizer CEO assured him that vaccines will arrive in February.

Baseball legend Hank Aaron dead at 86. 'Hammerin' Hank' set a wide array of records during his 23-year career, but is mostly remembered for breaking Babe Ruth's home run record.

Watch live @CBCNews : Canadian health authorities provide COVID-19 update; due to start at 12:30 pm ET.

173 COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, above the province's 7-day average of 160. 2 additional deaths are also being reported. On the vaccine front, 23,884 doses have been administered so far.

B.C. unveils plan to immunize 4.3 million people by September. People at high-risk will be first, then descends by age.

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BREAKING: Global Affairs Canada tells CBC News that Canada will recognize Juan Guaido as the new president of Venezuela. The opposition leader took an oath in Caracas a short time ago, declaring himself acting president and saying Nicolas Maduro has been deposed.

This is the 1st-ever photograph of a black hole, unveiled by scientists this morning. More :

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60% of world's wildlife has been wiped out since 1970.

Health authorities confirm 1st case of coronavirus in US. The virus, 1st detected in Wuhan, China last month, has now infected more than 300 people in 5 countries; 6 people have died. US case is in Seattle, Washington.

Texas residents in some communities near Houston warned to stop using tap water as it may be tainted with brain-eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri

Air traffic controllers from across Canada send pizzas to counterparts across the border working without pay during the partial U.S. government shutdown:

Astronomers discover most massive structure in the early universe. So-called 'proto-supercluster' could contain thousands of galaxies.

BREAKING: The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee will refuse to send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the event is not postponed.The 2020 Games are currently set to begin on July 24. News release:

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RCMP dashcam video shows officer tackling, punching Fort Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam during arrest outside a Fort McMurray, Alta., casino early in the morning of March 10.

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