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Quebec is further loosening restrictions on bars and event capacities as the rate of fully vaccinated residents climbs. @sabjonas 

A southern Alberta First Nation is battling the federal government for the right to control its own oil and gas royalties. @KyleBakx 

Canada's Maude Charron has won first place for women's 64-kilogram weightlifting 🥇

Montreal's Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard wins the bronze medal in the women's 63 kg judo category. @StrashinCBC 

There's a growing demand for more inclusivity in hair styling. Unfortunately, Ontario's program standards include very little training on Black and ethnic hairstyling techniques. @angelinaiCTV 

In the first two weeks of July, more than 1,100 migrants and asylum seekers reportedly crossed irregularly from Belarus to its EU neighbour, Lithuania.

Health Minister Patty Hajdu has granted several dozen exemptions to patients to use psilocybin, but scores of other applications seem to have also gone into limbo.

Canada's reopening plans could be hindered as thousands of border officers gird themselves for potential strike action. @cattunneycbc 

Prime Minister Trudeau has announced that Canada has enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to fully vaccinate everyone eligible in the country.

A scuba diver believes he's found an anchor with ties to the Halifax Explosion, the disaster that killed nearly 2,000 people.


Social distancing measures in Canada could be in place for months, Canada's health minister said today. Patty Hajdu warned that not following the measures in place now could lead to more strict measures later to confine people to their homes. #COVID19 

Texas man shoots armadillo, bullet ricochets back into his face

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Canadian musician Natalie MacMaster honoured those killed in the Nova Scotia shootings by playing fiddle alongside a video of one of the victims, 17-year-old Emily Tuck. #NovaScotiaRemembers 

BREAKING: U.S. president-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit via executive action on his first day in office.

Ten women have filed a civil class-action lawsuit, accusing Peter Nygard, one of Canada's wealthiest businessmen, of raping them at his seaside mansion in the Bahamas. Six of then were under 16 at the time of the alleged rapes.

BREAKING: Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman has died at age 43 after a four-year fight with colon cancer, a representative has told The Associated Press.