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The British government's chief scientist says there is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in the U.K. may be more deadly.

Pfizer still expects to meet its promised delivery target of four million doses by the end of March, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. @JPTasker 

The riot at the Capitol raised questions about whether the U.S. national security apparatus is adequately equipped to address the threat of domestic extremism.

WestJet Flight 658 was preparing to take off when a warning light came on. The airline says the plane has already been serviced and is ready to go.

Boredom is more than just a lack of something to do — it's an "unfulfilled desire for satisfying activity," says a boredom studies researcher. @CBCQuirks 

Every time a merchant site is successful in netting you as a customer, it increases the chance your data could get in the wrong hands, says a cybersecurity expert. @sparkcbc 

"If you've got a service member coming back with PTSD, that's not a singular condition. That affects everyone around them," says a veteran. @adamfwalsh 

The Ontario government says land in Toronto is needed for a rapid transit line, but city councillors say plans to turn the site into a park and library have been underway for years. @trevorjdunn 

Most of Manitoba will be allowed to have two designated household visitors starting Saturday. @caitlyngowriluk 

Dr. Selena Au works in three of Calgary's adult intensive care units and says COVID-19 patients often stay in the ICU up to three weeks. @JenLeeCBC 


Watch this giant polar bear pet a dog on its head in Churchill, Manitoba

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In celebration of Halloween, Justin Trudeau arrived for House duties dressed as Clark Kent, Superman's alter ego.

Texas man shoots armadillo, bullet ricochets back into his face

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The garbage found inside a dead whale that washed ashore in Indonesia included 115 plastic cups, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags and two pairs of flip-flops.

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.

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 

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 

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.

4-year-old girl goes viral with smart comeback for classmate who called her 'ugly'

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