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During the COVID-19 pandemic, firefighters will have to be mindful of physical distancing while they do their jobs, whenever they can. @CBCRaffy 

Health care workers say they feel anxious and betrayed by a lack of masks, gowns and other gear. @OttawaReporter 

"The shutdown in much of our economy is having a devastating impact," said Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. @TonySeskus 

Grocery store workers say that issues like customers getting too close and regular restocking are adding to their stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Almost 36 years after he was shot, $100,000 reward is now being offered to help solve the cold case of undercover cop Cpl. William McIntyre. @AdamCarterCBC 

The northern chambers of mines say northern mining companies should qualify for the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy. @hilarybirdcbc 

The average wait time for COVID-19-related calls at Telehealth Ontario is one day. Non-COVID calls average two and a half days. @lisaxingCBC 

Children's author Jean Little has died at the age of 88. Little wrote more than 50 books, including Orphan at My Door.

When the aisle isn't empty, are fellow shoppers keeping their distance? @EmilyBrass 

"Maybe winning at quarantine is acknowledging that there will be days that are great and there are days that won't be so great," says Fredericton mom. @CaveRachel 


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

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Texas man shoots armadillo, bullet ricochets back into his face

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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 

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.

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.

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

A pizzeria in Winnipeg is paying it forward. Vikas and Shivani Sanger noticed hungry people coming into their shop without enough money for food. So they came up with a solution. Read more:

When CBC acquired broadcast rights to Home Alone 2 in 2014, several edits were made to adapt the movie for television. At the time, a total of eight minutes was cut from the film, including a short scene featuring Donald Trump.

The rallies took place as protesters hoped to keep pressure on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after gaining U.S. support for their cause.

Many of them are women who were unknown to most Canadians prior to the pandemic, but are becoming household names, earning respect and even fan clubs along the way. @fitzpatrick_m