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Shingoose, left, and Duke Redbird, perform in this undated handout photo. Folk musician and Indigenous rights activist Curtis Jonnie, known as performer Shingoose, has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 74. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Light In The Attic Records, Duke Redbird

Ojibway musician Curtis Jonnie, known as Shingoose, dies at 74

Ojibway musician Curtis Jonnie, known as Shingoose, dies at 74

Shingoose, left, and Duke Redbird, perform in this undated handout photo. Folk musician and Indigenous rights activist Curtis Jonnie, known as performer Shingoose, has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 74. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Light In The Attic Records, Duke Redbird

Long-term protection? COVID vaccine’s immunity duration unknown, but experts hopeful

Long-term protection? COVID vaccine’s immunity duration unknown, but experts hopeful

Dr. Karine Dion, right, poses with her husband, David Daigle, left, and their son, Jacob, in this undated handout photo. Dion's family is speaking out after she took her own life in January 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO — David Daigle

Husband of Quebec doctor who took her own life shines light on pandemic burnout

Husband of Quebec doctor who took her own life shines light on pandemic burnout

Dr. Karine Dion, right, poses with her husband, David Daigle, left, and their son, Jacob, in this undated handout photo. Dion's family is speaking out after she took her own life in January 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO — David Daigle
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered to a personal support worker at the Ottawa Hospital Tuesday December 15, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered to a personal support worker at the Ottawa Hospital Tuesday December 15, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine dose in Canada sits ready for use at The Michener Institute in Toronto on December 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Ontario expedites COVID-19 vaccinations in long-term care

Ontario expedites COVID-19 vaccinations in long-term care

The first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine dose in Canada sits ready for use at The Michener Institute in Toronto on December 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Air Canada airplanes sit on the tarmac at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on March 20, 2020. Nav Canada's CEO says the air traffic control company saw a "staggering" decline in flights over the past year due to fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in massive layoffs and revenue shortfalls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

CEO of air traffic controller Nav Canada cites ‘staggering’ drop in flights in 2020

CEO of air traffic controller Nav Canada cites ‘staggering’ drop in flights in 2020

Air Canada airplanes sit on the tarmac at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on March 20, 2020. Nav Canada's CEO says the air traffic control company saw a "staggering" decline in flights over the past year due to fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in massive layoffs and revenue shortfalls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Energy weakness, Couche-Tard news push S&P/TSX composite lower; U.S. markets mixed

Energy weakness, Couche-Tard news push S&P/TSX composite lower; U.S. markets mixed

A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Equinor CEO Eldar Saetre speaks as he gives the company quarterly capital market update in London, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alastair Grant

Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

Equinor CEO Eldar Saetre speaks as he gives the company quarterly capital market update in London, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alastair Grant
Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Oil and gas industry forecasts small spending rise after slashed budgets in 2020

Oil and gas industry forecasts small spending rise after slashed budgets in 2020

Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company's annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Shaw Communications says year off to great start despite pandemic

Shaw Communications says year off to great start despite pandemic

Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company's annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Air Canada logo is seen on a hangar at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, March 20, 2020. Air Canada has advised airports in Atlantic Canada that it will suspend more routes in the region until further notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Air Canada reduces first-quarter capacity by 25 per cent, cuts 1,700 jobs

MONTREAL — Air Canada says it will cut 1,700 jobs as it…

The Air Canada logo is seen on a hangar at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, March 20, 2020. Air Canada has advised airports in Atlantic Canada that it will suspend more routes in the region until further notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Shaw Communications says year off to great start despite pandemic

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says its fiscal year got off to…

Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Corb Lund is a popular performer with Cowichan Valley country music fans. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)

Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

An Alberta musician is coming out against proposed coal mines for the…

Corb Lund is a popular performer with Cowichan Valley country music fans. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen)
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More doctors registered in Alberta last year than in 2019: report

EDMONTON — Alberta lost 32 physicians over the last few months of…

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Columbus Blue Jackets centre Devin Shore (74) and Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) battle for the puck during second period NHL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday March 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Oilers sign centre Devin Shore to two-way contract, place him on waivers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Devin Shore to a…

Columbus Blue Jackets centre Devin Shore (74) and Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) battle for the puck during second period NHL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday March 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An ambulance leaves the Maimonides Geriatric Center in Montreal, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Seven residents of the Montreal long-term care centre who received a first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine have contracted COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Seven residents at Montreal care home get COVID-19 after receiving first vaccine dose

MONTREAL — Seven residents of a Montreal long-term care centre who received…

An ambulance leaves the Maimonides Geriatric Center in Montreal, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Seven residents of the Montreal long-term care centre who received a first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine have contracted COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro is seen during a press conference announcing the signing of Hyun-Jin Ryu to the team, in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Cole Burston

Toronto Blue Jays sign president and CEO Mark Shapiro to five-year contract extension

Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro helped guide a rebuilding effort through…

Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro is seen during a press conference announcing the signing of Hyun-Jin Ryu to the team, in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Cole Burston
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered to a personal support worker at the Ottawa Hospital Tuesday December 15, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Vaccine panel says Canada can delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine if shortage

OTTAWA — Canada’s national panel of vaccine experts says the second COVID-19…

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered to a personal support worker at the Ottawa Hospital Tuesday December 15, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Willie Jefferson, right, and Kyrie Wilson during practice for Sunday’s CFL Grey Cup football game in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Kyrie Wilson signs two-year extension with club

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed American linebacker Kyrie Wilson…

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Willie Jefferson, right, and Kyrie Wilson during practice for Sunday’s CFL Grey Cup football game in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s outgoing military commander sounds alarm over threat of xenophobia

OTTAWA — The outgoing commander of the Canadian Armed Forces is sounding…

Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld