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In defence of Canada’s unprecedented decision for a four-month vaccine interval

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Seniors across the country are rightly enraged that they were promised a 21-day interval between vaccine doses only to have that appointment pushed into July due to new recommendations by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization prescribing a four-month interval between doses. Seniors, after all, were the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Throwing thousands of Canadian…
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Young, female Japanese biker is actually a 50-year-old man with a face-editing app

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A beautiful young Japanese biker who gained tens of thousands of Twitter followers by publishing smiling photos, glamour shots and posts about her motorcycle is not who she appears to be. She’s actually a 50-year-old man. みなさーん٩( ˆoˆ )۶ おバイクしてますかぁ✨💖もうすぐ春ですよ🌷🌼🌸年齢:昭和の○○○身長:166住み:イバラキ🍠大好き:バイクいじり😘一言: Life is once, play this world#バイク乗りと繋がりたい #バイク乗りとして軽く自己紹介 pic.twitter.com/t28mZmJ4vg— 宗谷の蒼氷 (@azusagakuyuki) February 10, 2021 The man…
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Randall Denley: Ford's latest lazy lockdown plan shows he hasn't learned from the last ones

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Messages don’t come much more mixed than the ones delivered Thursday by Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his top COVID-19 advisers. In the morning, Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, co-chair of the province’s science advisory group, presented his usual prophecy of doom. The latest COVID modelling projects sharply increasing case numbers as the deadlier, more contagious virus…
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After four year delay, bill to require sexual assault training for judges nears passage

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OTTAWA — Four years after it was first introduced in Parliament, a bill that requires sexual assault training for federally appointed judges is getting close to passage after emerging from the Senate legal affairs committee on Thursday without amendment. Potential amendments were voted down over the protests of some Conservative senators who wanted to add…
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Humans and other mammals have the potential to become venomous, research says

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Humans and other mammals have the potential to evolve and become venomous, thanks to a genetic foundation that is present in both reptiles and mammals, a report says.   Scientists from Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), along with the Australian National University, made this discovery when they compared mammal salivary gland tissues…
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Toronto's condo market heats up

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Buyers coming to the condo market expecting to snag a deal this spring are going to be disappointed. That’s according to John Pasalis, president of Realosophy Realty. “It’s become very competitive,” he says. “People who are thinking they are just going to go in and buy something for $30,000 under asking are going to be…
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'Opération Fromage': French monks manage to sell more than two tons of lockdown cheese in 24 hours

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Saddled with 4,000 wheels of surplus cheese, French monks tried pleading with their cows to produce less milk. When that didn’t work, they turned to the internet. Locked down in the abbey’s cellar in Côte d’Or, France, more than two metric tons of Abbaye de Cîteaux cheese faced an uncertain fate. The Cîteaux Abbey’s cheesemaking…
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