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Canadian health officials now say mutant COVID strain is inside Canada

Amid growing reports that the mutant COVID strain originally thought to be from the UK has made it to other parts of the world — it has now reportedly made it to Canada. Per Canadian health officials, a couple in Metro Toronto has tested positive for the highly contagious new strain of the virus. Here’s what we know so far: Canadian health officials claim that the couple, who has not been identified, has no known travel history, Because of such it is an indication they may have caught the strain from inside Canada.US health officials are warning their own lackluster UK travel rules are insufficient. There is conflicting information running amuck on just how contagious the new strain is. The new strain has also made it into: Denmark, Belgium, Australia, Holland, and other cou...
Canada’s Prime Minister under fire for praise of Fidel Castro
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Canada’s Prime Minister under fire for praise of Fidel Castro

TORONTO -- Possibly in the not so bright category, Justin Trudeau found himself in the midst of angry crosshairs Saturday night after his office released a formal statement regarding the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.  Castro, 90, died Friday after decades of rule over Cuba. Many countries; people, and even world leaders have celebrated his death -- except for the Trudeau's. Canada's first family actually has quite the ties to the deceased Cuban leader, who, had made an appearance at the 2000' funeral of PM Trudeau's father. While a controversial figure, both Mr Castro’s supporters and detractors recognized his tremendous dedication and love for the Cuban people who had a deep and lasting affection for "el Comandante'".  Human rights groups are pouncing on the stateme...
Canadian officials finally have that wildfire under control: Reports
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Canadian officials finally have that wildfire under control: Reports

FORT MCMURRAY --  Good news for those in the fire ravaged province of Fort McMurray. According to officials, the 372k kilometre wide wildfire that engulfed the homes of thousands of people is finally near its "death grip".  Late last night,  rain reportedly fell and weather conditions softened in the area providing better working conditions for fire fighters. Officials had initially expected the wildfire to be much larger than expected. However, graciously, the weather permitted better containment abilities on behalf of firefighters in the area. News brief by Samantha Merriman for The Daily News in Toronto.
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