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Canada’s 1st tornado of the year touched down in Amherstburg, Ont., researchers say

Researchers say a spring storm in Amhertsburg, Ont., brought the country’s first tornado of 2024.  After visiting a site to the site…

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Sports

Olympic track going purple for 1st time at Paris Games, moving away from red-brick clay

Fans will be seeing purple at the Olympics when athletes try to set records at this summer’s Paris Games. In…

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Sports

Track & field to be 1st sport to introduce Olympic prize money, with $50K US for gold-medal win

Track and field is set to become the first sport to introduce prize money at the Olympics, with World Athletics…

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Sports

$50K US bonus to Olympic champions is a good 1st step in increasing track and field’s profile

First, the good news: Olympic gold medals in track and field are now worth money, guaranteed. Wednesday morning, World Athletics…

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Sports

Canada’s Nick Taylor gets Masters Mulligan after COVID-19 tainted 1st experience

Nick Taylor is happy to be getting a Mulligan on his first Masters appearance. The Abbotsford, B.C., native made his…

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Canada

Canada to host Cliff Diving World Series event for 1st time this summer in Montreal

Molly Carlson can’t wait to launch herself into the St. Lawrence River this summer. The Red Bull Cliff Diving World…

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Sports

Jaime Boldt to join Hockey Canada as its 1st governance adviser

Hockey Canada announced Tuesday it has hired Jaime Boldt as its first governance adviser. Katherine Henderson, president and chief executive…

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Entertainment

Sask. ballet teacher becomes 1st in Canada to pass top exam

A 20-year-old ballet teacher in Saskatchewan is believed to be the first person in Canada to pass the country’s top dance exam…

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Health

‘Shovels in the ground’ for new Winnipeg ER within 2 years, Kinew promises as Manitoba NDP delivers 1st budget

Manitoba is facing a nearly $800-million deficit for the year ahead, as the first budget under the NDP government promises…

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Sports

Canada rebounds from 1st loss at men’s curling worlds to beat New Zealand

Canada’s Brad Gushue improved to 4-1 following a 7-4 nine-end victory over New Zealand’s Anton Hood at the world men’s…

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