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Fatal prop gun shooting on film set
23:24Friday, Oct. 22: Alec Baldwin didn’t know a prop gun held a live round when he fatally shot one person and injured another, according to an affidavit; Ontario unveils its long-term plan to lift COVID-19 restrictions; and, a teacher helps to preserve the Ojibwe language for future generations.
Ottawa unveils vaccine passport plan
23:30Thursday, Oct. 20: The federal government says standardized vaccine passports for international travel are being issued by provinces and territories; a team searches for potential unmarked graves of Indigenous patients at a former hospital; and, a Canadian musician take the top prize at one of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions.
Canada’s high cost of living
23:50Wednesday, Oct. 20: Canadian consumers feel the pinch on everything from gas to groceries; the Queen takes time off work on the advice of doctors; and, the long-awaited return of Canada’s NBA team to home court.
Historic wins in Alberta municipal elections
23:27Tuesday, Oct. 19: Jyoti Gondek is the first woman elected as Calgary’s mayor, while Amarjeet Sohi becomes the first racialized mayor of Edmonton; supply-chain woes add urgency to the holiday shopping season; and, an ancient sword that may have belonged to a crusading knight is pulled from the waters off Israel.
Trudeau apologizes to Indigenous leaders he snubbed
23:09Monday, Oct. 18: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Indigenous leaders in B.C. to apologize for not showing up on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; the FBI lands in Haiti to help free an abducted group of missionaries that includes one Canadian; and, Gov. Gen. Mary May Simon strengthens ties overseas on her first international trip.
Fuel found in Iqaluit water tank
23:09Friday, Oct. 15: Tests reveal high concentrations of fuel in a tank that supplies water to Iqaluit; a Winnipeg taxi driver faces charges after a woman is dragged behind the cab; and, remarkable images of polar bears earn a Canadian photographer recognition in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Top military commander wants his job back
23:27Thursday, Oct. 14: Admiral Art McDonald says he should be reinstated as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces in an exclusive broadcast interview; violence erupts in Lebanon over an investigation into last year’s port explosion; and, paying tribute to Alanis Obomsawin, an Indigenous artist who has advocated for social justice over her decades-long career.
U.S. land border to reopen to fully vaccinated Canadians
23:24Wednesday, Oct. 13: Fully vaccinated Canadians get ready to cross the U.S. land border in early November; COVID-19 pushes Saskatchewan’s ICUs to the breaking point; and, the late Christopher Plummer, who put his stamp on Hollywood and Broadway, is honoured by Canada Post.
Iqaluit residents told not to drink tap water
23:25Tuesday, Oct. 12: Iqaluit declares state of emergency as residents told not to drink tap water; a rapid rate of COVID-19 infections forces New Brunswick to move its hospitals into red alert; and, the northern lights put on a spectacular show over large parts of Canada and the U.S.
Canadian economist wins Nobel Prize
23:29Monday, Oct. 11: Canadian economist David Card wins a Nobel Prize for his research challenging assumptions on raising the minimum wage; William Shatner prepares to explore the final frontier aboard Blue Origin; and, a Montreal artist embraces life through an exhausting art project after losing his life-partner in a car crash.