Next two Islanders games postponed as eighth player enters COVID protocol

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NEW YORK – The NHL has postponed New York Islanders games at least until Tuesday as the team deals with a growing number of players under the COVID-19 protocol. The National Hockey League said in a statement that an eighth player from the islanders entered the league’s protocol on Saturday morning, joining a roster that …

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Maupay squanders chances, Brighton held 0-0 by Leeds in EPL

Maupay squanders chances, Brighton held 0-0 by Leeds in EPL

BRIGHTON, England (AFP) – Tariq Lamptey continued to create chances for Brighton. His colleagues kept missing them. Neil Maupay was the main suspect in the goalless draw at home to Leeds in the Premier League on Saturday. Lamptey is back in fitness nine months after injury and the former Chelsea right-back has been a constant …

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Kelowna’s free outdoor ice rink returns Dec. 1 – Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

Kelowna’s free outdoor ice rink returns Dec. 1 - Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

one of Kelowna The most popular winter activities return on Wednesday, December 1. The free skating rink, located in downtown Kelowna in Stewart Park, is primed to shine. Read more: Big White Ski Resort opens to a long line of anxious skiers and snowboarders “We look forward to welcoming the community to enjoy outdoor skating …

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B.C.’s flood-stricken South Coast on high alert as next rainstorm arrives | Globalnews.ca

B.C.’s flood-stricken South Coast on high alert as next rainstorm arrives  | Globalnews.ca

Southern British Columbia remained on ‘red alert’ on Saturday, as its first consecutive game storms He began to submerge the already flood-exhausted part of the province. Environment Canada rain warnings remained in effect for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, How Sound, the Sea to Sky region and the Sunshine Coast. Read more: Environment Canada issues first …

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B.C. closing highways as downpour begins in latest storm striking southern region

B.C. closing highways as downpour begins in latest storm striking southern region

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s Department of Transportation is preemptively closing several highways today as another storm hits the already saturated south coast. The county says it will close Interstate 3 between Hope and Princeton, as well as Interstate 99 between Pemberton and Lilwight. Interstate 1 in Fraser Canyon will also be closed. Environment Canada is …

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Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid crisis

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Kabul, Afghanistan (AFP) – The chief minister of the Afghan Taliban defended the group’s rule in a public address Saturday, saying it was not responsible for exacerbating the economic crisis and was working to fix corruption in the ousted government. He also rejected international pressure to form a more inclusive government. The half-hour audio clip, …

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U.K. tightens COVID-19 rules, reports first two cases of new Omicron variant – National | Globalnews.ca

U.K. reports first two cases of new Omicron COVID-19 variant - National | Globalnews.ca

The United Kingdom tightened rules on Saturday on the wearing of masks and the testing of international arrivals after two new cases, potentially more severe, were found. The omicron infectious variant of the coronavirus As governments around the world have sought to bolster their defences. Amid concerns that the newly identified new variant has the …

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Singer Bryan Adams tests positive for COVID-19 ‘for the second time in a month’

Singer Bryan Adams tests positive for COVID-19 ‘for the second time in a month’

MILAN – Canadian musician Brian Adams says he has tested positive again for COVID-19, less than a month after pulling out of a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame performance due to a positive test. Adams released an Instagram post on Thursday saying he had tested positive “for the second time in a month” after …

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Michael Vandell elected chief of Deh Gáh Got’ı̨ę First Nation

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Michael Vandel was voted as the new president of the First Nation de Gahotić in Fort Providence. Vandell received 163 votes. Lauren Whiteman received 118 votes and Sheldon Minosa received 108 votes. Terry Sapp, Albert Nadley, Brandon Thom, Cynthia Landry, Walter Ponnetrog, Ricky Gargan and Louis Constant were elected as advisors. Vandel held a position …

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