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Biochemist Daniela Beatriz Ori manipulates swab samples to make a real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis for COVID-19 testing at the biochemistry lab of Central Navy Hospital Dr. Pedro Malloon April 28, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images)
Registered nurse Natalie Selkirk with the Peterborough Health Unit administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Mike William at Curve Lake First Nations community Centre near Buckhorn, Ont., on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Chief of the Curve Lake First Nations Band Emily Whetung looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
A shipment of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the COVAX Facility arrives in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Friday Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/ Diomande Ble Blonde)
Mother putting a face mask on her daughter. (August de Richelieu/ Pexels)

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The Duke of Edinburgh: 1921-2021

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Former prime minister Jean Chretien reflects on his friendship with Prince Philip.

 

PRINCE PHILIP AND CANADA

The Duke of Edinburgh lavished much attention on Canada, visiting dozens of times over the years.

 

PRINCE PHILIP'S LIFE AND TIMES

Born the Prince of Greece and Denmark on June 10 1921, Philip had a tumultuous childhood.

 

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Biodiversity 'hotspots' devastated in warming world

Unless nations dramatically improve on carbon cutting pledges made under the 2015 Paris climate treaty, the planet's richest concentrations of animal and plant life will be irreversibly ravaged by global warming, scientists warn.

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The trans woman taking on the doomsday church

W5 investigates a controversial Christian sect that has divided the small town of Aylmer, Ont. The Church of God Restoration and its fervent pastor have made headlines for their "anti-lockdown" rhetoric, causing turmoil in the once-sleepy town.

Rayne Gelinas has become one of the most outspoken critics of the Church of God Restoration's messaging.

Signal detected: Are we alone in the endless abyss of space?

If aliens are sending us signals, are we set up to detect them? Dan Riskin speaks with planetary scientists, radio astronomers, and computer scientists who explain how the search for ET has ramped up in the last few decades. But if they're successful, is there a way to predict what alien creatures might look like?

How a powerful organization protects doctors from medical error claims

Approximately 35,000 Canadians die every year as a result of medical errors in hospitals and long-term care facilities. Some families take the doctor to court, but physicians win the majority of cases. They are backed by a strong organization, called the Canadian Medical Protective Association, or CMPA.