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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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New book documents life and struggle at Winnipeg residential high school

Survivors of the Assiniboia Indian Residential School recently came together to write and publish “Did you see us? Reunion, Remembrance and Reclamation at an Urban Indian Residential School,” which details the cultural struggle children faced at the school on a day-to-day basis, as they were forced to assimilate.

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Climate and Environment

Biden opening summit with ambitious new U.S. climate pledge

U.S. President Joe Biden will open a global climate summit with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the U.S. pumps out, a commitment he hopes will spur China and other big polluters to speed up efforts of their own.

2020 was Europe's hottest year on record: EU scientists

Europe experienced its hottest year on record last year, while the Arctic suffered a summer of extreme wildfires partly due to low snow cover as climate change impacts intensified, the European Union’s observation service said on Thursday.

EU reaches major climate deal ahead of Biden climate summit

The European Union reached a tentative climate deal that is intended to make the 27-nation bloc climate-neutral by 2050, with member states and parliament agreeing on new carbon emissions targets on the eve of a virtual summit hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden.

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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.