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N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 8 new cases, people in their 20s have lowest vaccination rates

New Brunswick has eight new cases of COVID-19, all in the Moncton region, and people 20 to 29 years old have the lowest vaccination rates among the eligible population, the COVID-19 dashboard shows.
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Facebook bans ad transparency researchers

Facebook is fighting research into how they target you with ads. Our technology columnist joins us with more on the pushback against ad transparency.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province set to 'go green' as Canada's top doctor warns of 4th wave

As New Brunswick prepares to move into the green phase of COVID-19 recovery and lift all restrictions Friday at 11:59 p.m., Public Health reported seven new cases of COVID, , several new exposure notifications, and Canada's top doctor warned the country could be seeing the start of a variant-driven fourth wave.
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Dr. Bonnie Henry on Vax for B.C.

B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry outlines the provincial government’s plans to target the 20 per cent of eligible British Columbians who still have not been vaccinated for COVID-19.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 0 new cases, low weekend vaccination rates put Aug. 2 reopening in doubt

A total of 58.1% of eligible population now fully vaccinated, but low vaccination rates over the weekend will delay province's reopening date, according to one data cruncher.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province just misses vaccination target at 74.8%, 1 new case

New Brunswick reported one new case of COVID-19 on Monday and has again fallen short of the vaccination target needed to move to the first phase of loosening restrictions.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Predicted Phase 1 reopening bumped to Sunday, 3 new cases

New Brunswick's plan to start reopening has been set back by another day, a data cruncher predicted Thursday, as Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 in the province.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 13 new cases, vaccination 'drive to 75' speeds ahead to 72%

New Brunswick reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday and the province's vaccination "drive to 75" sped ahead with 72.2 per cent of the eligible population now vaccinated with their first dose.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Only 70% vaccinated with 1st dose, loosening of restrictions delayed

Only 70.3 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and lifting of restrictions will be delayed for at least a few more days, the chief medical officer of health announced Monday.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 10 new cases, province inches closer to 75% first-dose target

The province announced 10 new cases Friday and inched closer to its goal of getting first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of 75 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers by Monday at midnight.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province reports 44th death, 16 new cases

New Brunswick recorded another COVID-related death Thursday and 16 new cases.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 5 new cases, province poised to miss vaccination target by 5 days

New Brunswick will miss its "path to green" goal of having 75 per cent of the eligible population vaccinated with their first dose of a COVID vaccine by five days, at the current rate, according to one data cruncher.
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How a Halifax professor became the target of vicious online harassment

Matt Hefler, an historian and part-time professor at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, told guest host Preston Mulligan about how he became the victim of online harassment by a woman he'd never met. He first shared his story with The New York Times, which published an article on Saturday.

Almost every hospital over its occupancy target, despite only 1 hospitalized COVID-19 patient

Almost every hospital in New Brunswick is either over its target occupancy rate for the orange level of COVID-19 recovery, or very close to it, figures from the two regional health authorities show.
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Trump threatens Iran's cultural sites

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to strike cultural sites in Iran, despite warnings that such an attack would break international law. We discuss which cultural sites are at risk, and what the world would lose, if they're lost.
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Thunder Bay's opioid crisis; Trump threatens Iran's cultural sites; Philippe Lançon reflects on Charlie Hebdo massacre

Today on The Current: We visit Thunder Bay, Ont., and speak to families whose lives and loved ones have been devastated by the opioid crisis. Then, we examine U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to target 52 cultural sites in Iran, asking what the world would lose if he makes good on the warning. And finally Philippe Lançon reflects on the terrorist attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in which he was grievously wounded five years ago.
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Marketplace calls up Indian scam centre employee

Marketplace co-host David Common and producer Nelisha Vellani call up an employee at an Indian scam centre by phone and ask why they're targeting innocent people.
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Scheer, Trudeau cite Ford, Wynne at Ontario campaign stops

Andrew Scheer and Justin Trudeau each used their rivals' provincial counterpart against the other while on the campaign trail in Ontario on Monday.
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How your MP's website could be tracking your data for targeted campaign ads

Nearly a third of MPs have trackers embedded on their official websites that could allow them to target visitors with campaign ads, an investigation by CBC News reveals.
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United States drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

U.S. President Truman announces that the first atomic bomb has been dropped on a "military base" called Hiroshima.
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Trump denies Russia still targeting U.S.

Reporter asks question at end of White House media scrum
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Trump targets Trudeau and Canada's auto sector

CBC News takes a look at how the federal government is dealing with the threats.
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Cybersecurity, nuclear threat and global politics: What to watch for in 2018

Cybersecurity, the threat of nuclear weapons and tense global politics were just a few of the big talking points in 2017, and they're expected to be big talking points this year. CBC's panel of experts weighs in on the issues expected to dominate headlines in 2018, as well as the stories they're keeping a close eye on
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Muslims say CSIS wrongfully targeted them

Two Muslim men from Calgary say they were wrongfully targeted by CSIS and now want their names cleared. It all began when they said they were open to assisting officials with terror-related inquiries. According to the pair, their lives were turned upside down after the spy agency shared their information with other countries and they got lumped in with a group of Calgary jihadis who left to fight with ISIS
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What it's like to be a target of hate

Toronto man Quazi Islam and Concordia students Aouatif Zebiri and Abdullah El-Safadi were directly affected by a spike in racist incidents this week

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