Germany's Marcel Noebels, left, challenges for the puck with Canada's Troy Stecher during the 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Germany and Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Sergei Grits)

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Germany's Marcel Noebels, left, challenges for the puck with Canada's Troy Stecher during the 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships group B match between Germany and Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Sergei Grits)
Teen Daze, a.k.a. Jamison Isaak, in his home studio in Chilliwack on Feb. 6, 2023. Teen Daze won a Juno Award on Saturday for Electronic Album of the Year, for his release, Interior. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

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Teen Daze, a.k.a. Jamison Isaak, in his home studio in Chilliwack on Feb. 6, 2023. Teen Daze won a Juno Award on Saturday for Electronic Album of the Year, for his release, Interior. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Antique clocks are displayed at the Electric Time Company, in Medfield, Massachusetts on March 5, 2020. U.S. legislation that could trigger an end to seasonal time changes in Canada is moving forward again, as Canadians get ready to wind their clocks ahead an hour before going to bed Saturday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Krupa

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Antique clocks are displayed at the Electric Time Company, in Medfield, Massachusetts on March 5, 2020. U.S. legislation that could trigger an end to seasonal time changes in Canada is moving forward again, as Canadians get ready to wind their clocks ahead an hour before going to bed Saturday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Krupa
Two North Shore business owners, Trish Neufeld and her brother David Smyth (at bottom, right and left), were given a night to remember when they bumped into David Beckham and his son at a pub in Dublin. (David Smyth/ Facebook)

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Two North Shore business owners, Trish Neufeld and her brother David Smyth (at bottom, right and left), were given a night to remember when they bumped into David Beckham and his son at a pub in Dublin. (David Smyth/ Facebook)
An Air Canada jet takes off from Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Passenger numbers are finally approaching pre-pandemic levels after Canadians emerged blinking from COVID-19 confinement last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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An Air Canada jet takes off from Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Passenger numbers are finally approaching pre-pandemic levels after Canadians emerged blinking from COVID-19 confinement last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Kerry Toneguzzi poses for a portrait at her home in Kanata, Ont., on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. When she was diagnosed with diabetes in the fall of 2020, her doctor suggested she try Ozempic – a drug approved in Canada to treat diabetes, with a frequent side effect of weight loss. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby

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Kerry Toneguzzi poses for a portrait at her home in Kanata, Ont., on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. When she was diagnosed with diabetes in the fall of 2020, her doctor suggested she try Ozempic – a drug approved in Canada to treat diabetes, with a frequent side effect of weight loss. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby
Members of five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations — Tseshaht, Hupacasath, Uchucklesaht, Tlaoquiaht and Huu-ay-aht — perform a series of songs and dance in Port Alberni. MIKE YOUDS PHOTO

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Members of five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations — Tseshaht, Hupacasath, Uchucklesaht, Tlaoquiaht and Huu-ay-aht — perform a series of songs and dance in Port Alberni. MIKE YOUDS PHOTO
In 2018, Viola Desmond was celebrated on the Canadian $10 bill. Why is she featured on this banknote? (Government of Canada photo)
In 2018, Viola Desmond was celebrated on the Canadian $10 bill. Why is she featured on this banknote? (Government of Canada photo)
Jessica James, commercial pilot. (History Channel photo)

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Jessica James, commercial pilot. (History Channel photo)
A portion of this Montreal duplex is on the market for $499,000. (Realtor.ca)

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A portion of this Montreal duplex is on the market for $499,000. (Realtor.ca)
A group of men walk in the financial district in Toronto on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. A new survey suggests Canadian men are almost twice as likely as women to think gender inequality is being “blown way out of proportion.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler

Men almost twice as likely as women to think gender inequality overblown

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A group of men walk in the financial district in Toronto on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. A new survey suggests Canadian men are almost twice as likely as women to think gender inequality is being “blown way out of proportion.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
This image provided by The Hershey Company shows the company’s new Hershey’s plant-based extra creamy with almonds and sea salt. The company said Tuesday, March 7, 2023, that Reese’s plant-based peanut butter cups will be its first plant-based chocolate sold nationally when they go on sale in March. A second vegan offering, Hershey’s plant-based extra creamy with almonds and sea salt, will follow in April. (The Hershey Company via AP)
This image provided by The Hershey Company shows the company’s new Hershey’s plant-based extra creamy with almonds and sea salt. The company said Tuesday, March 7, 2023, that Reese’s plant-based peanut butter cups will be its first plant-based chocolate sold nationally when they go on sale in March. A second vegan offering, Hershey’s plant-based extra creamy with almonds and sea salt, will follow in April. (The Hershey Company via AP)
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Young Canadians keep up pandemic-inspired DIY projects to save money

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Kiff Mowatt. (HAVAN photo)

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Kiff Mowatt. (HAVAN photo)
FILE - Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. France’s Notre Dame Cathedral’s reconstruction is progressing enough to allow its reopening to visitors and masses at the end of next year, less than six years after the after the shocking fire that tore through its roof, French officials said as an exhibit pays tribute to hundreds of artisans working on it. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Paris: Notre Dame Cathedral set to reopen in December 2024

Reconstruction of iconic building started last year after being closed by fire

FILE - Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. France’s Notre Dame Cathedral’s reconstruction is progressing enough to allow its reopening to visitors and masses at the end of next year, less than six years after the after the shocking fire that tore through its roof, French officials said as an exhibit pays tribute to hundreds of artisans working on it. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay (14) is pressured by Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence (21) during first half CFL Football division semifinal game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Sunday, November 11, 2018. (CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)

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B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay (14) is pressured by Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence (21) during first half CFL Football division semifinal game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Sunday, November 11, 2018. (CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)
The RCMP led off the parade to the cenotaph for Keremeos’ Remembrance Day ceremony in 2022. (Black Press file photo)

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The RCMP led off the parade to the cenotaph for Keremeos’ Remembrance Day ceremony in 2022. (Black Press file photo)
Boris the walrus is shown in a handout photo from the Quebec Aquarium. Canada’s three remaining captive walruses, including Boris, have been moved to a new marine park in Abu Dhabi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Quebec Aquarium

Last captive walruses in Canada moved to new SeaWorld in Abu Dhabi

Boris, Smooshi and her baby, Koyuk, arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday

Boris the walrus is shown in a handout photo from the Quebec Aquarium. Canada’s three remaining captive walruses, including Boris, have been moved to a new marine park in Abu Dhabi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Quebec Aquarium
FILE - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the track and field event at the Invictus Games in The Hague, Netherlands, Sunday, April 17, 2022. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have been asked to vacate their home in Britain. Frogmore Cottage, located on the grounds of Windsor Castle west of London, had been intended as the couple’s main residence before they gave up royal duties and moved to Southern California. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

Harry, Meghan asked to leave UK home in further royal rift

The Sun newspaper reported that Charles started the eviction process day of Harry’s book release

FILE - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the track and field event at the Invictus Games in The Hague, Netherlands, Sunday, April 17, 2022. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have been asked to vacate their home in Britain. Frogmore Cottage, located on the grounds of Windsor Castle west of London, had been intended as the couple’s main residence before they gave up royal duties and moved to Southern California. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
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