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Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks (16) runs the ball past Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back A.J. Hendy (35) during the first half of CFL football action in Regina on Saturday, August 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks (16) runs the ball past Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back A.J. Hendy (35) during the first half of CFL football action in Regina on Saturday, August 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis

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opinion | Don Martin: Alarms going off over health-care privatization? Such an out-of-touch waste of hot political air

The chances Trudeau's health-care summit with the premiers will end with the blueprint to realistic long-term improvements are only marginally better than believing China’s balloon was simply collecting atmospheric temperatures, Don Martin writes in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca, 'But it’s clearly time the 50-year-old dream of medicare as a Canadian birthright stopped being such a nightmare for so many patients.'

U.S. 6-year-old who shot teacher allegedly tried to choke another

A 6-year-old Virginia boy who shot and wounded his first-grade teacher constantly cursed at staff and teachers, chased students around and tried to whip them with his belt and once choked another teacher 'until she couldn't breathe,' according to a legal notice filed by an attorney for the wounded teacher.