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COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation's plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation's plight: NDP

OTTAWA — New Democrats say the COVID-19 pandemic is distracting the federal and provincial governments from helping a northern-Ontario First Nation whose residents have been forced to evacuate each spring due to flooding.
U.S. emerging as common denominator in world's struggle to secure medical gear

U.S. emerging as common denominator in world's struggle to secure medical gear

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called out the United States by name Monday as a global scramble for increasingly scarce COVID-19 countermeasures continued to worsen and Canada's hard-hit southern neighbour emerged as one of the principal
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 p.m. ET on April 6, 2020: There are 16,504 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 3:55 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting four new cases of COVID-19. The province now has a total of 253 cases.
Canadians can still expect weeks or months of distancing measures, Trudeau says

Canadians can still expect weeks or months of distancing measures, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Some provinces and health officials saw glimmers of hope in the country's COVID-19 numbers on Monday, even as the prime minister warned that Canadians shouldn't expect life to return to normal any time soon.

Ont. court upholds murder conviction in death of girl found in burning suitcase

Ontario's highest court has upheld a Toronto man's murder conviction in the death of his teenage daughter, whose emaciated remains were found in a burning suitcase more than two decades ago.
Gould, aid groups discuss helping world's poorest with $100M funding boost

Gould, aid groups discuss helping world's poorest with $100M funding boost

OTTAWA — Days before Canada announced more than $100 million in new foreign aid to fight COVID-19, a federal minister and a leading aid advocate said the country can't afford to scrimp on its overseas spending in fighting COVID-19.
Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says

Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says

OTTAWA — Wearing a simple cloth mask is a way for someone who might have COVID-19 without realizing it to avoid spreading the illness to others, Canada's top public-health doctor said Monday. Dr.
Canadian cruisers begin leaving Coral Princess in Florida amid COVID-19 outbreak

Canadian cruisers begin leaving Coral Princess in Florida amid COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA — Canadians began leaving the COVID-19-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship on Monday, after the ship reached Florida late last week.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.