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Pregnant Canadian woman stuck in Wuhan, China, coronavirus epicentre

A teacher who is living with his pregnant wife and child in a city that is at the epicentre of China's coronavirus outbreak is hoping to get his family out safely.
The coronavirus in Canada and Parliament resumes; In The News for Jan. 27

The coronavirus in Canada and Parliament resumes; In The News for Jan. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 27. What we are watching in Canada ...

Conservative leadership campaign trail adds one more: MP Erin O'Toole

OTTAWA — Ontario MP Erin O'Toole is expected to lay out his vision for the federal Conservative party and why he's the one to run it in an online video being released today that officially kicks off his second attempt to become Conservative leader.

Billboard pleas: Alberta man hopes sign will find him a kidney donor

CARBON, Alta. — The large billboard overlooking the town of Drumheller in east-central Alberta is hard to miss. Next to a photo of a smiling man in a blue shirt, his arms crossed, the sign reads: "Jim really needs a kidney donor.

Experts weigh in on protecting against new coronavirus

TORONTO — As Canadian health officials treat Canada's first diagnosed case of a new type of coronavirus spreading around the world, doctors are repeatedly stressing the fact that the risk of further transmission is quite low.
NAFTA, gun bill Liberal priorities as House of Commons gets back to work

NAFTA, gun bill Liberal priorities as House of Commons gets back to work

OTTAWA — The work begins in earnest today for the Liberal minority government as the House of Commons opens for business after a lengthy winter break.
Venezuelan opposition leader to meet Trudeau as part of international tour

Venezuelan opposition leader to meet Trudeau as part of international tour

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sits down today with Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Inquiry into deaths of former soldier and his N.S. family set to begin — again

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — A high-profile inquiry is set to begin today in rural Nova Scotia, not far from where Lionel Desmond, an Afghan war veteran with PTSD, fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before turning the gun on himself.

More coronavirus cases likely in Canada, but risk of infection is low: officials

Officials anticipate that the sole Canadian patient diagnosed with the new coronavirus won't be the last, but say the risk of infection in this country remains low.
Canadians celebrate Lunar New Year despite concerns over coronavirus

Canadians celebrate Lunar New Year despite concerns over coronavirus

VANCOUVER — Lunar New Year celebrations lit up Vancouver's Chinatown with firecrackers and colourful lion dancers on Sunday, though at least one other event in the Lower Mainland was cancelled over fears of the new coronavirus.