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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.
'Heightened sense of anxiety:' Police increasingly face COVID-19 threats

'Heightened sense of anxiety:' Police increasingly face COVID-19 threats

The head of the Canadian Police Association says he is worried about the increasing number of COVID-19 threats officers face while responding to calls.
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): 10:50 p.m. The federal government says it will release information Thursday outlining how COVID-19 could affect Canada in the coming weeks and months.
Alberta plan to use smartphones to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

Alberta plan to use smartphones to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

CALGARY — A privacy expert says Alberta's plan to use smartphone technology to enforce quarantines should come with a clear end date and detailed explanation of how data would be handled.
Border screenings and smartphone apps: A look at Alberta's relaunch strategy

Border screenings and smartphone apps: A look at Alberta's relaunch strategy

EDMONTON — Albertan Premier Jason Kenney has announced some details about what he calls the province's relaunch strategy. The plan focuses on gradually boosting the economy while preventing a second wave of COVID-19.
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 8:33 p.m. ET on April 8, 2020: There are 19,291 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities

COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities

TORONTO — Canada's confirmed cases of COVID-19 surged past 19,000 on Wednesday, with more than 500 deaths ascribed to the raging global pandemic as Quebec became the province with the most fatalities attributed to the disease.

RCMP investigate death of eight-year-old boy from Lumby, B.C.

Mounties say they're investigating the death of an eight-year-old boy in British Columbia's Interior.
'Coming for you:' N.W.T. creates public health squad to enforce COVID-19 orders

'Coming for you:' N.W.T. creates public health squad to enforce COVID-19 orders

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories is creating a squad of public health officers specifically to enforce orders around the COVID-19 pandemic.
More COVID-19 aid, PPE needed for First Nations and Metis, leaders say

More COVID-19 aid, PPE needed for First Nations and Metis, leaders say

OTTAWA — First Nations and Metis leaders say they need more from Ottawa to combat COVID-19 in their communities, including money, assistance with security and help acquiring protective equipment.