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Chiefs concerned about mental health impacts of COVID-19 in their First Nations

Chiefs concerned about mental health impacts of COVID-19 in their First Nations

OTTAWA — A few months before the novel coronavirus arrived in Canada, the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation at Loon Lake, Sask. was already raising the alarm over suicides in the community, about 360 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in the Prairies.
Civil service saw COVID-19 benefit programs as 'Dunkirk'-style rescue effort

Civil service saw COVID-19 benefit programs as 'Dunkirk'-style rescue effort

OTTAWA — It was a sunny March 18 when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented the government's first big attempt at containing the economic fallout from COVID-19 in the form of an $82-billion rescue package.

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Looser COVID-19 rules mean more activity, but there may be some confusion

Looser COVID-19 rules mean more activity, but there may be some confusion

WINNIPEG — People in some provinces will enjoy more freedom Monday as restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic are loosened.
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 7:42 p.m. on May 2, 2020: There are 56,714 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Opposition parties take different tacks to make their marks during COVID-19 crisis

Opposition parties take different tacks to make their marks during COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Pablo Rodriguez looks back wistfully to the time when his biggest worry was whether he'd be able to corral the support of at least one opposition party for the minority Liberal government's initiatives and help it survive confidence votes.
Soaked walls and muddy basements: Fort McMurray residents survey their flooded homes

Soaked walls and muddy basements: Fort McMurray residents survey their flooded homes

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.
Navy helicopter debris suggests sudden descent, as probe faces challenges:experts

Navy helicopter debris suggests sudden descent, as probe faces challenges:experts

HALIFAX — Former Canadian Armed Forces officers say it appears a naval Cyclone helicopter struck the waters off Greece with sudden and massive force, and investigators may face challenges determining what caused the tragedy without recovering the air

Publishers want Facebook, Google to share ad revenues amid COVID-19 declines

OTTAWA — Publishers that represent a majority of Canadian newspapers have penned an open letter to the federal government urging immediate action to make digital giants like Facebook and Google share their advertising revenues with Canadian media com