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Canada to do millionth COVID-19 test but numbers still falling short

Canada to do millionth COVID-19 test but numbers still falling short

OTTAWA — Canada is on track to complete its millionth test for COVID-19 sometime in the next 24 hours but is still falling far short of the number of daily tests the country's chief public health officer said last month should soon be possible. Dr.
Feds extend fighter-jet competition for a second time

Feds extend fighter-jet competition for a second time

OTTAWA — The federal government has extended the $19-billion competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18s by another month because of COVID-19 — one week after it made another multimillion-dollar investment into the development of the F-35 stealth fi
COVID-19 outbreak in northern Saskatchewan 'of concern:' top health officer

COVID-19 outbreak in northern Saskatchewan 'of concern:' top health officer

REGINA — Canada's chief public health officer says a COVID-19 outbreak gripping Saskatchewan's far north is an area of concern. Dr. Theresa Tam says not only is the region remote, but it's home to Indigenous communities.
Forces members killed in helicopter crash honoured in emotional ramp ceremony

Forces members killed in helicopter crash honoured in emotional ramp ceremony

TRENTON, Ont.

Globe and Mail's Marcus Gee declared winner of NNA Short Feature category

TORONTO — The National Newspaper Awards has announced a new category winner after an error was discovered in results transmitted from judges to administrators.

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened tens of thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed thousands.
Man dead, Mountie injured after shootout on busy highway near Edmonton

Man dead, Mountie injured after shootout on busy highway near Edmonton

LEDUC, Alta. — A man is dead and an RCMP officer has been wounded after a shooting in central Alberta ended in a police chase and a shootout on a busy highway south of Edmonton.
Cargill employee's father dies; moment of silence at plant for worker who died

Cargill employee's father dies; moment of silence at plant for worker who died

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — A moment of silence to honour a worker who died of COVID-19 was held at a southern Alberta meat-packer Wednesday as news broke that the father of another plant employee had also died of the illness.
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): 6:20 p.m. British Columbia will restart its economy in mid-May with health services, retail outlets, salons and others being allowed to resume at least partial operations.
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 6:25 p.m. ET on May 6, 2020: There are 63,496 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.