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COVID-19 restrictions extended even as more businesses reopen in Canada

COVID-19 restrictions extended even as more businesses reopen in Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic maintained a grip on much of Canada on Tuesday even as at least three provinces stepped up their efforts to resume the trappings of life prior to the outbreak.
Scheer says no Taiwan at WHO a 'shame,' and that Trudeau support came late

Scheer says no Taiwan at WHO a 'shame,' and that Trudeau support came late

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer lamented Taiwan's exclusion from key meetings of the World Health Organization, and he's branding the Liberal government as a Johnny-come-lately to that global push — one that has angered China.
Warning signs of N.S. mass shooter's paranoia, guns, prior abuse noted in warrant

Warning signs of N.S. mass shooter's paranoia, guns, prior abuse noted in warrant

HALIFAX — A newly released document details warning signals of paranoid behaviour and unusual stockpiling of guns and gasoline by the man who went on a rampage that killed 22 people in Nova Scotia last month.
Indigenous group continues blockade over COVID-19 concerns in northern Manitoba

Indigenous group continues blockade over COVID-19 concerns in northern Manitoba

SPLIT LAKE, Man. — Members of northern Manitoba First Nations who are worried about the spread of COVID-19 say they will maintain blockades set up at the entrance to a hydroelectric construction site despite a court injunction.
U.S. agrees to Canada's request to extend non-essential travel ban into June

U.S. agrees to Canada's request to extend non-essential travel ban into June

WASHINGTON — Canada is already contemplating the measures it will take to safely end restrictions on international travel, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday as he confirmed the United States has agreed to extend the mutual ban on non-essenti
Students, schools at impasse over fall tuition amid financial strain of COVID-19

Students, schools at impasse over fall tuition amid financial strain of COVID-19

TORONTO — Students and schools in Canada's post-secondary system are finding themselves at an impasse over tuition for the fall term as they say financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic leave many students struggling to pay for school and
A list of provincial decisions on schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

A list of provincial decisions on schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ontario announced Tuesday that schools will remain closed until September, though at-home learning will continue through June.
Injured pelican found near death in B.C. to be released after lengthy rehab

Injured pelican found near death in B.C. to be released after lengthy rehab

BURNABY, B.C. — An endangered American white pelican found near death on a lake in British Columbia's southern Okanagan last fall is to be reunited with its flock.
Some shops reopen and WHO bows to calls for virus probe; In The News for May 19

Some shops reopen and WHO bows to calls for virus probe; In The News for May 19

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 May 19 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... .
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.