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A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled a $1 billion response package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the Canadian health-care system, the economy, and workers.
Inheritances and bankruptcy at stake for Erie Shore Dr. residents

Inheritances and bankruptcy at stake for Erie Shore Dr. residents

Rick Barnier has memories of his wife sitting on a wooden outdoor swing, facing Lake Erie, rocking back and forth as she recounted stories to their two young grandchildren.
Several hospitalized after suspected carbon monoxide leak at Quebec high school

Several hospitalized after suspected carbon monoxide leak at Quebec high school

LAVAL, Que. — A high school north of Montreal was evacuated and at least a dozen people have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak. A spokesman for ambulance service Urgences-Sante said that as of 11:30 a.m.
Gas-powered vehicles contribute more to city pollution than thought: research

Gas-powered vehicles contribute more to city pollution than thought: research

Research suggests cars and other gasoline-powered vehicles are responsible for a share of two highly toxic contaminants in downtown city air that's at least five times larger than previously thought.
Federal measures for COVID-19 and an upside down house; In The News for March 11

Federal measures for COVID-19 and an upside down house; In The News for March 11

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 March 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
New coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians' March break travel plans

New coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians' March break travel plans

TORONTO — Cindy Perry was all set for a March break trip to California with her wife and their two children, but the novel coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping the globe made her reconsider her plans.
Better protections needed for health-care workers during COVID-19: advocates

Better protections needed for health-care workers during COVID-19: advocates

VANCOUVER — Canada's first death from the novel coronavirus has highlighted the urgent and often ignored need for better staffing at long-term care facilities where elderly residents are especially vulnerable to the disease, says the head of the Cana
Sex trafficking common; convictions are not

Sex trafficking common; convictions are not

“Every single day in Sarnia sex trafficking occurs,” says the Coordinator for the local Anti-Human Trafficking Project The recent conviction in Sarnia of a man on nine charges relating to the exploitation of two women through sex trafficking — includ
GTA man guilty of sex trafficking in Sarnia

GTA man guilty of sex trafficking in Sarnia

It is an eye-opening reminder that sex trafficking happens everywhere, including small towns in Ontario. A Sarnia jury took just two hours to find a Toronto-area man guilty of exploiting two women for selling their sexual services.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada: — Ontario: 37 confirmed — British Columbia: 39 confirmed, including 1 death — Quebec: 4 confirmed; 1 presumptive — Alberta: 14 confirmed — Total: 95 This report by The Canadian