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Hotels for homeless people could tackle two crises at once: advocates

Hotels for homeless people could tackle two crises at once: advocates

OTTAWA — Since there is already a housing and homelessness crisis in many parts of the country, advocates say funds to fight the spread of COVID-19 could be used to keep people housed long after the pandemic has ended.
3M files lawsuit in Canada against firm accused of price-gouging on N95 masks

3M files lawsuit in Canada against firm accused of price-gouging on N95 masks

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Broken rail suspected in two fiery Saskatchewan train derailments

Broken rail suspected in two fiery Saskatchewan train derailments

GUERNSEY, Sask. — The Transportation Safety Board suspects a broken rail was the cause of two fiery train derailments on the same stretch of track in rural Saskatchewan.
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.
Canadians trust their family doctor more than the PM on COVID-19, says poll

Canadians trust their family doctor more than the PM on COVID-19, says poll

OTTAWA — Canadians trust health professionals like their family doctor first and foremost when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests.
Rise in homeless tent cities, encampments linked to health confidence: advocate

Rise in homeless tent cities, encampments linked to health confidence: advocate

VANCOUER, B.C. — Public health officials need to do more to help Canada's homeless population as encampments and tent cities grow across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, an advocate says. The comments come as B.C.
Scientists cut peer-review corners under pressure of COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists cut peer-review corners under pressure of COVID-19 pandemic

The novel coronavirus was engineered in a lab using HIV. Stem cells are a potent weapon against the new pandemic. People with blood type A are more susceptible to COVID-19. None of these "discoveries" have been proven.
A look at some of the lives lost in Nova Scotia mass shooting

A look at some of the lives lost in Nova Scotia mass shooting

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — The victims in one of Canada's worst mass killings include an RCMP officer, a teacher, two nurses, neighbours of the shooter and two correctional officers killed in their home.
Probe into mass killing in Nova Scotia continues as names of victims emerge

Probe into mass killing in Nova Scotia continues as names of victims emerge

HALIFAX — For those grieving the victims of a gunman who left a trail of burned homes and at least 19 dead in Nova Scotia, anguished questions emerged Monday on what led to such horror.
Many who knew N.S. gunman struggle to come to terms with killing spree

Many who knew N.S. gunman struggle to come to terms with killing spree

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Neighbours and schoolmates of the man responsible for a killing rampage that left at least 19 people dead in northern Nova Scotia were attempting Monday to come to terms with the tragedy.