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Study showing more COVID-19 infections than test rates will guide B.C. response

VICTORIA — A recent study in British Columbia confirms far more people have carried the novel coronavirus than were tested for it, and public health officials say the findings will help tailor future strategies to control the illness.
Liberals seek to recall House of Commons for new COVID-19 legislation

Liberals seek to recall House of Commons for new COVID-19 legislation

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is seeking to recall the House of Commons to pass another round of measures to deal with COVID-19.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 16

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 16

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:13 p.m. on July 16, 2020: There are 109,155 confirmed cases in Canada.
British Columbia sets another record with 175 overdose deaths in June alone

British Columbia sets another record with 175 overdose deaths in June alone

VANCOUVER — Another record for monthly overdose deaths related to illicit drugs has been set in British Columbia, prompting the former provincial health officer to call for radical steps to reduce fatalities including access to pharmaceutical-grade h
Judge calls for review after CSIS fails to flag info likely obtained illegally

Judge calls for review after CSIS fails to flag info likely obtained illegally

OTTAWA — A federal judge has called for a comprehensive review after ruling Canada's spy service failed to disclose its reliance on information that was likely collected illegally in support of warrants to probe extremism.
Major new pipelines and mines must show path to 'net zero' to get approved

Major new pipelines and mines must show path to 'net zero' to get approved

OTTAWA — Proposals for new mines, power plants, pipelines or railways in Canada will have to include plans to hit "net zero" emissions by 2050 if they have any hope of getting approved.
Canada, U.K., U.S. denounce Russian hackers for targeting COVID-19 vaccine data

Canada, U.K., U.S. denounce Russian hackers for targeting COVID-19 vaccine data

OTTAWA — Canada, Britain and the United States denounced Russian hackers on Thursday for trying to steal research on COVID-19 vaccines from organizations in all three countries and around the world.
Quebec firm made illegal donations to Liberals, Tories over seven years

Quebec firm made illegal donations to Liberals, Tories over seven years

OTTAWA — Canada's elections watchdog says a Quebec engineering firm illegally donated more than $46,000 to federal political entities over a period of seven years. The firm, now known as Norda Stelo Inc.
Feds, provinces reach deal on funding for reopening, Trudeau announces

Feds, provinces reach deal on funding for reopening, Trudeau announces

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have reached a deal on billions of dollars in transfers to continue reopening economies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
Hospitality workers fearing long-term unemployment seek government action

Hospitality workers fearing long-term unemployment seek government action

VANCOUVER — The union representing hospitality workers across the country says it fears staff laid off because of COVID-19 may not have a job when the pandemic is over.