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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.
Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is being pressured by some of his own Liberal backbenchers to implement enforceable national standards for the operation of long-term care homes in Canada.
Canada's vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert

Canada's vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert

VANCOUVER — A senior police officer from the United Kingdom with expertise in money laundering says "underground banking" linked to China has become a significant threat in the U.K. and he believes Canada shares some of the same vulnerabilities.
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 6:33 p.m. on May 28, 2020: There are 88,512 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get

Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get

OTTAWA — Representatives from Canada's oilpatch said Thursday they don't know of a single energy company that has yet benefited from any of Ottawa's pandemic-inspired loan programs and many think the cost to access them is too high.
NDP mocks Alberta premier's UCP for taking COVID cash from 'sugar daddy' Trudeau

NDP mocks Alberta premier's UCP for taking COVID cash from 'sugar daddy' Trudeau

EDMONTON — The Alberta Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservatives have a new "sugar daddy" in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and should not accept a federal COVID-19 wage subsidy the party has applied for.
Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association

Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association

OTTAWA — Conditions in long-term care are breaking the people who staff nursing and retirement homes, leading to worse care for the vulnerable seniors who live there, the head of the Canadian Support Workers Association said.
Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund

Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund

OTTAWA — An Ontario centre that helps women and girls who have been victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation has to shut one of its key support programs next month due to a federal fund that has expired, even as the COVID-19 pandemic cont
Warrant issued for arrest of former PQ leader Boisclair on sex assault charges

Warrant issued for arrest of former PQ leader Boisclair on sex assault charges

MONTREAL — Former Parti Quebecois leader Andre Boisclair is facing charges that he used a weapon to commit a sexual assault six years ago.
Feds look for exit amid talks with Quebec on keeping military in care homes

Feds look for exit amid talks with Quebec on keeping military in care homes

Ottawa and the Canadian Armed Forces have started looking for an exit strategy amid talks with Quebec about the continued provision of military personnel to long-term care homes hit hard by COVID-19.