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Provinces set to ease restrictions Monday as death toll increases

Provinces set to ease restrictions Monday as death toll increases

OTTAWA — Provinces across the country are set to begin easing COVID-19 restrictions on Monday following a weekend in which thousands more cases of the respiratory illness were identified, hundreds more were reported dead and a much-ballyhooed made-in
Provinces must give emotional support to returning students: education advocates

Provinces must give emotional support to returning students: education advocates

VANCOUVER — Bored and isolated students are spending too many hours online and some have started using more substances, but all students will need extra emotional support when classes resume, says a psychiatrist who specializes in youth mental health
Rally outside Mission prison calls for safe release of inmates amid pandemic

Rally outside Mission prison calls for safe release of inmates amid pandemic

MISSION, B.C. — A justice advocacy group says it wants prisoners at a federal institution in British Columbia ravaged by a COVID-19 outbreak to know there are people in the community fighting for their safety.
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 5:45 p.m. on May 3, 2020: There are 59,474 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Trudeau says legislation on municipal handgun bans coming

Trudeau says legislation on municipal handgun bans coming

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his assault-rifle ban on Sunday and promised to go even further by targeting handguns and tightening border security with new legislation introduced in the Parliament.
Fort McMurray cleans up from flood on anniversary of 2016 wildfire evacuation

Fort McMurray cleans up from flood on anniversary of 2016 wildfire evacuation

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.
Snowbirds fly over Nova Scotia to mark naval helicopter crash, mass shooting

Snowbirds fly over Nova Scotia to mark naval helicopter crash, mass shooting

HALIFAX — The Snowbirds aerobatics team flew over Nova Scotia communities Sunday in remembrance of the victims of a mass shooting and six deaths in last week's navy helicopter crash.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 2:55 p.m. Newfoundland and Labrador's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 remains at 259, with 232 people having recovered. There were no new cases reported over the weekend.
Alberta parks partnership rules to be released, critics call for consultation

Alberta parks partnership rules to be released, critics call for consultation

EDMONTON — Albertans are expected to learn Monday how they can take up to 164 provincial parks and recreation sites off the hands of a government that no longer wants them.
Rapid test for COVID-19 recalled after Health Canada expresses concerns

Rapid test for COVID-19 recalled after Health Canada expresses concerns

OTTAWA — An Ottawa biotech company is voluntarily recalling a rapid test for COVID-19 after Health Canada expressed concern about its effectiveness, dealing a setback to expanded testing in the country.