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A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened tens of thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed thousands.

Six nominees unveiled for annual Michener Award for public service journalism

OTTAWA — An investigation of the wrongful conviction of a Halifax man, another about tainted water, and another about sexual abuse in sports are among the nominees for the country's highest prize for public-service journalism.
Liberal MP Jim Carr to receive stem cell transplant to treat blood cancer

Liberal MP Jim Carr to receive stem cell transplant to treat blood cancer

OTTAWA — Liberal MP and former cabinet minister Jim Carr is returning to hospital for a stem-cell transplant, a treatment that had been twice delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

First right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence trigger some fisheries closures

OTTAWA — Nearly 2,000 square kilometres in the Gulf of St. Lawrence are closed to fixed-gear fisheries until May 18 after the first right whales of the season were spotted by a Fisheries and Oceans plane Sunday.
COVID-19 aid for farmers and rescuing Cirque du Soleil; In The News for May 5

COVID-19 aid for farmers and rescuing Cirque du Soleil; In The News for May 5

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 May 5 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Most Canadians comfortable with pace of easing restrictions: poll

Most Canadians comfortable with pace of easing restrictions: poll

OTTAWA — As provinces start to tiptoe toward normalcy by gently lifting restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, a new poll suggests Canadians are largely happy with the pace.

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.
Vancouver biotech company discovering antibodies for COVID-19 treatment

Vancouver biotech company discovering antibodies for COVID-19 treatment

VANCOUVER — There may be another valuable shield in the fight against COVID-19, and the head of a Vancouver biotech firm says it could buy time as researchers race to develop a vaccine. Carl Hansen, CEO of AbCellera Biologics Inc.

Amazon VP says he quit after workers who raised COVID-19 concerns were fired

A Canadian software developer says he has resigned his position as a vice president with Amazon over the firing of employees who he says fought for better COVID-19 protection in the company's warehouses.
HMCS Fredericton crew witnessed helicopter crash: National Defence

HMCS Fredericton crew witnessed helicopter crash: National Defence

OTTAWA — Crew members on board a Halifax-class frigate personally witnessed last week's helicopter crash that killed six Canadian Armed Forces members off the coast of Greece, the Department of National Defence has confirmed.