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'We had warned her:' Family grieves Saskatchewan widow in COVID-related death

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A family grieving the COVID-related death of a Saskatchewan senior is urging the provincial government to be more transparent on the location of active cases.
No 'excuse' for Iran black box delay, says Goodale, new plane crash adviser

No 'excuse' for Iran black box delay, says Goodale, new plane crash adviser

OTTAWA — Canada and the countries that lost citizens when Iran shot down a commercial airliner aren't accepting COVID-19 as an "excuse" for not handing over vital flight recorders, the government's new adviser said Tuesday.
COVID-19 silver lining: experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

COVID-19 silver lining: experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

MONTREAL — Despite years of discussions between politicians and doctors, the Quebec government couldn't find a way to pay its general practitioners for phone and video consultations with patients. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

OTTAWA — Governments must be as transparent as possible with Canadians about response measures for COVID-19, says former Liberal public safety minister Ralph Goodale.
Disinfect mail boxes and entertainment to 'feed and fuel' the soul; In The News for March 31

Disinfect mail boxes and entertainment to 'feed and fuel' the soul; In The News for March 31

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 March 31 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't: Poll

Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't: Poll

OTTAWA — Most Canadians are doing what they're told to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and would support harsher measures to punish those who aren't, a new poll suggests.
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. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.
Father of Humboldt Bronco disappointed Saskatchewan has relaxed trucking rules

Father of Humboldt Bronco disappointed Saskatchewan has relaxed trucking rules

REGINA — A father whose son was killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's worried Saskatchewan's move to relax some trucking rules during the COVID-19 outbreak may mean drivers will be pushed past their limits.
Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing

Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing

DELTA, B.C. — Walkers offer a nod, a smile or a "hello" to each other but only after stepping aside to leave a wide berth on trails at a park they've escaped to in the age of physical distancing.
Hope floats: Alberta town ravaged by flood rolls out parade float for COVID-19

Hope floats: Alberta town ravaged by flood rolls out parade float for COVID-19

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — A parade float parked on a downtown street in High River, Alta., seems strangely out of place in a world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.