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Canadian support for gender equality doesn't match reality, survey suggests

Canadian support for gender equality doesn't match reality, survey suggests

WASHINGTON — Canadian support for the principle of equal rights for women and men is among the highest in the world — but in practice, archaic attitudes towards gender roles are still alive and well both at home and around the globe, a new survey sug
Update on COVID-19 emergency aid and the CFL in peril; In The News for April 30

Update on COVID-19 emergency aid and the CFL in peril; In The News for April 30

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 April 30 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
The people who cared for him: How a single COVID-19 case moved through the system

The people who cared for him: How a single COVID-19 case moved through the system

VANCOUVER — The call came in on an afternoon in March: a patient at a medical clinic in Vancouver complained of chest pains. Paramedic Jeff Booton watched the details flash across the screen as he and his partner made their way to the clinic.
ICU continues to deal with cases during COVID-19 pandemic with operating changes

ICU continues to deal with cases during COVID-19 pandemic with operating changes

VANCOUVER — As a senior physician at St. Paul's hospital, Dr. Del Dorscheid has a special view of how COVID-19 is affecting patient care beyond the pandemic.
The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

HALIFAX — For years to come, the village of Portapique, N.S., will likely be defined by tragedy.
Canadian military helicopter missing while operating in Mediterranean: DND

Canadian military helicopter missing while operating in Mediterranean: DND

OTTAWA — The Canadian military was scrambling for answers Wednesday after losing contact with one of its new Cyclone helicopters, with reports that at least one person was killed when it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea.
'It's a lot:' Fort McMurray residents deal with floods during COVID-19 pandemic

'It's a lot:' Fort McMurray residents deal with floods during COVID-19 pandemic

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Fort McMurray resident Michelle Toner says it's been a hectic, sad week in the northern Alberta city.
Tory MP Sloan ducks call to apologize for challenging Tam's loyalty

Tory MP Sloan ducks call to apologize for challenging Tam's loyalty

OTTAWA — Ontario Conservative MP Derek Sloan held to his leadership campaign slogan of being "Conservative without apology" and refused Wednesday to heed the demands of his fellow MPs to apologize for remarks questioning the loyalty of the country's
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): 8:45 p.m. Vancouver's airport authority has started offering voluntary layoffs to its staff, due to a reduction in passengers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cargill beef plant to reopen next week after COVID-19 outbreak forced closure

Cargill beef plant to reopen next week after COVID-19 outbreak forced closure

CALGARY — Workers are to return Monday to a beef processing plant south of Calgary that was closed for two weeks because of a COVID-19 outbreak.