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Navy recalls ships, orders physical distancing on board due to COVID-19

Navy recalls ships, orders physical distancing on board due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy is pulling a number of ships back from overseas missions and imposing strict rules around physical distancing at sea as the military prepares to respond to the pandemic.
Limited sexual-health services could lead to unplanned pregnancies: advocates

Limited sexual-health services could lead to unplanned pregnancies: advocates

OTTAWA — Sexual-health advocates say limited access to services and contraceptives because of COVID-19 is likely to lead to a surge in unintended pregnancies.
Canada facing 'major' medical gear shortage as 68 countries restrict exports

Canada facing 'major' medical gear shortage as 68 countries restrict exports

Scores of countries have moved to restrict the export of face masks, gloves and other medical supplies critical for front-line workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving Canada and others scrambling to source products that now have h
Internal audit of Scheer's expenses turns up money on school, clothes, minivan

Internal audit of Scheer's expenses turns up money on school, clothes, minivan

OTTAWA — An internal audit of Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's expenses has found the outgoing party chief spent $18,000 a year on private parochial school for his children.
Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

TORONTO — Royal Canadian Legion branches are adapting their services to support veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the national organization warns financial pressures could result in the closure of some branches.
Canada, NATO allies discuss COVID-19 response in face of world security issues

Canada, NATO allies discuss COVID-19 response in face of world security issues

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is meeting his NATO counterparts this morning to discuss the alliance's response to the COVID-19 crisis while it continues to face daunting global security challenges.
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 thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed more than 100. Here are the stories of some of those who have lost their lives: Shawn Auger HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta.
Tax collectors, auditors to help field 'historic' numbers of benefit-seeking callers

Tax collectors, auditors to help field 'historic' numbers of benefit-seeking callers

OTTAWA — Canada Revenue Agency employees know a giant spotlight will be pointed at them come Monday, when they begin the monumental task of delivering federal benefits meant to mitigate the disastrous economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest, jailed for sex abuse, granted parole

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest, jailed for sex abuse, granted parole

MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest, who was jailed for sexually abusing young female skiers under his care, has been granted full parole.
MPs to quiz Morneau on COVID-19 bailout as PBO releases new estimates

MPs to quiz Morneau on COVID-19 bailout as PBO releases new estimates

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog says three federal measures to help low-income earners, families and seniors weather the economic shock from COVID-19 will cost over $8 billion.
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