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Opposition parties take different tacks to make their marks during COVID-19 crisis

Opposition parties take different tacks to make their marks during COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Pablo Rodriguez looks back wistfully to the time when his biggest worry was whether he'd be able to corral the support of at least one opposition party for the minority Liberal government's initiatives and help it survive confidence votes.
Soaked walls and muddy basements: Fort McMurray residents survey their flooded homes

Soaked walls and muddy basements: Fort McMurray residents survey their flooded homes

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.
Navy helicopter debris suggests sudden descent, as probe faces challenges:experts

Navy helicopter debris suggests sudden descent, as probe faces challenges:experts

HALIFAX — Former Canadian Armed Forces officers say it appears a naval Cyclone helicopter struck the waters off Greece with sudden and massive force, and investigators may face challenges determining what caused the tragedy without recovering the air

Publishers want Facebook, Google to share ad revenues amid COVID-19 declines

OTTAWA — Publishers that represent a majority of Canadian newspapers have penned an open letter to the federal government urging immediate action to make digital giants like Facebook and Google share their advertising revenues with Canadian media com
Officials say efforts by Canadians to flatten the curve of COVID-19 are working

Officials say efforts by Canadians to flatten the curve of COVID-19 are working

Canada's top public health official struck an optimistic tone about the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, saying that efforts to flatten the curve are working as provinces across the country reported more positive figures.
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): 3:55 p.m. Provincial health officer Dr.
Doug Ford takes aim at Trudeau government's gun control measures

Doug Ford takes aim at Trudeau government's gun control measures

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is taking aim at the federal government's new gun control measures, saying he believes the feds should focus on smuggling of illegal weapons at the border and strengthening jail sentences for gun crimes rather than
'More vital now:' Gay-straight alliances go virtual during COVID-19 pandemic

'More vital now:' Gay-straight alliances go virtual during COVID-19 pandemic

CALGARY — Lily Overacker and Laurell Pallot start each gay-straight alliance meeting with everyone introducing themselves, saying their pronouns and sharing highs and lows of the week.
'Invasion of privacy': Watchdogs concerned about apps tracking COVID-19 patients

'Invasion of privacy': Watchdogs concerned about apps tracking COVID-19 patients

VANCOUVER — Privacy watchdogs are voicing concerns over proposals across the country to implement smartphone apps to help track COVID-19.

Prairie ticket holder wins Friday night's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A Lotto Max player somewhere in the Prairies has 55 million good reasons for checking their ticket this morning. Last night's $55 million jackpot was claimed by a single ticket sold on the Prairies.
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