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COVID-19 outbreaks in 23 First Nations prompting concerns

COVID-19 outbreaks in 23 First Nations prompting concerns

OTTAWA — Federal officials say the next two weeks will be crucial in trying to determine the scope and severity of the spread of COVID-19 in First Nations communities.
Public transit prepping for new normal as cities and provinces start to reopen

Public transit prepping for new normal as cities and provinces start to reopen

The gradual reopening of Canada's economy will not mean business as usual for the country's public transit agencies.
As world waits for COVID-19 therapy, U.S. warily eyes Canada's drug-price plans

As world waits for COVID-19 therapy, U.S. warily eyes Canada's drug-price plans

WASHINGTON — The United States is keeping Canada and its plans to overhaul its drug-pricing system on a "watch list" of countries deemed a peril to American intellectual property rights — just as a world racked by COVID-19 takes an interest access to
Trudeau announces ban on 1,500 types of 'military-grade' guns

Trudeau announces ban on 1,500 types of 'military-grade' guns

OTTAWA — The federal government has outlawed a wide range of rifles with the aim of making Canada safer, saying the guns were designed for the battlefield, not hunting or sport shooting.
Tiff Macklem returns to Bank of Canada, this time to take top job as governor

Tiff Macklem returns to Bank of Canada, this time to take top job as governor

OTTAWA — Tiff Macklem, a former second-in-command at the Bank of Canada, is returning to the central bank to take over the top job at a moment that he says cries out for bold, unprecedented responses to the economic crisis fuelled by COVID-19.
More remains found as helicopter search turns to recovery from rescue

More remains found as helicopter search turns to recovery from rescue

After scouring a littered seascape with its NATO allies, a Canadian Forces warship formally ended its search for survivors Friday after its maritime helicopter crashed off the coast of Greece.
Military identifies service members missing in deadly helicopter crash

Military identifies service members missing in deadly helicopter crash

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is deploying a flight investigation team to determine the cause of a helicopter crash off the coast of Greece that has claimed the life of at least one service member and left five others missing.
China likes Canada's 'cool head' amid U.S. 'smears' over COVID-19, says envoy

China likes Canada's 'cool head' amid U.S. 'smears' over COVID-19, says envoy

OTTAWA — China's envoy in Ottawa says that while the United States is "smearing" his country over COVID-19, the People's Republic appreciates Canada's "cool-headed" co-operation on battling the pandemic.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.
Evolving prison needle exchange program constitutional, judge rules

Evolving prison needle exchange program constitutional, judge rules

TORONTO — It's too soon to brand Canada's new prison-exchange program as unconstitutional given that correctional authorities are still making changes to it as they roll it out, an Ontario court has ruled.
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