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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.
Supreme Court won't hear man's appeal of sentence over mother's death

Supreme Court won't hear man's appeal of sentence over mother's death

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of a Winnipeg man who hoped to challenge an order to spend more time in jail for leaving his mother on a floor for weeks until she died.
Super-spreading events and Wimbledon cancelled; In The News for April 2

Super-spreading events and Wimbledon cancelled; In The News for April 2

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 2 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

OTTAWA — One of Canada's largest veterans' organizations is urging the federal government to automatically approve the roughly 44,000 outstanding applications for disability benefits from injured veterans to help them better deal with the COVID-19 cr
Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada

Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada

Tetiana Psaras wants nothing more than to be on the front lines of Canada's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre

Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre

VANCOUVER — The new coronavirus has spawned an increase in online and telephone crime, targeting anxious Canadians who are self-isolating at home in front of their computers, experts say.
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.
Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home

Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — U.S. President Donald Trump says there are plans to remove nearly 250 Canadians from two cruise ships and get them back to Canada. The U.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): 9:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says there are plans to remove nearly 250 Canadians from two cruise ships and get them back to Canada. The U.S.
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