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COVID-19 wreaking havoc on Canada's hospitality industry, MPs told

COVID-19 wreaking havoc on Canada's hospitality industry, MPs told

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused carnage for restaurants and hotels in Canada, MPs on the House of Commons finance committee heard Thursday.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:26 p.m. on April 23, 2020: There are 42,105 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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): 6:15 p.m. The COVID-19 virus has been found in another poultry processing facility in B.C. Provincial health officer Dr.
Minister say empty planes left China, pushes for virtual access to 'Michaels'

Minister say empty planes left China, pushes for virtual access to 'Michaels'

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Federal prison tensions rise amid COVID lockdowns; activists want releases

Federal prison tensions rise amid COVID lockdowns; activists want releases

TORONTO — Efforts to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Canada's federal prisons have led to an increase in tensions that have prompted correctional officers to use force on at least two occasions in recent days, according to a prominent prisone

$500k bet on 'rock, paper, scissors' ruled invalid by Quebec court

MONTREAL — A $500,000 debt incurred from three games of "rock, paper, scissors" is invalid, the Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled.
Trump envoy to Canada defends pause in World Health Organization funding

Trump envoy to Canada defends pause in World Health Organization funding

OTTAWA — Donald Trump's envoy to Canada defended the U.S. president's controversial decision to temporarily stop funding the World Health Organization during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flood costs in Canada could nearly triple by 2030 with no mitigation

Flood costs in Canada could nearly triple by 2030 with no mitigation

OTTAWA — The yearly bills from overflowing rivers and rising seas in Canada could nearly triple by 2030 if Canada doesn't do more to improve flood protection, a new analysis suggested Thursday.
Police have 'good idea' gunman in N.S. mass shooting not licensed for weapons

Police have 'good idea' gunman in N.S. mass shooting not licensed for weapons

HALIFAX — Police say the man who went on a murderous rampage through five Nova Scotia communities was likely using firearms for which he didn't have a licence, and investigators are trying find out how he obtained weapons illegally.
Feds pour $1.1B into COVID-19 vaccine development, tracking of cases

Feds pour $1.1B into COVID-19 vaccine development, tracking of cases

OTTAWA — While the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine in the near future would be ideal, other solutions to the pandemic it has caused might appear first, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in announcing more than $1 billion for medical research and testi
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