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Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard to table his second budget today

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard to table his second budget today

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard's budget today is expected to include measures to alleviate the damage to the province's economy from the novel coronavirus.

Hamlet in southern Alberta evacuated after train hits propane truck

THREE HILLS, Alta. — People in the hamlet of Swalwell northeast of Calgary were forced from their homes Monday after a Canadian National freight train collided with a tanker truck carrying propane. CN said there were no reports of injuries or a fire.
Death in B.C. care home believed to be first COVID-19 fatality in Canada

Death in B.C. care home believed to be first COVID-19 fatality in Canada

Canada reported its first COVID-19 death on Monday after a man died at a long-term care home in North Vancouver as the federal government asked provincial and territorial leaders to share their state of readiness to deal with the new coronavirus. Dr.
Liberal bill outlaws conversion therapy for kids, non-consenting adults

Liberal bill outlaws conversion therapy for kids, non-consenting adults

OTTAWA — The federal government has introduced legislation that would impose a blanket ban on causing a child to undergo therapy aimed at altering their sexual orientation or gender identity.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the novel coronavirus and the illness dubbed COVID-19 (all times Eastern): 7:50 p.m. Ontario confirmed one more novel coronavirus case on Monday evening, bringing the total in the province to 35.
Canada, U.S. in touch 'almost daily' in coronavirus battle: minister

Canada, U.S. in touch 'almost daily' in coronavirus battle: minister

WASHINGTON — The federal government and the United States are communicating "almost daily" in a collective effort to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus north of the border and across North America, Canada's foreign affairs minister said Mon
Alberta premier says all options on table to fight oil price collapse

Alberta premier says all options on table to fight oil price collapse

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will do whatever it takes to rescue the province from an oil price collapse and he wants the federal government to step up as well. "This is not just about Alberta.
Morneau talks up fiscal room to react to impacts of COVID-19 as concerns mount

Morneau talks up fiscal room to react to impacts of COVID-19 as concerns mount

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau sought to ease the concerns over the novel coronavirus outbreak on a day where financial markets dropped along with the price of oil, and the Liberals said they were preparing help for a worst-case economic scen
NDP calls for moratorium on Clearview AI facial recognition software

NDP calls for moratorium on Clearview AI facial recognition software

OTTAWA — NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus wants the Liberal government to stop the RCMP's use of controversial facial-recognition software. The U.S.

Seven Stettler physicians ‘revoke ER services’

Stettler and area residents going to the local healthcare centre’s emergency room may see some unfamiliar faces there.