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Duration of COVID-19 measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

Duration of COVID-19 measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

OTTAWA — The longer it takes for all Canadians to follow the rules and stay home to curb the spread of COVID-19, the longer it will be before life can return to normal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.
Toronto imposes mandatory quarantine for infected to help contain COVID-19

Toronto imposes mandatory quarantine for infected to help contain COVID-19

TORONTO — Canada's most populous city has imposed a mandatory home quarantine on residents infected with COVID-19, as officials move to "aggressively halt" the spread of the virus.
Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Thursday in relation to COVID-19: "If we all stopped moving for two weeks and nobody talked to anybody for two weeks and we all just stayed put, in fact we would see this virus would die.
Police in Saskatchewan charge man with killing his parents and son

Police in Saskatchewan charge man with killing his parents and son

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A man in Saskatchewan has been charged with the killings over the weekend of his parents and young son, police said.
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 5:05 p.m. ET on April 1, 2020: There are 9,729 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Trudeau: U.S. standing down plan to send soldiers to backstop northern border

Trudeau: U.S. standing down plan to send soldiers to backstop northern border

OTTAWA — The United States appears to have backed off on its plan to send soldiers to the Canada-U.S. border, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security had been floating the idea to help U.S.
Parliament to sit again to approve more COVID-19 relief as spending climbs

Parliament to sit again to approve more COVID-19 relief as spending climbs

OTTAWA — Parliamentarians will soon find themselves voting anew on spending measures to help the country to combat the financial fallout from COVID-19 — help that is going to cost the federal treasury at least $95 billion — as the result of changes t
Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage

Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage

OTTAWA — Canadians should brace for drug shortages as COVID-19 disrupts global supply lines, the federal health ministry's top public servant says.
Scenarios for Indigenous COVID-19 response include calling in the army: Miller

Scenarios for Indigenous COVID-19 response include calling in the army: Miller

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government is ready to call in the army to help First Nations, Inuit or Metis communities contend with COVID-19.
Nova Scotian hosts online kitchen party as antidote to the COVID-19 blues

Nova Scotian hosts online kitchen party as antidote to the COVID-19 blues

HALIFAX — For those growing weary of gloomy news about the COVID-19 pandemic, Nova Scotian Heather Thomson has created an upbeat antidote: an online, down-home kitchen party.