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Burgers, ice cream, doughnuts and plants: Queues forming for non-essential items

Burgers, ice cream, doughnuts and plants: Queues forming for non-essential items

Long lines of people waiting to get into big-box and grocery stores were an early phenomenon of the COVID-19 pandemic. Another type of queue has emerged and it's not for toilet paper.
Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

EDMONTON — The Chinese Consulate-General in Calgary is firing back at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his rebuke of China's handling of the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
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): 1:40 p.m. Nova Scotia is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the province's total number of confirmed cases to 1,040.
Barring Taiwan from WHO a 'serious' health concern: Canada, U.S., allies say

Barring Taiwan from WHO a 'serious' health concern: Canada, U.S., allies say

OTTAWA — Canada, the United States and six major allies have told the World Health Organization that its ongoing exclusion of Taiwan has created a serious public health concern during the COVID-19 crisis.
Halifax lab team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Halifax lab team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

HALIFAX — The first Canadian clinical trials for a possible COVID-19 vaccine will be conducted by a Halifax research team that also was involved in trials that eventually led to a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
Health researcher hopes COVID-19 means new policies for Indigenous peoples

Health researcher hopes COVID-19 means new policies for Indigenous peoples

SASKATOON — A health researcher studying COVID-19 as part of a national immunity task force hopes the pandemic elevates concern for persistent health issues, such as inadequate housing, for Indigenous people in Canada.
Unaffected by isolation, B.C. lighthouse keepers continue work

Unaffected by isolation, B.C. lighthouse keepers continue work

VANCOUVER — As British Columbia begins to reopen and reduce social distancing guidelines, life hasn't changed much for Spencer Wilson. Wilson is one of the roughly 54 lighthouse keepers working across B.C.
'I don't want to be scared anymore:' physical distancing tough for the blind

'I don't want to be scared anymore:' physical distancing tough for the blind

The physical distancing rules put in place across Canadian society are supposed to shield everyone from the ravages of COVID-19, but Nick D'Ambrosio doesn't feel protected.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $15.7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15.7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario.

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.