Skip to content

National News

Cruise passengers to land soon and 'Jesus Christ Superstar' streamable; In The News for April 3

Cruise passengers to land soon and 'Jesus Christ Superstar' streamable; In The News for April 3

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 3 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
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.
Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses

Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses

The ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic could get a boost if Canadians paid more attention to the relative humidity levels in public and private spaces, according to a growing body of international research.
How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens

How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens

When there's only one ventilator but two patients who need it, how should a doctor decide who gets the chance to survive? Medical ethicists across the country are working to help frontline workers answer weighty questions should the COVID-19 pandemic
Region of Peel 'accidentally' mails wrong COVID-19 test results to 16 people

Region of Peel 'accidentally' mails wrong COVID-19 test results to 16 people

BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Region of Peel in Ontario is apologizing after it "accidentally" mailed letters to 16 residents saying their COVID-19 test results were negative when, in fact, they were positive. Dr.
Trudeau calls first ministers meeting on COVID-19, promises better data soon

Trudeau calls first ministers meeting on COVID-19, promises better data soon

OTTAWA — Federal projections of the toll COVID-19 could take in Canada are not yet ready for public consumption but will be coming soon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday, just as Ontario announced it will be able to provide details of its

'Thirsty, hungry, injured:' Two women sentenced for abuse of girls in basement

EDMONTON — A mother of two young girls and her roommate have been sentenced to eight years in prison for beating, starving and confining the children in the basement of their Edmonton home.
Passengers on COVID-19-stricken cruise ships hope to be on land again soon

Passengers on COVID-19-stricken cruise ships hope to be on land again soon

Two cruise ships with Canadian passengers aboard finally docked Thursday in Florida after weeks at sea and days of negotiations with initially resistant local officials.
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): 8 p.m. Two cruise ships with Canadian passengers aboard have docked in Florida after weeks at sea.
Internal audit of Scheer's expenses turns up money on school, clothes, minivan

Internal audit of Scheer's expenses turns up money on school, clothes, minivan

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer billed the Conservative party for his kids' private Catholic school, private security, an extra housekeeper, his minivan and clothes for his family, a party review of the outgoing leader's spending has concluded.