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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): 3:55 p.m. Provincial health officer Dr.
Doug Ford takes aim at Trudeau government's gun control measures

Doug Ford takes aim at Trudeau government's gun control measures

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is taking aim at the federal government's new gun control measures, saying he believes the feds should focus on smuggling of illegal weapons at the border and strengthening jail sentences for gun crimes rather than
'More vital now:' Gay-straight alliances go virtual during COVID-19 pandemic

'More vital now:' Gay-straight alliances go virtual during COVID-19 pandemic

CALGARY — Lily Overacker and Laurell Pallot start each gay-straight alliance meeting with everyone introducing themselves, saying their pronouns and sharing highs and lows of the week.
'Invasion of privacy': Watchdogs concerned about apps tracking COVID-19 patients

'Invasion of privacy': Watchdogs concerned about apps tracking COVID-19 patients

VANCOUVER — Privacy watchdogs are voicing concerns over proposals across the country to implement smartphone apps to help track COVID-19.

Prairie ticket holder wins Friday night's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A Lotto Max player somewhere in the Prairies has 55 million good reasons for checking their ticket this morning. Last night's $55 million jackpot was claimed by a single ticket sold on the Prairies.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.
New head of Alberta Energy Regulator wants to rebuild confidence in leadership

New head of Alberta Energy Regulator wants to rebuild confidence in leadership

CALGARY — Like a sports coach coming off a disappointing season, the new head of the agency that regulates Alberta's heavily challenged energy industry knows he's got some work to do.
Flood evacuation orders continue in parts of Alberta as some residents return

Flood evacuation orders continue in parts of Alberta as some residents return

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — More of the 13,000 residents forced out by flooding in Fort McMurray have been allowed to return to their homes, but an ice jam on the Peace River was threatening several other northern Alberta communities.
Wet'suwet'en pact with Ottawa and B.C. disputed by elected chiefs

Wet'suwet'en pact with Ottawa and B.C. disputed by elected chiefs

SMITHERS, B.C. — Elected chiefs of a First Nation that's split over a natural gas pipeline through their territory say they will not sign a deal on rights and title, a day after the hereditary chiefs backed the agreement.

The Globe and Mail wins leading eight National Newspaper Awards at virtual ceremony

TORONTO — The Globe and Mail has won a leading eight awards at the National Newspaper Awards, including prizes for breaking news and project of the year.