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New Brunswick now has one confirmed case of COVID-19 and one presumptive case

New Brunswick now has one confirmed case of COVID-19 and one presumptive case

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has a second case of COVID-19 and health officials say it's connected to another case that was confirmed earlier this week. Dr.
Quebec woman, Italian companion released in West Africa: Champagne

Quebec woman, Italian companion released in West Africa: Champagne

MONTREAL — A Canadian woman and her Italian travelling companion who were suspected to have been abducted in West Africa 15 months ago have been released. Edith Blais, 35, of Sherbrooke, Que.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $50 million dollar jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. There were also two Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, but neither was claimed. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Mar.

Canada's prisons preparing for COVID-19, want public to limit visits

Canadian prison officials say they are adopting an existing flu-outbreak plan in preparation for the novel coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping across the country.
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): 11:10 p.m. Ontario is barring personal visits to inmates in its adult provincial jails to try to keep COVID-19 out.
Call out to retired doctors: you're needed if COVID-19 keeps spreading in Canada

Call out to retired doctors: you're needed if COVID-19 keeps spreading in Canada

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's call for recently retired doctors to return to work if the COVID-19 pandemic worsens is spurring other provinces to make similar emergency preparations, says the registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Br
Peer harm reduction workers move to unionize in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Peer harm reduction workers move to unionize in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — When the overdose crisis struck British Columbia four years ago, Dave Apsey was among a small group of people in a unique position to respond.

Man sentenced for decade-old assaults

Darcy Cooper, 28, was sentenced March 13 to a 90-day conditional sentence for violent assaults on his former girlfriend almost a decade ago. Cooper appeared by video in Fort St.
Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Ottawa's plans to respond to possible COVID-19 outbreaks in remote, fly-in and already vulnerable Indigenous communities are getting a failing grade from opposition politicians who say they display a troubling misunderstanding of the needs and condit

COVID-19 update: no public gatherings over 250 people, second presumptive case in Saskatchewan announced

Premier Scott Moe held a press conference on Friday to announce there has been a second case of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, and measures being implemented to avoid the rapid spread of the virus.