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Quebec orders bars, movie theatres to close to limit spread of COVID-19

Quebec's premier issued an order on Sunday urging a number of public gathering places such as bars, theatres, gyms and cinemas to close their doors for two weeks in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.

How a rural island community mobilized to solve a seniors housing crisis

Quadra Island resident Derik Kidd is grateful his small community has strived for years to create a new seniors village so that he and other elderly residents can remain on the rock they call home.
Businesses, travellers could lose thousands if COVID-19 forces Hajj cancellation

Businesses, travellers could lose thousands if COVID-19 forces Hajj cancellation

It took Muhammad Siddique five years to save up for a pilgrimage to Mecca, but now the COVID-19 pandemic has left his plans up in the air.
Rapid response COVID-19 science conducted by father and daughter virologists

Rapid response COVID-19 science conducted by father and daughter virologists

HALIFAX — For a Halifax father and daughter dedicated to taking on global infectious diseases, the novel coronavirus has led to their latest, exhausting push to create tests and vaccines to save lives.
Town of Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond proud but toxic legacy

Town of Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond proud but toxic legacy

ASBESTOS, Que. — Retired miner Mario Leblanc stares at a giant map of his town from 1960 that hangs on the wall of the Asbestos, Que., historical society and laments how much his community has sacrificed to the Jeffrey Mine.
Gen. Jonathan Vance focused on the future of the military and not his career

Gen. Jonathan Vance focused on the future of the military and not his career

OTTAWA — Gen. Jonathan Vance says he still has a lot of work to do.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Mar.
Prominent Canadians in self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic

Prominent Canadians in self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise in this country, some notable Canadians and people with ties to Canada are self-isolating.
Call for coaching codes of conduct after harassment allegations at UVic

Call for coaching codes of conduct after harassment allegations at UVic

VANCOUVER — Post-secondary institutions in British Columbia are being urged to create coaching codes of conduct after verbal abuse complaints were made against a rowing coach at the University of Victoria.
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): 10:45 p.m. Urban Outfitters says it's temporarily closing its brick-and-mortar stores, including those in Canada, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.