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Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

YELLOWKNIFE — Northern miners have told the federal government that the wage subsidy program brought in to get the country through the COVID-19 pandemic leaves them out in the cold.
Long-term care deaths expected to rise as growth of total cases slows: Tam

Long-term care deaths expected to rise as growth of total cases slows: Tam

OTTAWA — The number of deaths in long-term care facilities is expected to keep rising, even as the growth of overall COVID-19 cases begins to slow, Canada's top public health official warned Monday. Dr.
New COVID-19 measures and the rush on wills; In The News for April 13

New COVID-19 measures and the rush on wills; In The News for April 13

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 13. What we are watching 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.
Federal officials to provide COVID-19 update focused on seniors, foreign workers

Federal officials to provide COVID-19 update focused on seniors, foreign workers

Federal officials are due to provide an update on measures for seniors, home care and temporary foreign workers during the COVID-19 crisis today.
COVID-19 a 'failure of early warning' for Canada, intelligence expert says

COVID-19 a 'failure of early warning' for Canada, intelligence expert says

OTTAWA — It was last on a list of eight threat scenarios, but the danger of a global pandemic made the cut when the Liberal government issued a national security policy in 2004.
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): 6:45 p.m. Alberta is reporting four new deaths from COVID-19.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:42 p.m. on April 12, 2020: There are 24,383 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from Sunday on COVID-19 in Canada: "This is the challenge of our generation, and each and every one of us has a role to play.
40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope can inspire Canadians during COVID battle

40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope can inspire Canadians during COVID battle

VANCOUVER — Forty years after Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope, his brother says the message he shared is particularly poignant as Canadians deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Port Coquitlam, B.C.