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Easter services, celebrations across Canada adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Easter services, celebrations across Canada adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

It took a global pandemic to change Deb Scime's Easter plans.
Some Montreal health-care workers say shops, banks turning them away over COVID-19

Some Montreal health-care workers say shops, banks turning them away over COVID-19

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault hails Quebec health-care workers as "guardian angels," but some say they are being denied services at banks and pharmacies when they reveal their occupations.
Canadian envoy to UN says past mental health fight has her ready for COVID-19

Canadian envoy to UN says past mental health fight has her ready for COVID-19

OTTAWA — As she watched the novel coronavirus swallow a helpless New York City, transforming it into the twin epicentre of the pandemic, Louise Blais found lessons in her own past for how to slay a demon.
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.
Fake claims tainting stream of COVID-19 information in Canada: poll

Fake claims tainting stream of COVID-19 information in Canada: poll

More than three in five Canadians are relying on three sources for information: national news outlets (69%), briefings and press conferences by the prime minister (67%) and local news outlets (62%).
Canada to 'lose more people' to COVID, Trudeau warns; jobless rate surges 40%

Canada to 'lose more people' to COVID, Trudeau warns; jobless rate surges 40%

TORONTO — Amid crippling job losses across the country due to COVID-19, the federal government on Thursday warned the number of Canadians killed by the novel coronavirus would likely double over the next week and could reach thousands over the course
Maple Leaf Garden's Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

Maple Leaf Garden's Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

TORONTO — The man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens sexual abuse scandal has died.
Saskatchewan premier doesn't see need for Emergencies Act in COVID-19 fight

Saskatchewan premier doesn't see need for Emergencies Act in COVID-19 fight

REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he doesn't see a need for Ottawa to use the sweeping Emergencies Act to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Champagne defends amended Saudi-Canadian arms deal, says rights concerns remain

Champagne defends amended Saudi-Canadian arms deal, says rights concerns remain

OTTAWA — Saudi Arabia still has a troubling human rights record but Canada's foreign affairs minister says an amended contract to sell it light-armoured vehicles is better than the version the previous Conservative government negotiated.
House of Commons back Saturday to deal with $73-billion wage subsidy bill

House of Commons back Saturday to deal with $73-billion wage subsidy bill

OTTAWA — Parliament will be recalled Saturday to vote on the Trudeau government's $73-billion emergency wage subsidy program to help businesses keep their employees on the payroll through the COVID-19 crisis.