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New Brunswick reports new cases of COVID-19 in long-term care home

New Brunswick reports new cases of COVID-19 in long-term care home

FREDERICTON — Public Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting three new cases of COVID-19 near Campbellton — in the north of the province — bringing to 12 the number of cases in a cluster in the area. Dr.
Ex-Bloc Quebecois leader, longtime Quebec politician Michel Gauthier dead at 70

Ex-Bloc Quebecois leader, longtime Quebec politician Michel Gauthier dead at 70

Former Bloc Quebecois leader Michel Gauthier has died at age 70 after a battle with lung cancer. “Michel died in the arms of his wife and two children, his soul at peace," Gauthier's family said in a statement on Saturday.
Palliative care has been put on the backburner during pandemic, experts say

Palliative care has been put on the backburner during pandemic, experts say

When Kathryn Butler Malette learned her younger sister was diagnosed with COVID-19, she was confronted with a waking nightmare: that her beloved sibling might die alone.
'Makes no sense:' Woman can't fathom why husband, uncle slain on hunting trip

'Makes no sense:' Woman can't fathom why husband, uncle slain on hunting trip

Sarah Sansom didn't think she had any reason to worry when her husband and his uncle ventured into the woods to go moose hunting. Jacob Sansom, 39, and Maurice Cardinal, 57, were found shot to death on a rural road in northern Alberta two months ago.
'Little orange dot:' Lone Alberta NDP MP says she offers different perspective

'Little orange dot:' Lone Alberta NDP MP says she offers different perspective

EDMONTON — Not long after she became a member of Parliament last fall, Heather McPherson was at an event with one of her favourite Olympians.
Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015

Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015

OTTAWA — Environment Canada has been doing fewer inspections, investigations and prosecutions over the last five years to enforce a law protecting people from toxic chemicals and air pollution.
In hard-hit Quebec, families struggle to mourn those lost to COVID-19

In hard-hit Quebec, families struggle to mourn those lost to COVID-19

MONTREAL — July Mak spent nearly every night with her father, Paul.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a lottery player in Ontario.

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.
Minimum wage goes up June 1 in B.C. as businesses face COVID-19 challenges

Minimum wage goes up June 1 in B.C. as businesses face COVID-19 challenges

VICTORIA — British Columbia's lowest paid workers get a pay increase Monday with a scheduled minimum wage hike at a crucial time for small businesses as they look for ways to continue operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.