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Report shows dramatic spike in Canadian public's trust in government during COVID-19

Report shows dramatic spike in Canadian public's trust in government during COVID-19

“What we have seen is that our institutions have been incredibly tested during this pandemic, but our latest results indicate that Canadian institutions are in fact rising to the occasion."
CSIS says proposed federal privacy reforms could hinder spy operations

CSIS says proposed federal privacy reforms could hinder spy operations

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency has warned the Trudeau government that proposed changes to bolster privacy could undermine the ability of intelligence agents to collect and use information about citizens.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:34 p.m. on May 17, 2020: There are 77,001 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Calls mount for auto approval of veterans' disability claims amid COVID-19

Calls mount for auto approval of veterans' disability claims amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — Frustration is growing within Canada's veterans' community as many disabled ex-soldiers continue to wait for federal support and benefits even as the government rushes to approve millions of claims for assistance related to COVID-19.
Burgers, ice cream, doughnuts and plants: Queues forming for non-essential items

Burgers, ice cream, doughnuts and plants: Queues forming for non-essential items

Long lines of people waiting to get into big-box and grocery stores were an early phenomenon of the COVID-19 pandemic. Another type of queue has emerged and it's not for toilet paper.
Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

Chinese consulate blasts Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for COVID-19 criticism

EDMONTON — The Chinese Consulate-General in Calgary is firing back at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his rebuke of China's handling of the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
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): 1:40 p.m. Nova Scotia is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the province's total number of confirmed cases to 1,040.
Barring Taiwan from WHO a 'serious' health concern: Canada, U.S., allies say

Barring Taiwan from WHO a 'serious' health concern: Canada, U.S., allies say

OTTAWA — Canada, the United States and six major allies have told the World Health Organization that its ongoing exclusion of Taiwan has created a serious public health concern during the COVID-19 crisis.
Halifax lab team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Halifax lab team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

HALIFAX — The first Canadian clinical trials for a possible COVID-19 vaccine will be conducted by a Halifax research team that also was involved in trials that eventually led to a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
Health researcher hopes COVID-19 means new policies for Indigenous peoples

Health researcher hopes COVID-19 means new policies for Indigenous peoples

SASKATOON — A health researcher studying COVID-19 as part of a national immunity task force hopes the pandemic elevates concern for persistent health issues, such as inadequate housing, for Indigenous people in Canada.