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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): 4:20 p.m. B.C. is reporting 21 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the province's total to 2,428. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says 355 of those cases are active.
Ottawa pledges $100 million for Canadian Red Cross response to COVID-19, disasters

Ottawa pledges $100 million for Canadian Red Cross response to COVID-19, disasters

The Canadian Red Cross is poised to receive $100 million in federal funds to support public health measures and rapidly enhance the group's capacity to respond to COVID-19, as well as future floods and wildfires.
Canadian COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial approved: Trudeau

Canadian COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial approved: Trudeau

Health Canada has authorized COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials at Dalhousie University
Canada Child Benefit giving $300, program to expand in July

Canada Child Benefit giving $300, program to expand in July

Canadians receiving the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) will see an extra $300 in their bank accounts May 20

Alberta's Fair Deal Report finished, but won't be released until pandemic subsides

EDMONTON — A panel exploring Alberta's role in Confederation is complete, but the government says it won't be released to the public until after the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

Amazon says will end extra $2 per hour pay and double overtime after May

Amazon says it will be ending its pandemic-related pay incentives for workers in its Canadian warehouses at the end of the month.
O'Toole attacked for using Parliamentary resources on leadership campaign

O'Toole attacked for using Parliamentary resources on leadership campaign

OTTAWA — A Liberal MP is calling for an investigation into whether Conservative leadership candidate Erin O'Toole is inappropriately using taxpayer-funded resources on his campaign.
Experts say Saskatchewan could limit ceremonies but 'is there reason?'

Experts say Saskatchewan could limit ceremonies but 'is there reason?'

Legal experts say the Saskatchewan government may have a case that sacred Indigenous ceremonies be limited in size, but they caution the premier against taking such action.
Two dead, two in hospital in suspected targeted shooting in Oakville, Ont.

Two dead, two in hospital in suspected targeted shooting in Oakville, Ont.

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police say two people are dead and two others are in hospital after a shooting early Saturday morning in Oakville, Ont., west of Toronto. Halton Regional Police say they got the call around 3:10 a.m.
As Quebecers cover faces for COVID-19, some hope for tolerance of religious garb

As Quebecers cover faces for COVID-19, some hope for tolerance of religious garb

MONTREAL — Three years ago, Warda Lacoste was at the centre of a fight against Quebec's attempt to ban religious face coverings for people who were giving or receiving public services.