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Cattle group looks for help to weather COVID-19 as meat-packers slow work

Cattle group looks for help to weather COVID-19 as meat-packers slow work

CALGARY — A cattle industry group says measures that helped ranchers weather the BSE crisis in the early 2000s should be brought back immediately as the COVID-19 pandemic slows down work at packing plants.
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): 6:05 p.m. British Columbia has had three more deaths from COVID-19, all of them in long-term care homes, bringing the total number of fatalities in the province to 72. Dr.
Many factors behind COVID-19 outbreaks hitting Quebec's long-term care homes

Many factors behind COVID-19 outbreaks hitting Quebec's long-term care homes

MONTREAL — As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across Canada, no places have been harder hit than Quebec's long-term care homes, where single facilities have seen dozens of residents die.
Compared to U.S., Canada's COVID-19 response a case study in political civility

Compared to U.S., Canada's COVID-19 response a case study in political civility

WASHINGTON — In the time of the novel coronavirus, Canada and the United States seem to be playing to type: the friendly apologizers of the Great White North coming together against a common enemy, America's combative revolutionaries threatening to t
Talks among parties on how to proceed with Parliament underway

Talks among parties on how to proceed with Parliament underway

OTTAWA — Talks that would scrap the scheduled return of Parliament next week are getting underway as all federal parties grapple with how to keep democratic institutions together while Canadians continue to be urged to stay apart.
Vancouver council members hear toilet flush, not each other, at virtual meeting

Vancouver council members hear toilet flush, not each other, at virtual meeting

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says city council's first attempt at a virtual meeting was a bumpy one that included technical glitches, delays and the whoosh of a flushing toilet.
Seize on COVID-19 to further North American border reform, Canada, U.S. urged

Seize on COVID-19 to further North American border reform, Canada, U.S. urged

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States should seize the opportunity presented by the global COVID-19 crisis to develop and modernize the way they operate their shared frontier, experts suggested Tuesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that
N.S. COVID model says health care can cope with first peak if 'good compliance'

N.S. COVID model says health care can cope with first peak if 'good compliance'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's government is predicting the number of COVID-19 cases could still be comfortably managed by the province's hospital system by the end of June if the public keeps following social distancing guidelines. Dr.
Thomas Braidwood, B.C. judge who led Dziekanski inquiry dies, dies at 89

Thomas Braidwood, B.C. judge who led Dziekanski inquiry dies, dies at 89

VANCOUVER — A former judge who led an inquiry into the RCMP's use of a Taser on a man from Poland after he arrived at Vancouver's airport in 2007 has died. Thomas Braidwood, who was a justice on the B.C. Court of Appeal, was 89.
Mass gathering: Cancellation of Saskatchewan drive-in church service questioned

Mass gathering: Cancellation of Saskatchewan drive-in church service questioned

NIPAWIN, Sask. — Saskatchewan's premier wants an explanation for why an Easter drive-in church service was prohibited over the weekend.