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Violence against Indigenous women during COVID-19 sparks calls for MMIWG plan

Violence against Indigenous women during COVID-19 sparks calls for MMIWG plan

OTTAWA — With reports of a sharp rise in violence against Indigenous women as COVID-19 restrictions keep families stuck in their homes, concerns are being raised about whether the pandemic could delay the promised June delivery of a national action p
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 5:39 p.m. on May 9, 2020: There are 67,702 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Easing COVID-19 restrictions too soon could jeopardize vulnerable communities

Easing COVID-19 restrictions too soon could jeopardize vulnerable communities

Federal officials stressed the dangers to long-term care residents and Indigenous communities if COVID-19 restrictions are lifted too quickly after projections in Quebec painted a dire picture of the potential cost.
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): 3:30 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the provincial total to 2,330 positive cases of the virus. Provincial health officer Dr.
Supplies, food a concern as northern Saskatchewan deals with COVID-19 outbreak

Supplies, food a concern as northern Saskatchewan deals with COVID-19 outbreak

REGINA — Questions about access to supplies are emerging as health officials and community leaders work to contain spread of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan's far north.
Saskatchewan Indigenous community 'frustrated and angry' as it battles outbreak

Saskatchewan Indigenous community 'frustrated and angry' as it battles outbreak

LA LOCHE, Sask. — Amanda Black feels lucky that her symptoms have remained mild since she tested positive last week for COVID-19. She and her six-year-old son, Malachi, have runny noses and can't taste their food.
No easy fix for long-term care home problems highlighted by COVID-19

No easy fix for long-term care home problems highlighted by COVID-19

OTTAWA — For years, those living and working in nursing and retirement homes across the country have struggled as overburdened caregivers tried to maintain a basic level of care and dignity for aging and ailing Canadians.
Canada backs U.S.-led effort for Taiwan at WHO over China's objections

Canada backs U.S.-led effort for Taiwan at WHO over China's objections

OTTAWA — Canada has backed an American-led effort to allow Taiwan to be granted observer status at the World Health Organization because of its early success in containing COVID-19.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on May 12 will be approximately $15 million. The Canadian Press
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.