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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 4 a.m. ET on April 28, 2020: There are 48,500 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Local restaurants feel squeezed by delivery apps' commission fees

Local restaurants feel squeezed by delivery apps' commission fees

VANCOUVER — Restaurants struggling to survive during the COVID-19 crisis have turned to take-out and delivery, but the fees charged by food-delivery companies are eating away their bottom line, some operators say.
Plans underway for so-called salmon cannon to aid return at B.C. landslide: DFO

Plans underway for so-called salmon cannon to aid return at B.C. landslide: DFO

VANCOUVER — Plans are underway for a pneumatic fish pump, also known as a salmon cannon, to be used to help fish migrate past a landslide on British Columbia's Fraser River, officials with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans said Monday.
Learning to live with COVID-19 requires permanent fixes to vulnerable settings

Learning to live with COVID-19 requires permanent fixes to vulnerable settings

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer warned Monday there is still a lot we don't know about the virus that causes COVID-19, but said stopping this pandemic or preventing a future one will require more than just physical distancing and handwa
Flooding in Fort McMurray leads to request for military assistance from Ottawa

Flooding in Fort McMurray leads to request for military assistance from Ottawa

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Provincial and federal governments say they are ready to help with flooding in northern Alberta as the number of evacuations in Fort McMurray continued to increase Monday.
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): 6:40 p.m. B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says there's clear evidence that measures being taken to fight the spread of COVID-19 are working.
Conservatives gear up to grill government in modified return of House of Commons

Conservatives gear up to grill government in modified return of House of Commons

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer laid out Monday the numerous lines of inquiry his party intends to follow this week as a modified version of a House of Commons sitting gets underway.
Nearly 10,000 businesses apply for wage subsidy in first hours, Trudeau says

Nearly 10,000 businesses apply for wage subsidy in first hours, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Thousands of businesses have applied for the federal government's $73-billion wage subsidy program, joining a COVID-19 emergency economic plan that industry groups warn is becoming more complicated the longer businesses stay closed and worke
Ontario, Quebec offer different plans for reopening; Trudeau will not dictate

Ontario, Quebec offer different plans for reopening; Trudeau will not dictate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Ottawa will help guide, but not dictate, how provinces and territories should start easing COVID-19 restrictions as Canada's two hardest-hit regions offered up starkly different plans for loosening the r
Relatives, legal experts say N.S. should begin work on inquiry into mass killing

Relatives, legal experts say N.S. should begin work on inquiry into mass killing

HALIFAX — Nova Scotians struggling with the devastating aftermath of a mass shooting are looking for a commitment from the province's leaders to set up a public inquiry to help answer a long list of unanswered questions.