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Canada pushes African debt relief to ward off COVID-19 economic crisis: minister

Canada pushes African debt relief to ward off COVID-19 economic crisis: minister

OTTAWA — Canada's development minister says the government is pushing international actors to provide debt relief in Africa and other less-developed regions to help fight threats of hunger, economic ruin and terrorism from COVID-19.
Nova Scotia families seek to certify class action against mass killer's estate

Nova Scotia families seek to certify class action against mass killer's estate

HALIFAX — Families of victims of a Nova Scotia mass shooting are hoping to gain a small measure of justice by suing the estate of the dead gunman, says a lawyer working on a civil action.
Ottawa police seek exam answers following alleged paper pilfering

Ottawa police seek exam answers following alleged paper pilfering

Ottawa police want the public's help with some vexing exam questions.
Outside police agency to review how officers handled run-in with costumed worker

Outside police agency to review how officers handled run-in with costumed worker

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An outside police agency is to investigate the actions of officers who forced a restaurant worker in a "Star Wars'' storm-trooper costume to the ground in southern Alberta.
Jobless numbers to be released and return of 'Hamilton'; In The News for May 8

Jobless numbers to be released and return of 'Hamilton'; In The News for May 8

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 8 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... .

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.
Peter MacKay suggests Magnitsky Act should be used against China for COVID-19

Peter MacKay suggests Magnitsky Act should be used against China for COVID-19

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership hopeful Peter MacKay is calling for use of the Magnitsky Act if specific individuals in China can be identified as having suppressed information related to COVID-19 A full inquiry, perhaps an international one, into h
Virtual parliamentary proceedings cause spike in injuries for interpreters

Virtual parliamentary proceedings cause spike in injuries for interpreters

OTTAWA — Virtual sittings of the House of Commons and parliamentary committees are causing headaches for interpreters — literally.
Pandemic causing 'unprecedented' threat to beef and pork producers: industry

Pandemic causing 'unprecedented' threat to beef and pork producers: industry

Canadian livestock groups say producers are suffering since COVID-19 outbreaks have caused closures and slowdowns at meat-processing plants across the country.
A father reads a daughter's account of pain, joy, love amid his COVID-19 battle

A father reads a daughter's account of pain, joy, love amid his COVID-19 battle

HALIFAX — As Rick Cameron rests and rehabilitates his body from its war with COVID-19, he has a story to read through to fill in the gaps of his journey.