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COVID-19 dominates the rhetoric, and the reality, of MPs on Parliament Hill

COVID-19 dominates the rhetoric, and the reality, of MPs on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Bright spotlights, metal girders and the stone backdrop of West Block's interior courtyard give the temporary home of the House of Commons the feel of a movie set.
Serological surveys to look for COVID-19 immunity in Canadian population

Serological surveys to look for COVID-19 immunity in Canadian population

Canada's top doctor says too little is known to consider using a newly approved serology test to identify individuals who could be immune to COVID-19 and allow those people to return to work or gather in public.
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 6:23 p.m. ET on May 13, 2020: There are 72,278 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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): 6:15 p.m. British Columbia health officials say one person has died and 16 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past day.
'Stay off our lands:' RCMP attendance at Indigenous ceremony raises ire of chief

'Stay off our lands:' RCMP attendance at Indigenous ceremony raises ire of chief

SASKATOON — An Indigenous leader is telling the RCMP to stay off reserve land after armed officers were dispatched to break up a sacred ceremony. "These are First Nations lands. This is Indian land.
Not a sprint star: Research says T. rex was built for distance, not speed

Not a sprint star: Research says T. rex was built for distance, not speed

Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the most feared predators in the Age of Dinosaurs, may have been built for endurance, not speed. A paper published Wednesday takes recent research on how mammals move and applies it to dinosaurs.
Kenney slams China's handling of COVID-19, urges North American 'onshoring'

Kenney slams China's handling of COVID-19, urges North American 'onshoring'

WASHINGTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney added his voice to the anti-China chorus Wednesday, savaging the communist republic's handling of the earliest days of the COVID-19 outbreak and urging Canada and the United States to join forces in bringing
Indigenous group files legal challenge over 'inadequate' COVID-19 funding

Indigenous group files legal challenge over 'inadequate' COVID-19 funding

OTTAWA — A national Indigenous organization that represents First Nations, Inuit and Metis living off-reserve and in urban centres is taking the federal government to court over what it alleges is "inadequate and discriminatory funding" for the COVID
Nova Scotia premier waiting for feds before determining mass shooting inquiry

Nova Scotia premier waiting for feds before determining mass shooting inquiry

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier is still not committing to a public inquiry into the shooting rampage that claimed 22 lives last month, saying the province is waiting to see what federal authorities ultimately decide.
FBI offers US$1M reward in kidnapping of Coleman and Boyle

FBI offers US$1M reward in kidnapping of Coleman and Boyle

OTTAWA — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward of up to US$1 million for information directly leading to the arrest or prosecution of those responsible for the abduction of Caitlan Coleman and spouse Joshua Boyle. Coleman, a U.S.