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Contact tracing needs to balance public health benefits with privacy: Trudeau

Contact tracing needs to balance public health benefits with privacy: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is leaving the door open to using digital technology to try to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus through tracking down contacts of people who have it, but says it needs to be done in a way that protects
Provinces, regions weigh different COVID-19 factors on reopening: PM

Provinces, regions weigh different COVID-19 factors on reopening: PM

OTTAWA — As some provinces considered staggered steps Wednesday towards reopening their economies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made clear some of them may ease restrictions at different speeds.
Lobbying in Ottawa hit monthly records amid oil crash and pandemic, stats show

Lobbying in Ottawa hit monthly records amid oil crash and pandemic, stats show

OTTAWA — A global pandemic and the crash in oil prices helped push lobbying in Ottawa to record heights over the last two months.
N.L. tells 'come from aways' to stay away after pandemic rules flouted

N.L. tells 'come from aways' to stay away after pandemic rules flouted

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is clamping down on travel to the province after reports of tourists arriving by ferry to view icebergs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief medical officer of health Dr.
Snowbirds to boost morale amid COVID-19 with cross-country tour

Snowbirds to boost morale amid COVID-19 with cross-country tour

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is deploying its famed Snowbirds aerobatics team on a cross-country tour aimed at boosting morale as Canadians continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manitoba government's plan to reopen the province to start next week

Manitoba government's plan to reopen the province to start next week

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has released its plan for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have begun to release plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Prince Edward Island The Renew P.E.I.
As Quebec plans to reopen, care homes still a COVID-19 battleground

As Quebec plans to reopen, care homes still a COVID-19 battleground

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault said this week there are "two worlds" in the province: the world of facilities providing long-term care to seniors, and the rest.

Funeral homes bracing for wave of memorial services when restrictions lifted

Scott MacCoubrey looked at his growing list of postponed memorial services and realized he might have a problem. He and his staff at MacCoubrey Funeral Homes in Cobourg and Colborne, Ont.
Financial aid for students and Canadian YouTube series; In The News for April 29

Financial aid for students and Canadian YouTube series; In The News for April 29

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 April 29 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...