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Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Health Canada approves first 2020-05-16 12:02:07In his May 16 briefing, the Prime Minister announced Health Canada approval for a vaccine trial at Dalhousie University The post Trudeau’s dail

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Canada Emergency Wage 2020-05-15 15:21:55In his May 15 briefing to Canadians, the Prime Minister announced $450 million for researchers and research institutions, as well as an extension to t

Beijing has fuelled a huge trade in animal-based 2020-05-14 17:27:49Terry Glavin: A study suggesting the coronavirus arose from trafficking in bat-derived concoctions is getting attention. So is the WHO's role in legi

Coronavirus in Canada: These charts show how our 2020-05-14 16:00:47Alberta and Ontario prepare to launch reopening strategies, but both provinces face sharp regional differences in the spread of COVID-19, with certain

Doug Ford’s latest coronavirus update: Reopening the economy 2020-05-14 14:03:02The Ontario premier named a long list of permitted reopenings, including golf courses, vets, sports fields, construction and some medical services The

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Some National Parks reopening 2020-05-14 12:16:27In his May 14 briefing to Canadians, the PM announced the new Fish Harvesters Benefit, interest-free loans for Indigenous businesses, regulations on b

Coronavirus in Canada: how to get tested, what 2020-05-14 11:05:44A province-by-province breakdown of advice, requirements and who to call if you think you might have it, along with information on who is most vulnera

Doug Ford announces plan for Stage 1 of 2020-05-14 11:04:12The Premier of Ontario and several ministers are expected to provide details on the first stage of easing COVID-19 restrictions in the province The po

Parliament avoids hairy debate on dairy bill 2020-05-14 08:23:38Politics Insider for May 14: Canada has a new face of accountability, the economy faces a long recovery and the border stays closed—for now The

This historic moment for a divided Wet’suwet’en is 2020-05-14 06:00:03A new agreement with B.C. and Ottawa is shifting focus from the gas pipeline to how the First Nation should be governed in the future The post This hi

Quebec, where the kids must learn as they 2020-05-13 16:52:19Image of the Week: The province's decision to resume elementary classes is an unintentional experiment in child psychology The post Quebec, where the

The Nova Scotia shooting and the mistakes the 2020-05-13 15:36:41New details about the Nova Scotia shooting are raising several troubling questions about the actions and response of the RCMP The post The Nova Scotia

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Family of Master Cpl. Matthew Cousins says he New! 2020-05-29 14:17:54The family of Canadian Armed Forces member Master Cpl. Matthew Cousins, who was killed in a recent helicopter crash overseas, says he was a devot

Garneau says Iran still hasn't released black boxes New! 2020-05-29 13:04:48Canada and four other countries are still trying to pressure Iran to release the flight recorders from the Ukrainian passenger plane its forces shot d

Ottawa looking at how to reunite families separated New! 2020-05-29 11:46:36Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking at how to reunite some families separated by the temporary COVID-19 measures at t

Ottawa extends large cruise ship ban until October New! 2020-05-29 10:38:47The cruise-ship season in Canada is all but sunk as Ottawa extends its ban on large ships in Canadian waters until the end of October in an attempt to

Canada's economy shrank at 8% pace in the New! 2020-05-29 09:58:09Canada's economy shrank at an 8 per cent annual pace in the first three months of 2020, as an already weak economy in January and February was wallop

Coronavirus: What's happening across Canada on Friday New! 2020-05-29 09:31:25Here's a look at what's happening across Canada, including the latest from New Brunswick, where officials are scrambling to do contact tracing and t

What the COVID-19 employment crisis tells us about New! 2020-05-29 09:09:28The job losses associated with the COVID-19 crisis highlight the need for Canada to prepare for unexpected shocks to the labour market and develop a w

A booming niche industry goes bust, quietly taking 2020-05-29 05:00:00Mink farms that supply furs to the overseas luxury fashion market have been pummeled by bad prices. But upwards of $100 million in provincial and fede

Toronto store owners say they were assaulted after 2020-05-29 05:00:00Toronto police are seeking the public's help identifying four men and one woman — all around 18 years old — in connection with

Weeds get a bad rap, but many are 2020-05-29 04:00:00In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the benefits of weeds, the benefits of 'forest bathing' and whether the current drop

Supporters say space spending is justified despite the 2020-05-29 04:00:00As we wait for SpaceX's launch on Saturday, supporters say public fascination with the first private-sector human space voyage is only one sign of th

MacKay, O'Toole pitch pandemic recovery plans heavy on 2020-05-29 04:00:00The two leading contenders to replace Andrew Scheer as leader of the Conservative Party have released economic plans they say would jump-start an econ

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City to have ‘serious’ conversations with Hamilton-area event New! 2020-05-29 22:40:09Mayor Fred Eisenberger told Global News on Friday it's "not likely" many traditional events as we know it will be a part of the city's summer.

Toronto police chief calls for expedited rollout of New! 2020-05-29 21:24:16"This is a textbook case as to why I have been advocating for body-worn cameras and I'm now fast-tracking to the best of my ability to allow that pr

Alberta couple gutted by adoption agency closure: ‘We New! 2020-05-29 21:12:48For Alberta couple Linda Hoang and Mike Brown, the news their adoption agency is closing is another setback in their long and difficult journey to bec

Summerland, B.C., bear destroyed following multiple home invasions New! 2020-05-29 20:57:46The bear had become so brazen that not only was the bear breaking into people's homes, but also had a feast at a District of Summerland garbage conta

Canopy Growth reports bigger than expected quarterly loss New! 2020-05-29 20:53:57Its U.S.-listed and Canadian shares ended down about 21 per cent as the company withdrew its forecast of becoming EBITDA positive by the end of fiscal

Illegal dumping in Enoch Cree Nation ‘getting ridiculous,’ New! 2020-05-29 20:00:37A special place in Enoch Cree Nation, west of Edmonton, is being used an illegal dumpsite.

Coronavirus: Evraz Place using quiet time to improve New! 2020-05-29 19:57:40Evraz Place is using COVID-19 downtime to upgrade its facilities, including a major lighting project at the Co-operators Centre.

London parent calls for refund after camp switches New! 2020-05-29 19:55:08After hearing that the summer camp he signed his daughter up for was cancelled, Dave Widder was both surprised and angered to find out he would not be

Saskatoon restaurants want free patio space to serve New! 2020-05-29 19:49:58Some Saskatoon restaurants are pushing to put more patrons outside their businesses — but it's not as simple as it sounds.

State of local emergency declared in B.C.’s Boundary New! 2020-05-29 19:33:52The regional district says higher rainfall forecasts and warm weather is pointing to probable widespread flooding.

Quebecers receive rare visit as humpback whale travels New! 2020-05-29 17:49:19According to Veronique Nolet, a marine biologist working for Transport Canada, the sighting is one of a kind.

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan releases guidelines for child-care facilities, churches New! 2020-05-29 17:40:05What you need to know about child-care facilities and places of worship for Phase 3 of Reopening Saskatchewan.

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Kettle River region put on evacuation alert due New! 2020-05-29 23:46:45The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary says the alert doesn’t mean people have to leave just yet.

COVID-19: B.C. scientist is sending her child back New! 2020-05-29 22:50:27Chana Davis, PhD, did some "coronavirus calculus" based on public health data which helped her make the decision, which she has shared online.

IIO investigating after man dies following Richmond RCMP New! 2020-05-29 22:21:05The man was transported to hospital and pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

COVID-19: Metro renters on edge with looming end New! 2020-05-29 22:07:55In an urban area with high rents, many tenants have welcomed the province’s temporary supplement, which ends after June, to help pay their bills

B.C.’s planned minimum wage increase draws mixed reviews New! 2020-05-29 21:29:57Seventy-five cents per hour boost is third in a planned series of four hikes meant to bring minimum hourly rate in B.C. up to $15.20 a hour in 2021 fr

Surrey's San Group bets on 'high-value' future with New! 2020-05-29 21:02:35"What it means to us is we see a very bright future. We can see the light through the tunnel to how to survive," San Group CEO Kamal Sanghera.

Letters to The Sun, May 30, 2020: Even New! 2020-05-29 21:00:35Shane Johnson reminds British Columbians of how lucky they are

Margaret McCuaig-Johnston: Just when we thought Canada-China relations New! 2020-05-29 21:00:08OPINION: The more points of engagement Canada has with China, the more leverage China has to pressure us. This should be the moment to focus on other

Greg D’Avignon and Jock Finlayson: The province should New! 2020-05-29 21:00:04OPINION: Premier and his ministers need to improve climate for private sector job creation and business expansion, notably in the export-oriented sect

Vaughn Palmer: Negotiating to ease struggles of keeping New! 2020-05-29 20:34:58OPINION: Until this week, (Lynn Valley) ranked as the worst of several dozen outbreaks in B.C. long-term care homes. But as Adrian Dix spoke to report

Study finds B.C. logging continues on critical caribou New! 2020-05-29 17:54:51Researchers argue that points to Canada’s ongoing failure to protect habitat for endangered species.

Just West targets Vancouver’s missing middle New! 2020-05-29 17:51:09Sightline Properties launches 55-unit townhome development on King Edward Avenue

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Alouettes star Lewis pushes for players to be New! 2020-05-29 18:00:45"If there's a situation where people aren't getting money, there would definitely be a backlash," receiver says.

At least 41 positive tests for COVID-19 since New! 2020-05-29 17:57:47At least 19 students and 22 staff members have tested positive, but public health officials say they have been able to manage the outbreaks.

Samuelsohn hopes 'new industry high' wages will attract New! 2020-05-29 17:52:42The Montreal apparel maker, which began producing personal protective equipment during the pandemic, has resumed production of premium men’s clo

Stu on Sports: Remembering the day Pat Burns New! 2020-05-29 17:35:07Happy birthday to Mike Keane; a look back at Expos trading Ellis Valentine; and now would be good time for NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick

When given the green light, will West Island New! 2020-05-29 17:29:02When given the green light, will outdoor pools open this summer?

Former Liberal MNA, anglo-rights defender Reed Scowen dies New! 2020-05-29 17:28:44"He was a staunch defender of Quebec's English-speaking community and our place within Canada," the Quebec Community Groups Network said in a tribu

Coronavirus live updates: Montreal hair salons to reopen New! 2020-05-29 17:17:57Montreal tallies more than 25,000 COVID-19 cases, 2,500 deaths

Macpherson: Legault's response to migrant 'angels' is embarrassing New! 2020-05-29 17:02:57"Thanks for your service," Legault said, in essence, to refugee claimants risking their lives caring for seniors. "Now, get back in line."

Juhl: When we make and laugh at fat New! 2020-05-29 16:50:50We use jokes as a coping mechanism when we feel things are outside our control, but we owe it to our children and ourselves to be kind.

Hey, Montreal, you can go get your hair New! 2020-05-29 15:33:59To reopen: Hair salons, barbershops, estheticians, tattoo and body piercing shops in the greater Montreal area and Joliette.

Police investigate after small synagogue in Côte-St-Luc is 2020-05-28 18:04:31Religious items inside the Congregation Kol Yehoudah were tossed on floor, prayer shawls were stuffed in a toilet and there was graffiti.

Kelly: Why is Quebec bailing out the majority 2020-05-28 18:00:58How does it make sense to give money to the U.S. and Chinese companies that own 80 per cent when there are Quebecers interested in buying?

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Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 New! 2020-05-29 17:16:29Dr. Robert Strang, the chief medical officer of health, called the development a “significant and encouraging milestone” in a province tha

Racism not ruled out as motive in unprovoked New! 2020-05-29 16:57:07The suspect is described as a woman, possibly Asian, wearing a face mask, a long, dark puffy jacket, dark tights, light shoes and carrying a large, be

A quarter of the residents at this nursing New! 2020-05-29 15:56:00Guildwood Extendicare says the Red Cross will enter the home Friday to help stabilize it.

Trudeau acknowledges racial unrest in U.S.; ‘We also New! 2020-05-29 15:29:05“Anti-Black racism, racism, is real; it’s in the United States, but it’s also in Canada,” Trudeau said Friday as he wrapped up

Alberta partners with fast-food chains to offer free New! 2020-05-29 14:23:02Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro says starting in early June, customers will be able to use drive-thru lanes at McDonald’s, A&W and Tim

Ontario MP Michael Chong calls recent firearms ban New! 2020-05-29 14:05:01On May 1, the federal government announced a ban on approximately 1,500 makes and models of “assault-style” firearms.

Quebec says 41 students and staff have tested New! 2020-05-29 13:51:00A survey of school boards conducted May 25 found that 19 students and 22 staff members were found to be infected in the first two weeks following the

Nova Scotia police received warnings in 2011 about New! 2020-05-29 12:57:23The report says a Truro police officer had received information from a source indicating the killer “stated he wants to kill a cop” and wa

Canada exploring ways to reunite families divided by New! 2020-05-29 12:55:00Ontario Premier Doug Ford, for one, has been very vocal about his desire to keep the border closed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, as

Nova Scotia shootings: Almost all of victims’ families New! 2020-05-29 12:32:57Three companies owned by the gunman, Berkshire Broman, Atlantic Denture and Northumberland Investments, have also been added as defendants in the suit

Manitoba handing out first round of Conservation Trust New! 2020-05-29 12:16:56Manitoba is handing out $1.8 million to 19 groups in the first round of funding from its Conservation Trust, with organizations such as Save Our Seine

New Brunswick health authority CEO says COVID-19 outbreak New! 2020-05-29 11:33:53Testing for the novel coronavirus has been ramped up in New Brunswick’s Campbellton area, with two arenas becoming makeshift testing centres aft

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Toronto just got 40 km of expanded bike 2020-05-28 17:25:23Toronto bike lanes are expanding in the city. Toronto city council just approved a plan that will see an additional 40 km of lanes, tracks and multi-u

People in Ontario are trying to stop Bill 2020-05-28 16:19:30Though he was quick to put a moratorium on residential evictions in the midst of the health crisis, Ontario Premier Doug Ford is now seeking to p

This is why you can get a massage 2020-05-28 16:04:11Most people are desperate to get haircut in Ontario right now, and might be surprised to see massage therapy clinics reopen but not barbers or hair sa

Protest planned in Toronto over death of Regis 2020-05-28 15:32:26Activists dismayed by allegations of police involvement in the death of 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet, who fell from the 24th-floor balcony

Over 40 guinea pigs thought to be on 2020-05-28 15:07:51If you happen to be going for a stroll near Heasley Park in Waterloo anytime within the next few days, be sure to take extra care to watch w

Some H&M stores have reopened in Ontario 2020-05-28 14:50:54H&M shoppers, good news: certain Ontario stores of the mega clothing chain have reopened to the public once more. The brand has announce

This is how GoodLife Fitness plans to reopen 2020-05-28 13:30:58GoodLife Fitness has finally released its game plan for reopening gym facilities in Toronto and across the country after weeks of mandatory closures d

This is how the world reacted to the 2020-05-28 13:26:57This week was a sad one for Toronto's rap community after it was announced that 21-year-old budding rapper Houdini had died.The rapper, whose re

Ontario is finally back on track when it 2020-05-28 12:14:56After more than a week of inexplicably failing to meet COVID-19 testing targets, Ontario's public health units appear to have ramped up their op

When are shopping malls opening in Ontario and 2020-05-28 11:52:24Many are wondering when shopping malls in Ontario will be opening and what will be different about them when they do.The Ontario government has so far

Here's what the social distancing circles at Trinity 2020-05-28 11:10:12City staff were in Trinity Bellwoods early this morning painting white circles across the grass in an effort to deter the thousands of people who

Toronto police accused of pushing black woman from 2020-05-28 10:12:06Ontario's police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a 29-year-old woman who fell from the balcony of an apartment building in To


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