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With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say

With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking at ways to speed-up the introduction of skills-training help for out-of-work Canadians, say groups involved in helping implement the program.
Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace bulk of COVID-19 cases to funeral home

Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace bulk of COVID-19 cases to funeral home

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — On a day off work in mid-March, Craig Dyer took some time to pay his respects at the funeral of a co-worker's brother. He stopped by Caul's Funeral Home in St. John's with some Canada Post colleagues to support their mutual friend.
Hajdu brings anthropology, public health experience to COVID-19 fight

Hajdu brings anthropology, public health experience to COVID-19 fight

OTTAWA — Patty Hajdu "fell in love" with cultural anthropology at university.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $10 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Apr.

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.
Advocates warn of 'disaster' if more protections not given to migrant workers

Advocates warn of 'disaster' if more protections not given to migrant workers

VANCOUVER — The federal and provincial governments are facing a "potential disaster" if more protections and social-distancing guidelines aren't extended to migrant agricultural workers, advocates say.
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): 7:45 p.m. Alberta is reporting 106 new cases of COVID-19, as well as two more deaths. The new cases bring the total to 1,181 in the province.
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 8:22 p.m. on April 4, 2020: There are 14,018 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Trudeau to talk to Trump about COVID masks after White House bars export

Trudeau to talk to Trump about COVID masks after White House bars export

OTTAWA — Faced with a White House-ordered ban on exports of key COVID-19 medical supplies to Canada and abroad, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying a more diplomatic approach with U.S.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from on Saturday in relation to COVID-19 in Canada: "We are not looking at retaliatory measures or measures that are punitive.