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Talks among parties on how to proceed with Parliament underway

Talks among parties on how to proceed with Parliament underway

OTTAWA — Talks that would scrap the scheduled return of Parliament next week are getting underway as all federal parties grapple with how to keep democratic institutions together while Canadians continue to be urged to stay apart.
Vancouver council members hear toilet flush, not each other, at virtual meeting

Vancouver council members hear toilet flush, not each other, at virtual meeting

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says city council's first attempt at a virtual meeting was a bumpy one that included technical glitches, delays and the whoosh of a flushing toilet.
Seize on COVID-19 to further North American border reform, Canada, U.S. urged

Seize on COVID-19 to further North American border reform, Canada, U.S. urged

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States should seize the opportunity presented by the global COVID-19 crisis to develop and modernize the way they operate their shared frontier, experts suggested Tuesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that
N.S. COVID model says health care can cope with first peak if 'good compliance'

N.S. COVID model says health care can cope with first peak if 'good compliance'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's government is predicting the number of COVID-19 cases could still be comfortably managed by the province's hospital system by the end of June if the public keeps following social distancing guidelines. Dr.
Thomas Braidwood, B.C. judge who led Dziekanski inquiry dies, dies at 89

Thomas Braidwood, B.C. judge who led Dziekanski inquiry dies, dies at 89

VANCOUVER — A former judge who led an inquiry into the RCMP's use of a Taser on a man from Poland after he arrived at Vancouver's airport in 2007 has died. Thomas Braidwood, who was a justice on the B.C. Court of Appeal, was 89.
Mass gathering: Cancellation of Saskatchewan drive-in church service questioned

Mass gathering: Cancellation of Saskatchewan drive-in church service questioned

NIPAWIN, Sask. — Saskatchewan's premier wants an explanation for why an Easter drive-in church service was prohibited over the weekend.
More older Canadians die as COVID-19 toll nears 900; economy could shrink 6.2%

More older Canadians die as COVID-19 toll nears 900; economy could shrink 6.2%

TORONTO — COVID-19's grim march through many of the country's nursing homes left more residents dead on Tuesday as the facilities fought desperately to stem the lethal spread of a virus that has prompted crushing restrictions on normal personal and c
Government enacts stricter quarantine measures for returnees to Canada

Government enacts stricter quarantine measures for returnees to Canada

OTTAWA — As of Wednesday, all people returning to Canada will have to check in to a hotel or other designated site unless they have an acceptable self-quarantine plan, the federal government says.
Health Canada warns against "fraudulent and unauthorized" N95 masks

Health Canada warns against "fraudulent and unauthorized" N95 masks

OTTAWA — Health Canada is warning Canadians about the risks of using fraudulent and unauthorized N95 masks that may not offer protection against COVID-19.
Trudeau: Feds ready to send provinces cash to top up worker salaries

Trudeau: Feds ready to send provinces cash to top up worker salaries

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is willing to send money to provinces that want to provide salary top-ups to workers deemed essential.