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Worst case scenario: Saskatchewan officials preparing for thousands to die

Worst case scenario: Saskatchewan officials preparing for thousands to die

REGINA — The spread of COVID-19 could exceed the Saskatchewan Health Authority's capacity for acute services and lead to a death toll in the thousands, says an internal document.
Federal Court rules in favour of injured veteran's class-action suit

Federal Court rules in favour of injured veteran's class-action suit

OTTAWA — Thousands of injured veterans could be in line for payments from the federal government after a Federal Court ruled in favour of a former special-forces soldier whose class-action lawsuit alleged he was shortchanged on his long-term disabili
Despite signs of accelerating pandemic, Trump wants Americans back to work

Despite signs of accelerating pandemic, Trump wants Americans back to work

WASHINGTON — A chilling debate is unfolding in the virus-racked United States as President Donald Trump, desperate to reanimate his country's paralyzed economy, considers scaling back its COVID-19 defences and sending people back to work in a matter
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:30 p.m. ET on March 24, 2020: There are 2780 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Online meeting: Indigenous health managers to discuss response to COVID-19

Online meeting: Indigenous health managers to discuss response to COVID-19

Hundreds of Indigenous health managers from across Canada are to meet online Wednesday to discuss how to prepare for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their communities.
Canadian Forces close colleges and training centres to fight COVID-19

Canadian Forces close colleges and training centres to fight COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is closing its colleges, recruit school and training institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those include the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont., and the College militaire royal in St-Jean, Que.
Parks Canada to close national parks, historic sites to vehicle traffic

Parks Canada to close national parks, historic sites to vehicle traffic

Parks Canada is restricting access in national parks and historic sites after people flocked to the popular areas on the weekend.
Conservative leadership candidates jointly call for delayed vote

Conservative leadership candidates jointly call for delayed vote

OTTAWA — Three contenders vying to become the next federal Conservative leader have banded together to call for the race to be delayed and for fees to be cut in half due to the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds, cities say no immediate plans to use cellphone tracking in COVID-19 fight

Feds, cities say no immediate plans to use cellphone tracking in COVID-19 fight

OTTAWA — The federal government has no immediate plans to use cellphone data to track people's movements during the COVID-19 crisis, Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.
Already stretched, paramedic services feeling bigger crunch from COVID-19

Already stretched, paramedic services feeling bigger crunch from COVID-19

OTTAWA — Paramedics across the country who were already working at capacity say they're being stretched by calls for help with COVID-19 and the extra precautions that come with them.