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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.
Pandemic conspiracy theories test truth, evidence, government, say experts

Pandemic conspiracy theories test truth, evidence, government, say experts

VICTORIA — The novel coronavirus threatens the health of Canadians, but to some people the pandemic stokes fears of a government plot to subvert freedoms, say experts who study conspiracy theories.
B.C. measures appear to have slowed the increase in COVID-19: health officer

B.C. measures appear to have slowed the increase in COVID-19: health officer

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says she's starting to see "glimmers of hope" in an apparent shift toward flattening the curve of COVID-19 cases 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 10:08 p.m. ET on March 27, 2020: There are 4,757 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

PANAMA CITY — Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard the ship have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the cruise line said Friday, with hundreds of passengers unsure how long
Five things about Ottawa's support for Canadians, businesses during COVID-19

Five things about Ottawa's support for Canadians, businesses during COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government capped an unprecedented week Friday by announcing a slew of measures to help small businesses cope with the COVID-19 crisis, bringing Ottawa's total planned support in response to the pandemic to at least $200 billion.
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): 8:45 p.m. An employee at an Ontario liquor store has tested positive for COVID-19.
Injured Humboldt Bronco player launches lawsuit against drivers in deadly crash

Injured Humboldt Bronco player launches lawsuit against drivers in deadly crash

CALGARY — A hockey player paralyzed from the chest down in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has launched a lawsuit that names both drivers involved in the deadly collision.
New nursing home cluster amid rising COVID deaths and economic gloom

New nursing home cluster amid rising COVID deaths and economic gloom

TORONTO — The COVID-19 death toll in Quebec more than doubled on Friday as the growing case load of infections in Canada surpassed 4,000 amid questions about how pandemic fatalities are counted and gloomy economic predictions.
Tory leadership candidates asked to stop calls, fundraising as vote postponed

Tory leadership candidates asked to stop calls, fundraising as vote postponed

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidates were asked Friday to stop fundraising and making calls to party members following a decision to suspend the race.