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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.
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.
'The Charter still applies': Canadians urged to monitor civil liberties during pandemic

'The Charter still applies': Canadians urged to monitor civil liberties during pandemic

MONTREAL — While Canadians monitor their bodies for signs of COVID-19 symptoms, civil liberties advocates and human rights lawyers are urging citizens to also keep track of the possible erosion of democratic rights.
The inexact science involved in predicting the likely path of COVID-19

The inexact science involved in predicting the likely path of COVID-19

TORONTO — Data experts are cautioning already on-edge Canadians against taking Ontario's dire predictions about COVID-19 deaths literally, even as the revelation of stark data coincided with more physical distancing measures and impassioned pleas by
Essential workers talk about how COVID-19 affects them

Essential workers talk about how COVID-19 affects them

Health-care workers, grocery store staff, transit drivers and food delivery workers are among those being hailed as heroes for providing much-needed services amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pandemic has shunted aside an array of Liberal initiatives, at least for now

Pandemic has shunted aside an array of Liberal initiatives, at least for now

OTTAWA — As a new year dawned, the government's throne-speech commitments, unfurled just weeks earlier, were grabbing headlines and galvanizing the attention of federal policy-makers. Then came the most serious public health crisis in recent memory.