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Judge greenlights lawsuit by disqualified Conservative leadership candidate

Judge greenlights lawsuit by disqualified Conservative leadership candidate

OTTAWA — An Ontario court says a lawsuit launched by a would-be Conservative leadership candidate who is seeking to get into the race can go ahead.
Drop in noise pollution means a data boom for earthquake scientists

Drop in noise pollution means a data boom for earthquake scientists

OTTAWA — For earthquake scientists, having hundreds of millions of people off the streets and out of the skies is providing a bonanza of data about the planet.
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): 5:46 p.m. Alberta is reporting 81 new cases of COVID-19. The province's chief medical health officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw says the total number of cases is now at 1,732.
Farmers, food processors get federal funds to help foreign workers isolate

Farmers, food processors get federal funds to help foreign workers isolate

OTTAWA — Employers bringing thousands of agricultural labourers into Canada in the coming weeks will be required to quarantine them before they can work, and the federal government is promising to offset some of the costs.
Nearly 5.4 million receiving emergency federal aid as requests climb

Nearly 5.4 million receiving emergency federal aid as requests climb

OTTAWA — Nearly 5.4 million Canadians are receiving emergency federal aid, with hundreds of thousands more claims waiting to be processed, the federal government said Monday, providing another snapshot of the economic fallout from COVID-19.
With many COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, Tory MP asks whether economy can reopen

With many COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, Tory MP asks whether economy can reopen

OTTAWA — British Columbia Conservative MP Marc Dalton has deleted a tweet asking whether it is time to start reopening businesses if most of the deaths from COVID-19 in this country are of older people in long-term care homes.
Quebec puts five long-term care homes under watch, promises more inspections

Quebec puts five long-term care homes under watch, promises more inspections

MONTREAL — Quebec has placed an additional five private long-term care homes under watch amid concerns that they're not able to properly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Francois Legault said Monday.
Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

Northern miners concerned federal COVID wage subsidy leaves them in the cold

YELLOWKNIFE — Northern miners have told the federal government that the wage subsidy program brought in to get the country through the COVID-19 pandemic leaves them out in the cold.
Long-term care deaths expected to rise as growth of total cases slows: Tam

Long-term care deaths expected to rise as growth of total cases slows: Tam

OTTAWA — The number of deaths in long-term care facilities is expected to keep rising, even as the growth of overall COVID-19 cases begins to slow, Canada's top public health official warned Monday. Dr.
New COVID-19 measures and the rush on wills; In The News for April 13

New COVID-19 measures and the rush on wills; In The News for April 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 13. What we are watching in Canada ...