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Canadians divided over making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory: Poll

Canadians divided over making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory: Poll

The federal government has committed tens of millions of dollars to help find or create a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19
Quebec plans to reopen all elementary schools and daycares by May 19

Quebec plans to reopen all elementary schools and daycares by May 19

Legault set May 11 as reopening day for schools and daycares outside greater Montreal, with Montreal to follow suit the next week on May 19. He said attendance won't be mandatory
Mixed messages as Ontario, Quebec prepare to unveil tentative plans to reopen

Mixed messages as Ontario, Quebec prepare to unveil tentative plans to reopen

Sunday saw warnings about raising unrealistic expectations as public-health officials across the country reported more than 1,200 new cases of COVID-19 and at least 95 additional deaths
Trudeau says too early to discuss 'immunity passports' for people recovered from COVID

Trudeau says too early to discuss 'immunity passports' for people recovered from COVID

The science is still unclear on whether those who have recovered from the virus are protected from catching it again
Rushing coronavirus vaccines and treatments could do more harm than good, expert says

Rushing coronavirus vaccines and treatments could do more harm than good, expert says

Slow science will provide fewer opportunities for mistakes and more time for science to get it right
<updated>WATCH:</updated> Ford announces temporary pay boost for frontline workers

WATCH: Ford announces temporary pay boost for frontline workers

More than 350,000 employees to receive around $3,500 over four months, according to hours worked
<updated>WATCH:</updated> Trudeau announces $62.5 million investment in fish, seafood sector

WATCH: Trudeau announces $62.5 million investment in fish, seafood sector

Funding intended for the purchase of personal protective equipment and other facility updates to adapt to a changing market
EU rallies Canada, allies to help WHO after Trump temporarily withdraws funding

EU rallies Canada, allies to help WHO after Trump temporarily withdraws funding

Trump has accused WHO of 'going soft' on China and allowing it to cover up early impact of the pandemic
Cities ask Liberals for up to $15B to stave off COVID-19 budget crisis

Cities ask Liberals for up to $15B to stave off COVID-19 budget crisis

The hole in municipal budgets could be anywhere between $10 billion and $15 billion over the next six months
Long-term care 'needs to be changed,' Ford says as mother-in-law tests positive

Long-term care 'needs to be changed,' Ford says as mother-in-law tests positive

Ford, whose 95-year-old mother-in-law lives in a Toronto home with an outbreak of the virus, choked back tears during his daily briefing as he discussed families of long-term care residents trying to communicate with their loved ones