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Jean Truchon, who fought to expand medically assisted death, receives procedure

Jean Truchon, who fought to expand medically assisted death, receives procedure

MONTREAL — One of the two Quebecers who successfully fought to expand medically assisted dying laws has undergone the procedure, saying the COVID-19 pandemic forced him to push up his death.
Man charged after licking product in store as part of 'COVID Challenge:' police

Man charged after licking product in store as part of 'COVID Challenge:' police

TABER, Alta. — A man from southern Alberta has been charged with mischief after police say he tried to lick a product inside a food store as part of an online prank related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police in Taber said it happened last Thursday.
Canada-U.S. ties getting 'constant gardening' to protect supply lines: Freeland

Canada-U.S. ties getting 'constant gardening' to protect supply lines: Freeland

WASHINGTON — Canada's relationship with the United States has always required "constant gardening," but never more so than in the throes of a global pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday as she cheered the partial arrival o

'Upskirt' filming man sees child porn conviction quashed over police conduct

TORONTO — A man who filmed up the skirt of a young woman at a fair and then swallowed the camera's memory card as police approached him has had his child pornography conviction overturned because officers violated his rights egregiously, Ontario's to
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
First troops return from Ukraine, in quarantine at Ontario military base

First troops return from Ukraine, in quarantine at Ontario military base

OTTAWA — More than 100 Canadian soldiers have returned home from Ukraine and are in quarantine at an Ontario military base for the next two weeks to ensure they do not have COVID-19.
23 Canadians at quarantine sites and Trump criticizes WHO; In The News for April 8

23 Canadians at quarantine sites and Trump criticizes WHO; In The News for April 8

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 8 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Liberals asked to help cover overruns on projects delayed by COVID-19

Liberals asked to help cover overruns on projects delayed by COVID-19

OTTAWA — Cities and construction groups are asking the Trudeau Liberals to relax the rules for expected cost overruns from infrastructure projects facing delays from the COVID-19 pandemic — or add more cash to help them deal with it.
COVID-19 sparks rise in online child predators, says UNICEF chief

COVID-19 sparks rise in online child predators, says UNICEF chief

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 outbreak has sparked an increase in online child sexual predators that organizations, governments and parents need to take more seriously, says the head of the United Nations children's agency.
Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans

Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans

CALGARY — Melissa David has seen the toll pandemic-related financial and physical strain can have on pet owners.