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

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

OTTAWA — Residents of Canada's two largest provinces are expected to learn this week what the path to a new normal might look like when the governments of Ontario and Quebec unveil their initial plans for reopening their locked-down economies.
Funerals and tributes for Nova Scotia victims, one week after mass shooting

Funerals and tributes for Nova Scotia victims, one week after mass shooting

A Nova Scotia woman who died in a mass shooting was remembered at her funeral for her contagious energy and love of her children on Sunday, as Canada marked one week since the deadly shooting with memorials and tributes for the victims.
Volunteers use 3D printers to make personal protective equipment during pandemic

Volunteers use 3D printers to make personal protective equipment during pandemic

TORONTO — Groups of volunteers across Canada are using 3D printers to produce personal protective equipment and other essential supplies at a breakneck speed — an effort some say could have a lasting impact even after the COVID-19 crisis passes.
Frozen North gone forever: Study of Arctic Ocean shows top of the world changing

Frozen North gone forever: Study of Arctic Ocean shows top of the world changing

The top of the world is turning upside down, says the first overall assessment of Canada's Arctic Ocean.
N.S. mass murder shows the public theat of domestic violence, say experts

N.S. mass murder shows the public theat of domestic violence, say experts

Before blazing a trail of carnage across Nova Scotia, the man behind one of Canada's worst mass killings attacked his longtime girlfriend — a story domestic violence experts say is eerily familiar.
Gloves and masks become problem litter as COVID-19 prompts people to cover up

Gloves and masks become problem litter as COVID-19 prompts people to cover up

When Debbie Barna takes her dogs Moe and Joey for a walk, she sees gloves and masks around her apartment building. "I've noticed on the lawn area where we take the dogs, the masks are starting to appear," she says. "It's noticeable.
Quebecers answer call to work on farms, but are they up to the task?

Quebecers answer call to work on farms, but are they up to the task?

MONTREAL — Melina Plante has found that, on her five-hectare fruit and vegetable farm south of Montreal by the U.S. border, one experienced Guatemalan farmhand can produce more than two Quebecers.
Wage subsidy program to help fund faith as congregations face COVID-19 crunch

Wage subsidy program to help fund faith as congregations face COVID-19 crunch

OTTAWA — When the Archdiocese of Toronto cancelled services at its 225 parishes due to COVID-19, it faced a big financial hit, along with difficult layoffs and pay cuts for clergy.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lotto player in Ontario.
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

It's premature to talk about "immunity passports" for Canadians who have been infected with COVID-19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday, because the science is unclear about whether those who have recovered from the virus are protected from