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Quebec reports first presumptive case of coronavirus, woman from Montreal area

Quebec reports first presumptive case of coronavirus, woman from Montreal area

MONTREAL — Quebec public health officials are reporting the province's first presumptive case of the new coronavirus.
Canada prepared to monitor for community spread of COVID-19: Tam

Canada prepared to monitor for community spread of COVID-19: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's top public-health official Dr.

Timeline of COVID-19 cases in Canada

Health officials in Ontario have confirmed another case of the novel coronavirus in the province. There have been 13 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Canada — six in Ontario and seven in British Columbia. Here is a timeline of Canadian cases. Jan.
B.C. can't be punished by feds if private-care proponent wins case: lawyer

B.C. can't be punished by feds if private-care proponent wins case: lawyer

VANCOUVER — Government lawyers have made irrelevant arguments in British Columbia Supreme Court by saying the province would lose millions of dollars a year in federal funding if a lawsuit seeking an expansion of private health care is successful, a
'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

'Finer focus on job creation:' Alberta government files red-ink budget

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas bouncing back while recognizing it's time to put more money and effort into areas such as high-tech and tourism.

Names in the mix: Conservative leadership contenders

OTTAWA — The Conservative leadership race is underway and the deadline to register as a candidate was Thursday. To register, a candidate had to submit 1,000 signatures, $25,000, and a full application form.
Scheer appears to backtrack on commitment to not allow debate on abortion

Scheer appears to backtrack on commitment to not allow debate on abortion

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay once called social-conservative causes a "stinking albatross" thrust onto the election agenda that hung around leader Andrew Scheer's neck and kept the party from winning a majority last fall.
Some provinces face huge debt under current policies: report

Some provinces face huge debt under current policies: report

OTTAWA — Parliament's budget watchdog says Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador face huge increases in their long-term debt loads unless they make significant changes to their fiscal policies or get more money fr
Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

Techies and travellers win in Alberta budget; vapers lose with new tax

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget Thursday.
Canada pumps nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into waterways since 2013

Canada pumps nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into waterways since 2013

OTTAWA — Canada's old-fashioned city sewer systems dumped nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into this country's waterways over five years, enough to fill up an Olympic-sized swimming pool more than 355,000 times.