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'Sit in jail and wait:' Legal experts worried about coronavirus court delays

'Sit in jail and wait:' Legal experts worried about coronavirus court delays

CALGARY — Some legal experts are warning that the COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting effects on the Canadian justice system.
Health officials explain why not everyone can get swabbed for COVID-19 right now

Health officials explain why not everyone can get swabbed for COVID-19 right now

TORONTO — Canada's top public health officer says supply limitations are forcing COVID-19 testing centres "to be smart" about who they can assess for the respiratory illness while Health Canada rushes to approve commercial testing kits. Dr.
Quebec warns no emergency shelters for spring flooding amid COVID-19 outbreak

Quebec warns no emergency shelters for spring flooding amid COVID-19 outbreak

MONTREAL — Quebec's public security minister is warning that due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the province will not be able to open emergency shelters in the event of spring flooding.
COVID-19 spending package and Big Brother Canada; In The News for March 17

COVID-19 spending package and Big Brother Canada; In The News for March 17

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 March 17 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Crown to make closing submissions in Kalen Schlatter trial

Crown to make closing submissions in Kalen Schlatter trial

TORONTO — Prosecutors are expected to make their closing arguments today in the trial of a Toronto man accused of strangling a young woman.
Homeless vulnerable to COVID-19 need help from governments: advocates

Homeless vulnerable to COVID-19 need help from governments: advocates

VANCOUVER — Homeless people staying in close quarters at shelters, tent cities and warming centres are especially at risk for COVID-19, says a community advocate who is working to ensure hand-washing stations and clean bathrooms are available in Vanc
COVID-19 pandemic brings out the best in many Canadian communities

COVID-19 pandemic brings out the best in many Canadian communities

On a weekend when many Canadians were getting themselves ready to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, Jennifer Teufel-Shatilla was figuring out how to help others do so.
Canada closes borders to most foreigners to fight spread of COVID-19

Canada closes borders to most foreigners to fight spread of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada is closing its borders to most foreign nationals except Americans and is barring anyone, including Canadian citizens, with symptoms of the novel coronavirus from boarding flights to this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Mon
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): 11:45 p.m. WestJet says it is suspending all commercial operations for international and transborder flights for a 30-day period.

NewsAlert: WestJet to suspend international and transborder flights for 30 days

OTTAWA — WestJet says it is suspending all commercial international and transborder flights for a 30-day period to help control the spread of COVID-19, effective March 23.
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