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Man sentenced for decade-old assaults

Darcy Cooper, 28, was sentenced March 13 to a 90-day conditional sentence for violent assaults on his former girlfriend almost a decade ago. Cooper appeared by video in Fort St.
Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Ottawa's plans to respond to possible COVID-19 outbreaks in remote, fly-in and already vulnerable Indigenous communities are getting a failing grade from opposition politicians who say they display a troubling misunderstanding of the needs and condit

COVID-19 update: no public gatherings over 250 people, second presumptive case in Saskatchewan announced

Premier Scott Moe held a press conference on Friday to announce there has been a second case of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, and measures being implemented to avoid the rapid spread of the virus.

Area hospitals taking COVID-19 measures

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals in the region issued statements Friday informing members of the public about measures they can take to protect themselves during this difficult time.
Premiers warn billions more needed from feds to weather COVID-19 crisis

Premiers warn billions more needed from feds to weather COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got thanks from Canada's premiers Friday for $11-billion in federal funding to confront the health and economic impact of the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus — but heard that much more will be needed to weat
Canada fights COVID-19 'health crisis' with travel curbs, billions in spending

Canada fights COVID-19 'health crisis' with travel curbs, billions in spending

TORONTO — The suspension of Parliament, billions of dollars in extra federal spending, and recommendations against leaving the country were among extraordinary steps public and private sector organizations were taking Friday to try to curb a pandemic
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020: — Ontario: 79 confirmed (five cases resolved.) — British Columbia: 64 confirmed, including one death (six cases resolved.) — Alberta: 29 confirmed.

Hospital director given discretion to allow unescorted outings for Schoenborn

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The director of a psychiatric hospital in British Columbia has been given the discretion to allow unescorted outings in the community for a man who was found not criminally responsible for killing his three children.

Two Nunavut hamlets ask visitors to stay away to keep COVID-19 out

Two Nunavut hamlets are asking visitors to stay away to help keep COVID-19 out of the remote communities with limited public health resources.
Parliament suspends for five weeks over COVID-19 concerns

Parliament suspends for five weeks over COVID-19 concerns

OTTAWA — The House of Commons and Senate are shutting down for five weeks to help prevent parliamentarians from contributing to the spread of COVID-19, after an extraordinary unanimous agreement among the federal parties.
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