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Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

OTTAWA — One of Canada's largest veterans' organizations is urging the federal government to automatically approve the roughly 44,000 outstanding applications for disability benefits from injured veterans to help them better deal with the COVID-19 cr
Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada

Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada

Tetiana Psaras wants nothing more than to be on the front lines of Canada's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre

Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre

VANCOUVER — The new coronavirus has spawned an increase in online and telephone crime, targeting anxious Canadians who are self-isolating at home in front of their computers, experts say.
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. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.
Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home

Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — U.S. President Donald Trump says there are plans to remove nearly 250 Canadians from two cruise ships and get them back to Canada. The U.S.
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): 9:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says there are plans to remove nearly 250 Canadians from two cruise ships and get them back to Canada. The U.S.
Duration of COVID-19 measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

Duration of COVID-19 measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM

OTTAWA — The longer it takes for all Canadians to follow the rules and stay home to curb the spread of COVID-19, the longer it will be before life can return to normal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.
Toronto imposes mandatory quarantine for infected to help contain COVID-19

Toronto imposes mandatory quarantine for infected to help contain COVID-19

TORONTO — Canada's most populous city has imposed a mandatory home quarantine on residents infected with COVID-19, as officials move to "aggressively halt" the spread of the virus.
Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Thursday in relation to COVID-19: "If we all stopped moving for two weeks and nobody talked to anybody for two weeks and we all just stayed put, in fact we would see this virus would die.
Police in Saskatchewan charge man with killing his parents and son

Police in Saskatchewan charge man with killing his parents and son

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A man in Saskatchewan has been charged with the killings over the weekend of his parents and young son, police said.
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