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News: Canada

Replacement products in vogue: Meat consumption in Germany is falling according to the 2020 Food Report

Friday  12:25,   29 may 2020

© iStockphoto Germany is a sausage country - or is it no longer? Minister of Nutrition Julia Klöckner presents the Nutrition Report 2020 in Berlin today. How and what the Germans eat, Federal Agriculture and Food Minister Julia Klöckner (CDU)... >>>

Emu, Guillaume Canet remembers his meeting with Guy Bedos: "I was afraid he would be hard on me ... it was the opposite"

Friday  12:25,   29 may 2020

© PJB / SIPA Emu, Guillaume Canet remembers his meeting with Guy Bedos: "I was afraid he would be hard on me ... it had been just the opposite" Since the announcement of the death of Guy Bedos, tributes, from both anonymous and personalities,... >>>

General Motors in Oshawa to produce 10 million masks for Canada, Trudeau says

Friday  11:20,   29 may 2020

OTTAWA — The federal government will update Canadians today on the results of the mad scramble to procure personal protective equipment — just as demand is poised to skyrocket with more people returning to work and public health officials preparing... >>>

20 people charged in connection with tow truck turf wars across GTA

Friday  11:20,   29 may 2020

20 people charged in connection with tow truck turf wars across GTA"The Greater Toronto Area has been the scene of violence between rival tow truck companies who have been fighting over financial profits from the towing of vehicles and, the most... >>>

COMMENTARY: Ignoring social distancing? Get ready for a second coronavirus wave, CMA head warns

Friday  11:20,   29 may 2020

If a second wave of COVID-19 hits, those who flout physical distancing guidelines are making things harder — and more dangerous — for everyone, Mike Smyth says.Dr. Sandy Buchman, president of the Canadian Medical Association, lives near Trinity... >>>

Trudeau co-hosts UN COVID-19 conference as Canada continues Security Council bid

Friday  11:16,   29 may 2020

OTTAWA — Canada will co-host a major United Nations conference on dealing with the economic crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will play a lead role in the Thursday event with his Jamaican counterpart Andrew... >>>

Trudeau says military members saw 'extremely troubling' things in Ontario long-term care facilities

Friday  11:10,   29 may 2020

Trudeau says military members saw 'extremely troubling' things in Ontario long-term care facilitiesTrudeau said he was saddened, shocked, disappointed and angry to learn about the incidents outlined in a report. He said the report has been... >>>

Justin Trudeau says he'll take COVID-19 antibody test once available

Friday  10:56,   29 may 2020

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that once there's a test widely available to see who has had COVID-19, he'll take it. Trudeau was exposed to the novel coronavirus earlier this year via his wife, who likely contracted it... >>>

'I can't live on:' Daughter of man fatally shot by Regina police seeks answers

Friday  10:45,   29 may 2020

REGINA — Kahaila Morris made a point of walking by the police office near her high school as often as she could. It was a fear the 16-year-old wanted to overcome. But she's still afraid to call police should she someday need help, she... >>>

Ontario reports fewest new COVID-19 cases since late March but testing still far below target

Friday  10:45,   29 may 2020

Ontario reported 287 additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a welcome drop after five straight days of new daily cases over 400. The 1.1 per cent increase in total cases marks a departure from figures seen over the last two weeks, when growth... >>>

Rex Murphy: Ending a column for causing offence is gutless, St. John's Telegram

Friday  10:35,   29 may 2020

Newfoundland, or maybe I should say Newfoundlanders, have always been a little more relaxed in their ways and speech than the more genteel mainlanders. I did a long stint at the CBC’s “Here and Now” in St. John’s, which besides interviews and small... >>>

Canada needs a New National Policy

Friday  10:35,   29 may 2020

Canada needs a New National PolicyWhile we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, discussion has increasingly turned to what the post-pandemic world, and specifically what the post-pandemic economic recovery, is going to look like. Some have... >>>

Ontario long-term care homes in scathing report could face charges, says Ford

Friday  10:26,   29 may 2020

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province has launched an investigation that could lead to criminal charges against five long-term care homes rocked by COVID-19. The investigation comes after the Canadian Armed Forces issued a scathing report on... >>>

B.C. women receive threatening letters after sunbathing topless in their backyard

Friday  10:26,   29 may 2020

"It was the most vulgar, aggressive thing I'd ever read in my life," said Cassy Conley.Deuphine Apedaile and Cassy Conley say they've been passing their pandemic isolation by gardening and getting... >>>

Canada's vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert

Friday  10:26,   29 may 2020

VANCOUVER — A senior police officer from the United Kingdom with expertise in money laundering says "underground banking" linked to China has become a significant threat in the U.K. and he believes Canada shares some of the same vulnerabilities.... >>>