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News: Canada

GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau's COVID spending means decades of debt, study finds

Tuesday  16:10,   26 may 2020

GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau's COVID spending means decades of debt, study findsEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or... >>>

Bell: Calgary heads out of COVID-19 doom and gloom

Tuesday  16:10,   26 may 2020

Bell: Calgary heads out of COVID-19 doom and gloomEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or... >>>

Ottawa lacks financial capacity to withstand another economic lockdown, must look to reign in spending: report

Tuesday  15:39,   26 may 2020

Ottawa lacks financial capacity to withstand another economic lockdown, must look to reign in spending: reportOTTAWA — Canada cannot afford to completely shut down the economy in the event of a second wave of the coronavirus, according to a group of >>>

Victim in random Winnipeg bus stabbing remembered as a ‘gentle person and a kind man’

Tuesday  15:23,   26 may 2020

The niece of Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim says her uncle was a gentle man, who was likely on his way to visit friends when he was stabbed in an unprovoked attack on a city bus Sunday. Taralee Beardy tells Global News her uncle, Raymond Wesley... >>>

Major announcement expected as police work to quell violence in towing industry

Tuesday  15:15,   26 may 2020

Major announcement expected as police work to quell violence in towing industryCBC News has learned that several GTA municipal police services have been working hand-in-hand with Ontario Provincial Police to determine who is behind the ongoing turf... >>>

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

Tuesday  14:57,   26 may 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in CanadaThere are 85,711 confirmed and presumptive cases in... >>>

Judge awards $55K to elder with walker who was 'falsely arrested ... assaulted' by RCMP constable

Tuesday  14:55,   26 may 2020

Judge awards $55K to elder with walker who was 'falsely arrested assaulted' by RCMP constableIrene Joseph, then 61, was injured in a struggle with the officer, who suspected her of shoplifting. No stolen merchandise was found, and Joseph... >>>

What message do leaders send when they break coronavirus rules?

Tuesday  13:23,   26 may 2020

'Mixed messages' from leaders can cause a significant number of people to reconsider their own behaviour, experts say.Government officials condemned the "dangerous" behaviour of people who flooded the popular downtown park on Saturday,... >>>

Thousands still flying into Canadian airports despite COVID-19 restrictions

Tuesday  13:23,   26 may 2020

While U.S. and international flights coming into Canada have been significantly curtailed since the outbreak of COVID-19, thousands of passengers are still arriving each week at the country's airports. It's an issue that at least one... >>>

U.S. withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty presents Canada with a 'serious' challenge, says expert

Tuesday  12:55,   26 may 2020

Washington's pending withdrawal from a confidence-building international treaty that permits member nations to conduct observation flights over each other's territory is going to present Canada with a difficult strategic challenge, according >>>

Nova Scotia shooting: RCMP and courts still keeping some details hidden from the public

Tuesday  12:26,   26 may 2020

There are details about the Nova Scotia mass shooting that the RCMP and the Crown are keeping hidden from the public, including information on weapons and witness accounts.Several documents, known as information to obtain (ITO) a search warrant,... >>>

Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll

Tuesday  12:07,   26 may 2020

OTTAWA — Half of Canadians believe they're not getting the whole truth from their governments about COVID-19, a new poll suggests, and some also believe conspiracy theories about where the novel coronavirus began. The most recent survey from... >>>

Montreal homeless haven't seen 'one penny' of emergency funds: shelter director

Tuesday  11:44,   26 may 2020

Montreal is being shortchanged on emergency funding meant to go toward fighting the spread of COVID-19 among its homeless population, according to three experts on homelessness. If the situation isn’t rectified soon, hundreds more people will end up >>>

Why a less restrictive COVID-19 approach like Sweden’s wasn’t used in Alberta

Tuesday  11:44,   26 may 2020

An infectious disease expert says questions on whether Alberta could have followed less strict COVID-19 rules like Sweden are hard to answer, because of differences in demographics."Each region has its own risk-factors as well as its own needs," Dr. >>>

Coronavirus: Iraq is reconfiguring itself after a new peak of infections in a few days

Tuesday  10:47,   26 may 2020

© AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP Temperature test as part of the fight against Covid-19 in Sadr City, in the suburbs of Baghdad, April 2, 2020. For the past few days, a peak in Covid-19 contamination has raised fears of the worst in this country where four... >>>