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Canada to 'lose more people' to COVID, Trudeau warns; jobless rate surges 40%

Canada to 'lose more people' to COVID, Trudeau warns; jobless rate surges 40%

TORONTO — Amid crippling job losses across the country due to COVID-19, the federal government on Thursday warned the number of Canadians killed by the novel coronavirus would likely double over the next week and could reach thousands over the course
Maple Leaf Garden's Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

Maple Leaf Garden's Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

TORONTO — The man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens sexual abuse scandal has died.
Saskatchewan premier doesn't see need for Emergencies Act in COVID-19 fight

Saskatchewan premier doesn't see need for Emergencies Act in COVID-19 fight

REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he doesn't see a need for Ottawa to use the sweeping Emergencies Act to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Champagne defends amended Saudi-Canadian arms deal, says rights concerns remain

Champagne defends amended Saudi-Canadian arms deal, says rights concerns remain

OTTAWA — Saudi Arabia still has a troubling human rights record but Canada's foreign affairs minister says an amended contract to sell it light-armoured vehicles is better than the version the previous Conservative government negotiated.
House of Commons back Saturday to deal with $73-billion wage subsidy bill

House of Commons back Saturday to deal with $73-billion wage subsidy bill

OTTAWA — Parliament will be recalled Saturday to vote on the Trudeau government's $73-billion emergency wage subsidy program to help businesses keep their employees on the payroll through the COVID-19 crisis.
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): 7:05 p.m.

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

A look at some of the top quotes from Thursday on COVID-19 in Canada: "We will not be coming back to our former normal situation. We can't do that until we have developed a vaccine and that could take 12 to 18 months.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:20 p.m. ET on April 9, 2020: There are 20,765 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

EDMONTON — The Alberta Medical Association has filed a lawsuit against the province over how the government pushed through changes in the way doctors can bill for their services. The association's president, Dr.
Climate, clean tech could take centre stage in federal economic recovery plans

Climate, clean tech could take centre stage in federal economic recovery plans

OTTAWA — The federal government is quietly looking at a plan for longer-term recovery from the COVID-19 crisis even as its focus remains squarely on getting more than $100 billion in emergency economic aid out the door.