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Employment lawyers on returning to work during and after the pandemic

Employment lawyers on returning to work during and after the pandemic

TORONTO — As provinces begin the slow process of reopening their economies and people start returning to the workplace, questions abound about the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in the aftermath of COVID-19.

P.E.I. residents can hug moms on Mother's Day, thanks to eased COVID-19 rules

CHARLOTTETOWN — When Cheryl Roberts' five-year-old daughter learned Friday that she could finally hug her grandparents again, she turned to her mom and said, "This is the best day of my life.
'Go back to the old way:' First Nations return to land during COVID-19 pandemic

'Go back to the old way:' First Nations return to land during COVID-19 pandemic

First Nations leaders who have called on their communities to return to the land to find food during the COVID-19 pandemic are also seeing people reconnect with their traditions.
Fort McMurray homeowners clean up as insurance questions linger after flooding

Fort McMurray homeowners clean up as insurance questions linger after flooding

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Cora Dion's voice echoes as she films a video showing what's left in the basement of her home in downtown Fort McMurray after several days of flood cleanup. The couch and chair are in the garbage.
Vancouver's long-term care homes test for variety of symptoms for COVID-19

Vancouver's long-term care homes test for variety of symptoms for COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Seniors who complained of fatigue, confusion or just didn't seem like themselves were tested for COVID-19, allowing the Vancouver Coastal Health authority to get in front of the virus, a health official says. Medical health officer Dr.
School in the age of COVID-19: Quebec to reopen amid rigid distancing rules

School in the age of COVID-19: Quebec to reopen amid rigid distancing rules

MONTREAL — Quebec schoolchildren will be entering a vastly changed environment this week when they head back to classrooms that have been closed since mid-March because of COVID-19.
COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink 'grand bargain' of dense city living

COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink 'grand bargain' of dense city living

MONTREAL — The densely populated slums of Montreal's Griffintown were the subject of a famous 1897 study by businessman and philanthropist Herbert Ames, whose work on the disease-ridden tenements influenced generations of urban planners on how to dev
COVID-19 shutdown an added burden for Quebec's struggling Catholic churches

COVID-19 shutdown an added burden for Quebec's struggling Catholic churches

MONTREAL — Rev. Jean-Luc Laflamme knows that Thetford Mines has seen better days. The "golden age" in the working-class community in southcentral Quebec, best known for its now-closed asbestos mines, was in the 1950s and 1960s, he said.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $10 million Lotto 649 jackpot

No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec.

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.