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Head of Saskatchewan medical group says he got COVID-19 at doctors' bonspiel

Head of Saskatchewan medical group says he got COVID-19 at doctors' bonspiel

REGINA — An investigation is underway in at least two provinces after a Saskatchewan doctor who attended a curling bonspiel in Edmonton tested positive for COVID-19. Dr.
Ottawa taking charge of housing asylum seekers during 14-day isolation period

Ottawa taking charge of housing asylum seekers during 14-day isolation period

ST-BERNARD-DE-LACOLLE, Que.
We won't know if isolation is working for weeks, months: Tam

We won't know if isolation is working for weeks, months: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's top doctor says it might be months until we know whether social distancing measures being employed across the country are slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Quebec offers $2.5-billion aid package to businesses hurt by COVID-19

MONTREAL — The Quebec government has announced a $2.5-billion financial aid package for companies struggling with liquidity due the COVID-19 crisis.
Health systems ramping up to deal with potential influx of COVID-19 cases

Health systems ramping up to deal with potential influx of COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA — While Canadians stay home in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, officials are working behind the scenes to try to increase the health care system's capacity to fight the virus.
Social distancing: what to do and what not to do to curb spread of COVID-19

Social distancing: what to do and what not to do to curb spread of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Social distancing is one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Trudeau says Canada-U.S. border closure likely to take effect Friday night

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. border closure likely to take effect Friday night

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are expected to close their doors to discretionary cross-border travel sometime overnight Friday, leaving it open to long-haul truckers, air crews, cross-border health care personnel and others designated as

A look at some highlights in the Manitoba budget

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget on Thursday.

Drivers win in Manitoba budget; smokers lose with increased tax on cigarettes

WINNIPEG — The Progressive Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget on Thursday. Here is a list of some winners and losers: WINNERS Drivers : Vehicle registration fees are to be cut by 10 per cent July 1.
Canadians in Hong Kong settle in to new life under the cloud of the coronavirus

Canadians in Hong Kong settle in to new life under the cloud of the coronavirus

OTTAWA — Karen Grepin's family arrived in Hong Kong six months ago to start a grand adventure in a new country after she took a job as a professor of public health at the University of Hong Kong.