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RCMP investigate death of eight-year-old boy from Lumby, B.C.

Mounties say they're investigating the death of an eight-year-old boy in British Columbia's Interior.
'Coming for you:' N.W.T. creates public health squad to enforce COVID-19 orders

'Coming for you:' N.W.T. creates public health squad to enforce COVID-19 orders

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories is creating a squad of public health officers specifically to enforce orders around the COVID-19 pandemic.
More COVID-19 aid, PPE needed for First Nations and Metis, leaders say

More COVID-19 aid, PPE needed for First Nations and Metis, leaders say

OTTAWA — First Nations and Metis leaders say they need more from Ottawa to combat COVID-19 in their communities, including money, assistance with security and help acquiring protective equipment.
Vote on new COVID-19 relief bill awaits deal on how to question ministers

Vote on new COVID-19 relief bill awaits deal on how to question ministers

OTTAWA — Legislation to enact a massive wage subsidy program is being held up as political parties debate how Parliament should work in the midst of a deadly global pandemic.
Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

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

A look at some of the top quotes from Wednesday on COVID-19 in Canada: "Job numbers will come out tomorrow. It's going to be a hard day." — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. ——— "Test, test, test, test and don't stop testing.
Canada's testing shortfalls come under scrutiny as leaders vow to up their game

Canada's testing shortfalls come under scrutiny as leaders vow to up their game

TORONTO — The shortcomings of Canada's COVID-19 testing strategy came to the fore Wednesday as Ontario's premier admitted to "unacceptable" testing rates, Quebec promised to aggressively root out infections in long-term care homes and Nova Scotia exp
Demographic data 'essential' to track spread of COVID-19: researchers

Demographic data 'essential' to track spread of COVID-19: researchers

OTTAWA — Gaps in Canada's data collection means the country could be unable to see which groups are most affected by COVID-19, researchers warn.
Calgary woman who died of COVID-19 was expecting 2020 to be best year: husband

Calgary woman who died of COVID-19 was expecting 2020 to be best year: husband

CALGARY — A man whose wife died of COVID-19 last month says the two of them were expecting 2020 to be the best year of their lives.
Canada won't tip hand on possibility of import tariffs on Saudi oil

Canada won't tip hand on possibility of import tariffs on Saudi oil

OTTAWA — Canada's energy minister will speak to his U.S. and Mexican counterparts Thursday in a bid to form a common front ahead of talks aimed at ending the global oil-price wars.
Armed Forces reports 20 military suicides last year, largest number since 2014

Armed Forces reports 20 military suicides last year, largest number since 2014

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces has quietly revealed that 20 service members took their own lives last year, the largest number of military suicides since 2014.