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MPs convene today and a special ramp ceremony; In The News for May 6

MPs convene today and a special ramp ceremony; In The News for May 6

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 6 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.
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 4 a.m. ET on May 6, 2020: There are 62,046 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
COVID-19 pandemic hammers job market, but there are 'opportunities,' say analysts

COVID-19 pandemic hammers job market, but there are 'opportunities,' say analysts

VICTORIA — In the worst employment market in decades, job hunters need to prepare for what will inevitably be a video interview, say employers and job market experts who suggest there are opportunities out there.
Nova Scotia mass killer should be subjected to psychological autopsy: experts

Nova Scotia mass killer should be subjected to psychological autopsy: experts

HALIFAX — As the RCMP investigate the case of the Nova Scotia gunman who killed 22 people during a 13-hour rampage last month, a key question remains unanswered: Why? The Mounties have said little about possible motives behind one of the worst mass k
'Some days I get very depressed:' seniors discuss isolation during the pandemic

'Some days I get very depressed:' seniors discuss isolation during the pandemic

Jackie Potter cannot stop thinking about her five dead children. The 60-year-old lives alone in Hamilton with nothing to do during the pandemic. So she thinks. St.
PM deflects questions about military's delayed confirmation of helicopter crash

PM deflects questions about military's delayed confirmation of helicopter crash

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deflected questions Tuesday about why it took more than 12 hours for the Canadian Armed Forces to confirm a military helicopter had crashed and when he found out that horrified crew members on board a Halifax-cl
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): 9 p.m. Ontario is allowing licensed restaurants and bars to sell alcohol at a lower price with a food order during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds

Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Imperial Oil Ltd. is reporting the deaths of 50 birds that landed on tailings areas near its Kearl oilsands project in northern Alberta.
Conservative campaigns weave tangled webs of allegations as race intensifies

Conservative campaigns weave tangled webs of allegations as race intensifies

OTTAWA — With 10 days to go to sign up voters for the federal Conservative leadership race, all four contenders are intensifying efforts to shore up support.