Skip to content

National News

Alberta beef plant returning to two shifts per day after COVID-19 outbreak

BROOKS, Alta. — The JBS beef-processing plant in southern Alberta was planning to return to two shifts a day on Thursday for the first time in a month.
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 6:27 p.m. on May 20, 2020: There are 80,142 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Canadians should wear masks to protect others when in public: Tam

Canadians should wear masks to protect others when in public: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's public health experts are now fully recommending Canadians wear non-medical face masks in public when they aren't sure they will be able to keep their distance from others. Dr.
Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

It may not feel like it the morning after a blizzard, but Canada gets less snow than it used to — a lot less.
Trudeau asks commercial landlords to give tenants help through new program

Trudeau asks commercial landlords to give tenants help through new program

OTTAWA — Canada's commercial landlords got a request and a warning from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to buy into rental assistance program launching next week, as part of a handful of moves in one day to get billions in federal aid to companies larg
Cautions accompany Canada's slow emergence from COVID-19 lockdown

Cautions accompany Canada's slow emergence from COVID-19 lockdown

OTTAWA — As Canada slowly emerges from COVID-19 lockdowns, its chief public health officer told the country on Wednesday to temper expectations and continue to take precautions to prevent a resurgence of the illness. Dr.
Despite pandemic, Trump muses about resuming plan for in-person G7 meetings

Despite pandemic, Trump muses about resuming plan for in-person G7 meetings

WASHINGTON — Suppose Donald Trump held a summit for the leaders of the world's seven largest economies — and nobody came? That remarkable prospect emerged Wednesday as the U.S.
'Is that all for me?' Girl, 5, who survived triple slaying of family comes home

'Is that all for me?' Girl, 5, who survived triple slaying of family comes home

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A five-year-old girl who survived when her paternal grandparents and brother died in a triple slaying in Saskatchewan came home Tuesday to a welcome that astonished and delighted her.
Family of Snowbirds crash victim says she died in mission "designed for her"

Family of Snowbirds crash victim says she died in mission "designed for her"

HALIFAX — Capt. Jennifer Casey died while supporting an important mission that seemed "designed for her," her family said Wednesday in their first public statement since the Snowbirds aerobatic team member was killed in a plane crash on Sunday.
Feds move to ease 'the chaos' in civil proceedings during pandemic

Feds move to ease 'the chaos' in civil proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA — The federal government wants to ensure the global COVID-19 pandemic doesn't make someone miss a crucial deadline in a bankruptcy case, divorce proceeding or other civil matter.