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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): 9:20 p.m. Ontario is now restricting gatherings of more than five people. There are a few exceptions, including for households with more than five people.
Families await return of Canadians on cruise ship stuck off Panama

Families await return of Canadians on cruise ship stuck off Panama

It should have been the trip of a lifetime for Ottawa residents Catherine McLeod and Paul Innes, but it has turned into a nightmare as they remain trapped on a cruise ship where COVID-19 has taken hold and four people have died.
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 7:39 p.m. on March 28, 2020: There are 5,655 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations: advocates

Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations: advocates

OTTAWA — Refugee advocates say Canada could be in legal hot water if the United States deports asylum seekers turned away from Canada as part of a broader deal with the U.S. to close the border to all but non-essential traffic. On Monday, the U.S.
Ontario allows youth to remain in care after passing cut-off age during pandemic

Ontario allows youth to remain in care after passing cut-off age during pandemic

TORONTO — Youth in Ontario's child welfare system who pass the cut-off age during the COVID-19 pandemic will remain in care, says a new moratorium issued by the province.
Regions brace to fight rising flood waters and cases of COVID-19

Regions brace to fight rising flood waters and cases of COVID-19

OTTAWA — The last couple of years have taken on a biblical tone in the rural Pontiac region of Quebec. The small community of about 6,000 has recovered from five natural disasters in just two years.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $70 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. And of the 10 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each there were offered, only one was claimed — by a lottery player in Atlantic Canada.

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.
Pandemic conspiracy theories test truth, evidence, government, say experts

Pandemic conspiracy theories test truth, evidence, government, say experts

VICTORIA — The novel coronavirus threatens the health of Canadians, but to some people the pandemic stokes fears of a government plot to subvert freedoms, say experts who study conspiracy theories.
B.C. measures appear to have slowed the increase in COVID-19: health officer

B.C. measures appear to have slowed the increase in COVID-19: health officer

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says she's starting to see "glimmers of hope" in an apparent shift toward flattening the curve of COVID-19 cases in the province.