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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 across Canada on Thursday in relation to COVID-19: "It's kind of a done deal we're getting off this pleasure cruise.
The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using disease trackers

The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using disease trackers

TORONTO — Increasingly frustrated health officials say they are prepared to take more aggressive measures to track and contain people with COVID-19 as the number of sick and dead continues to soar.
Canada facing 'major' medical gear shortage as 68 countries restrict exports

Canada facing 'major' medical gear shortage as 68 countries restrict exports

Scores of countries have moved to restrict the export of face masks, gloves and other medical supplies critical for front-line workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving Canada and others scrambling to source products that now have h
Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion

Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion

OTTAWA — Limited access to contraceptives and services because of COVID-19 is likely to lead to a surge in unintended pregnancies, according to sexual-health advocates.
Appeal court nixes fresh lobby probe of Aga Khan in Trudeau vacation case

Appeal court nixes fresh lobby probe of Aga Khan in Trudeau vacation case

OTTAWA — There is no need for the federal lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas, an appeal court has decided.
Feds went with simple rules for benefits to speed up COVID-19 aid, Morneau says

Feds went with simple rules for benefits to speed up COVID-19 aid, Morneau says

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says imposing hard and fast rules about who can receive federal aid to weather the economic shock from COVID-19 was the only way to get the money out the door fast — even if some people fall through the cracks a
Canada, NATO allies discuss COVID-19 response in face of world security issues

Canada, NATO allies discuss COVID-19 response in face of world security issues

OTTAWA — Canada and its NATO allies wrestled Thursday with responding to the COVID-19 crisis while reining in potential new Russian mayhem-making and helping war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ottawa owes less than feds calculated in First Nations child welfare case: PBO

Ottawa owes less than feds calculated in First Nations child welfare case: PBO

OTTAWA — Canada's parliamentary budget officer says Ottawa will have to pay up to $2.
Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

TORONTO — Royal Canadian Legion branches are adapting their services to support veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the national organization warns financial pressures could result in the closure of some branches.
A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed more than 100. Here are the stories of some of those who have lost their lives: Shawn Auger HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta.