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Stage set for resumption of Parliament as Tories reject virtual Commons sittings

Stage set for resumption of Parliament as Tories reject virtual Commons sittings

OTTAWA — Barring a last-minute deal, the stage appeared set for members of Parliament to return to the House of Commons on Monday after the Conservatives rejected a Liberal government proposal to hold one in-person session and up to two virtual sessi
Civil Liberties group seeks amnesty for recreational tickets issued during COVID

Civil Liberties group seeks amnesty for recreational tickets issued during COVID

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it's going to fight for citizens nabbed for municipal recreational infractions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 2:10 p.m. B.C. police and enforcement officers will start issuing $2,000 tickets for price gouging and reselling essential supplies during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Sex workers say they're at risk, have been left out of Canada's COVID-19 response

Sex workers say they're at risk, have been left out of Canada's COVID-19 response

OTTAWA — Sex workers saw their incomes disappear overnight when the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread in Canada. Now many are in desperate situations: in need of food, rent, basic necessities. Some are now homeless and without any income.
Institutions strive to capture COVID-19 history through eyes of everyday people

Institutions strive to capture COVID-19 history through eyes of everyday people

As the country grapples with a pandemic that is radically reshaping every aspect of public and private life, institutions across Canada are striving to capture the historic shift through the eyes of everyday people.
Canadians reporting more wildlife sightings during COVID-19 isolation

Canadians reporting more wildlife sightings during COVID-19 isolation

MONTREAL — When Josianne Plante looked out her window on a recent morning, she was surprised to see a pair of large, bare-headed wild turkeys going for a stroll through her east-end Montreal neighbourhood.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize when to a lottery player on the Prairies.

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
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 p.m. on April 18, 2020: There are 33,383 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Calls to release some federal inmates amid COVID-19 outbreak grow

Calls to release some federal inmates amid COVID-19 outbreak grow

More groups urged prisons to step up COVID-19 testing and sanitary measures to help prevent mass outbreaks among incarcerated populations, as well as to release some offenders immediately as case loads grew at several institutions.