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'Deadpool 2' production company fined by B.C. agency after woman's death

VANCOUVER — The production company behind the megahit 'Deadpool 2' has been fined nearly $290,000 for violating multiple safety rules leading to the death of a stuntwoman on a set in Vancouver.
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 7:14 p.m. ET on May 7, 2020: There are 64,922 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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): 7 p.m. British Columbia is reporting two more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total number of people who have died to 126. Provincial health officer Dr.
Quebec man and woman charged in connection with cellphone tower fires

Quebec man and woman charged in connection with cellphone tower fires

MONTREAL — Two people were charged with arson on Thursday in relation to cellphone tower fires north of Montreal.
Trudeau says he does not share view that oil and gas sector is beyond saving

Trudeau says he does not share view that oil and gas sector is beyond saving

OTTAWA — Canada's oil patch is not dead, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday, as political pressure mounted on the government not to provide any further bailouts to the struggling sector.
Pandemic highlights existing barriers for those with communication disabilities

Pandemic highlights existing barriers for those with communication disabilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted long-standing barriers preventing Canadians with communication disabilities from fully accessing the health-care system, according to advocates across the country who are calling for governments to address the is
Presidential politics, sidelined by pandemic, poised for Trump-fuelled comeback

Presidential politics, sidelined by pandemic, poised for Trump-fuelled comeback

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's re-election efforts appear to be showing new signs of life despite lingering concerns about whether the accelerated reopening in parts of the United States could prompt a second wave of the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 kills scores more in Canada; Greyhound to shut down all service

COVID-19 kills scores more in Canada; Greyhound to shut down all service

TORONTO — Scores more people in Canada have succumbed to COVID-19, authorities reported Thursday, as one of the country's major inter-city bus carriers announced it would be shutting down completely due to a precipitous drop in passengers caused by t
Canadians trust doctors, scientists and government more since pandemic began

Canadians trust doctors, scientists and government more since pandemic began

OTTAWA — An annual survey looking at who Canadians trust most suggests the COVID-19 pandemic has given Canadians almost absolute trust in doctors, while trust in corporate leaders and the media has plummeted to all-time lows.
Watchdogs warn COVID-19 apps come with privacy risks to Canadians

Watchdogs warn COVID-19 apps come with privacy risks to Canadians

OTTAWA — Governments that want to use smartphones to trace the movements of Canadians during the COVID-19 crisis should handle personal information with care, privacy watchdogs from across the country warned Thursday in a united call for caution.