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From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
'Exceptional human being:' Alberta doctor killed in clinic remembered at vigil

'Exceptional human being:' Alberta doctor killed in clinic remembered at vigil

RED DEER, Alta. — Alejandra Rojas knew she'd found the perfect physician when she first met Dr. William Reynolds. It was 14 years ago, when she didn't yet know English. She walked into the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic in Red Deer, Alta.
Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton, leader of Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, dead

Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton, leader of Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, dead

KAHNAWAKE, Que. — The longtime leader of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake who played a prominent role in the 1990 Oka crisis and rail blockades earlier this year has died.
U.S. left out key statements by Huawei executive in extradition request: lawyer

U.S. left out key statements by Huawei executive in extradition request: lawyer

VANCOUVER — A former adviser to the U.S. State Department says the American government omitted key statements by Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in order to support its extradition case against her. The U.S.
PM confirms two Canadians among those killed by deadly Aug. 4 Beirut explosion

PM confirms two Canadians among those killed by deadly Aug. 4 Beirut explosion

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that two Canadians are among those killed in last week's deadly explosion in Beirut. In a written statement, Trudeau offers his "deepest condolences" to the family and friends of the two Canadians.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 14

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 14

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:37 p.m. on Aug. 14, 2020: There are 121,652 confirmed cases in Canada.
Actor Ryan Reynolds releases warning of COVID-19 dangers after Premier's plea

Actor Ryan Reynolds releases warning of COVID-19 dangers after Premier's plea

VANCOUVER — Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has responded to a plea from British Columbia Premier John Horgan for help with messaging to younger residents about partying during the pandemic.
With Tories set to reveal new leader Aug. 23, here's how the votes are counted

With Tories set to reveal new leader Aug. 23, here's how the votes are counted

OTTAWA — The federal Conservative party will announce the winner of its leadership contest on Aug. 23.
Singh calls on federal government to provide $12 billion for child care

Singh calls on federal government to provide $12 billion for child care

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on Ottawa to provide the provinces with billions in funding for child care — a demand that could help determine whether the minority Liberal government survives.
Higgs considers N.B. election call after Liberals reject power-sharing proposal

Higgs considers N.B. election call after Liberals reject power-sharing proposal

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said Friday he will take the weekend to decide whether to call an election after the Opposition Liberals rejected his proposed deal to keep the Tories in power through the pandemic.