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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 6:36 p.m. on May 4, 2020: There are 60,772 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): 6 p.m. Health officials in Alberta say they are monitoring an outbreak of 30 COVID-19 cases among employees at a Purolator distribution centre in Calgary.
'Sense of relief' as provinces begin easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

'Sense of relief' as provinces begin easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Quebecers were shopping for furniture, Winnipeggers were sipping beers on patios and a Regina physiotherapist was treating aches and pains that built up during weeks of isolation.
China says faulty masks a 'contractual' matter that has been fixed

China says faulty masks a 'contractual' matter that has been fixed

OTTAWA — The Chinese embassy in Ottawa claimed Monday that the one million faulty N95 masks that arrived in Canada from China last month were the result of a "contractual" issue that has now been fixed.
Nunavut's first COVID-19 case turns out to be false positive

Nunavut's first COVID-19 case turns out to be false positive

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Canada's High Arctic may still be free of the novel coronavirus. A case of COVID-19 supposedly confirmed in the remote Nunavut community of Pond Inlet last week has turned out to be a false positive.
Bank of Canada's independence key to aiding post-COVID recovery, Wilkins says

Bank of Canada's independence key to aiding post-COVID recovery, Wilkins says

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada will need to maintain its independence to aid the economy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as the country's debt levels rise, says the bank's second-in-command.
Murky mystery of COVID-19's origins takes back seat in Canada to easing crisis

Murky mystery of COVID-19's origins takes back seat in Canada to easing crisis

WASHINGTON — Canada is keeping a safe distance — for now — from the theory that the COVID-19 outbreak began by accident in a virology laboratory in China — a narrative that's gaining traction by the day, thanks to the White House, American intelligen
Trudeau takes part in COVID-19 virtual pledging conference led by EU

Trudeau takes part in COVID-19 virtual pledging conference led by EU

OTTAWA — Canada joined the global community Monday in helping to raise $11 billion toward a COVID-19 vaccine, amid promises to avoid past pandemic practice and make it available for all.
Feds eye new tools to help Access to Information system recover after COVID-19

Feds eye new tools to help Access to Information system recover after COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government says it will look at whether investments in new technology could help clear any backlog of information requests that arises from a COVID-19 related bottleneck.
Iran chief's link to 1988 massacre raises obstacles in crash probe: Cotler

Iran chief's link to 1988 massacre raises obstacles in crash probe: Cotler

OTTAWA — Canada's quest for compensation from Iran for shooting down a Ukrainian airliner is fraught with obstacles because Tehran's lead investigator is a mass executioner who belongs in prison, says a former Canadian justice minister.