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Supreme Court refuses to hear case concerning rights of disabled air passengers

Supreme Court refuses to hear case concerning rights of disabled air passengers

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not examine whether new air-travel rules that allow lengthy delays breach the rights of some Canadians with disabilities.

Six Nations reports first COVID-19 death on southwestern Ontario reserve

SIX NATIONS RESERVE, Ont. — A First Nation in southwestern Ontario says one of its members has died of COVID-19. Six Nations of the Grand River's elected chief, Mark Hill, says the community is grieving the death.
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): 10:05 a.m. A First Nation in southwestern Ontario says one its members has died of COVID-19.
Top court won't hear bid to suspend Quebec's secularism law

Top court won't hear bid to suspend Quebec's secularism law

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not look at whether Quebec's secularism law should be suspended while a full legal challenge of the measure plays out.
'Dynamic' physical distancing could help balance COVID-19 fight, economy: study

'Dynamic' physical distancing could help balance COVID-19 fight, economy: study

Dialing physical distancing measures up and down could be a way of sustaining the long-term fight against COVID-19 while not crushing the economy, a new study from Ontario researchers suggests.
Controls can keep Canadian COVID-19 deaths under 22,000, health agency says

Controls can keep Canadian COVID-19 deaths under 22,000, health agency says

OTTAWA — With strong control measures, the federal public health agency projects that 11,000 to 22,000 Canadians could die of COVID-19 in the coming months.
Virtual choir brings N.L. students together in song, with cameo from Trudeau

Virtual choir brings N.L. students together in song, with cameo from Trudeau

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A "virtual choir" has brought students across Newfoundland and Labrador, along with professional musicians and politicians, together in song during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada lost 1,011,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%: StatCan

Canada lost 1,011,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%: StatCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada reports the economy lost 1,011,000 jobs in March — the worst recorded single-month change — as the COVID-19 crisis began to take hold, lifting the unemployment rate to 7.8 per cent.
StatCan to detail March jobs and WHO on defensive; In The News for April 9

StatCan to detail March jobs and WHO on defensive; In The News for April 9

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 9 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19

Researchers to study whether plasma of recovered patients can treat COVID-19

MONTREAL — Researchers from across Canada will collaborate on a vast clinical trial to study whether the plasma of recovered patients can be used to treat COVID-19.