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Father of Humboldt Bronco disappointed Saskatchewan has relaxed trucking rules

Father of Humboldt Bronco disappointed Saskatchewan has relaxed trucking rules

REGINA — A father whose son was killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's worried Saskatchewan's move to relax some trucking rules during the COVID-19 outbreak may mean drivers will be pushed past their limits.
Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing

Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing

DELTA, B.C. — Walkers offer a nod, a smile or a "hello" to each other but only after stepping aside to leave a wide berth on trails at a park they've escaped to in the age of physical distancing.
Hope floats: Alberta town ravaged by flood rolls out parade float for COVID-19

Hope floats: Alberta town ravaged by flood rolls out parade float for COVID-19

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — A parade float parked on a downtown street in High River, Alta., seems strangely out of place in a world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery

Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery

OTTAWA — The union representing Canada Post employees is asking Canadians to disinfect their mail boxes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Canada's spy service moves quietly ahead with data-crunching plans: documents

Canada's spy service moves quietly ahead with data-crunching plans: documents

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency is moving quietly ahead with plans to collect and use databases containing personal information about Canadians, newly released documents show.
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): 10:30 p.m. Ontario is closing all outdoor recreational amenities because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
N.S. woman describes struggles of a beloved father on ventilator with COVID-19

N.S. woman describes struggles of a beloved father on ventilator with COVID-19

The daughter of a Nova Scotia man relying on a ventilator to breathe wants Canadians to know that COVID-19 can deny loved ones the ability to hold one another in their time of deepest need.
COVID-19 spreads to vulnerable communities as new provinces report deaths

COVID-19 spreads to vulnerable communities as new provinces report deaths

COVID-19 continued its unforgiving march into new areas of the country on Monday, sweeping through long-term care homes and religious communities, as two provinces reported their first deaths linked to the virus.
B.C. court considers ways to deliver Meng decision in socially distant manner

B.C. court considers ways to deliver Meng decision in socially distant manner

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Supreme Court is considering creative ways to deliver a decision in an extradition hearing for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou as a global pandemic restricts travel and gatherings.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.