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Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash

Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash

The second anniversary of a devastating Saskatchewan bus crash will be a quiet one for the still-mourning families as the COVID-19 crisis holds the country in its grip.
Essential workers talk about how COVID-19 affects them

Essential workers talk about how COVID-19 affects them

Health-care workers, grocery store staff, transit drivers and food delivery workers are among those being hailed as heroes for continuing to provide much-needed services amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
'It's like ghost towns:' Canada's border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes

'It's like ghost towns:' Canada's border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes

When the mayor of a village in southern Alberta stares across the border, he sees family and friends who just happen to call Montana home. The port of entry between Coutts, Alta., and Sweet Grass, Mont.
COVID response offers chance to shift direction of Canadian economy: experts

COVID response offers chance to shift direction of Canadian economy: experts

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic may be a long way off, but analysts are already looking ahead to how Canada could hasten its recovery and position itself for a low-carbon economy.
With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say

With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking at ways to speed-up the introduction of skills-training help for out-of-work Canadians, say groups involved in helping implement the program.
Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace bulk of COVID-19 cases to funeral home

Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace bulk of COVID-19 cases to funeral home

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — On a day off work in mid-March, Craig Dyer took some time to pay his respects at the funeral of a co-worker's brother. He stopped by Caul's Funeral Home in St. John's with some Canada Post colleagues to support their mutual friend.
Hajdu brings anthropology, public health experience to COVID-19 fight

Hajdu brings anthropology, public health experience to COVID-19 fight

OTTAWA — Patty Hajdu "fell in love" with cultural anthropology at university.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $10 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Apr.

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.
Advocates warn of 'disaster' if more protections not given to migrant workers

Advocates warn of 'disaster' if more protections not given to migrant workers

VANCOUVER — The federal and provincial governments are facing a "potential disaster" if more protections and social-distancing guidelines aren't extended to migrant agricultural workers, advocates say.