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Feds likely didn't have enough protective gear in emergency stockpile: Hajdu

Feds likely didn't have enough protective gear in emergency stockpile: Hajdu

OTTAWA — The federal government likely did not have enough protective equipment in its emergency stockpile to meet needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Minister Patty Hajdu acknowledges.
PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer are among the MPs who are promising to donate an automatic increase in their salaries to charity, as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the economy and puts thousands of Canadian
Troops await word on quarantine location upon return from Ukraine

Troops await word on quarantine location upon return from Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canadian troops returning from Ukraine this month have not been told whether they will allowed to quarantine at home or be forced to spend two weeks somewhere else while they wait to see whether they develop symptoms of COVID-19.
Trudeau defends new flights bringing Canadians home from across the globe

Trudeau defends new flights bringing Canadians home from across the globe

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians being flown home from abroad must subject themselves to "rigorous" and mandatory 14-day self-isolation to keep their fellow citizens safe.
'Signs of hope:' Scientists say ocean ecosystems can be restored within 30 years

'Signs of hope:' Scientists say ocean ecosystems can be restored within 30 years

We've saved the whales, at least some of them. Now, scientists say, we have a chance to save the rest of the life in oceans by expanding what's already happening around the globe.
PM, Scheer to donate pay raise and a goat invasion; In The News for April 1

PM, Scheer to donate pay raise and a goat invasion; In The News for April 1

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 1 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
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.
Long john producer Stanfield's reacts to COVID-19 with 'pivot' to medical gowns

Long john producer Stanfield's reacts to COVID-19 with 'pivot' to medical gowns

HALIFAX — A historic Canadian undergarment factory famed for long johns and boxer shorts is about to rapidly reinvent itself as a domestic producer of medical gowns. Stanfield's Ltd. of Truro, N.S.
Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

OTTAWA — Canadian businesses desperate for details about the federal government's promised wage subsidy program will have to wait a little longer for answers.
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): 9:15 p.m. B.C. Premier John Horgan made a direct address to the province tonight, reassuring people that the government has a plan to weather the COVID-19 crisis.