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COVID-19 could complicate preparations for hurricane season: meteorologist

COVID-19 could complicate preparations for hurricane season: meteorologist

HALIFAX — As the Canadian Hurricane Centre warned of another active hurricane season Friday, one of the country's top meteorologists said the COVID-19 pandemic could make it more difficult for people to prepare for a long line of tropical storms.
PM avoids promising federal inquiry into Nova Scotia shooting rampage

PM avoids promising federal inquiry into Nova Scotia shooting rampage

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won't commit to a federal inquiry into the recent Nova Scotia shootings, even as the province's premier continues to say it's up to Ottawa to take the lead in examining the tragedy.
Mosques find new ways to celebrate Eid during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mosques find new ways to celebrate Eid during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mosques across Ontario are trying to salvage Eid celebrations as best they can during the COVID-19 pandemic, with some opting for drive-thru gift handouts while others plan to lead congregants in online prayers.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Boosting COVID-19 testing and signs in the sewage; In The News for May 22

Boosting COVID-19 testing and signs in the sewage; In The News for May 22

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 May 22 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Canadian peacekeeping levels hit lowest level in more than 60 years

Canadian peacekeeping levels hit lowest level in more than 60 years

OTTAWA — Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has reached what is believed to be an all-time low, even as the Liberal government makes its final push to secure a coveted seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Testing wastewater could give early warning of second wave of COVID-19

Testing wastewater could give early warning of second wave of COVID-19

OTTAWA — As Canada continues to struggle to keep up with the level of COVID-19 tests needed to fend off a potential second wave of the viral disease, researchers say the best early warning system for a second wave could be right beneath our feet — in
Post-secondary students requiring practical skills concerned about education

Post-secondary students requiring practical skills concerned about education

Abbey Ferreira has wanted a career in the medical field since childhood, so she followed in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother and chose to become a nurse.
To shut down Snowbirds team after deadly crash would be 'tragic:' commander

To shut down Snowbirds team after deadly crash would be 'tragic:' commander

Lt.-Col. Mike French and Capt. Jennifer Casey were soaring through the air, trying to bring hope to an anxious and fearful country with each dip and dive of their airplane.
Trudeau pledges help to increase COVID-19 testing in Ontario and Quebec

Trudeau pledges help to increase COVID-19 testing in Ontario and Quebec

OTTAWA — The federal government is ready to help provinces massively scale up their COVID-19 testing capacity to fend off a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
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