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Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

OTTAWA — Governments must be as transparent as possible with Canadians about response measures for COVID-19, says former Liberal public safety minister Ralph Goodale.
Disinfect mail boxes and entertainment to 'feed and fuel' the soul; In The News for March 31

Disinfect mail boxes and entertainment to 'feed and fuel' the soul; In The News for March 31

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 March 31 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't: Poll

Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't: Poll

OTTAWA — Most Canadians are doing what they're told to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and would support harsher measures to punish those who aren't, a new poll suggests.
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.
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.