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Volunteer shortage as seniors who are self-isolating over COVID stay home

Volunteer shortage as seniors who are self-isolating over COVID stay home

Ian Hartley has been volunteering for years, offering his services as a hospital chaplain, working at the Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre and as a member of the Rotary Club.
Schools face daunting, unique reopening challenges during pandemic

Schools face daunting, unique reopening challenges during pandemic

As Canada begins grappling with the issue of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of how to safely reopen schools has emerged as a particularly thorny topic.
Optional buyback program could see assault-style gun ban unravel, group warns

Optional buyback program could see assault-style gun ban unravel, group warns

OTTAWA — A leading proponent of stricter gun control says allowing owners of recently banned firearms to keep them would make it easier for a different government to reverse the ban in future.
Non-medical masks can help when physical distancing not possible, says Tam

Non-medical masks can help when physical distancing not possible, says Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health doctor says Canadians in communities where COVID-19 is still spreading should wear non-medical masks when they can't stay physically distant from others. Dr.
Chiefs, governments to sign rights understanding after B.C. pipeline protests

Chiefs, governments to sign rights understanding after B.C. pipeline protests

VICTORIA — A virtual signing ceremony on Thursday marks the start of a new relationship between the hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation and the federal and B.C.
COVID-19 dominates the rhetoric, and the reality, of MPs on Parliament Hill

COVID-19 dominates the rhetoric, and the reality, of MPs on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Bright spotlights, metal girders and the stone backdrop of West Block's interior courtyard give the temporary home of the House of Commons the feel of a movie set.
Serological surveys to look for COVID-19 immunity in Canadian population

Serological surveys to look for COVID-19 immunity in Canadian population

Canada's top doctor says too little is known to consider using a newly approved serology test to identify individuals who could be immune to COVID-19 and allow those people to return to work or gather in public.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:23 p.m. ET on May 13, 2020: There are 72,278 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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): 6:15 p.m. British Columbia health officials say one person has died and 16 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past day.
'Stay off our lands:' RCMP attendance at Indigenous ceremony raises ire of chief

'Stay off our lands:' RCMP attendance at Indigenous ceremony raises ire of chief

SASKATOON — An Indigenous leader is telling the RCMP to stay off reserve land after armed officers were dispatched to break up a sacred ceremony. "These are First Nations lands. This is Indian land.