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Amazon VP says he quit after workers who raised COVID-19 concerns were fired

A Canadian software developer says he has resigned his position as a vice president with Amazon over the firing of employees who he says fought for better COVID-19 protection in the company's warehouses.
HMCS Fredericton crew witnessed helicopter crash: National Defence

HMCS Fredericton crew witnessed helicopter crash: National Defence

OTTAWA — Crew members on board a Halifax-class frigate personally witnessed last week's helicopter crash that killed six Canadian Armed Forces members off the coast of Greece, the Department of National Defence has confirmed.
Ontario calls for a national strategy on contact tracing of COVID-19 cases

Ontario calls for a national strategy on contact tracing of COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — Ontario's premier is calling for a national strategy on contact tracing. Doug Ford says he spoke with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday about the matter and planned to make the case to his provincial counterparts this week.
Quebec police probing 3 cellphone tower fires, possible link to conspiracy theory

Quebec police probing 3 cellphone tower fires, possible link to conspiracy theory

MONTREAL — On Sunday, a small town north of Montreal felt it necessary to write a message on its Facebook page specifying that its cellphone tower did not have 5G capability in response to numerous questions from concerned citizens. By 4 a.m.
'Numb and very lost': Meat plant reopens as memorial held for Cargill worker

'Numb and very lost': Meat plant reopens as memorial held for Cargill worker

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Mayor says Fort McMurray needs help after 'devastating' floods from ice jams

Mayor says Fort McMurray needs help after 'devastating' floods from ice jams

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The mayor of a northern Alberta city hit hard by flooding says he will seek disaster aid from higher levels of government while residents have been told they may need to boil their tap water for months.
Parliament must be given more time to study COVID-19 response: Scheer

Parliament must be given more time to study COVID-19 response: Scheer

OTTAWA — As provinces begin to ease up on COVID-19 restrictions, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Parliament should also return to a more normal routine.
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 6:36 p.m. on May 4, 2020: There are 60,772 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 p.m. Health officials in Alberta say they are monitoring an outbreak of 30 COVID-19 cases among employees at a Purolator distribution centre in Calgary.
'Sense of relief' as provinces begin easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

'Sense of relief' as provinces begin easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Quebecers were shopping for furniture, Winnipeggers were sipping beers on patios and a Regina physiotherapist was treating aches and pains that built up during weeks of isolation.
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