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Ontario could be headed for primary-care crisis: medical association

Ontario could be headed for primary-care crisis: medical association

OTTAWA — Nearly half the primary-care clinics in Ontario are at risk of closing their doors if the provincial government can't immediately pay doctors for virtual visits, according to a survey by the Ontario Medical Association.
As millions of workers apply for help, mothers-to-be say they can't get CERB

As millions of workers apply for help, mothers-to-be say they can't get CERB

OTTAWA — Nearly one month ago, Effie Poole was laid off from her job as a server when the restaurant she worked at in Burlington, Ont., closed due to COVID-19.
Freeze carbon tax, delay new climate regs during virus crisis, oil lobby asks

Freeze carbon tax, delay new climate regs during virus crisis, oil lobby asks

OTTAWA — Canada's oil and gas producers have asked the federal government to freeze the carbon tax and delay new climate change regulations while the industry weathers the storm of COVID-19.
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. is reporting two new outbreaks of COVID-19 — one at a long-term care facility in Cranbrook and one at an acute care unit at the Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge.
RV owners helping essential workers self-isolate, protect their family members

RV owners helping essential workers self-isolate, protect their family members

The only thing Rick Siewierski finds harder than protecting himself from COVID-19 is keeping his pregnant wife safe from the virus too.
Trudeau deflects Trump and Belgian bluebells in bloom; In The News for April 17

Trudeau deflects Trump and Belgian bluebells in bloom; In The News for April 17

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 17 ... 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.
'Can we hook him up?' Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

'Can we hook him up?' Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

CALGARY — Turk Diggler is looking for love, and one Calgary city councillor is wondering whether to play matchmaker.
Does letting kids get COVID-19 help build immunity among the wider society?

Does letting kids get COVID-19 help build immunity among the wider society?

MONTREAL — The Quebec government has suggested that reopening schools and daycares could be a way to both kick-start its economy and slow the transmission of COVID-19 in the province.
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 9:27 p.m. ET on April 16, 2020: There are 30,106 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.