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Ottawa ready to help co-ordinate provincial testing, contact tracing: Trudeau

Ottawa ready to help co-ordinate provincial testing, contact tracing: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Provinces looking to reopen their economies will need to scale up and co-ordinate testing and contact-tracing to contain future outbreaks of COVID-19, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
From potato salad to fireworks: how COVID-19 disruptions affect Victoria Day

From potato salad to fireworks: how COVID-19 disruptions affect Victoria Day

OTTAWA — The Victoria Day weekend has long been the unofficial kick-off to outdoor season in Canada.
Premier Ford releases 'Cooking with Doug' video of cherry cheesecake recipe

Premier Ford releases 'Cooking with Doug' video of cherry cheesecake recipe

TORONTO — Ontario's premier has released a "Cooking with Doug" video showing how he makes cherry cheesecake. On a tangent during a news conference this week, Doug Ford boasted about making the best cherry cheesecake ever.
Walkerton 20 years on: A lingering tinge of grief amid community pride

Walkerton 20 years on: A lingering tinge of grief amid community pride

TORONTO — As the May long weekend approached 20 years ago, an invisible killer began stalking the unsuspecting town of Walkerton, Ont., preparing to unleash an epidemic that would damage or destroy many lives.
Emergency wage subsidy and the long-term effect of grief; In The News for May 15

Emergency wage subsidy and the long-term effect of grief; In The News for May 15

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 15 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... .

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.

Some facts about the Walkerton water tragedy

TORONTO — Twenty years ago, contaminated water poisoned the drinking water in Walkerton, Ont. Some facts: What happened: Manure laden with e.coli O157:H7 seeped into a well supplying drinking water to town.
'Complicated' grief during pandemic has group calling for federal funding

'Complicated' grief during pandemic has group calling for federal funding

Entertaining people with his stories, jokes and musical talents on multiple instruments like the drums, saxophone and keyboards made Gord Kudlak a magnet for a large community that loved him.
Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

MONTREAL — Even as much of Canada took steps Thursday toward resuming normal life, with the promise of reopened national parks and provincial economies, Quebec moved in the other direction by shelving plans to have students return to class in Montrea
B.C.'s Wet'suwet'en and governments sign understanding on rights and title

B.C.'s Wet'suwet'en and governments sign understanding on rights and title

VICTORIA — A virtual ceremony, where everyone involved pointed the freshly signed document at their cameras, marked the start of a new relationship between the hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation and the federal and B.C. governments.