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Cargill employee's father dies; moment of silence at plant for worker who died

Cargill employee's father dies; moment of silence at plant for worker who died

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — A moment of silence to honour a worker who died of COVID-19 was held at a southern Alberta meat-packer Wednesday as news broke that the father of another plant employee had also died of the illness.
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): 6:20 p.m. British Columbia will restart its economy in mid-May with health services, retail outlets, salons and others being allowed to resume at least partial operations.
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 6:25 p.m. ET on May 6, 2020: There are 63,496 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

A quick look at British Columbia's COVID-19 reopening plan

VICTORIA — The B.C. government has outlined its plan to reopen the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic under guidelines aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.
Canadian Paediatric Society eyes mysterious syndrome for suspected COVID links

Canadian Paediatric Society eyes mysterious syndrome for suspected COVID links

TORONTO — The Canadian Paediatric Society is closely monitoring reports that COVID-19 may be linked to a strange inflammatory syndrome in some children.
Kashechewan residents fearing COVID-19 head to camps to avoid flood waters

Kashechewan residents fearing COVID-19 head to camps to avoid flood waters

OTTAWA — Residents of a First Nation in northern Ontario threatened by spring flooding are facing more complex and some fear-inducing options for escape this year, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aid coming for seniors facing 'real' cost increases due to COVID-19, Duclos says

OTTAWA — One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top ministers says federal assistance is on the way for seniors on fixed incomes who have faced an increase in the cost of living as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students start looking for summer work, with few options in usual places

Students start looking for summer work, with few options in usual places

OTTAWA — Adam Brown lined up a job in March with a consulting firm in Edmonton. He just started there this week.
Family of slain Mountie issues message of thanks to those who offered support

Family of slain Mountie issues message of thanks to those who offered support

HALIFAX — The family of a Nova Scotia RCMP officer killed last month while tracking down a multiple murderer has issued a statement to thank those who reached out to offer support. Relatives of Const.
Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

EDMONTON — The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of environmental monitoring requirements for oilsands companies over public-health concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.