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COVID-19: Ottawa announces $62.5 million for country's fish and seafood sector

COVID-19: Ottawa announces $62.5 million for country's fish and seafood sector

Ottawa will provide a $62.5-million aid package to help the country's fish and seafood processors protect workers from COVID-19 and ensure they can continue to keep the seafood market alive.
Man wanted for murder in B.C. extradited back to Canada say police

Man wanted for murder in B.C. extradited back to Canada say police

SURREY, B.C. — Police say a man wanted in connection with a first-degree murder charge in British Columbia has been extradited back to Canada. Sgt.
Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Reynolds hear N.S. rampage widower's plea for PPE

Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Reynolds hear N.S. rampage widower's plea for PPE

Two famous Canadians have heard a man's plea to protect Nova Scotian health-care workers like his wife who was killed in a murderous rampage.
'Death is so real:' Immigrant group says meat workers afraid after plant closure

'Death is so real:' Immigrant group says meat workers afraid after plant closure

CALGARY — An organization that works with immigrants says the temporary closure of a large slaughterhouse in southern Alberta has left many among its largely Filipino workforce fearful for the future.
COVID-19 spreads in homeless shelter, WHO seeks funds; In The News for April 25

COVID-19 spreads in homeless shelter, WHO seeks funds; In The News for April 25

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 25 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

An online vigil honouring the 22 people who died in a tragic rampage began Friday with a fiddle performance from the massacre's youngest victim and ended with a montage of the victims' faces while "Amazing Grace" played on bagpipes.
COVID-19 kills dozens more nursing home residents; emergency payouts top $22.4B

COVID-19 kills dozens more nursing home residents; emergency payouts top $22.4B

TORONTO — Dozens more deaths in long-term care homes were reported Friday as new figures indicated the extent of the economic dislocation caused by isolation measures aimed at mitigating the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 virus.
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 7:42 p.m. on April 24, 2020: There are 43,888 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): 7 p.m. Thirty-five workers at the United Poultry plant in Vancouver have now tested positive for COVID-19.
U.S. seals the deal on USMCA, says trade agreement can now take effect July 1

U.S. seals the deal on USMCA, says trade agreement can now take effect July 1

WASHINGTON — The United States has cleared the way for its long-awaited trade agreement with Canada and Mexico to go into effect July 1. The U.S.