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Pandemic response must uphold human rights, avoid discrimination: B.C. commissioner

Pandemic response must uphold human rights, avoid discrimination: B.C. commissioner

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's human rights commissioner is urging policy-makers, employers, landlords and service providers to keep human rights principles at the core of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prince Charles tests positive and a pandemic message ; In The News for March 26

Prince Charles tests positive and a pandemic message ; In The News for March 26

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 March 26 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
What you need to know about the Quarantine Act as isolation becomes mandatory for returning travellers

What you need to know about the Quarantine Act as isolation becomes mandatory for returning travellers

Canada is making unprecedented use of the federal Quarantine Act in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mandatory quarantines in effect for returning travellers, Freeland says

Mandatory quarantines in effect for returning travellers, Freeland says

WASHINGTON — With the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating in the United States, the federal government lowered the boom Wednesday on renegade globetrotters, ordering any non-essential travellers who recently returned to Canada to self-quarantine for 14 da
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): 8:55 p.m. Health officials in Saskatchewan are telling anyone who attended a snowmobile rally earlier this month to self-isolate immediately.
Feds plan $30M ad buy to help media deal with COVID-19 fallout

Feds plan $30M ad buy to help media deal with COVID-19 fallout

OTTAWA — The federal government announced Wednesday that it is planning a $30-million COVID-19 awareness advertising campaign and moving closer to implementing long-promised tax credits for newspapers as it seeks to support Canada's struggling media
Next phase of Conservative party leadership race set to get underway

Next phase of Conservative party leadership race set to get underway

OTTAWA — The Conservative party is gearing up for the next phase of its leadership race, a contest taking place in unprecedented times.

Fort McMurray mayor says 'time to act decisively' on keeping COVID-19 away

CALGARY — The mayor of Fort McMurray says the northeastern Alberta city and surrounding communities are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because tens of thousands of workers travel from across Canada to work in the oilsands.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Wednesday in relation to COVID-19: "Do not spread the virus, just spread love.
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 6:39 p.m. ET on March 25, 2020: There are 3,409 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.