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First troops return from Ukraine, in quarantine at Ontario military base

First troops return from Ukraine, in quarantine at Ontario military base

More COVID-19 aid, PPE needed for First Nations and Metis, leaders say

More COVID-19 aid, PPE needed for First Nations and Metis, leaders say

Business generally supports changes to wage subsidy rules unveiled by Trudeau

Business generally supports changes to wage subsidy rules unveiled by Trudeau

Calgary woman who died of COVID-19 was expecting 2020 to be best year: husband

Calgary woman who died of COVID-19 was expecting 2020 to be best year: husband

Alberta plan to use smartphones to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

Alberta plan to use smartphones to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities

COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities

Demographic data ‘essential’ to track spread of COVID-19: researchers

Demographic data ‘essential’ to track spread of COVID-19: researchers

Crowd attends Colombian gang leader’s funeral amid lockdown

Crowd attends Colombian gang leader’s funeral amid lockdown

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

Landowners and legal experts criticize Alberta’s well cleanup bill

Critics say bill still doesn’t give energy companies a timeline to clean up their mess

Toronto company expands ventilator production tenfold to meet demand

Toronto-based company would produce at most 50 ventilators in a month

Armed Forces reports 20 military suicides last year, largest number since 2014

Increase comes despite the federal government having introduced a suicide-prevention strategy

Alberta plan to use smartphones to enforce quarantines raises privacy questions

Governments must be transparent about who is collecting and processing the data, says one expert

UPDATE: Canadians awake to extra COVID-19 emergency benefit money, feds clarify changes

The CRA and federal officials are working to clarify the confusion around payments

Man charged after licking products in store as part of ‘COVID Challenge:’ police

Prank was based on what some people are calling the COVID Challenge on TikTok

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sanders plans to talk to his supporters later Wednesday

COVID-19 world update: Joy in Wuhan as lockdown lifted; Pope denounces profiteers

Comprehensive update of coronavirus news items from around the world

Man charged after licking product in store as part of ‘COVID Challenge:’ police

Man charged after licking product in store as part of ‘COVID Challenge:’ police

Dr. Donald: why the U.S. president keeps touting an unproven COVID-19 treatment

Dr. Donald: why the U.S. president keeps touting an unproven COVID-19 treatment