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'Thirsty, hungry, injured:' Two women sentenced for abuse of girls in basement

EDMONTON — A mother of two young girls and her roommate have been sentenced to eight years in prison for beating, starving and confining the children in the basement of their Edmonton home.
Passengers on COVID-19-stricken cruise ships hope to be on land again soon

Passengers on COVID-19-stricken cruise ships hope to be on land again soon

Two cruise ships with Canadian passengers aboard finally docked Thursday in Florida after weeks at sea and days of negotiations with initially resistant local officials.
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 p.m. Two cruise ships with Canadian passengers aboard have docked in Florida after weeks at sea.
Internal audit of Scheer's expenses turns up money on school, clothes, minivan

Internal audit of Scheer's expenses turns up money on school, clothes, minivan

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer billed the Conservative party for his kids' private Catholic school, private security, an extra housekeeper, his minivan and clothes for his family, a party review of the outgoing leader's spending has concluded.
Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements over COVID crisis

Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements over COVID crisis

EDMONTON — Alberta has suspended environmental reporting requirements for industry under emergency powers the province has enacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 6:14 p.m. on April 2, 2020: There are 11,283 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Ontario to release COVID-19 modelling; Ford says numbers will be hard to hear

Ontario to release COVID-19 modelling; Ford says numbers will be hard to hear

TORONTO — Ontario will release data Friday showing how many Ontarians could die from COVID-19 in various scenarios, Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday, warning that the projections will be hard to hear.
Navy recalls ships, orders on- board physical distancing due to COVID-19

Navy recalls ships, orders on- board physical distancing due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy is pulling ships back from missions abroad and imposing new rules on physical distancing while at sea as the military prepares to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

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

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Thursday in relation to COVID-19: "It's kind of a done deal we're getting off this pleasure cruise.
The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using disease trackers

The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using disease trackers

TORONTO — Increasingly frustrated health officials say they are prepared to take more aggressive measures to track and contain people with COVID-19 as the number of sick and dead continues to soar.
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