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Quarantine of an entire city would be unenforceable and illegal in Canada:expert

Placing an entire city under quarantine to prevent the spread of a virus is inconceivable, unenforceable and ineffective — and in Canada would be against the law, experts say.

Mom charged in 2017 death of Calgary infant found in dumpster on Christmas Eve

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have arrested a women in the death of an infant found inside a dumpster on Christmas Eve in 2017. Nina Marie Albright, 21, has been charged with indignity to a human body and failure to provide the necessaries of life.
Feds roll out education, call for self-reporting to prevent coronavirus outbreak

Feds roll out education, call for self-reporting to prevent coronavirus outbreak

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is rolling out information rather than surgical masks and thermal scanners to try to keep the country safe from a virus that has already killed more than a dozen people in China and left hundreds more sick.
Transportation board approves Uber, Lyft ride-hail services in Lower Mainland

Transportation board approves Uber, Lyft ride-hail services in Lower Mainland

VICTORIA — Vancouver is poised to join most major cities in Canada in offering ride-hailing services with the long-awaited approval Thursday of licences for companies Uber and Lyft to operate in British Columbia's Lower Mainland and Whistler.
Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse granted day parole

Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse granted day parole

A former Mountie and sports coach convicted of sexually abusing young boys in British Columbia and Saskatchewan has been granted day parole.

Canada ready to 'impose costs' on malicious cyberactors, advisers tell Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canada will work with allies to strike back at foreign cyberattackers and "impose costs" that make them understand the price of their wrongdoing, advisers have told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to respect opposition

Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to respect opposition

OTTAWA — Play nice. That was Justin Trudeau's advice Thursday to Liberal MPs as they gathered to plot strategy for Monday's resumption of Parliament for its first extended sitting since the Oct.

Symptoms, diagnosis of coronavirus

OTTAWA — Canada's chief medical officer, Theresa Tam, says there is a low risk of an outbreak here of a coronoavirus that has killed least 17 people in China and infected another 500.
Canadian experts returning home after probing Tehran plane crash, TSB says

Canadian experts returning home after probing Tehran plane crash, TSB says

OTTAWA — The Transportation Safety Board said Thursday Canadian investigators will be on hand "wherever and whenever" Iran finally downloads the information contained on the black boxes from the Ukrainian jetliner shot down in Tehran on Jan. 8.
Quebec to consult on expanding medical aid in dying to mentally ill

Quebec to consult on expanding medical aid in dying to mentally ill

MONTREAL — The Quebec government will hold at least one day of public consultations on the possibility of expanding access to medical aid in dying to people suffering from severe mental illness, Health Minister Danielle McCann said Thursday.
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