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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 3

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 3

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:05 p.m. on August 3, 2020: There are 117,031 confirmed cases in Canada.
Rollout of COVID-19 Alert app faces criticism over accessibility on older phones

Rollout of COVID-19 Alert app faces criticism over accessibility on older phones

The federal government's COVID-19 contact tracing app is facing criticism for its download requirements, which restrict some Canadians from accessing and using the app.
Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Air Force is being forced to fly its ancient search-and-rescue planes even longer as COVID-19 further delays the delivery of replacement aircraft.
COVID-19 blamed as work on military port first promised in 2007 sees new delay

COVID-19 blamed as work on military port first promised in 2007 sees new delay

OTTAWA — The construction of a new military refuelling station in the Arctic is facing another delay more than 13 years after it was first promised by the federal government, with one analyst raising concerns about other pressing military needs in th

Professor hits back at critics of 'diversity' essay in top science journal

TORONTO — A Canadian professor who sparked a backlash by using a prestigious international scientific journal to question the impact of diversity hiring on the quality of scientific research has hit back at his detractors, saying he was the victim of
U.S. border communities feel loss of Canadian tourists, shoppers and friends

U.S. border communities feel loss of Canadian tourists, shoppers and friends

FREDERICTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has put cross-border shopping trips and vacations on hold since March, and many American businesses along the border say they miss both the revenue and the familiar Canadian faces.
COVID-19 conspiracies creating a 'public health crisis' in Canada, experts say

COVID-19 conspiracies creating a 'public health crisis' in Canada, experts say

MONTREAL — A lively crowd gathered outside Francois Legault's office in downtown Montreal in mid-July to send a message to the Quebec premier: his government cannot force them to wear masks in indoor public spaces to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Quebec seeing spike in drownings compared to rest of Canada: Lifesaving Society

Quebec seeing spike in drownings compared to rest of Canada: Lifesaving Society

MONTREAL — Quebec is seeing a spike in the number of reported drownings this year, having already surpassed its yearly death total in each of the past two years.
Canada extends peacekeeping mission despite Security Council loss

Canada extends peacekeeping mission despite Security Council loss

OTTAWA — Canada will provide a military transport plane to support United Nations peacekeeping missions for another year despite losing its bid for a temporary seat on the UN Security Council.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 2

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:20 p.m. on August 2, 2020: There are 116,884 confirmed cases in Canada.
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