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'Pointing out the obvious:' Alberta govt stands by energy minister's comments

'Pointing out the obvious:' Alberta govt stands by energy minister's comments

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy minister isn't backing away from her comments that COVID-19's public health rules and economic fears favour pipeline construction.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:36 p.m. ET on May 26, 2020: There are 86,648 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

Liberals, NDP vote to waive normal Commons proceedings during pandemic

OTTAWA — New Democrats joined forces Tuesday with the governing Liberals to waive normal House of Commons proceedings for another four months during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds delay national action plan for missing and murdered Indigenous women

Feds delay national action plan for missing and murdered Indigenous women

OTTAWA — The federal government will not be able to deliver a national action plan to make life safer for Indigenous women and girls next month as promised because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said Tue
Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

VANCOUVER — A former ambassador to China says Wednesday's decision in the extradition case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou could also determine the fate of two Canadians detained in China.
Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says

Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog says the estimated deficit for the year has likely risen to about $260 billion, leaving the government with little fiscal firepower to stimulate an economic rebound.
'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

Calgary's mayor is warning citizens "don't be like Toronto" and congregate in large numbers in parks.
Military reports 'shocking' conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Military reports 'shocking' conditions in Ontario nursing homes

TORONTO — A new report from the military helping battle COVID-19 in five long-term care facilities in Ontario has revealed extreme neglect and exposed the extent of the ugly conditions facing residents, prompting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to offe

A timeline of events in the case of Meng Wanzhou

VANCOUVER — A timeline of the Meng Wanzhou case, and rising tension between Canada and China. 2018 Aug. 22: A New York court issues a warrant for the arrest of Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou. Dec.
Newfoundland community devastated as three fishermen found dead, one missing

Newfoundland community devastated as three fishermen found dead, one missing

ST. LAWRENCE, N.L. — A Newfoundland community was in mourning Tuesday after the bodies of three fishermen were recovered and a search continued for a fourth crew member missing off the island's south coast.
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