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To shut down Snowbirds team after deadly crash would be 'tragic:' commander

To shut down Snowbirds team after deadly crash would be 'tragic:' commander

Lt.-Col. Mike French and Capt. Jennifer Casey were soaring through the air, trying to bring hope to an anxious and fearful country with each dip and dive of their airplane.
Trudeau pledges help to increase COVID-19 testing in Ontario and Quebec

Trudeau pledges help to increase COVID-19 testing in Ontario and Quebec

OTTAWA — The federal government is ready to help provinces massively scale up their COVID-19 testing capacity to fend off a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
Conservatives disqualify Jim Karahalios from leadership race a second time

Conservatives disqualify Jim Karahalios from leadership race a second time

OTTAWA — Jim Karahalios won't be allowed to run for the federal Conservative party's leadership despite a court ruling that reopened the door to his candidacy.
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 7:27 p.m. on May 21, 2020: There are 81,324 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Alberta Energy Regulator suspends environment monitoring for oilpatch over COVID

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends environment monitoring for oilpatch over COVID

CALGARY — Recent environmental monitoring exemptions for the oilsands have been broadened to include Alberta's entire energy industry.
Trudeau says citizens should wear masks to stave off second COVID-19 wave

Trudeau says citizens should wear masks to stave off second COVID-19 wave

A second wave of COVID-19 is likely coming, and if Canadians want to avoid more pandemic-induced lockdowns, they need to do their part by wearing masks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
Alberta to change restrictions on foothills coal mining to ease development

Alberta to change restrictions on foothills coal mining to ease development

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is changing its coal policies in a move it says is intended to make it easier to develop open-pit mines in one of the province's most sensitive areas.
CERB-like mechanism could help country respond to future economic shocks: Poloz

CERB-like mechanism could help country respond to future economic shocks: Poloz

OTTAWA — Canada's top central banker says adding an income-support measure like the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to the government's tool kit could help the country more quickly respond to sudden shifts in the economy. More than 8.
Canada's UN envoy mounts final push for Security Council seat amid pandemic

Canada's UN envoy mounts final push for Security Council seat amid pandemic

OTTAWA — In Friday morning's early darkness, Marc-Andre Blanchard will catch his first new glimpse of New York City's sparkling skyline from behind the wheel of a modestly priced rental car.
Local legion honours victim, survivor of Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, B.C.

Local legion honours victim, survivor of Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Thousands of people tuned in online Thursday to hear the sombre sound of a bugle playing the Last Post and to take a moment of pause in remembrance of the victim of a Snowbirds plane crash.
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