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Health minister encourages kindness, fresh air to manage COVID-19 stress

Health minister encourages kindness, fresh air to manage COVID-19 stress

OTTAWA — Patty Hajdu said she is worried about the toll that pandemic-related anxiety and isolation will take on the mental health of Canadians and is encouraging people to help themselves and others through the crisis with kindness and the great out
CBC says it's working to restore the local TV news it shelved last week

CBC says it's working to restore the local TV news it shelved last week

TORONTO — The CBC says it's gradually restoring the local supper-hour TV news it recently shelved.

Toronto man who opened fire at crowded block party granted day parole

TORONTO — The Parole Board of Canada says a man convicted of manslaughter in a deadly public shootout at an east Toronto block party lacks the community support to be released on full parole.
Residential tenants, landlords face dilemma as rent comes due on April 1

Residential tenants, landlords face dilemma as rent comes due on April 1

As the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ripples across Canada, another wave may crest within the week as rent comes due for residential tenants.
Anxious Canadians await federal COVID-19 help as cases rise, rules tighten

Anxious Canadians await federal COVID-19 help as cases rise, rules tighten

TORONTO — Canadians struggling to make ends meet amid the COVID-19 pandemic waited anxiously for promised federal help on Wednesday as the countrywide case toll soared through the 3,000 mark and authorities began going after people violating public h
Liberals rejig benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

Liberals rejig benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Liberals are repackaging two previously promised benefits for Canadians whose working lives are disrupted by COVID-19, a change that will almost double direct financial aid in the government's economic plan to $52 billion.
Hockey gear manufacturer to switch from protecting players to medical staff

Hockey gear manufacturer to switch from protecting players to medical staff

MONTREAL — Canadian hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer is offering to modify its production line to make protective visors for doctors, nurses and first responders.

A look at what's in the federal COVID-19 aid legislation

OTTAWA — Parliament has passed sweeping legislation designed to blunt the economic impact COVID-19.

Champagne talks global COVID-19 security with G7 foreign ministers over video

OTTAWA — Canada and its G7 allies grappled Wednesday with how to address a world that was already filled with security threats and festering conflicts well before COVID-19's accelerated spread.
Canada to help world's poor cope with COVID-19, amid UN appeal: aid minister

Canada to help world's poor cope with COVID-19, amid UN appeal: aid minister

OTTAWA — Canada will spend millions to help the world's most desperate people fight COVID-19 because it is in the country's long-term security interest as well as being the right thing to do, says International Development Minister Karina Gould.