Former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau walks to a courtroom on June 9, 2016 in Quebec City. Normandeau and five others were arrested in March 2016 by the province’s anti-corruption unit on charges including fraud, corruption and breach of trust.

Corruption charges stayed against former Quebec deputy premier, five co-accused (Details)

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QUEBEC—A judge has granted a stay of proceedings in the corruption case of former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau and her co-accused, bringing the lengthy legal saga to an end.Quebec court Judge Andre Perreault...

Her kid had a stuffy nose. Now hers is one of many Ontario families...

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When Morgan Sim’s five-year-old son woke up with a stuffy nose Tuesday, there went the rest of her day — and week.The night before, parents at her son’s school had received an email telling...

Ontario court rules boy should attend school in person over father’s objections (Details)

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Ontario’s courts are wading into the debate over sending students back to school during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with one judge ruling a nine-year-old boy should return to in-person classes despite his father’s objections.In...
Kamey Munsamy was shocked when she was told she had to prove she spoke English to keep her job as a B.C. teacher.

B.C. wants this veteran English teacher to prove she knows the language. She feels...

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When recruiters from British Columbia came to Toronto looking for teachers, Kamey Munsamy was pleased to find her skills in high demand. It was 2018 and cuts to education by the Ford government had...
On Monday, Canada was listed among the countries that have officially joined the COVAX Facility, a strategy designed to guarantee ‘rapid, fair and equitable access’ to an eventual COVID-19 vaccine to every country.

The U.S. balked at this vaccine-sharing effort — but Canada is in (Details)

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This story is part of an ongoing series — The Road to a Vaccine — that looks at Canada’s quest to secure a COVID-19 vaccine amid the global pandemic, as well as the hurdles...

Quebec reports 180 new COVID-19 cases, three further deaths linked to virus (Details)

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MONTREAL—Quebec health officials are reporting 180 new cases of COVID-19.The province also announced three additional deaths linked to the disease from earlier in the month and withdrew two other deaths after investigations determined they...
A group of Tamil Canadians is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for legal changes to remove sovereign immunity as a defence for international crimes.

Activists urge Trudeau government to act on disappearances in Sri Lanka (Details)

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OTTAWA—A group of Tamil Canadians is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for legal changes to remove sovereign immunity as a defence for international crimes.Such a move would enable Sri Lankan families to seek...

New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says (Details)

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OTTAWA - The national housing strategy will need new tools to move more quickly from ideas to finished projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the head of the federal housing agency.The Canada Housing and...

Parts of B.C. will be drenched with up to 70 millimetres of rain, Environment...

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VANCOUVER—Environment Canada is warning of heavy downpours that could cause flash flooding and pooling water in parts of B.C.Rainfall warnings have been posted for Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound and the Fraser Valley.The forecaster says...

How did COVID-19 actually spread through North America? New study says the early cases...

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In mid-February, all eyes were on the West Coast — just one month after patient WA1 became the first person to test positive for COVID-19 on American soil after landing in Seattle from Wuhan,...
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From AIDS to COVID-19, America’s Medical System Has a Long History...

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In the early days of the pandemic, Susan Castor, a 64-year-old Filipino American nurse, would make her rounds taking care of patients at a...