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Group of First Nations want Supreme Court to hear appeal on Trans Mountain

Group of First Nations want Supreme Court to hear appeal on Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER — A group of British Columbia First Nations is seeking to challenge the federal government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in Canada's highest court.
A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed more than 340. Here are the stories of some of those who have lost their lives: Wade Kidd WINNIPEG — Wade Kidd had an absolute love for life.
Feds fast-tracked citizenship for researcher exploring COVID-19 supply chain

Feds fast-tracked citizenship for researcher exploring COVID-19 supply chain

OTTAWA — The federal government fast-tracked the Canadian citizenship process for a University of Manitoba professor, citing the "urgent need" to facilitate his planned research on COVID-19.
Kalen Schlatter seeks to challenge murder conviction in death of Tess Richey

Kalen Schlatter seeks to challenge murder conviction in death of Tess Richey

TORONTO — A Toronto man found guilty of sexually assaulting and strangling a young woman hours after they met is seeking to challenge his murder conviction.
Pandemic experts put 'least weight' on recovery stats, look to hospitalizations

Pandemic experts put 'least weight' on recovery stats, look to hospitalizations

VICTORIA — Scientists who track the growth of pandemics say some figures provided by public health officials tell more about the spread of the novel coronavirus than others.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
Respirators on their way and Gaga joins virus fight; In The News for April 7

Respirators on their way and Gaga joins virus fight; In The News for April 7

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 7 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
'It needs to be done:' Staff keep Iqaluit school breakfast program going

'It needs to be done:' Staff keep Iqaluit school breakfast program going

IQALUIT, Nunavut — School staff in Iqaluit have banded together to ensure that students in the capital of Nunavut don't go hungry because of closed classrooms.
Alcoholics Anonymous wrestles with challenge of physical distancing

Alcoholics Anonymous wrestles with challenge of physical distancing

When the International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous was cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it became clear the fellowship had to start getting creative.
Fear of COVID-19 is growing, suggests new poll of Canadians

Fear of COVID-19 is growing, suggests new poll of Canadians

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a growing number of Canadians are frightened of the prospect of contracting the novel coronavirus.