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Dominique Anglade becomes first woman to lead Quebec Liberals after rival quits

Dominique Anglade becomes first woman to lead Quebec Liberals after rival quits

MONTREAL — The Quebec Liberals have named the first woman to lead the party in its 150-year history.
Funds to fight COVID-19 in meat plants might not move for months, feds say

Funds to fight COVID-19 in meat plants might not move for months, feds say

OTTAWA — Tens of millions of federal dollars aimed at helping food processors deal with a rash of COVID-19 outbreaks might not move until the end of September, and there are no details about what the requirements will be to qualify. The $77.
More COVID-19 restrictions eased as top doctor warns vaccine a ways off

More COVID-19 restrictions eased as top doctor warns vaccine a ways off

Children played physically distanced games in a Quebec schoolyard and more Ontario shops began offering curbside pickup Monday as Canada's top doctor warned a COVID-19 vaccine is still a ways off.
Veterans ombudsman calls it quits after 18 months

Veterans ombudsman calls it quits after 18 months

OTTAWA — Veterans ombudsman Craig Dalton is calling it quits, leaving former service members without a key advocate at a time when many are worried about the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on their requests for assistance from the federal gov
N.S. killer's semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

N.S. killer's semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

HALIFAX — The RCMP says that three of the four semi-automatic weapons used by a gunman during last month's mass shooting in Nova Scotia are believed to have come from the United States, but the agency continues to withhold some key details.
Quebec schools reopen with emphasis on physical distancing, hygiene

Quebec schools reopen with emphasis on physical distancing, hygiene

ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — Quebec schoolchildren were greeted by their teachers with smiles and squirts of hand sanitizer on Monday as the province became the first to reopen some schools following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cocaine-trafficking group with ties to a Mexican cartel busted: Toronto police

TORONTO — A sophisticated crime group that was allegedly smuggling bricks of pure cocaine across the U.S.-Canada border has been busted following a months-long investigation, Toronto police said Monday. Drug squad Insp.
COVID-19 testing, contact tracing key to fending off second wave, experts say

COVID-19 testing, contact tracing key to fending off second wave, experts say

VANCOUVER — Provinces hit hardest by COVID-19 have ramped up testing capacity as they plan to reopen their economies, but infectious disease experts say there will be recurring outbreaks without more robust testing, contact tracing and quarantine ser
Relaxing restrictions and the Cargill concern: In The News for May 11

Relaxing restrictions and the Cargill concern: In The News for May 11

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 May 11 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... .

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.