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Here is a list of the 2020 National Newspaper Award finalists and winners

The National Newspaper Awards for 2020 were handed out virtually on Friday night.

National Newspaper Awards announce 2020 winners, year dominated by pandemic coverage

The Globe and Mail, The Canadian Press and La Presse were the big winners as the 2020 National Newspaper Awards were handed out virtually on Friday night.
Manitoba tightens health orders, shuts gyms, restaurants, museums and more

Manitoba tightens health orders, shuts gyms, restaurants, museums and more

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government announced further restrictions as COVID-19 numbers continued to surge to near-record levels Friday. Starting Sunday morning and until May 30, the cap on outdoor gatherings will drop to five people from 10.
Manitoba, Nova Scotia cracking down amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Manitoba, Nova Scotia cracking down amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Manitoba introduced tougher COVID-19 public health measures and Nova Scotia announced it would restrict entry amid a surge in infections, as Ottawa introduced new ways for small and medium businesses to access rapid tests to thwart workplace outbreak
Suspected overdose death of 12-year-old pushes government to 'do better': minister

Suspected overdose death of 12-year-old pushes government to 'do better': minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minister of mental health and addictions said a suspected overdose death of a 12-year-old girl from Vancouver Island is driving the government "to do more and do better.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Canada surpassed 400,000 vaccinations in a single day today, the highest single-day total to date.
People in 200 homes in Hay River, N.W.T. told to leave due to flood threat

People in 200 homes in Hay River, N.W.T. told to leave due to flood threat

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — The town of Hay River in the Northwest Territories has issued an evacuation order for about 200 households due to a threat of flooding.
Quebec judge authorizes class action on behalf of alleged victims of ex-hockey coach

Quebec judge authorizes class action on behalf of alleged victims of ex-hockey coach

LONGUEUIL — A Quebec Superior Court justice has authorized a class-action lawsuit on behalf of victims of a former Montreal police officer and minor hockey coach who died awaiting trial on sex-related charges.
Judges' sexual assault training bill receives royal assent after clearing the Senate

Judges' sexual assault training bill receives royal assent after clearing the Senate

OTTAWA — Rona Ambrose says she had no idea it would take so long and require such determination to see that new judges are properly trained in sexual assault law.
Trudeau aide Katie Telford questions if she could've done more on military misconduct

Trudeau aide Katie Telford questions if she could've done more on military misconduct

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff says she wonders whether she could have done more to fight sexual misconduct in Canada's armed forces, but refused to say how her boss was kept in the dark about an allegation against the former