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Next phase of Conservative party leadership race set to get underway

Next phase of Conservative party leadership race set to get underway

OTTAWA — The Conservative party is gearing up for the next phase of its leadership race, a contest taking place in unprecedented times.

Fort McMurray mayor says 'time to act decisively' on keeping COVID-19 away

CALGARY — The mayor of Fort McMurray says the northeastern Alberta city and surrounding communities are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because tens of thousands of workers travel from across Canada to work in the oilsands.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Wednesday in relation to COVID-19: "Do not spread the virus, just spread love.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:39 p.m. ET on March 25, 2020: There are 3,409 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers

With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers

VANCOUVER — At the same time each night, Rev. Gary Paterson and about half a dozen other neighbours have begun gathering at least two metres apart on the rooftop patio of their building in Vancouver's west end.

Why the emergency departments look empty amid a viral outbreak

TORONTO — The sound of Nicole Odermatt's son gasping for air woke her just after midnight. The Cambridge, Ont., mom immediately recognized an attack of croup, which the six-year-old had faced several times before.
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.