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Policewoman, teacher and nurse among victims of Canada mass shooting

Apr 20 2020

Families across Canada struggled on Monday to come to grips with the deadliest shooting rampage in the country's history, in which the victims included a veteran police officer, a teacher and a nurse.

Policewoman, teacher and nurse among victims of Canada mass shooting

Apr 20 2020

Families across Canada struggled on Monday to come to grips with the deadliest shooting rampage in the country's history, in which the victims included a veteran police officer, a teacher and a nurse.

Policewoman, teacher and nurse among victims of Canada mass shooting

Apr 20 2020

April 20 Families across Canada struggled on Monday to come to grips with the deadliest shooting rampage in the country's history, in which the victims included a veteran police officer, a teacher and a nurse.

Medecins Sans Frontieres plans first Canada project as COVID-19 threatens homeless

Apr 14 2020

TORONTO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is designing a 400-bed facility for homeless people in Toronto in its first Canadian project, a top official said on Tuesday, prompted by the risks posed by the coronavirus to vulnerable sections of society.

Coronavirus takes deadly toll on Canada's nursing homes

Apr 07 2020

TORONTO/MONTREAL With deaths in nursing homes making up almost half of Canada’s coronavirus deaths, provinces are taking control of their workforces, boosting care workers' wages and redeploying health inspectors from hospitals to curb the virus’ spread among seniors.

U.S. to return Canada-bound asylum seekers stopped at border to home nations

Mar 26 2020

TORONTO After years of asylum-seekers crossing the Canada-U.S. border illegally to file refugee claims, Canada is turning them around and sending them back to the United States, which says it plans to send them swiftly back to their countries of origin.

Canada lawyers, prosecutors scramble to get inmates out of jail

Mar 24 2020

TORONTO/VANCOUVER Canadian lawyers and government prosecutors are joining forces to get people out of provincial jails by accelerating bail hearings amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak in the close quarters.

Canada's First Nations close borders over coronavirus, using 'isolation as a strength'

Mar 19 2020

TORONTO Canadian indigenous communities, already facing poor healthcare options, are closing their own lands' borders to limit coronavirus exposure as Ottawa dispatches funds and tents to house and isolate sick patients in the country’s chilly north.

U.N. refugee agency to suspend resettlements because of coronavirus

Mar 17 2020

LAUSANNE, Switzerland/TORONTO The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) and International Organization for Migration will temporarily suspend sending refugees on to resettle in new permanent homes abroad because of travel disruptions caused by the coronavirus, the agency said Tuesday.

Union seeks rare court action against CP Rail to cap working hours

Dec 20 2019

MONTREAL/TORONTO A Canadian union is taking the unusual step of pursuing contempt of court charges against Canada's second-largest railroad, in a previously unreported case that escalates the debate over working hours for railroad employees, according to two sources and legal documents.

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