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OTTAWA Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the federal government needs to up their game in response to the COVID 19 outbreak. He made the comments in an...
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OTTAWA The federal government capped an unprecedented week Friday by announcing a slew of measures to help small businesses cope with the COVID 19 crisis, bringing Ottawa s...
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OTTAWA Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he plans to continue working from home, even though his required 14 day self isolation period is up, on the advice of doctors....
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The report made public this morning also warns that the deficit for the current fiscal year, which closes March 31, could be $26.7 billion, which would be an increase of...
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OTTAWA The Bank of Canada is cutting its key interest target by half a percentage point to 0.25 per cent in an unscheduled rate announcement. In a...
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OTTAWA Indigenous leaders from across Canada say they are worried supports promised by the federal government to help First Nations, Inuit and Metis deal with the fallout...
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Some of the offices, such as one tucked inside Ottawa s city hall, have already started to close as confirmed cases of COVID 19 have increased and workers were needed elsewhere,...
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OTTAWA Foreign Affairs Minister Francois Philippe Champagne says Canada and its G7 counterparts are concerned about the spread of disinformation in the COVID 19 fight. He says Canada and...
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OTTAWA The Canadian Armed Forces plans to withdraw the 200 troops it currently has in Ukraine and replace them with a skeleton force next month to hold...
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OTTAWA After U.S. President Donald Trump s team floated the idea of placing troops on the Canada U.S. border, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is in the...
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OTTAWA The Bank of Canada is encouraging retailers to continue to accept cash, despite ramped up health precautions by all levels of government to thwart the spread of...
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OTTAWA The Conservative party is gearing up for the next phase of its leadership race, a contest taking place in unprecedented times. Wednesday was the deadline for...
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Canada is making unprecedented use of the federal Quarantine Act in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic. The order, which went into effect early Wednesday, hours...
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In a statement posted to social media, Brampton West MP Kamal Khera confirmed that she started to develop flu like symptoms Saturday night. She said she immediately went into self isolation and...
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OTTAWA International Development Minister Karina Gould says Canada will spend millions to help the world s most desperate people fight COVID 19 because it is in the country...
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OTTAWA The COVID 19 crisis has left military commanders facing a tough decision over what to do with 200 Canadian soldiers in Ukraine. Canada has had troops in...
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OTTAWA Three Conservative leadership hopefuls have co signed a letter to the partys election organizing committee pleading for a delay to the race as the COVID 19 crisis escalates....
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OTTAWA Carleton Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre says he s not in the House of Commons for Tuesday s historic vote on a COVID 19 aid package because he...
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OTTAWA Justin Trudeau says the federal government has no immediate plans to use cellphone data to track people s movements during the COVID 19 crisis. But the prime...
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OTTAWA The co chair of the organizing committee for the Conservative Partys leadership race says despite mounting calls from candidates to postpone the contest, the plan now is...