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Drivers win in Manitoba budget; smokers lose with increased tax on cigarettes

WINNIPEG — The Progressive Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget on Thursday. Here is a list of some winners and losers: WINNERS Drivers : Vehicle registration fees are to be cut by 10 per cent July 1.
Canadians in Hong Kong settle in to new life under the cloud of the coronavirus

Canadians in Hong Kong settle in to new life under the cloud of the coronavirus

OTTAWA — Karen Grepin's family arrived in Hong Kong six months ago to start a grand adventure in a new country after she took a job as a professor of public health at the University of Hong Kong.

Province launches new First Nations justice strategy

B.C. Attorney General David Eby says a new justice strategy will begin rolling out in 2020 to give First Nations more control in sentencing offenders.

Newfoundland NDP MP Jack Harris is being treated for cancer

OTTAWA — Newfoundland and Labrador MP Jack Harris says he's being treated for cancer. In a news release Thursday, the New Democrat says the diagnosis came after he recently discovered a lump on his neck.

Polaire + se lance dans la fabrication de masques

L’entreprise de Saint-Félicien, qui justifie sa décision par la survie de ses 25 employés et pour « aider à ralentir la propagation de la COVID-19 », se retrouve depuis dans un tourbillon incessant.

Domestic violence shelters adapt as COVID-19 forces families home

CALGARY — Women's shelters are adjusting to ensure they can help anyone experiencing domestic violence as the COVID-19 pandemic forces families to stay home together, worsens economic hardship and upsets routines.

Residents hear from NSP about smart meter installation plans

MOSER RIVER – Representatives of Nova Scotia Power visited Moser River to inform area residents of the benefits of installing smart meters.
Families of Canadians in Peru look for answers in face of flight cancellations

Families of Canadians in Peru look for answers in face of flight cancellations

Parents in Canada whose children are stuck in Peru following border closures are anxiously waiting for any concrete information on how to get their kids home.

NSHA closes facilities to visitors as precautions against coronavirus

SHEET HARBOUR: Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital and Harborview Lodge long term care facility in Sheet Harbour are among healthcare facilities closed to patient visitors as directed by Nova Scotia Health Authority.

How Women Will Bear the Brunt of This Pandemic

Women are on the financial frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic as it wipes out service industry jobs and school closures limit child care options and women’s ability to keep working. This is uncharted territory.
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