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Annual pace of inflation cools to 2.2% in February from 2.4% in January

Annual pace of inflation cools to 2.2% in February from 2.4% in January

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in February rose 2.2 per cent compared with a year ago. The increase comes after a year-over-year increase of 2.4 per cent in January. Economists had expected a reading of 2.
COVID-19 federal aid and NHL player diagnosed; In The News for March 18

COVID-19 federal aid and NHL player diagnosed; In The News for March 18

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 18 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Disabled Canadians feel excluded from COVID-19 messaging

Disabled Canadians feel excluded from COVID-19 messaging

Karen McCall clicked eagerly on the link tweeted out by her provincial health ministry, keen to read the promised list of tips meant to help her protect against COVID-19.
Canada, U.S. working on mutual deal to restrict non-essential travel

Canada, U.S. working on mutual deal to restrict non-essential travel

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are working out the details of a proposed mutual ban on non-essential travel between the two countries, a federal government source in Ottawa says.
WestJet warning recent passengers of possible exposure to COVID-19

WestJet warning recent passengers of possible exposure to COVID-19

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines says some of its passengers may have been exposed to people infected with the novel coronavirus on recent flights.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 11:30 p.m.
'Saddened' - Calgary Stampede temporarily lays off 80 per cent of workforce

'Saddened' - Calgary Stampede temporarily lays off 80 per cent of workforce

CALGARY — The future of the 2020 'Greatest Show on Earth' is up in the air after the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede temporarily laid off 80 per cent of its staff Tuesday as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As pandemic turns politics inside out, questions swirl around Democratic race

As pandemic turns politics inside out, questions swirl around Democratic race

WASHINGTON — Movie theatres are shuttered, schools and universities unnervingly quiet, businesses and borders are turning people away and North America is bracing for the worst as the urgency surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak escalates, almost by the
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 17, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 17, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:30 p.m.

Onion Lake Cree Nation boards up suspected meth houses, runs out gang members

Wisps of snow swirl across the narrow highway that gently rises and falls over rolling hills as you drive into Treaty 6 Territory north of Lloydminster, Sask.