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Conservative leadership front-runner Peter MacKay self-isolating after family vacation to Mexico

Canada’s military gathering resources to help civilian authorities grapple with COVID-19

Ontario COVID-19 cases soar as testing backlog continues to come down

Justin Trudeau reveals wage subsidy for businesses that see 30 per cent or more drop in revenue

Everyone should stay home, Ontario's top doctor says, and self-isolate if you're over 70

Ford says ‘everything is on the table’ in fight to slow COVID-19

COVID-19 heats up Canada’s climate change debate

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#HaliLadyCab: Women offering drives for others wary of taking Halifax taxis

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A humble soul: Matthew Wuest, Metro sports reporter and @CapGeek  founder, dies of cancer.

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#Breaking : Jenica Atwin wins the Fredericton seat. She is the Green Party's first MP to be elected in Atlantic Canada.

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'A childhood memory people get to live over and over again': Beloved 95-year-old gopher tortoise named Gus has been charming visitors to in since 19 #Halifax2  ?

Tim Long, a Canadian-born consulting producer on The Simpsons says “there may be mention of a current scandal” that Trudeau is involved with, suggesting the episode might touch on the SNC-Lavalin controversy.

Elizabeth Eden said she ate a poppy seed bagel on the same morning that she went into labour. While she was having contractions, a doctor came into her hospital room and informed her that she’d tested positive for opiates.

How corrosive water, legacy lead plumbing, and dated testing methods have created hidden lead hot spots across Canada. Read the #TaintedH20  investigation here:  

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