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Walkerton 20 years on: A lingering tinge of grief amid community pride

Walkerton 20 years on: A lingering tinge of grief amid community pride

TORONTO — As the May long weekend approached 20 years ago, an invisible killer began stalking the unsuspecting town of Walkerton, Ont., preparing to unleash an epidemic that would damage or destroy many lives.
Emergency wage subsidy and the long-term effect of grief; In The News for May 15

Emergency wage subsidy and the long-term effect of grief; In The News for May 15

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 May 15 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... .

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Some facts about the Walkerton water tragedy

TORONTO — Twenty years ago, contaminated water poisoned the drinking water in Walkerton, Ont. Some facts: What happened: Manure laden with e.coli O157:H7 seeped into a well supplying drinking water to town.
'Complicated' grief during pandemic has group calling for federal funding

'Complicated' grief during pandemic has group calling for federal funding

Entertaining people with his stories, jokes and musical talents on multiple instruments like the drums, saxophone and keyboards made Gord Kudlak a magnet for a large community that loved him.
Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

Ontario, Alberta expand reopenings as Quebec delays school start in Montreal

MONTREAL — Even as much of Canada took steps Thursday toward resuming normal life, with the promise of reopened national parks and provincial economies, Quebec moved in the other direction by shelving plans to have students return to class in Montrea
B.C.'s Wet'suwet'en and governments sign understanding on rights and title

B.C.'s Wet'suwet'en and governments sign understanding on rights and title

VICTORIA — A virtual ceremony, where everyone involved pointed the freshly signed document at their cameras, marked the start of a new relationship between the hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation and the federal and B.C. governments.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:19 p.m. on May 14, 2020: There are 73,401 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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): 7 p.m. British Columbia's public health officer is suggesting walking, running or biking to work during the COVID-19 pandemic rather than getting on a packed train or bus. Dr.
Mixed messages: Ottawa, Moe differ on Indigenous ceremonies during pandemic

Mixed messages: Ottawa, Moe differ on Indigenous ceremonies during pandemic

OTTAWA — Saskatchewan's premier says First Nations are receiving mixed messages after Canada's Indigenous services minister said sacred ceremonies would be allowed to continue despite restrictions put in place due to COVID-19.
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