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NEW | Container ship burning off B.C. coast

A container ship is burning in the waters south of Victoria on Saturday, hours after the vessel dropped 40 shipping containers into the ocean west of Vancouver Island.

The coast guard was notified of the fire aboard the Zim Kingston around 11 a.m. Saturday. (CTV News)

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New benefit for workers only intended for those in 'complete' lockdowns: Qualtrough

The federal government intends for the newly proposed lockdown benefit to apply only to individuals whose work is interrupted by a complete COVID-19 lockdown in their region. Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Minister Carla Qualtrough said the details of the new Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit are still being ironed out, and will depend too on the public health restrictions imposed by provinces and territories.