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 2020-03-30 16:53 

The Globe and Mail

Plans for transatlantic balloon flight from New Brunswick up in the air due to COVID-19 pandemic...

A British couple had planned to fly from Sussex, N.B., to France some time between mid-June and early August, but now say COVID-19 concerns have disrupted the project...

 2020-03-30 16:45 

Montreal Gazette

Homeless man dies in Montreal after testing positive for COVID-19...
 2020-03-30 16:44 

CP24

Cruise ships carrying Canadians on the move toward Florida...

Two cruise ships carrying nearly 2,700 passengers and crew, including 248 Canadians are on the move after being stranded off the coast of Panama following the deaths of four passengers with flu-like symptoms....

 2020-03-30 16:43 

The Globe and Mail

Messi says Barcelona players taking 70 per cent pay cut...

Messi wrote in a social media post that the players will also make donations to other clubs...

 2020-03-30 16:41 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Case of community spread confirmed in Nova Scotia as COVID-19 total hits 127...

Nova Scotia's public health officials have confirmed the first confirmed case of COVID-19 that's been spread by transmission within the community. Public health officials have said community spread is expected, and wider testing criteria would fin...

 2020-03-30 16:39 

The Globe and Mail

Emily St. John Mandel's The Glass Hotel shines in its probing of themes guilt, loss and theft...

The Glass Hotel strongly resembles its predecessor Station Eleven (2014) in mood and approach, flitting among a group of interlinked, but geographically disparate characters...

 2020-03-30 16:38 

The Globe and Mail

Hundreds of Alberta doctors sign open letter asking government to delay health-care restructuring...

The changes, which are to take effect Wednesday, include cancelling a master agreement with the Alberta Medical Association...

 2020-03-30 16:36 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Palliser Furniture temporarily laying off workers, closing Winnipeg facility...

Palliser Furniture is temporarily laying off 72 per cent of its workforce as it closes its Winnipeg facility for two weeks and looks to do the same at its Mexican facilities in the coming weeks....

 2020-03-30 16:35 

CTV News

Via Rail lays out new COVID-19 inspection process for travellers...

Via Rail says travellers wishing to use its trains will be asked a series of questions about COVID-19 risk factors before they are allowed to board....

 2020-03-30 16:34 

CBC

'I knew this day was coming': Ex-pro golfer Casey Martin fighting to save leg...

Former PGA Tour pro Casey Martin, who won the right to use a golf cart in professional events, is now fighting to save his compromised leg....

 2020-03-30 16:34 

Toronto Star

Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced restrictions barring people with symptoms of COVID-19 from domestic flights and intercity trains over the week......

 2020-03-30 16:30 

National Post

Putin, Trump order their energy ministers to discuss oil Kremlin...

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed oil and the spread of the coronavirus in a phone call on Monday, and ordered their energy ministries to hold further talks on global oil markets, the Kremlin said. T...

 2020-03-30 16:30 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Fort Frances woman's Facebook group about self-isolation activities draws 2,000...

A Facebook group started by a woman in Fort Frances, Ont., has so far drawn more than 2,000 people from around the world to exchange ideas about entertaining children while social distancing....

 2020-03-30 16:29 

CBC

Wilfrid Laurier, University of Waterloo cancel June convocation ceremonies...

University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University will not hold their 2020 spring convocation ceremonies as planned due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-30 16:28 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Horizon won't reveal if any staff have COVID-19...

The Horizon Health Network won't reveal whether any of its staff have tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-03-30 16:28 

National Post

UK says hundreds of thousands of Britons abroad trying to get home...

LONDON — Hundreds of thousands of Britons abroad are still trying to get home, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, adding that the government was "working around the clock to help them." "An unprecedented number of UK travelers...

 2020-03-30 16:27 

National Post

UK's Prince Harry and wife Meghan bid farewell to royal roles...

LONDON — Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan posted their last message as working members of Britain's royal family on Monday before officially embarking on new careers without their "Royal Highness" styles. Harry and Meghan shocke...

 2020-03-30 16:26 

The Globe and Mail

How investors can put terrible economic data in context, what's driving the market's wild swings, and more portfolio advice...

A roundup of investment ideas for active investors...

 2020-03-30 16:26 

CP24

Large business, non-profits, charities eligible for wage subsidy, Trudeau says...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says large and small businesses, non-profits and charities will all be eligible for a 75-per-cent subsidy on wages meant to cushion the blow from the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-30 16:24 

National Post

Turkey's coronavirus deaths up to 168, with 10,827 total cases -minister...

ISTANBUL — Turkey's deaths from the new coronavirus increased by 37 to 168 on Monday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,610 to 10,827, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. Some 162 patients have recovered so far. The minister added on T...

 2020-03-30 16:23 

The Globe and Mail

Prime Minister says Canadian Forces stand ready to assist provinces...

Justin Trudeau said the military has a plan to support communities during this 'difficult period'...

 2020-03-30 16:23 

National Post

Trudeau says he's 'proud' Canadians stepping up to challenge of COVID-19...

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a measure of satisfaction from early indications that Canada's COVID-19 caseload is not on the same trajectory as that in the United States. While the impact of Canada's latest efforts to curb...

 2020-03-30 16:22 

Toronto Star

One year after his death, Nipsey Hussle's legacy endures...

As Tuesday marks the first anniversary of Hussle's death, his popularity and influence pushes forward as strong as ever....

 2020-03-30 16:22 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Doug Ford's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic draws praise from friends and foes...

Doug Ford has been turning heads since it became clear that Canada would not be spared the spread of the novel coronavirus. But many of those heads, once likely to be thrown back in dismay, are now bestowing nods of approval....

 2020-03-30 16:22 

National Post

Derek H. Burney: America's COVID-19 election...

The Democrats' primary campaign has been dwarfed by the health crisis, giving the president an almost daily spotlight...

 2020-03-30 16:22 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

54 Bay de Verde residents split $1M on Atlantic Lottery draw...

There were moments of elation amid tense times at a small-town convenience store this weekend as residents found out they'd won the lottery....

 2020-03-30 16:21 

National Post

Czech Cabinet maintaining ban on restaurants, movement for longer...

PRAGUE — The Czech government is extending measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak by keeping most shops and restaurants closed and limiting people's movements until April 11, its press office said on Monday. The bans, which had been set to en...

 2020-03-30 16:20 

National Post

Spain postpones 5G spectrum auction due to coronavirus...

MADRID — Spain will delay a planned auction of 5G spectrum due to the coronavirus outbreak, the government said on Monday. As part of a Europe-wide drive to speed up the roll out of fast Internet and broaden coverage, Spain had been due to free up s...

 2020-03-30 16:19 

Global News

Coronavirus: Manitoba seniors advocate offers tips on staying connected to long-term care residents...
 2020-03-30 16:18 

National Post

Denmark may gradually lift lockdown after Easter if coronavirus numbers stay stable -PM...

COPENHAGEN — Denmark may gradually lift a lockdown after Easter if the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths stay stable, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Monday. The Nordic country, which has reported 77 coronavirus-related deaths, last w...

 2020-03-30 16:17 

Toronto Sun

Second wave of COVID-19 could be worse than first in Canada: Research...

A second wave of COVID-19 infections in the winter could be worse than what's currently happening in Canada, research from the country's Public Health Agency suggests.The country'......

 2020-03-30 16:17 

Global News

P.E.I. health officials to provide COVID-19 update...
 2020-03-30 16:15 

National Post

Two months supply: Global shortage of condoms as COVID-19 pandemic hits world's biggest producer...

The company was given permission to restart production on Friday, but with only 50 per cent of its workforce, under a special exemption for critical industries...

 2020-03-30 16:14 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Accommodations being offered up for Windsor COVID-19 hospital workers...

Windsor Regional Hospital workers who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic will now have a place to stay away from their families if they need it....

 2020-03-30 16:13 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

WestJet flight to Brandon carried person who later tested positive for COVID-19...

The Manitoba government has confirmed that a WestJet passenger who flew from Calgary to Brandon on March 15 has tested positive for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19....

 2020-03-30 16:13 

National Post

Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 812, number of new cases falls sharply...

ROME — The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy climbed by 812 to 11,591, the Civil Protection Agency said on Monday, reversing two days of declines in the daily rate. However, the number of new cases rose by just 4,050, the lowest am...

 2020-03-30 16:12 

National Post

Canada's Inter Pipeline cuts dividend, halts sale of European unit due to coronavirus impact...

Canada's Inter Pipeline Ltd on Monday cut its monthly dividend by 72% and halted the planned sale of its European bulk liquid storage business, the latest hit to the energy patch caused by plummeting oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic. The divide...

 2020-03-30 16:10 

National Post

Norway to admit non-resident Europeans working in oil, agriculture, easing some coronavirus curbs...

OSLO — Norway will allow entry to certain European citizens for work in sectors critically short of labor including agriculture and the oil industry despite its lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the government said on Monday. The measure, ...

 2020-03-30 16:09 

Global News

New Brunswick to provide update on coronavirus response Monday...
 2020-03-30 16:08 

National Post

Dallas C McGee-Stafford stepping away for law school...

Imani McGee-Stafford is stepping away from the court to prepare for the courtroom. The 6-foot-7 Dallas Wings center will miss the next two WNBA seasons as she pursues a law degree at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. "While I am saddened to step...

 2020-03-30 16:07 

Global News

3 face attempted murder charges following months-long Kingston shooting investigation...
 2020-03-30 16:06 

Global News

Astrophysicist gets magnets stuck up nose while inventing coronavirus device...
 2020-03-30 16:06 

The Globe and Mail

Two cruise ships carrying 248 Canadians on the move after several people test positive for COVID-19...

Holland America's MS Zaandam and MS Rotterdam have passed through the Panama Canal and are sailing toward Florida...

 2020-03-30 16:05 

CBC

[ North News ]

Feds provide $2.6M for people to go out on the land in N.W.T....

The federal government is providing $2.6 million to N.W.T. First Nations in order to help get their residents out on the land during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-30 16:05 

Toronto Star

Large business, non-profits, charities eligible for wage subsidy, Trudeau says...

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says large and small businesses, non-profits and charities will all be eligible for a 75-per-cent subsidy on wa......

 2020-03-30 16:04 

National Post

John Prine reported in critical condition with coronavirus symptoms...

Prine's wife and manager, Fiona, had previously been reported to be diagnosed with coronavirus...

 2020-03-30 16:04 

National Post

Russia weighs nationwide coronavirus lockdown as toll rises...

MOSCOW — Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin asked regional governors on Monday to consider introducing a partial lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus. He made his plea after Russia recorded its biggest one-day rise in coronavirus cas...

 2020-03-30 16:03 

Montreal Gazette

Thinking about removing your winter tires? Not so fast...
 2020-03-30 16:02 

Montreal Gazette

Seven police officers in Eastern Townships test positive for COVID-19...
 2020-03-30 16:02 

Toronto Star

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

Any business that has seen a drop of 30 per cent or more in revenue because of the fallout of COVID-19 will be eligible for federal wage subsidies of ......

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