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 2020-04-05 15:07 

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Grand Valley inmates in lockdown over COVID infections, guards union says...

Correctional staff say they are working to restrict inmate movement to try to stop the spread of the virus....

 2020-04-05 14:57 

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Canadians aboard COVID-19 stricken Coral Princess cruise ship to start coming home Sunday...

The ship arrived in Miami Saturday with 97 Canadian passengers and two Canadian crew members aboard, and Princess Cruises said disembarkation of guest......

 2020-04-05 14:45 

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Advocates warn of 'disaster' if Canada doesn't do more to protect migrant agricultural workers...

The warning comes days after 14 migrant workers at a Kelowna, B.C., nursery tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 14:22 

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In years before coronavirus outbreak, U.S. investment in public health fell...

As the U.S. economy recovered from the 2008 recession, public health funding did not....

 2020-04-05 14:00 

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Paramedics on the front lines of the pandemic: 'None of us ever imagined when we started this job that we'd be facing the reality of dying'...

Interviews with more than a dozen paramedics from the GTA and across Ontario reveal a profession prepared for the pandemic — but bracing for an onslau......

 2020-04-05 13:42 

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Raptors lineups, athletes' interests and the sky hook all part of the mailbag...
 2020-04-05 13:09 

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Jerusalem's Palm Sunday march scaled back due to coronavirus...

JERUSALEM - A small group of Franciscan monks and Roman Catholic faithful took to the streets of Jerusalem's Christian Quarter in the Old City Sunday ......

 2020-04-05 13:00 

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Satellite images provide perspective on life during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Harmful emissions from vehicles, manufacturing and other common polluters are way down. It might not save the planet, experts say, but it's a good fra......

 2020-04-05 12:56 

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South Sudan has 1st virus case, is 51st country in Africa...

JUBA, South Sudan - Officials in South Sudan say the country has its first case of COVID-19, making it the 51st of Africa's 54 countries to have the d......

 2020-04-05 12:02 

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Malaysia detains boatload of 202 presumed Rohingya refugees...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian authorities said they have arrested a boatload of 202 people believed to be minority Muslim Rohingya refugees after......

 2020-04-05 12:01 

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Amid coronavirus pandemic, Black mistrust of medicine looms...

NEW YORK - Just as the new coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, gym members in New York City frantically called the fitness centre where Rahmel......

 2020-04-05 12:00 

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What should I do when I see someone ignoring social-distancing despite COVID-19?...

Despite repeated admonitions from government officials for people to stay two metres apart and not gather in large groups, Canadians continue to flout......

 2020-04-05 11:43 

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Inmates locked down at Kitchener women's prison; Canadians aboard Coral Princess cruise ship return home today; 14,457 COVID-19 cases in Canada...

New York secured a planeload of 1,000 ventilators from China on Saturday, and Oregon was sending 140 of its own to battle the coronavirus pandemic at ......

 2020-04-05 11:00 

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COVID-19 shows what a frail thing our freedoms can be...

Restraint and limits are often liberating and necessary for survival, writes Royson James....

 2020-04-05 11:00 

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Long goodbye for Canadian crime drama 'Cardinal'...

The fourth and final season has been more than a year in the making, from shooting in North Bay to editing in Toronto. Campbell says of the CTV detect......

 2020-04-05 11:00 

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For some Canadians, this is the second half of the coronavirus battle. With family overseas, they've lived it for months...

Those with relatives in hard-hit epicentres of the virus like Iran and China say they've been worrying about the situation since January....

 2020-04-05 11:00 

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How can I help during the coronavirus pandemic?...

There are many ways you can volunteer to help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, sometimes without even leaving your home....

 2020-04-05 11:00 

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The dying 'should not be abandoned.' Palliative caregivers brace for heart-wrenching scenarios ahead of COVID surge...

Palliative-care physicians are being advised to prepare for situations they never thought possible....

 2020-04-05 10:00 

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Alberta's 'double-whammy' is a lesson for Canada...

Whether it is conventional or renewable, energy is one industry that can have a direct and immediate impact on jobs, stimulate investment and create b......

 2020-04-05 10:00 

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Andrew Cuomo's crisis management gold medal...

At a time when it is a clich to bemoan the lack of serious political leadership anywhere, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's potent combination of power, e......

 2020-04-05 10:00 

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Wearing cloth face masks is a way to help in the pandemic fight...

Public health should have framed the making and wearing of cloth face masks as a way to help. It's not too late....

 2020-04-05 10:00 

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Public services in a global pandemic? Priceless...

'Public service workers are, and will continue to be, the backbone of our response to COVID-19.'...

 2020-04-05 10:00 

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It's back to class (sort of) for Ontario's students...

It's quite possible that Education Minister Stephen Lecce is promising more than can realistically be delivered with Ontario's COVID-19 home schooling......

 2020-04-05 10:00 

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A new government priority: children's voices...

COVID-19 can do many things but it must not quiet the children's voices....

 2020-04-05 02:40 

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430,000 people have travelled from China to U.S. since coronavirus surfaced...

The bulk of the passengers, who were of multiple nationalities, arrived in January, at airports in Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York; Chicago; Seat......

 2020-04-05 02:18 

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Trump calls ousted inspector general who elevated Ukraine whistleblower complaint a 'disgrace'...

The U.S. president informed Congress late Friday night that he was firing Michael Atkinson, saying in letters to the House and Senate intelligence com......

 2020-04-05 02:03 

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Gilead to donate 1.5 million doses of experimental anti-coronavirus drug...

The company is also boosting its supply of remdesivir to more than 500,000 treatment courses by October, and to more than one million by the end the y......

 2020-04-05 00:59 

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Pakistan to challenge acquittal in 2002 killing of Daniel Pearl...

Sindh High Court overturned the death sentence of Ahmed Omar Sheikh, who is accused of kidnapping and killing the U.S. journalist. Three co-defendants......

 2020-04-05 00:36 

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Torontonians seem to be getting the 'stay at home' message as city-wide blitz begins, Mayor Tory says...

The city's 311 hotline received 1,409 complaints about irresponsible or illegal behaviour in city parks from mid- to late March. Mayor John Tory, howe......

 2020-04-05 00:26 

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Newfoundland and Labrador minister removed from provincial cabinet after being served with warrant...

Premier Dwight Ball said Sherry Gambin-Walsh's role in cabinet, as the minister responsible for Service NL, would be assumed by Finance Minister Tom O......

 2020-04-04 23:48 

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How Ontario turned the tide on a huge backlog of COVID-19 tests...

Ontario government had no formal structure to bring public, private and hospital labs together. This is how scientists came together and solved the pr......

 2020-04-04 23:45 

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Wisconsin Republicans appeal to Supreme Court on extended voting...

The GOP is asking the high court to undo a federal judge's ruling this week that declined to postpone Tuesday's election, but added six days, to April......

 2020-04-04 23:38 

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Athletes are used to being between the lines — now their skills might help on the front lines...

Susan O'Connor won an Olympic medal in curling but the coronavirus might be the challenge of her life. She's gone from the rocks to a hard place....

 2020-04-04 23:27 

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New York gets ventilators in China; Trump wants more thanks...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised the Chinese government for its help in securing the shipment of the breathing machines while the U.S. president sai......

 2020-04-04 23:22 

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Long-term-care homes welcome emergency staffing order at a critical point in the pandemic...

Ontario facilities caring for seniors might need 30,000 temporary workers over the next six months, drawn from a labour pool that could include laid-o......

 2020-04-04 22:18 

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Cartoon characters arise in our coronavirus age...

One display in Toronto is meant to lift spirits. Another, in Washington, is a show of base selfishness, writes Rosie Di Manno...

 2020-04-04 22:12 

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French Embassy condemns 'test in Africa' vaccine comments by doctors...

"We are deeply shocked by these comments that, of course, do not reflect the position of the French authorities," the embassy said in a statement....

 2020-04-04 22:07 

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Mel Watkins, 87, was the compassionate heart of the Canadian left for more than a half-century...

Watkins, the influential political economist who died this past week, was most widely known for co-authoring the nationalist Waffle Manifesto, which l......

 2020-04-04 21:54 

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CAMH confirms possible outbreak...

Toronto Public Health and CAMH are monitoring a unit for a suspect COVID-19 outbreak. The organization is being criticized by a Toronto mental health ......

 2020-04-04 21:48 

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McLaughlin wins virtual IndyCar event racing from Australia...

IndyCar's invited guests participated in the iRacing Series meant to entertain fans during the stoppage....

 2020-04-04 21:39 

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Players can bet on themselves when it comes to contracts, but it's still a gamble they can't be sure of. Just ask the Leafs' Tyson Barrie....

The Leafs defenceman might still get the long-term deal he has been seeking, but it won't come at the price he was once asking....

 2020-04-04 21:03 

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Ford blasts Trump protectionism: 'When the cards are down, you see who your friends are'...

In the wake of tighter restrictions on U.S. exports of much-needed N95 masks and other medical equipment to combat COVID-19, Ontario Premier Doug Ford......

 2020-04-04 20:18 

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New York to get 1,100 ventilators with help from China, Oregon...

New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon as it scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus ......

 2020-04-04 19:37 

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Canada will get 'millions of masks' in the next 48 hours, PM says...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has leased a warehouse in China to help collect and distribute the items, which will be shipped by two airli......

 2020-04-04 19:00 

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For India's labourers, coronavirus lockdown is an order to starve...

About 80 per cent of India's 470 million workers are in the informal sector, lacking contracts and unprotected by labour laws. Many are manual laboure......

 2020-04-04 18:06 

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Jr. Canadiens teammates Nelson and Fimis taken Nos. 1 and 2 in OHL's Priority Selection Draft...

The annual draft has taken place online since 2001. However, this year team staff were not permitted to work at their arenas, instead opting mostly fo......

 2020-04-04 17:01 

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Students zoom to Yellowknife dance academy's online offerings...

Based in the capital city of the Northwest Territories, the Bella Dance Academy is offering over 40 classes each week via videoconferencing....

 2020-04-04 17:00 

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The COVID-19 time warp: Why it feels like time has slowed during this pandemic...

There's been a lot of chatter on social media lately about how it feels like we're caught in a time warp. Time has slowed to a crawl, the days have bl......

 2020-04-04 17:00 

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"He's given us hope in a hopeless situation"...

Nurse's suggestion helps family stay in touch with relative recovering in a Mississauga hospital's intensive care unit after brain surgery...

 2020-04-04 16:53 

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A second Via Rail employee tests positive for COVID-19...

Railway says man has not been at work since April 1. He worked in the storage room of a maintenance centre in Montreal....

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