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 2020-04-05 16:30 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton community league project keeps residents connected during pandemic...

A group of volunteers from the Queen Alexandra neighborhood are spearheading a community league project to help residents during the pandemic. The Queen Alexandra COVID-19 Response is dedicated to connecting residents and helping those who need it with ev...

 2020-04-05 16:29 

National Post

The most Canadian self-isolation: Making maple syrup...

I stayed alone with my axe and my thoughts. But I never felt alone. All around me, the forest slowly stirred to life...

 2020-04-05 16:26 

National Post

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancee has COVID-19 symptoms...

Britain's Prime Minister was diagnosed with COVID-19 last week...

 2020-04-05 16:22 

CTV News

Students to get help from government, Trudeau says as slow summer job market looms...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he expects the government to announce aid for post-secondary students who do not qualify for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit in the next few days....

 2020-04-05 16:21 

CTV News

'I cried on the truck': Fatigued New York workers forge ahead...

A fatigued army of workers have suddenly been thrust onto the front lines of the outbreak in New York, where the staggering death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 4,000....

 2020-04-05 16:21 

National Post

Canada coronavirus deaths jump 20%, Ottawa offers reservists full-time jobs...

OTTAWA — The number of people killed by the coronavirus in Canada has jumped by just over 20% to 258 in a day, officials said on Sunday, while Ottawa offered full-time jobs to reservists in the armed forces. By 11:05 eastern time (1505 GMT), the tot...

 2020-04-05 16:20 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I.'s COVID-19 cases: Ages, genders and counties they live in...

Sixteen of P.E.I.'s 22 confirmed cases COVID-19 reside in Queen's County, according to government data released Friday....

 2020-04-05 16:16 

National Post

Quebec Walmart worker struck by driver allegedly angered by COVID-19 measures...

SHERBROOKE, Que. — A Walmart security guard from southern Quebec was fighting for his life on Sunday morning after being struck and dragged by a driver who was allegedly enraged by social distancing policies aimed to curb the spread of COVID-19, loc...

 2020-04-05 16:15 

National Post

Illinois G Griffin to transfer to Syracuse...

Illinois sophomore guard Alan Griffin has committed to transfer to Syracuse. The 6-foot-5 native of Ossining, N.Y., will have two years of eligibility with the Orange. "The main reason was that their plan matched mine," Griffin wrote in the text m...

 2020-04-05 16:14 

Montreal Gazette

Walmart security guard rammed by customer angered by COVID-19 rules...
 2020-04-05 16:13 

The Globe and Mail

Trudeau unveils details for emergency payment for Canadians...

Applications for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit will be accepted starting tomorrow, offering Canadians who have lost their jobs because of the crisis $2,000 a month...

 2020-04-05 16:10 

CTV News

Ex-NFL kicker Tom Dempsey dies at 73 after contracting COVID-19...

Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey died late Saturday at the age of 73 while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus, his daughter said....

 2020-04-05 16:09 

National Post

UK's Hancock says tighter coronavirus rules 'not imminent'...

LONDON — Tighter rules further restricting Britons' ability to leave their homes during the coronavirus pandemic are not likely soon, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, after earlier in the day warning that a ban on outdoor exercise wa...

 2020-04-05 16:09 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Fredericton call centre confirms case among its employees...

An employee at the CIBC call centre at King's Place in Fredericton has tested positive for COVID-19, the company confirmed Sunday....

 2020-04-05 16:09 

National Post

Britain must not ease coronavirus restrictions too soon Deputy CMO...

LONDON — Britain should not start to lift restrictions on social contact until it is clear that coronavirus transmission is in retreat, otherwise a second wave could occur, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jenny Harries said on Sunday. ...

 2020-04-05 16:08 

CBC

[ Hamilton ]

Wentworth Lodge has a COVID-19 outbreak, and 7 Cardinal residents are moved to hospital...

Wentworth Lodge has become the third Hamilton long-term care home to have an outbreak of COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 16:06 

Toronto Sun

WARMINGTON: Toronto blues guitarist Paul James offering up Bob Dylan tribute concert on YouTube...

Paul James and Bob Dylan struck a chord while the legendary Toronto bluesman was actually changing chords.It was 1986 when the Juno Award-winning James jumped off the stage with his wireless guitar......

 2020-04-05 16:04 

National Post

U.S. banking group warns of 'massive' delays, tech issues with small-business rescue program...

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of U.S. lenders are struggling to access the technology system for distributing $349 billion of government rescue loans, while the pot of money is insufficient and will soon be expended, a top banking group warned over the week...

 2020-04-05 16:03 

National Post

India curbs diagnostic testing kit exports as virus spreads...

NEW DELHI/DHAKA — India is restricting the export of most diagnostic testing kits, as coronavirus cases in the South Asian nation topped 3,350 on Sunday despite a three-week nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the respiratory disease. India, w...

 2020-04-05 16:02 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Sunday, April 5...

The majority of the deaths in Alberta have been in continuing care homes and there are currently nine outbreaks in seniors' homes across the province....

 2020-04-05 16:01 

Global News

Halifax social distancing rules are two people or more allowed in a car?...
 2020-04-05 16:01 

The Globe and Mail

How this ER doctor is coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and separation from family...

While the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, many frontline health-care workers are forced to isolate as they care for patients infected with the virus. See how Dr. Kanna Vela is coping with being away from her family as she treats patients in Ajax and Scarboroug...

 2020-04-05 16:01 

National Post

Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmed...

ATHENS — Greece has quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Sunday. The Afghan man lives with his family at the Malakasa camp, just north o...

 2020-04-05 16:00 

Toronto Sun

SIN BIN: Vegas goalie calls COVID-19 shy Swedish government 'f—— idiots'...

KNIGHTS BACKSTOP BASHES HOMELANDVegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner is giving his native country of Sweden a big meatball for their response to the deadly coronavirus.The Scandinavian socialis......

 2020-04-05 16:00 

National Post

Olive branches handed out on Palm Sunday in near-deserted Jerusalem...

JERUSALEM — Franciscan friars wearing surgical masks and gloves made house calls in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, delivering olive branches to Christians who are self-isolating as a precaution against the coronavirus. One of the friars used a loud-haile...

 2020-04-05 16:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

RV park residents in Surrey win tenancy battle...

The B.C. Residential Tenancy Branch ruled in favour of Greg and Karona Doubroff, long-term residents at the Peace Arch RV Park in Surrey....

 2020-04-05 16:00 

CBC

[ North News ]

Your North: Best reader photos for the week of March 30...

April is here, and springtime weather means springtime photos! Take a look at our favourites in our gallery of your best submitted shots of the week....

 2020-04-05 15:57 

National Post

Libyan revolution premier Jibril dies from coronavirus...

CAIRO — Mahmoud Jibril, who abandoned Muammar Gaddafi to become Libya's rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, died on Sunday after contracting the novel coronavirus, an aide and his party said. Jibril was interim leader until the coun...

 2020-04-05 15:54 

National Post

Ecuador stores coronavirus victims in giant fridges as morgues fill up...

GUAYAQUIL — Ecuador's government has begun storing the bodies of victims of the coronavirus in giant refrigerated containers as hundreds of deaths in the city of Guayaquil, the center of the country's outbreak, have already filled morgues an...

 2020-04-05 15:53 

The Globe and Mail

Alberta to defer timber dues to help forestry industry retain staff through coronavirus pandemic...

The government says the sector has been experiencing low markets for lumber, oriented strand board and pulp due to the pandemic...

 2020-04-05 15:50 

CBC

U.S. allies complain of 'Wild West' tactics in race for medical supplies...

From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies....

 2020-04-05 15:44 

CP24

COVID-19 death toll at Bobcaygeon, Ont. seniors' residence climbs to 23...

Another resident of a Bobcaygeon, Ont. seniors' residence has died as a result of COVID-19 as the death toll for the facility climbs to 23....

 2020-04-05 15:43 

National Post

Fed's Bullard says another coronavirus economic relief bill may not be needed...

WASHINGTON — A top official at the U.S. Federal Reserve said on Sunday the $2.3 trillion economic relief bill approved by Congress was appropriately sized and that a further relief effort may not be needed if support efforts are well executed. "...

 2020-04-05 15:43 

The Globe and Mail

Coronavirus response offers chance to shift direction of Canadian economy: experts...

Many are asking how the economy can be restored without greenhouse gases tagging along...

 2020-04-05 15:42 

Global News

Province provides funding to Winnipeg homeless shelters for COVID-19 prevention...
 2020-04-05 15:38 

National Post

Former Oilers coach Biles dies...

Former Oilers head coach Ed Biles has died at 88, the Houston Chronicle reported on Sunday. Per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Biles had been battling leukemia for some time prior to his death. Biles served as a freshman coach (1956-61) and later ...

 2020-04-05 15:38 

Global News

The West Block — Episode 31, Season 10...
 2020-04-05 15:33 

The Globe and Mail

Inmates from Kitchener, Ont. women's prison in lockdown over coronavirus infections, guards union says...

The union representing guards says at least four inmates of Grand Valley Institution in Kitchener, Ont., are infected...

 2020-04-05 15:32 

Global News

Nova Scotia to provide Sunday update on coronavirus crisis...
 2020-04-05 15:31 

National Post

New York state reports 594 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours...

New York state reported 594 deaths from the coronavirus and 8,327 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, increasing the numbers to 4,159 dead and 122,000 cases since the outbreak began, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday. But he said there w...

 2020-04-05 15:30 

National Post

Scotland's chief medical officer sorry about breaking own coronavirus rules...

LONDON — Police issued a warning to Scotland's Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood on Sunday after she broke her own advice on social distancing to slow coronavirus spread when she visited her second home this weekend and last. Photograph...

 2020-04-05 15:30 

National Post

Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace bulk of COVID-19 cases to funeral home...

Contact tracing by public health officials had linked 143 known cases to the funeral home cluster as of Friday...

 2020-04-05 15:30 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

How rural Alberta teachers are educating students who don't have internet and computers...

Digital tools are only part of the remote learning picture in rural communities with slow internet and scores of students who lack access to computers or internet at all. Teachers are finding creative ways to reach these students as the COVID-19 pandemic ...

 2020-04-05 15:27 

National Post

Canada coronavirus deaths jump 20% in a day official data...

OTTAWA — The number of people killed by the coronavirus in Canada has jumped by just over 20% to 258 in a day, official data posted by the public health agency showed on Sunday. By 11:05 eastern time (1505 GMT), the total number of those diagnosed w...

 2020-04-05 15:23 

National Post

Former Saints kicker Dempsey dies after contracting COVID-19...

Former New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey has died at the age of 73 after contracting COVID-19, the NFL team said on Sunday. Dempsey, who was born without toes on his right foot, joined the Saints out of college in 1969 and in November 1970 set a recor...

 2020-04-05 15:22 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

2 hospital workers in N.S. test positive for COVID-19...

As Nova Scotia wraps its second week under a state of emergency, cases of COVID-19 at two hospitals have caused an undisclosed number of health-care workers to stop working and self-isolate....

 2020-04-05 15:20 

CTV News

Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash...

The second anniversary of a devastating Saskatchewan bus crash will be a quiet one for the still-mourning families as the COVID-19 crisis holds the country in its grip....

 2020-04-05 15:18 

The Globe and Mail

Queen: History will remember your actions in coronavirus crisis...
 2020-04-05 15:17 

National Post

Kuwait backs Saudi call for talks on cutting oil output...

DUBAI — Kuwait supports Saudi Arabia's call to renew talks on cutting oil supply due later this week and hopes for a successful outcome to stabilize the oil market, Kuwait's oil minister said on Sunday. OPEC and allies led by Russia, a group...

 2020-04-05 15:17 

National Post

Fed's Bullard says another coronavirus economic relief bill may not be needed...

WASHINGTON — A top official at the U.S. Federal Reserve said on Sunday the $2.3 trillion economic relief bill approved by Congress was appropriately sized and that a further relief effort may not be needed if support efforts are well executed. "...

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