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 2020-04-06 15:42 

CBC

Russia to stop giving national team spots to track athletes with doping history...

The Russian track federation said Sunday it won't select athletes to its national team who were given bans since November 2015 for a range of doping and doping-related offences, or who work with a coach who was banned since that date....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

31 new cases of COVID-19 found in Nova Scotia, testing moves to 24/7...

The testing lab that handles all of Nova Scotia's COVID-19 results moved to round-the-clock operations Monday, on the same day the province identified 31 new cases of the virus....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

Toronto Sun

COVID-19: Monday, April 6 2020...

WATCH ABOVE for the latest update on COVID-19 in Toronto, and across the world.What do you think?Tweet and Facebook us!And don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Quebec police hand out hundreds of tickets for not respecting physical distancing...

Quebec police were busy over the weekend — enforcing the rules laid out to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

Toronto Star

Choice REIT offers rent deferrals for businesses on case-by-case basis...

TORONTO - The landlord for Loblaw Companies Ltd. and others says it is offering rent deferrals because of the COVID-19 pandemic on a case-by-case basi......

 2020-04-06 15:39 

CP24

Changes to emergency-relief program coming to expand eligibility, Trudeau says...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says 240,000 people successfully applied for emergency relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the first few hours after the federal government opened the process this morning....

 2020-04-06 15:38 

Global News

185 people in Waterloo Region have tested positive for coronavirus...
 2020-04-06 15:38 

The Globe and Mail

Coronavirus pandemic prompts increase in calls for permanent ferry linking Campobello Island to Canadian mainland...

The island has a seasonal ferry link with neighbouring Deer Island in the summer months, but New Brunswick Green Leader David Coon says a year-round ferry is a long overdue necessity...

 2020-04-06 15:37 

Toronto Star

Changes to emergency-relief program coming to expand eligibility, Trudeau says...

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says 240,000 people successfully applied for emergency relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the first few hours......

 2020-04-06 15:36 

CBC

Swedes' trust in government put to test as coronavirus deaths spike...

Sweden's days as an European outlier in the fight against coronavirus may be ending. As deaths rise, many are questioning measures that appear relaxed compared with the rest of the world....

 2020-04-06 15:36 

CBC

Swedes' trust in government put to test as coronavirus deaths spike...

Sweden's days as a European outlier in the fight against coronavirus may be ending. As deaths rise, many are questioning measures that appear relaxed compared with the rest of the world....

 2020-04-06 15:35 

National Post

Sweden's central bank to offer loans directly to companies...

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's central bank will extend its loan program to individual companies, it said on Monday, in a bid to reach businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The Riksbank announced a loan scheme of 500 billion Swedish crowns ($49...

 2020-04-06 15:35 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Monday, April 6...

Rural Albertans are frustrated with poor internet connections, and animals are taking over the streets in Banff, but there's some good news. Applications open today for the federal emergency income supports for Canadians....

 2020-04-06 15:35 

Global News

Texas teen facing terror charges after threatening to spread coronavirus...
 2020-04-06 15:33 

National Post

Singapore reports 66 new coronavirus cases, total 1,375...

SINGAPORE — Singapore's health ministry on Monday confirmed 66 more coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the city-state to 1,375. Only one was an imported case while the others were locally transmitted. Of the new cases, 35 w...

 2020-04-06 15:33 

Global News

Coronavirus: Man fined $750 for playing basketball in Kitchener park...
 2020-04-06 15:33 

National Post

A triathlete was doing well in a virtual race — until her 'idiot' husband unplugged her bike...

"He decided to bring my trophies in here as motivation and when he walked around the back he kicked out the plug," she said with a laugh on her Instagram story...

 2020-04-06 15:32 

CTV News

Business outlook soft even before shock of COVID-19, Bank of Canada says...

The Bank of Canada says workers were feeling upbeat about job prospects, while employers felt otherwise in the weeks before COVID-19 delivered a shock to the Canadian economy....

 2020-04-06 15:31 

National Post

Report: NHL considering August return without fans...

Uncertainty remains a major hurdle, but the NHL is plotting a late summer return with playoff games in empty venues to counteract the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic. A board of governors call to dissect options for resuming the season is s...

 2020-04-06 15:31 

Toronto Sun

COVIDIOTS-19: Hypocrite soccer star in hooker orgy...

Manchester City soccer star Kyle Walker was apparently looking to score.The day after engaging in an orgy with two prostitutes and a pal, the virtue-signalling striker took to social media to issue......

 2020-04-06 15:31 

Toronto Star

Ignoring expert opinion, Trump again promotes use of hydroxychloroquine...

When a reporter at Sunday's briefing asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to weigh in on the subject, the U.S. president stopped him from answering....

 2020-04-06 15:31 

CP24

Business outlook soft even before shock of COVID-19, Bank of Canada says...

The Bank of Canada says workers were feeling upbeat about job prospects, while employers felt otherwise in the weeks before COVID-19 delivered a shock to the Canadian economy....

 2020-04-06 15:27 

Toronto Sun

SUN NEWS TODAY: Everything you need to know...

NEED NEWS?TUNE INTO SUN NEWS.FOR ALL YOUR COVID-19 NEWS UPDATES.WATCH US 24-7.SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YouTube Channel....

 2020-04-06 15:25 

Toronto Star

Winnipeg Free Press begins two weeks of pay reductions for union, management...

WINNIPEG - Unionized workers of the Winnipeg Free Press have accepted a temporary' wage cut requested by the newspaper's publisher, who said last week......

 2020-04-06 15:24 

Global News

2 more coronavirus cases confirmed in employee, resident in Shelburne, Ont., nursing home...
 2020-04-06 15:23 

Global News

Winnipeg police to give details on homicide/child abuse arrest in Concordia...
 2020-04-06 15:21 

National Post

COVID-19 live: Trudeau says 240k have successfully applied for new emergency benefits...

The new cases represent a 7.7 per cent increase in the past 24 hours, but the number of resolved cases jumped by more than 37 per cent...

 2020-04-06 15:21 

Global News

Monday update on COVID-19 situation in Manitoba from Premier, health officials...
 2020-04-06 15:20 

National Post

The Open Championship canceled due to coronavirus...

Golf's oldest major tournament, The Open Championship, will not be played in 2020. However, in a joint statement representing several golf governing bodies, the PGA Tour did announce the plan to resume tournament play in June along with the rescheduli...

 2020-04-06 15:20 

Global News

Ezra Miller under fire after video appears to show actor choking fan...
 2020-04-06 15:19 

Montreal Gazette

MUHC researchers to broaden hydroxychloroquine trial to all eligible candidates...
 2020-04-06 15:17 

National Post

Norway considers attending OPEC meeting on April 9 -oil ministry...

OSLO — Norway has been invited to and is considering attending the OPEC meeting on April 9 as an observer, and would reduce output provided there is broad support to do so, the country's oil ministry said on Monday. The ministry reiterated in an...

 2020-04-06 15:17 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

The Royal offering mental health care from a distance...

The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre is launching a virtual mental health clinic Monday to help people struggling in this time of intense stress and anxiety, and to take some of the burden off hospitals....

 2020-04-06 15:16 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Wallaceburg pedestrian dies following pickup truck collision...

A 30-year-old Wallaceburg man has died after being hit by a pickup truck....

 2020-04-06 15:15 

CTV News

British Open cancelled until 2021 as golf schedule reworked...

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, with the R&A choosing to play golf's oldest championship next year at Royal St. George's and move the 150th Open at St. Andrews to 2022....

 2020-04-06 15:15 

Montreal Gazette

Lise Ravary: Separating fact from 'fake news' on COVID-19...
 2020-04-06 15:15 

CBC

Region of Waterloo yard waste to be picked up starting April 13...

Region of Waterloo Waste Management says people can put their outdoor spring cleaning to the curb starting next week after delaying pickup in March....

 2020-04-06 15:15 

CTV News

British Open cancelled, Masters to November in major golf rescheduling...

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, golf officials announced Monday as they tried to reconfigure a major championship schedule that would end with the Masters being played two weeks before Thanksgiving....

 2020-04-06 15:14 

Montreal Gazette

Man killed in Hudson during break-in had history of mental illness...
 2020-04-06 15:12 

National Post

Rugby-French chief proposes Club World Cup to replace European Champions Cup...

PARIS — French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte has proposed a radical new Club World Cup tournament to replace the existing European Champions Cup in a bid to increase club revenues that have taken a hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. L...

 2020-04-06 15:10 

National Post

U.S. Supreme Court turns away religious clash over Washington transit ads...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a religious rights dispute brought by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington against the Washington area transit authority over its policy barring advertisements in its stations an...

 2020-04-06 15:09 

National Post

German chancellor Merkel says EU faces its biggest test with coronavirus...

BERLIN — The coronavirus pandemic is the European Union's biggest test, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, adding that it was important that the bloc emerges strong from the economic crisis unleashed by the coronavirus. "In my view, Eu...

 2020-04-06 15:08 

Global News

Coronavirus: Norwood Fair cancelled for Thanksgiving weekend, returning in 2021...
 2020-04-06 15:06 

National Post

White House considering U.S. Treasury coronavirus bond -Kudlow...

WASHINGTON — White House advisers have been discussing the possibility of a coronavirus-related U.S. Treasury bond, President Donald Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday. Kudlow said this was a time to sell bonds to raise cash fo...

 2020-04-06 15:04 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay Fire crews call in rescue aircraft after emergency flares spotted past breakwall...

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, along with Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Canadian Coast Guard, responded to reports of two rescue flares that were seen beyond the break wall last night....

 2020-04-06 15:03 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Second day of searching by RNC, Rovers near Goulds...

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the Rovers Ground Search and Rescue are combing areas near the Goulds related to an investigation, but will not give any more details. That area is near the site of a fatal stabbing that happened last week....

 2020-04-06 15:02 

National Post

Cook this: Braised celery for Easter from Jubilee...

Toni Tipton-Martin created this braised celery dish on an Easter Sunday, 'with memories of a dish served at Mary Mac's Tea Room in Atlanta still on my lips and recipes published in 1912 by S. Thomas Bivins on my mind'...

 2020-04-06 15:02 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

QEH Foundation commits to 2 mobile dialysis machines for COVID-19 ICU...

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation has purchased two mobile dialysis machines for the Charlottetown hospital, and will figure out where the money will come from later....

 2020-04-06 15:01 

CBC

COVID-19 emergency benefit website opens, government takes heat about who's left out...

The application system to process claims for emergency income support benefits opened this morning, apparently without a hitch. But the federal government is facing some criticism for designing a program that disqualifies some people, including students o...

 2020-04-06 15:00 

National Post

Slovak court sentences journalist's killer to 23 years in prison...

BRATISLAVA — A Slovak court on Monday sentenced former soldier Miroslav Marcek to 23 years in prison for shooting and killing investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiance Martina Kusnirova in February 2018. Marcek, 37, who was not present at t...

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