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 2020-03-29 13:46 

CBC

Man, 18, in hospital after targeted shooting in Kitchener...

Police say an 18-year-old man is in hospital following a shooting in Kitchener near Homer Watson Park....

 2020-03-29 13:45 

The Globe and Mail

U.S.-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this month...

At least $1.1 million of equipment was transferred to the Iraqis as 300 coalition personnel departed...

 2020-03-29 13:42 

National Post

Top public health officer says Canada at critical juncture in COVID-19 battle...

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says the country has reached a critical juncture in its life and death struggle with COVID-19. Dr. Theresa Tam stressed during her daily update yesterday that we are "definitely not out of the wo...

 2020-03-29 13:40 

Montreal Gazette

Coronavirus live updates: Montreal to announce new measures...
 2020-03-29 13:37 

Global News

Coalition forces withdraw from 3rd Iraq military base...
 2020-03-29 13:37 

Global News

Premier, N.S. chief medical officer to provide update on COVID-19...
 2020-03-29 13:34 

CTV News

Mafia could be big winner in coronavirus-ravaged Italy...

As Italy mourns thousands of coronavirus dead, and survivors brace for life in an economic wasteland, one rung of society looks to win big: organized crime....

 2020-03-29 13:34 

Montreal Gazette

Earthquake rattles Montreal region on Sunday morning...
 2020-03-29 13:33 

The Globe and Mail

Meet Eric Yuan, the man who made your Zoom meetings possible...

Many are tapping Zoom to hold virtual playdates for their kids and virtual happy hours with friends and family banned from gathering in public places amid the coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-03-29 13:33 

Global News

Tokyo Olympics could be held in summer 2021, signs suggest...
 2020-03-29 13:32 

National Post

Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 2,640...

DUBAI — Iran's coronavirus death toll has risen to 2,640, a health ministry official said on Sunday, as the Middle East's worst-hit country grapples with the fast-spreading outbreak. "In the past 24 hours we had 123 deaths and 2,901 peop...

 2020-03-29 13:31 

Toronto Star

U.S.-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this month...
 2020-03-29 13:28 

The Globe and Mail

Canada's sports organizations eager to unite country when pandemic passes...

Hockey, like all elite sports, is on hold as officials do their bit to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus...

 2020-03-29 13:28 

National Post

Polish presidential challenger urges vote boycott amid virus fears...

WARSAW — The main Polish opposition candidate running for president called on Sunday for people to boycott the May election due to the coronavirus, adding to doubts about whether it will go ahead as planned. The ruling nationalist Law and Justice (P...

 2020-03-29 13:25 

Toronto Star

Second employee at Oshawa Real Canadian Superstore tests positive for coronavirus...

Days after the death of an employee from COVID-19, a Real Canadian Superstore location has confirmed that another employee tested positive for the vir......

 2020-03-29 13:24 

CTV News

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics...

Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021....

 2020-03-29 13:24 

CTV News

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates in 2021 for games...

Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021....

 2020-03-29 13:21 

National Post

Actor Michael Sheen urges UK to use hotels as refuges during COVID-19 lockdown...

By Emma Batha LONDON, March 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Hollywood actor and activist Michael Sheen urged the British government to turn empty hotels into refuges for people fleeing violence at home during the coronavirus lockdown as he warned there wo...

 2020-03-29 13:19 

National Post

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,228 people...

LONDON — The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose to 1,228, according to figures released on Sunday, an increase of 209. The figures are accurate up to 1700 local time on Mar. 28. The previ...

 2020-03-29 13:19 

CTV News

Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease...

Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they're far from the only ones vulnerable....

 2020-03-29 13:16 

National Post

Yemen's Houthis claim rocket, drone attacks on Saudi's Riyadh, Jazan and Asir...

DUBAI — A military spokesman for Yemen's Houthis on Sunday said the group's forces had launched rockets and drones at "sensitive" sites in the Saudi capital Riyadh and at economic and military sites in Jazan and Asir, near the Yemeni...

 2020-03-29 13:16 

National Post

Cricket-England players set for pay cuts due to coronavirus crisis report...

England's cricket players must "realize the bigger picture" and will be expected to take a pay cut as the country's cricket governing body (ECB) tries to deal with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, The Times reported on Sun...

 2020-03-29 13:15 

The Globe and Mail

Narendra Modi apologizes to Indians for 21-day lockdown hardships...

Indian health officials have confirmed 867 cases of the coronavirus, including 25 deaths...

 2020-03-29 13:11 

National Post

Coronavirus crisis puts EU credibility on the line, says France...

PARIS — How the European Union responds to the coronavirus outbreak will determine its future credibility, a French minister said on Sunday, after the bloc failed to agree last week on measures to cushion the economic blow. The EU is struggling for ...

 2020-03-29 13:08 

The Globe and Mail

Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease...

As cases skyrocket in the U.S. and Europe, it's becoming more clear that how healthy you were before the pandemic began plays a key role in how you fare regardless of how old you are...

 2020-03-29 13:08 

Global News

Trudeau to offer update on Canada's response to coronavirus pandemic...
 2020-03-29 13:07 

National Post

Zero-carbon water pumps turn Pakistan's barren mountains green...

By Syed Muhammad Abubakar GOJAL VALLEY, Pakistan, March 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) S hovel in hand, Naila Shah regularly walks two miles from her home to a newly planted apple orchard, high in the mountains of Khyber village in northern Pakistan. Onl...

 2020-03-29 13:07 

CTV News

Iran defends its virus response, citing economic concerns...

Iran's president has lashed out at criticism of the country's lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes measures to contain the pandemic....

 2020-03-29 13:07 

CTV News

Iran defends virus response as Syria reports first death...

Iran's president has lashed out at criticism of the country's lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes measures to contain the pandemic....

 2020-03-29 13:06 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Landlord challenges tenants to lip-sync contest aimed at closing the distance during COVID-19...

As tenants hole up in their apartments during the pandemic, landlord Ron Lovett wants to "create some hope at a time of worry." He's creating a contest that's a fun challenge for his tenants....

 2020-03-29 13:02 

National Post

Soccer-Former Turkey keeper Rustu Recber in hospital with coronavirus...

ANKARA — Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a "critical period," his wife said late on Saturday. "We have taken my husband Rustu to hospital wit...

 2020-03-29 13:00 

Montreal Gazette

Fitness: Become a runner in eight weeks...
 2020-03-29 13:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Tears and fears: Life behind the wheel for New Brunswick's truckers...

Life on the road as a long-haul trucker is not what it used to be, as COVID-19 precautions place more and more restrictions on the facilities truckers rely on....

 2020-03-29 13:00 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay Olympic hopeful back to training after cancellation of Tokyo Games...

Skateboarding was set to make its debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this summer, and Thunder Bay's Adam Hopkins, who is the top male park-skateboarder in Canada, had hopes to be there. But, the Games have been postponed a year due to the COVID-19 pande...

 2020-03-29 13:00 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton-area dentists offer free virtual consultations during COVID-19 pandemic...

A group of Edmonton dentists are launching a webstire aimed to provide people with access to dental care during the COVID-19 outbreak. The dentists are volunteering their time, and waiving a fee of $69 dollars for the initial consultation....

 2020-03-29 12:58 

The Globe and Mail

Iran defends its coronavirus response, citing economic concerns...

Hassan Rouhani said authorities had to consider the effect of mass quarantine efforts on Iran's beleaguered economy, which is under heavy U.S. sanctions...

 2020-03-29 12:58 

CP24

'Come on people:' Tory says residents have torn down tape at shuttered parks facilities, knocked over signs...

Mayor John Tory is pleading with residents to respect the closure of playgrounds, sports courts and other facilities within city parks amid reports that some people have torn down signage and ripped off tape that was put up to keep people away amid the gl...

 2020-03-29 12:53 

National Post

Stay at home, Russia's Orthodox Church head tells worshippers...

MOSCOW — The head of Russia's Orthodox Church exhorted believers on Sunday to pray from their homes in the latest call from religious leaders around the world to avoid gatherings that could help the coronavirus' spread. Russia has been relat...

 2020-03-29 12:53 

The Globe and Mail

New York Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus...

Dolan is the first U.S. major pro sports owner known to have tested positive for the virus...

 2020-03-29 12:51 

CTV News

Zoom CEO: 'Companies will learn this is the way to work'...

The COVID-19 crisis has cast a spotlight on the video-conferencing platform Zoom....

 2020-03-29 12:48 

The Globe and Mail

North Korea test fires missiles amid worries about coronavirus outbreak...

The South Korean military described the launches as 'very inappropriate' at a time when the world is battling the coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-03-29 12:48 

Global News

India's Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown...
 2020-03-29 12:46 

Toronto Star

Bereaved Canadians struggle and adapt and grieve under COVID-19 measures...

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the grieving process for many across Canada, keeping them apart from family and friends when they need them mos......

 2020-03-29 12:43 

The Globe and Mail

Sophie Grgoire Trudeau given all clear from health officials after contracting coronavirus...

She said in a statement on social media Saturday that she is feeling so much better...

 2020-03-29 12:43 

CTV News

Longtime soap opera actor John Callahan dies at 66...

Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on 'All My Children' and also starring on other soaps, has died. He was 66....

 2020-03-29 12:39 

Toronto Star

Ontario's public health units are reporting 1,439 cases of COVID-19, higher than provincial number...

The count of cases, including 21 deaths, reported by the public health units is significantly higher than the central total reported by the province e......

 2020-03-29 12:35 

CTV News

Canada's sports organizations eager to unite country when pandemic passes...

Canadian sports leaders say their organizations will be ready to help unite the country once play resumes....

 2020-03-29 12:33 

National Post

#NoDefault: Ukraine leader's party faces crunch vote for IMF loans...

KIEV — President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is the first Ukrainian leader in history to command a single party majority in parliament but its strength will be tested next week as he urges lawmakers to pass reform bills needed to unlock a $8 billion aid pac...

 2020-03-29 12:33 

CBC

Canadian sports organizations eager to help unite country once pandemic passes...

Although Tom Renney doesn't know when professional or amateur sports will return, he says that, like his time with the Rangers, they will play a critical role in healing the country when the COVID-19 pandemic ends....

 2020-03-29 12:33 

Global News

Sports organizations eager to unite Canada after coronavirus pandemic...

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