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 2020-04-04 09:16 

National Post

Britain's Johnson invites opposition leaders to work with him over coronavirus emergency...

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of Britain's opposition parties to work with him during this "moment of national emergency," saying he wants to hear their views during the coronavirus pandemic. Johnson said ...

 2020-04-04 09:05 

National Post

Britain's Johnson invites opposition leaders to work with him over coronavirus emergency...

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the opposition parties to work with him to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, saying he wants to hear their views and update them on the measures taken so far. Johnson said he wo...

 2020-04-04 09:04 

The Globe and Mail

In coronavirus quarantine, use boredom as a window to wisdom...

If you have the good fortune to feel ennui instead of anxiety right now, do what the philosophers do: Seize the opportunity to look within...

 2020-04-04 09:03 

The Globe and Mail

April 4: 'Justin Trudeau may have waited too long.' Readers debate Canada's response to COVID-19 so far, plus other letters to the editor...

In today's letters to the editor: COVID-19 and MP pay; expert advice; in Italy; work from home; the arts; back to the future...

 2020-04-04 09:00 

The Globe and Mail

Condensation forms on the inside of my car windows, especially overnight. What can I do?...

Lou Trottier answers Globe Drive readers' maintenance questions...

 2020-04-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

This Nova Scotia nursing home is going viral, but in the best possible way...

Residents at a rural long-term care centre in Nova Scotia are going viral through cheeky messages they've shared on social media to keep up everyone's spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Relative of Northwood tenant calls for more safeguards during disease outbreaks...

A man in Hammonds Plains, N.S., thinks changes are needed to the Halifax campus of the Northwood facility to make it safer during situations like the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2020-04-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Why COVID-19 has personal support workers feeling uneasy during home-care visits...

Personal support workers who provide care in clients' homes worry they'll catch or spread COVID-19 if they aren't given more protective gear to wear....

 2020-04-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

N.S. man with 68,000 YouTube followers goes virtual with COVID-19 fundraising...

A man from Antigonish, N.S, who makes YouTube videos about a popular Nintendo video game series is using his platform to tackle food insecurity amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Diabetes Canada warns against stockpiling, panic-purchasing of insulin amid COVID-19 pandemic...

Despite concerns heard during the COVID-19 pandemic, Diabetes Canada says there is enough insulin to go around, but those who require it will need to fill their prescriptions in smaller batches....

 2020-04-04 09:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Stittsville plant turns attention to COVID-19 test kits...

While businesses everywhere are closing their doors and laying off workers, one manufacturer in Stittsville is looking to more than double its workforce as it ramps up production of COVID-19 test kits....

 2020-04-04 08:50 

National Post

No winning ticket for Friday night's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot...

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $70 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. However, five of the 19 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each were won by ticket holders in the Prairies and in Newfoundland and Labrador. The jac...

 2020-04-04 08:42 

National Post

Lotto Max winning numbers...

The winning numbers in Friday's Lotto Max draw for an estimated $70 million: 05, 09, 10, 25, 27, 29 & 38. Bonus 31 MAXMILLION: 01, 12, 13, 26, 40, 45 & 49 01, 14, 16, 25, 27, 31 & 38 01, 35, 36, 40, 43, 49 & 50 03, 04, 16, 20, 24, 27 & [...]...

 2020-04-04 08:31 

National Post

Lausanne watchman rings cathedral bell anew to signal hope amid pandemic...

LAUSANNE — In Lausanne, a Swiss city on the shores of lake Geneva, the coronavirus outbreak has revived a tradition of centuries past: The cathedral watchman climbs the 153 stone steps to his tower at night, puts on a black hat, lights a lantern and...

 2020-04-04 08:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Make no mistake: COVID-19 is a generation-defining disaster, and it's like nothing else...

Massive disasters often happen suddenly and shockingly, and then things gradually improve. This pandemic is nothing like that, writes John Gushue....

 2020-04-04 08:04 

National Post

UK unlikely to relax coronavirus lockdown until end of May -top epidemiologist...

LONDON — Britain will not be able to relax its stringent lockdown rules until the end of May, a leading government adviser said on Saturday, warning that first the spread of coronavirus must slow and intense testing must be introduced. Neil Ferguson...

 2020-04-04 08:03 

National Post

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick. Ottawa has put ...

 2020-04-04 08:03 

National Post

PM expected to unveil more help for most vulnerable to weather pandemic...

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today more financial support aimed at helping the most vulnerable Canadians survive the COVID-19 pandemic. The new announcement follows Friday's commitment of $100 million for organi...

 2020-04-04 08:03 

National Post

B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19...

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has temporarily modified its access to information and privacy act in response to COVID-19, lifting a requirement that personal data must be stored in Canada. The province says the pandemic requires those who work for pu...

 2020-04-04 08:02 

National Post

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada...

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on April 4, 2020: There are 12,547 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada. — Quebec: 6,101 confirmed (including 61 deaths, 306 resolved) — Ontario: 3,2...

 2020-04-04 08:01 

National Post

Philippines records 8 new coronavirus deaths, 76 more infections...

MANILA — The Philippine health ministry on Saturday reported 76 additional coronavirus infections and eight new deaths. In a bulletin, the health ministry said a total of 144 people have died in the Philippines while 3,094 were infected, the majorit...

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

Interest rates are plunging — so why aren't mortgage rates?...

Central banks have cut their interest rates to the lowest level on record, and yields in the bond market have, for the most part, never been lower either. But a funny thing is happening in Canada's mortgage market as lenders aren't passing all of ...

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

Backlash grows against Brazil's Bolsonaro even as he moderates tone on pandemic...

There are signs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may be changing his tone after downplaying the coronavirus threat and undermining directives from health officials. Experts say his sagging approval ratings are the reason....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

How will the global coronavirus pandemic end?...

Experts say there are several likely COVID-19 end scenarios that could play out, but for the time being, we're at the whim of a virus that shows no signs of slowing down....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

The pandemic numbers out of Ontario are horrifying — and we needed to hear them...

The government of Ontario Premier Doug Ford has presented some genuinely terrifying numbers about the possible scope of the COVID-19 pandemic. They're cause for alarm, certainly — and also for hope....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

COVID-19 adds extra anxiety as feds, provinces prepare for flood and wildfire season...

The federal government and provinces are updating their contingency plans to tackle the upcoming spring flood and wildfire seasons as they also try to keep COVID-19 contained....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Seniors, doctors brace for COVID-19 in rural eastern Ontario...

From Renfrew County to the Kingston, Ont., area, rural communities across the region are preparing for a rise in COVID-19 cases among the most vulnerable....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

A home away from home: RVs to house self-isolating front-line workers...

Some creative thinking, combined with the generosity of a local RV sales centre, has given front-line workers at one Ottawa care home a way to protect their own families from COVID-19....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

'In here, you're defenceless': Inmates ask for release amid virus fears...

Fear of COVID-19 is gripping communities across the country, but prisoners worried about the virus face a unique set of challenges....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday, April 4...

CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key points during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

ICU doctor preaches positivity in the face of COVID-19...

Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng is bracing for the coming wave of what he calls "the sickest of the sick" — COVID-19 patients who will need ventilators to stay alive. But Kyeremanteng said he and his colleagues on the front lines of the pandemic are...

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

[ North News ]

'Protect your elders as they've protected you': Artists' COVID-19 posters target Indigenous communities...

Indigenous comic book publisher Native Realities has created a series of propaganda-style posters amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

Seniors on COVID-19 front line: how to help them fight loneliness, deal with care homes...

From questions to ask a long-term care facility to some advice on minimizing loneliness, here are some key things to consider when thinking about the impact COVID-19 is having Canada's elderly....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

How to interpret COVID-19 disease models and projections...

Governments have released models with dire projections about how many people could die from COVID-19 to help get people onside with physical distancing measures. But experts caution models aren't a crystal ball....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

Detective work and a culture of cleanliness — has Japan found its own way to stop COVID-19?...

If Japan seems complacent about the threat of coronavirus in a world that's been crippled by it, that's partly because the number of infections here has been relatively low. But that could change, writes Saa Petricic....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

Why the Queen's rare broadcast will bring 'dignity and gravitas' to the battle against COVID-19...

A rare special message from Queen Elizabeth on Sunday is likely to be calm and stoic, offering thanks to those on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 and support for everyone working together at a time of crisis....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

'There was no normal to come back to': Former Diamond Princess cruise passengers struggle with long isolation...

The ship's 47 Canadian passengers had already been through a month of quarantine and isolation before returning home....

 2020-04-04 08:00 

CBC

Why COVID-19 testing varies so much across Canada...

If you just came back from an overseas trip with a fever and a cough, you can get a COVID-19 test in Manitoba and Nova Scotia, but not B.C. or Alberta. And some provinces are expanding who can get tests, as others narrow them. Why? And what does it mean f...

 2020-04-04 07:37 

National Post

UK could relax some coronavirus lockdown rules in weeks -top epidemiologist...

LONDON — Britain could relax some social-distancing measures in a matter of weeks if the spread of the coronavirus eases and testing steps up, a leading professor of mathematical biology at Imperial College London said on Saturday. "I'm hope...

 2020-04-04 07:24 

National Post

Australia coronavirus cases stable, cruise ships sent home...

MELBOURNE — Australia reported a sustained fall in new coronavirus infections and conducted the biggest peacetime maritime operation on Sydney Harbour on Saturday, refueling foreign cruise ships before expelling them from local waters. Confirmed cas...

 2020-04-04 06:31 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

B.C. health minister promises enforcement to make sure drivers don't abuse free hospital parking...

Health Minister Adrian Dix says B.C. will step up enforcement to make sure parking is available for health-care workers and patients now that it's been made free at hospitals across the province....

 2020-04-04 06:31 

Newsfile Corp.

FUNKO LEAD PLAINTIFF SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Investing In Funko, Inc. To Contact The Firm...

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - April 4, 2020) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Funko, Inc. ("Funko" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FNKO) of the May 11, 2020 deadline to seek the role o...

 2020-04-04 06:31 

Newsfile Corp.

Inovio Shareholder Notice: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Investing In Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Contact The Firm...

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - April 4, 2020) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) ("Inovio" or the "Company") of the May 12, 2020 deadline t...

 2020-04-04 06:31 

Newsfile Corp.

NORWEGIAN SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Investing In Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. To Contact The Firm...

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - April 4, 2020) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) ("Norwegian" or the "Company") of the May 11, 2020 d...

 2020-04-04 06:28 

Global News

Sister charged with first degree murder after body found in Minnekhada Park...
 2020-04-04 06:11 

National Post

Vietnam protests Beijing's sinking of South China Sea boat...

HANOI — Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat it said had been rammed by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel near islands in the disputed South China Sea. The Vietnamese fishing vesse...

 2020-04-04 06:02 

National Post

Airline refutes Mexican authority's account of spring break coronavirus outbreak...

MEXICO CITY — College students from Texas who tested positive for the novel coronavirus after spring break in Los Cabos traveled to the Mexican beach resort on Viva Aerobus, the airline said, and were there a week later than reported by the local to...

 2020-04-04 06:00 

Toronto Sun

April 4, 2020...

Tim Dolighan...

 2020-04-04 05:53 

National Post

China mourns thousands who died in country's coronavirus epidemic...

BEIJING/WUHAN — China on Saturday mourned the thousands of "martyrs" who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout the country and suspending all forms of entertainment. The day of mourning c...

 2020-04-04 05:52 

Newsfile Corp.

VMWARE DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In VMware, Inc. To Contact The Firm...

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - April 4, 2020) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in VMware, Inc. ("VMware" or the "Company") (NYSE: VMW) of the June 1, 2020 deadline to seek the role of...

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