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 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...
 2020-03-29 12:30 

Toronto Star

Canada's homes become school and workplace as students switch to online learning...

Working from home during coronavirus creates myriad challenges for educators and their pupils trying to continue the academic year....

 2020-03-29 12:30 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

The architect who designed a city hall that Frank Lloyd Wright hated...

Finnish architect Viljo Revell's design for Toronto's new city hall didn't work for fellow architect Frank Lloyd Wright....

 2020-03-29 12:21 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Minor earthquake shakes things up north of Montreal...

There was a 3.6-magnitude earthquake in the Mascouche region just after 3 a.m. according to Earthquakes Canada....

 2020-03-29 12:21 

National Post

Tokyo coronavirus cases jump in record daily rise -NHK...

TOKYO — Tokyo has confirmed 68 new coronavirus cases, a record daily increase, public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday, as the Japanese capital scrambles to prevent a wider outbreak, while a cluster of infections increased near the city. Japan has...

 2020-03-29 12:21 

National Post

Nigeria imposes offshore oil worker restrictions in coronavirus battle...

YENAGOA — Nigeria's petroleum regulator has ordered oil and gas companies to reduce their offshore workforce and move to 28-day staff rotations as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to a circular seen by Reuters. H...

 2020-03-29 12:21 

Global News

London, Ont. police investigating suspicious blaze at condemned building...
 2020-03-29 12:21 

CTV News

India's Modi apologizes for lockdown he calls 'harsh' but necessary...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has apologized for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but 'needed to win' the battle against the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-29 12:18 

National Post

Dutch coronavirus cases pass 10,000 -health authorities...

AMSTERDAM — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Netherlands passed 10,000 on Sunday, health authorities said, adding that the rise in deaths and hospitalizations continued to show signs of slowing. In its daily update, the Netherlands&#...

 2020-03-29 12:17 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

New emergency order prohibits gatherings of more than 5 in Ontario amid COVID-19...

A new emergency order that prohibits gatherings of more than five people is now in effect in Ontario amid the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2020-03-29 12:12 

CTV News

No winner for $8-million Lotto 649 jackpot...

No winning ticket was sold for the $8-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw....

 2020-03-29 12:11 

Global News

1 dead and more than 50 displaced after fires in Cape Breton...
 2020-03-29 12:11 

Montreal Gazette

While you were sleeping: Yet more coronavirus closures...
 2020-03-29 12:08 

National Post

In China, walled up Wuhan awaits life beyond the barricades...

WUHAN — The bright yellow barricades snake through the streets of Wuhandividing up the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak into segments that can be easily monitored for people disobeying orders to stay home. Separating neighbors and block...

 2020-03-29 12:08 

National Post

Coronavirus crisis puts EU credibility on the line -French minister...

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 from the pandemic. The EU ...

 2020-03-29 12:03 

National Post

Belly dancer keeps Tunisians entertained through coronavirus lockdown...

TUNIS — Tunisians stuck inside through a coronavirus lockdown have in large numbers been watching a spangly-costumed actress belly dancing in her living room with the message: "Stay at home and I'll dance for you." Clad in a figure-huggi...

 2020-03-29 12:02 

National Post

'We're trying to keep our heads above water': U.S. healthcare workers fight shortages and fear...

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — U.S. nurses and doctors on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of Americans and killed hundreds are shellshocked by the damage that the virus wreaks on patients, their ...

 2020-03-29 12:00 

Global News

Faith in isolation: How Canadians are praying during the coronavirus pandemic...
 2020-03-29 12:00 

Toronto Sun

Apple TV's Home Before Dark tops this week's TV must-sees...

1. Home Before DarkDebut Apple's streaming service will deliver this new drama series about a young journalist who moves to a small town and discovers that her own father has been covering up......

 2020-03-29 12:00 

Global News

COMMENTARY: Why Donald Trump's coronavirus border plan is much ado about nothing...
 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

Farmers look ahead to spring as COVID-19 sends shockwaves through economy...

The spread of COVID-19 has had considerable effects on the economy here in Saskatchewan and across the country. Farmers are gearing up for spring under unprecedented circumstances....

 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton man loses bid to see police face disciplinary charges...

An appeal launched by an Edmonton man who claimed he was the victim of excessive use of force by police has been dismissed by the Alberta Law Enforcement Review Board....

 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Decommissioned CTrain car a dream canvas for Calgary artist...

As Bryan Faubert tags CTrain car 2002 he says it's bittersweet — street art culture has its roots in tagging buildings and objects without permission, but here he is with full control of a massive canvas....

 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Point of View: A plea to help defend our pagodas and communities...

Earlier this month, several sites frequented by Montreal's Chinese and Vietnamese communities were vandalized. Kinh-Luyen Huynh's father was laid to rest in one of the buildings that was targeted....

 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in B.C. on March 29, 2020...

While 92 new cases of COVID-19 were announced Saturday, Dr. Bonnie Henry said the percentage rate of growth has decreased to about 10 per cent. Still the virus has been found in 12 long-term health care centres in the province and officials are asking for...

 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Decking the halls to ward off the COVID-19 quarantine blues...

It's starting to look festive at many New Brunswick homes, in spite of the sombre reality all are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-29 12:00 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

How do you celebrate a cultural festival in a pandemic? You find a way...

Call it a bittersweet symphony. Prajwala Dixit compares the Ugadi celebrations for the start of the new year in southern India with living in frosty St. John's during a pandemic....

 2020-03-29 12:00 

Toronto Star

'Tiny acts of solidarity' are bridging our social distance. Can they last?...

Despite rules meant to keep us physically distant during the coronavirus pandemic, Canadians have managed to find new ways of coming together, observe......

 2020-03-29 11:59 

CTV News

U.S. agency includes gun sellers on list of critical infrastructure...

A gun rights group is cheering the Trump administration's designation of the firearms industry, including retailers, as part of the nation's critical infrastructure during the coronavirus emergency....

 2020-03-29 11:50 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

COVID-19 on P.E.I.: What's happening Sunday, March 29...

Provincial officials have no media briefings scheduled for Sunday....

 2020-03-29 11:48 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

COVID-19 in Quebec: What you need to know Sunday...

A new mobile testing site is set to open in Cte-Saint-Luc Sunday morning will carry out up to 400 tests per day in the parking lot of Cavendish mall (5800 Cavendish Boulevard)....

 2020-03-29 11:48 

National Post

Modi seeks 'forgiveness' from India's poor over coronavirus lockdown...

MUMBAI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens and criticism mounts about a lack of adequate planning ahead of the decisi...

 2020-03-29 11:47 

Global News

Iran's economy a factor in coronavirus response, President Rouhani says...
 2020-03-29 11:47 

CTV News

Students, teachers, parents face challenges as homes become makeshift classrooms...

Spring break is over in most of Canada but provincial governments and teachers' unions are still trying to figure out how learning will resume at home, which for many parents has been transformed into a workplace and now a classroom....

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