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 2020-04-04 20:37 

Toronto Sun

FUREY: Canadians will soon need to have a serious conversation about Plan B...

What Canadians are facing as a nation has quickly gone from being a public health crisis to a whole-of-society one. It's the same for many countries. Yet, not all countries are responding the......

 2020-04-04 20:34 

CBC

[ North News ]

Dozens of vehicles stopped, questioned just 24 hours after Fort Resolution check stop put in place...

A check stop set up outside the community of Fort Resolution, N.W.T. has screened over 45 cars in the last 24 hours, community leadership said....

 2020-04-04 20:32 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Tom Jackson launching online benefit variety show for musicians affected by COVID-19...

The actor, performer and philanthropist collaborated with Canadian artists across the country to put together an online variety show to raise funds for Canadian musicians in need....

 2020-04-04 20:31 

CBC

Lineups in Waterloo region as non-essential stores prepare to close...

Stores that are no longer considered essential across Waterloo region experienced lineups Saturday as they prepared to close their doors....

 2020-04-04 20:31 

Global News

630 people have died due to coronavirus in New York state's bleakest 24 hours...
 2020-04-04 20:31 

National Post

Malawi president, ministers take 10% salary cut to fight coronavirus...

BLANTYRE — Malawi's president and cabinet will take a 10% salary cut and redirect the money towards the fight against coronavirus, President Peter Mutharika said on Saturday as he announced a stimulus package in an address on state television. M...

 2020-04-04 20:28 

National Post

Dubai imposes 2-week lockdown as Gulf states battle spread of coronavirus...

DUBAI/RIYADH — Dubai imposed a two-week lockdown Saturday night and Saudi Arabia sealed off parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah as Gulf states tightened measures in big cities to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Dubai had been under an overnig...

 2020-04-04 20:24 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

COVID-19 'percolating' in Timmins and Cochrane, with 29 cases, including 2 deaths...

The Porcupine Health Unit reported its 29th positive case of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, a day after it announced that two people had died from COVID-19. The City of Timmins is currently under a state of emergency....

 2020-04-04 20:24 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

TransLink further reduces service on bus, SeaBus and West Coast Express as ridership plummets...

Metro Vancouver's transportation authority is further reducing service on its bus, SeaBus and West Coast Express routes because of plunging ridership and financial pressures amidst the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-04 20:24 

Montreal Gazette

Community transmission is now main source of COVID-19 all across Quebec: officials...
 2020-04-04 20:22 

National Post

Portugal's coronavirus cases grow, half a million workers at risk of lay off...

LISBON — Confirmed coronavirus cases in Portugal pushed past the 10,000 mark on Saturday, while government data showed more than half a million Portuguese workers were at risk of being temporarily laid off due to the outbreak. "This fight is not...

 2020-04-04 20:19 

CP24

SIU investigating after two people injured in North York collision...

The province's police watchdog is investigating after two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision in North York Saturday morning....

 2020-04-04 20:18 

Toronto Star

New York to get 1,100 ventilators with help from China, Oregon...

New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon as it scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus ......

 2020-04-04 20:16 

Toronto Sun

GoFundMe campaign launches to bring iPads to isolated seniors...

A nurse at Sick Kids Hospital wants seniors in long-term care facilities to be able to stay connected, even when they're staying inside.Lesley Hamilton, 27, launched a GoFundMe campaign last ......

 2020-04-04 20:14 

CP24

City ramps up enforcement blitz at parks as Toronto reaches 1,000 cases of COVID-19...

The City of Toronto bylaw officers are out in full force this weekend to enforce physical distancing measures in parks and green spaces as COVID-19 cases in the city tops 1,000....

 2020-04-04 20:11 

CTV News

'The Charter still applies': Canadians urged to monitor civil liberties during pandemic...

While Canadians monitor their bodies for signs of COVID-19 symptoms, civil liberties advocates and human rights lawyers are urging citizens to also keep track of the possible erosion of democratic rights....

 2020-04-04 20:05 

Global News

Pregnant in Edmonton amid COVID-19? Here's what you need to know...
 2020-04-04 20:03 

National Post

Report: Trump hopeful for a full NFL season...

President Donald Trump is optimistic pro sports can return to having fans in the stands by August or September, he told league commissioners on Saturday, ESPN reported. Trump held a conference call with a variety of commissioners from major American sport...

 2020-04-04 20:02 

Global News

N.L. minister out of cabinet after being served with warrant, premier says...
 2020-04-04 19:58 

National Post

'The Charter still applies': Canadians urged to monitor civil liberties during pandemic...

MONTREAL — While Canadians monitor their bodies for signs of COVID-19 symptoms, civil liberties advocates and human rights lawyers are urging citizens to also keep track of the possible erosion of democratic rights. The ongoing states of emergencies...

 2020-04-04 19:56 

Toronto Sun

COVID crisis forces addicts to seek online treatment...

These are especially trying times for addicts or those with mental health issues.Many find support through group meetings which can no longer happen because of social distancing rules which have be......

 2020-04-04 19:55 

National Post

New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet...

NEW YORK — Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the grimmest 24 hours yet for the U.S. state hit hardest by the pandemic. The novel coronavirus has now killed 3...

 2020-04-04 19:54 

Global News

Saskatchewan reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 231...
 2020-04-04 19:52 

Global News

Coronavirus: 2 more residents die at Bobcaygeon, Ont. nursing home...
 2020-04-04 19:51 

National Post

Spain to extend state of emergency to April 26 as rise in infections slows...

MADRID — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday he would ask parliament to extend lockdown measures by 15 days until April 26, as the rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths slowed again in one of the world's worst-hit count...

 2020-04-04 19:49 

National Post

After intel firing, top U.S. watchdog vows to maintain oversight of Trump administration...

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community late F...

 2020-04-04 19:47 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Sister charged with murder of Port Coquitlam woman...

The sister of 36-year-old Ivy Chen, whose body was found in a Coquitlam park last month, has been charged with first-degree murder....

 2020-04-04 19:46 

National Post

New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet...

NEW YORK — Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the grimmest 24 hours yet for the U.S. state hit hardest by the pandemic. The novel coronavirus has now killed 3...

 2020-04-04 19:44 

National Post

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says...

Mobile phone masts have in recent days been vandalized and telecoms staff abused, damaging connectivity at a time when people are relying on it more than ever...

 2020-04-04 19:44 

Global News

Saskatchewan real estate market records highest residential sales in 2 years...
 2020-04-04 19:42 

Toronto Sun

BRAUN: Newmarket relies on positive approach to boost spirits...

Far better to light a candle than curse the darkness.That's the idea in Newmarket, where Mayor John Taylor has assigned a Chief Positivity Officer — part of a larger strategy called Sta......

 2020-04-04 19:41 

CTV News

Hidden suffering of coronavirus: Stigma, blaming, shaming...

The spreading global pandemic has tested the competing interests of public health and privacy, with thousands of individuals and families experiencing both physical illness and the less-discussed stigma that can come with it....

 2020-04-04 19:39 

Global News

Coronavirus: Popular Kelowna trail changed to one-way path to support physical distancing...
 2020-04-04 19:37 

Toronto Star

Canada will get 'millions of masks' in the next 48 hours, PM says...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has leased a warehouse in China to help collect and distribute the items, which will be shipped by two airli......

 2020-04-04 19:35 

CBC

MLB considers starting season at spring sites when cleared to play: report...

Major League Baseball is considering the use of spring training sites to start the 2020 regular season, most likely in Arizona, with the players quarantined and no fans in the stands, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported....

 2020-04-04 19:35 

Global News

Montreal's Jewish community feels targeted during coronavirus crisis...
 2020-04-04 19:34 

National Post

France's anti-terror prosecutor probes knife attack in southeast town...

LYON — France's anti-terrorism prosecutor's office will investigate a knife attack in the southeastern French town of Romans-sur-Isre on Saturday in which a man killed two people and wounded five. The attack took place while people were out ...

 2020-04-04 19:34 

CBC

Canada's top doctor says models are not 'crystal balls' as calls to release national projections grow...

Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says models that attempt to predict how many people could become infected and die from the coronavirus are not "crystal balls," and that it's more important to focus on what is happening...

 2020-04-04 19:30 

National Post

Report: NFL teams to conduct draft from homes...

The 2020 NFL Draft now will be a stay-at-home affair as top team officials will participate in the April 23-25 event from their individual residences, ESPN reported Saturday. With coronavirus cases and deaths still on the rise, the NFL will set an example...

 2020-04-04 19:26 

National Post

Malawi's president and ministers take 10% salary cut to fight coronavirus...

BLANTYRE — Malawi's president and cabinet will take a 10% salary cut and redirect the money towards the fight against coronavirus, President Peter Mutharika said on Saturday. In a address on state television, Mutharika announced a number of meas...

 2020-04-04 19:26 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Town of LaSalle warning residents to prepare for flooding...

With water levels above the average on Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie, officials in the community of LaSalle are warning residents to prepare for flooding....

 2020-04-04 19:25 

Toronto Sun

BRAUN: How do you self-isolate without a home?...

Just stay home. That's how to do your part to fight coronavirus.But thousands in Toronto can't follow that directive.The city's homeless are just as fearful of COVID-19 as everyon......

 2020-04-04 19:24 

National Post

Algeria extends curfew as coronavirus cases rise...

ALGIERS — Algeria will extend curfews it has put in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus from Sunday, the prime minister said on Saturday, as the number of confirmed cases rose to 1,251. The curfew will last from 3 p.m. until 7 a.m. in the c...

 2020-04-04 19:22 

Global News

Premier's 'delightfully Nova Scotian' cry to respect physical distancing goes viral...
 2020-04-04 19:19 

Global News

Saskatchewan premier calls Trump's decision to stop exporting N95 masks to Canada 'reckless'...
 2020-04-04 19:18 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Life of Clarenville woman celebrated with virtual funeral...

Despite restrictions on funerals as a result of COVID-19, Megan Warren's family has still still able to remember her life after the service was taken online....

 2020-04-04 19:15 

National Post

Number of coronavirus intensive care patients in Italy drops for first time...

MILAN — Italy reported its lowest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths for nearly two weeks on Saturday and said the number of patients in intensive care had fallen for the first time. Officials urged the country not to flout strict lockdown measures they ...

 2020-04-04 19:09 

Global News

Via Rail employee tests positive for COVID-19, possibly infecting 3 others...
 2020-04-04 19:06 

National Post

Soccer-Tajikistan enjoys rare spotlight as Istiklol win Super Cup...

DUSHANBE — A rare spotlight shone on Tajikistan soccer on Saturday as the Central Asian country kicked off its new season with most football around the world shut down amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Champions Istiklol came from a goal down to beat Khuj...

 2020-04-04 19:05 

Toronto Sun

MANDEL: We have no choice but to adjust to the new normal...

We're in this for the long haul. A really long haul.That's the new normal we have to absorb — that this won't be over by May 1 or June 1 and likely not even by Canada Day. T......

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