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 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......

 2020-04-04 19:04 

National Post

Trump pick for coronavirus recovery watchdog is not independent enough -Democrats...

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for the new watchdog overseeing $2.3 trillion in coronavirus-related fiscal spending is not independent enough to do the job, congressional Democrats said on Saturday. The White House said late on ...

 2020-04-04 19:04 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Woman who allegedly lied about having COVID-19 faces obstruction charge...

A Gatineau, Que., woman faces a charge of obstructing a police officer after she allegedly claimed to have COVID-19 but wasn't infected with the virus, police say....

 2020-04-04 19:02 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

More than one third of residents at Calgary nursing home have now tested positive for COVID-19...

Eight residents have now died as COVID-19 spreads throughout a Calgary care home, and health officials confirmed that more than a third of residents have now tested positive....

 2020-04-04 19:00 

Toronto Star

For India's labourers, coronavirus lockdown is an order to starve...

About 80 per cent of India's 470 million workers are in the informal sector, lacking contracts and unprotected by labour laws. Many are manual laboure......

 2020-04-04 18:57 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Coquitlam actor Logan Williams dead at 16...

Coquitlam actor Logan Williams, 16, died suddenly on Thursday, a week before his 17th birthday....

 2020-04-04 18:55 

National Post

Dubai imposes two-week lockdown as Gulf states step up coronavirus fight...

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 18:55 

Global News

Coronavirus: Cruise ship docking in Miami after 2 passenger deaths...
 2020-04-04 18:53 

CTV News

Search resumes for the bodies of relatives of the Kennedy family...

Divers and boats are back searching in the Chesapeake Bay for the bodies of the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend after they didn't return from a canoe ride....

 2020-04-04 18:52 

CBC

Trump lauds Bettman, other pro sports commissioners during COVID-19 pandemic...

The White House says President Donald Trump spoke with commissioners of the country's sports leagues on Saturday and told them he recognizes "the good work being done by many teams and players" to care for their communities and fans dealing wi...

 2020-04-04 18:47 

National Post

Report: MLB could start season at spring training sites...

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. MLB pushed back its schedule...

 2020-04-04 18:45 

Global News

TransLink cuts service, halts fare increase as ridership plummets over COVID-19...
 2020-04-04 18:45 

Global News

Winnipeg lab employee self-isolating after mistaken exposure to new coronavirus...
 2020-04-04 18:43 

Toronto Sun

MACKAY: Canadians doing their part to fight COVID-19...

PETER MACKAYIn trying times, empathy and courage emerge.Each day since COVID-19 arrived in Canada, we have seen true heroes step up in every region of this great country. It is the Canadian way.It ......

 2020-04-04 18:41 

CP24

Trump's decree stopped 3M from filling Ontario's mask order: Ford...

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his efforts to secure new respirator masks for frontline healthcare workers are being stifled both inside and outside the country, blaming U.S. President Donald Trump and federal regulators who are holding up plans to produc...

 2020-04-04 18:37 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Dieppe man found 'safe' says RCMP...

A man missing from Dieppe was located safe say police....

 2020-04-04 18:36 

Global News

Health officials in Atlantic Canada report 40 new cases of COVID-19...
 2020-04-04 18:36 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Premier's 'Stay the blazes home' inspires music, merchandise, memes...

Four words spoken by Premier Stephen McNeil during his COVID-19 update on Friday have taken on a viral life of their own....

 2020-04-04 18:35 

Global News

Coronavirus: B.C. health officials provide Saturday update on COVID-19...
 2020-04-04 18:34 

CTV News

This nurse demonstrates just how fast germs spread even if you're wearing gloves...

In an off-the-cuff Facebook video, a former emergency room nurse decided to demonstrate just how quick and easy it is to spread germs at a grocery store....

 2020-04-04 18:33 

National Post

Basketball-Bryan, Duncan and Garnett headline Hall of Fame class...

The late Kobe Bryant was selected on Saturday as a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. The 18-time NBA All Star, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, is part of a nine-member class that inc...

 2020-04-04 18:32 

National Post

Norway may cut its oil output if other big producers agree deal minister...

OSLO — Western Europe's largest oil and gas producer Norway said on Saturday it would consider cutting its oil production if a global deal to curb supply is agreed by the world's biggest producers. OPEC and its allies are working on a deal f...

 2020-04-04 18:31 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Vendors adapt to life without Boyce Farmers' Market...

It's a Saturday tradition for Frederictonians to flock to the Boyce Farmers' Market, but recent COVID-19 precautions have taken that tradition away....

 2020-04-04 18:30 

National Post

Coronavirus wreaks grimmest toll yet in New York state: 630 dead in a day...

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

 2020-04-04 18:30 

CTV News

Actress-author Patricia Bosworth dies from coronavirus at 86...

Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due to the coronavirus. She was 86....

 2020-04-04 18:30 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

B.C. health officials provide daily COVID-19 update...

B.C. health officials are scheduled to provide a daily update on COVID-19 in the province....

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