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 2020-04-06 16:25 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

62-year-old man dead after series of collisions Saturday, Thunder Bay police investigating...

Police in Thunder Bay are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal motor vehicle collision in the Arthur Street East and Syndicate Avenue South area on Saturday, which left one man dead....

 2020-04-06 16:22 

The Globe and Mail

Emergency benefit to be expanded to cover more part-time workers: Trudeau...

As applications open Monday, Prime Minister promises changes to program...

 2020-04-06 16:20 

National Post

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says...

OTTAWA — Canada's top public-health doctor says wearing masks is a way for people who might have COVID-19 without realizing it to keep from spreading the illness to others. That's a change from previous advice. Dr. Theresa Tam says the chang...

 2020-04-06 16:20 

National Post

Kentucky G Maxey enters NBA draft...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey declared for the 2020 NBA Draft on Monday, following backcourt mate Ashton Hagans to the pros. "It's time for my next challenge though. My dream has always been to play in the NBA and I know I'm prepared fo...

 2020-04-06 16:19 

National Post

Kenya halts movement to areas affected by the coronavirus...

NAIROBI — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday ordered new restrictions to parts of the country affected by the novel coronavirus, including the capital Nairobi, a tightening of measures to stem the growing spread of the outbreak. The order bar...

 2020-04-06 16:19 

CTV News

Choice REIT offers rent deferrals for businesses on case-by-case basis...

The landlord for Loblaw Companies Ltd. and others says it is offering rent deferrals because of the COVID-19 pandemic on a case-by-case basis....

 2020-04-06 16:18 

Toronto Star

Masters moved to November, British Open cancelled in major golf schedule shakeup...

The Masters were originally scheduled to start on this upcoming Thursday, while the British Open has been fully called off for 2020....

 2020-04-06 16:17 

Global News

Coronavirus: 3 more residents die at Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home, total at 27...
 2020-04-06 16:17 

National Post

Ferry firm Stena Line to furlough 600 employees in UK and Ireland...

STOCKHOLM — Swedish ferry firm Stena Line will furlough 600 employees and make 150 redundant across the United Kingdom and Ireland, it said on Monday, citing the impact of the new coronavirus. "This urgent measure is an unavoidable response to t...

 2020-04-06 16:16 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

2 people in hospital, 1 in critical condition, after early morning fire in West End...

Winnipeg first responders say two people are in hospital, one in critical condition and one in stable condition, after an early morning apartment fire in the city's West End on Monday....

 2020-04-06 16:15 

National Post

UK PM Johnson still in hospital, continues to lead govt foreign minister...

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in hospital with the coronavirus and continues to lead the government, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Monday. Johnson was undergoing tests at St Thomas' Hospital in central London afte...

 2020-04-06 16:15 

National Post

Canada's largest province says U.S. blocked delivery of 3 million masks...

OTTAWA — The premier of Ontario, Canada's largest province, on Monday said the United States had blocked the delivery of three million face masks designed to help fight the coronavirus outbreak. Doug Ford told Global News the incident had happen...

 2020-04-06 16:15 

National Post

Golf-2020 Open Championship canceled due to coronavirus...

LONDON — This year's 149th Open Championship due to be held at Royal St George's has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the R&A announced on Monday. A statement said the decision to scrap the 2020 tournament, scheduled for Ju...

 2020-04-06 16:15 

CP24

Three more people with COVID-19 have died at Bobcaygeon long-term care home, death toll now at 26...

The COVID-19 death toll at a long-term care residence in Bobcaygeon, Ont. has climbed to 26 with administrators for the facility confirming an additional three deaths on Monday afternoon....

 2020-04-06 16:14 

Global News

Regina police charge man with arson following structure fire...
 2020-04-06 16:14 

Global News

Okanagan bans open burns, campfires to curb smoke during COVID-19 pandemic...
 2020-04-06 16:13 

Global News

Alleged grocery store spitter in Guelph located, charged with assault...
 2020-04-06 16:13 

Toronto Star

Trican Well Service cuts jobs, salaries as low oil prices stall drilling plans...

CALGARY - Trican Well Service Ltd. says it has cut its employee costs by half through salary reductions, layoffs and job sharing in reaction to a seve......

 2020-04-06 16:12 

Toronto Sun

Federal wage subsidy not accessible to all small businesses: CFIB...

As applications opened Monday for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) — which helps "enable employers to rehire workers previously laid off, and to keep those who are already on pa......

 2020-04-06 16:07 

Global News

Organizer of parking lot party fined for not adhering to social distancing rules: Belleville police...
 2020-04-06 16:05 

Global News

Coronavirus: Quebecers encouraged to shop locally online as shutdown extended to May 4...
 2020-04-06 16:03 

The Globe and Mail

Why isn't California's coronavirus crisis as bad as New York's? Size doesn't tell the whole story...

Density, decisive action and luck are all factors in why the West Coast's outbreaks are less terrifying than the East's so far...

 2020-04-06 16:03 

The Globe and Mail

The only exit from this pandemic is through science. We must fund it...

We need diagnostics to detect and limit the spread of this virus, vaccines to provide long-term protection, and treatments to save lives in the shorter-term...

 2020-04-06 16:03 

Montreal Gazette

Unions representing municipal employees ask cities not to resort to layoffs...
 2020-04-06 16:02 

Toronto Star

Workers in Hamilton hospital's infant unit test positive for COVID-19...

Three workers from a special care nursery at St. Joseph's hospital in Hamilton have tested positive for COVID-19, public health officials said Monday....

 2020-04-06 16:00 

Toronto Star

Cresford receivership crushing for condo buyers...

Pre-construction purchasers worry they will never get to live in the homes they bought from Cresford Developments after three projects went into recei......

 2020-04-06 16:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Dr. Heather Morrison to give COVID-19 update to Islanders at 1:30 p.m. briefing...

P.E.I.'s chief public health officer is expected to be joined by Health PEI's chief of nursing to provide COVID-19 updates at a 1:30 p.m. briefing Monday....

 2020-04-06 16:00 

CTV News

This is how to see the largest 'pink' supermoon of the year...

The springtime pink supermoon that will be visible this week is set to be the largest supermoon this year....

 2020-04-06 15:58 

Global News

Residents displaced after West Kelowna RV fire...
 2020-04-06 15:58 

Toronto Sun

Ontario sees one-day decline in growth rate of COVID-19 cases...

Ontario saw a slight decline in the rate of new COVID-19 cases Monday — a 7.7% hike or 309 cases — after a week of larger rate increases.Chief Medical Of Health Dr. David Williams has s......

 2020-04-06 15:54 

CBC

[ North News ]

Seeing green: $25K for greenhouse means more fresh produce in Inuvik...

One of the new options for members of the greenhouse will let them still have plots this year without having to go to the garden and do the work. "We'll work the plot, plant the plot and as the food is available it will be harvested and brought to...

 2020-04-06 15:53 

CP24

Suspect sought following sexual assault in Thorncliffe Park...

Toronto police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in Thorncliffe Park on Sunday....

 2020-04-06 15:51 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Alberta farmers need to start seeding soon, but first they have to finish last year's harvest...

Alberta farmers are hoping to see a break in the wintry weather soon as they gear up to start seeding....

 2020-04-06 15:50 

Toronto Sun

Golf plans for three majors and Ryder Cup in 2020...

Three majors and a Ryder Cup in 2020 sounds pretty good right now.The golf world got some much-needed light at the end of the tunnel on Monday morning, whether the tee shots will actually fly is an......

 2020-04-06 15:49 

National Post

White House, experts clash over use of drug for coronavirus...

WASHINGTON — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday acknowledged that members of the task force dealing with the coronavirus crisis clashed over the efficacy of the malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, for use against the disease. Navarro ha...

 2020-04-06 15:48 

National Post

PGA: Masters in November, mid-June Tour restart...

The PGA Tour plans to be back on the tee box in June and has rescheduled three majors, including a mid-November edition of The Masters Tournament. Originally scheduled to start Thursday, the Masters was rescheduled to November 12-15 in Augusta, Ga., which...

 2020-04-06 15:48 

Global News

Coronavirus: 31 new cases identified in Nova Scotia as total nears 300...
 2020-04-06 15:47 

National Post

Iran supreme leader approves tapping sovereign wealth fund to fight coronavirus...

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has approved the withdrawal of one billion euros from the country's sovereign wealth fund to help fight the coronavirus epidemic, President Hassan Rouhani's official website said on Monday. Iran is ...

 2020-04-06 15:47 

Toronto Star

Tory wants to close High Park while cherry trees bloom...

"I'm in favour of just shutting the park down for a period of time," Mayor Tory said of High Park....

 2020-04-06 15:46 

Global News

Recent snowfall good timing for Manitoba flood prospects: meteorologist...
 2020-04-06 15:44 

CTV News

NBA matchups if league resumes season with post-season play...

Resuming the NBA season with the start of the playoff is one option for the league. Most teams had about 15 games left to play in the regular-season schedules when play was halted on March 11, and not everyone had played the same amount of games....

 2020-04-06 15:42 

Global News

Coronavirus: Doug Ford warns medical supplies bound for Canada blocked at U.S. border...
 2020-04-06 15:42 

National Post

UK coronavirus death toll increases by 439 to 5,373...

LONDON — The United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rose by 439 to 5,373 people as of 1600 GMT on April 5, the health ministry said on Monday. As of 0800 GMT on April 6, a total of 208,837 people had been tested of which 51,608 were positive, it said...

 2020-04-06 15:42 

CBC

Russia to stop giving national team spots to track athletes with doping history...

The Russian track federation said Sunday it won't select athletes to its national team who were given bans since November 2015 for a range of doping and doping-related offences, or who work with a coach who was banned since that date....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

31 new cases of COVID-19 found in Nova Scotia, testing moves to 24/7...

The testing lab that handles all of Nova Scotia's COVID-19 results moved to round-the-clock operations Monday, on the same day the province identified 31 new cases of the virus....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

Toronto Sun

COVID-19: Monday, April 6 2020...

WATCH ABOVE for the latest update on COVID-19 in Toronto, and across the world.What do you think?Tweet and Facebook us!And don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Quebec police hand out hundreds of tickets for not respecting physical distancing...

Quebec police were busy over the weekend — enforcing the rules laid out to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-06 15:41 

Toronto Star

Choice REIT offers rent deferrals for businesses on case-by-case basis...

TORONTO - The landlord for Loblaw Companies Ltd. and others says it is offering rent deferrals because of the COVID-19 pandemic on a case-by-case basi......

 2020-04-06 15:39 

CP24

Changes to emergency-relief program coming to expand eligibility, Trudeau says...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says 240,000 people successfully applied for emergency relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the first few hours after the federal government opened the process this morning....

 2020-04-06 15:38 

Global News

185 people in Waterloo Region have tested positive for coronavirus...

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