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 2020-04-03 11:25 

National Post

Triathlon-World body extends suspension of all events to June 30...

World Triathlon has extended the suspension of all its events, including the World Triathlon Series, to June 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the body's executive board said on Friday. All activities had been previously suspended until April 30 due...

 2020-04-03 11:23 

The Globe and Mail

'We need help': New York funeral homes overwhelmed as coronavirus death toll rises...

Funeral home operators are struggling to meet surging demand amid the pandemic that has killed around 1,400 people in New York City alone...

 2020-04-03 11:23 

Global News

Coronavirus deaths mount across U.S., Europe as unemployment accelerates...
 2020-04-03 11:22 

National Post

Ukrainian designer equips doctors for battling coronavirus...

KIEV — Ukrainian fashion designer Ivan Frolov has postponed work on his new collection and is making coveralls for doctors to meet a shortage of protective clothing during the coronavirus epidemic. Frolov, whose outfits are worn by Gwen Stefani and ...

 2020-04-03 11:19 

National Post

Poland's deputy PM proposes extending current president's term...

WARSAW — The head of Porozumienie, a party allied with the ruling nationalists, proposed on Friday to change the constitution, allowing the current President Andrzej Duda to extend his term by 2 years and postponing May presidential elections. "...

 2020-04-03 11:17 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

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

Montreal has seen its largest jump in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases within 24 hours yet, with 545 new cases, making it the Canadian city reporting the most cases of infection in the country....

 2020-04-03 11:12 

Global News

Toronto home sales up in March but trending down as coronavirus pandemic hits...
 2020-04-03 11:10 

National Post

Singapore closes workplaces, schools as coronavirus cases jump...

SINGAPORE — Singapore will close schools and most workplaces for a month as part of stricter measures to curb a recent jump in coronavirus infections, it said on Friday, an announcement that sent locals racing to supermarkets to stock up on staples....

 2020-04-03 11:03 

The Globe and Mail

Online dance parties are curbing loneliness, building community and reviving clubbing...

Celebrity guest DJs and waitlists connect hundreds of attendees while respecting social distance measures...

 2020-04-03 11:03 

National Post

Singapore closes workplaces, schools as coronavirus cases jump...

SINGAPORE — Singapore will close schools and most workplaces for a month as part of stricter measures to curb a recent jump in coronavirus infections, it said on Friday, an announcement that sent locals racing to supermarkets to stock up on staples....

 2020-04-03 11:03 

National Post

Two young American doctors spend honeymoon fighting coronavirus...

She'd picked her dress, they'd booked their honeymoon and the wedding was set for the end of March. Then, the coronavirus pandemic hit. So the two young American doctors, Kashif Chaudhry and Naila Shereen, whose whirlwind courtship spun them betwe...

 2020-04-03 11:02 

National Post

Trump to host Big Oil execs at White House to discuss market slump...

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with oil company executives at the White House on Friday to discuss a historic oil-price slump threatening their businesses, brought on by the coronavirus outbreak and a Saudi-Russia price war. The ...

 2020-04-03 11:00 

Toronto Sun

A Canadian in Connecticut: Pandemic puts student's plans on ice...

Robert DeMontis of Kleinberg, Ont., has spent the last few years attending Yale University in Connecticut, playing forward in the Yale Bulldogs men's ice hockey. DeMontis was looking forward to gra......

 2020-04-03 11:00 

National Post

Crime in a time of COVID-19: How the pandemic is changing criminality in our neighbourhoods...

Impaired driving, frauds and weapons offences are all down. COVID-19, however, is not ushering in an era of peaceful coexistence...

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

Kate's 5 fun things to do this weekend while physically distancing from others...

From improv live through Facebook to forest bathing to watching a musical with others online, there's lots to do to keep connected with people this weekend while keeping your physical distance from them....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

CBC News poll: Albertans were already anxious. Then, the floor dropped out...

A new CBC News poll finds that seven in 10 Albertans think the provincial economy is getting worse....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon RV dealer wants his business designated an essential services...

RV systems like sanitation and heating can't be serviced at a regular garage or auto dealer, which have been listed as essential retail services by the Government of Saskatchewan....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Cab drivers call for insurance break during pandemic...

Senos Timon drives an wheelchair accessible cab in Saskatoon and says a reduction in insurance fees would "go a long way."...

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay police arrest man offering babysitting while on prohibition order involving children...

Thunder Bay police arrested a 39-year-old man from Oliver-Paipoonge, who was offering babysitting services online despite a court-order prohibiting him from being in a position of trust or authority over children....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Bored at home? The Fredericton Region Museum needs your help to 'rewrite' history...

In a time when many people are out of a job and staying in their homes, the Fredericton Region Museum is putting people to work....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Avast! Patrolling for pandemic porch pirates...

"Ahoy! I see thars a package fer ye! I think I'll plunder it for meself!"...

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

COVID-19 considerations result in break for distracted driver...

Concerns about COVID-19 convinced a B.C. Supreme Court judge to suggest a reprieve for a distracted driver facing a licence suspension....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ North News ]

Appeals court orders new trial in Dawson City defamation case...

Two Dawson City women, ordered to pay more than $800,000 in a defamation trial last year, have won a bid for a new trial....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

Global News

Edmonton woman 'committed' to ISIS 'facilitated extremist activities,' secret documents allege...
 2020-04-03 11:00 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon RV dealer wants his business designated an essential service...

RV systems like sanitation and heating can't be serviced at a regular garage or auto dealer, which have been listed as essential retail services by the Government of Saskatchewan....

 2020-04-03 11:00 

Toronto Star

Sheena Kamal's two new books: "I like my heroines to be a little rough around the edges"...

"No Going Back," a novel, and "Fight Like A Girl," a YA book, timely survival tales featuring complex, independent women...

 2020-04-03 10:59 

National Post

Business booms for coffin-makers in coronavirus-hit France...

JUSSEY/PARIS — Two hauliers load their lorries with what is fast becoming a precious commodity in France as the coronavirus pandemic takes its dreadful toll coffins. While most businesses have shut their doors as part of a national lockdown designed...

 2020-04-03 10:58 

CBC

[ Hamilton ]

New COVID-19 HSR rule forces people on mobility devices to travel with a friend...

Disability advocates say new HSR rules around COVID-19 will make it harder for people with mobility devices to get to work and move freely around the city. The city says if need be, it will make special arrangements...

 2020-04-03 10:55 

The Globe and Mail

Friday's analyst upgrades and downgrades...

Inside the Market's roundup of some of today's key analyst actions...

 2020-04-03 10:53 

National Post

OPEC+ debates biggest ever cut as virus destroys oil demand...

DUBAI/LONDON/MOSCOW — OPEC and allies are working on a deal for an unprecedented production cut equivalent to around 10% of global supply, an OPEC source said after U.S. President Donald Trump called on oil nations to stop the oil rout caused by the...

 2020-04-03 10:52 

National Post

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

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 6:30 a.m. A regional government near Toronto has apologized after revealing it accidentally mailed letters to 16 people saying their COVID-19 tests were negative when they were actually ...

 2020-04-03 10:50 

The Globe and Mail

Researchers look at how humidity can impact virus transmission...

Doctors, scientists and engineers agree that sufficient indoor air moisture levels can have a powerful but little-understood effect on the transmission of airborne diseases...

 2020-04-03 10:50 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

PM Trudeau gives daily COVID-19 update...
 2020-04-03 10:50 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Premier Pallister addresses COVID-19 in Manitoba...
 2020-04-03 10:47 

Global News

Ontario returns to bargaining table with last teachers' union as backdrop for talks changes...
 2020-04-03 10:46 

National Post

Santander saves 1.6 bln euros in capital after scrapping final 2019 dividend...

MADRID — Santander saved 1.6 billion euros ($1.7 billion) by scrapping its final 2019 dividend, allowing it to offer 30 billion euros more in loans to households to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, chairman Ana Botin told investors o...

 2020-04-03 10:45 

National Post

Coronavirus claims more Spanish lives, but death rate slows...

MADRID — Spain reported more deaths from the coronavirus tearing around the world on Friday, but the number who succumbed overnight was lower than the previous day. Adding to the world's worst death toll from the disease after European neighbor ...

 2020-04-03 10:44 

CTV News

5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Friday April 3, 2020: COVID-19 forecasts, Canadian Armed Forces, nursing homes...

There are now more than one million cases of COVID-19 around the world with Canada's case numbers surging past 11,000 infections and 138 deaths. Here's what else you need to know to start your day....

 2020-04-03 10:37 

National Post

East Africa locust swarms gather as coronavirus curbs delay pesticides...

NAIROBI — Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said. The curbs have delayed deliveries of pestici...

 2020-04-03 10:33 

The Globe and Mail

Morning Update: With more than 1 million cases worldwide, Canada will soon release COVID-19 modelling...
 2020-04-03 10:33 

National Post

NBA Standings...

Apr 3 (OPTA) Standings from the NBA on Friday EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 46 18 .719 2. Boston 43 21 .672 3 3. Philadelphia 39 26 .600 7 1/2 4. Brooklyn 30 34 .469 16 5. New York 21 45 .318 26 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT [...]...

 2020-04-03 10:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Tensions grow over spilled milk as N.L. farmers call on retailers to lift restrictions...

N.L. dairy farmers were forced to spill tens of thousands of litres of fresh milk this week after the Nova Scotia market weakened, and local retailers slashed orders....

 2020-04-03 10:30 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

'Fills our hearts' and kids' tummies: Westmount school donates to Thunder Bay family snack program...

The Thunder Bay family breakfast and snack program will be handing out packages again Friday afternoon, thanks in part to a donation from Westmount Public School in the northwestern Ontario city....

 2020-04-03 10:29 

Global News

Crimes and policing change amid coronavirus pandemic, Ontario forces say...
 2020-04-03 10:24 

CBC

Velocity incubator retools focus, giving priority to COVID-19 tech...

Like manufacturers all over the country, the University of Waterloo's technology incubator, Velocity, is retooling its focus and giving priority to startups that focus on COVID-19 solutions....

 2020-04-03 10:23 

National Post

Chris Selley: They're outlawing walks in the park over COVID-19 now. This cannot stand...

As cities clamp down more and more on their citizens' freedoms, we're in danger of underestimating just what's being asked of many Canadians...

 2020-04-03 10:23 

CTV News

Canadian brokerage worker loses paternity leave appeal in Japan...

A Japanese court on Friday rejected a request by a former brokerage manager to get his job back after he took paternity leave at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley....

 2020-04-03 10:18 

National Post

Russian ban on Western food bears fruit in coronavirus era...

MOSCOW — A Russian decision to ban most Western food imports, taken in anger six years ago, is helping Moscow navigate the coronavirus crisis, giving it enough homegrown stocks to withstand panic buying and greater leeway on its agricultural export ...

 2020-04-03 10:13 

National Post

U.S. Embassy in Japan urges citizens against potential surge in coronavirus...

TOKYO — The United States on Friday urged its citizens in Japan to take action against a potential imminent surge in coronavirus cases there, saying they should either return home now or be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. "If...

 2020-04-03 10:11 

National Post

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 3,294 Health Ministry...

DUBAI — Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus rose on Friday to 3,294 as it claimed 134 lives in the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpur. The total number of people confirmed to be infected is 53,183, he ...

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