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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on April 5 (Sun, 05 Apr 2020)
COVID Cda 20200404 Faced with a White House-ordered ban on exports of key COVID-19 medical supplies to Canada and abroad, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying a more diplomatic approach with U.S. President Donald Trump, hoping to convince him such a ban will harm Americans and Canadians alike.
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Canada's top doctor says models are not 'crystal balls' as calls to release national projections grow (Sat, 04 Apr 2020)
COVID Canada 20200403 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 with the outbreak in real time.
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'There was no normal to come back to': Former Diamond Princess cruise passengers struggle with long isolation (Sat, 04 Apr 2020)
Rose and Greg Yerex The ship's 47 Canadian passengers had already been through a month of quarantine and isolation before returning home.
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Why COVID-19 testing varies so much across Canada (Sat, 04 Apr 2020)
Covid Cda 20200401 If you just came back from an overseas trip with a fever and a cough, you'll be prioritized for a COVID-19 test in Manitoba and Nova Scotia, but not Alberta or Quebec. And some provinces are expanding who can get tests, as others narrow them. Why? And what does it mean for the accuracy of Canada's case numbers?
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COVID-19 adds extra anxiety as feds, provinces prepare for flood and wildfire season (Sat, 04 Apr 2020)
New Brunswick flood The federal government and provinces are updating their contingency plans to tackle the upcoming spring flood and wildfire seasons as they also try to keep COVID-19 contained.
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The economy's on life support and Canadians need help now. What's the holdup? (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
COVID Retailers 20200319 As the COVID-19 caseload shows every sign of surging in Canada, the delivery of promised financial relief for people who've lost their jobs or closed their businesses remains maddeningly slow.
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Some internationally trained doctors can apply for 30-day Ontario licence to fight COVID-19 (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
Shutterstock - Huge file International medical graduates who've passed their exams to practise in Canada, or have graduated from medical school in the past two years, can now apply for a temporary licence in Ontario to help fight COVID-19.
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Alberta health minister used confidential information to call protesting doctors (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
Tyler Shandro When Dr. John Julyan-Gudgeon went to the hospital to protest health-care cuts, he didn't expect it to lead to an after-hours phone call on his personal cellphone from the health minister. But that's exactly what happened.
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Scheer says Conservatives won't shy away from criticizing government's COVID-19 response (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
Scheer Expenses 20200402 Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Friday that a "Team Canada" approach to the COVID-19 crisis doesn’t mean the Liberal government’s response to the pandemic should be free from criticism.
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'I was made to feel belittled': Nurses reveal fears working on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
hi-hospital-blur-852 Nurses across Canada are worried that there will not be adequate supplies of protective gear and equipment for them as more COVID-19 patients require treatment in hospital, CBC News has found.
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'No benefit' to sending seniors ill with COVID-19 to hospital, some nursing homes tell loved ones (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
COVID Cda 20200402 Some families of residents in long-term care homes are being warned that admission to hospital or an ICU will be unlikely in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, leaving some unsure whether everything possible will be done to save the lives of their loved ones.
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'Always new expenses': Lawsuits filed as anniversary of Broncos bus crash nears (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
Humboldt crash site It's been almost two years since the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan and with the solemn anniversary comes a closing legal window that has seen several lawsuits filed in court.
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COVID-19 could kill 3,000 to 15,000 people in Ontario, provincial modelling shows (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
COVID Ont 20200328 Provincial health experts say they expect COVID-19 could kill 3,000 to 15,000 people in Ontario over the course of the pandemic, the ramifications of which could last up to two years.
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'Zoom-bombing' attacks on video conferencing platform leave victims shaken (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
zoom videoconferencing teachers Zoom has emerged as an indispensable video conferencing tool for remote work and study during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a growing number of so-called Zoom-bombing incidents is prompting warnings from the FBI and from the victims themselves.
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As COVID-19 bailouts pile up, Canadians ask for relief on credit card rates (Fri, 03 Apr 2020)
TransUnion Debt Report 20190820 As governments rush to offer financial relief packages to homeowners, renters, small businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19, some Canadians are wondering why credit card bills aren't included in those measures.
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