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Gould, aid groups discuss helping world's poorest with $100M funding boost

Gould, aid groups discuss helping world's poorest with $100M funding boost

OTTAWA — Days before Canada announced more than $100 million in new foreign aid to fight COVID-19, a federal minister and a leading aid advocate said the country can't afford to scrimp on its overseas spending in fighting COVID-19.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
Impressions of America, in a word: Trump, president, chaos, in that order

Impressions of America, in a word: Trump, president, chaos, in that order

WASHINGTON — Canadians, it seems, had a number of choice words for the United States last year — and most of them revolved around President Donald Trump.
New federal aid and COVID-19 survival instinct; In The News for April 6

New federal aid and COVID-19 survival instinct; In The News for April 6

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 6 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
As COVID-19 triggers survival instinct, unwise decisions can result

As COVID-19 triggers survival instinct, unwise decisions can result

MONTREAL — When a Quebec couple recently travelled to the far reaches of Yukon in a bid to escape the novel coronavirus, only to be turned away, it seemed a textbook case of pandemic-generated panic.
Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare's Tommy Douglas, dies

Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare's Tommy Douglas, dies

TORONTO — Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of medicare founder Tommy Douglas, has died. She was 86.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:27 p.m. on April 5, 2020: There are 15,512 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 9:15 p.m. Three more COVID-19 patients have died in Alberta, bringing the death toll in that province to 23.
Queen makes rare public speech in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Queen makes rare public speech in response to COVID-19 pandemic

WINDSOR, United Kingdom — The Queen addressed Great Britain, the Commonwealth, and the world on Sunday in a rare speech calling for unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Tam asks they not be thrown away

Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Tam asks they not be thrown away

OTTAWA — Canadian hospitals should not throw out used face masks and other protective equipment because public health officials are investigating whether it will be possible to disinfect and reuse them, Canada's public health chief said Sunday.