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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): 3:10 p.m. The Northwest Territories has added $8.3 million in aid for residents suffering economic stress from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Youth worker, hockey coach one of Alberta's latest COVID-19 victims

Youth worker, hockey coach one of Alberta's latest COVID-19 victims

HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. — The wife of a northern Alberta man who died this week of complications due to COVID-19 says he will be remembered as a loving father and someone who cared for youth in his community.
New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

As Canadians self-isolate in droves to help buy time for the health system to get ready for a potential deluge of COVID-19 cases, the federal government is buying supplies.
Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

OTTAWA — Canadian businesses desperate for details about the federal government's promised wage subsidy program will have to wait a little longer for answers.
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 2:33 p.m. ET on March 31, 2020: There are 8,476 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Feds called upon to make air transport essential service for Inuit, North

OTTAWA — The national organization that represents Inuit in Canada is calling for air transportation to be designated an essential service in Canada's 51 Inuit communities for the duration of the COVID-19 response.
Governments looking at longer-term measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Governments looking at longer-term measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Governments across Canada showed signs of settling in for longer periods of physical distancing on Tuesday as they stepped up efforts to protect the country's most vulnerable residents from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 silver lining: experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

COVID-19 silver lining: experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

MONTREAL — Despite years of discussions between politicians and doctors, the Quebec government couldn't find a way to pay its general practitioners for phone and video consultations with patients. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Goodale appointed special adviser to Canada on Ukraine airliner crash in Iran

Goodale appointed special adviser to Canada on Ukraine airliner crash in Iran

OTTAWA — Former Liberal cabinet minister Ralph Goodale has been named a special adviser to the Trudeau government into Iran's downing of a commercial airliner in January.
Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

OTTAWA — Governments must be as transparent as possible with Canadians about response measures for COVID-19, says former Liberal public safety minister Ralph Goodale.