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These Canadians living abroad didn’t come home when coronavirus started — and still won’t – National

These Canadians living abroad didn’t come home when coronavirus started — and still won’t - National

Scrambling home on international flights and paying thousands to find footing on Canadian soil again isn’t an ideal scenario for many expats who choose to live abroad during the coronavirus pandemic. As some countries saw the spread of the virus weeks before cases were confirmed in Canada and are seemingly …

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Coronavirus: Ontario doctor, toddler son trapped in India after testing positive

Coronavirus: Ontario doctor, toddler son trapped in India after testing positive

An Ontario doctor became the first COVID-19 case in one of India’s biggest cities — and now she’s is trapped in that country with her two-year old son, who has also tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Nazia Syed, who works as a physician at Mackenzie Richmond HIll Hospital, left …

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Canadians stuck in Nepal left wondering how to return home during coronavirus pandemic – National

Canadians stuck in Nepal left wondering how to return home during coronavirus pandemic - National

Canadians stranded in Nepal during the novel coronavirus pandemic have launched a petition to press the federal government for flights home. “We appeal to the Canadian government to urgently help repatriate the many citizens currently stranded in Nepal,” the Change.org petition says. As of Monday, it had garnered more than …

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Southern Alberta couple struggles to get home from Peru because of COVID-19 travel restrictions

Southern Alberta couple struggles to get home from Peru because of COVID-19 travel restrictions

A couple from Stavely, Alta., are two of about 1,700 Canadians trying to get from Lima, Peru back to home soil during a coronavirus pandemic. Related News Tim and Christine Nelson departed from Calgary on March 2. They had a six-week tour of Peru planned. After hearing the …

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Canada to send 3 flights to Peru to help citizens stranded by COVID-19: minister – National

Coronavirus: Champagne says efforts to repatriate Canadians ‘on a scale we’ve never seen’ - National

Canada will send three planes to Peru to repatriate citizens left stranded abroad by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the country’s foreign affairs minister says. In a tweet on Monday, François-Philippe Champagne said the government has secured authorization to operate three flights “this week.” READ MORE: Coronavirus — Canada working with …

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Coronavirus: Air Canada to fly Canadians home from Morocco Saturday – National

Coronavirus: Air Canada to fly Canadians home from Morocco Saturday - National

Air Canada announced Friday it will operate a special flight out of Morocco on Saturday to bring Canadians back home as international borders shut down over the coronavirus pandemic. The airline said it will employ a wide-body aircraft with 450 seats for the flight from the North African city of …

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