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U.S., Britain brace for wave of deaths as coronavirus crisis deepens – National

U.S., Britain brace for wave of deaths as coronavirus crisis deepens - National

The United States and Britain braced for one of their darkest weeks in living memory on Monday as the social and financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic deepened. Italy, Spain and France saw signs that they are flattening the pandemic curve, but still reported hundreds of people dying each day. …

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Porch photography by Lethbridge woman brings joy to Garry Station community – Lethbridge

Porch photography by Lethbridge woman brings joy to Garry Station community - Lethbridge

By Eloise Therien Global News Posted April 5, 2020 8:35 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Sheri Becker discovered photography as a hobby about nine years ago, and has since started her own business: Orchid Avenue …

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New York state’s coronavirus death toll nears 4,200, but hope may be in sight – National

New York state’s coronavirus death toll nears 4,200, but hope may be in sight - National

NEW YORK — A slight dip in new coronavirus deaths in New York over the last 24 hours may be a glimmer of hope that the spread is slowing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as overall fatalities in the state climbed to nearly 4,200. Cuomo said it was too soon …

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What’s Plan B if coronavirus incapacitates Boris Johnson? No clear answer yet – National

What’s Plan B if coronavirus incapacitates Boris Johnson? No clear answer yet - National

Britain’s constitution offers no clear answer to the question now on many Britons’ minds: what happens if Prime Minister Boris Johnson, undergoing tests in hospital after persistent symptoms of coronavirus, cannot continue to lead. Johnson was admitted to hospital on Sunday in what his office said was a “precautionary step” …

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Cannabis, bar industries eligible for $40B government bank credit program – National

Cannabis, bar industries eligible for $40B government bank credit program - National

Devastated bars and lounges as well as the country’s hard-hit cannabis sector will have access to $40 billion in new credit being made available via the government’s business bank during the COVID-19 crisis, its CEO said on Sunday. In an interview with The Canadian Press, Michael Denham said the program …

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Coronavirus: France holds critical COVID-19 patients in trains to relieve hospitals – National

Coronavirus: France holds critical COVID-19 patients in trains to relieve hospitals - National

The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle zones and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients and the machines helping keep them alive. The TGV-turned-mobile-intensive-care-unit is just one piece of France’s nationwide mobilization of trains, helicopters, jets and even a …

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Coronavirus isn’t derailing Trump from his agenda: A look at his recent policies – National

Coronavirus isn’t derailing Trump from his agenda: A look at his recent policies - National

President Donald Trump is taking an old political adage to heart: Never let a crisis go to waste. The coronavirus is projected to kill more than 100,000 Americans. It has effectively shuttered the economy, torpedoed the stock market and rewritten the rules of what used to be called normal life. …

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Coronavirus: Canada looking into disinfecting, reusing masks amid shortages, Tam says – National

Should you wear a face mask? Coronavirus prompts debate over effectiveness  - National

As the global demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) continues to grow amid the novel coroanvirus outbreak, Canada’s chief public health officer says the country is looking into whether or not some of these supplies can be reused. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, Dr. Theresa Tam, said officials …

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Canada’s coronavirus response can shift economy’s direction to low-carbon: experts – National

Canada’s coronavirus response can shift economy’s direction to low-carbon: experts - National

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic may be a long way off, but analysts are already looking ahead to how Canada could hasten its recovery and position itself for a low-carbon economy. “The main thing we need to be doing right now is protecting Canadians’ health and well-being,” said Josha …

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Coronavirus: Canada’s border communities adapt as COVID-19 crisis deepens

Coronavirus: Canada’s border communities adapt as COVID-19 crisis deepens

When the mayor of a village in southern Alberta stares across the border, he sees family and friends who just happen to call Montana home. The port of entry between Coutts, Alta., and Sweet Grass, Mont., is one of the busiest on the Canada-United States border, an important crossing on …

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