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Global stocks drift higher after China’s economy shows signs of rebound – National

Global stocks drift higher after China’s economy shows signs of rebound - National

Global shares were mostly higher after China reported strong manufacturing data, extending an overnight rally on Wall Street. France’s CAC 40 added 1.5% in early trading to 4,443.47. Germany’s DAX gained 2.5% to 10,063.41, while Britain’s FTSE 100 jumped 2.2% to 5,685.74. U.S. shares were set to drift higher, with …

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‘I guess we got to do it’: How COVID-19 projections dashed Trump’s Easter U.S. re-opening – National

‘I guess we got to do it’: How COVID-19 projections dashed Trump’s Easter U.S. re-opening - National

The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. The projections were grim: Even if the U.S. were to continue to do what it was doing, keeping the economy closed and most Americans in their homes, the coronavirus could leave 100,000 to 200,000 people …

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U.S. senators push for delay to June 1 CUSMA start date, citing coronavirus pandemic – National

U.S. senators push for delay to June 1 CUSMA start date, citing coronavirus pandemic - National

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of 19 U.S. senators urged the Trump administration to push back the planned June 1 start date for the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact, saying the short lead time would add to pressures on U.S. companies due to the spread of the coronavirus. READ MORE: …

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Three confirmed COVID-19 cases at Montreal West Island seniors home  – Montreal

Three confirmed COVID-19 cases at Montreal West Island seniors home  - Montreal

At least three people at a retirement residence in the Ile-Bizard-Ste-Genevieve borough have tested positive for COVID-19. One worker and two residents in a closed section of the Vent de l’Ouest retirement home have contracted the virus. Meanwhile, the Quebec government is injecting $133M to try to help long-term care …

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Canada waives $30M in licence fees for broadcasters amid COVID-19 pandemic – National

Canada waives $30M in licence fees for broadcasters amid COVID-19 pandemic - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 30, 2020 7:32 pm Updated March 30, 2020 7:34 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government says it will help broadcasters deal with the fallout from COVID-19 …

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Thames Valley District School Board offering computers to students learning at home – London

Thames Valley District School Board offering computers to students learning at home - London

Posted March 30, 2020 6:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Thames Valley District School Board is offering computers to children who do not have access to one to support learning from home during the COVID-19 …

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Canadians who didn’t have a job even before coronavirus: what help can they get? – National

Canadians who didn’t have a job even before coronavirus: what help can they get? - National

The coronavirus pandemic has attracted a historic response from the federal government, with Ottawa pledging around $200 billion to rescue the economy. But across the country, Canadians who already didn’t have a job when the pandemic struck are wondering what support, if any, they’ll be able to access. The Trudeau …

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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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Coronavirus: Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ of Canada’s COVID-19 response as U.S. cases soar – National

Coronavirus: Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ of Canada’s COVID-19 response as U.S. cases soar - National

As U.S. President Donald Trump slowly comes to grips with his country’s grim prognosis for the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau conceded Monday he’s taking a measure of comfort from early signs that the caseload in Canada is on a different trajectory than the United States. Trudeau said he’s …

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Major Canadian landlords say they’ll work with tenants who’ve lost jobs amid COVID-19 – National

Major Canadian landlords say they’ll work with tenants who’ve lost jobs amid COVID-19 - National

Some of Canada’s biggest residential landlords say they’re committed to working with tenants who have lost their job because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The signals come as efforts to contain the outbreak have led to huge business disruptions and surging unemployment that have made many Canadians worried about how …

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