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Apr 08, 2020

British PM Boris Johnson 'responding to treatment' for COVID-19
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition on Wednesday after receiving oxygen support for COVID-19 complications, raising questions about how key decisions would be taken in his absence.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Zoom sued for overstating, not disclosing privacy, security flaws
Zoom Video Communications Inc. was slapped with a class-action suit yesterday one of its shareholders, accusing the videoconferencing app of overstating its privacy standards and failing to disclose that its service was not end-to-end encrypted.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Ontario conducting fewer COVID-19 tests daily as cases keep climbing
The number of COVID-19 tests completed in Ontario each day has dwindled steadily over the past week, raising concerns that the province is failing to capture the true spread of the coronavirus.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Pandemic equipment snarls will rewrite Canada's definition of national security needs, say experts
The snafus in obtaining vital medical equipment to cope with COVID-19 has reignited a long-simmering argument over whether Canada should be allowing other countries to produce much of its national security equipment and supplies.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Mushrooms, oregano oil and masks targeted in crackdown on misleading COVID-19 ads
A mushroom spray, oil of oregano and a special hat to kill coronavirus in saliva have all been targeted by Health Canada in its crackdown on misleading and false claims of COVID-19 prevention and cures.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Number of workers at B.C.'s Site C dam project rises, as some call for shutdown over COVID-19
Work continues on some portions of the Site C hydroelectric dam project in northern B.C., raising concerns that physical distancing won't be maintained at the jobsite and worker's camp, which is currently housing about 1,000 people.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

How to be a mom when you're in quarantine. Your COVID-19 questions answered
We're breaking down what you need to know about the pandemic by answering your questions. You can send us your questions via email at COVID@cbc.ca and we'll answer as many as we can. We publish a selection of answers every weekday on our website, and we're also putting some of your questions to the experts on the air during The National and CBC News Network.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Canada OKs travel vouchers for cancelled flights while U.S. and EU say passengers deserve a refund
While the Canadian Transportation Agency states airlines only have to offer travel vouchers for cancelled flights during the COVID-19 pandemic, both the European Union and the U.S. have declared that passengers are entitled to cash refunds.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

'I'm not abandoning my wife and child': Families fight to stick together in COVID-19 pandemic
A mother stuck in India begs the Canadian government to be reunited with her children in Quebec. An Ontario man refuses to abandon his pregnant wife in Peru. Couples navigate border closures, flight cancellations and immigration delays in their bid to stay together during the COVID-19 pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Yes, we can have a 'virtual' Parliament — but we shouldn't get used to the idea
The pandemic has upended every institution, including the political ones. Our MPs could meet and deliberate online — and for the time being, they might have to — but turning Parliament into a 'virtual' institution would be bad for it, and for us.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 08, 2020

Trump's touting of unproven COVID-19 drug is unusual. We'll soon see if he's right
It's unusual for an elected leader to promote unproven medicine. But Donald Trump, a norm-smashing U.S. president facing the political fight of his life, is all-in on a malaria drug as a possible treatment for COVID-19. Now, a global race is on to test the drug — and the wisdom of Trump's move.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

The National for April 07, 2020
Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Acclaimed singer-songwriter John Prine dead at 73
John Prine, the plain-spoken singer-songwriter whose body of work saw him shift effortlessly between poignant reflections on mortality and humorous takes on life's absurdities, has died after battling the COVID-19, his family announced on Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Acclaimed singer-songwriter John Prine dead at 73 of COVID-19 complications
John Prine, the plain-spoken singer-songwriter whose body of work saw him shift effortlessly between poignant reflections on mortality and humorous takes on life's absurdities, has died after falling ill with COVID-19, his family announced on Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Doctors, nurses demand government fill 'unacceptable' gaps in protective gear on front lines
Canada's doctors and nurses are demanding that the federal government do more to protect front line workers against COVID-19, calling a critical lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) "outrageous and unacceptable."



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

COVID-19 could kill between 1,200 and 9,000 by end of month, Quebec public health officials warn
Public health experts with the Quebec government are projecting between 1,200 and 9,000 people could die of COVID-19 by the end of the month, although authorities hasten to add they believe the current trajectory for mortalities is toward the lower end of that range.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Canada's top doctor says she'll wear a mask when physical distancing isn't possible
After downplaying the effectiveness of non-medical face masks, both the chief public health officer and federal health minister now say they would wear them in cases where physical distancing isn't possible in public.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Kenney warns Alberta headed for 25% unemployment
Alberta is on track to hit a staggering 25 per cent unemployment rate as businesses continue to shed jobs amid the global COVID-19 pandemic coupled with historically low oil prices, Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Modelling suggests as many as 800,000 COVID-19 infections could sweep Alberta, Premier Jason Kenney says
Modelling projections in a "probable" scenario suggests by the end of summer, Alberta could see as many as 800,000 infections and between 400 and 3,100 deaths.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Some good news from around the world on Tuesday
With much of the world struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some good-news stories to report. Here's a brief roundup.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

U.S. records deadliest day yet in coronavirus crisis
New York recorded the single greatest one-day jump in deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, but the state's governor pointed to signs that the state may be reaching a plateau in its wrenching efforts to limit the damage caused by the pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

New York sees its deadliest day yet in coronavirus crisis
New York recorded the single greatest one-day jump in deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, but the state's governor pointed to other signs that the state may be reaching a plateau in its wrenching efforts to limit the damage caused by the pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Outpouring of support after COVID-19 fears leave Ottawa nurse homeless
An Ottawa nurse who was left homeless because of fears she would spread COVID-19 says she now has a temporary place to stay and is working on finding a more permanent home.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Nearly 1M Canadians applied for emergency COVID-19 benefits on Day 1
Nearly one million Canadians filed for income support benefits on the first day the emergency COVID-19 program was open for applications.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

'It's a complicated situation': Temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada, but there are hurdles
The federal government is allowing the temporary foreign worker program to go ahead this year with modifications to account for COVID-19, but there are still hurdles to getting the workers into the country. Some farmers and beekeepers are worried that their workers will arrive too late.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

MLB, players' union discuss playing all games in Arizona
Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix, Ariz., area this season and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players' association.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Scheer is a zombie Opposition leader for the zombie apocalypse
The reanimation of Andrew Scheer's career as Conservative leader has been made possible by the government's mishandling of its response to the COVID-19 crisis, writes Kory Teneycke.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Do alcohol and COVID-19 isolation mix? Some health experts don't think so
Liquor store sales increased across the country in March as shoppers stocked up to wait out the COVID-19 outbreak. That has some addiction experts warning about the potentially risky mix of packed liquor cabinets, stress, anxiety, and days and weeks stuck at home.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Global lockdowns might reduce CO2 emissions but won't halt climate crisis, scientists say
The worldwide shutdowns are having a deep economic impact, but it might appear as though there could be a silver lining: reduced CO2 emissions. Scientists say that it's not that simple.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Global lockdowns might reduce CO2 emissions, but won't halt climate crisis, scientists say
The worldwide shutdowns are having a deep economic impact, but it might appear as though there could be a silver lining: reduced CO2 emissions. Scientists say that it's not that simple.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

'Cast aside': student job seekers say they've been forgotten in federal pandemic plan
The government's showcase economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB), has come in for criticism from students.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

'She just started sobbing': Parents struggle to help kids cope with COVID-19 anxiety
This is a new, scary world, and for many children and young people across the country it has led to soaring levels of anxiety.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

'Uncharted times': Planning for wildfire season amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Municipal and provincial officials and firefighters in Alberta are gearing up for wildfire season as best they can, but nobody has experience dealing with fire fighting during a pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

16 people died at Ont. nursing home before sick residents were separated from the healthy
An Ontario nursing home besieged by COVID-19 didn't separate healthy from sick residents or staff until after 16 people had died, and two weeks after the home declared a respiratory outbreak, CBC News has learned.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus? Your COVID-19 questions answered
We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send your questions to COVID@cbc.ca and we'll answer as many as we can. We'll publish a selection every weekday online, and we're also putting some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.  



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Are COVID-19 isolation and booze a dangerous mix? Some health experts think so
Liquor store sales increased across the country in March as shoppers stocked up to wait out the COVID-19 outbreak. That has some addiction experts warning about the potentially risky mix of packed liquor cabinets, stress, anxiety, and days and weeks stuck at home.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

As Schitt's Creek bids farewell, fans cling to its levity and 'humanity'
The success of Schitt's Creek has often been attributed to its feel-good comedy and many fans have turned to the Canadian series as respite during troubled times.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Boris Johnson is stable and 'in good spirits,' British PM's office says
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in stable condition in intensive care after suffering a deterioration of his COVID-19 symptoms, and is in good spirits, his spokesperson said Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 07, 2020

Boris Johnson stable overnight, 'in good spirits,' British PM's office says
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was stable overnight in intensive care after suffering a deterioration of his COVID-19 symptoms, and he remains in good spirits, his spokesperson said Tuesday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

'The message might get across better': Winnipeg family builds Lego video of PM's COVID-19 message to kids
A Winnipeg family has hit the bricks to share Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's message to children in a video that features little Lego versions of him and reporters, well as a cameo appearance by Manitoba's top public health officials.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

A 'real balancing act:' Ont., P.E.I. public schools kick off home learning amid COVID-19
Hundreds of thousands of Canadian public school students went back to school without leaving home on Monday, as a new learning-from-home framework amid the coronavirus pandemic officially got underway in Ontario and Prince Edward Island.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Why B.C. is flattening the COVID-19 curve while numbers in central Canada surge
The COVID-19 outbreak is currently less severe in British Columbia than in Canada's two largest provinces. The reasons why are part preparation and part luck, say public health experts.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Why is B.C. flattening the COVID-19 curve while numbers in central Canada surge?
It's true that B.C. was able to learn from having a few isolated cases of novel coronavirus in January and February. It's also true the province has been lucky not to have a viral "super-spreader," as has been the case in other places. But there's a bit more to it than that.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Wisconsin primary is going ahead today after court challenges fail
Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidential primary election, becoming a test case for dozens of states struggling to balance public health concerns with a core pillar of democracy.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Wisconsin primary must proceed on Tuesday, court rules
Voters in Wisconsin are likely to face a choice Tuesday of participating in a presidential primary election or heeding warnings from public health officials to stay away from large crowds during the coronavirus pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Wisconsin primary will go ahead today after court challenges fail
Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidential primary election, becoming a test case for dozens of states struggling to balance public health concerns with a core pillar of democracy.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Vatican welcomes Cardinal George Pell acquittal by Australian top court
The Vatican on Tuesday welcomed Cardinal George Pell's acquittal by Australia's highest court on charges of sexual abuse, praising him for having "waited for the truth to be ascertained."



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Cardinal George Pell freed after Australian court overturns conviction
Australia's highest court on Tuesday overturned former Vatican treasurer George Pell's conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s, Australian media reported.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Cardinal George Pell to be freed after Australian court overturns conviction
Australia's highest court on Tuesday overturned former Vatican treasurer George Pell's conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s, Australian media reported.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Technical glitch stalls some emergency loans for stranded Canadians
An email from Global Affairs Canada informs some stranded travellers that a "technical issue" prevented some applications for emergency loans from being processed. The loans for up to $5,000 are intended to help Canadians abroad book flights and cover expenses.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Canadian officials trying to secure a U.S. exemption for medical supply imports as mask dispute continues
Canadian officials working behind the scenes to secure critical medical supplies from the United States say they've made some progress — but they're still trying to get a full exemption from the Trump administration for supply imports as the global fight over personal protective gear rages on.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Anxieties over COVID-19 and possible PPE shortages prompting some health care workers to draft wills
Anxieties among health care workers are growing as uncertainty over the supply chain of protective equipment such as masks increases and the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths continues to rise.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Ontario health-care worker posts emotional thank-you to border officers
Jeffrey Rowe was heading back into Windsor, Ont. Saturday night after working a hectic 12-hour hospital shift in Detroit, when he was stopped at the border for something very peculiar.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Lady Gaga announces $35M raised to fight COVID-19 'catastrophe'
Lady Gaga appeared via video link at Monday's World Health Organization media briefing to announce that $35 million US has been raised to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. She also unveiled an upcoming TV and online special to honour health workers and raise people's spirits.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Lady Gaga announces star-studded special to honour COVID-19 health workers
Lady Gaga appeared via video link at Monday's World Health Organization media briefing to announce that $35 million US has been raised to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. She also unveiled an upcoming TV and online special to honour health workers and raise people's spirits.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

U.S. deaths from COVID-19 climb to over 10,000: Johns Hopkins
The death toll in New York, the state hardest hit by COVID-19, was "effectively flat" for the second day in a row, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his daily news conference on Monday, but the U.S. as a whole saw the death toll from the pandemic climb to over 10,000.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Canada's top doctor says non-medical masks can help stop the spread of COVID-19
Canada's chief public health officer now says that wearing a non-medical mask can help stop the spread of COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Under Sweden's divergent COVID-19 policy, schools and cafes stay open as death toll climbs
Sweden's days as a European outlier in the fight against coronavirus may be ending. As deaths rise, many are questioning measures that appear relaxed compared with the rest of the world.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Swedes' trust in government put to test as coronavirus deaths spike
Sweden's days as a European outlier in the fight against coronavirus may be ending. As deaths rise, many are questioning measures that appear relaxed compared with the rest of the world.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

A pandemic side-effect: Weather forecasts may become less accurate
An unprecedented decline in global air traffic is limiting the data available to meteorologists who predict the weather.  



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Japan preparing to declare state of emergency to COVID-19 fight
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to bolster measures to fight the coronavirus, but that there will be no hard lockdowns.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Oil prices pull back after OPEC and Russia delay discussions on cutting output
Oil prices fell on Monday after Saudi Arabia and Russia delayed a meeting to discuss output cuts that could help to reduce global oversupply as the coronavirus pandemic pummels demand.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Canadian passengers on Coral Princess cruise ship heading home: Champagne
Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canadian passengers on the Coral Princess cruise ship will be headed home today, after undergoing a health screening.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world April 6
Eligible Canadians can start applying for a emergency benefit program on Monday as Ottawa tries to keep people afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide and prompted a scramble to secure critical supplies. Here's what's happening around Canada and the world.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

What it's like to have COVID-19: N.B. woman breaks silence on illness
She was careful. She washed her hands. She practised physical distancing. Still, she tested positive for COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

What it's like to have COVID-19: Saint Johner breaks silence on illness
She was careful. She washed her hands. She practised physical distancing. Still, she tested positive for COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

What you need to know about Ontario's at-home learning program, which launches today
Schools in Ontario remain closed but classes are technically back in session today as the province's at-home distance learning program begins. It's led by teachers, but students will need to learn independently and receive direction and support from parents.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Canadian Forces call back ships, cut missions short due to COVID-19
The Canadian military says it's doing what it can to keep its members safe, prevent the spread of COVID-19 and make sure it still has the ability to perform essential operations. And that means making a lot of changes in how the military runs.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Canadian Forces calls back ships, cuts missions short due to COVID-19
The Canadian military says it's doing what it can to keep its members safe, prevent the spread of COVID-19 and make sure it still has the ability to perform essential operations. And that means making a lot of changes in how the military runs.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

U.K. PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's condition has worsened since being hospitalized with persistent COVID-19 symptoms and he has been moved into intensive care, his Downing Street office said in a statement on Monday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

U.K PM Boris Johnson is doing well, expected back at his office shortly, says minister
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "doing well" and is expected to be back at work soon, housing minister Robert Jenrick said on Monday after the British leader was admitted to hospital on Sunday night.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

U.K. PM Boris Johnson 'in good spirits,' remains in hospital
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a comfortable night in hospital, is in good spirits and continues to carry out work as leader of the government but will remain in hospital under observation, his spokesperson said on Monday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

'There's the bush': Truckers face challenges finding bathrooms, meals
Long-haul truckers are delivering essentials to keep Canadians in food and supplies during the COVID-19 crisis, but many have found it hard to get a meal or a bathroom themselves along their route. As news of their plight spreads, however, Canadians are stepping up.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

'Mask wars' risk setting back global fight against coronavirus
The cutthroat tactics of the 'mask wars' risk making the COVID-19 crisis worse for everyone. The selfishness isn't a surprise under the circumstances, but the apparent desperation of some of the wealthiest countries on Earth is.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

'Giving us the full understanding of what's happening': Applause for ASL interpreters amid pandemic
Amid the daily coronavirus briefings by multiple levels of government across Canada, a new public service figure is stepping into the spotlight — the sign language interpreter.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Dairy farmers dumping milk as demand drops
Some Ontario dairy farmers have been told to dump their excess milk as COVID-19 closures have caused the demand for dairy products to drop drastically.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Many provinces, territories enforcing border checkpoints and travel restrictions
While the coronavirus pandemic has prompted a shutdown of non-essential travel at the Canada-U.S. border, many provinces have also set up checkpoints at their borders to restrict traffic, raising questions about the constitutionality of such measures.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Inflation's return would upend consumer and market strategies: Don Pittis
Some economists warn that among the many destabilizing effects of the COVID-19 crisis could be the end of more than a decade of low inflation.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Outbreak of 'mask wars' risks setback for war against coronavirus
The cutthroat tactics of the 'mask wars' risk making the COVID-19 crisis worse for everyone. The selfishness isn't a surprise under the circumstances, but the apparent desperation of some of the wealthiest countries on Earth is.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Outbreak of 'mask wars' risks setback in fight against coronavirus
The cutthroat tactics of the 'mask wars' risk making the COVID-19 crisis worse for everyone. The selfishness isn't a surprise under the circumstances, but the apparent desperation of some of the wealthiest countries on Earth is.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Outbreak of 'mask wars' risks setting back global fight against coronavirus
The cutthroat tactics of the 'mask wars' risk making the COVID-19 crisis worse for everyone. The selfishness isn't a surprise under the circumstances, but the apparent desperation of some of the wealthiest countries on Earth is.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 06, 2020

Queen Elizabeth offers an 'enduring and reassuring voice' in the face of COVID-19 crisis
Even the backdrop to Queen Elizabeth's special broadcast Sunday offering reassurance and urging resilience in the face of the coronavirus pandemic told a story.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

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Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News



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Apr 05, 2020

House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown
Canada's House of Commons is looking at taking its debates virtual as COVID-19 is expected to prevent a return as planned on April 20.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Actress Shirley Douglas dead at 86
Actor Kiefer Sutherland announced his mother's death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia on Sunday morning. Sutherland said his mother's illness was not related to COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

U.K. PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital as 'precautionary step'
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for the virus.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

'We'll do what is necessary to keep Canadians safe,' Trudeau says amid U.S.-Canada mask dispute
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he remains engaged in talks with Washington over its order to ban exports of some protective medical supplies to Canada, but says he's prepared to do whatever it takes to keep Canadians safe during the COVID-19 crisis.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

'We will meet again': Queen Elizabeth urges self-discipline, resolve amid coronavirus pandemic
Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of the Second World War in an extremely rare broadcast to the nation.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

U.S. allies complain of 'Wild West' tactics in race for medical supplies
From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Federal COVID-19 benefits could be deposited within 3 to 5 days of applying, Trudeau says
Canadians can begin applying for emergency income support benefits Monday, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is also working on ways to help people who aren't covered by the programs brought in so far, including students.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Fighting COVID-19: Supplies, testing and scams: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need this week.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

How to keep COVID-19 stress from ruining your sleep
Stress about COVID-19, as well as disruptions to routine, add up to increased sleep problems, experts say. Here are some ways to help you sleep easier in this uncertain time.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Meet the public health detectives working around-the-clock to stop the spread of COVID-19
Canada is training more people to help track coronavirus cases.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

'We think about our boys every single day': Photo project marks 2nd anniversary of Humboldt Broncos bus crash
Families and supporters are finding ways to honour those who were killed or injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash two years ago.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

4 crucial health-care lessons Canada needs to learn from COVID-19
It's frustrating to know that Canada could have invested in health care in times of plenty and been much better prepared for this outbreak, write Dr. Hance Clarke and Imran Abdool.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

'It's critical': Shuttered fitness studios move online to stay afloat in era of COVID-19
COVID-19 has forced owners of gyms and fitness studios to close their doors, but many are opening up online in hopes it will help get them through the pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

'None of us have been trained to work during a pandemic': Family medicine clinic struggles to maintain care
'None of us have been trained to work during a pandemic,' says Dr. Javed Alloo, who is now seeing some patients remotely to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

'There is some upside': Optimism in natural gas sector a result of oil industry's crisis
The problems plaguing the oil industry — a sharp drop in fuel demand and OPEC countries flooding the market with oil — could mean higher prices for natural gas.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

The pandemic is breaking down political barriers between provincial and federal governments
While Canadians are being asked to keep their distance from one another to slow the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic is bringing Canada's leaders closer together.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Wildlife take to the streets as people stay indoors
Many people worldwide spend time indoors in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and animals are making appearances in places where people usually spend time.



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