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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

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 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

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 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

'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 05, 2020

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CBC Top Stories
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

Former military commanders offer ideas for keeping sane, healthy in COVID-19 lockdown
If you're feeling a confined because the coronvirus lockdown, two former military commanders says soldiers and submarines can empathize, and have a few ideas for keeping you sane and healthy over the long haul.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Has COVID-19 messed up your finances? Here's how to fight for a fair deal
Consumer rights advocate Ellen Roseman did a Q&A with Marketplace co-host Asha Tomlinson addressing a number of Canadians' concerns, including everything from rents and mortgages to daycares.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Home schooling during pandemic a daunting challenge for families of kids with disabilities
As families across Canada struggle to adjust to school closures that could last indefinitely during the COVID-19 pandemic, families of children with special needs are being especially hard hit.



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

Families of Flight 752 victims report threats, acts of intimidation — and blame Tehran
Family members in Canada who have criticized Iran's government after losing their loved ones in the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 say they're being targeted for threats and intimidation — and they blame Tehran.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Comedians and COVID: Late-night hosts bring laughs from home
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, late-night hosts have found ways to adapt while continuing to provide camaraderie, comedy and even comfort to their audiences by broadcasting from their homes.



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

'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

'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

'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

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.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 05, 2020

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on April 5
Faced with a White House-ordered ban on exports of key COVID-19 medical supplies to Canada and abroad, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying a more diplomatic approach with U.S. President Donald Trump, hoping to convince him such a ban will harm Americans and Canadians alike.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Canada's big banks cut credit card interest rates to ease coronavirus impact
Canada's Big Six banks have said they will reduce interest rates on credit cards to provide relief to customers affected by COVID-19 pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Trump warns 'toughest' days of pandemic still lie ahead for U.S.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States was heading into what could be its "toughest" weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide, and he warned states not to inflate their needs for critical medical equipment.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

WATCH: White House COVID-19 briefing
U.S. President Donald Trump provides an update on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Canada's top doctor says models are not 'crystal balls' as calls to release national projections grow
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says models that attempt to predict how many people could become infected and die from the coronavirus are not "crystal balls," and that it's more important to focus on what is happening with the outbreak in real time.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Ottawa looks to Kushner, other U.S. trade officials to resolve medical equipment dispute
The Trudeau government is looking to the relationships it established during NAFTA negotiations to resolve the new urgent dispute over personal protective equipment with the United States.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

2 dead on virus-stricken Princess cruise ship docked in Miami with 99 Canadians aboard
Two people have died on the coronavirus-striken Coral Princess cruise ship which has docked in Miami. There are 99 Canadians onboard the ship.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

'It became a nightmare': 2 people dead on Princess cruise ship docked in Miami with 99 Canadians aboard
Two people have died on the coronavirus-striken Coral Princess cruise ship which has docked in Miami. There are 99 Canadians onboard the ship.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Mexico joins Canada, notifies U.S. it's ready to implement new NAFTA
The Mexican government notified Canada and the U.S. late Friday that it is ready to implement the revised North American trade agreement, leaving it up to the Americans now to decide when the deal should take effect.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

'Millions of masks' expected as 3M faces pressure over equipment exports
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is due to receive a shipment of "millions of masks" in the coming days, as a major medical device manufacturer remains under continued pressure from the United States to cease its exports of similar protective equipment. 



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Interest rates are plunging — so why aren't mortgage rates?
Central banks have cut their interest rates to the lowest level on record, and yields in the bond market have, for the most part, never been lower either. But a funny thing is happening in Canada's mortgage market as lenders aren't passing all of those potential savings on to borrowers.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Backlash grows against Brazil's Bolsonaro even as he moderates tone on pandemic
There are signs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may be changing his tone after downplaying the coronavirus threat and undermining directives from health officials. Experts say his sagging approval ratings are the reason.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

How will the global coronavirus pandemic end?
Experts say there are several likely COVID-19 end scenarios that could play out, but for the time being, we're at the whim of a virus that shows no signs of slowing down.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

How to help seniors get through the COVID-19 pandemic
From questions to ask a long-term care facility to some advice on minimizing loneliness, here are some key things to consider when thinking about the impact COVID-19 is having Canada's elderly.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

How to interpret COVID-19 disease models and projections
Governments have released models with dire projections about how many people could die from COVID-19 to help get people onside with physical distancing measures. But experts caution models aren't a crystal ball.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Is Canada bad at sharing public data? COVID-19 rekindles an old debate
Is Canada bad at sharing public data? It's a perennial debate, rekindled by COVID-19. Ottawa's slowness to release death projections has stoked passions on both sides of a long-running debate.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

COVID-19 adds extra anxiety as feds, provinces prepare for flood and wildfire season
The federal government and provinces are updating their contingency plans to tackle the upcoming spring flood and wildfire seasons as they also try to keep COVID-19 contained.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Detective work and a culture of cleanliness — has Japan found its own way to stop COVID-19?
If Japan seems complacent about the threat of coronavirus in a world that's been crippled by it, that's partly because the number of infections here has been relatively low. But that could change, writes Saša Petricic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

'There was no normal to come back to': Former Diamond Princess cruise passengers struggle with long isolation
The ship's 47 Canadian passengers had already been through a month of quarantine and isolation before returning home.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

The pandemic numbers out of Ontario are horrifying — and we needed to hear them
The government of Ontario Premier Doug Ford has presented some genuinely terrifying numbers about the possible scope of the COVID-19 pandemic. They're cause for alarm, certainly — and also for hope.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Seniors on COVID-19 front line: how to help them fight loneliness, deal with care homes
From questions to ask a long-term care facility to some advice on minimizing loneliness, here are some key things to consider when thinking about the impact COVID-19 is having Canada's elderly.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Why COVID-19 testing varies so much across Canada
If you just came back from an overseas trip with a fever and a cough, you can get a COVID-19 test in Manitoba and Nova Scotia, but not B.C. or Alberta. And some provinces are expanding who can get tests, as others narrow them. Why? And what does it mean for the accuracy of Canada's case numbers?



CBC Top Stories
Apr 04, 2020

Why the Queen's rare broadcast will bring 'dignity and gravitas' to the battle against COVID-19
A rare special message from Queen Elizabeth on Sunday is likely to be calm and stoic, offering thanks to those on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 and support for everyone working together at a time of crisis.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

U.S. singer Pink says she tested positive for COVID-19
The U.S. singer Pink had tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday, also announcing that she is donating $500,000 US each to two emergency funds.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Trump fires watchdog who handled complaint that triggered impeachment
Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Michael Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Trump fires watchdog who handled whistleblower complaint that triggered impeachment
Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Michael Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Air Canada to provide protective gowns, eyewear to flight crew amid COVID-19 pandemic
The company said in a memo sent to staff and seen by CBC News that it secured a supply of plastic safety eyeglasses on Friday, and will provide workers with protective gowns to wear over their uniforms starting Sunday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

A peek behind the curtain: How CBC staff are covering the pandemic
CBC journalists across the country are working in new and innovative ways to bring you the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's a look at how some of them are doing it.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

A peak behind the curtain: How CBC staff are covering the pandemic
CBC journalists across the country are working in new and innovative ways to bring you the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's a look at how some of them are doing it.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Federal government urges med students, retirees to volunteer in the fight against COVID-19
The federal government is seeking volunteers with medical experience to provide backup support in the fight against COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

The economy's on life support and Canadians need help now. What's the holdup?
As the COVID-19 caseload shows every sign of surging in Canada, the delivery of promised financial relief for people who've lost their jobs or closed their businesses remains maddeningly slow.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Food security experts warn of supply shortages, higher prices due to global pandemic
Food security experts are warning the global pandemic could lead to supply shortages, higher prices and a growing nutrition gap between rich and poor.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Scheer says Conservatives won't shy away from criticizing government's COVID-19 response
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Friday that a "Team Canada" approach to the COVID-19 crisis doesn't mean the Liberal government's response to the pandemic should be free from criticism.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

As COVID-19 rips through nursing homes, some tell loved ones there's 'no benefit' to sending ill to hospital
Some families of residents in long-term care homes are being warned that admission to hospital or an ICU will be unlikely in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, leaving some unsure whether everything possible will be done to save the lives of their loved ones.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

'No benefit' to sending seniors ill with COVID-19 to hospital, some nursing homes tell loved ones
Some families of residents in long-term care homes are being warned that admission to hospital or an ICU will be unlikely in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, leaving some unsure whether everything possible will be done to save the lives of their loved ones.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Trump recommends face masks to stem COVID-19, though says he won't wear one
The new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages people, especially in areas hit hard by the spread of the coronavirus, to use rudimentary coverings like T-shirts, bandanas and non-medical masks to cover their faces while outdoors.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

White House expected to roll out mask guidance to combat COVID-19 spread
The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, but top U.S. infectious disease official Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's no substitute for physical distance in mitigating the spread of COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

U.S. accused of 'Wild West methods' by seizing N95 masks destined for other countries
Medical device manufacturer 3M says it is under pressure from the White House to stop exporting N95 masks it currently produces in the United States to other countries, including Canada.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

3M faces pressure from Trump order to stop exporting N95 masks to Canada
Medical device manufacturer 3M says it is under pressure from the White House to stop exporting N95 masks it currently produces in the United States to other countries, including Canada.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Canada notifies U.S. and Mexico it has ratified revised NAFTA
Canada notified the United States and Mexico Thursday evening that it has finished its ratification process and is now ready to implement the measures in the revised North American trade agreement.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Evidence mounts of COVID-19 'silent spreaders'
Researchers are finding mounting evidence that asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers are "driving" the rapid spread of the virus around the globe — contradicting what Canadian officials were saying just weeks ago.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working
Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has affected people's mobility worldwide, using "Location History" from users's phones to pinpoint where they're spending their time.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on April 3
As known coronavirus cases worldwide pass one million — including 12,549 in Canada — governments scramble to secure critical supplies, implement tough public health measures and deal with growing job losses. Here's a look at what's happening in Canada, the U.S. and around the world Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Neiman Marcus may seek bankruptcy protection
Neiman Marcus Group is stepping up preparations to seek bankruptcy protection, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the debt-laden U.S. luxury department store chain to close its stores, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Some internationally trained doctors can apply for 30-day Ontario licence to fight COVID-19
International medical graduates who've passed their exams to practise in Canada, or have graduated from medical school in the past two years, can now apply for a temporary licence in Ontario to help fight COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

We urgently need to start making more masks in Canada - and wearing them
Hand-washing and isolation are crucial, but some see masks as an additional layer of public protection.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Why filling prescriptions just got more complicated and expensive because of COVID-19
Pharmacies across the country are now filling prescriptions monthly instead of once every three months, leaving some patients to pay three times the usual amount in dispensing fees.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Will COVID-19 force change in Vancouver's troubled Downtown Eastside neighbourhood?
As B.C. warns about COVID-19 sweeping through Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastside, the question remains as to why no crisis before this pandemic appears to have improved the conditions that now leave the area's residents so vulnerable.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Does the virus live on my pet's fur? 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'll 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 News Network.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Canadian passengers on virus-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship worry how they'll get home
Canadian passengers on the Coral Princess cruise ship nearing Fort Lauderdale, Fla., worry how they'll get home after at least a dozen COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed on board.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

Access-to-information systems across Canada slowed by COVID-19
An international human rights organization is calling on all levels of government in Canada to continue answering access-to-information requests — and prioritize ones that relate to government accountability.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

As COVID-19 bailouts pile up, Canadians ask for relief on credit card rates
As governments rush to offer financial relief packages to homeowners, renters, small businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19, some Canadians are wondering why credit card bills aren't included in those measures.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

'People will make a sacrifice for the common good': How the fight against COVID-19 could extend to climate
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how COVID-19 is affecting efforts to move to a low-carbon economy, how lockdowns are impacting power demand in the EU and the role of wild markets in the spread of infectious diseases.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

'Green light to gouge': Prescription changes due to COVID-19 lead to higher costs
Pharmacies across the country are now filling prescriptions monthly instead of once every three months, leaving patients to pay three times the usual in dispensing fees, a patients' advocate said.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

'I was made to feel belittled': Nurses reveal fears working on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic
Nurses across Canada are worried that there will not be adequate supplies of protective gear and equipment for them as more COVID-19 patients require treatment in hospital, CBC News has found.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 03, 2020

'Zoom-bombing' attacks on video conferencing platform leave victims shaken
Zoom has emerged as an indispensable video conferencing tool for remote work and study during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a growing number of so-called Zoom-bombing incidents is prompting warnings from the FBI and from the victims themselves.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

Ottawa Food Bank raises $170K in one day with donations from Wu-Tang Clan, Shopify exec
The Ottawa Food Bank received over $170,000 in the span of 24 hours after a social media campaign netted some big-name donations, including from the iconic hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

GST rebate targeting low-income Canadians impacted by COVID-19 will arrive a month early
A boost to the GST rebate for low-income earners that was supposed to be delivered in early May will now find its way into the hands of Canadians a month early.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

COVID-19 cases in First Nations spur leaders to call for field hospitals
As COVID-19 cases rise on reserves, First Nations leaders are calling for "outside of the box" thinking to deal with the pandemic.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

'It's just a job that has to get done': Alberta couple helps stranded Canadians get home
After two weeks of fear and frustration, hundreds of Canadian tourists are now on their way home from Peru. But many are critical of Ottawa's airlift effort, and say they might still be stuck if it wasn't for the work of several fellow travellers who helped mobilize the repatriation campaign.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

Chief medical officers are leading Canada through COVID-19 crisis — and many are women
The most visible chief medical officers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada have been women. They are helping Canadians understand the outbreak and are gaining respect, and even fan clubs, along the way.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

Canada pulls military trainers out of Iraq as pandemic spreads
A significant number of Canadian military trainers have been redeployed out of Iraq to Kuwait as the federal government temporarily shrinks the size of its overseas missions in response to the pandemic, a senior defence source told CBC News.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

COVID-19 has upended the U.S. election campaign and could also change how Americans vote
It may not be the leading worry for most Americans right now, but amid the anxiety over coronavirus, another kind of concern is quietly growing in this country: how to deal with the coming presidential election.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

Canadian passengers on virus-stricken cruise finally headed for home
An ill-fated cruise that has experienced a COVID-19 outbreak and four deaths is finally coming to an end after politicians in Florida agreed to allow its passengers to disembark in Fort Lauderdale.



CBC Top Stories
Apr 02, 2020

'This has been a nightmare': Canadian passengers on virus-stricken cruise finally headed for home
An ill-fated cruise that has had a COVID-19 outbreak and four deaths is finally coming to an end after politicians in Florida agreed to allow its passengers, including 247 Canadians, to disembark in Ft. Lauderdale.



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