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Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Canadian News

CBC News
What's happening in Canada and around the world

CBC News
Ontario COVID-19 cases near 2,000; schools set to stay closed until at least May

CBC News
Canada's next-door neighbour is now the epicentre of global pandemic

CBC News
Some health experts questioning advice against wider use of masks to slow spread of COVID-19

CBC News
The flurry of daily pandemic data can be overwhelming. Here's how to make sense of it.

The Canadian Press
Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves

CBC News
Trudeau gives update on Canada's plan to secure medical supplies

CBC News
When will children be back in school?

The Globe and Mail
Why Quebec’s coronavirus cases have skyrocketed

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: April 1

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
How did you win the coronavirus war? I stayed home.

Wesley K. Wark | Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Health Intelligence, National Security and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Andrew MacDougall | Maclean’s
Oh, wise and wonderful Trump, help us stop the coronavirus

Miles Corak | The Globe and Mail
Ottawa is struggling to be a just-in-time government

Bob Rae and Mel Cappe | The Globe and Mail
We cannot afford to fail

Éric Grenier | CBC News
Partisan divisions on COVID-19 exist in Canada but they're deeper in the U.S.

John Doyle | The Globe and Mail
Boycott Trump’s TV press conferences?

Don Pittis | CBC News
How to choose among economic forecasts in a time of record uncertainty

Tina Park | The Globe and Mail
Canada can flatten its pandemic curve by taking lessons from South Korea

Kathleen Finlay | CBC News
COVID-19 anxiety shows why Canada needs a 9-8-8 number for mental health emergencies

Jonathan Berkshire Miller | Inside Policy
More Than Propaganda Behind China’s Disinformation On COVID-19

International News

Aviation Week Network
USAF Announces New Major Deficiency On KC-46

FlightGlobal News
Boeing to supply 18 P-8A patrol aircraft for South Korea, New Zealand and US Navy

NextGov News
Pentagon Will Modify Hundreds of Contracts for Coronavirus Response

Aviation Week Network
Pandemic Cuts New-Aircraft Needs 25% Through 2025, Analysts Say

Reuters News Agency
ACE says it's prepared to build as many as 340 makeshift hospitals

ABC News
After 'Zoom bombings', other incidents, FBI warns of videoconferencing hijacking - More

ABC News
DOJ Inspector General finds new errors in FBI's handling of surveillance warrants

Agence France-Presse
US braces for staggering virus death toll - More

The Associated Press
White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast

The Associated Press
Viral virus briefing: Where science meets all things Trump

The Hill
McConnell: Impeachment distracted government from coronavirus threat

The Associated Press
Administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

The Hill
Obama urges voters to 'demand better' after Trump rolls back fuel standards

The Hill
Trump backs infrastructure bill as next phase of coronavirus relief

The Associated Press
Extroverts (and introverts, too) face quarantine challenges

Agence France-Presse
Race for vaccine tests limits of drug innovation

The Associated Press
CNN's Chris Cuomo has COVID-19, is showing symptoms

Reuters News Agency
Cruise ship with coronavirus outbreak sails to uncertain Florida welcome

Reuters News Agency
Oil prices mixed, U.S. inventory build-up heightens oversupply concerns

The Associated Press
Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain new chapter - More - More

The Associated Press
Europe’s hospitals among the best but can’t handle pandemic

The Associated Press
Dismantling democracy? Virus used as excuse to quell dissent.

CBC News
Hungary's Orban, Serbia's Vucic seize greater authority amid coronavirus lockdowns

The Associated Press
World virus infections top 800,000; Spain sees record deaths - More

Agence France-Presse
Global lockdown tightens as virus deaths mount

The Associated Press
EU launches new naval mission to police Libya arms embargo

Reuters News Agency
Saudi Arabia asks Muslims to put hajj plans on hold

The Associated Press
US extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

Agence France-Presse
Hungry and in chains, Thailand's tourist elephants face crisis

Defense One
China is Willing to Negotiate on Nuclear Arms, But Not on Trump’s Terms

Reuters News Agency
China to focus on asymptomatic coronavirus cases after recent rise in infections

Reuters News Agency
North Korea says Pompeo's 'reckless remarks' made them lose interest in talks with U.S.

The Associated Press
Cherry blossoms, empty stores in virus-hit Japan

ABC News
Captain of USS Theodore Roosevelt struck by coronavirus wants sailors off ship - More

Reuters News Agency
'Sailors do not need to die,' warns captain

Agence France-Presse
Extreme isolation: world's last virus-free corners hold tight

The Sydney Morning Herald
Chinese-backed company's mission was to source Australian medical supplies

The Associated Press
Mexico broadens shutdown, prohibits gatherings

The New York Times
On This Day: April 1 - Photos

International Commentary

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