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Canadian News

Global News
PM may tap CAF, industry to produce additional medical supplies

CBC News
PM says closures, social distancing measures could be in place for weeks or months

Global News
Canada-U.S. border closure amid coronavirus likely to start Friday night

The Toronto Star
Toronto fires director of the Office of Emergency Management

Global News
Alberta loves Dr. Hinshaw, and her periodic table dress - More - More - More

CBC News
Elmira moonshine distillery starts producing hand sanitizer - More - More

CBC News
Concordia University kicking students out of residence

CTV News
Irving suspends industrial operations at Halifax Shipyard

CTV News
Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo cancelled

CBC News
Prominent scientist dares to ask: Has the COVID-19 response gone too far?

CBC News
Some Canadians abroad aren't rushing home

CBC News
Canadians are being asked to stop panic-shopping

Global News
François-Philippe Champagne tested for COVID-19

CBC News
How Canada and the U.S. agreed on border restrictions in a hurry - More

CBC News
Panic sets in for stranded Canadian travellers as calls grow for repatriation flights - More

Global News
How long can Canadians expect to be social distancing?

Maclean’s
Could the school year be over because of coronavirus?

The Province
Physician waits six days to find out she is negative for COVID-19 - More

Reuters News Agency
Coronavirus-hit cruise ship docks in France with 100 Canadians on board

Radio-Canada
Un autre décès et 40 nouveaux cas en Colombie-Britannique

Radio-Canada
La frontière « probablement » fermée dans la nuit de vendredi à samedi

TVA Nouvelles
Les derniers développements sur le coronavirus

Radio-Canada
COVID-19 : le ministre François-Philippe Champagne en isolement

Radio-Canada
Les hôteliers appelés à fournir des milliers de lits pendant la pandémie

Le Soleil
Air Canada suspend des vols à l’intérieur du Québec pour le mois d’avril

Radio-Canada
Créer un vaccin à vitesse grand V

Radio-Canada
Ottawa assure tout faire pour augmenter le nombre de tests de dépistage

Radio-Canada
Le Nouveau-Brunswick déclare l’état d’urgence sanitaire

Agence QMI
Les Québécois sont les plus préoccupés par la COVID-19

Le Journal de Montréal
Les voyages annulés bientôt l’objet d’une action collective

Le Journal de Montréal
Pilotes et personnel de bord d’Air China ont de nouveau atterri à Dorval

Canadian Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
No family, fanfare for NASA astronaut launching next month

The Associated Press
California governor orders statewide stay-at-home order

The Associated Press
What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Agence France-Presse
Wealthy flock to private jets as pandemic spreads and airlines tank

The Associated Press
McConnell plan: $1,200 payments; $1T rescue takes shape - More

The Guardian
From calm to closing borders, Trump's changing reactions to coronavirus

The Associated Press
Trump focuses attention on possible coronavirus treatments - More

Slate
Why Hasn’t Tony Fauci Been at the Coronavirus Press Conferences?

The Associated Press
Pressure grows on Trump as hospitals sound virus alarms

The Associated Press
US seeks $3 billion to boost oil producers as prices plunge

Agence France-Presse
Hospital ships USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy being deployed

NBC News
New York Numbers to ‘Jump Astronomically’ After Record Overnight Tests

NBC News
Map: Watch the Coronavirus Cases Spread Across the World

Agence France-Presse
Youth warned against 'fever dream' of coronavirus invincibility

The Guardian
US immigration agency to scale back aggressive operations

Reuters News Agency
G7 meeting at Camp David cancelled; video-conference to be held instead

Global News
World without crowds: Eerie photos of empty cities in coronavirus lockdown

The Associated Press
Virus revives demand for traditional French soap - More

The Associated Press
Italian death toll overtakes China’s as virus spreads - More

Slate
A Message From Italy: It’s Going to Get Worse. Much Worse.

The Guardian
'A generation has died': Italian province struggles to bury its coronavirus dead

Reuters News Agency
Spain to close all hotels, help nursing homes

CBC News
Turks see little upside to country's military involvement in Syria

CBC News
Is Taiwan's impressive response to COVID-19 possible in Canada?

Agence France-Presse
World wages 'war' on virus as China offers ray of hope

Agence France-Presse
China reports zero new domestic virus cases for first time

Reuters News Agency
Could there be a second wave of coronavirus? Experts say it’s possible but unclear.

The Guardian
Japanese flu drug 'clearly effective' in treating coronavirus, says China

International Commentary

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