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Canadian News

CBC News
RMC classes, base training courses still on, despite COVID-19 - More - More

The Canadian Press
Cadets in Saint-Jean and Kingston must now return home - More - More

The Canadian Press
Payments for thousands of injured veterans possible following Federal Court ruling

The Globe and Mail
Nearly half of Canada’s COVID-19 cases now acquired through community spread - More

Global News
B.C. reports 145 new cases - More - More

CBC News
The world could face a second wave of COVID-19

CBC News
Alberta gun owners stocking up on ammunition

National Post
Snowbirds flock across the border, shop and refuse to self-isolate

CBC News
Ontario releases list of essential workplaces that can remain open

The Canadian Press
Airports now a challenging 'Petri dish' for officials trying to prevent spread of virus

The Globe and Mail
Ontario to slash hydro rates to offset costs of WEH - More

CBC News
What you need to know about masks and protecting yourself against COVID-19

CBC News
As Trump muses about easing COVID-19 restrictions, all eyes are on the border

CBC News
All-volunteer cyber civil defence brigade assembles to fight COVID-19 hackers

Canadian Commentary

Don Pittis | CBC News
Does the economy need a helicopter rescue to escape COVID-19 disaster?

Campbell Clark | The Globe and Mail
Trudeau acts in crisis role as lecturer-in-chief

John Robson | National Post
We revert to type in a crisis — Trudeau reverted to authoritarian

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
This is a national emergency. Let’s treat it like one

Rex Murphy | National Post
In this time of crisis, we need more decision makers, not fewer

Jonathan Kay | National Post
COVID-19: It takes more than a pandemic to turn Canadians against each other

Gwynne Dyer | Postmedia News
How the plague is going to change everyday life

Gary Mason | The Globe and Mail
Donald Trump’s big coronavirus decision: the economy vs. human lives

Lorrie Goldstein | The London Free Press
We gambled on the wrong threat — climate change

Michael Fraiman | Maclean’s
In Canada and around the world, weekends no longer exist - More

International News

Reuters News Agency
Coronavirus shockwave rocks airplane manufacturers, suppliers

Reuters News Agency
Parking pain: Airlines, airports hunt for storage space as planes idled

Newsweek
Elon Musk Delivers 1,255 Ventilators to California After Buying 'Oversupply' From China

Bloomberg News
YouTube will limit video quality around the world for a month

Newsweek
Facebook Says Coronavirus Pandemic Has Led to Massive Increase in Use

Reuters News Agency
U.S. nears goal line in coronavirus stimulus negotiations, Senate leaders say

Reuters News Agency
U.S. industries scramble for exemptions as state shutdown orders grow

Agence France-Presse
Fear in New York, but Trump says coronavirus restrictions could ease soon

BBC News
Coronavirus spreading in New York like 'a bullet train'

ABC News
Trump wants country 'opened up' by Easter - More

ABC News
Coronavirus live updates: 600 dead in US, over 400,000 diagnosed worldwide

U.S. News & World Report
How Coronavirus Made Andrew Cuomo America’s Governor

Agence France-Presse
Markets rally as Federal Reserve unveils 'game changer' support measures

Reuters News Agency
U.S. has potential of becoming coronavirus epicenter, says WHO

Reuters News Agency
U.S. states, cities desperate for coronavirus help, military prepares

Global News
Trump warns of ‘suicides by thousands’ if U.S. businesses don’t re-open soon

The Associated Press
Man dead, wife critically ill after taking additive found in anti-malaria drug

ABC News
Tensions with Trump: Dr. Anthony Fauci on telling the truth

CBC News
Battered stock markets post best day in years

Reuters News Agency
Surveys show coronavirus pandemic savaging global economy

Reuters News Agency
Roads quiet but Underground packed as Britain goes into virtual lockdown - More

BBC News
British Army delivers protective equipment to NHS staff

BBC News
How staying at home can stop coronavirus

BBC News
Ofcom: 'To get faster internet, avoid using the microwave'

BBC News
Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga to make surgical masks

The Associated Press
Foreign hospitals help French virus hotspot cope

Reuters News Agency
Spain reports 6,600 new coronavirus cases overnight, over 500 dead

Reuters News Agency
Health workers make up nearly 14% of Spain's coronavirus cases

Agence France-Presse
Spanish soldiers find bodies in retirement homes

Agence France-Presse
For Moscow's quarantined, 100,000 cameras are watching

The Associated Press
US shames Afghan leaders' obstinance as pandemic looms

Reuters News Agency
Putin sports hazmat suit as Moscow says virus outbreak is 'much worse' than it appears

BBC News
India enters 'total lockdown' after spike in cases

Agence France-Presse
China virus epicentre to open up as world locks down - More

The Associated Press
US newspapers urge China not to expel their journalists

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les USA pourraient devenir le nouvel épicentre de l'épidémie, selon l'OMS

Radio-Canada
Trump assure que le coronavirus ne nuira pas longtemps à l'économie

Agence France-Presse
Trump impatient de lever les restrictions malgré l’accélération des décès aux États-Unis

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump admet qu'il n'est « pas facile » de procurer des masques aux États de l'Union

Agence France-Presse
« Doublement des cas tous les trois jours » dans l’État de New York

Agence de Presse Reuters
Paris ne ferme pas la porte à un traçage numérique

Agence de Presse Reuters
Nombre de cas probablement 10 fois plus élevé en Italie que le bilan officiel

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Espagne compte près de 40.000 cas de coronavirus, en hausse de 20% en 24 heures

Radio-Canada
La Ville de Moscou offre 80 dollars aux aînés qui restent à la maison

Agence de Presse Reuters
Décision dans les prochains jours sur l'éventuel report des JO de Tokyo

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