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The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 6:10 a.m. A survey by a Canadian not-for-profit says that over 300,000 restaurant jobs have been lost in Ontario as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

OTTAWA — One of Canada's largest veterans' organizations is urging the federal government to automatically approve the roughly 44,000 outstanding applications for disability benefits from injured veterans to help them better deal with the COVID-19 cr
Tax collectors, auditors to help field 'historic' numbers of benefit-seeking callers

Tax collectors, auditors to help field 'historic' numbers of benefit-seeking callers

OTTAWA — Canada Revenue Agency employees know a giant spotlight will be pointed at them come Monday.
Super-spreading events and Wimbledon cancelled; In The News for April 2

Super-spreading events and Wimbledon cancelled; In The News for April 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 2 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on April 2, 2020: There are 9,729 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada

Tetiana Psaras wants nothing more than to be on the front lines of Canada's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.
Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre

Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre

VANCOUVER — The new coronavirus has spawned an increase in online and telephone crime, targeting anxious Canadians who are self-isolating at home in front of their computers, experts say.
A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed more than 100. Here are the stories of some of those who have lost their lives: Shawn Auger HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta.
Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

TORONTO — Royal Canadian Legion branches are adapting their services to support veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the national organization warns financial pressures could result in the closure of some branches.