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Math modellers say lack of data makes curve flattening difficult to predict

Math modellers say lack of data makes curve flattening difficult to predict

VANCOUVER — When Caroline Colijn sees the daily numbers of new cases of COVID-19 in Canada, she looks for certain things.
One in five Canadians think COVID-19 pandemic blown out of proportion: Poll

One in five Canadians think COVID-19 pandemic blown out of proportion: Poll

OTTAWA — One in five Canadians weren't taking the deadly COVID-19 pandemic seriously as recently as last weekend, a new poll suggests.
'Enough is enough. Go home and stay home,' says Trudeau; In The News for Mar. 24

'Enough is enough. Go home and stay home,' says Trudeau; In The News for Mar. 24

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 Mar. 24. What we are watching in Canada ...
Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor

Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor

VANCOUVER — Measures limiting personal contact to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have seemed like suggestions to beachgoers in the Vancouver area, where basketball games and picnics in the midst of a pandemic prompted the mayor to announce fines on Mo
Environment groups, churches, unions ask oil bailout for families, not companies

Environment groups, churches, unions ask oil bailout for families, not companies

Some Canadian organizations are asking the federal government to focus any bailout of the oil industry on workers and families, not corporations.
First Nations Health Authority tailoring its messaging about COVID-19

First Nations Health Authority tailoring its messaging about COVID-19

VANCOUVER — The public health communication about COVID-19 that's aimed at Indigenous communities should be tailored and take into account Indigenous experiences, say a health official and a researcher who work with First Nation and Metis communities
Provinces tighten freedoms, police get help from citizens in fight against COVID-19

Provinces tighten freedoms, police get help from citizens in fight against COVID-19

MONTREAL — Police forces in Canada are getting extra powers, more flexibility and even help from citizens reporting on one another as governments seek to enforce decrees aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Preparing for battle: Doctor on front lines shares how health-care is changing

Preparing for battle: Doctor on front lines shares how health-care is changing

TORONTO — Each morning when Dr. Seema Marwaha is preparing for work, she thinks about her husband, her 15-month-old son and the possibility she could bring home a dangerous virus.
Airports now a challenging 'Petri dish' for officials trying to prevent spread of virus

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

OTTAWA — For one traveller returning to Toronto from Vietnam, the way officials handled arrivals to Canada was startling when compared to strict COVID-19 guidelines in the southeast Asian country.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.