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Elderly main victims of COVID-19 and sci-fi writers on the pandemic; In The News for April 14

Elderly main victims of COVID-19 and sci-fi writers on the pandemic; In The News for April 14

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 14 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Canadians want serious progress on COVID-19 before returning to work: poll

Canadians want serious progress on COVID-19 before returning to work: poll

OTTAWA — Most Canadians want to see significant progress in the fight against COVID-19 before they would feel comfortable with people being allowed to return to work, a new poll suggests.
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.
Health Canada approves Spartan Bioscience's portable COVID-19 test

Health Canada approves Spartan Bioscience's portable COVID-19 test

OTTAWA — Rapid COVID-19 testing devices are on the way to remote and Indigenous communities where access and timely results have been hindered by distance and limited resources, officials said Monday after a new test kit was approved over the weekend
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 hundreds.
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 7:24 p.m. ET on April 13, 2020: There are 25,682 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Regina man dies in hospital after catching COVID-19 in the community

Regina man dies in hospital after catching COVID-19 in the community

REGINA — The wife of a man who died after being diagnosed with COVID-19 says her husband did everything he could to avoid catching it and couldn't fight it off when he did. Noble Gullacher, 69, was a diabetic who was waiting for a kidney transplant.
Judge greenlights lawsuit by disqualified Conservative leadership candidate

Judge greenlights lawsuit by disqualified Conservative leadership candidate

OTTAWA — An Ontario court says a lawsuit launched by a would-be Conservative leadership candidate who is seeking to get into the race can go ahead.
Drop in noise pollution means a data boom for earthquake scientists

Drop in noise pollution means a data boom for earthquake scientists

OTTAWA — For earthquake scientists, having hundreds of millions of people off the streets and out of the skies is providing a bonanza of data about the planet.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 5:46 p.m. Alberta is reporting 81 new cases of COVID-19. The province's chief medical health officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw says the total number of cases is now at 1,732.