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Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare's Tommy Douglas, dies

Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare's Tommy Douglas, dies

TORONTO — Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of medicare founder Tommy Douglas, has died. She was 86.
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 9:27 p.m. on April 5, 2020: There are 15,512 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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): 9:15 p.m. Three more COVID-19 patients have died in Alberta, bringing the death toll in that province to 23.
Queen makes rare public speech in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Queen makes rare public speech in response to COVID-19 pandemic

WINDSOR, United Kingdom — The Queen addressed Great Britain, the Commonwealth, and the world on Sunday in a rare speech calling for unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Tam asks they not be thrown away

Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Tam asks they not be thrown away

OTTAWA — Canadian hospitals should not throw out used face masks and other protective equipment because public health officials are investigating whether it will be possible to disinfect and reuse them, Canada's public health chief said Sunday.

Canadians not allowed off Coral Princess cruise ship due to new CDC guidelines

Canadians remained aboard the COVID-19-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship on Sunday, a full day after some passengers were allowed on dry land. New guidelines from the U.S.

Got COVID-19 symptoms? Avoid snuggling with Fluffy and Fido, experts advise

Canadians who are sick with COVID-19 or suspect they have the virus are being warned to be careful around their pets and other animals. "COVID-19 virus infections have become widely distributed in the human population.
Ferries, commercial vessels told to reduce passenger numbers to avoid COVID-19

Ferries, commercial vessels told to reduce passenger numbers to avoid COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is bringing in further measures to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 on commercial passenger vessels and ferries.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from on Sunday in relation to COVID-19 in Canada: "I was like, 'Oh yeah, okay, fine.

House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown

OTTAWA — Canada's House of Commons is looking at taking its debates virtual as COVID-19 is expected to prevent a return as planned on April 20.