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Coronavirus (COVID-19) National News

The ban on non-essential travel between Canada, U.S. is causing major disruptions at border crossings

The ban on non-essential travel between Canada, U.S. is causing major disruptions at border crossings

"In some parts, it’s going to be easy for a Canadian parent to bring in non-Canadian children; in other parts of the country, it’s not the same."
3M pushes back on Trump administration order to stop sending N95 masks to Canada

3M pushes back on Trump administration order to stop sending N95 masks to Canada

The company says there would be "significant humanitarian implications" to doing so
Trudeau: U.S. limiting ventilator exports a 'mistake,' GST credit coming this month

Trudeau: U.S. limiting ventilator exports a 'mistake,' GST credit coming this month

Today's national update focused on U.S. trade relations, aid for food insecure Canadians, and the upcoming GST credit
Google to release tracking data to help policy-makers evaluate COVID-19 measures

Google to release tracking data to help policy-makers evaluate COVID-19 measures

They'll be tracking locations to determine if physical distancing measures are working
Canada facing 'major' medical gear shortage as 68 countries restrict exports

Canada facing 'major' medical gear shortage as 68 countries restrict exports

Canada and other nations are scrambling to source products that now have higher price tags
COVID-19 isolation spurs Canadians to read, exercise, call loved ones more: poll

COVID-19 isolation spurs Canadians to read, exercise, call loved ones more: poll

Three in five Canadians say they have read, listened to or watched the news more often over the past month
Trudeau sidesteps call to release COVID-19 projections

Trudeau sidesteps call to release COVID-19 projections

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is remaining tight-lipped on Canada’s COVID-19 projection - in contrast to the U.S. government's approach
Why empty shelves don't mean we're out of food: How Canada's supply chain works

Why empty shelves don't mean we're out of food: How Canada's supply chain works

The shortages we see right now are based on increased demand, not decreased supply
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
Ryan Reynolds donates $10k to fund for Canadian bartenders affected by COVID-19

Ryan Reynolds donates $10k to fund for Canadian bartenders affected by COVID-19

Plus his gin company will 'tip' the fund with every bottle purchased