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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): 4:30 p.m. The federal government says it has arranged for Canadians to fly home from several countries today, including Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti.
Cruise ships carrying Canadians on the move toward Florida

Cruise ships carrying Canadians on the move toward Florida

An Ottawa woman stranded at sea for more than a week on a cruise ship where four passengers have died said Monday she's "had it" after being moved to another ship that's en route to Florida.
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 p.m. ET on March 30, 2020: There are 7,379 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Parents should respect custody arrangements during COVID-19 pandemic: Ont. courts

TORONTO — Parents who share custody of their children should continue to split parenting duties with their former spouse during the COVID-19 pandemic, unless there is evidence the kids' health is at risk, Ontario courts advise.
COVID-19 continues to spread as domestic travel restrictions come into effect

COVID-19 continues to spread as domestic travel restrictions come into effect

OTTAWA — COVID-19 continued its unforgiving march into new areas of the country on Monday, sweeping through long-term care homes and religious communities and into vulnerable regions as the federal government brought in new domestic travel restrictio
Donated organs not being used as hospitals scale back transplants for COVID-19

Donated organs not being used as hospitals scale back transplants for COVID-19

OTTAWA — Transplant centres across the country have massively scaled back organ transplants as hospitals try to make sure they are able to accommodate COVID-19 cases.
Canadian military ready to mobilize 24,000 troops for COVID-19: Minister

Canadian military ready to mobilize 24,000 troops for COVID-19: Minister

OTTAWA — The crews of two Royal Canadian Navy vessels were ordered to sequester in a Halifax hotel for two weeks as the federal government announced Monday that it is ready to mobilize up to 24,000 Canadian troops at the drop of a hat to help with th
Canada's spy service moves quietly ahead with data-crunching plans: documents

Canada's spy service moves quietly ahead with data-crunching plans: documents

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show Canada's spy agency is moving ahead with plans to collect and use databases containing personal information about Canadians.
N.S. woman describes struggles of a beloved father on a ventilator with COVID-19

N.S. woman describes struggles of a beloved father on a ventilator with COVID-19

The daughter of a Nova Scotia man relying on a ventilator to breathe wants Canadians to know that COVID-19 can deny loved ones the ability to hold one another in their time of deepest need.

Hospitality workers hit 'first and hit hardest,' says union seeking more support

The union representing many of Canada's hotel and hospitality workers says almost all its 18,000 members face layoffs due to COVID-19, and it wants immediate help for service workers across the country.