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Air Canada lays off more than 5,000 flight attendants amid COVID-19 pandemic

Air Canada lays off more than 5,000 flight attendants amid COVID-19 pandemic

MONTREAL — Air Canada is laying off more than 5,100 flight attendants as the country's largest airline cuts routes and parks planes due to COVID-19, a union official says.
Securing medical supplies and TV doctors offering help; In The News for March 20

Securing medical supplies and TV doctors offering help; In The News for March 20

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 March 20 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
First responders adjust how they respond to emergencies in face of pandemic

First responders adjust how they respond to emergencies in face of pandemic

Vancouver's fire department is preparing to stop responding to the site of non-critical medical calls to preserve its ability to respond to major fires and other emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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): 11:05 p.m. The president of the Treasury Board of Ontario says he developed mild symptoms associated with COVID-19 over the weekend and has been tested.
Abnormal becoming new normal amid tight COVID-19 restrictions, more cases

Abnormal becoming new normal amid tight COVID-19 restrictions, more cases

TORONTO — Canadians and their governments scrambled on Thursday to come to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic as case numbers rose, social distancing ramped up, and everyday life morphed into an abnormal new normal that could last months.
Alberta announces first COVID-19 death, looking into virus at doctors' bonspiel

Alberta announces first COVID-19 death, looking into virus at doctors' bonspiel

EDMONTON — Alberta has announced its first death linked to COVID-19 and says it's tracking down 72 curlers who attended a doctors' bonspiel that included a person who now has the novel coronavirus. Dr.
Tory leadership candidate says he's out of the race if deadlines don't move

Tory leadership candidate says he's out of the race if deadlines don't move

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Rudy Husny called off his campaign Thursday, saying it is just not right to ask people for money during a public health emergency.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 19, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 19, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:26 p.m. ET on March 19, 2020: There are 871 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Manitoba government cuts some taxes, sets money aside for emergencies

Manitoba government cuts some taxes, sets money aside for emergencies

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is keeping a tight leash on spending and delaying some promised tax cuts as it prepares for the economic fallout from COVID-19.
Don't wait for Parliament, start processing applications for financial aid now: Singh

Don't wait for Parliament, start processing applications for financial aid now: Singh

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is urging the federal government to immediately begin accepting applications for emergency financial aid from Canadians struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.
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