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Nunavut declares public health emergency

There are still no cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut, and the territorial government says that a state of emergency is an attempt to keep it that way.
Cruise ship with COVID-19 cases and Canadians on board docks in France

Cruise ship with COVID-19 cases and Canadians on board docks in France

MARSEILLE, France — A trans-Atlantic cruise ship carrying several COVID-19 cases among its passengers and with dozens of Canadians aboard has docked in the French Mediterranean port city of Marseille.

Polaire + se lance dans la fabrication de masques

L’entreprise de Saint-Félicien, qui justifie sa décision par la survie de ses 25 employés et pour « aider à ralentir la propagation de la COVID-19 », se retrouve depuis dans un tourbillon incessant.
Border closure and talking to kids about COVID-19; In The News for March 19

Border closure and talking to kids about COVID-19; In The News for March 19

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 19 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Quebec premier takes lead on COVID as former foes rally behind him

Quebec premier takes lead on COVID as former foes rally behind him

MONTREAL — A few weeks ago, McGill University law professor Daniel Weinstock was considering suing the Quebec government for defamation, but today he's lauding Premier Francois Legault for his response to COVID-19.
Pet adoptions on hold as animal shelters struggle to cope with COVID-19

Pet adoptions on hold as animal shelters struggle to cope with COVID-19

CALGARY — Adoptions are on hold and pet shelters across the country are scrambling to make ends meet to take care of their animals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Humane society offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto are closed to the general public.
Food banks, non-profits ask for a helping hand as COVID-19 cuts into operations

Food banks, non-profits ask for a helping hand as COVID-19 cuts into operations

VANCOUVER — Food banks and non-profit organizations that help the most vulnerable say they need a helping hand to get through the novel coronavirus pandemic.
At least 77 Canadians on board cruise ship with COVID-19 cases: Global Affairs

At least 77 Canadians on board cruise ship with COVID-19 cases: Global Affairs

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says at least 77 Canadians are on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship that has several COVID-19 cases among its passengers.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 18, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 18, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:25 p.m. ET on March 18, 2020: There are 727 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Health Canada acts to boost supply of hand sanitizer, disinfectants, swabs, masks

Health Canada acts to boost supply of hand sanitizer, disinfectants, swabs, masks

OTTAWA — Health Canada is waiving some of its usual regulatory requirements to increase supplies of hand sanitizers, disinfectants, swabs and personal protective equipment such as masks and gowns used to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
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