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Return home while you can, Ottawa tells Canadians as COVID-19 continues to spread

Return home while you can, Ottawa tells Canadians as COVID-19 continues to spread

The growing number of COVID-19 cases in Canada prompted a wave of restrictions aimed at protecting seniors on Saturday as officials made more insistent calls for travellers to return home without delay.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020: — Ontario: 103 confirmed (five cases resolved) — British Columbia: 73 confirmed, including one death (six cases resolved) — Alberta: 39 confirmed — Quebec:
Hundreds show up to Ottawa COVID-19 assessment centre, but few actually tested

Hundreds show up to Ottawa COVID-19 assessment centre, but few actually tested

OTTAWA — Many of the hundreds of people descending on one of Canada's first dedicated COVID-19 assessment centre went home without being tested on Saturday as they fell short of the criteria requiring them to be screened for the virus.
Canadians scrambling to leave Europe as borders close and flights are suspended

Canadians scrambling to leave Europe as borders close and flights are suspended

Canadians working or travelling in Europe are rushing to book flights back home as more countries announce plans to close their borders and suspend international air travel in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
People over 70 should stay home amid COVID-19 outbreak: Legault

People over 70 should stay home amid COVID-19 outbreak: Legault

Quebec Premier Francois Legault called on the province's seniors and those who may be inclined to visit them to stay home until further notice on Saturday in a bid to stop the growing spread of COVID-19.
Charlottetown crow lovers show support after complaints, injured birds

Charlottetown crow lovers show support after complaints, injured birds

CHARLOTTETOWN — Tensions between Charlottetown's crow foes and lovers have bubbled over this winter, with a number of the birds — which roost in the thousands in the P.E.I. capital — shot with pellet guns.
New Brunswick now has one confirmed case of COVID-19 and one presumptive case

New Brunswick now has one confirmed case of COVID-19 and one presumptive case

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has a second case of COVID-19 and health officials say it's connected to another case that was confirmed earlier this week. Dr.
Quebec woman, Italian companion released in West Africa: Champagne

Quebec woman, Italian companion released in West Africa: Champagne

MONTREAL — A Canadian woman and her Italian travelling companion who were suspected to have been abducted in West Africa 15 months ago have been released. Edith Blais, 35, of Sherbrooke, Que.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $50 million dollar jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. There were also two Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, but neither was claimed. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Mar.

Canada's prisons preparing for COVID-19, want public to limit visits

Canadian prison officials say they are adopting an existing flu-outbreak plan in preparation for the novel coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping across the country.
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