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News: Canada

Trudeau Says ‘Speaking Moistly’ During Coronavirus Update, Regrets It Immediately

Wednesday  02:26,   08 april 2020

OTTAWA — Even Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knows moist is a gross word. During his daily press conference outside his Ottawa home at Rideau Cottage Tuesday, after reiterating that he’s no medical expert, Trudeau advised Canadians to respect... >>>

Coronavirus: the White House had been warned of the danger at the end of January

Wednesday  02:25,   08 april 2020

© REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque Donald Trump has been warned twice of the extent of the danger of the coronavirus. A memo published this Tuesday April 7 in the American press reveals that the Trump administration had been informed since the end of... >>>

Trump threatens to suspend US contribution to WHO

Wednesday  02:25,   08 april 2020

© Mandel NGAN US President Donald Trump speaks from the White House on April 7, 2020 Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to suspend US contribution to the World Organization Health (WHO), denouncing its management of the coronavirus pandemic and an... >>>

Freedom means more this year: how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing Passover

Wednesday  00:41,   08 april 2020

OTTAWA — There's a question asked each year by Jews as they begin the Passover holiday: "Why is this night different?" It's asked as a way into the telling of the Passover story, an ancient tale of the enslavement of Jews in Egypt, and their >>>

Mayor unmoved by calls to open roads to pedestrians

Wednesday  00:21,   08 april 2020

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson isn't open to closing city streets to give people more room to exercise outdoors, nor is he apologizing for the hefty fines that bylaw officers handed out on the weekend to residents violating social distancing rules.... >>>

Coronavirus: the two months of confinement ended in Wuhan, residents crowd at the station

Wednesday  00:20,   08 april 2020

In the Chinese city, cradle of the epidemic of Covid-19 put under bell since the end of January, ultra-protected passengers massed to finally go home. © NOEL CELIS / AFP The Parisian After more than two months of very strict confinement , the... >>>

Coronavirus: Russia ready to test vaccines on humans as of June

Wednesday  00:20,   08 april 2020

Tests are currently underway in Siberia on mice, rabbits and other animals to determine the most promising prototype. © AFP / SPUTNIK / Alexey DRUZHININ. Le Parisien Find a vaccine against Covid-19, the big laboratories dream of it. The director of >>>

Miss France 2020: Clémence Botino's reign could be prolonged because of the coronavirus

Wednesday  00:10,   08 april 2020

The whole world is upset because of the coronavirus pandemic. Moreover, if the crisis persists, Clémence Botino elected Miss France 2020 could see her reign extend. No Stop People tells you more! © maxppp Miss France 2020: The reign of Clémence... >>>

Explainer: what to expect if a Canadian prime minister is too sick to do the job

Wednesday  00:01,   08 april 2020

OTTAWA — The day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife was revealed to have COVID-19, cabinet agreed that Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland would be next in line if Trudeau could not perform his duties. The move, usually a formality,... >>>

Coronavirus: Emmanuel Macron faced with the "resourcefulness" of caregivers in Seine-Saint-Denis

Tuesday  23:40,   07 april 2020

© GONZALO FUENTES / POOL / AFP Emmanuel Macron made his seventh trip this Thursday as part of the coronavirus health crisis. In Seine-Saint-Denis, he was questioned by carers on the lack of means of protection, in particular masks, but also on the... >>>

London, Ont., dance studio organizes social distancing memorial for father who died of coronavirus

Tuesday  23:16,   07 april 2020

As a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a service will be held "at a later date."Ron Holliday, 60, died "suddenly at home" on Friday, April 3, according to his obituary. He leaves behind his wife and his teenage triplet daughters, who train... >>>

'She just started sobbing': Parents struggle to help kids cope with COVID-19 anxiety

Tuesday  23:05,   07 april 2020

Carmen Orosanu says the outbursts are sudden and heartbreaking. Like the time her three-and-a-half-year-old daughter Emma broke down at bedtime. Orosanu's voice begins to waver as she recounts it. "She just started sobbing and saying, 'I... >>>

London, Ont., woman with COVID-19 urges province to pause movement of seniors in long-term care

Tuesday  23:05,   07 april 2020

"We couldn't get it through to him that that was his new home that nobody could go to see him," said Myrna Allen.After roughly two years on a waiting list, Myrna Allen says the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care finally called on March 19 to... >>>

Coronavirus: Toronto recalls $200K worth of ‘poor quality’ masks distributed to long-term care homes

Tuesday  23:05,   07 april 2020

"After reports of ripping and tearing, further inspection of the masks determined that the masks ordered did not meet the City’s standard and specifications."In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, City staff said 4,000 boxes containing 50 masks... >>>

Woman given public health ticket in Regina tested positive for COVID-19: police

Tuesday  22:46,   07 april 2020

Regina police say a 23-year-old woman given a nearly $3,000 ticket for violating a public health order had tested positive for COVID-19. Police say they don't usually release personal health information but decided to do so in this case after... >>>