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House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown,,on April 5, 2020 at 11:31 pm

Canada’s House of Commons is looking at taking its debates virtual as COVID-19 is expected to prevent a return as planned on April 20. The House recessed March 13 for five weeks…

Former Canadian keeper Karina LeBlanc separated from newborn after possible exposure to COVID-19,,on April 6, 2020 at 12:40 am

In an emotional video posted to Twitter, longtime Canadian women’s soccer goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc says she was potentially exposed to the COVID-19 virus in hospital, shortly after giving birth to her newborn…

Ferries, commercial vessels told to reduce passenger numbers to avoid COVID-19,,on April 6, 2020 at 3:16 am

The federal government is bringing in further measures to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 on commercial passenger vessels and ferries. Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced that starting Monday all commercial marine…

Federal COVID-19 benefits program portal opens today: Here’s how to apply,,on April 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

The federal government is launching an application portal on Monday where Canadians facing unemployment due to the COVID-19 crisis can apply for emergency income support benefits. Canadians can go to Canada.ca for…

Canadian Forces call back ships, cut missions short due to COVID-19,,on April 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

The Canadian military is taking what it calls “unprecedented measures” to protect its members from COVID-19 and prevent the spread of coronavirus, all while making sure it can still conduct essential operations.…

Families, children with autism ‘struggling’ with isolation amid COVID-19 outbreak with fewer supports, service,,on April 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

In addition to all the worry and uncertainty in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vanessa Coens is concerned about her two boys with autism regressing during this period of self-isolation. Normally,…