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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): 9:25 a.m.
23 Canadians at quarantine sites and Trump criticizes WHO; In The News for April 8

23 Canadians at quarantine sites and Trump criticizes WHO; In The News for April 8

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 April 8 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Liberals asked to help cover overruns on projects delayed by COVID-19

Liberals asked to help cover overruns on projects delayed by COVID-19

OTTAWA — Cities and construction groups are asking the Trudeau Liberals to relax the rules for expected cost overruns from infrastructure projects facing delays from the COVID-19 pandemic — or add more cash to help them deal with it.
COVID-19 sparks rise in online child predators, says UNICEF chief

COVID-19 sparks rise in online child predators, says UNICEF chief

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 outbreak has sparked an increase in online child sexual predators that organizations, governments and parents need to take more seriously, says the head of the United Nations children's agency.
More help on way for those not eligible for emergency aid programs

More help on way for those not eligible for emergency aid programs

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today further measures to financially support entrepreneurs, small businesses and young people who aren't eligible for previously unveiled emergency federal aid programs.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on April 8, 2020: There are 17,897 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans

Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans

CALGARY — Melissa David has seen the toll pandemic-related financial and physical strain can have on pet owners.
Legions begin fundraising to save branches as financial challenges mount

Legions begin fundraising to save branches as financial challenges mount

TORONTO — A number of Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country have launched online fundraising efforts to keep their doors open after suffering financial setbacks because of COVID-19.
Twenty-three Canadians being held at federal quarantine sites, government says

Twenty-three Canadians being held at federal quarantine sites, government says

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government says 23 Canadians were being held at federal quarantine sites as the week began to prevent the spread of COVID-19.