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Information on COVID-19 from the Canadian Government.

 

April 9, 2020

ROUNDUP

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and the world on Thursday
CBC

How many coronavirus cases are there in Canada, by province, and worldwide? The latest maps and charts
Globe and Mail

 

SPORTS NEWS

Paralympics rule out going to IOC to solve cash-flow problem
AP

IPC adapting to cash flow issues caused by Tokyo 2020 postponement
Insidethegames

Crise majeure dans le sport mineur
La presse

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Canadians with disabilities left with few alternatives amid COVID-19 shutdowns
CBC

Canada lost more than 1M jobs last month as COVID-19 struck
CP

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

As outbreaks flatten in places, Japan, India see more cases
AP

 

HOME, HEALTH, LIFE

Financial help for Canadians affected by COVID-19
CBC

 

April 8, 2020

ROUNDUP

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday
CBC

 

SPORTS NEWS

IOC releases rewritten path to Tokyo, with already-qualified athletes still in
AP

Un apprentissage constant pour Nathalie Séguin
Journal l’Accès

Para-athlete stays focused at home
Lakeland Today

Jeux paralympiques de Tokyo :partie remise pour la Magogoise Lyne Tremblay
La Tribune

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19
Reuters

 

HOME HEALTH LIFE

À vos ciseaux : comment faire un masque maison en quelques étapes
Radio-Canada

 

April 7, 2020

ROUNDUP

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Tuesday
CBC

 

SPORTS NEWS

Mental health task force created to provide aid for Canadian athletes during stoppage
CBC

Les bailleurs de fonds rassurent les athlètes canadiens et leurs fédérations
Radio-Canada

Coronavirus: Here’s what’s happening in the sports world on Tuesday
CBC

Athletes who dope before postponed Olympics risk ban from Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024, warn AIU
Insidethegames

Working from home: athletes find inventive ways to train – in pictures
The Guardian

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Canada Pension Plan board president says the retirement fund is safe, despite economic downturn
CBC

‘Cast aside’: student job seekers say they’ve been forgotten in federal pandemic plan
CBC

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Boris Johnson stable overnight, ‘in good spirits,’ British PM’s office says
CBC

 

HOME, HEALTH, LIFE

What you need to know before wearing a mask
CBC

Ending The Stigma Of COVID-19 At Home So It Doesn’t Become The New ‘Cooties’
CBC

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

 

April 6, 2020

ROUNDUP

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday
CBC

 

SPORTS NEWS

Japan’s PM to declare state of emergency as early as Tuesday
AP

USOPC establishes mental health taskforce to help athletes during COVID-19 pandemic
Insidethegames

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Federal COVID-19 benefits program portal opens today: Here’s how to apply
CBC

COVID-19 provincial breakdown in Canada: 15,443 cases and 277 deaths as of Sunday
Citizen

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

U.S., U.K. brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down
AP

UN chief urges governments to protect women during virus lockdown
AFP

China reports rise in asymptomatic coronavirus cases
Globe and Mail

U.S. Surgeon General warns: ‘This is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives’
AP

COVID-19 tests likely only accurate 70 per cent of the time, health experts warn
PostMedia

 

HOME, HEALTH, LIFE

Two million elementary, secondary Ontario students head back to school — online
Citizen

Canadian health care services shift online amid COVID-19 pandemic
Global

What you need to know about Ontario’s at-home learning program that launches today
CBC

 

April 2, 2020

ROUNDUP

5 things to know for Thursday, April 2, 2020
CTV

 

SPORTS NEWS

Adversity of postponements caused by COVID-19 a familiar feeling for athletes
CBC

Coronavirus: Here’s what’s happening in the sports world on Thursday
CBC

Democracy delayed – key elections as well as sports events could fall victim to the virus in 2020
Insidethegames

Tokyo 2020ne: Athletes readjust training, mindset after Olympics postponed
Calgary Herald

Olympics can wait a year: Hat’s top track athletes glad to be home, now looking at Tokyo Games in 2021
Medicine Hat News

Buying time; Tokyo Games postponement a boon for injured Canadian athletes
Lethbridge News Now

Olympians and Paralympians will persevere until next year
The Suburban

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of compensating for financial loss mounts
CP

Health-care workers make up 1 in 10 known cases of COVID-19 in Ontario
CBC

Will COVID-19 become a seasonal disease like the flu? It’s too early to tell, experts say
CBC

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Spain’s coronavirus cases top 100,000 as masks, sanitizer flown in
Reuters

Trump resists national shutdown, leaving it up to states
AP

The lessons Italy has learned about its COVID-19 outbreak could help the rest of the world
CBC

 

April 1, 2020

ROUNDUPS

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday
CBC

 

SPORTS NEWS

Own the Podium funding remains intact for Canadian Olympic, Paralympic efforts
CBC

Q&A: What do Canadian athletes face when trodding an unknown path to Tokyo 2020
CP

Pas de Jeux de Tokyo « si les conditions sanitaires ne sont pas réunies »
Radio-Canada

« Il n’y a pas de contrôle antidopage important en pandémie » – Christiane Ayotte
Radio-Canada

Here’s what’s happening in the sports world on Wednesday
CBC

Pushing Paralympics to August 2021 might be to Daniel’s advantage
Cochrane Now

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Why younger Canadians may be helping fuel the spread of COVID-19
CBC

Parliament may be recalled again to approve emergency wage subsidy
CP

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Spain hits grim coronavirus record as Europe rushes to build hospitals
AP

 

March 31, 2020

ROUNDUP

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Tuesday
CBC 

 

SPORTS NEWS

Les Jeux au temps de la pandémie
Radio-Canada

IPC President labels new Paralympic dates “fantastic news”
Insidethegames

Un peu de recul avant de remettre la machine en marche
Sportcom

Longer road, but less limbo for Canadian athletes headed to Tokyo Games
CP

 

NATIONAL NEWS

New data: Middle-aged Canadians most likely to catch COVID-19, so far
Citizen

Coronavirus: Feds to offer more details of emergency COVID-19 wage subsidy
CP

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada
CP

Canada’s next-door neighbour is now the epicentre of global pandemic. Here’s what that U.S. surge means
CBC

Half of Canadians say they are on brink of insolvency as coronavirus threatens to burst country’s consumer debt bubble
Citizen

Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: Poll
CP

Voici comment Ottawa aidera les entreprises
Journal de Montréal

Pas de retour à la normale avant des mois, selon des spécialistes
PC

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Spain sees record coronavirus deaths as New York seeks reinforcements
AP

 

March 30, 2020

ROUNDUPS

What’s happening in Canada and around the world Monday
CBC

  

SPORTS NEWS

CPC statement on new 2021 Tokyo Games dates
News release

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8, 2021
AP

Canadian athletes look for positives in Tokyo Olympics postponement
CBC

Les nouvelles dates des JO font l’unanimité
La presse

Message from Andrew Parsons: Tokyo 2020 Paralympics set for August 2021
IPC Twitter

Tokyo 2020 aim to ensure tickets remain valid for rescheduled Olympics and Paralympics
Insidethegames

Le sport au service du monde médical : entre gestes nobles et marketing
Radio-Canada

Messi and his Barcelona teammates taking 70 per cent pay cut
Sportsnet

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Quebec to close grocery stores on Sundays in April; Ontario sees largest single day increase
Citizen

Ontario Premier Doug Ford extends state of emergency for another two weeks
CTV

Canadian military assembles ‘rapid reaction’ teams to help with pandemic response
CBC

PM Trudeau updates businesses aid eligibility, says military ‘gearing up’ for COVID-19 response
CTV

Quebec’s health-care system ready as coronavirus deaths rise to 25, premier says
Global

Coronavirus continues its march into new parts of Canada
National Post

 

OTTAWA NEWS

Second death in Ottawa; Bylaw officers to enforce physical distancing
Citizen

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Moscow goes into lockdown, rest of Russia braces for same
AP

 

WORKING FROM HOME

How to stay on track while working from home

Ragan.com

 

March 27, 2020

ROUNDUPS

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Friday
CBC

25 000 morts dans le monde, les derniers développements de la pandémie
Journal de Montréal

 

SPORTS NEWS

Remaining 2020 national events cancelled
Swimming Canada

CCES Testing Program on Hold
CCES

Olympics in 2020 would’ve been ‘unfair’ to athletes, van Koeverden says
CBC 

IOC tell NOCs to expect decision on new dates for Tokyo 2020 in next three weeks
Insidethegames 

How Team Canada athletes are leading the way at home
COC

With sport, medicine worlds colliding, Hayley Wickenheiser spoke her truth to IOC
CBC

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Physical distancing has halved spread of COVID-19 in B.C., official modelling shows
CBC

PM hikes wage subsidy so smaller businesses ‘come back strong’
CTV

135 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ontario, including three new deaths
CTV

Quebec records 10 more coronavirus deaths, urges travellers to avoid Montreal, Eastern Townships
Global

SERVICE CANADA: Offices to close for in-person visits over COVID-19 concerns
CP

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Italy is 2nd country to pass Chinese case total
AP

 

March 26, 2020

ROUNDUPS

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
CBC

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
CBC

Coronavirus: Here’s what’s happening in the sports world on Thursday
CBC

Les derniers développements de la pandémie
Journal de Montréal

 

SPORT NEWS

‘The country owes it to them’: Australian athletes face $25m funding drop in Olympic year
Sydney Morning Herald

CBC Sports chief Chris Wilson can refocus Olympic planning with Games set for 2021
CBC

‘Toyko is still the goal’: Saskatoon’s Newkirk adjusts on the fly as Paralympics postponed
Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Paralympic dream on hold for Sask. Hopeful
CBC

Hugo Houle et Élodie Tessier saluent le courage du Canada
L’Express

La santé avant les médailles
Journal de Montréal

Entre déception et soulagement pour les athlètes olympiques d’Ottawa et de Gatineau
Radio-Canada

Bach suggests Tokyo 2020 could be rescheduled before summer as taskforce created to address challenges
InsidetheGames

Sport Medicine Advisory Committee update

U.S. Olympic Sports Bodies Could Lose $800 Million Over Coronavirus, Olympics Delay
WSJ

COVID-19 exposing thin financial margins of Canada’s Olympic athletes
CBC

Delayed Paralympics has reinforced swim great Aurélie Rivard’s determination to succeed
CBC

Coates suggests IOC working to clear July and August window for re-arranged Tokyo 2020 next year
Insidethegames

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Trudeau, G20 leaders to confer on international response to COVID-19 pandemic
Canadian Press

COVID-19: More than 4,000 cases in Canada, Ontario confirms more deaths
Ottawa Citizen

Canada ‘strongly opposed’ to U.S. stationing troops near shared border
CBC

Fines and prison time’: With more than 4,000 cases in Canada, Trudeau issues stern warning over mandatory quarantine
Ottawa Citizen

PM Trudeau warns of COVID-19 emergency benefit ‘scam’
CTV

Trump looking to put troops near Canadian border amid coronavirus fears
Global

Emergency benefits: What each province is offering during the COVID-19 pandemic
CTV

COVID-19 : Des mesures plus strictes pour Montréal?
Journal de Montréal

Ontario to spend up to $17B on COVID-19 relief
Ottawa Sun

Here are the changes B.C. just announced to the province’s state of emergency
CTV

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Virus infections near 500,000 as health systems buckle
AP

Deaths in United States linked to coronavirus surpass 1,000
MSNBC

Coronavirus: UK deaths rise by more than 100 in a day
BBC

U.S. deaths from coronavirus top 1,000, amid incomplete reporting from authorities and anguish from those left behind
Washington Post

March 25, 2020

BREAKING

Le président du CIO critique le Comité olympique canadien
La presse 

 

ROUNDUPS

Coronavirus: Here’s what’s happening in the sports world on Wednesday
CBC

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday
CBC News

COVID-19: Key words to know, from Asymptomatic to Zoonotic
CTV News

 

SPORTS NEWS

Bach suggests Tokyo 2020 could be rescheduled for spring as taskforce created to address challenges
Insidethegames

Olympics delay could cost Japan over $2 billion, says financial newspaper
AP

Le report des Jeux de Tokyo nécessitera des sacrifices, selon Thomas Bach
Radio-Canada

Kamloops athlete sheds tear over COC not sending athletes to Olympics/Paralympics — but says it is the right thing to do
CFJC News

Local athletes see bright side in postponing Summer Games
Sarnia News

Local Olympic hopefuls react to news
Medicine Hat News

Diane Roy garde la porte ouverte pour Tokyo 2021
Sportcom

Manitoba athletes react to Canada’s withdrawal from Tokyo Olympics: ‘It’s devastating’
Global News

Regina athletes support Canada’s decision not to send teams to 2020 Summer Games
PostMedia

Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls react to Canada pulling out of the 2020 Games
CanadianCycling

 

NATIONAL NEWS

House of Commons passes legislation for COVID-19 help with unanimous support
PostMedia

Ontario, Quebec differ on what is an essential service amid coronavirus pandemic
Globe and Mail

Ontario gun shops face surge in firearms, ammunition purchases during coronavirus pandemic
PostMedia