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Information on COVID-19 from the Canadian Government.

 

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