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Residential tenants, landlords face dilemma as rent comes due on April 1

Residential tenants, landlords face dilemma as rent comes due on April 1

As the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ripples across Canada, another wave may crest within the week as rent comes due for residential tenants.
Anxious Canadians await federal COVID-19 help as cases rise, rules tighten

Anxious Canadians await federal COVID-19 help as cases rise, rules tighten

TORONTO — Canadians struggling to make ends meet amid the COVID-19 pandemic waited anxiously for promised federal help on Wednesday as the countrywide case toll soared through the 3,000 mark and authorities began going after people violating public h
Liberals rejig benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

Liberals rejig benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Liberals are repackaging two previously promised benefits for Canadians whose working lives are disrupted by COVID-19, a change that will almost double direct financial aid in the government's economic plan to $52 billion.
Hockey gear manufacturer to switch from protecting players to medical staff

Hockey gear manufacturer to switch from protecting players to medical staff

MONTREAL — Canadian hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer is offering to modify its production line to make protective visors for doctors, nurses and first responders.

A look at what's in the federal COVID-19 aid legislation

OTTAWA — Parliament has passed sweeping legislation designed to blunt the economic impact COVID-19.

Champagne talks global COVID-19 security with G7 foreign ministers over video

OTTAWA — Canada and its G7 allies grappled Wednesday with how to address a world that was already filled with security threats and festering conflicts well before COVID-19's accelerated spread.
Canada to help world's poor cope with COVID-19, amid UN appeal: aid minister

Canada to help world's poor cope with COVID-19, amid UN appeal: aid minister

OTTAWA — Canada will spend millions to help the world's most desperate people fight COVID-19 because it is in the country's long-term security interest as well as being the right thing to do, says International Development Minister Karina Gould.
Woman in Newfoundland arrested for refusing to self-isolate after talking to police

Woman in Newfoundland arrested for refusing to self-isolate after talking to police

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Good deeds, spirit of sharing spreads amid pandemic panic purchasing

Good deeds, spirit of sharing spreads amid pandemic panic purchasing

VANCOUVER — While panicked shoppers have been buying stores out of toilet paper and flour stocks, two tables have appeared on streets in the Vancouver area stacked with essential items and a sign that says "free.

Toronto charity offers subsidized housing near hospitals for health-care workers

TORONTO — As hospitals prepare for a surge of COVID-19 patients, one Toronto non-profit is offering subsidized accommodation to health-care workers so they can avoid exposing their families to the illness.