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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 7 p.m. ET on April 6, 2020: There are 16,666 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from Monday on COVID-19 in Canada: "We may see the light at the end of the tunnel but we must continue to do everything we can to win the battle against the virus. We must also prepare the restart of our economy.
Judge sides with woman accused of spying for Russia, orders new hearing

Judge sides with woman accused of spying for Russia, orders new hearing

OTTAWA — A Russian-born woman who was barred from Canada for allegedly spying on behalf of Moscow will get another chance to argue her case.
Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says

Non-medical masks can keep people with COVID-19 from spreading it, Tam says

OTTAWA — Wearing a simple cloth mask is a way for someone who might have COVID-19 without realizing it to avoid spreading the illness to others, Canada's top public health doctor said Monday. Dr.
Changes to emergency-relief program coming to expand eligibility, Trudeau says

Changes to emergency-relief program coming to expand eligibility, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — The federal government will soon change rules to let hundreds of thousands hard-hit workers access pandemic-related emergency relief, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised Monday as federal systems began processing about 1,000 applications

Federal guidance on COVID-19 and masks

OTTAWA — Here is the federal government's latest guidance on COVID-19 and masks: — Wearing a non-medical mask — such as a homemade, cotton covering — is an additional measure you can take to protect others around you.
COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation's plight: NDP

COVID-19 crisis distracting from flood-prone First Nation's plight: NDP

OTTAWA — New Democrats say the COVID-19 pandemic is distracting the federal and provincial governments from helping a northern-Ontario First Nation whose residents have been forced to evacuate each spring due to flooding.

Ont. court upholds murder conviction in death of girl found in burning suitcase

Ontario's highest court has upheld a Toronto man's murder conviction in the death of his teenage daughter, whose emaciated remains were found in a burning suitcase more than two decades ago.
Gould, aid groups discuss helping world's poorest with $100M funding boost

Gould, aid groups discuss helping world's poorest with $100M funding boost

OTTAWA — Days before Canada announced more than $100 million in new foreign aid to fight COVID-19, a federal minister and a leading aid advocate said the country can't afford to scrimp on its overseas spending in fighting COVID-19.
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.