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Quebec couple fleeing COVID-19 'endangered' Yukon First Nation, chief says
Quebec couple fleeing COVID-19 'endangered' Yukon First Nation, chief says

A Quebec couple apparently fearing the spread of COVID-19 travelled across the country to a remote community in northern Yukon — but they were quickly sent packing.

Air Canada to begin laying off 15,000 employees this week due to COVID-19, internal memo suggests
Air Canada to begin laying off 15,000 employees this week due to COVID-19, internal memo suggests

Air Canada will start to temporarily lay off more than 15,000 workers this week as the airline struggles with closed borders and the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an internal memo.

Coronavirus latest: N.L., Sask. record 1st COVID-19-related deaths
Coronavirus latest: N.L., Sask. record 1st COVID-19-related deaths

Canadian military assembles 'rapid reaction' teams to help with pandemic response
Canadian military assembles 'rapid reaction' teams to help with pandemic response

The Canadian military has mobilized 24,000 full-time and part-time members to respond to calls from provinces and northern Indigenous communities for help with pandemic measures, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Monday.

'We will deliver right to the border': B.C. town vows to look after U.S. neighbours in pandemic
'We will deliver right to the border': B.C. town vows to look after U.S. neighbours in pandemic

Residents of a small B.C. border town have pledged to help their Alaskan neighbours during the COVID-19 crisis, even as the border between Canada and the United States closes to non-essential travel.

Oil price dips below $20 US a barrel — and Canadian oilsands is almost worthless
Oil price dips below $20 US a barrel — and Canadian oilsands is almost worthless

The benchmark price for a barrel of North American oil dipped below $20 on Monday morning, the first time that's happened in 18 years.

Details coming today on wage subsidies, loan programs for small and medium-sized businesses
Details coming today on wage subsidies, loan programs for small and medium-sized businesses

Suspected, confirmed COVID-19 patients filling roughly 1 in 4 Ontario ICU beds
Suspected, confirmed COVID-19 patients filling roughly 1 in 4 Ontario ICU beds

More than 430 patients in Ontario hospital intensive care beds have either tested positive for COVID-19 or are suspected to have the coronavirus, a far higher number than officials have revealed.

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

After the Games's first postponement in history — due to the spread of COVID-19 — the International Olympic Committee announced the Tokyo Olympics will take place next year, starting on July 23.

Germany's COVID-19 death rate is low, but the worst may be yet to come
Germany's COVID-19 death rate is low, but the worst may be yet to come

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Get informed on the top stories of the day in 1 quick scan

7 potential lingering effects of COVID-19 on the economy: Don Pittis
7 potential lingering effects of COVID-19 on the economy: Don Pittis

As cases and deaths continue to rise and stocks retreat again, the economy is beset by record levels of uncertainty. Don Pittis offers some considerations for how to choose among radically different outlooks.