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Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Tam asks they not be thrown away

Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Tam asks they not be thrown away

OTTAWA — Canadian hospitals should not throw out used face masks and other protective equipment because public health officials are investigating whether it will be possible to disinfect and reuse them, Canada's public health chief said Sunday.

Canadians not allowed off Coral Princess cruise ship due to new CDC guidelines

Canadians remained aboard the COVID-19-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship on Sunday, a full day after some passengers were allowed on dry land. New guidelines from the U.S.

Got COVID-19 symptoms? Avoid snuggling with Fluffy and Fido, experts advise

Canadians who are sick with COVID-19 or suspect they have the virus are being warned to be careful around their pets and other animals. "COVID-19 virus infections have become widely distributed in the human population.
Ferries, commercial vessels told to reduce passenger numbers to avoid COVID-19

Ferries, commercial vessels told to reduce passenger numbers to avoid COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is bringing in further measures to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 on commercial passenger vessels and ferries.

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

A look at some of the top quotes from on Sunday in relation to COVID-19 in Canada: "I was like, 'Oh yeah, okay, fine.

House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown

OTTAWA — Canada's House of Commons is looking at taking its debates virtual as COVID-19 is expected to prevent a return as planned on April 20.

Quebec Walmart worker struck by driver allegedly angered by COVID-19 measures

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Quebec sugar shacks reeling after 'catastrophic' COVID-19 closures

MONTREAL — Pierre Faucher spent much of the month of February preparing to welcome the tens of thousands of clients who flock annually to his sugar shack west of Montreal, eager to learn about traditional sap gathering and eat calorie-laden food dren
Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank

Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank

TORONTO — Devastated bars and lounges as well as the country's hard-hit cannabis sector will have access to $40 billion in new credit being made available via the government's business bank during the COVID-19 crisis, its CEO said on Sunday.

COVID crisis prompts B.C. mill to boost medical pulp production

NANAIMO, B.C. — A British Columbia mill that makes a special recipe of pulp for surgical masks, gowns and other medical supplies has doubled up on its production for an American customer amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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