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Long john producer Stanfield's reacts to COVID-19 with 'pivot' to medical gowns

Long john producer Stanfield's reacts to COVID-19 with 'pivot' to medical gowns

HALIFAX — A historic Canadian undergarment factory famed for long johns and boxer shorts is about to rapidly reinvent itself as a domestic producer of medical gowns. Stanfield's Ltd. of Truro, N.S.
Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

OTTAWA — Canadian businesses desperate for details about the federal government's promised wage subsidy program will have to wait a little longer for answers.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 9:15 p.m. B.C. Premier John Horgan made a direct address to the province tonight, reassuring people that the government has a plan to weather the COVID-19 crisis.
Officials warn of COVID-19's impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions

Officials warn of COVID-19's impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions

Officials across Canada took further steps to help the country's most vulnerable people on Tuesday as signs emerged that COVID-19 will continue to affect daily life for months.
Feds urged to make air transport essential service for Inuit, North

Feds urged to make air transport essential service for Inuit, North

OTTAWA — The national organization that represents Inuit in Canada is calling for air transportation to be designated an essential service in Canada's 51 Inuit communities for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

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

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Tuesday in relation to COVID-19: "They had nowhere to stay and didn't really know what they were doing in the community besides just coming here.

Suspect arrested in killings of Saskatchewan boy and his grandparents

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A man has been arrested in what a Saskatchewan police chief calls the horrific killing of a seven-year-old boy and his grandparents.
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 4:30 p.m. ET on March 31, 2020: There are 8,591 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.

Quebec couple's COVID-19 escape to Old Crow, Yukon, short-lived, says chief

OLD CROW, Yukon — Indigenous communities in the Far North should not be considered safe places for people to escape the novel coronavirus pandemic, says a First Nation chief in Yukon.
Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons, minister requests

Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons, minister requests

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair has asked the federal prison service and the parole board to look at early release for some offenders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 behind bars.