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Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home

Global Affairs Canada said in a statement that there are 97 Canadian passengers on the Zaandam

With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak

Just south of the Canadian border, workers have begun arriving to work on the 1,200-mile Keystone pipeline

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

Olympic Games had been postponed to the COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board

The plane was bound for Tokyo on a medical mission

  • Mar 29, 2020

US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now

Pandemic is accelerating in cities like New York, Chicago and Detroit

  • Mar 27, 2020

UN chief urges $2 billion for vulnerable nations with virus

U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock announced a $60 million contribution from the U.N.’s emergency relief fund

  • Mar 25, 2020

85% of new infections, deaths coming from Europe and US, UN says

Spain registered a record daily increase of 6,584 new infections and a leap of 500 in the death toll

  • Mar 24, 2020

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

The IOC said the games will be held ‘not later than summer 2021’

  • Mar 24, 2020

Novel coronavirus grows, as do questions: Will the Tokyo Olympics open?

The Summer Games are slated to open on July 24 in Tokyo

  • Mar 22, 2020

During a pandemic, Americans turn to pot in massive numbers

The global coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people locked out of bars, restaurants and theatres, but it’s been an unexpected boost for some U.S. pot shops.

  • Mar 20, 2020

Border between Canada and U.S. likely to close Friday night: Trudeau

Closure would target non-essential travel

  • Mar 19, 2020

‘Virtual parades’ trending as virus dampens St. Patrick’s Day revels around the world

#RTEVirtualParade hashtag a riot of flag-waving family processions, pets in green, Irish dancing

  • Mar 17, 2020

More wipes, no jeans: Amazon limits shipments to warehouses

Suppliers not allowed to send non-essentials like jeans, phone cases to warehouses for three weeks

  • Mar 17, 2020

Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders

The online retailer said it will also temporarily raise pay by $2 an hour through the end of April for hourly employees

  • Mar 17, 2020

Many Vegas casinos, hotels shut down amid COVID-19 worries

Some will not take reservations till May 1

  • Mar 16, 2020

Cheap fares luring travellers to fly despite coronavirus pandemic

Airlines are seeing bookings plummet and cancellations

  • Mar 15, 2020

How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

Tips for cleaning that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germs

  • Mar 13, 2020

B.C. businessman admits to college scam, sentencing in July

Vancouver businessman, ex-CFL player David Sidoo plead guilty to mail fraud conspiracy charge

  • Mar 13, 2020

Disneyland closing for the rest of March amid coronavirus fears

The resort says hotels will remain open until Monday so guests can make travel arrangements

  • Mar 12, 2020

Hollywood braces for shutdown, Broadway goes dark amid COVID-19 pandemic

Hollywood moved to pause the normal hum of TV productions

  • Mar 12, 2020