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Supreme Court won’t hear Bill 21 appeal by civil rights groups | CBC News

Montreal·BreakingCanada's top court has refused to look at whether Quebec's controversial ban on religious symbols should be suspended until the case is heard on its merits.Quebec appeals court had rejected request to suspend law in DecemberCBC News · Posted: Apr 09, 2020 9:02 AM ET | Last Updated: April 9Women leave the Quebec Court of…

Federal health officials to release projections on COVID-19 curve | CBC News

Federal health officials are projecting there could be nearly 32,000 cases of COVID-19 and between 500 and 700 deaths in Canada by April 16, and even with relatively strong control measures in place, there could be between 11,000 and 22,000 deaths over the course of the pandemic. The figures came Thursday morning as officials release modelling…

Canada lost more than 1M jobs last month as COVID-19 struck | CBC News

Canada's economy lost more than one million jobs in March, Statistics Canada said Thursday, pushing the jobless rate up to 7.8 per cent. Economists had been expecting the figure to come it at around 500,000 jobs lost, which already would have been the worst month for job losses on record.Every month, the data agency surveys Canadians over the course…

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and the world on Thursday | CBC News

The latest: Get LIVE UPDATES as health officials release national COVID-19 modelling. More than 1 million people lost their jobs in March, Statistics Canada says, as the unemployment rate jumps to 7.8 per cent. Trudeau says physical distancing has been 'effective' but it's not clear when pandemic will peak. Canada's two major airlines — WestJet and Air Canada —…

Canadian real estate markets hit hard by pandemic | CBC News

Vancouver real estate agent David Hutchinson pulls out some bright blue medical gloves and tugs them onto his hands before entering a condo that's coming onto the market. "It's uncharted territory, a completely different ballgame, and we're learning everything on the go," he said as he got his cellphone ready to do a virtual showing from…

Why isn’t Canada testing everyone for coronavirus? | CBC News

When did Canada's coronavirus testing go off the rails? The first clues were evident back on Jan. 24, the day after Wuhan, China, was locked down."We're ready, we're prepared." Those were the confident words from Dr. David Williams, Ontario's chief medical officer of health in a news briefing that day. The province already had a "specific…

Mushrooms, oregano oil and masks targeted in crackdown on misleading COVID-19 ads | CBC News

A mushroom spray, oil of oregano and a special hat to kill coronavirus in saliva have all been targeted by Health Canada in its crackdown on misleading and false claims of COVID-19 prevention and cures. The federal health agency has in recent weeks fielded dozens of complaints from Canadians reporting advertisements for products that claim…

Trudeau says physical distancing has been ‘effective’ — but it’s not clear when pandemic will peak | CBC News

The federal government doesn't know when the COVID-19 caseload will peak in Canada, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that the country's physical distancing efforts are making a difference. "We don't know exactly when we're going to be peaking, but we do know if we continue to do this, if we continue to keep the measures in place that…

Ontario’s long-term care workers still working at multiple facilities as B.C. clamps down | CBC News

It was a tough lesson learned by the Lynn Valley Care Centre in North Vancouver, the long-term care home in British Columbia that was the first — and is still among the hardest hit — by a coronavirus outbreak in Canada. The facility that recorded the country's first COVID-19 fatality has since seen 16 others die,…

Bernie Sanders suspends Democratic campaign for president | CBC News

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once-strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday — an acknowledgement that the former vice-president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up. Sanders advised his campaign staff…