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PM, Scheer to donate pay raise and a goat invasion; In The News for April 1

PM, Scheer to donate pay raise and a goat invasion; In The News for April 1

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 1 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
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 a.m. ET on April 1, 2020: There are 8,591 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada's chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they're sick.
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.

Parliament may need to be recalled again to approve wage subsidy program

OTTAWA — Canadians are supposed to get more details today of the federal government's massive emergency wage subsidy program — a day later than promised.
PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

PM, Scheer among MPs to donate pay hike to charities during COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer are among the MPs who are promising to donate an automatic increase in their salaries to charity, as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the economy and puts thousands of Canadian
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.
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