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BANGKOK - Asian shares were steady in quiet Good Friday trading after Wall Street closed out its best week in 45 years thanks to the Federal Reserve's titanic effort to support the economy through the coronavirus crisis. The price of oil fell back after major oil-producing countries struggle…

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CAIRO - Yemen’s internationally recognized government Friday announced the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the war-torn country, stoking fears that an outbreak could devastate an already crippled health care system.

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Ann Marie Polowski of the Da Vinci Centre takes orders from people in their vehicles during their first ever drive up spaghetti dinner on Sunday. The new drive up dinner attracted a lineup of vehicles through the parking lot and out onto Waterloo Street. The non-profit centre in Thunder Bay …

Northerners fork out more than their southern Ontario counterparts for basic staples like groceries and gasoline, but cheaper costs for housing and items like recreational fees make life more affordable overall, says a recent economic study.

OTTAWA - As Canada continues to combat the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, women's rights advocates say not enough focus has been placed on the unique and often disproportionate impact the pandemic is having on women.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Canada's chief public health officer and her provincial counterparts are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they are sick or a homemade one if they believe they could have been expo…

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TORONTO - Amid crippling job losses across the country due to COVID-19, the federal government on Thursday warned the number of Canadians killed by the novel coronavirus would likely double over the next week and could reach thousands over the course of the pandemic.

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BANGKOK - Asian shares are steady in quiet Good Friday trading after Wall Street closed out its best week in 45 years thanks to the Federal Reserve's titanic effort to support the economy through the coronavirus crisis.

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NEW YORK - A staggering 16.8 million Americans lost their jobs in just three weeks, a measure of how fast the coronavirus has brought world economies to their knees. Meanwhile, religious leaders worldwide Thursday urged people to celebrate Good Friday and Easter from the safety of their homes.

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LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved out of intensive care Thursday at the London hospital where he is being treated for the new coronavirus, as his government told Britons to prepare for several more weeks in lockdown.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Iran’s supreme leader suggested Thursday that mass gatherings may be barred through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, Amnesty International said it believes at least 35 Iranian prisoners were killed by security forces sup…

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VANCOUVER - British Columbia's former provincial health officer says he has "grave concerns" about reduced services because of COVID-19 for people struggling with drug addiction, while the manager of a supervised consumption site in Toronto says people are feeling abandoned.

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BAGHDAD - Iraq's intelligence chief was appointed on Thursday the country’s third prime minister-designate in just over a month, after the resignation of the most recent candidate amid political infighting, but the path to forming a government remained uncertain.

Eleven non-profit organizations in Northwestern Ontario that deliver food to individuals in need have received funding through a Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board initiative.

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A group of medical students are working to get personal protective equipment to front-line health-care professionals who are working at the centre of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Canada's chief public health officer and her provincial counterparts are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they are sick or a homemade one if they believe they could have been expo…