Global National: April 1, 2020 | Historic measures for Canadians at home due to coronavirus

  • Published on:  4/1/2020
  • Our top story on Wednesday looks at what historic measures Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will be undertaken to help Canadians forced to stay at home because of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Eric Sorensen takes a look at how different regions of the country compare and contrast in the COVID-19 pandemic with Ontario and Quebec standing out, while Alberta and B.C. seem to be trending in the right direction. Meanwhile, Jeff Semple reports on contact tracing and how countries that have used this method have had the most success fighting the spread of COVID-19.

    David Akin has new details on the Canadian government’s wage subsidy/Emergency Response Benefit. Also, Ross Lord takes a deeper look at the financial troubles the government of Newfoundland & Labrador has found itself in as it struggles to pay staff.

    Jackson Proskow has the latest on the U.S. fight against the coronavirus as confirmed cases continue to rise.

    Mike Armstrong delves into the face mask debate while Heather Yourex-West reports on clinical trials and potential treatments for COVID-19.


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