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COVID-19: Telecom providers doing away with data overage fees, offering free television channels amid outbreak

COVID-19: Telecom providers doing away with data overage fees, offering free television channels amid outbreak

A number of changes to residential phone, internet and cable service in effect until the end of April
Prime Minister announces COVID-19 travel ban <b>(video)</b>

Prime Minister announces COVID-19 travel ban (video)

Borders to close to non-U.S. foreign travellers. Airlines barred from allowing anyone with COVID-19 symptoms to board plane for Canada
Province reveals details of proposed COVID-19 job protection legislation

Province reveals details of proposed COVID-19 job protection legislation

Government says that the proposed legislation would mean that employees will not be required to provide a medical note if they take a leave due to COVID-19
Safe to donate blood during COVID-19 crisis: Canadian Blood Services

Safe to donate blood during COVID-19 crisis: Canadian Blood Services

Urges donors to keep appointments as 'patients depend on these lifesaving donations'
All GoodLife and Fit4Less locations across Canada close

All GoodLife and Fit4Less locations across Canada close

All members payments suspended as of Tuesday, and all paid-in-full memberships frozen
Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford's office says the government is drafting legislation that would remove employers' ability to require sick notes for people in self-isolation or quarantine.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020: — Ontario: 142 confirmed (5 resolved) — British Columbia: 73 confirmed, including one death (six cases resolved) — Alberta: 39 confirmed — Quebec: 35 confi
Quebec orders bars, movie theatres to close to limit spread of COVID-19

Quebec orders bars, movie theatres to close to limit spread of COVID-19

Quebec Premier Francois Legault ordered the closure of gathering places such as bars, theatres, gyms and movie theatres on Sunday as the province brought in more aggressive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

OTTAWA — The federal government will discuss whether stricter border measures must be implemented to halt the spread of COVID-19 in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday.
The good and bad consequences of school closures amid a disease outbreak

The good and bad consequences of school closures amid a disease outbreak

Canadians were also told to halt any non-essential travel out of the country.