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Denise Paglinawan

COVID clauses await wary buyers in Canada's home selling season

18 Apr 2020

TORONTO In Canada's typically busy home-selling season, wary buyers are donning masks and gloves to view properties while realtors offer virtual tours and coronavirus clauses as the real estate industry copes up with the outbreak.

Rent strikes loom across Canada as coronavirus kills daily-wage jobs

07 Apr 2020

TORONTO Landlords across Canada should brace for rent strikes in May unless the government steps in with rental subsidies for occupants as the outbreak of new coronavirus decimates wages, industry groups and tenants said on Monday.

Ballads and fan clubs: Canada's medical health officers become unlikely celebs

25 Mar 2020

TORONTO Acclaimed in song and on Twitter fan accounts, including a feed devoted to one official's choice of scarves, Canada's medical health officers have become a popular, comforting sight in daily coronavirus briefings and gained a celebrity-like following.

Canadian distilleries make sanitizers as coronavirus sparks demand for hygiene products

20 Mar 2020

TORONTO Some Canadian distilleries and breweries have started producing hand sanitizers alongside alcoholic drinks as the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus stokes demand for hygiene products.

Figure skating: World championships in Montreal canceled due to coronavirus

12 Mar 2020

The world figure skating championships, scheduled to be held in Montreal from March 16-22, have been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Quebec government said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Figure skating-World championships in Montreal cancelled due to coronavirus

12 Mar 2020

March 11 The world figure skating championships, scheduled to be held in Montreal from March 16-22, have been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Quebec government said on Wednesday.

Canada seeks to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy

10 Mar 2020

TORONTO The Canadian federal government introduced new legislation on Monday to criminalize LGBTQ conversion therapy, as Justin Trudeau's Liberal government moves to fulfill one of its 2019 election promises.

Canada's tourism industry 'deeply affected' by virus outbreak: minister

07 Mar 2020

OTTAWA/TORONTO The outbreak of the new coronavirus is hammering Canada's tourism industry, a senior government official said on Friday, as the number of visitors from China plummeted and after the cancellation of a major technology convention.

Canada's tourism industry 'deeply affected' by virus outbreak -minister

07 Mar 2020

OTTAWA/TORONTO, March 6 The outbreak of the new coronavirus is hammering Canada's tourism industry, a senior government official said on Friday, as the number of visitors from China plummeted and after the cancellation of a major technology convention.

Canada hit by new rail, road barricades following arrests of indigenous protesters

26 Feb 2020

OTTAWA/TORONTO Protesters in Canada blocked train lines, Vancouver's port entrance and at least one highway on Tuesday in response to the arrest of 10 indigenous activists when police dismantled a rail barricade in southern Ontario a day earlier.

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