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'The value of a statistical life' and tiptoe through Dutch tulips; In The News for March 27

'The value of a statistical life' and tiptoe through Dutch tulips; In The News for March 27

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 March 27 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Leaders detail concerns about COVID-19 impacts on Indigenous populations

Leaders detail concerns about COVID-19 impacts on Indigenous populations

OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders from across Canada say they are worried supports promised by the federal government to help First Nations, Inuit and Metis deal with the fallout of COVID-19 might not do enough to prevent the most vulnerable people from fa
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. on March 27, 2020: There are 4,043 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Canadian family rides out COVID-19 pandemic on remote tropical island

Canadian family rides out COVID-19 pandemic on remote tropical island

TORONTO — A Canadian family on a round-the-world trip plans to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic on a remote tropical island in the South Pacific despite the risk of dengue fever.
Conservatives punt plans to elect new leader June 27, citing COVID-19

Conservatives punt plans to elect new leader June 27, citing COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Conservative party is suspending its leadership race in the face of the ongoing crisis caused by COVID-19. The June 27 election date has been shelved, with the leadership organizing committee citing the disruption caused by the pandemic.
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): 10:45 p.m. The Conservative party is suspending its leadership race in the face of the ongoing crisis caused by COVID-19.
Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns

Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns

OTTAWA — The federal government is shutting down the network of in-person Service Canada centres over COVID-19 concerns.
Researchers balancing scientific rigour with speed to find COVID-19 treatment

Researchers balancing scientific rigour with speed to find COVID-19 treatment

OTTAWA — Researchers in the race against time to provide a proven treatment for COVID-19 will have to balance speed with scientific rigour, according to global experts.
'Strongly' and diplomatically, Canada tries to block U.S. soldiers at border

'Strongly' and diplomatically, Canada tries to block U.S. soldiers at border

WASHINGTON — The federal Liberal government used some of the sternest language diplomacy allows Thursday as it condemned a White House proposal to send soldiers to the Canada-U.S. border, ostensibly to keep illegal migrants from spreading COVID-19.
Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from across Canada on Thursday in relation to COVID-19: "One should not be embarrassed to go in a food bank. It is not your fault that you have lost your job in the past few days, in the past few weeks.