‘We are in dire need’: Toronto nurse sends public video plea for supplies from inside a COVID-19 unit

A nurse working in a COVID-19 unit in a Toronto hospital issued stark video pleas for people to make, sew or buy supplies to help her and her colleagues cope with the growing COVID-19 pandemic. “We are in dire need of supplies,” Alex Cane said in a series of short video clips while working the […]

Bruno Fernandes makes interesting comment as he points out Man Utd’s lack of silverware

Bruno Fernandes says moving to Manchester United is exactly what he needed because the club hasn’t won anything in a while, but is hungry to do so. The Red Devils signed Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in the January transfer window, and the Portugal international has been something of a revelation at Old Trafford. Spurred on […]

Canadian heavy oil cheaper than a pint of beer as North American demand for fuel plummets

CALGARY – As commuters stay home and lockdown orders spread across the U.S., the price of Canadian heavy oil has collapsed. Western Canadian Select heavy oil price benchmark fell 30.5 per cent on Thursday to US$6.45 per barrel, which analysts joke is less than a pint of beer. U.S. crude prices fell 7.7 per cent […]

Arrival of first coronavirus cases in Haiti sends people scrambling for supplies – National

Haitians rushed to buy food, gas, soap and face masks Friday after the announcement of two imported cases of the coronavirus sparked worries that the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation could be overwhelmed by the illness. President Jovenel Moise said Thursday that two patients had been quarantined after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. One was […]

Death toll hits 144 as list of UK key workers is released – Covid19 latest – The Sun

KEY workers whose children will be allowed back to school as they play a crucial role in Britain’s fight against coronavirus have been named by the Government. The working heroes include nurses, police officers and delivery drivers and their children will be exempt from the decision to close classrooms from Monday to stop the spread […]

PEO Aviation announces Future Long Range Assault Aircraft awards – Defence Blog

Program Executive Office, Aviation announces the Project Agreement holders for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR). The Army’s PEO Aviation, working with Army Contracting Command, Redstone recently awarded the FLRAA CD&RR project agreements under the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Authority (OTA) to Bell Textron Incorporated, […]

Biden and Sanders criticize Trump on coronavirus, tout their own crisis leadership in Democratic debate

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders blasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak during a Democratic debate on Sunday, and touted their own approaches to dealing with a widening crisis that has upended the daily life of Americans. In their first one-on-one debate, the two Democratic contenders to face Trump in the […]

Market watchdog to be flexible in face of COVID-19 provided regulatory obligations still met

Canadian financial regulators and trading authorities are taking steps to prevent a major disruption if the novel coronavirus outbreak develops into a pandemic. On Tuesday, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), which regulates investment dealers on matters such as registration, trading compliance and maintaining adequate capital, told member firms it would make some […]

Turkey releases video of missile strike on Pantsir-S1 in Syria – Defence Blog

Turkish media released unique footage shows Turkey’s armed unmanned aircraft system destroyed a Pantsir-S1 self-propelled combined gun-missile system during its strike on Syrian Arab Army targets on Friday near Idlib. In the video, an apparently active Pantsir system mounted on its 8×8 truck can be seen sitting placidly as the Turkish munition plunges towards it. […]

Plante campaigns in St-Léonard ahead of by-election

Mayor Valérie Plante held a news conference to talk about changes to the way the Ville Marie borough deals with outdoor terraces and about the city filing a complaint with the Quebec Municipal Commission about the conflict with N.D.G./C.D.N. borough mayor Sue Montgomery in Montreal on Feb. 14, 2020. Dave Sidaway / Montreal Gazette Montreal […]