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Nova Scotia massacre and COVID Commons wrangle; In The News for April 20

Nova Scotia massacre and COVID Commons wrangle; In The News for April 20

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 April 20 ... NOVA SCOTIA SHOOTER ...

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.

A timeline of some of the deadliest mass killings in Canada's recent history

Here are some of the deadliest mass killings in recent Canadian history: April 19, 2020: Seventeen people are killed after a man who at one point wore a police uniform and drove a mock-up cruiser travelled across northern Nova Scotia.
RCMP officer among 17 confirmed dead in Nova Scotia killing spree

RCMP officer among 17 confirmed dead in Nova Scotia killing spree

PORTAPIQUE, N.S.

A timeline of some of the deadliest mass killings in Canada's recent history

Here are some of the deadliest mass killings in recent Canadian history: April 19, 2020: Seventeen people are killed after a man who at one point wore a police uniform and drove a mock-up cruiser travelled across northern Nova Scotia.

Timeline of Nova Scotia shooting that left 17 dead, including RCMP officer

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Seventeen people have died after a shooter dressed in police clothing went on a rampage in rural Nova Scotia on Saturday night, ending in a police chase that lasted through Sunday. Here's a timeline of events. All times are local.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:26 p.m. on April 19, 2020: There are 35,056 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Feds increase scrutiny of foreign takeovers to protect firms hit by pandemic

Feds increase scrutiny of foreign takeovers to protect firms hit by pandemic

OTTAWA — The federal government has moved to protect Canadian businesses battered by the COVID-19 pandemic or producing medical supplies from being gobbled up by outside interests by tightening the rules around foreign investments and takeovers.

Doctor's association says help from government is not enough to survive COVID-19

TORONTO — The association representing Ontario doctors says a proposal from the provincial government to offer advance payments will not be enough to keep clinics open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Death toll rises at largest N.S. non-profit nursing home on 'devastating' day

Death toll rises at largest N.S. non-profit nursing home on 'devastating' day

HALIFAX — The largest non-profit nursing home in Nova Scotia is reporting two more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total to five in two days, amidst what the premier described as "a devastating day" in the province.