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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Maham:

Coronavirus: Trump asks medical supply firm 3M to stop selling N95 respirators to Canada

Trump invoked the Defence Production Act in an effort to speed up the distribution of desperately needed hospital masks amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Dyson to produce 15,000 ventilators to help with coronavirus fight

Of those ventilators, 10,000 have been ordered by the U.K. government. → Read More

Rent freezes, eviction deferrals needed amid coronavirus fallout: experts

While federal and provincial governments have offered help, experts say more is needed. → Read More

A look at the math behind social distancing amid coronavirus

One simple graphic explains how social distancing could help end the global coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Could Canada enforce coronavirus self-isolation? Legal experts say yes

Canadian officials have insisted that while self-isolation is strongly advised, there are currently no plans to enforce it. → Read More

Canada tightens borders over coronavirus — will it curb COVID-19’s spread?

The prime minister announced that Canada will be closing its borders to foreign travellers, with few exceptions. → Read More

Coronavirus: What to know about the 1st Canadian ‘community case’ of COVID-19

Community cases of COVID-19 had been reported in several countries around the world — but not yet in Canada. → Read More

Coronavirus: Canadians fear COVID-19 will hurt their finances, poll says

Since December 2019, there have been 94,000 cases of the infection and 3,200 deaths. The large majority of them have been in China. → Read More

Coronavirus: Do Canadians really need to stockpile household items?

There's some disagreement on exactly how much Canadians need to stockpile. → Read More

Canada issues travel advisory as Italy grapples with coronavirus

The regions under the travel advisory include popular tourist destinations such as Venice, Milan and Turin. → Read More

Coronavirus spread risk is now ‘very high’ — what does that mean for Canadians?

A higher risk assessment doesn't immediately warrant more or different action from countries, one WHO official said. → Read More

Gare de Lyon, major Paris railway station, evacuated due to fire: police

"Fire in progress near the Gare de Lyon. Evacuation of the station in progress," a tweet from police read. → Read More

Coronavirus is driving down stock prices — but experts say not to panic

One financial expert explained the stock market fluctuates with different political, social and economic events. → Read More

Molson Coors confirms ‘active situation’ at Milwaukee campus, police on scene

While police did not specify what the situation was, media reports pointed to a shooter on the premise. → Read More

Fires set along railway tracks as protests continue in Tyendinaga

Ontario Provincial Police said the fires, at a second protest encampment in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, brought morning freight train traffic to a halt. → Read More

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who inspired ‘Hidden Figures,’ dies at 101

The news was announced Monday morning by NASA on Twitter, who described Johnson as someone who "broke down racial and social barriers." → Read More

RCMP have agreed to move away from barricaded area in Wet’suwet’en territory: Blair

Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Blair described the move as a sound decision. → Read More

Demand for face masks causes concern among Canadian health-care workers

Rising demands for face masks in Canada have been reported amid the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

COVID-19: New coronavirus given name by World Health Organization

This type of coronavirus was first detected in December in the Chinese city of Wuhan. → Read More

Wet’suwet’en protests and arrests: Here’s a look at what’s happening now

The Wet'suwet'en Nation, unceded territory not covered by treaty, has long opposed the project. → Read More