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    Coronavirus-stricken US companies pop so-called poison pills to try to foil hostile takeover attempts:

    https://ca.reuters.com/article/busin.../idCAKBN21C344
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    National Emergency Response System link [your eyes may glaze over; these guys are paid on our behalf]:

    https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/r.../index-en.aspx
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    Shoppers defy orders to stay home in Toronto Chinatown [re: covid-19 crisis]:

    https://torontosun.com/news/local-ne...e-of-emergency

    torontosun.com/news/provincial/'Disgusting' - Doug Ford denounces price gouging (notably pricey Lysol wipes) at Toronto grocery store:

    https://torontosun.com/news/provinci...-grocery-store
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: More than 50,000 face shields sent to China could have been used here:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...been-used-here
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    reuters.com/article/US-HongKong protests-poll/Exclusive: Support for Hong Kong protesters' demands rises, even as coronavirus halts rallies - poll:

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-h...-idUSKBN21E11L
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    ottawa.ctvnews.ca/Chateau Laurier makes history as doors close for first time [meanwhile, no word of the court fight over the ugly proposed addition to the Chateau]:

    https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/chateau-la...time-1.4862839
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    Coronavirus: Trump orders 'time-wasting' General Motors to make ventilators:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/52071611

    Twitter mocks Trump's plan to move troops to US-Canadian border:

    https://globalnews.ca/news/6740372/n...nadian-border/

    usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/03/27/Joe Biden leads Trump by nine points in latest Fox news poll:

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ll/2931501001/
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    US now leads the world in confirmed covid-19 cases:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/26/w...irus-news.html
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    nationalpost.com/opinion/Rex Murphy: The financial impact of covid-19 is enough to make Canadians sick with worry:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/rex...ick-with-worry

    nationalpost.com/opinion/Conrad Black on covid-19: The world succumbed to a pandemic of hysteria more than a virus:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/con...e-than-a-virus

    nationalpost.com/opinion/Raymond J de Souza: When the going got tough due to covid-19, Justin Trudeau [not Trump] showed his true authoritarian colours:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/ray...tarian-colours

    nationalpost.com/opinion/Randall Denley: Ontario's $17 billion covid-19 fund is a substantial plan, but will it be enough?:

    https://nationalpost.com/opinion/ran...l-it-be-enough
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    Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson joins Prince Charles et al by testing positive:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52060791
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