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RCMP confirm a man and a woman, both 18 years old, died in the tornado near Virden, Man. Police say they appear to have been ejected from a vehicle. A 54-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
16 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Manitoba, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 148. A total of 9 people are in hospital, including 3 in intensive care.
Alberta to switch over to federal COVID-19 notification app. The province's own contact tracing mobile app, ABTraceTogether, has had technical issues.
Air traffic controllers from across Canada send pizzas to counterparts across the border working without pay during the partial U.S. government shutdown:
BREAKING: The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee will refuse to send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the event is not postponed.The 2020 Games are currently set to begin on July 24. News release: