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UPDATE 4-Canada to press U.S. further on medical supplies, Trudeau says
OTTAWA, April 7 (Reuters) - Canada will keep up efforts to persuade the United States not to block the export of medical supplies to fight the coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, while the energy-producing province of Alberta warned of an economic disaster.
UPDATE 1-Canada's aid for small businesses hit by coronavirus set to fall short
TORONTO/OTTAWA, April 7 (Reuters) - Many Canadian small businesses reeling from losses due to the coronavirus outbreak may be ineligible for federal government and bank aid designed to help them survive, industry experts say, with several already shuttered or rapidly running out of cash.
UPDATE 3-U.S. pushes back on call by OPEC+ to join big oil output cuts
LONDON/MOSCOW, April 7 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, Russia and allied oil producers will agree to deep cuts to their crude output at talks this week only if the United States and several others join in with curbs to help prop up prices that have been hammered by the coronavirus crisis.
Pandemic forces postponement of Canadian F1 Grand Prix
(Reuters) - The June 14 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal joined a growing list of Formula One races postponed due to the new coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, with the 2020 season yet to get on the starting grid.
Coronavirus takes deadly toll on Canada's nursing homes
TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) - With deaths in nursing homes making up almost half of Canadaâs coronavirus deaths, provinces are taking control of their workforces, boosting care workers' wages and redeploying health inspectors from hospitals to curb the virusâ spread among seniors.
Mexico asks U.S., Canada to grant automakers transition for USMCA rules
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government on Tuesday asked the United States and Canada to grant its automotive industry extra time to adapt its supply chains as the deadline for implementing a new North American trade deal approaches.
Canada needs to do more to ensure flow of U.S. medical supplies: Trudeau
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada needs to do more to persuade Washington not to block medical supplies from flowing across the border, even though U.S. officials have allowed the export of 500,000 masks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.
REFILE-OPEC+ needs to agree output numbers before meeting - Iran oil minister
April 7 (Reuters) - There needs to be an agreement on oil production numbers before any future meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC members, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh tweeted on Tuesday.
Many Canadian small businesses shut out of coronavirus crisis help
TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Many Canadian small businesses reeling from losses due to the coronavirus outbreak may be ineligible for federal government and bank aid designed to help them survive, industry experts say, with several already shuttered or rapidly running out of cash.
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