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Flood risk could complicate COVID-19 response

As just one example of how the virus is already impacting local flood preparedness activities, the community centre near Ottawa that became a staging ground for the regional flood response last year and was toured by Ontario Premier Doug Ford, closed on March 16 due to COVID-19 and moved its flood preparedness meeting online.
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Evacuees arrive today from Wuhan

The evacuees from Wuhan expected to arrive in Canada on Friday, February 7, 2020, face two weeks of isolation, as they are confined to their assigned motel rooms on a Canadian Forces base in southern Ontario, where they will be monitored for signs of the novel coronavirus.
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NATO ponders possibility of space war

The NATO military alliance looked to space, the final frontier, earlier this week as members formally recognized the cosmos as integral to their mutual security, agreeing to bolster ways to defend their satellites and other space-based infrastructure from enemy attacks.