Global National: March 31, 2020 | Canada to spend $2 billion on COVID-19 protective equipment
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Abigail Bimman has all the latest details on the federal government earmarking $2 billion for coronavirus personal protective equipment. More deaths are being reported at the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Ontario. Dr. Theresa Tam discusses the concerns for people in Indigenous communities as well as those in prison. Meanwhile, Manitoba First Nations are seeking help from the Canadian Forces to prepare for COVID-19. Mike Drolet reports on the struggles of businesses to pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Heather Yourex-West reports on Alberta banking on the Keystone XL pipeline as a much needed economic boost during this time of COVID-19-induced economic uncertainty. Jackson Proskow takes a look at how the U.S. death toll is now surpassing that of China. Finally we take a look at the latest deaths in Spain and in the U.K. while Lagos goes into a two-week lockdown.