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The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using disease trackers

The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using disease trackers

TORONTO — Increasingly frustrated health officials say they are prepared to take more aggressive measures to track and contain people with COVID-19 as the number of sick and dead continues to soar.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
DiCaprio, others launch $12M coronavirus relief food fund

DiCaprio, others launch $12M coronavirus relief food fund

LOS ANGELES — Leonardo DiCaprio will help launch America’s Food Fund, which has already raised $12 million to help communities impacted by the coronavirus.
To share or not to share, that is the question for Sam Hunt

To share or not to share, that is the question for Sam Hunt

NEW YORK — Sam Hunt’s sophomore album opens and closes with two of the most personal songs he’s ever written, as he draws from his own life to paint candid portraits for listeners.
Ashley McBryde reveals familial secrets on new record

Ashley McBryde reveals familial secrets on new record

NASHVILLE — Ashley McBryde doesn’t have any problem with using real people to inspire her country songs and revealing the sordid details of their lives, even if she’s dishing dirt about her own family and friends.
Canadian Broadway actor Nick Cordero in hospital undergoing COVID-19 test

Canadian Broadway actor Nick Cordero in hospital undergoing COVID-19 test

Hamilton-raised Broadway star Nick Cordero is in hospital in Los Angeles undergoing tests for COVID-19 after being admitted with pneumonia.
Quibi gambles with mobile-only streaming platform amid COVID-19

Quibi gambles with mobile-only streaming platform amid COVID-19

TORONTO — Creators of the freshly minted subscription streaming platform Quibi had a tough sell on their hands even before the COVID-19 pandemic spiralled us into uncertain financial times.
Taylor Swift donation will help Nashville record store

Taylor Swift donation will help Nashville record store

NASHVILLE — Pop superstar Taylor Swift is helping out a Nashville record store closed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grimey's co-owner Doyle Davis said Thursday the store got a call last week from Swift's publicist asking how Swift could help.
N.L. health minister urges safe use of dating apps during pandemic

N.L. health minister urges safe use of dating apps during pandemic

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's health minister is urging people to think twice before meeting up with an online match as they swipe through dating apps during the COVID-19 pandemic.
High-tech growing systems bring joy of gardening indoors

High-tech growing systems bring joy of gardening indoors

Traditionally, growing your own herbs and veggies was reserved for those with the luxury of outdoor space and abundant light.