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Twitter Web App : Ottawa delays release of national action plan on missing and murdered Indigenous women. cbc.ca/1.5583585 #cdnpoli

Twitter Web App : Coming up live: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman expected to announce the league's return-to-play format, 4.30 p.m. ET. cbc.ca/1.5585260

Twitter Web App : Stocks make sharp gains on hopes of economy reopening safely; Dow rises 529 points (2.2%) to just under 25,000, S & P 500 edges up 1.2%, NASDAQ flat. TSX up 0.5%, while Canadian crude jumps 6% to $26.18 US and WTI climbs 2.6% to $34.12.

Twitter Web App : UPDATE: Donna Duncan, CEO of the Ontario Long Term Care Association, has issued a statement after a military report today described unsanitary and disturbing conditions involving understaffing and neglect at 5 Ontario care homes hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak:

Twitter Web App : No new cases of coronavirus infection are being reported today in Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador or Prince Edward Island.

Twitter Web App : UPDATE: Ontario to investigate 5 long-term care homes after scathing military report. 'My job is to fix a broken system that has been broken for decades. I'm going to move heaven and earth that we leave no stone unturned, says Premier Doug Ford. cbc.ca/1.5585131

Twitter Web App : UPDATE: The Department of National Defence's site has been updated to say that there are now 39 cases of coronavirus among military members on LTC deployment in Quebec and Ontario. That includes 24 positive tests in Quebec and 15 in Ontario.

Twitter Web App : Update: CBC's coronavirus team has cross-checked reports on Ontario cases confirmed by CBC reporters, provincial numbers, and local health authorities. They have reached a new total of 2205 deaths in Ontario as of 1 pm ET, an increase of 11 deaths from late Monday.

Twitter Web App : BREAKING: Report outlining observations from military members in Ontario long-term care homes outlines sightings of rotten food & cockroaches, COVID-positive residents allowed to wander, 'culture of fear' around using supplies, expired medications, people left in soiled diapers.

Twitter Web App : Watch live CBC News: Ontario to release Canadian Forces report on province's long-term care facilities that PM Trudeau calls 'deeply disturbing.' Premier Doug Ford to provide details at 1:30 pm ET. cbc.ca/1.5584960

Twitter Web App : Canada Post warns of parcel delivery delays for foreseeable future. Surge in online shopping resulted in all-time daily processing record of 2.1m on May 19, 3X normal. Working in plants not built for physical distancing also causing delays. Previous story: cbc.ca/1.5543688

Twitter Web App : Nova Scotia is reporting 1 more COVID-19 death and 2 more coronavirus cases. The death involved a female in her 80s with underlying medical conditions in the Central Zone; she was not a resident of a long-term care home. Canada now has 86,615 cases with 6,708 deaths.

Twitter Web App : Two military sources have told CBC's Vassy Kapelos that military members deployed to the facilities found instances of severe neglect, dirt, cockroaches, 'no rules, a lack of staff training and medical equipment, and instances of staff reusing syringes on seniors.'

Twitter Web App : BREAKING: National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman will make an announcement at 4:30 pm ET about whether and how teams might return to play out the end of the 2019-20 NHL season, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. (A previous tweet saying it was at 5:30 has been deleted.)

Twitter Web App : UPDATE: The Canadian Coast Guard now confirms that a 3rd body has been found during the search for crew members of a crab fishing boat off the southwest coast of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.

Twitter Web App : More CBC News about 'The Ickabog,' a new project by J.K. Rowling about an imaginary land of plenty called Cornucopia, with a monster apparently living at its very northernmost tip. She calls it 'a story about truth and the abuse of power.' cbc.ca/1.5584704

Twitter Web App : Canadian Armed Forces members working in Ontario long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic report 'extremely troubling' incidents, PM says. Justin Trudeau calls the report 'deeply disturbing' and says Ontario will release it later today. cbc.ca/1.5584960

Twitter Web App : Watch Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister give update on COVID-19 measures in the province. pscp.tv/w/cZvm9TEyOTE0…

Twitter Web App : New Quebec coronavirus numbers show 614 additional cases in the past 24 hours and 70 deaths for totals of 48,598 cases with 4,139 deaths. (There is no public health briefing for Quebec today.) Canada now has 86,613 cases with 6,707 deaths from COVID-19. newsinteractives.cbc.ca/coronavirustra…