Coronavirus: Health officials to provide update on COVID-19 situation in Canada | LIVE

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Canadian health officials are expected to provide an update Tuesday on the COVID-19 situation in the country. It comes as ministers gather on the second day of the Liberal cabinet retreat, in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his team had said they would plot the country’s path through the novel coronavirus pandemic. The retreat is being held in Ottawa as positive cases of COVID-19 are on the rise across the country. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7335563/justin-trudeau-cabinet-retreat-post-coronavirus-path/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #Coronavirus #COVID19 #Canada #CdnPoli #JustinTrudeau #GlobalNews

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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.

Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.

As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.

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