Canadian Parliament shuts until April 20 due to pandemic

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TORONTO — Canada’s House of Commons voted Friday to shut down for at least five weeks to help ensure lawmakers do not contribute to the spread of for new coronavirus.

The moves comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife tested positive. The prime minister himself has been in self-imposed quarantine.

Rob Gillies, The Associated Press

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  1. I do hope you will stand in line for EI like everybody else. So can everybody in the country just take time off work because they may get sick. None of you are showing symptoms so go to work.

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