Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Pritha Mukherji

CAMPUS:
-Yashoda Valliere, a medical student at Western University, has started working on a program which aims to assist local medical workers in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic
-To keep yourselves informed, please visit www.uwo.ca/coronavirus

LOCAL:
-Ontario’s Judicial System is virtually on hold. Both the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice announced sweeping directives Sunday that will affect court operations until June.

-Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Canadian Government will be taking aggressive steps to limit the spread of the novel Coronavirus
-Borders will be closed for people who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada

-Premier Doug Ford has just declared a state of emergency for Ontario due to increasing COVID-19 concerns

WEATHER:
-On Wednesday, expect a temperature of 7 degrees with some sun and clouds. Moving onto Thursday, expect a temperature of 12 degrees with a chance of shower. It is currently 4 degrees with overcast skies.