Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Friday, March 20th, 2020

Jacob McCourt

CAMPUS:
-A team of researchers at Western University are joining 95 others in Canada to be the first to create a vaccine for COVID-19.
-The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is moving their 2020 Congress to an online format.

LOCAL:
-London Transit has announced that all buses are free until April 5th. Starting today, the transit commission has waived all bus fares due to COVID-19.
-The U.S.-Canada border will close to non-essential travellers based on mutual consent between the U.S. and Canadian governments.
-rTraction, a local marketing agency has created a new website to help support local businesses
affected by the fallout of COVID-19.

WEATHER:
-Today, the temperature has risen to 17 with a 60% chance of showers
-Tonight, we drop down to minus 6
-Tomorrow, expect a sunny 2 degree
-Right now, it’s 15 and cloudy in London