Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Pritha Mukherji

CAMPUS:
-Joel Armstrong, an alumnus of Western University, in conversation with The London Free Press, recently mentioned that the final push to get Canadians to stop a pandemic is going to take a personal touch and some un-Canadian style behaviour.

-Scammers are not ‘social distancing’ when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.
-Colin Couchman, Director of Cybersecurity and Business Services at Western Technology Services said that scammers are taking advantage of such a serious situation as means of earning more profits.

-Western Student Central stated that all Summer courses will be delivered online, including the ones offered by affiliated university colleges

LOCAL:
-Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada is spending $192 million on developing and producing vaccines for the new coronavirus.
-The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus

WEATHER:
-On Wednesday, expect a temperature of 10 degrees with partly cloudy skies.
-Moving on to Thursday, expect a temperature of 10 degrees with a 10% chance of precipitation and cloudy skies.
-It is currently around 1 degrees with some rain.