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TD Bank charges $30,000 mortgage penalty to woman forced to sell home due to pandemic

An Ontario woman who lost her income in the pandemic says she was shocked when TD Bank demanded a $30,000 penalty for breaking her mortgage prematurely. An expert warns, as the COVID-19 crisis wears on, more homeowners will face hefty penalties when they can’t make mortgage payments.

Meet the 'forgotten Canadians' stranded in remote corners of the world demanding help to get home

They are the outliers. The last 10 per cent of Canadians stranded abroad who want to come home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Canadian government may not be able to repatriate all of them.

Strange symptoms, flare-ups, weeks-long illnesses for some COVID-19 survivors

In most instances, people with COVID-19 recover at home, outside the health care system. What's growing clear, both patients and clinicians agree, is that some of those people wind up facing a long, rocky road to recovery.

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Monday

Britain has begun cautiously easing lockdown restrictions despite warnings from some health officials that the risk of spreading COVID-19 is still too great. And in South Korea, the top infectious disease expert asked medically vulnerable individuals to stay at home as officials struggle to stem the spread of the coronavirus amid increased public activity.

Scientists find oldest fossil of a land animal

A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425 million years ago that helped pave the way for the throngs that would eventually inhabit Earth's dry parts.

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