Wall Street ticks higher, led by tech and smaller stocks U.S. stocks are rising in afternoon trading Wednesday, as investors wait to hear the details about Washington's next mammoth push for the economy. New record for daily COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting 176 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, a new record, and one new death. Juno Awards postpone show date to June 6 amid COVID-19 pandemic Organizers of the Juno Awards say they're postponing this year's 50th anniversary show in Toronto until June 6 as COVID-19 cases rage across the country. B.C. to request federal exemption to decriminalize personal drug possession On the fifth anniversary of the province's other public health crisis, B.C. officials announced they'll be requesting a federal exemption from Health Canada to decriminalize personal drug possession.