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‘We have done as much as we can’: How the pandemic is affecting Black entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Inspired to share his family’s love of cooking and food, Nevell Provo opened up R&B Kitchen in February 2020. The small Halifax-based catering business features traditional Caribbean dishes and soul food, and their social media accounts are filled with drool-worthy photos of their latest creations. But just one month …

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COVID-19: Nova Scotia hair salon fined despite going to ‘great lengths’ to appear closed

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A hair salon in Windsor, N.S., has been fined $11,622.50 for continuing to operate at a time when all non-essential businesses and services have been ordered to close during a surge of COVID-19 cases. In a release, the RCMP said officers with West Hants District RCMP were notified shortly …

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Nova Scotia offers extra $12 million to businesses hit by latest COVID-19 lockdown

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 4, 2021 1:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Nova Scotia is offering more than $12 million in additional support to businesses hit by …

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Kingston zoning bylaw would see places worship sublet space to businesses

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As places of worship struggle to fill their seats due to COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Kingston is looking to help. Since places of worship and small business have been two of the hardest-hit sectors during the coronavirus pandemic, the city is proposing that they team up and recover …

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Calgary restaurants and bars raise concerns about enforcement of COVID-19 health measures

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta restaurants and bars can still serve people outdoors, but are worried about how they’re supposed to enforce provincial health measures already in place. Although there were no new restrictions announced for restaurants on Thursday, Premier Jason Kenney said his government will work with bars and restaurants to help …

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‘The crystal ball isn’t working’: Maritime tourism operators prepare for unpredictable season

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Businesses in the Maritimes are trying to prepare for the upcoming tourism season, but they can only do so much. “It looks like the season will be as gloomy as today, I guess,” Ron Cormier, owner-operator of Shediac Bay Cruises, tells Global News on a windy Friday with plenty …

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Alberta COVID-19 vaccine producers nearing approvals, urge use of domestic doses, boosters

Alberta COVID-19 vaccine producers nearing approvals, urge use of domestic doses, boosters

A COVID-19 vaccine producer that’s based in Alberta says it will be ready to provide millions of doses and booster shots once necessary approvals have been granted. Calgary-based Providence Therapeutics said it has wrapped up Stage 1 clinical trials and will be headed to Stage 2 by June. CEO …

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COVID-19 pandemic affecting financial confidence, debt in Saskatchewan: report

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of our daily lives in Saskatchewan, including personal finances. A recent report conducted by MNP found people’s economic pain has carried over from last year. Financial experts say much of the anxiety people are feeling is a result of the pandemic, including …

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Nisku diner struggling to pay rent gets massive boost after plea for help – Edmonton

Nisku diner struggling to pay rent gets massive boost after plea for help - Edmonton

The crippling financial impacts of COVID-19 may be far from over, but that isn’t stopping the generosity of Albertans. South of Edmonton, in the Nisku industrial area, Saskitoba Diner is a family-run business serving traditional diner food with an emphasis on Ukrainian favourites. The diner opened at the end …

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Coronavirus: Industries left out of Manitoba’s reopening plans want more explanation – Winnipeg

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Local businesses forced to stay closed over the weekend say they want the Manitoba Government to tell them why. On Saturday, Manitoba public health loosened restrictions in most of the province, from level red COVID-19 lock down measures implemented in November. Retail businesses opened with non-essential items once again …

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