Canada Coronavirus

Alberta leadership responsible for protests against COVID-19 public health orders: expert

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

A criminologist says a recent court order that allows Alberta RCMP to arrest organizers of anti-lockdown rallies can limit or prevent future gatherings but does little to educate people who don’t believe in the COVID-19 pandemic. The injunction issued May 6 allows police, for the first time, to arrest …

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Pool and spa sales double for Moncton retailer amid the pandemic

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

With travel plans off the table amid the pandemic, more people are investing in creating staycation space in their backyards. Turbulent times are also creating a tidal wave of business for a Moncton pool and spa home leisure retailer, which is now booking installations into summer 2022. “Where people …

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Health officials give update on Manitoba’s efforts against COVID-19

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

Manitoba health officials will give an update on the province’s COVID-19 fight Friday. Dr. Jazz Atwal, Manitoba’s deputy chief public health officer, will be joined by Dr. Joss Reimer, lead of the province’s vaccine implementation task force, for a 12:30 p.m. press conference. Read more: All Manitobans 12 and …

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Barrie Transit COVID-19 outbreak declared over

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

The COVID-19 outbreak within Barrie Transit has been declared over by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, the city confirmed Friday morning. All buses are now running after some service was affected upon nine drivers testing positive for the virus. Read more: Some Barrie Transit service affected as COVID-19 …

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Quebec records more than 800 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise

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

Quebec is reporting 838 new cases and eight additional deaths Friday as all adults are now able to book their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. It is the highest daily tally of new infections since last weekend for the province, which has been hovering under the 800 case …

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Nova Scotia to provide COVID-19 update Friday as vaccines open for people 35+

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

Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, are set to provide an update on COVID-19 on Friday. The update is scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. AT. It will be livestreamed on this page. The update was originally scheduled for 1 …

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All Manitobans aged 12 to 17 can now book Pfizer vaccine appointment

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

Manitoba has opened up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for all Manitobans 12 and up. In a release sent out Friday, health officials said young people between the ages of 12 and 17 can now book their Pfizer vaccine appointment. Read more: COVID-19 vaccine eligibility lowered to 18 for all Manitobans …

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COVID-19: Young people give shot in arm as Quebec sets new vaccination record

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

Quebec has set another pandemic record by administering 110,000 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in a single day. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social media Friday to announce the news, saying that the so-called “youth week” has been successful. At least 50 per cent of Quebecers who are between …

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Delaying 2nd Pfizer vaccine dose may protect better against COVID-19: study

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

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in older people when a second dose is delayed to 12 weeks after the first, a British study said. The study released on Friday is the first to directly compare immune responses of the Pfizer shot from the three-week dosing …

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COVID-19: 80 cases in London-Middlesex as Elgin-Oxford, Huron-Perth record one death each

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

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Local health officials in London-Middlesex reported 80 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday as the province announced it would be extending its stay-at-home order until …

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