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Coronavirus: Churches across Quebec opening for first time since March – Montreal

Coronavirus: Churches across Quebec opening for first time since March - Montreal

Houses of worship across Quebec have been given the green light open for the first time since March when restrictions were put in place due to the novel coronavirus. And Montrealers were ready for their first Sunday service since lockdown restrictions were eased. “I was longing for this moment because, …

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan releases guidelines for child-care facilities, churches to reopen

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan releases guidelines for child-care facilities, churches to reopen

Guidelines have been released by the Saskatchewan government for child-care facilities and churches that are allowed to reopen under Phase 3 of the province’s reopening plan from the coronavirus pandemic. The province previously announced details for restaurants, licensed establishments, gyms, fitness centres and personal services on May 21. READ MORE: …

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Coronavirus: France to allow face-covered religious gatherings – National

Coronavirus: France to allow face-covered religious gatherings - National

By Christian Lowe Reuters Posted May 22, 2020 9:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ France is to allow the resumption of religious gatherings after a two-month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, but worshippers will …

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Zoom investigating after U.S. church services disrupted by outages – National

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Video conferencing service Zoom said Sunday that it was investigating the cause of outages that apparently affected some users’ ability to host and join meetings. Zoom, which has become a staple during the coronavirus pandemic because it allows people to meet online rather than in person, said the problems seemed …

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Coronavirus: Cancellation of Saskatchewan drive-in church service questioned

Coronavirus: Cancellation of Saskatchewan drive-in church service questioned

Saskatchewan’s premier wants an explanation for why an Easter drive-in church service was prohibited over the weekend. Scott Moe’s office said the Saskatchewan Health Authority has been asked to account for its decision, as drive-in events seem to maintain safe physical distancing. Related News READ MORE: Drive-in Easter …

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Drive-in Easter Sunday service held in Fort Saskatchewan parking lot amid COVID-19 pandemic – Edmonton

Drive-in Easter Sunday service held in Fort Saskatchewan parking lot amid COVID-19 pandemic - Edmonton

Bridge Church in Fort Saskatchewan held a drive-in Easter Sunday service, allowing community members to come together in faith while keeping their distance. READ MORE: 82 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Alberta as death toll hits 44 Churchgoers gathered in the parking lot of the Dow Centennial Centre, where they …

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Canadian clergy move prayers, services online amid coronavirus pandemic

Canadian clergy move prayers, services online amid coronavirus pandemic

Clergy across Canada are moving services to the digital world as they adapt to support their congregations amid the global coronavirus pandemic that has seen governments restrict large gatherings. Religious leaders say the unprecedented situation has forced them to seek creative alternatives to community-based worship at a time when people …

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