coronavirus pandemic

Green Party to likely hold virtual leadership convention amid coronavirus, May says – National

Green Party to likely hold virtual leadership convention amid coronavirus, May says - National

The first leadership contest for the Green Party of Canada in 14 years is likely to end in October with an online announcement instead of a big party, former Leader Elizabeth May said Wednesday, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spare no big events. There are seven people conditionally approved …

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Hospitality workers rally in Vancouver over concerns they will lose their jobs

Hospitality workers rally in Vancouver over concerns they will lose their jobs

Hospitality workers rallied in downtown Vancouver Wednesday, worried for their jobs as hotels prepare to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. Michelle Travis of UniteHere Local 40 says there’s concern that laid-off employees will be replaced with new hires who will be paid less. “We figured it’s going to be summer …

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No evidence of coronavirus becoming less severe: WHO, experts say – National

No evidence of coronavirus becoming less severe: WHO, experts say - National

World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high-profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency. Professor Alberto Zangrillo, head of intensive care at Italy’s San Raffaele Hospital in …

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The New Reality: Future of shopping malls in jeopardy as COVID-19 pandemic pushes shoppers online – National

The New Reality: Future of shopping malls in jeopardy as COVID-19 pandemic pushes shoppers online - National

From air travel to restaurants and mom-and-pop shops, businesses relying heavily on the in-person customer connection have been hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Shopping malls are no exception. Retail futurist Doug Stephens ends an interview trying to sound positive about the retail industry. But he acknowledges it’s not …

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Coronavirus, N.S. mass shooting put spotlight on domestic violence. Here’s how to talk about it – National

Coronavirus, N.S. mass shooting put spotlight on domestic violence. Here’s how to talk about it - National

Between the coronavirus pandemic and the attack directly preceding the worst mass murder in modern Canadian history, domestic violence — which accounts for one in five murders in Canada and kills women at a rate 4.5 times higher than men — has been thrust squarely in the spotlight. A pandemic …

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Ajax, Ont., business owner gives back to families of front-line workers during COVID-19

Ajax, Ont., business owner gives back to families of front-line workers during COVID-19

Another Durham, Ont., business that’s been forced to close during the novel coronavirus pandemic has decided to use this time to give back to front-line workers, putting together activity kits for families on her own dime. Dishni Jayasuriya, owner of Glama Gal Kids Spa in Ajax, Ont., says she wanted …

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Coronavirus pandemic drives home why Canada needs to loosen ties with China – National

Coronavirus pandemic drives home why Canada needs to loosen ties with China - National

The coronavirus pandemic and the Chinese regime’s behaviour throughout are driving home the need for Canada and other Western allies to start “decoupling” from the country, says Canada’s former ambassador to China. At the same time, David Mulroney warns the regime is using global focus on the pandemic to “demolish” …

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China records no new coronavirus cases for first time since outbreak began – National

China records no new coronavirus cases for first time since outbreak began - National

By Brenda Goh Reuters Posted May 22, 2020 11:28 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ China recorded no new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 22, the first time it had seen no daily …

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Trudeau says question of hazard pay for military in care homes remains undecided – National

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

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the question of whether military members serving in long-term care homes hit by the coronavirus pandemic remains under consideration. But he gave no indication of whether any decision has been made. READ MORE: 28 CAF members sent to Quebec, Ontario care homes diagnosed with COVID-19 …

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3rd crew sequestered to Brandon, Man., water plant amid COVID-19 pandemic – Winnipeg

3rd crew sequestered to Brandon, Man., water plant amid COVID-19 pandemic - Winnipeg

Posted May 22, 2020 10:24 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A third crew is being sequestered to a water plant in Brandon, Man. Staff have been doing month-long shifts at the plant to ensure healthy workers …

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