Coronavirus

COVID-19: Some Manitoba golf courses running out of memberships amid third wave

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

Golf courses across the province are selling memberships at an extremely high rate, and in some cases selling out completely. Bridges golf course in Starbuck, Man., is no longer offering memberships for purchase due to high demand. Junior memberships at St. Boniface golf course in Winnipeg are sold out …

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All major Toronto-led events cancelled summer 2021 including CNE, Caribbean Carnival, Honda Indy

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

The City of Toronto says it is cancelling all major in-person, outdoor events until Sept. 6 — for the second year in a row — to slow the spread of COVID-19. Some of the cancelled events include the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), Caribbean Carnival, Honda Indy, and Taste of …

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COVID-19: Experts say clarity, collaboration needed for ‘two-dose summer’ in Ontario

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2021 6:16 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Experts say Ontario will need to leverage clarity and collaboration to reach its goal of …

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What goes into holding COVID-19 school pop-up clinics? Women’s College Hospital offers behind-the-scenes look

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

On a sunny Spring afternoon, a line has formed leading to General Mercer Junior Public School in Toronto. There is a big white tent and live music and laughter can be heard playing in the distance, and the atmosphere is festive. What looks like a school fair and feels …

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COVID-19 origins still need exploring, lab leak theory can’t be dismissed: scientists

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

The origin of the novel coronavirus is still unclear and the theory that it was caused by a laboratory leak needs to be taken seriously until there is a rigorous data-led investigation that proves it wrong, a group of leading scientists said. COVID-19, which emerged in China in late …

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India surpasses 24 million COVID-19 cases as mutant variant spreads across globe

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

The number of recorded COVID-19 infections in India climbed above 24 million on Friday amid reports that the highly transmissible coronavirus mutant first detected in the country was spreading across the globe. The Indian B.1.617 variant of the virus has been found in cases in eight countries of the …

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COVID-19: Hamilton reports 124 new cases, drop in positive test results

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

Public health reported a drop in the percentage of Hamilton tests returning from Ontario labs as positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. After more than 10 days of hovering over 10 per cent, the positivity rate dropped day over day from 11.9 per cent on Wednesday to 8.8 per cent …

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Brazil ignored Pfizer’s offers of COVID-19 vaccine for months last year, company says

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

Pfizer repeatedly offered to sell its COVID-19 vaccine to Brazil’s Health Ministry between August and November last year, but got no answer from the government, Pfizer’s chief executive for Latin America told lawmakers on Thursday. A Senate commission is investigating whether President Jair Bolsonaro’s government mishandled the pandemic by …

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How effective is the 1st COVID-19 jab? What we know as deleted Tory tweet slams ‘one dose summer’

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

The Conservatives deleted a tweet on Thursday that leader Erin O’Toole has said was “detracting” from important conversations about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Canada. “A ‘one dose summer’ is not good enough for Canadians,” the tweet read. The tweet had a meme attached, which showed a group of …

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Pandemic pursuit leads to ‘thrilling’ opportunity for Calgary teen

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

A lot of Canadians are finding more time to pursue new passions during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s definitely provided a big boost for a Grade 12 student in Calgary, in a field where she’s always giving it her best shot. Cerena Bond has been focusing on developing her photography …

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