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Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production – National

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production - National

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two to four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic. Top Glove said it has …

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1/3 of Canadians report gaining weight during coronavirus: poll – National

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A new poll suggests many Canadians are gaining weight because they’re eating more and exercising less during COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly one-third of respondents in the survey conducted by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies said they have put on weight since March, compared to 15 per cent who …

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B.C.’s seniors advocate calls for COVID-19 rapid testing at long-term care homes

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B.C.’s advocate for seniors says there should be rapid COVID-19 testing for all staff members at long-term care homes. Isobel Mackenzie says new measures need to be considered amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and rapid tests, which provide results in as little as 15 minutes, can …

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COVID-19: Town of Drumheller declares state of local emergency, makes masks mandatory – Calgary

COVID-19: Town of Drumheller declares state of local emergency, makes masks mandatory - Calgary

Rising COVID-19 cases have led the Town of Drumheller to declare a state of local emergency. In a media release Monday, the town said the move is aimed at controlling community spread. The town also introduced a mandatory mask bylaw, effective Monday. “The safety and well-being of our community …

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Canada adds record 5,713 new coronavirus infections as global cases top 59 million – National

Canada adds record 5,713 new coronavirus infections as global cases top 59 million - National

Canada added 5,713 new novel coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the country’s total case count to 337,242. Health officials across the country also said another 66 people have died after testing positive for COVID-19, pushing Canada’s death toll to 11,521. Story continues below advertisement A total of 2,148 people …

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Saskatoon Food Bank temporarily closed following COVID-19 exposure

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The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre will shut its doors until at least Wednesday morning after three staff members contracted the novel coronavirus. A staff member first tested positive just over a week ago. Executive director Laurie O’Connor said staff in close contact with this person were asked …

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Nova Scotia Health issues coronavirus exposure warning for 16 locations in Halifax – Halifax

Nova Scotia Health issues coronavirus exposure warning for 16 locations in Halifax - Halifax

Nova Scotia Health Public issued a warning on Monday of COVID-19 exposure at a list of locations across Halifax. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is asking that anyone who visited or worked at the following locations on the specified date and time to immediately self-isolate and contact 811 to arrange for COVID-19 …

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Canada will not be doing another repatriation amid coronavirus pandemic: Champagne – National

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The federal government will not be repatriating any more travelling Canadians as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, the country’s foreign affairs minister said. Francois-Philippe Champagne made the remarks ahead of Question Period on Monday, saying that the government’s “travel advisory is very clear.” “You know …

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Public Health reports potential COVID-19 exposure in Auburn Drive High – Halifax

Public Health reports potential COVID-19 exposure in Auburn Drive High - Halifax

Public Health announced Monday that there may have been an exposure to COVID-19 on Nov. 16 in the cafeteria at Auburn High School. Parents and staff have also been notified by Public Health. Health officials said in a statement that anyone who was in the cafeteria during lunch, from 12:05 …

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Airbnb removes more than 45 listings across Montreal for violating COVID-19 measures – Montreal

Airbnb removes more than 45 listings across Montreal for violating COVID-19 measures - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 23, 2020 2:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Airbnb is cracking down after private parties were organized in Montreal homes and posted on …

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