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Nova Scotia reports 1 more death at Northwood, 1 new case of coronavrius – Halifax

Nova Scotia reports 1 more death at Northwood, 1 new case of coronavrius - Halifax

“Our thoughts are with those who are mourning at this time. I recognize how difficult it can be for family and friends to grieve with restrictions in place,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, in a press release.“As these restrictions are loosened over the next week, I ask all Nova Scotians to …

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Canada surpasses 7,000 coronavirus deaths – National

Canada surpasses 7,000 coronavirus deaths - National

The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed more than 7,000 lives in Canada. The grim milestone was hit on Saturday morning, after Quebec released its latest figures. The province announced 76 deaths, along with 419 new cases of the virus. The Canadian coronavirus death toll stands at 7,073. READ MORE: How …

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Ontario to start allowing backcountry camping as coronavirus restrictions ease

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By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 30, 2020 11:31 am Updated May 30, 2020 11:34 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Ontario will begin allowing campers to return to provincial parks on Monday. …

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Coronavirus: Ontario says drive-in movie theatres are clear to reopen on Sunday

Coronavirus: Ontario says drive-in movie theatres are clear to reopen on Sunday

Posted May 30, 2020 11:17 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Ontario is giving drive-in movie theatres the clear to reopen. The province says existing outdoor big screens will allowed to resume business starting on …

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Coronavirus: Here’s a look at how the provinces plan to reopen – National

Coronavirus: Here’s a look at how the provinces plan to reopen - National

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador announced on May 29 that “bubbles” that had been limited to two households could …

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Ontario reports 323 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths as total cases top 27,500

Ontario reports 323 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths as total cases top 27,500

Posted May 30, 2020 10:42 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario reported 323 new cases of novel coronavirus Saturday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 27,533. Seventeen new deaths were also …

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Coronavirus: International students worry as decisions loom on travel to Canada – National

Coronavirus: International students worry as decisions loom on travel to Canada - National

Zohra Shahbuddin says she was thrilled when she received a letter of admission in April from the university of her choice in Canada. She’s been admitted to Simon Fraser University in Vancouver for a master of publishing degree but is having sleepless nights worrying because of COVID-19. Like other international …

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Canada Revenue Agency braces for June 1 tax deadline after fielding nearly 3 million calls – National

Canada Revenue Agency braces for June 1 tax deadline after fielding nearly 3 million calls - National

If you have some last-minute questions about your annual tax returns, the Canada Revenue Agency is bracing for your call. The federal tax agency is approaching the revised June 1 tax deadline after several weeks of fielding an unprecedented volume of calls — nearly three million phone calls since the …

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Coronavirus: Trump’s WHO funding cut draws criticism as COVID-19 spreads – National

Coronavirus: Trump’s WHO funding cut draws criticism as COVID-19 spreads - National

U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement he was cutting U.S. funding for the World Health Organization prompted criticism Saturday, as spiking infection rates in India and elsewhere served as a reminder the global pandemic is far from contained. Trump on Friday charged that the WHO didn’t respond adequately to the coronavirus …

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Coronavirus: Small businesses working to reopen doors to Nova Scotians with safety in mind – Halifax

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This week the provincial government gave the majority of businesses ordered to close when the pandemic first hit Nova Scotia the green light to reopen on June 5, if they’re comfortable doing so. The other major component to reopening is that businesses must meet the approved safety protocols for their …

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