covid pandemic

Greyhound Canada closure will be a ‘disaster’ for rural communities, experts say

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

Several transportation experts say that Greyhound Canada’s decision to shut down bus services permanently is going to have a compounded effect on some of the country’s already most disadvantaged commuters and travellers. The decision to close the bus line’s remaining routes in Ontario and Quebec deals a heavy blow …

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‘The lost month of February’: COVID-19 was preventable, report shows

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

The COVID-19 pandemic could have been prevented but due to a lack of world leadership, an outbreak turned into a global health catastrophe that has killed more than 3.3 million people, according to a high-level independent report released Wednesday. The report, commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO), called …

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Bombardier sees profit jump as wealthy travelers return to flying

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

By Ankit Ajmera and Allison Lampert Reuters Posted May 6, 2021 9:05 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s Bombardier reported a 43 per cent increase in quarterly adjusted profit on …

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Ontarians look to Atlantic Canada for chance at better quality of life amid COVID-19 pandemic

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

Lee Larabie and her wife Rebecca had been dreaming of escaping Toronto for years, rattling off reasons for ditching the hustle and bustle of big-city life whenever the conversation came up. There were the skyrocketing real estate prices, the lack of space in their small apartment, the general yearning …

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Global coronavirus cases have crossed 100 million – National

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Over 100 million people around the world have been infected with the novel coronavirus, a milestone reached just over a year after COVID-19 began to take hold. The world crossed that threshold at approximately 3 p.m. ET Tuesday — a year and a day after the first case was …

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COVID-19: Face masks spark ‘fear and anxiety’ among deaf, hard of hearing – National

COVID-19: Face masks spark ‘fear and anxiety’ among deaf, hard of hearing - National

For roughly four million Canadians who are deaf or living with hearing loss, solid face coverings are leading to heightened levels of anxiety. “It’s fear and anxiety and the constant stress of just being able to cope with the present situation with face masks and of having to worry about …

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