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‘We might not make it’ seasonal businesses react to province extending the stay-at-home order

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

With the announcement that Ontario would be extending the stay-at-home-order, outdoor recreation businesses in southwestern Ontario are losing patience, and looking at potentially losing it all. On Thursday, Premier Doug Ford extended Ontario’s stay-at-home order another two weeks to June 2. This comes as the order was set to …

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Landscaping, pool companies say demand is at an all-time high ahead of 2nd COVID-19 summer

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

As people prepare for their second COVID-19 summer, the increased demand for landscaping, grills and pools has not slowed down since last year. With more people staying home amid the pandemic and subsequent lockdown, landscaping companies and those that sell outdoor recreation items like pools and barbecues say business …

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Middlesex-London region to see 4th COVID-19 vaccine clinic open by end of month

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

As more people become eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the Middlesex London Health Unit has announced the opening of the region’s fourth vaccine clinic. The new clinic will be located at the Earl Nichols Recreation Centre at 799 Homeview Rd. in London. The clinic is slated to open …

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‘It’s so frustrating’: Small businesses struggling to get money from Ontario support grant

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

Delays in the Ontario government’s Small Business Support Grant are a big source of “frustration” for many small businesses awaiting funds during the province’s latest shutdown. The application process for the grant, first announced at the end of 2020, opened in mid-January. It offers between $10,000 and $20,000 to …

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London Central Library closed after staff test positive for COVID-19

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

The London Public Library has temporally closed the Central Library branch after reporting several staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The branch at 251 Dundas St., is closed, including pick-up services for the foreseeable future while contact tracing and a deep cleaning of the building take place. Ellen Hobin, …

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London Ont. Olympic champ bobsledder in hospital with COVID-19

London Ont. Olympic champ bobsledder in hospital with COVID-19

Olympic champion bobsledder Alex Kopacz of London Ont. Canada has been hospitalized with COVID-19. The 31-year-old brakeman entered London’s University Hospital on Wednesday and required oxygen to help him breathe. “I’ve never felt so close to my own death before,” Kopacz told The Canadian Press from his hospital room …

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Transit union calling for drivers to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines

Transit union calling for drivers to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines

With COVID-19 cases rising during the third wave, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) in Canada is renewing its call to make transit works a priory for vaccines. On Thursday, the ATU held a news conference representing its members nationwide to bring awareness to safety issues transit workers are facing …

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Coronavirus: London-Middlesex reports death of teen – youngest in the region – London

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Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton A youth working at a Long Term Care facility is the youngest person in the region to die of COVID-19. The Middlesex London Health …

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Coronavirus outbreak at Men’s Mission in London, following nine COVID-19 cases – London

Coronavirus outbreak at Men’s Mission in London, following nine COVID-19 cases - London

A coronavirus outbreak has been declared at Mission Services of London – Men’s Mission, a local shelter located at 459 York Street in London Ont. The Middlesex-London Health Unit declared the outbreak after at least nine people, including five staff members and four clients, tested positive for COVID-19. “While …

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London, Ont., assessment centres to no longer offer testing for those who need it to travel – London

London, Ont., assessment centres to no longer offer testing for those who need it to travel - London

Starting on Jan. 15, people will no longer be able to get a COVID-19 test for travelling out of the county at any of London’s assessment centres. In a statement, the Thames Valley Family Health Team, which co-runs the assessment centres with London Health Sciences Centre, said the move …

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