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Hyland Cinema in London, Ont., to kick off Canada Day with new drive-in theatre – London

Hyland Cinema in London, Ont., to kick off Canada Day with new drive-in theatre - London

Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, Londoners have the chance to celebrate Canada Day by screening the iconic 1995 movie Canadian Bacon at a local cinema’s new drive-in theatre. Hyland Cinema’s new drive-in theatre is set up in the cinema’s parking lot at 240 Wharncliffe Road South. Read more: Canada Day …

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Coronavirus: City of London to offer swimming lessons with physical distancing this summer – London

Coronavirus: City of London to offer swimming lessons with physical distancing this summer - London

The City of London is offering a modified version of learn-to-swim lessons this summer due to the novel coronavirus. In a statement issued Thursday, the city says lessons will take place at certain aquatics locations starting July 6, with guidelines and health precautions including physical distancing and group size restrictions. …

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University Hospital nurse call for equitable pay amid protest against Ontario’s Bill 124 – London

University Hospital nurse call for equitable pay amid protest against Ontario’s Bill 124 - London

Around 100 nurses participated in a convoy across London, Ont., Thursday to protest Bill 124, demanding pay equity. The government passed Bill 124 in November 2019, limiting the wage increases of all public sector workers to one per cent in each of the next three years. The bill affects more …

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Coronavirus: 1 new case, 4 recoveries reported in London-Middlesex – London

Coronavirus: 1 new case, 4 recoveries reported in London-Middlesex - London

One person has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in London and Middlesex and four people have recovered, local health unit officials reported Wednesday. It brings the total number of confirmed cases in the region to 611, of which 487 have recovered. Fifty-seven people have died, a tally that has …

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3 new coronaviruses cases in London-Middlesex, 1 outbreak declared over – London

3 new coronaviruses cases in London-Middlesex, 1 outbreak declared over - London

A day after seeing zero new cases of the novel coronavirus, London-Middlesex reported three new cases Sunday. The number of recoveries rose by one, while the death count remained the same. There are now 606 cases of COVID-19, 477 recoveries, and 57 deaths in the region, according to the Middlesex-London …

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No new coronavirus cases, six recoveries in London-Middlesex region – London

No new coronavirus cases, six recoveries in London-Middlesex region - London

London-Middlesex did not see any new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, and the number of recoveries rose by six. There are now 476 recoveries, while the total number of cases remains at 603. The death count holds firm at 57 — a tally that has not changed since …

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3 new coronavirus cases, 5 recoveries, 1 new outbreak in London-Middlesex: MLHU – London

3 new coronavirus cases, 5 recoveries, 1 new outbreak in London-Middlesex: MLHU - London

Three people have tested positive, five have recovered, and a new outbreak has been declared at a long-term care facility in London, local health officials reported on Friday. It brings the total number of confirmed cases locally to 603, of which 470 have recovered and 57 have died — a …

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Face masks strongly recommended in public spaces, Middlesex-London Health Unit says – London

Face masks strongly recommended in public spaces, Middlesex-London Health Unit says - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit says it now “strongly recommends” that all residents going out to public spaces wear a non-medical face mask or covering before doing so to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. The health unit updated its COVID-19 public guidelines this week, strengthening its language on the …

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London-Middlesex coronavirus case tally hits 600 as 5 new cases reported – London

London-Middlesex coronavirus case tally hits 600 as 5 new cases reported - London

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in London and Middlesex hit 600 Thursday after health officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported five new cases. Of that total, 465 people have recovered — three more than Wednesday — and 57 have died, a tally that remained unchanged. …

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English Premier League resumes, but smaller soccer clubs face financial crisis – National

England men’s national soccer team captain Harry Kane has sponsored his former club Leyton Orient F.C. for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. The deal also supports three charities, including British health-care workers.

Dave Giffard first went to a Bury F.C. soccer match as a seven-year-old kid in 1958. He rarely missed a home game after that, until 2019, when the debt-laden club was kicked out of the English Football League system due to its mounting financial troubles. Since then, the chairman of …

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