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9-year-old’s video plea to Alberta government to reopen dance studios goes viral – Edmonton

9-year-old’s video plea to Alberta government to reopen dance studios goes viral - Edmonton

A video posted online of a nine-year-old girl pleading to the Alberta government to be allowed back into the dance studio has been shared widely. This comes as more Albertans and businesses are asking the government to ease restrictions. “It reached over 20,000 people, and then it would get …

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Coronavirus: Okanagan schools spend federal aid on cleaning over air quality improvements

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Okanagan schools spent just a fraction of COVID-19 federal aid money on improving building ventilation. Instead, opting for enhanced cleaning measures and extra staffing. The Ministry of Education provided a spreadsheet to Global News showing how each B.C. school district spent its first allotment of federal funding from September …

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Coronavirus: Hamilton reports 188 new COVID-19 cases on the weekend, 7 new outbreaks – Hamilton

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Hamilton reported 188 new cases of COVID-19 over two days during the weekend and revealed seven more coronavirus outbreaks. The city’s total number of active cases is now at 741. Public health reported 108 cases on Saturday and 80 on Sunday. There have been 8,691 total coronavirus cases in …

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1 new coronavirus death, 43 new cases in London and Middlesex – London

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Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton One death along with 43 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in London and Middlesex Sunday. There are now a total of 5,443 …

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New Brunswick reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – New Brunswick

New Brunswick reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday - New Brunswick

New Brunswick is reporting 20 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 334. There are 10 new cases in Zone 1, the Moncton region, nine new cases in Zone 4, the Edmundston region, and one new case in Zone 7, …

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Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case on Sunday – Halifax

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Nova Scotia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Sunday. The province says the new case is a Dalhousie University student living off-campus and the case is under investigation. There are 19 active cases in the province. “A low number of cases is encouraging, but we are seeing …

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Concerns raised over short time frame for rotational workers to vote in N.L. election

Annual inflation rate virtually flat in July at 0.1% - National

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2021 8:56 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador’s thousands of rotational workers are once again at the top …

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Canadian dentists push for clarity about vaccine priority: ‘We’re doctors too’

Dr. Natalie Archer and her colleague tend to a patient in Toronto on Jan. 21, 2021.

Dr. Natalie Archer knows that getting herself and her employees vaccinated against COVID-19 won’t solve everything. But as a dentist who serves more than 7,000 clients across three clinics in Toronto, Archer knows how important it is to do so, and soon. “Medical appointments are considered essential. To me, …

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Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey homeless shelter – BC

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A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a homeless shelter in Surrey. Fraser Health says 24 clients and two staff have tested positive at the Surrey Emergency Response Centre, which opened last year. According to a city announcement of its opening, the centre is referral-only and has 110 “safe …

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Creekside Theatre brings in kids with new offering of Esports – Okanagan

Creekside Theatre brings in kids with new offering of Esports - Okanagan

Lake Country could soon be known as a sporting hot spot. Esports that is. Kids can now come into the Creekside Theatre, socially distance and engage in some friendly competition with their friends. “We lost a lot of things to look forward to at this time people lost holidays, …

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