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Drive-in movies on Tsuut’ina Nation will resume despite restrictions while High River drive-in must close

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

There is now a sequel to the drive-in disruption at the Grey Eagle Drive-In in Alberta after a surprise announcement from event organizers on the weekend. On Sunday morning, the president of the Event Group announced that the drive-in will be back showing films on May 19 after being …

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Winnipeg teacher still recovering from COVID-19 after 4 weeks

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

A Winnipeg science teacher recovering from COVID-19 is sharing her experience in hospital and urging Manitobans to get vaccinated. Maria Nickel, 50, tested positive four weeks ago and spent a day in the hospital last weekend. She said it was obvious how busy front-line workers are. Read more: COVID-19: …

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Nova Scotia church, worshippers fined again for illegal gathering

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

Nova Scotia RCMP has charged and ticketed a church and several members of its congregation for the second week in a row with violating terms laid out in the province’s Health Protection Act. Kings County RCMP were tipped off Saturday night that the Weston Christian Fellowship church, located on …

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Medical experts in Ontario calling for creative strategies in next phase of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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

In Ontario, medical teams have worked around the clock to vaccinate people in hot spots regions. For the last two weeks, Ontario designated 50 per cent of its incoming vaccine supply to hard-hit areas as a targeted effort to reduce transmission. Throughout the weekend, clinics have run across the …

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COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan

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

Starting Monday, anyone over 85, along with those who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. before Feb. 15 will be eligible to book their second dose in Saskatchewan. People being treated for cancer, are bone marrow transplant recipients or who have blood cancer diagnosed within the last …

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75 people fined $135,000 at illegal gathering in Quebec’s Lanaudière region

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2021 3:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Seventy-five people are facing fines after an illegal gathering that violated COVID-19 rules in Quebec’s …

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Halifax man looking for trucking job to get travel exemption into N.B. to see dying mother

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

Aaron Wylie is looking for a second job as a long-haul truck driver in order to get an exemption to travel to neighbouring New Brunswick to visit his dying mother. During his day job, you’ll find Wylie behind the wheel of a bus, working as a transit operator for …

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Canada could donate excess AstraZeneca doses to other countries, Anand suggests

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

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says conversations are happening right now about what to do with millions more doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine set to arrive over the coming months. Those arrivals are set to come as several provinces have paused the use of the vaccine over extremely rare …

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Large tailgate parties at Calgary’s Deerfoot City

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

The parking lot around Deerfoot City has become a gathering spot for people during the pandemic. On Friday night, hundreds were spotted. The mall’s general manager Debora Mathias says it’s been happening for weeks now, with warm weather bringing out the largest crowds on Friday and Saturday nights. “Last …

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New Brunswick reports 7 new cases of COVID-19 as province sets new vaccination record

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

New Brunswick reported seven new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, which includes two travel-related cases currently outside the province. In a release, the province said there are two new cases in Zone 2, the Saint John region, involving one person in their 40s and another in their 50s. One is …

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