Public health

Coronavirus: Winnipeg Transit Union calls for return to full service – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: Winnipeg Transit Union calls for return to full service - Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s transit union is calling on the city to immediately restore service as the province gets set to move into Phase 3 of its reopening plan. In a statement Tuesday, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 says the current level of service doesn’t allow for safe physical distancing, nor does …

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COVID-19: Calgary Sikh temple ready to welcome back weddings as Stage 2 allows for more guests – Calgary

COVID-19: Calgary Sikh temple ready to welcome back weddings as Stage 2 allows for more guests - Calgary

Places of worship in Calgary are welcoming more guests now that Stage 2 rules are in place. Stage 2 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic took effect on June 12. There is no cap on the number of people attending worship gatherings if physical distancing measures are …

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Quebec education minister announces back-to-school plan for fall – Montreal

Quebec education minister announces back-to-school plan for fall - Montreal

Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge is set to make an announcement Tuesday at 10 a.m. on back-to-school measures in the fall. He will make the announcement alongside a public health strategic medical adviser for the province, Dr. Richard Massé. On Monday, Quebec announced that starting June 22, indoor public gatherings …

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Quebec education minister to announce back-to-school plan for fall – Montreal

Quebec education minister to announce back-to-school plan for fall - Montreal

Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge is set to make an announcement Tuesday at 10 a.m. on back-to-school measures in the fall. He will make the announcement alongside a public health strategic medical adviser for the province, Dr. Richard Massé. On Monday, Quebec announced that starting June 22, indoor public gatherings …

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Coronavirus: Quebec set to ease restrictions Monday

Coronavirus: Quebec set to ease restrictions Monday

Quebec Public Health reported 128 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday bringing the total number of cases in the province to 53,952. The pandemic has claimed 14 new lives in Quebec in the past 24 hours, plus an additional 13 deaths recorded before June 6. This raises the death toll …

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Health experts say COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities

Health experts say COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities

Health experts say it makes sense for Alberta to take the next step in reopening its economy, but warn there will be an uptick in COVID-19 cases due to an inability to physically distance in some situations. Premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that everything from casinos, gyms and arenas to …

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University of Calgary launches study to explore children’s experiences with COVID-19 and role in transmission

University of Calgary launches study to explore children’s experiences with COVID-19 and role in transmission

Researchers from the University of Calgary are launching a two-year investigation into the interplay between COVID-19 and children. The 29-member team of scientists will study how the disease affects children’s bodies, whether they build short-term or long-term immunity after being infected and what role they play in transmitting the virus. …

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27 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed as Alberta pushes up Phase 2 start date

27 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed as Alberta pushes up Phase 2 start date

On the same day Premier Jason Kenney announced Alberta would be moving ahead with Phase 2 of its relaunch sooner than expected, the province confirmed an additional 27 new cases of COVID-19. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 46 people in Alberta hospitals with COVID-19 and six of those people …

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Coronavirus: Nova Scotia reports 1 new case; recovery total remains at 999 – Halifax

Nova Scotia reported one new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Sunday, May 7, 2020.

For the first time in the past three days, Nova Scotia is reporting a new case of the novel coronavirus. The new case brings the provincial total to 1,059. There were no new recoveries recorded, so that total remains at 999. READ MORE: No new cases of coronavirus identified in …

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No new cases of COVID-19 reported Sunday in Newfoundland and Labrador

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 31, 2020 2:32 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The number of cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador remains unchanged on Sunday at 261. One person remains in …

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