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Golf community livid about Ontario extending ban on sport

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

Chris Barber can’t help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont., can’t understand why Ford has extended the ban on golf in Ontario until at least June 2. It was part …

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Golf community livid about Ontario government extending ban on sport

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

Chris Barber can’t help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont., can’t understand why Ford has extended the ban on golf in Ontario until at least June 2. It was part …

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Alberta restauranteurs hope for reimbursement in light of COVID-19 patio ban

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

Laura Coles, Prairie Dog Brewing co-owner, said they just secured approvals from their landlord and spent $10,000 for their new outdoor dining space, only to have it shut down in days. “This was the silver lining.” “We wake up every morning thinking: What are we going to do with …

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Okanagan tourism operators offer ‘staycation’ incentives amid COVID-19 travel ban

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With B.C.’s travel ban keeping many would-be-tourists away from the Okanagan, local tourism operators are having to appeal to a different kind of clientele this season — the kind that doesn’t have to travel that far. “Everybody is learning to just kind of be creative and think outside of …

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Canada’s travel ban on India, Pakistan will only delay COVID-19 spread: experts

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Experts are saying that Canada’s new travel bans on India and Pakistan won’t be an effective long-term measure against the spread of COVID-19, and that it will just delay more arrivals of a potentially more infectious “double-mutant” variant in the country. The bans come as cases of the novel …

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Israel to ban all passenger flights in effort to stem spread of coronavirus – National

Israel to ban all passenger flights in effort to stem spread of coronavirus - National

Israel on Sunday decided to ban incoming and outgoing passenger flights from Monday at 22:00GMT until the end of January in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 and new coronavirus strains, Israel’s Haaretz news website reported. To date, Israel has seen 595,097 cases and 4,361 deaths associated with the virus, according to …

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Non-essential travel ban could be difficult to implement: advocate – Montreal

Non-essential travel ban could be difficult to implement: advocate - Montreal

Quebec Premier François Legault has called for Ottawa to ban non-essential international travel in the name of public health, but it might not be as easy as that. Legault said international vacations should be banned during the pandemic. Read more: Quebec premier urges feds to ban non-essential international flights …

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B.C. tourism operators warn inter-provincial travel ban could ‘cripple’ sector

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British Columbia’s tourism industry is warning that a proposal to ban non-essential travel between provinces could prove devastating to a sector that’s already on life support. Premier John Horgan said Thursday that the province is seeking legal advice on the measure, with an eye to curbing transmission of COVID-19. …

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Additional paid sick leave, eviction ban left out of Ontario’s latest coronavirus restrictions

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As the Ontario government announced a state of emergency and other measures aimed at slowing the increase in coronavirus cases, additional paid sick leave supports and a ban on residential evictions were noticeably excluded. “We have a stay-at-home order and a go-to-work order, which is going to be a …

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Group takes B.C. government to court over COVID-19 ban on in-person church services

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A group of 16 individuals and churches is going to court to fight B.C.’s ban on in-person religious services amid COVID-19. The group includes the Langley Riverside Calvary Chapel, which has been fined $2,300 twice for holding in-person services. Read more: Langley business owner frustrated with neighbouring church’s in-person …

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