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Eight Barrie AAA hockey players test positive for COVID-19: association chairman – Barrie

Eight Barrie AAA hockey players test positive for COVID-19: association chairman - Barrie

Eight Barrie AAA hockey players have tested positive for COVID-19, leaving one team in self-isolation, Barrie AAA Zone Hockey’s chairman confirmed to Global News Thursday. The players who’ve tested positive are part of the minor midget team and are in the 15-year-old age group, Hugh Campbell said. Read more: …

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Simcoe Muskoka’s top doc instructs businesses to step up COVID-19 prevention measures – Barrie

Simcoe Muskoka’s top doc instructs businesses to step up COVID-19 prevention measures - Barrie

The top doctor in Simcoe County and Muskoka is instructing businesses and organizations to take additional precautions to stop the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Charles Gardner, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit’s medical officer of health, has outlined 14 measures that businesses and organizations must comply with, including enabling …

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‘Every Canadian’ should be able to get a coronavirus vaccine next year: top official – National

‘Every Canadian’ should be able to get a coronavirus vaccine next year: top official - National

One of Canada’s top doctors says Canada is in a good position to provide coronavirus vaccine access to “every Canadian who wants one” in 2021, but many will have to wait while initial supplies roll out. In the first of a new round of weekly press conferences that will …

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Manitoba health officials provide update on coronavirus fight Thursday – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s top doctor will give a live COVID-19 update Thursday. Dr. Brent Roussin, the province’s chief public health officer, has scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: Over 300 Manitobans in hospital with coronavirus, 9 new deaths …

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14 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia on Thursday – Halifax

14 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia on Thursday - Halifax

Nova Scotia reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number of actives cases to 114. According to the province, 12 of the new cases are in the central zone. One case is in the northern Zone and the other case is in the western Zone. READ …

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English school board elections postponed by Quebec government due to COVID-19 crisis – Montreal

English school board elections postponed by Quebec government due to COVID-19 crisis - Montreal

The Quebec government has changed its tune and will postpone elections for English school boards slated for next month due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The province’s Education Ministry announced the measure Thursday, saying in a statement that it wants the process to “take place safely in the context …

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Quebec adds 1,464 new coronavirus cases, 32 more deaths as hospitalizations spike

Quebec adds 1,464 new coronavirus cases, 32 more deaths as hospitalizations spike

Quebec is reporting 1,464 new cases and 32 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus Thursday. Health authorities say eight of those deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, while the others have been retroactively counted from earlier in November. The province’s COVID-19 caseload is now 136,894, while recoveries …

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Scott Thompson: In a post-coronavirus world, our priorities need to change – Hamilton

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This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped a bomb on Canadians while attempting to make it sound like it was everyday information everyone already knew. Reporters at a news conference asked the PM why those in the United States would be starting their COVID-19 vaccination rollout by early December, …

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Ontario reports 1,478 new coronavirus cases, 21 deaths

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Ontario reported 1,478 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 109,361. “Locally, there are 572 new cases in Peel, 356 in Toronto and 111 in York Region,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. “There are 1,365 more resolved cases …

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Ottawa providing nearly $20M to help Nunavut combat growing coronavirus outbreak – National

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Ottawa is contributing nearly $20 million in federal funding to the Nunavut government and Inuit communities to help combat a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. The funding announced late Wednesday by the ministries of Indigenous services, northern affairs and economic development will go toward food support, personal protective equipment …

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