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Quebec adds more than 550 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

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

Quebec is reporting 551 new cases and eight more deaths, including two in the past 24 hours, attributable to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis on Monday. The vaccination campaign saw another 73,467 doses administered, for more than 4.3 million to date. The province has opened appointments to all adults. The …

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COVID-19: Quebec premier hints at pandemic reopening plan

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

As the warm summer months loom, Quebec’s premier is expected to lay out the details of a long-awaited plan to lift pandemic-induced restrictions Tuesday. François Legault hinted on social media that it was a “big Sunday” preparing for that announcement in response to a reporter’s tweet about a news …

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Provinces continue towards COVID-19 vaccine targets amid military head’s resignation

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

Canadian provinces continued to take steps towards hitting their COVID-19 vaccination targets on Sunday even as questions linger after the departure of the senior military officer in charge of the national immunization drive. Ontario administered its seven millionth vaccine dose over the weekend, which saw several hot spots trying …

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750K more COVID-19 vaccinations needed for B.C. to start reopening: expert

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

British Columbia needs to immunize nearly 750,000 more people before it can start to relax COVID-19 restrictions, according to a biologist who has been advising the province on the pandemic. Sally Otto, an evolutionary biologist and mathematical modeler who is a part of the B.C. COVID modelling group, said …

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COVID-19: Vaccine bookings open to all B.C. adults Sunday, Surrey adds walk-in clinics

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

British Columbia is marking another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout: As of 7 p.m. Sunday, everyone aged 18 and over will be eligible to book their jab. Anyone looking to book will need to register with the province. This comes as efforts also ramp up to increase the …

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Richmond, B.C.’s Arjan Bhullar crowned MMA world champion

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

He’s wrestled for Canada in the Olympic, Commonwealth and Pan American Games, but Richmond’s Arjan Bhullar is celebrating his biggest win yet. On Saturday, the B.C. born fighter was crowned One Championship Mixed Martial Arts Champion after defeating reigning heavyweight king Brandon Vera with a second-round TKO. “You visualize …

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Doug Ford says Ontario summer camps will be allowed to open this year

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2021 1:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario Premier Doug Ford says summer camps will be allowed to reopen in the province …

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Quebec counts 716 new COVID-19 infections, 2 more deaths as vaccinations top 4.3 million

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

Quebec is reporting 716 new COVID-19 cases and two additional virus-related deaths Sunday. The daily case count in the province has been under the 800 mark for most of the week, aside from Friday, which saw a slight jump with 838 cases. READ MORE: Will you need a yearly COVID-19 …

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COVID-19: Students push for safe, outdoor graduation ceremonies in Ontario

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

Graduation has been the topic of conversation between 17-year-old Anoosha Keshav and her friends for months. After their last two years of high school were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississauga, Ont., teen and her peers crave a little normalcy to mark the end of this stage in …

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Ontario reports nearly 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths

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

Ontario reported 2,199 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 509,316. “Locally, there are 633 new cases in Toronto, 547 in Peel, 172 in York Region, 143 in Durham and 129 in Hamilton,” Health Minister Christine Elliott said. For comparison, last Sunday …

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