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Coronavirus: Canada adds 1,329 cases, 5 deaths Thursday – National

Coronavirus: Canada adds 1,329 cases, 5 deaths Thursday - National

Canada added 1,329 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday and five deaths. That brings the national total to 148,941 cases and 9,249 deaths, with two deaths added from earlier in the week. Read more: Ontario reports 409 new coronavirus cases with most in Toronto-area, Ottawa Ontario reported 409 …

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RHSAA allowing extra-curricular athletics only within individual schools – Regina

RHSAA allowing extra-curricular athletics only within individual schools - Regina

The Regina High Schools Athletic Association (RHSAA) has given the green light for student-athletes to begin a return to fall sports within their own schools. The decision was made after considering options, “especially in light of ministry and health authority COVID guidelines and student and staff safety,” read a …

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British Columbia wineries gather in Kelowna to contend for prestigious awards

British Columbia wineries gather in Kelowna to contend for prestigious awards

Professional sommeliers from across North America have gathered in Kelowna to put their senses to the test. “We are super excited to be producing the B.C. Lieutenant Governor Wine Awards. One of the largest wine judging events in B.C.,” said Elan Morris, Okanagan Wine Festival Society’s general manager. A …

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Lumsden’s Happy Hallow closes early for the season

Lumsden’s Happy Hallow closes early for the season

Two weeks after opening, Lumsden’s Happy Hallow announced in a Facebook post Thursday that it will be closed for the rest of the season. Owner Tiffany Schaefer told Global News that the decision to close was made after talking with health officials. Read more: Happy Hollow celebrates local firefighters …

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Winnipeg’s taxi industry meets with city’s mayor, voices coronavirus challenges – Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s taxi industry meets with city’s mayor, voices coronavirus challenges - Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Community Taxi Association met with Mayor Brian Bowman Thursday to discuss challenges the industry has faced during COVID-19, and their hopes of working with the city to continue to provide essential services. The taxi industry in Winnipeg says they experienced a drastic drop in revenue due to …

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Coronavirus: London, Ont., officials hope FOCO is a no-go this weekend – London

Coronavirus: London, Ont., officials hope FOCO is a no-go this weekend - London

This weekend in London, Ont., marks what would usually be Fake Homecoming (FOCO), an annual unsanctioned celebration that often sees thousands descend onto Broughdale Avenue. The first FOCO came in 2016 in response to Western University administration pushing back official Homecoming celebrations to late-October. The revised Homecoming date is …

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Moncton’s Crossroads for Women needs provincial funding to continue services – New Brunswick

Moncton’s Crossroads for Women needs provincial funding to continue services - New Brunswick

The head of Crossroads for Women in Moncton is willing to give up her own office to provide a space for women fleeing violence. She said she just needs the money to do it. “What we would be doing is removing administrative offices so we need to find a …

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Coronavirus: London, Ont., officials advise residents to reinvent Thanksgiving – London

Coronavirus: London, Ont., officials advise residents to reinvent Thanksgiving - London

Middlesex-London Health Unit’s medical officer of health and the mayor of the City of London, Ont., are echoing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Wednesday warning that normal Thanksgiving gatherings are likely out of the question as Canada is “on the brink” of a coronavirus surge. In a speech to the …

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$2K fine issued as Saskatchewan adds 5 new coronavirus cases

$2K fine issued as Saskatchewan adds 5 new coronavirus cases

The Saskatchewan government gave an update on new coronavirus cases in the province on Thursday. Health officials said there were five new cases in the daily update, with the overall total for the province growing to 1,835 since the first case was reported in March. Read more: Some in North Saskatchewan …

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New Brunswick shrinks bubble with Quebec after rise in COVID-19 cases in Avignon – New Brunswick

New Brunswick shrinks bubble with Quebec after rise in COVID-19 cases in Avignon - New Brunswick

After the Avignon region in Quebec saw a rise in cases of the coronavirus, New Brunswick has decided to restrict the travel bubble between the provinces. As of Friday, only residents of the Listuguj First Nation and Pointe-à-la-Croix will be allowed to take day trips to New Brunswick. The …

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