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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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What goes into holding COVID-19 school pop-up clinics? Women’s College Hospital offers behind-the-scenes look

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

On a sunny Spring afternoon, a line has formed leading to General Mercer Junior Public School in Toronto. There is a big white tent and live music and laughter can be heard playing in the distance, and the atmosphere is festive. What looks like a school fair and feels …

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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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Greyhound Canada closure will be a ‘disaster’ for rural communities, experts say

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

Several transportation experts say that Greyhound Canada’s decision to shut down bus services permanently is going to have a compounded effect on some of the country’s already most disadvantaged commuters and travellers. The decision to close the bus line’s remaining routes in Ontario and Quebec deals a heavy blow …

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Multiple COVID-19 outbreaks at Edmonton-area child-care facilities puts pressure on families

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

An Edmonton family has been stuck at home for nearly a month after one child had repeated COVID-19 exposures at daycare. “Unfortunately our son, who is three, has had two COVID exposures over the last month, so basically back-to-back quarantines for him,” parent Lindsey Warkentin said. “And then in between …

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Sask. NDP makes pitch to waive provincial park gate fees, remove PST from restaurant meals

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

The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the provincial government to “Save our Summer.” With more and more people vaccinated against COVID-19 and the latest iteration of reopening Saskatchewan expected to be underway by next month, the official Opposition launched its SOS campaign Thursday morning. Read more: ‘One-dose spring, two-dose …

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‘He’s fighting for his life’: Alberta father in ICU amid CNRL Horizon COVID-19 outbreak

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

An outbreak of COVID-19 at Canadian Natural Resources Horizon mine site in Alberta’s oilsands has now grown to 1,427 cases. It remains the largest workplace outbreak of COVID-19 in Canada. One of those cases is “Ben”, a 51-year-old man from northern Alberta who is being treated in the cardiac …

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How effective is the 1st COVID-19 jab? What we know as deleted Tory tweet slams ‘one dose summer’

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

The Conservatives deleted a tweet on Thursday that leader Erin O’Toole has said was “detracting” from important conversations about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Canada. “A ‘one dose summer’ is not good enough for Canadians,” the tweet read. The tweet had a meme attached, which showed a group of …

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COVID-19: Saskatchewan provides guidelines for outdoor garage sales

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

As the warm weather continues throughout Saskatchewan, the province is allowing outdoor garage sales, but is reminding residents to follow public health guidelines already in place surrounding COVID-19. “Spending more time at home may have meant cleaning out those closets and basement nooks and you are ready for a …

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Landscaping, pool companies say demand is at an all-time high ahead of 2nd COVID-19 summer

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

As people prepare for their second COVID-19 summer, the increased demand for landscaping, grills and pools has not slowed down since last year. With more people staying home amid the pandemic and subsequent lockdown, landscaping companies and those that sell outdoor recreation items like pools and barbecues say business …

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