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Moncton cancels stationary 2020 Santa Claus Parade due to COVID-19 concerns – New Brunswick

Moncton cancels stationary 2020 Santa Claus Parade due to COVID-19 concerns - New Brunswick

Organizers of the Moncton Santa Claus Parade say the 2020 event is now cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 54th edition of the parade was first planned as a “drive-thru” parade, where the floats are stationary and visitors are the ones moving. “In the end …

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United Nations cancels all in-person meetings after 5 coronavirus cases reported – National

United Nations cancels all in-person meetings after 5 coronavirus cases reported - National

The United Nations on Tuesday cancelled all in-person meetings for this week after a U.N. member nation reported five cases of COVID-19 among its staff. General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir sent a letter to the 193 U.N. member nations initially announcing a cancellation of Tuesday meetings on the advice …

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Globe Theatre cancels remainder of its season due to coronavirus pandemic – Regina

Globe Theatre cancels remainder of its season due to coronavirus pandemic - Regina

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on Regina’s performing arts scene. On Thursday, Globe Theatre announced it is cancelling the remainder of its season. In a press release, the professional theatre company said it is “faced with the reality that the live theatre environment cannot exist like it …

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Edmonton Catholic School Division cancels provincial achievement tests this year – Edmonton

Edmonton Catholic School Division cancels provincial achievement tests this year - Edmonton

Edmonton Catholic Schools are the latest in Alberta to cancel provincial achievement tests (PATs) this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. “In light of the impact of the many changes to education that have occurred since March, we believe it is in the best interests of our students’ …

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Melania Trump cancels campaign trip due to ‘lingering cough’ from coronavirus – National

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Melania Trump’s return to the campaign trail will have to wait. The first lady has decided against accompanying U.S. President Donald Trump to a campaign rally Tuesday in Erie, Pennsylvania, because of a lingering cough after her bout with COVID-19, said Stephanie Grisham, her chief of staff. It was to …

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Cambridge cancels Santa Claus parades due to COVID-19 pandemic

Cambridge cancels Santa Claus parades due to COVID-19 pandemic

Two more major events in Waterloo Region have been shelved due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Over the weekend, the City of Cambridge announced the Hespeler Santa Claus Parade and the Cambridge Santa Claus Parade have been cancelled. The city says the decision was made due to the recent …

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Coronavirus: Canada West cancels five more sports for 2020-21 – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: Canada West cancels five more sports for 2020-21 - Winnipeg

The news came about a week later than was originally expected, but on Thursday the Canada West Conference announced further cancellations of regular-season schedules and playoffs due to COVID-19 concerns. The cancellations include the men’s and women’s sports of basketball, volleyball, hockey and wrestling, as well as women’s rugby …

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Durham District School Board cancels exams for the year – Durham

Durham District School Board cancels exams for the year - Durham

It’s been a school year unlike any other in recent memory. And now, another major change for students. Exams have been cancelled in various school boards across the province. “It’s great — I don’t have to worry about exams anymore, I don’t have to be stressed,” says A.J. Lounds, …

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Coronavirus: Kelowna cancels 2020 Winter Street Market – Okanagan

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For the last three years, the Downtown Kelowna Association has hosted a family-oriented winter event in the heart of Kelowna. Thousands would typically congregate in the city’s downtown core to celebrate the beginning of winter. However, this year’s annual Winter Street Market has now been cancelled. Read more: Coronavirus: …

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COVID-19 cancels Christmas parties and other live events in Alberta

Event planners not planning for Christmas parties this year

Pandemic restrictions are keeping a lot of live events, including Christmas parties, from happening across Alberta this holiday season. Calgary event planner Lesley Plumley, who owns LP Events, told Global News the Christmas and holiday season is usually one of her busiest seasons, but not this year. “At this …

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