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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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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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City of Winnipeg bringing back community ambassador program in parks by redeploying staff

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

The City of Winnipeg is bringing back its community service ambassador program in parks. This is one way the city plans to redeploy between 300-400 staff who are again left without a job because of the latest closure of city recreational facilities. These workers will be providing education on …

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Community raising funds for London, Ont., nurse as family battles COVID-19 in hospital

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

Support is pouring in for a London, Ont., nurse amid National Nurses Week, as both her parents and her brother battle COVID-19 in hospital. A GoFundMe page is raising funds to support Amber*, who requested to not use her real name for privacy reasons. The nurse, who is in …

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Regina man organizes food drive in memory of parents taken by COVID-19

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

It’s a birthday Haris Khan will never forget — two days before he turned 31, Khan lost his father to COVID-19 in January. A few months later, on April 22, his mother also succumbed to the illness. Within the span of three months, he lost both his parents. “This …

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Stouffville community rallies together to offer COVID-19 vaccine at drive-thru clinic

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

A drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Stouffville is putting the pedal to the metal when it comes to getting shots in arms. A group of family doctors have been preparing since the fall, knowing they could leverage their skills and resources when the time came to vaccinate community members …

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Hajdu ‘laser focused’ on community COVID-19 spread amid calls for tougher borders

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

Health Minister Patty Hajdu says she remains “laser focused” on stopping community transmission of COVID-19, despite calls for tougher border measures that could slow the entry of more transmissible variants. Speaking to Mercedes Stephenson on The West Block Sunday, Hajdu pushed back on suggestions that further restricting travel or lengthening …

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Alberta auto community supports B.C. driver after vehicle’s tires slashed, car keyed

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

Members of the auto community in Calgary are offering support to a Vancouver man who was a target of vandalism. Last Saturday, Dominic Schep found two of his tires on his Dodge Journey slashed. Three days later, there was more vandalism. “On Wednesday, we discovered that they also keyed, …

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Community rallies to support Toronto bar owner after break-in

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

A Toronto bar owner already struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic had her business broken into this week, but Caitlin Burrell says the local community has rallied behind her, offering support and financial assistance. Burrell said she received a call from police Tuesday morning advising that there had been a …

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Kahnawà:ke community members find comfort in beading challenge – Montreal

Beadwork created by Jessica Hernandez hanging at her craft supply shop Nicia’s Accessories in Kahnawake.

When Kahnawà:ke’s COVID-19 task force mandated the closure of non-essential businesses and barred household visits at the end of December, Jessica Hernandez set out to bring her community together in the best way she knew how — through beadwork. “Beading is a medicine,” said Hernandez, owner of Nicia’s Accessories …

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