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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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Popular Seaport Market food establishment thanks community for support over 3 decades – Halifax

Pi Yeng Chen serves up food at the Seaport Farmer’s market on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021

When you walk into the Halifax Seaport Market you’re greeted by all sorts of delicious smells of fresh food being prepared. And depending on what entrance you come in, one of the first things you might smell are the fresh dumplings and noodle dishes at Chenpapa. The Chen family …

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Alberta mayors say dine-in lunch that broke COVID-19 rules was to support business community

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A handful of rural politicians have thrown their support behind a defiant Alberta business that broke COVID-19 rules. Bonnyville Mayor Gene Sobolewski, Lac La Biche County Mayor Omer Moghrabi, and Greg Sawchuk, reeve of the M.D. of Bonnyville all had a sit-down lunch at Lakeland Grill in Bonneville Wednesday, …

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N.L. reports cluster of COVID-19 cases, says could be evidence of community spread

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Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting four new COVID-19 infections, including three cases that are linked to a case reported Wednesday. Chief medical officer of health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald told reporters those three cases along with the case announced Wednesday form a cluster of connected infections whose origin has not …

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Winnipeg alley owner hits a strike with community ‘snow bowling’ concept – Winnipeg

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A Winnipeg bowling alley has come up with a unique way to keep its customers rolling despite a pandemic-related shutdown. Jim Llewellyn, owner of Coronation Bowling Centre on Tache Avenue, said the pandemic has been difficult for his business, with long periods of closure and without the option to …

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Community spread of new COVID-19 variants may be happening in Canada: Tam – National

Community spread of new COVID-19 variants may be happening in Canada: Tam - National

Community transmission of the highly infectious new variants of the coronavirus may already be happening in Canada. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam addressed concerns raised over recent weeks by health-care practitioners about the potential for extremely infectious variants of the virus …

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Saskatoon community association asks city hall for review of civic election – Saskatoon

Saskatoon community association asks city hall for review of civic election - Saskatoon

The Nutana Community Association (NCA) is asking Saskatoon city council to conduct a thorough review of the 2020 civic election. Robert Clipperton, a member of the NCA, told the governance and priorities committee on Monday the city must work to make the next election better than the last. “There …

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Health Association of African Canadians addresses community mistrust of COVID-19 vaccine

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An infectious diseases physician addressed a group of people online saying that many Black people in North America are mistrustful of the COVID-19 vaccine for reasons that are rooted in the history of health issues in the African diaspora. “We are worried about being guinea pigs or worried about …

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Coronavirus: Big White community cluster grows another 13 cases; total now 175

Coronavirus: Big White community cluster grows another 13 cases; total now 175

The Big White community cluster continues to grow, with another 13 cases of COVID-19 announced on Friday by Interior Health. The total number of confirmed cases at the popular ski resort east of Kelowna is now 175, though health officials say 143 of those have recovered. Interior Health said …

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Community powering through as outage continues in parts of Beechy, Sask., surrounding area

Natalie Braun’s children outside after being hit with a massive storm earlier in the week.

Beechy is one of several Saskatchewan communities that is still waiting for power to fully come back following wind and snowstorms earlier in the week. Natalie Braun is a Beechy resident and said the community has been hit pretty hard. Read more: Winter storm wreaks havoc throughout southern Saskatchewan …

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