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Provinces continue towards COVID-19 vaccine targets amid military head’s resignation

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

Canadian provinces continued to take steps towards hitting their COVID-19 vaccination targets on Sunday even as questions linger after the departure of the senior military officer in charge of the national immunization drive. Ontario administered its seven millionth vaccine dose over the weekend, which saw several hot spots trying …

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U.S. schools should continue to use masks, latest CDC guidance says

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

Schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the 2020-2021 school year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday. The CDC in its latest guidance said all kindergarten through grade 12 schools “should implement and layer prevention strategies and should prioritize …

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India COVID-19 cases continue to surge as calls for national lockdown grow

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

Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country. The 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths reported by the health ministry were off a little from recent …

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COVID-19: Quebec reports under 1,000 new cases for a week straight as hospitalizations continue to drop

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

Quebec reported 960 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and six more virus-related deaths. This marks the seventh consecutive day that the daily tally of new infections has been under 1,000 as the province deals with the third wave of the pandemic. One of the six deaths was recorded …

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Winnipeg Airports Authority secures $100M bond as passenger traffic, revenue continue dropping

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

Passenger traffic at the Winnipeg airport continued a downward spiral in the first quarter of 2021, as travel restrictions show no signs of abating, and the government made other moves impacting air travel. The Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) says passenger traffic for the first three months of 2021 was …

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Vernon Kalamalka Chorus finds creative way to continue practising amid COVID-19 pandemic

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

From the side of the road, the creative way that the Vernon Kalamalka Chorus is rehearsing might look like a traffic jam on a driveway. When in reality, it’s members of the all-women choir rehearsing from their cars to respect public health orders with specialized equipment. “[We] use wireless …

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Consequences continue for attendees at Winnipeg weekend rally against COVID-19 restrictions

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

Manitoba Justice officials continue to crack down on a controversial weekend rally at The Forks. The rally, held on Sunday afternoon, drew hundreds of protesters — most of whom were seen without masks and defying social-distancing regulations — in opposition to the province’s COVID-19 restrictions. A Manitoba Justice spokesperson …

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COVID-19: Online learning to continue at Fleming College and Trent University for spring semester

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

As the pandemic forges on, Fleming College and Trent University will continue with mostly online learning for the upcoming spring semesters, which run into the summer. At Fleming, the winter term ends on Friday and the spring term starts on May 17. “The next semester we will maintain operations …

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COVID-19: Nova Scotia reporting record 63 new cases, police continue to ticket restriction violators

COVID-19: Nova Scotia reporting record 63 new cases, police continue to ticket restriction violators

Nova Scotia has recorded its highest daily COVID-19 case count since the pandemic began. The province reported 63 new cases on Sunday, for a total of 263 active cases. Of those cases, 57 are in Central Zone, which is currently struggling with community spread and outbreaks. The Halifax area, …

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Quebec’s coronavirus hospitalizations continue to drop as province adds 1,053 new cases, 37 deaths

Quebec’s coronavirus hospitalizations continue to drop as province adds 1,053 new cases, 37 deaths

Quebec is reporting 1,053 new cases and 37 additional deaths, including nine in the past 24 hours, attributed to the novel coronavirus Wednesday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the province has seen 265,579 infections while the death toll stands at 9,899. Recoveries, however, have surpassed 242,000. Health authorities …

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