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Fall classes will mostly be done online amid COVID-19, some Canadian universities say – National

Fall classes will mostly be done online amid COVID-19, some Canadian universities say - National

Lingering uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting some Canadian post-secondary students to reconsider their plans for the fall, even as more schools announce strategies to navigate evolving health and safety measures. In recent days, several universities — including McGill University, the University of British Columbia and the University of …

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New Brunswick to reopen provincial parks, tourist attractions amid coronavirus pandemic – New Brunswick

New Brunswick to reopen provincial parks, tourist attractions amid coronavirus pandemic - New Brunswick

New Brunswick announced Tuesday that it will reopen provincial parks and other major tourist attractions during the coming weeks as the province continues to move into Phase 2 (orange) of its COVID-19 recovery plan. As part of the orange phase, New Brunswick households can choose to spend time with one …

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‘Archaic’ way Canada records deaths holding up real-time COVID-19 numbers: expert – National

‘Archaic’ way Canada records deaths holding up real-time COVID-19 numbers: expert - National

The old-fashioned way Canada records deaths means the country could be missing out on data important to addressing the COVID-19 crisis. The confirmed number of COVID-19 deaths — about 4,900 across Canada as of Monday afternoon — represents people who have tested positive for the viral disease. Experts suggest that …

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COVID-19 pandemic offers opportunity to overhaul elective surgery system, doctors say

COVID-19 pandemic offers opportunity to overhaul elective surgery system, doctors say

Karen Murias waited 18 months for surgery and finally got a date for a procedure she hoped would bring relief of “excruciating pain” in her shoulder and abdomen. But half an hour after getting a call on a Sunday in mid-March that a liver cyst would be removed the next …

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Canada almost at 5K coronavirus deaths, close to 69K cases — more than 32K active – National

Canada almost at 5K coronavirus deaths, close to 69K cases — more than 32K active - National

Canada reported 1,148 new coronavirus cases and 178 new deaths on Sunday, bringing the country closer to the grim milestone of 5,000 novel coronavirus deaths. As of Sunday evening, Canada’s death toll stood at 4,871. More than 80 per cent of the 178 new deaths in Sunday’s daily tally came …

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Ontario sees lowest daily COVID-19 case increase in weeks as Canada inches towards 68K cases – National

Ontario sees lowest daily COVID-19 case increase in weeks as Canada inches towards 68K cases - National

Canada reported 1,266 novel coronavirus cases and 124 deaths on Saturday, with all but four of those fatalities from Quebec and Ontario alone. The country is growing closer to the 68,000-cases mark. As of Saturday evening, 4,693 people have died of COVID-19 in Canada, and 67,691 cases have been reported …

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Saskatchewan’s curve continues to climb after 9 new cases reported

Saskatchewan’s curve continues to climb after 9 new cases reported

The novel coronavirus continues to spread in Saskatchewan with the province reporting nine new cases Saturday afternoon. The majority of new provincial cases are in the far north, with five reported in the area. Three new cases are in the north and one is in central Saskatchewan. The provincial total …

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New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

On Saturday, New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19. That means the total number of cases in the province remains at 120. Health officials say that 118 people have recovered from the disease and only two people continue to have an active version of the disease. READ MORE: New …

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Honda will gradually reopen auto plants in Canada, U.S. beginning May 11

Honda will gradually reopen auto plants in Canada, U.S. beginning May 11

By Staff Reuters Posted May 8, 2020 4:13 pm Updated May 8, 2020 4:16 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Honda Motor Co said on Friday it will gradually resume production at Canadian and U.S. auto …

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More than 1,500 new coronavirus cases reported in Canada — 60% of them from Quebec

More than 1,500 new coronavirus cases reported in Canada — 60% of them from Quebec

Quebec remains the province with the most number of novel coronavirus cases and deaths, as Canada added 1,514 new cases and 161 new deaths on Friday. These numbers are tallied daily based on figures released by federal and provincial health authorities. As of Friday, Canada has a total of 66,425 …

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