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Coronavirus travel restrictions between Yukon, B.C. to be lifted by July

Coronavirus travel restrictions between Yukon, B.C. to be lifted by July

WHITEHORSE — Travel restrictions will be lifted between Yukon and B.C. after July 1 under the second phase of the territory’s pandemic restart plan. Premier Sandy Silver and chief medical health officer Dr. Brendan Hanley say after that date, travellers between the province and territory will no longer be required …

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For 4th day in a row, Canada adds less than 1,000 new coronavirus cases – National

For 4th day in a row, Canada adds less than 1,000 new coronavirus cases - National

Canada’s daily coronavirus case count remained under 1,000 for the fourth consecutive day. With 906 new cases and 102 deaths, Friday tipped the country over 89,000 cases. Close to 7,000 people have died and nearly 47,000 people have recovered. Quebec, the hardest-hit part of the country, saw a spike in …

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan releases guidelines for child-care facilities, churches to reopen

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan releases guidelines for child-care facilities, churches to reopen

Guidelines have been released by the Saskatchewan government for child-care facilities and churches that are allowed to reopen under Phase 3 of the province’s reopening plan from the coronavirus pandemic. The province previously announced details for restaurants, licensed establishments, gyms, fitness centres and personal services on May 21. READ MORE: …

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Canada to increase funds to help remote Indigenous communities deal with COVID-19 – National

Canada to increase funds to help remote Indigenous communities deal with COVID-19 - National

The federal government is to spend millions more to help remote and rural Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 crisis. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today significant new funding for First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities, part of which is intended to help them bolster their public …

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Masks, sanitizing and vetting: How coronavirus changed home and auto repairs – National

Masks, sanitizing and vetting: How coronavirus changed home and auto repairs - National

Business hasn’t slowed during the coronavirus pandemic for Igal Moshkovich. In fact, the Toronto-based appliance repair technician says calls for service have only grown. “People are staying at home,” he told Global News. “There’s more laundry, more cooking. They’re using more appliances, so some things have broken down and they …

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Feds support for sick leave, long-term care gets mixed reaction from premiers

Feds support for sick leave, long-term care gets mixed reaction from premiers

The Team Canada spirit that has prevailed among first ministers during the COVID-19 crisis will be put to the test today as Justin Trudeau broaches with premiers two topics that fall squarely within provincial jurisdiction: the operation of long-term care homes and paid sick leave for workers. The prime minister …

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Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing global response to COVID-19 – National

Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing global response to COVID-19 - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unless countries come together now to co-ordinate a recovery plan, the UN estimates the pandemic could slash nearly US$ …

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Phase 3 of Saskatchewan’s reopening plan challenging for some fitness, dance studios

Phase 3 of Saskatchewan’s reopening plan challenging for some fitness, dance studios

Phase 3 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan is set to begin June 8. Gyms and fitness facilities are included in the third phase, but some businesses are struggling with the parameters put in place. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Gyms, restaurants set to open in Saskatchewan on June 8 Saskatoon spin studio …

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Coronavirus: Ontario’s regulated health professionals can reopen if approved by governing bodies

Coronavirus: Ontario’s regulated health professionals can reopen if approved by governing bodies

The Ontario government is allowing the province’s regulated health professionals to reopen their offices amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but only if each profession gets the go-ahead and receives guidelines from each respective governing authority. A spokesperson for Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said the government changed its directive restricting …

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Working from home during coronavirus? Some expenses are up to employers, experts say – National

Working from home during coronavirus? Some expenses are up to employers, experts say - National

More than three months into the coronavirus pandemic, many Canadians are still asking each other the same question: “Are you working from home?” The shift from cubicles and commutes to kitchen tables and day-old sweatpants happened almost overnight for millions of Canadians. Despite some movement from provinces to reboot the …

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