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SDHHS offering solutions to deaf and hard of hearing community during pandemic

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Things have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but some people face more limitations than others. Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (SDHHS) has adapted to ensure everyone can communicate during the pandemic. It’s now common to wear PPE, including face masks, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. …

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Regina salon owner says health inspector told her COVID-19 ‘not that bad’

Kayla Deics is the owner of Blk Hrt salon in Regina’s Cathedral Neighbourhood. Deics says a health inspector who visited her on Thursday refused to sanitize his hands before entering her business

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is investigating an incident after one of its health inspectors allegedly told a Regina salon owner COVID-19 is “not that bad.” On Thursday, Kayla Deics, who owns Blk Hrt salon, got a visit from a health inspector who was dropping off his contact information along with …

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Coronavirus deaths in Canada rise by 121 as cases increase by 1,182 – National

Coronavirus deaths in Canada rise by 121 as cases increase by 1,182 - National

There were 121 new deaths and 1,182 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours in Canada, bringing the total national figures to 81,313 cases and 6,152 deaths. More than 41,000 people have recovered, meaning just over half of all people who developed COVID-19 — the disease caused by the …

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Honda Indy Toronto formally cancelled due to coronavirus

Honda Indy Toronto formally cancelled due to coronavirus

TORONTO — The Honda Indy Toronto has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement comes nearly a week after race promoters said last Friday that the event would not be run on its original scheduled dates of July 10-12. That decision came after the city announced it was …

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Coronavirus: Beloved 79-year-old East York crossing guard dies of COVID-19 – Toronto

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

A beloved crossing guard who died of COVID-19 is being remembered by the people of East York. Danny Sardelis, 79, spent more than ten years as a crossing guard at the intersection of Coxwell Avenue and Plains Road. On May 11, Sardelis died at Michael Garron Hospital after a brief …

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Coronavirus: Gyms, restaurants set to open in Saskatchewan on June 8

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Gyms, restaurants and churches are scheduled to reopen on June 8 during Phase 3 of Saskatchewan’s reopen plan. Restaurants and licensed establishments will be able to open at 50 per cent capacity, announced the government of Saskatchewan on Thursday. Gyms and fitness facilities, which have been closed since the novel …

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With COVID-19, all schoolwork is homework. But how can parents ensure it gets done? – National

With COVID-19, all schoolwork is homework. But how can parents ensure it gets done? - National

Almost overnight, homework took on new meaning to students across Canada. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to shut their doors in mid-March, learning was shuffled from the classroom to the family living and dining rooms. It also thrust parents into a trove of new responsibilities. While parents need to …

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Wise Words: Seniors share inspiration for maintaining mental health as pandemic wears on

Wise Words: Seniors share inspiration for maintaining mental health as pandemic wears on

Who better to lend perspective on coping with the ongoing effects of COVID-19 than seniors, who have seen and heard a lot in their day. Global News asked for their best advice. Look to your heroes With our cameras staying clear of long-term care homes during the pandemic, staff at …

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Canada to provide more COVID-19 funding for off-reserve Indigenous people – National

Canada to provide more COVID-19 funding for off-reserve Indigenous people - National

The federal government is to provide more financial support to help off-reserve Indigenous People weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The additional funding expected today comes amid criticism that the Trudeau government has largely ignored the plight of thousands of Indigenous people who live off-reserve and in urban centres. Many of them …

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Face masks can be problematic, dangerous to health of some Canadians: advocates – National

Face masks can be problematic, dangerous to health of some Canadians: advocates - National

Face masks are dangerous to the health of some Canadians and problematic for some others. In recommending people wear masks in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19, national chief public health officer Theresa Tam has also warned against judging those who can’t wear them. “Be very aware of those …

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