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When home isn’t safe: How coronavirus puts neighbours on front lines of abuse

When home isn’t safe: How coronavirus puts neighbours on front lines of abuse

The phone rings less than it used to at the London Abused Women’s Centre. The calls that do come through are often quick and concerning, with women warning the support worker that if their abuser comes in from the backyard or gets out of the shower, they’ll have to hang …

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Coronavirus: Service New Brunswick locations to be closed temporarily – New Brunswick

Coronavirus: Service New Brunswick locations to be closed temporarily - New Brunswick

Service New Brunswick locations will be closed until Wednesday, April 1, when select service centres will reopen by appointment only, according to the province. “Service New Brunswick had taken precautions to limit the number of customers allowed into its centres at one time and promoted social distancing among customers and …

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Coronavirus: Guelph businessman donates 3,000 face shields to frontline workers

Coronavirus: Guelph businessman donates 3,000 face shields to frontline workers

A Guelph business owner is stepping up to the plate in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus by donating 3,000 face shields to local frontline workers. Darren Devine, president of Devine and Associates Financial Services on Waterloo Avenue, spent $21,000 through his business on the shields made …

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‘We need to act now’: Indigenous leaders say coronavirus funding won’t go far enough – National

‘We need to act now’: Indigenous leaders say coronavirus funding won’t go far enough - National

Indigenous leaders from across Canada say they are worried supports promised by the federal government to help First Nations, Inuit and Metis deal with the fallout of COVID-19 might not do enough to prevent the most vulnerable people from falling through the cracks. The Assembly of First Nations declared a …

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Coronavirus: Seven Saskatoon bus operators refuse to drive, citing safety concerns – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: Seven Saskatoon bus operators refuse to drive, citing safety concerns - Saskatoon

Some bus drivers in Saskatoon are no longer on the road after safety concerns around COVID-19. Seven drivers are refusing unsafe work, saying the city’s precautions to protect them aren’t enough. Related News There are 95 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan as of March 26. READ MORE: …

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Dyson to produce 15,000 ventilators to help with coronavirus fight – National

Dyson to produce 15,000 ventilators to help with coronavirus fight - National

Dyson has stepped up to create thousands of ventilators amid the coronavirus pandemic, after designing a new product in 10 days. The company, which typically produces household products such as vacuums and fans, will now build 15,000 ventilators, according to an email sent to Dyson employees. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Canadian …

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan suspends evictions during state of emergency

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan suspends evictions during state of emergency

The Saskatchewan government says it is temporarily suspending eviction hearings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting Thursday, the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) will not be accepting applications for evictions related to missed or late rent or for other non-urgent claims. Additionally, previous eviction orders for non-urgent matters …

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Coronavirus: Hair salons await answers from Manitoba provincial government – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: Hair salons await answers from Manitoba provincial government - Winnipeg

Manitoba hairstylists are calling on the province to shut down salons amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelly O’Leary, co-owner of The Sapphire Hair Lounge, decided to close last week without direction from the Manitoba government, while some other salons remain open. “We were kind of waiting to get the official announcement …

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Coronavirus: Documenting Montreal residents in self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic – Montreal

Coronavirus: Documenting Montreal residents in self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic - Montreal

Some families are still struggling with self-isolation amid COVID-19, even if they understand why it’s necessary. Related News But some Montreal photographers are helping families find a way to not only cope, but to give back to the community. “Visiting families in their home where they’re isolated, having …

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