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Quebec adds more than 550 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

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

Quebec is reporting 551 new cases and eight more deaths, including two in the past 24 hours, attributable to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis on Monday. The vaccination campaign saw another 73,467 doses administered, for more than 4.3 million to date. The province has opened appointments to all adults. The …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 17

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Monday: Ontario expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 18 and up, starting Tuesday The Ontario government says it will expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to everyone 18 and older — almost a week ahead of schedule — starting …

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Ontario reports more than 2,100 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

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

Ontario is reporting 2,170 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 511,486. Monday’s case count is slightly lower than Sunday’s which saw 2,199 new infections. On Saturday, 2,584 were recorded and 2,362 on Friday. It is also the eighth day in a row cases are …

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COVID-19: Quebec premier hints at pandemic reopening plan

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

As the warm summer months loom, Quebec’s premier is expected to lay out the details of a long-awaited plan to lift pandemic-induced restrictions Tuesday. François Legault hinted on social media that it was a “big Sunday” preparing for that announcement in response to a reporter’s tweet about a news …

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Ontario expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 18 and up, starting Tuesday

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

The Ontario government says it will expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to everyone 18 and older — almost a week ahead of schedule — starting Tuesday, May 18 at 8 a.m. The acceleration for age eligibility was due to a large supply of vaccines scheduled to arrive in Canada this …

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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to expand across Ontario to those aged 30 and older

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

TORONTO — Ontario is due to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again this week, opening up appointments to people as young as 30 across the province. The government has yet to say which day the minimum age will drop. The province is also switching gears in how it distributes vaccines. …

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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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750K more COVID-19 vaccinations needed for B.C. to start reopening: expert

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

British Columbia needs to immunize nearly 750,000 more people before it can start to relax COVID-19 restrictions, according to a biologist who has been advising the province on the pandemic. Sally Otto, an evolutionary biologist and mathematical modeler who is a part of the B.C. COVID modelling group, said …

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COVID-19: Vaccine bookings open to all B.C. adults Sunday, Surrey adds walk-in clinics

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

British Columbia is marking another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout: As of 7 p.m. Sunday, everyone aged 18 and over will be eligible to book their jab. Anyone looking to book will need to register with the province. This comes as efforts also ramp up to increase the …

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Richmond, B.C.’s Arjan Bhullar crowned MMA world champion

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

He’s wrestled for Canada in the Olympic, Commonwealth and Pan American Games, but Richmond’s Arjan Bhullar is celebrating his biggest win yet. On Saturday, the B.C. born fighter was crowned One Championship Mixed Martial Arts Champion after defeating reigning heavyweight king Brandon Vera with a second-round TKO. “You visualize …

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