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Ontario reports 435 new coronavirus cases after over 43K tests completed

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Ontario reported 435 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 49,340. It marks a slight increase to the previous two days when 409 cases were reported on each day. “Locally, there are 131 new cases in Toronto with …

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Coronavirus: STARS adjusts but course stays same in Saskatchewan

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Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) has made adjustments as it continues to fly critically ill and injured patients in Saskatchewan amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The air ambulance service’s director of provincial operations, Cindy Seidl, says they have flown COVID-19-positive individuals. Read more: Saskatoon paramedics asking all patients …

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Chinese officials push use of emergency coronavirus vaccine despite concerns – National

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After the first shot, he had no reaction. But Kan Chai felt woozy following the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in China. “When I was driving on the road, I suddenly felt a bit dizzy, as if I was driving drunk,” the popular writer …

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U.S. researchers project Canada could see over 16,000 coronavirus deaths by January – National

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Researchers whose projections for the spread of the novel coronavirus have proven grimly accurate for the United States say the number of deaths in Canada could surge dramatically late this year, unless measures change. The latest model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE) at the University …

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Number of COVID-19 cases in schools on the rise in Quebec – Montreal

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Two Lower Canada College (LCC) teachers have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the school. The college located in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough sent a letter to parents with the news Thursday. “In order to limit the possibility of further transmission in the school and after consulting with Public Health, …

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Coronavirus: 4 businesses being ordered closed by Toronto Public Health – Toronto

Coronavirus: 4 businesses being ordered closed by Toronto Public Health - Toronto

Toronto’s medical officer of health says she has ordered the closure of four hospitality-related businesses in response to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. “These are specific actions to arrest transmission of COVID-19,” Dr. Eileen de Villa told reporters at Toronto city hall Friday afternoon. “I am acting under …

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B.C. reports 98 new COVID-19 cases, one new death as active cases dip again

B.C. reports 98 new COVID-19 cases, one new death as active cases dip again

British Columbia reported 98 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Friday. Active cases trended downward for the third consecutive day, with health officials reporting 1,349 in a written statement. Click here to view data » The number of active cases was revised to have dropped significantly …

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What Remembrance Day in London will look like this year – London

What Remembrance Day in London will look like this year - London

Organizers of London’s Remembrance Day say the day will be marked by an in-person ceremony this year but with a few changes to keep people safe. Randy Warden of London’s Remembrance Day steering committee said this year’s ceremony will not have a cadet vigil the evening before or a …

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Melfort Mustangs hockey player tests positive for COVID-19, organization says

Melfort Mustangs hockey player tests positive for COVID-19, organization says

A player with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, says the organization. According to a statement from the SJHL, the athlete plays for the Melfort Mustangs. Read more: Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League to simulate remaining playoff schedule on PS4 “The player and …

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Liberals postponing national convention due to coronavirus – National

Liberals postponing national convention due to coronavirus - National

The federal Liberal party is postponing its national convention due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The convention was to be held in Ottawa on Nov. 12-15. But in an email to registered Liberals, party president Suzanne Cowan says the national board of directors has decided the convention will now …

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