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More traffic expected in Ontario as troops head home from COVID-19 related missions

More traffic expected in Ontario as troops head home from COVID-19 related missions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 8, 2020 6:36 am     Updated July 8, 2020 6:38 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s military says a higher number of soldiers …

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Liberals to give Canadians a preview of federal deficit, spending amid coronavirus – National

Liberals to give Canadians a preview of federal deficit, spending amid coronavirus - National

The federal Liberals are to layout Wednesday how they see the COVID-19 pandemic affecting government finances for the fiscal year including an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy. Finance Minister Bill Morneau is to release what the government has styled a fiscal and economic snapshot. Read more: …

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Violence rises in U.S. cities amid coronavirus, anti-racism protests, unemployment – National

Violence rises in U.S. cities amid coronavirus, anti-racism protests, unemployment - National

Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the nation are facing yet another challenge: a surge in shootings that has left dozens dead, including young children. The spike defies easy explanation, experts say, pointing to the toxic mix of issues …

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Coronavirus: Vernon Public Art Gallery moves fundraiser online – Okanagan

Coronavirus: Vernon Public Art Gallery moves fundraiser online - Okanagan

Staff at the Vernon Public Art Gallery have been hard at work to move their biggest fundraiser of the year online. Related News The 34th annual Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts, a garden party that has been adapted to an online art auction and night of entertainment made …

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Australia may restrict return of citizens from abroad amid coronavirus surge: PM – National

Australia may restrict return of citizens from abroad amid coronavirus surge: PM - National

Australia will likely slow down the return of its citizens from abroad, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as it grapples with a fresh outbreak of the coronavirus that has led it to isolate its second most populous state. The border between Victoria and New South Wales, the busiest …

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Coronavirus: U.S. sees new shortage of PPE as cases, hospitalizations climb – National

Coronavirus: U.S. sees new shortage of PPE as cases, hospitalizations climb - National

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A …

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Could masks become mandatory in Calgary? Mayor isn’t ruling it out – Calgary

Could masks become mandatory in Calgary? Mayor isn’t ruling it out - Calgary

Calgary could be joining other major cities in Canada by making masks mandatory in indoor public places. As the advice on wearing non-medical masks continues to change, the mayor isn’t ruling anything out. Related News “Our level of mask-wearing in Calgary — in stores and public transit, in …

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Video brings art exhibit to life, raises funds for Lethbridge Soup Kitchen – Lethbridge

Video brings art exhibit to life, raises funds for Lethbridge Soup Kitchen - Lethbridge

Art, culture and community; that’s what a group of Alberta creators are trying to promote with their latest venture, a video highlighting a local artist after his exhibit was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It was heartbreaking,” said John Savill, owner of the Trianon Gallery in Lethbridge. “We …

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Woman says she was asked to leave East Van Bikram yoga studio for wearing a mask – BC

Woman says she was asked to leave East Van Bikram yoga studio for wearing a mask - BC

A woman claims she was asked to leave the Bikram Yoga studio on Vancouver’s Commercial Drive because she refused to take off her mask, which she was wearing to limit the spread of coronavirus. Ali Cloth said she arrived to her session Friday morning with her mask on. Read more: …

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With Calgary Stampede cancelled due to COVID-19, volunteers find new way to serve their city – Calgary

With Calgary Stampede cancelled due to COVID-19, volunteers find new way to serve their city - Calgary

For more than 100 years, volunteers have been a big part of helping people enjoy the Calgary Stampede. Now, with the 2020 edition of the event cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of those volunteers are finding a new way to serve the community. Stampede volunteers are teaming up …

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