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Canada adds 1,085 new coronavirus cases as Trudeau warns of second wave – National

Canada adds 1,085 new coronavirus cases as Trudeau warns of second wave - National

Canada added 1,085 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, marking the fifth day in a row the country has seen a daily increase of more than 1,000. The new infections bring the country’s total case count to 147,612. Health authorities also said 10 more people have died …

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Coronavirus: Younger demographics lead infections in Manitoba, Canada – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: Younger demographics lead infections in Manitoba, Canada - Winnipeg

Younger demographics lead the pack in COVID-19 infections in Manitoba and Canada while the novel coronavirus‘s total infections increase across the nation. Federal officials warn the virus will continue to spread unless some early pandemic precautions are re-adopted and close contacts are reduced. “We’re on the brink of a …

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London, Ont., businesses issue plea for local support amid pandemic – London

London, Ont., businesses issue plea for local support amid pandemic - London

Business owners in London, Ont., gathered at Toboggan Brewing Co. on Wednesday to share the struggles they’ve faced amid the COVID-19 pandemic and issue a plea for local support. The news conference, which saw owners from a number of industries including restaurant, retail and optometry, comes as the city …

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Canada ‘on the brink’ of coronavirus surge, second wave underway in some regions: Trudeau – National

Canada ‘on the brink’ of coronavirus surge, second wave underway in some regions: Trudeau - National

Canada is “on the brink” of a coronavirus surge as many parts of the country enter a second wave. And it’s likely Thanksgiving gatherings will be out of the question as cases spike across the country following the recent lifting of many social restrictions. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is …

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Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died – Montreal

Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died - Montreal

A report into a private long-term care home in suburban Montreal where dozens of residents died during the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April accuses the owners of organizational negligence. The Quebec government released the report into Residence Herron today, as well as a separate report that looked into …

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B.C. reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as number of active cases continues to decline

B.C. reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as number of active cases continues to decline

British Columbia reported 91 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and no new deaths. In a written statement, health officials also reported a drop of 89 active cases, leaving the provincial total at 1,376. On Monday, the province reported a decrease of 522 active cases, almost all of which …

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Southlake Regional Health Centre to lay off almost 100 registered nurses – Barrie

Southlake Regional Health Centre to lay off almost 100 registered nurses - Barrie

Amid the continuing novel coronavirus pandemic, a Newmarket, Ont., hospital is axing dozens of nursing positions. Southlake Regional Health Centre confirmed on Wednesday that it will lay off 95 registered nurses, but said it plans to hire 81 people into new positions. In an email to Global News, Southlake …

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Murder trial on pause while Winnipeg juror tested for coronavirus – Winnipeg

Murder trial on pause while Winnipeg juror tested for coronavirus - Winnipeg

Jury deliberations for a second-degree murder trial in Manitoba have been put on hold so a juror can be tested for COVID-19. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Vic Toews told the remaining 11 jurors that the man was exhibiting symptoms and was not allowed to enter the courthouse. Read …

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Coronavirus: Toronto cancels major events through Dec. 31, Santa Claus parade to go virtual – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto cancels major events through Dec. 31, Santa Claus parade to go virtual - Toronto

TORONTO – Santa Claus will be doing things a little differently in Toronto this year. The City of Toronto says the 115th Santa Claus Parade is among the events that will be cancelled or altered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It says the parade will be holding an online …

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Active coronavirus cases fall to 133 in Saskatchewan

Active coronavirus cases fall to 133 in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan health officials reported six new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with the overall total for the province growing to 1,830 since the first case was reported in March. This is the lowest number of new infections since Sept. 10, when six were reported. Read more: McClean Lake uranium …

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