Tag Archives: COVID-19

Saskatchewan resort providing staycation destination for locals during pandemic

Saskatchewan resort providing staycation destination for locals during pandemic

The food, bar and hospitality industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic across the province. Business at the Champetre County Resort has been greatly slowed by the pandemic. The Champetre County Wild West Saloon/Howling Coyote Resort is normally a hotspot for tourists this time of year. It …

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Hotel owner makes coronavirus safety allegations against Metis Nation-Saskatchewan president

Hotel owner makes coronavirus safety allegations against Metis Nation-Saskatchewan president

A former Metis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) president is calling on the current leader to step down after being accused of not following safety protocols at a hotel.  The incident stems from the organizations council meetings that took place in Waskesiu last week. Read more: Métis Nation-Saskatchewan president tests positive for …

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Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan hosts first event on new permanent site

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan hosts first event on new permanent site

After sitting empty this summer, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan‘s new permanent site is being used. Thirty people gathered around a campfire for Fireside Stories — a production put on by Meacham, Sask.’s, Dancing Sky Theatre. Read more: Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan unveils permanent theatre, inclusive community space Storytellers with …

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Coronavirus: City of Lethbridge working with partners to address rise in illegal encampments – Lethbridge

Coronavirus: City of Lethbridge working with partners to address rise in illegal encampments - Lethbridge

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the City of Lethbridge in many ways, one of which includes a noticeable increase in illegal encampments and “rough sleeping” in the downtown area. The city says this increase is largely caused by COVID-19 restrictions at shelters. “Rough sleeping is more of just …

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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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Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death – Montreal

Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death - Montreal

Quebec’s youth protection directors from centres across the province tabled their 2019-2020 annual report on Wednesday. Despite a drop in reported cases of child abuse during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, statistics show an overall increase of 12 per cent compared to the previous year. The death …

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Mobile sites in Prince Albert to increase access to coronavirus testing: SHA

Mobile sites in Prince Albert to increase access to coronavirus testing: SHA

Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says the decision to have a series of mobile sites in Prince Albert was to provide additional access to novel coronavirus testing. Seventy-five people were tested at a mobile location in the city on Tuesday, according to a statement from SHA. Read more: McClean Lake …

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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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