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Guelph reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, active cases fall to 37 – Guelph

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Guelph, Ont., reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, raising the city’s total case count to 481. Active cases in the city fell by seven from the previous day to 37, which includes one person being treated in the hospital. Read more: Grand River Hospital to open COVID-19 …

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Ontario government’s fall budget: What we know so far

Ontario government’s fall budget: What we know so far

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips will deliver the government’s fall budget Thursday afternoon in the legislature. The budget was originally scheduled to be released in March but was delayed so the province could deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Thursday’s budget is expected to be much different than the previous …

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England’s 4-week COVID-19 lockdown to last longer if cases don’t fall: minister – National

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A new national lockdown in England may have to last longer than the planned four weeks if coronavirus infection rates don’t fall quickly enough, a senior government minister said Sunday. The lockdown announced Saturday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to run from Thursday until Dec. 2. Johnson says …

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Coronavirus: Guelph’s active COVID-19 cases fall to 36

Coronavirus: Guelph’s active COVID-19 cases fall to 36

Guelph reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health’s COVID-19 portal actually showed 413 total cases in the city, which is one less case than the previous day. Read more: Puck will drop on next Ontario Hockey League season Feb. 4 A spokesperson said …

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Full Hunter’s Blue Moon to rise on Halloween before clocks fall back – National

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A so-called “full Hunter’s Blue Moon” is slated to rise on Halloween 2020 before the end of Daylight Saving Time, capping an unusual October when the coronavirus pandemic might have people feeling less like hunters and more like the hunted. The rare pairing of lunar events is expected to …

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Coronavirus: Waterloo Region high school students escape exams this fall – Kitchener

Coronavirus: Waterloo Region high school students escape exams this fall - Kitchener

High school students in Waterloo Region may be breathing a sigh of relief after learning they will not have to take exams this fall as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The ministry of education recently provided school boards with the option of cancelling exams to use the days for instructional …

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Australia allows flights from New Zealand without quarantine as coronavirus cases fall – National

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Hundreds of New Zealand plane passengers started arriving in Sydney on Friday as part of a new trans-Tasman travel bubble amid a rapidly falling growth rate in cases at the epicentre of Australia’s coronavirus outbreak. In a tentative re-opening to international tourism, travellers on the approved flights won’t be …

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Quebec nixes fall report card in elementary and high schools due to coronavirus – Montreal

Quebec nixes fall report card in elementary and high schools due to coronavirus - Montreal

Elementary and high school students in Quebec will only receive two report cards instead of three this academic year due to the novel coronavirus health crisis. The province’s education ministry announced the decision Thursday to drop the fall report card, saying the goal is to lighten the workload of …

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Siloam Mission prepares for Thanksgiving amid pandemic – Winnipeg

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Hundreds of people typically pack Siloam Mission each Thanksgiving to chow down on a drop-in style turkey dinner, but this year that won’t be the case. The mission is making adjustments to their holiday dinner plans next weekend, in an effort to steer clear of large gatherings in the …

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Saskatchewan fall suppers move forward with drive-thru fundraisers

Saskatchewan fall suppers move forward with drive-thru fundraisers

Saskatchewan church and community groups starved for funds are getting creative with one of their biggest fundraisers. Many are shifting gears with their annual fall suppers, opting for a drive-thru model while the COVID-19 pandemic restricts buffets and gatherings. “It’s just incredible how good it works,” said Bernie Dombowsky, …

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