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India COVID-19 cases continue to surge as calls for national lockdown grow

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country. The 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths reported by the health ministry were off a little from recent …

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India’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign falters as cases grow

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Since India opened COVID-19 vaccinations to all adults this month, hoping to tame a disastrous coronavirus surge sweeping across the country, the pace of administering the shots has dropped with states saying they only have limited stock to give out. Alongside a slowdown in vaccinations, states have gone to …

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Reaction mixed to Manitoba’s new restrictions as calls for financial support grow

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As Manitoba gets set to implement new health orders Sunday, some say the province financially supporting those impacted by the measures needs to be the next step. Executive director of the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association Shaun Jeffrey says Friday hit hard after the announcement restaurants and bars would …

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Coronavirus: Outbreak at Oliver, B.C., long-term care home continues to grow

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The novel coronavirus outbreak at McKinney Place, a long-term care facility in Oliver, B.C., has again expanded. “That brings the total to 27 residents and 14 staff that have tested positive, so that’s a total of 41 people,” Dr. Albert de Villiers, Interior Health’s chief medical health officer. “We’ve …

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Coronavirus: 2 deaths, 43 new cases in London-Middlesex; UH outbreak continues to grow – London

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Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Testing – Ontario Two more people have died and 43 others have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) said Thursday. It marks the fourth day in a row that the region has recorded at least …

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Air Canada looks to grow cargo business amid COVID-19 challenges

Air Canada looks to grow cargo business amid COVID-19 challenges

Air Canada pilots have ratified changes to their contract that the airline says will help it grow its cargo business. The Montreal-based airline has seen its business plunge this year as travellers stopped flying due to the pandemic, however the airline has been looking to grow in other ways …

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Calgary bar makes ‘tough decision’ to shut down as Alberta COVID-19 cases grow

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It was a tough and painful call to make but a necessary one, according to the owner of Dickens pub. On Facebook, Chris Hewitt said the curfew isn’t enough to get the COVID-19 cases under control in Alberta so he is closing temporarily for two to three weeks. “Rather …

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Parent concerns grow as cases of COVID-19 climb at Kelowna Secondary School – Okanagan

Parent concerns grow as cases of COVID-19 climb at Kelowna Secondary School - Okanagan

Kelowna Secondary School (KSS) continues to see a growing number of cases of COVID-19. The first case at the Central Okanagan’s largest highschool was first announced at the end of October and since there have been multiple cases including the most recent two declared over the weekend. “I know …

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Liberals keep edge in support over Tories as coronavirus cases grow – National

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The federal Liberals are holding on to a small lead over the Conservatives in decided voter support as the coronavirus second wave tightens its grip across broad swaths of the country. New polling done by Ipsos exclusively for Global News suggests that if an election were held tomorrow, the …

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‘Grow up’: Parties, gatherings, lack of honesty driving up Manitoba’s COVID-19 numbers – Winnipeg

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One person didn’t tell health-care staff that they were the close contact of someone who was positive. Another went to a funeral, then went to a personal care home and started an outbreak. A third knew they had the virus, but had a party anyway. It’s cases like these …

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