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Australia’s ‘extreme’ 2nd lockdown curbed coronavirus — here’s what it took – National

Australia’s ‘extreme’ 2nd lockdown curbed coronavirus — here’s what it took - National

As Canada’s coronavirus cases continue to climb, many health experts are warning the public that a second lockdown may be around the corner. And as Canadians prepare for a potential fall or winter shutdown, experts argue we may want to look at Australia’s strict second lockdown measures in order …

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Looking to buy an electric car? Here’s why they may be harder to find – National

Looking to buy an electric car? Here’s why they may be harder to find - National

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has pummelled Canada’s automobile industry but it’s the lack of supply that’s helping to short-circuit electric vehicle adoption across the country. Electric vehicle sales plunged along with gasoline-fuelled models in the second quarter of the year, when dealerships joined widespread lockdowns to prevent the …

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There are 3 types of coronavirus tests – here’s how they work – National

There are 3 types of coronavirus tests – here’s how they work - National

There are three broad categories of coronavirus tests in the U.S. Two diagnose whether you have an active infection, and a third indicates if you previously had the virus. Read more: Scientists may have found first human link between antibodies, coronavirus protection Here’s how they work: Genetic tests Most …

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Here’s how each province is preparing for back-to-school amid coronavirus – National

Here’s how each province is preparing for back-to-school amid coronavirus - National

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes. BRITISH COLUMBIA British Columbia has laid out its …

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Puppy sale scams are on the rise amid the pandemic — here’s what to watch out for – National

Puppy sale scams are on the rise amid the pandemic — here’s what to watch out for - National

Puppy scams are a growing problem across the country as fraudsters look to take advantage of lonely animal lovers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Better Business Bureau. Canadians have lost about $300,000 so far this year after falling prey to fake breeders, compared to about $150,000 during …

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Coronavirus: Here’s what Saskatoon schools will look like when kids return Sept. 8 – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: Here’s what Saskatoon schools will look like when kids return Sept. 8 - Saskatoon

School’s back Sept. 8, and what children are walking into will be very different from the norm amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The day starts at “muster points” — flags with a teacher’s name set up outside. They act as designated drop off and pick up spots. They’re also …

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Travelling to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for quarantine

Travelling to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for quarantine

While some may believe our border has been completely closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, that’s not the case. Since travel restrictions were put in place by the Trudeau government last spring, 617,917 Canadian citizens and permanent residents have flown into Canada, according to numbers provided by …

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The Tories and NDP aren’t calling for an election over WE Charity. Here’s why

The Tories and NDP aren’t calling for an election over WE Charity. Here’s why

The WE Charity scandal continues to engulf the government following one of the most tumultuous weeks in federal politics since the declaration of the coronavirus pandemic. Opposition parties are still pushing for answers about why the Liberals gave the deal to run a student service grant to a controversial group …

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Minister said no one ever got COVID-19 on a flight. Here’s what the research says – National

Minister said no one ever got COVID-19 on a flight. Here’s what the research says - National

The message from Canadian transport minister Marc Garneau was clear: there is “no evidence” anyone has ever contracted the novel coronavirus on a commercial airliner. The odds of catching the virus on a commercial flight are “infinitesimally small,” he added, citing current safety measures, such as wearing masks, pre-screening of …

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Here’s what B.C. youth have to say about the province’s coronavirus spike

Here’s what B.C. youth have to say about the province’s coronavirus spike

As British Columbia faces a second wave of the coronavirus, youth in the province are speaking out about how they’re being affected by the pandemic. It comes as new modelling shows that the recent surge in new COVID-19 cases is being driven largely by young adults, aged 20-39 years old. …

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