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Coronavirus outbreaks on farms are holding back the entire region, says Windsor mayor

Coronavirus outbreaks on farms are holding back the entire region, says Windsor mayor

TORONTO — Tensions are mounting in Windsor-Essex, Ont., over the region’s continued pandemic lockdown, with a local mayor and some business owners saying public health officials haven’t done enough to halt the spread of COVID-19 on local farms. Drew Dilkens said Tuesday that the high number of COVID-19 cases on …

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Trump to start holding election campaign rallies again in next 2 weeks – National

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

By Steve Holland Reuters Posted June 8, 2020 6:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ U.S. President Donald Trump plans to start holding campaign rallies again in the next two weeks, a Trump campaign official said …

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Lac La Ronge Indian Band holding 2020 election online until May 25

The push to grow more of what we eat in Edmonton - Edmonton

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreaks in northern Saskatchewan, the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s 2020 general election is moving online. READ MORE: Saskatchewan Indigenous community ‘frustrated and angry’ as it battles coronavirus outbreak Band members can cast their ballot online from now until midnight May 25. Find a …

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‘Archaic’ way Canada records deaths holding up real-time COVID-19 numbers: expert – National

‘Archaic’ way Canada records deaths holding up real-time COVID-19 numbers: expert - National

The old-fashioned way Canada records deaths means the country could be missing out on data important to addressing the COVID-19 crisis. The confirmed number of COVID-19 deaths — about 4,900 across Canada as of Monday afternoon — represents people who have tested positive for the viral disease. Experts suggest that …

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How are Canadian kids holding up amid COVID-19? Survey finds worries about missed class

How are Canadian kids holding up amid COVID-19? Survey finds worries about missed class

More than half of Canadian children are concerned about missing school and say not seeing their friends is the thing they miss the most during the COVID-19 crisis, a new survey suggests. Twenty-nine per cent of kids aged 10 to 17, surveyed by the Angus Reid Institute, said missing class …

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Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official – National

Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official - National

It is too early to consider lifting Japan’s state of emergency over the coronavirus, the head of the Japan Medical Association said on Tuesday, adding that it will be difficult for Tokyo to host the Olympics next year without an effective vaccine. The comments by the head of the powerful physician’s lobby …

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Coronavirus fears spark calls for migrants to be released from B.C. holding centre

Coronavirus fears spark calls for migrants to be released from B.C. holding centre

A group of protesters outside the Surrey Immigration Holding Centre on Sunday joined a nationwide call for detained migrants to be released from custody amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The protest was one of five that took place outside centres in Toronto, Ottawa, Kingston, Ont., and Montreal in partnership with …

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Robots and drive-thrus: How some funeral homes are holding services amid COVID-19

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Last week was heartbreaking for the family of Emmet Steadman. The 22-month-old passed away April 10, after a lengthy battle with nephronophthisis, a genetic disorder of the kidneys. Related News On Monday his family had a visitation, but it was far from traditional. It’s called a drive-thru viewing. …

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Coronavirus: Toronto holding physical distancing enforcement blitz over holiday weekend – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto holding physical distancing enforcement blitz over holiday weekend - Toronto

The City of Toronto will be conducting an enforcement blitz over the holiday weekend to ensure people are following physical distancing rules in parks and other city facilities amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Toronto Police Service said its officers will be taking part in the blitz, along with city crews. …

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Scheer denies Tories are holding up coronavirus aid; says bill can be improved – National

Scheer denies Tories are holding up coronavirus aid; says bill can be improved - National

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his party isn’t deliberately holding up a new financial aid package for COVID-19 relief. Scheer says constructive conversations are ongoing between his party and the Liberal government over the legislation to implement a massive wage-subsidy program. 2:35Coronavirus outbreak: Scheer says true ‘Team Canada’ COVID-19 approach …

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