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Labour groups launch boycott of 2 B.C. hotels over pandemic firings

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

The heavyweights of B.C.’s labour movement are launching a boycott of a pair of hotels they say are using the COVID-19 pandemic to attack workers rights. The BC Federation of Labour and the BC Government Employees and Services Union say they’ll pull their business, worth millions of dollars per …

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COVID-19: New Brunswick reports 15 cases connected to a Fredericton hotel

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

New Brunswick public health says five cases of COVID-19 have been identified at the Delta Fredericton and confirmed that another 10 cases in the broader community are connected to the hotel through close contacts. One of the new cases is in Zone 2 (Saint John region) and four in …

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COVID-19: No tickets, charges issued in Quebec for travellers violating hotel quarantine order

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

No one in Quebec has been fined or ticketed for violating the national health order requiring travellers arriving in Canada to quarantine at a designated hotel, according to province’s prosecution bureau. That is despite Quebec’s government being one of the most vocal in the country for strict border restrictions. …

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Federal quarantine hotel in Toronto won’t be fully closed after 13 staff test positive for COVID-19

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

TORONTO — Public health officials in Toronto say they won’t fully shut down a federal quarantine hotel for international travellers where more than a dozen staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. Thirteen staff at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel had tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. …

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Garneau to quarantine at COVID-19 hotel after G7 ministers’ meeting in U.K.

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

Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau will stay in a quarantine hotel for three days starting Wednesday after returning from the United Kingdom where he’s attending the first in-person meeting of G7 foreign and development ministers in over two years. Garneau’s spokeswoman Syrine Khoury said he will abide by the …

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Public health looking into possible COVID-19 outbreak at quarantine hotel in Toronto

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

Toronto public health officials are investigating a possible COVID-19 outbreak at a hotel where travellers arriving in Canada by plane are expected to quarantine. In a statement issued over the weekend, Toronto Public Health says it is aware of cases in people linked to the workplace at the Crowne …

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N.B. to consider hotel quarantine exemptions on ‘case-by-case basis’: province

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

Eight days after announcing non-essential travellers entering New Brunswick would need to isolate at a designated hotel, the provincial government announced it will consider exemptions on a “case-by-case basis.” People will still need to isolate for 14 days, but the decision to allow for some exceptions was announced in …

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A positive COVID-19 test allows travellers to skirt hotel stay: CBSA officer

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

A Canadian Border Services officer is ringing the alarm bells over one of the country’s COVID-19 measures at the border which they say could be allowing cases of the virus to be imported into Canada. In February, the federal government announced new, more stringent rules for travellers: anyone entering …

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COVID-19: Ontario government asks for mandatory 3-day hotel quarantines at land crossings

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

TORONTO — Ontario is asking the federal government to impose mandatory three-day quarantines in hotels for travellers entering Canada at land crossings. Health Minister Christine Elliott and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones make the request in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the province. Travellers arriving at …

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Calgary woman worried after booking room in hotel used for COVID-19 isolating

Calgary woman worried after booking room in hotel used for COVID-19 isolating

A Calgary woman is raising concerns after she booked a hotel room unaware the hotel was being used for COVID-19 isolation. The Alberta government has been offering free hotel stays since May 2020 for people who need to self-isolate due to COVID-19, either because they tested positive or were …

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