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American tourists in Alberta? RCMP investigating possible breaches of COVID-19 restrictions

American tourists in Alberta? RCMP investigating possible breaches of COVID-19 restrictions

A vehicle from California, seen parked at a supermarket in Canmore Friday afternoon, is a sight that’s causing some concern in the Alberta Rockies. And there have been similar sightings recently in Banff. READ MORE: Wellness, personal services see long waitlists as Alberta launches Stage 2 “It is strange that …

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Ontario’s patient ombudsman investigating experiences at long-term care homes with coronavirus outbreaks

Ontario’s patient ombudsman investigating experiences at long-term care homes with coronavirus outbreaks

Ontario’s patient ombudsman has announced an investigation into the experiences of residents and staff at all long-term care homes in the province where there has been a coronavirus outbreak. “We feel that this investigation will help long-term care homes prepare for future outbreaks of infectious diseases, including COVID-19,” Craig Thompson, …

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New Brunswick investigating after Peterborough councillor visited province despite border restrictions

Stephen Wright, a Peterborough, Ont., city councillor, says he visited New Brunswick to see how restaurants were reopening in the province

Saint John Mayor Don Darling says he’s shocked that a municipal councillor from Ontario recently entered New Brunswick to research and monitor how restaurants are reopening. “I wondered if it was from a satire piece,” Don Darling told Global News. “Is this actually possible?” Stephen Wright, a city councillor in …

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Niagara region investigating 20 COVID-19 cases at St. Catharines greenhouse – Hamilton

Niagara region investigating 20 COVID-19 cases at St. Catharines greenhouse - Hamilton

Niagara public health says it’s investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 at a greenhouse in St Catharines in which 20 cases of the affliction were confirmed on Sunday night. The agency says a number of positive and asymptomatic employees from Pioneer Flower Farms in St. Catharines are now isolating at home, …

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Zoom investigating after U.S. church services disrupted by outages – National

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

Video conferencing service Zoom said Sunday that it was investigating the cause of outages that apparently affected some users’ ability to host and join meetings. Zoom, which has become a staple during the coronavirus pandemic because it allows people to meet online rather than in person, said the problems seemed …

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OPP investigating medication theft in Bridgenorth from woman claiming to be community nurse – Peterborough

OPP investigating medication theft in Bridgenorth from woman claiming to be community nurse - Peterborough

OPP are investigating after medication was reported stolen, after a woman claiming to be a nurse visited a home in Selwyn Township earlier this week. On Thursday, Peterborough County OPP were called to a residence in the village of Bridgenorth to investigate a report of a suspicious person. READ MORE: …

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OPP investigating after argument over face masks at Tillsonburg-area grocery store turns physical

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

Provincial police in Norfolk County are investigating an alleged assault at a grocery store just outside of Tillsonburg, Ont., Monday that police say resulted from a verbal altercation over wearing facial masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Officers responded to the scene at the Zehrs along Simcoe Street, just outside of …

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WFPS investigating allegations Winnipeg firefighters broke COVID-19 health orders – Winnipeg

WFPS investigating allegations Winnipeg firefighters broke COVID-19 health orders - Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is investigating allegations a number of firefighters met at a city fire station over the weekend, breaking city policies around social distancing during COVID-19. In a statement to Global News, the city says the allegations suggest the firefighters met at Station 1 to pay respects …

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Health unit investigating possible respiratory outbreak at Bracebridge, Ont., seniors’ home – Barrie

Health unit investigating possible respiratory outbreak at Bracebridge, Ont., seniors’ home - Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is investigating a potential respiratory outbreak at a Bracebridge, Ont., seniors’ home, which hasn’t been confirmed to be the novel coronavirus. On Monday, four residents at the Pines long-term care home developed mild respiratory symptoms. They have been moved to an isolated area of …

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