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Audit flags issues with tracking Ontario pandemic pay program, other COVID-19 expenses

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 12, 2021 1:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — An audit out Wednesday has found the Ontario government failed to track properly …

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COVID-19: AHS issues orders to Calgary restaurants after they offered indoor dining

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

Alberta Health Services issued closure and work orders to three Calgary restaurants for providing food and beverage services indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: COVID-19: Doctor, businesses react to new Alberta restrictions The health authority said inspections at the following establishments contravened public health orders, which might be …

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COVID-19: Barrie mayor issues order to close, fence off Meridian Place to prevent gatherings

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

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman issued an emergency order Thursday morning to immediately close and fence off Meridian Place to prevent gatherings amid a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last number of weekends, demonstrations protesting Ontario’s lockdown have taken place at Meridian Place, some of which have …

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Ontario COVID-19 modelling shows high-level cresting of cases, but ICUs and workplaces major issues

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

Ontario’s COVID-19 science and modelling advisory tables are reporting a cresting of cases at a “very high” level, but “incredible pressure” on the province’s intensive care units and elevated workplace mobility are still posing major issues in trying to get the third wave under control. “The efforts of Ontarians …

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Delay in Atlantic bubble reopening causes travel issues for post-secondary students

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The recent delay in the Atlantic bubble opening has caused some travel snags for post-secondary students as their semester comes to a close. Some students who study in one Atlantic province but live in another may have to self-isolate when they go home, while others have found the rules …

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Nova Scotia issues exposure warning for WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

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Nova Scotia Health has issued a warning for a potential COVID-19 exposure on a WestJet flight between Toronto and Halifax last month. The potential exposure occurred on WestJet flight 3346 travelling from Toronto at 9 a.m. ET on Jan. 30. It arrived in Halifax at 12:31 p.m. AT. Health officials …

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City of Toronto issues 1st extreme cold weather alert as temperatures drop – Toronto

City of Toronto issues 1st extreme cold weather alert as temperatures drop - Toronto

The City of Toronto has issued its first extreme cold weather alert for the winter season as temperatures hit frigid conditions from the wind chill. Environment Canada is forecasting a high of -7 C but wind chills making it feel like between -14 C and -22 C into Thursday …

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Ontario boards gear up to quickly reopen some schools as Ford government issues directive

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Several southern Ontario school boards that straddle public health units are gearing up to reopen only a portion of their schools to in-person learning next week, adding another layer of complexity to an academic year that’s been defined by quick pivots. The government order allowing schools in seven public health …

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‘Very disappointing’: Toronto COVID-19 vaccination clinic pausing after 5 days due to supply issues – Toronto

‘Very disappointing’: Toronto COVID-19 vaccination clinic pausing after 5 days due to supply issues - Toronto

Toronto’s first COVID-19 vaccination clinic in a community setting will be suspending operations after just five days due to supply issues, officials said Monday. The clinic, located at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, was scheduled to operate as a pilot project for six to eight weeks. “We were all …

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‘We have a responsibility’: Oliver, B.C., pastor issues emphatic plea to follow public health orders

Ken Clarke, a pastor at Valley Congregational Church in Oliver, said it is his personal conviction that one of the most loving, compassionate, and Christ-honoring actions we can take to protect one another is not to gather in large groups.

A religious leader in Oliver, B.C., said fear he’d lose his son to COVID-19 and the reality of the virus circulating in the community gave him unique insight into the peril caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Ken Clarke has been the pastor at the Valley Congregational Christian Church …

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