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In the pandemic housing craze, some sellers are left with nowhere to go

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

In early April, Garry Chalmers, 71, sold his home in Kelowna, B.C. for $875,000 — roughly $370,000 more than what he paid for the property six years ago. But that’s the happy ending of a much longer saga. Chalmers, a local business owner, says he and his wife started …

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COVID-19: Some business owners feeling left out of Saskatchewan’s reopening ‘roadmap’

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

While the announcements of both new vaccination timelines and a three-phase plan to reopen the economy brought a sense of optimism to Saskatchewan this week, some small business owners in the province say their spirits feel unchanged. “It’s very concerning that there’s no plan. There’s no plan for the …

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A Toronto nursing home left isolation rooms empty as COVID-19 spread on crowded floors, killing 81

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

At 6:41 p.m. on Dec. 10, an urgent email went out to families of residents at Tendercare Living Centre. The long-term-care home warned of an escalating COVID-19 outbreak at the 254-bed facility in the eastern Toronto suburb of Scarborough. “Residents who have Covid-19 will be moved to the 4th floor …

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Freelance and gig workers left out of Ontario COVID-19 sick day program

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

Ontario politicians passed a bill Thursday afternoon that will provide employees three paid sick days in the event of illness, isolation, or any other work absence related to COVID-19. The measure, which was announced a day earlier, will be in place until Sept. 25 and will be administered through …

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Coronavirus: Industries left out of Manitoba’s reopening plans want more explanation – Winnipeg

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Local businesses forced to stay closed over the weekend say they want the Manitoba Government to tell them why. On Saturday, Manitoba public health loosened restrictions in most of the province, from level red COVID-19 lock down measures implemented in November. Retail businesses opened with non-essential items once again …

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Additional paid sick leave, eviction ban left out of Ontario’s latest coronavirus restrictions

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As the Ontario government announced a state of emergency and other measures aimed at slowing the increase in coronavirus cases, additional paid sick leave supports and a ban on residential evictions were noticeably excluded. “We have a stay-at-home order and a go-to-work order, which is going to be a …

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Education workers left out of child care provision during Ontario’s coronavirus lockdown: union

Education workers left out of child care provision during Ontario’s coronavirus lockdown: union

TORONTO — A union representing Ontario education workers says thousands of its members will be without child-care when they return to work on Monday. Elementary school classes will run remotely from Jan. 4 to Jan. 8 as part of a provincewide lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19. [ …

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‘Blursday’: Coronavirus restrictions left 54% of Canadians feeling isolated, poll says – National

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COVID-19 lockdowns, restrictions and physical distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic have left more than half of Canadians feeling lonely or isolated, according to a new Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News. “I think Blursday has set in,” Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos, said, referring to the term coined …

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Coronavirus: Slot machines in B.C.’s shuttered casinos have been left running for 10 months

Coronavirus: Slot machines in B.C.’s shuttered casinos have been left running for 10 months

While B.C.’s casinos have been shuttered for the better part of 10 months, thousands of slot machines across the province have remained powered up. Casinos were closed by provincial health order on March 16, but due to rules from the B.C. Lottery Corporation, they have been barred from turning …

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Postponed again: Moose Jaw, Sask., woman left waiting for cervical cancer surgery

Beth Racic waited four hours in a Moose Jaw hospital only to be told her surgery was being postponed.

A Moose Jaw, Sask., woman battling cervical cancer is learning the importance of advocating for herself in an overwhelmed health care system. Last week, Beth Racic waited around four hours for her surgery in Moose Jaw’s hospital, only to be turned away due to a lack of resources. “At …

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