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Eid during COVID-19: How Muslims in Halifax are celebrating while in lockdown

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

Many in Nova Scotia’s Islamic community are choosing to fill their day with love and joy as they start celebrating Eid al-Fitr during a time of strict restrictions due to COVID-19. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and prayer. It’s a time for family …

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COVID-19: 4 tickets issued for anti-lockdown protest in Peterborough, 1 for large gathering at park

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

Police in Peterborough issued five tickets under the Reopening Ontario Act on the weekend. According to the Peterborough Police Service, four tickets were issued under the Reopening Ontario Act for an anti-lockdown protest held on Saturday, May 8 at Confederation Square. The protests have been held each Saturday. Police …

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India COVID-19 cases continue to surge as calls for national lockdown grow

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

Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country. The 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths reported by the health ministry were off a little from recent …

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Businesses frustrated with Manitoba’s 3rd round of closures

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

A number of Manitoba businesses are being forced to close for a third time since the coronavirus pandemic began last spring and some have had enough. Under the new rules, which go into effect Sunday morning, restaurants, bars, and patios will be closed to in-person dining, and gyms, fitness …

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City of Winnipeg to close facilities, suspend programming amid May COVID-19 lockdown

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

The City of Winnipeg is responding to the latest COVID-19 provincial health orders by suspending Leisure Guide programming and closing the doors of city-owned facilities. Gyms, indoor pools, arenas and libraries owned by the City of Winnipeg closed after regular operations Friday night. Read more: Manitoba tightens COVID-19 restrictions, …

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Nova Scotia offers extra $12 million to businesses hit by latest COVID-19 lockdown

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 4, 2021 1:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Nova Scotia is offering more than $12 million in additional support to businesses hit by …

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India’s COVID-19 cases near 20 million as experts urge national lockdown

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

India reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus infections for a 12th straight day on Monday to take its overall number of cases to just shy of 20 million, as scientists predicted a peak in the pandemic in the coming days. With 368,147 new cases over the past 24 hours, India’s total …

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Winnipeg doctor will be ‘surprised’ if new restrictions aren’t implemented soon

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

The Winnipeg ICU doctor who warned of Manitoba’s third wave back in March is expecting coronavirus cases to keep climbing and says another lockdown is the best way to stop the trend. Dr. Anand Kumar, an infectious disease expert and critical care specialist, said hospitals are dreading another surge. …

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17 ticketed for large gatherings in Halifax as province reports record-breaking COVID-19 cases

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

Police in Halifax handed out 17 tickets — with a $2,000 fine each — on Saturday night for people gathering in large groups during lockdown. Halifax Regional Police said they responded to three separate noise complaints. Read more: Nova Scotia reports record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19 The first was …

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India’s daily COVID-19 deaths break records at over 3K as another state imposes lockdown

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

India’s new coronavirus cases dipped marginally on Sunday but deaths from COVID-19 jumped by a record 3,689, with one more state going into lockdown as the nation’s creaky healthcare system is unable to cope with the massive caseload. Authorities reported 392,488 new cases in the previous 24 hours, pushing …

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