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Dr. Hinshaw set to provide another COVID-19 update to Albertans Thursday afternoon

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In light of rising COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths and new restrictions put in place for a three-week period to help curb the spread, Alberta Health has been providing in-person updates every day this week. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Alberta’s chief medical officer …

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N.S. offers one-time grant for businesses ordered closed as a result of COVID-19 restrictions – Halifax

N.S. offers one-time grant for businesses ordered closed as a result of COVID-19 restrictions - Halifax

Nova Scotia businesses that have been ordered closed as a result of COVID-19 restrictions may now be able to receive support from the provincial government. Nova Scotia officials announced on Thursday a one-time grant for businesses in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and Hants County. The goal, according to …

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Scott Thompson: In a post-coronavirus world, our priorities need to change – Hamilton

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This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped a bomb on Canadians while attempting to make it sound like it was everyday information everyone already knew. Reporters at a news conference asked the PM why those in the United States would be starting their COVID-19 vaccination rollout by early December, …

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Will Ottawa get its money back on Trans Mountain? CER report raises fresh questions

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A recent report by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) is causing quite a stir. The analysis, released on Tuesday, projects the growth of Canada’s oil export supplies flattening out through 2050 if the world continues to strengthen action on climate change. That scenario is raising questions about whether Ottawa, …

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Burlington hospital managing COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga long-term care home

Burlington hospital managing COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga long-term care home

Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) has temporarily taken over management of a Mississauga long-term care (LTC) home in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak that has claimed 18 lives. Ontario’s Ministry of Long-Term Care issued a mandatory management order on Wednesday for Tyndall Seniors Village on Eglinton East Avenue …

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Quebec calf farmers seek emergency cash relief to offset COVID-19 losses – Montreal

Annual inflation rate virtually flat in July at 0.1% - National

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 26, 2020 8:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Milk-fed calf farmers are asking for emergency assistance from the Quebec government after …

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Holiday air travel: the stats and the advice against it – Winnipeg

Holiday air travel: the stats and the advice against it - Winnipeg

Airport check-ins look much different now when arriving at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. Masks, temperature checks and questionnaires on COVID-19 symptoms are required when navigating through the terminal. The airline and travel industry have taken a major hit this year with domestic and international flyers. “It’s really …

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‘Playing with fire’: How politicians can perpetuate baseless conspiracy theories – National

‘Playing with fire’: How politicians can perpetuate baseless conspiracy theories - National

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre took to social media this week with repeated messages to “#StopTheGreatReset.” He says he’s simply criticizing comments Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made in a speech at the United Nations and an associated World Economic Forum document, but the terminology of a “Great Reset” has been co-opted …

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Lethbridge businesses react to new COVID-19 restrictions – Lethbridge

Lethbridge businesses react to new COVID-19 restrictions - Lethbridge

As local businesses try to navigate new COVID-19 restrictions, one store owner said she’d rather endure the restrictions than close down her shop. “The limit capacity going into our busiest sale season is a little bit hard, but I’d rather be able to be open and have that happen,” …

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New LifeLabs antibody test announced for British Columbians

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For British Columbians who have been feeling under the weather over the last few months but were never tested for COVID-19, there’s now a way to find out if they’ve had the novel coronavirus. LifeLabs is offering an antibody, or serology, test for $75. Read more: Canada secures 26K …

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