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U.K. undecided over Pfizer’s offer to fast-track COVID-19 jabs for Olympians

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

LONDON (AP) — The British government is still deciding whether to accept an offer from Pfizer to fast-track Olympic and Paralympic athletes for COVID-19 vaccines. Jabs are only being given to Britons aged 38 or older — though this will be extended to those over 35 from next week …

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Feds to offer $740M relief package for airports amid COVID-19 restrictions 

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2021 6:26 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government is launching a basket of programs to bolster airports with hundreds of …

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Starbucks Canada to offer all employees 3 paid sick days amid COVID-19

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 10, 2021 3:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Starbucks is offering all its Canadian retail employees three temporary paid sick days from April 19 …

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Canadians companies offer freebies, discounts to customers vaccinated against COVID-19

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

Canadian companies are trying to move the needle on COVID-19 vaccinations with discounts and freebies for customers who show proof they’ve received their first dose. Insurers, food businesses and even tech companies are unveiling promotions aimed at convincing people to get the jab in exchange for savings and giveaways. …

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Stouffville community rallies together to offer COVID-19 vaccine at drive-thru clinic

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

A drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Stouffville is putting the pedal to the metal when it comes to getting shots in arms. A group of family doctors have been preparing since the fall, knowing they could leverage their skills and resources when the time came to vaccinate community members …

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U.K. will offer alternative to AstraZeneca shot to people under 40

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

People under 40 in Britain will not be given the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to extremely rare blood clots, the government said Friday. It said the change would not affect the goal of giving all U.K. adults at least one vaccine …

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Okanagan tourism operators offer ‘staycation’ incentives amid COVID-19 travel ban

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With B.C.’s travel ban keeping many would-be-tourists away from the Okanagan, local tourism operators are having to appeal to a different kind of clientele this season — the kind that doesn’t have to travel that far. “Everybody is learning to just kind of be creative and think outside of …

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Alberta won’t offer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to those aged 30+ yet due to supply

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Alberta will not be lowering the age eligibility for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at this time, despite new recommendations from Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization. Health Minister Tyler Shandro cited limited supply as the reason Alberta will not offer the vaccine beyond the 40-plus age group that is …

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Manitoba still looking to feds to offer paid sick leave program: Pallister

Manitoba still looking to feds to offer paid sick leave program: Pallister

Manitoba’s premier says he still believes the federal government should be providing a paid sick leave program after Ontario announced Thursday that it would do so for its workers. Premier Brian Pallister says he was hoping to see a paid sick leave program in the recent federal budget but …

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Durham Region municipalities offer clarity about Ontario’s new stay-at-home order – Durham

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As we all try to decipher how exactly Ontario’s new measures to fight COVID-19 work, local law enforcement is working on an action plan in how they fit in as well. But when it comes to how Durham’s police force responds, Dave Selby with DRPS says it’s pretty straightforward. …

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