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Windsor health official defends move to close greenhouse over COVID-19 outbreak

Windsor health official defends move to close greenhouse over COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO – Windsor’s medical officer of health is defending his decision to order a work stoppage at a local greenhouse with a COVID-19 outbreak. Dr. Wajid Ahmed says he issued the public health order requiring the isolation of workers to protect them from the virus. He made the decision after …

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Okanagan residents still celebrating Canada Day despite official cancellation – Okanagan

Okanagan residents still celebrating Canada Day despite official cancellation - Okanagan

Canada Day in Kelowna is typically a huge celebration that draws thousands to the downtown core with live music, various activities for kids and the grand celebration of fireworks. However, this year, celebrations are cancelled due to COVID-19. Related News “It’s definitely going to have a different feel …

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Trump to expand work visa ban amid coronavirus: official

Trump to expand work visa ban amid coronavirus: official

U.S. President Donald Trump will expand an existing visa ban to include certain non-immigrant work visas as part of a move to protect U.S. workers amid the economic devastation tied to the coronavirus pandemic, a senior administration official said on Monday. Trump will block the entry of foreign workers on …

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Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday with scaled-down ceremony amid COVID-19 – National

Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday with scaled-down ceremony amid COVID-19 - National

By Staff Reuters Posted June 13, 2020 8:41 am Updated June 13, 2020 8:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Queen Elizabeth viewed a socially-distanced military ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday on …

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Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday with scaled-down ceremony amid COVID-19 – National

Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday with scaled-down ceremony amid COVID-19 - National

By Staff Reuters Posted June 13, 2020 8:41 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Queen Elizabeth viewed a socially-distanced military ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday on Saturday, after the coronavirus pandemic forced …

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‘Zero indication’ military spending will be cut amid COVID-19, defence official says – National

‘Zero indication’ military spending will be cut amid COVID-19, defence official says - National

The Defence Department’s top civilian official is touting the importance of continued investments in the Canadian Armed Forces, and says she has received no indications the Liberal government is planning to cut spending because of the COVID-19 crisis. The comments by Defence Department deputy minister Jody Thomas come amid questions …

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Australia on track to be largely rid of coronavirus by July, official says – National

Australia on track to be largely rid of coronavirus by July, official says - National

Australia is on course to have largely eradicated the coronavirus by July, a public health official said on Wednesday, as the country’s most populous state announced the removal of restrictions on community sports. “Our view has been that we had hoped that by June/July that we would see coronavirus largely disappearing …

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Health official on P.E.I. raises concern about large protests spreading COVID-19 

Health official on P.E.I. raises concern about large protests spreading COVID-19 

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 9, 2020 12:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island’s chief medical officer of health says she’s concerned large protests and other mass gatherings could lead to …

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Lethbridge gym owner backtracks, won’t reopen June 1 against official health protocols

Lethbridge gym owner backtracks, won’t reopen June 1 against official health protocols

The owner of a Lethbridge gym who said he would resume classes at the facility on June 1 regardless of provincial health orders has announced he is now delaying the reopening. A post on the Canadian Martial Arts Centre Facebook page from Wednesday evening says Lee Mein met with Alberta …

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Lethbridge gym to open June 1 against official health protocols – Lethbridge

Lethbridge gym to open June 1 against official health protocols - Lethbridge

A Lethbridge businessman says he’s opening back up, even if the province says he can’t. “We already have cleaning protocols in place. We clean the mats daily, we disinfect everything after it’s used,” said Lee Mein. Mein said he plans to fully reopen the Canadian Martial Arts Centre in Lethbridge …

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