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COVID-19: Bradford, Ont., restaurant charged for violating emergency order

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

A restaurant in Bradford, Ont., has been charged after police received a report of a group of people eating and being served inside on Thursday evening. Under Ontario’s current stay-at-home order, restaurants across the province must close for indoor and outdoor dining and may only provide takeout and/or delivery …

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COVID-19: Church of God in Aylmer, Ont., to be locked, pastor and church fined

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

A church in Aylmer, Ont., known for defying COVID-19 restrictions will be forced to temporarily lock its doors while the church itself, as well as its pastor and assistant pastor, face $48,000 in fines and $69,000 in legal costs. On Friday, Justice Bruce Thomas read his decision on a …

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COVID-19: Aylmer man, woman charged in March ‘freedom’ rally in London, Ont.

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

A 57-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman, both from Aylmer, Ont., are the latest to face charges in connection with an anti-lockdown rally in Victoria Park in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of London says its bylaw officers, with assistance from police in London and Aylmer, have …

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Church of God in Aylmer, Ont., returns to court following contempt ruling

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

A controversial church in Aylmer, Ont., will find out what penalty it faces when it returns to the Superior Court of Justice following a contempt ruling late last month. On April 30, Justice Bruce Thomas found the Church of God to be in contempt of his order directing the …

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COVID-19: London, Ont., region pivots from AstraZeneca to Moderna vaccines

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

The Middlesex-London Health Unit‘s medical officer of health is reassuring the public that if they chose to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, they “made the right choice.” Dr. Chris Mackie’s comments come a day after the province announced it was pausing the its use due to safety- and supply-related …

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COVID-19: London, Ont., businesses brace for potential stay-at-home order extension

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

Small businesses in London are once again forced to grapple with uncertainty as Ontarians await confirmation on whether or not the provincewide stay-at-home order will be extended. The order is set to expire on May 20, but sources informed Global News this week that the province is considering pushing …

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Community raising funds for London, Ont., nurse as family battles COVID-19 in hospital

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

Support is pouring in for a London, Ont., nurse amid National Nurses Week, as both her parents and her brother battle COVID-19 in hospital. A GoFundMe page is raising funds to support Amber*, who requested to not use her real name for privacy reasons. The nurse, who is in …

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London, Ont., Beer Store temporarily closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

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

The Beer Store located at 3069 Wonderland Rd. S. has temporarily closed for deep cleaning after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. In a release issued Saturday, the Beer Store said the employee’s last shift was May 2, and it is believed they contracted COVID-19 through community transmission and …

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2 charged following anti-mask, anti-lockdown protest in Collingwood, Ont.

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

Two people have been charged following an anti-mask and anti-lockdown protest that took place in Collingwood, Ont., on Saturday. This past weekend, police say demonstrators gathered in the area of First and Hurontario streets. Officers spoke with several people at the scene, most of whom they say were cooperative. …

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6 charged in weekend anti-lockdown protest in Cobourg, Ont.: police

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

Six tickets were issued following an anti-lockdown protest in Cobourg on Saturday afternoon. According to the Cobourg Police Service, officers attended outside Victoria Hall on King Street West, where a group of 10 people gathered to protest Ontario’s stay-at-home order and other public health protocols. Protests have been held …

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