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Community powering through as outage continues in parts of Beechy, Sask., surrounding area

Natalie Braun’s children outside after being hit with a massive storm earlier in the week.

Beechy is one of several Saskatchewan communities that is still waiting for power to fully come back following wind and snowstorms earlier in the week. Natalie Braun is a Beechy resident and said the community has been hit pretty hard. Read more: Winter storm wreaks havoc throughout southern Saskatchewan …

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Nunavut to start lifting coronavirus lockdown in most parts of territory

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Nunavut is to start lifting a two-week lockdown on Wednesday as more people infected with COVID-19 recover. The lockdown that shuttered all schools and non-essential businesses was put in place on Nov. 18 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus that first appeared in the territory early this …

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England, parts of Italy return to coronavirus lockdown – National

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Several European countries have reintroduced lockdown measures and other restrictions as new coronavirus infections surge across the continent. British lawmakers approved a month-long lockdown in England, voting on Wednesday in favour of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to try to prevent COVID-19 — the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the …

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1,827 more diagnosed with coronavirus in Canada amid surges in parts of the country – National

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Canada added 1,827 more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 197,941. Provincial and territorial health authorities said 13 more people had died from the virus, although those numbers are incomplete as British Columbia, Alberta, Prince Edward Island and all …

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Saskatchewan will shut down parts of economy should daily COVID-19 cases continue to rise

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A shutdown of some Saskatchewan sectors is looming if daily COVID-19 cases continue to rise, says the province’s chief medical health officer. “Those are not easy decisions for any jurisdiction to have to do that. Livelihoods are affected, but we are evaluating the impact (new cases) have,” Dr. Saqib …

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Social gathering restrictions will expand to other parts of Ontario, Doug Ford says

Social gathering restrictions will expand to other parts of Ontario, Doug Ford says

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford says newly announced restrictions on social gatherings in three provincial virus hot spots will be expanded to other areas of Ontario. Ford says some mayors and regional medical officers of health have indicated they would also like to see the rules applied to their …

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With new coronavirus cases daily, experts worry parts of Ontario are reopening too fast – National

With new coronavirus cases daily, experts worry parts of Ontario are reopening too fast - National

Ontario is moving forward with its reopening process, as Toronto and Peel Region are entering Stage 2 on June 24. Most of Ontario entered Stage 2 on June 12, which includes the reopening of hair salons, restaurant patios and swimming pools. Only the Windsor-Essex region will remain in Stage 1 …

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Quebec government walking back parts of economic restart bill as criticism grows – Montreal

Quebec government walking back parts of economic restart bill as criticism grows - Montreal

Quebec’s auditor general told MNAs at the province’s legislature on Wednesday she is worried that Bill 61, the government’s bill to restart the economy during the novel coronavirus crisis, would trample reforms made after the Charbonneau Commission. “I am extremely worried (about accountability),” said Guylaine Leclerc. In question period, Liberal …

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Richmond, B.C., looking at making parts of Steveston Village car-free for the summer – BC

In this option, Bayview St would be one way, as well as No. 1 Rd and 3rd Ave. Credit: City of Richmond

Parts of Richmond’s Steveston Village could be car-free this summer, or at least one-way. The idea is to make more room for pedestrians, and allow shops to spill out onto the street. The city has two options: make three blocks along Moncton Street car-free, or make Bayview Street along the …

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Plans to use coronavirus contact-tracing apps in parts of Europe facing setbacks – National

Plans to use coronavirus contact-tracing apps in parts of Europe facing setbacks - National

Doubts were growing on Thursday over whether ambitious plans by European governments to use contact-tracing apps to fight the spread of the coronavirus will be able to be implemented with any real effectiveness soon. In contrast, there appeared to be some movement forward in the sprint to find a vaccine …

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