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Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston arrested after illegal public gathering: police

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

Police say they’ve arrested Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston after he was found to have attended an illegal public gathering earlier Saturday. According to a statement from Calgary Police Service, the morning event that Johnston attended violated an Alberta Health Services order that placed “restrictions on organizers of …

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Manitoba education minister, deputy public health officer to hold COVID-19 update Saturday

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

Manitoba’s education minister Cliff Cullen and deputy chief provincial public health officer Dr. Jazz Atwal, are expected to host a joint news conference Saturday afternoon. The latest  COVID-19 address is being held over the phone for media outlets only at 1 p.m. In Saturday’s COVID-19 update, the province says …

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Alberta leadership responsible for protests against COVID-19 public health orders: expert

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

A criminologist says a recent court order that allows Alberta RCMP to arrest organizers of anti-lockdown rallies can limit or prevent future gatherings but does little to educate people who don’t believe in the COVID-19 pandemic. The injunction issued May 6 allows police, for the first time, to arrest …

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Getting AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was the right choice, Guelph’s public health unit says

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

The public health unit for the city of Guelph says those who received an Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made the right choice. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health released that reassuring message in a statement on Thursday, days after the province announced it was pausing the use of the vaccine. Read more: Ontario …

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COVID-19: Mixed messaging around AstraZeneca vaccine highlights public distrust, uncertainty

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

Mixed messaging around the AstraZeneca vaccine is leaving people in Saskatchewan with more questions than answers amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. For those who have already gotten their first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine, it’s unclear what to do next. Do you mix vaccines or stick with the same …

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Ottawa Public Health reports 83 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

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

Ottawa Public Health is reporting 83 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the second time in the course of a week daily case counts have been below 100. The latest daily increases come after OPH reported increases of 143 coronavirus cases on Sunday and 112 cases on Saturday. The number …

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Manitoba to announce changes to COVID-19 public health orders

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

Manitoba’s chief public health officer is expected to announce changes to the province’s COVID-19 public health orders Friday. Dr. Brent Roussin has scheduled a press conference for 6 p.m. Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: Manitoba ramps up 3rd wave preparations as ICUs …

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COVID-19: Toronto Public Health further limits in-person attendance in schools, educational settings

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

Health officials in Toronto have issued an order requiring schools and other educational settings to limit in-person attendance for most purposes, not just classes, in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Toronto Public Health says the order is meant to supplement the provincially mandated school closures and …

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More tickets issued in connection with Regina COVID-19 public health order protest

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

More tickets have been handed out in Regina for people found to have been disobeying Saskatchewan’s public health orders aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The Regina Police Service (RPS) said it monitored an anti-mask rally event protesting the public health orders with roughly 150 to 160 people …

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COVID-19: Public health reports 100K vaccinated in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph

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

Over 100,000 people in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph are now considered vaccinated, having received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccines. The exact number reported by public health on Monday morning is 100,414, which is an increase of 2,920 doses over what was last reported on Friday. Read more: Ford government …

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