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Doc takes to TikTok to spread mask message to youth – Winnipeg

Doc takes to TikTok to spread mask message to youth - Winnipeg

A past-president of the Canadian Medical Association is trying to reach out to the widest possible audience to spread the word about COVID-19, so she’s taken an unusual approach to encourage younger Manitobans to wear masks. Dr. Gigi Osler said she’s begun using social media platform TikTok to spread …

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Quebec reports 1,102 new coronavirus cases as pandemic takes hold

Quebec reports 1,102 new coronavirus cases as pandemic takes hold

Quebec is clocking 1,102 new cases of the novel coronavirus as the upward trend continues ahead of Thanksgiving weekend. The caseload has reached 84,094 as of Friday. Health authorities say there have been more than 67,000 recoveries. The province also reported 22 more deaths linked to COVID-19, the disease …

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New UBC documentary takes us into the heart of the PPE crisis in the U.S.

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From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world have been scrambling to obtain enough personal protective equipment for front-line health-care workers. America’s Medical Supply Crisis, a new documentary produced in part by the University of British Columbia’s Global Reporting Centre, looks at the critical shortage …

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Quebec reports 750 new coronavirus cases as pandemic takes hold

Quebec reports 750 new coronavirus cases as pandemic takes hold

Quebec is reporting 750 new infections of the novel coronavirus Monday as the pandemic once again takes hold in the province. The caseload stands at 72,651, which is the highest in Canada. There have been more than 61,000 recoveries to date. One additional death linked to COVID-19, the disease …

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A look at what it takes to get athletes through a disaster like COVID-19

A look at what it takes to get athletes through a disaster like COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic saw the Canadian Olympic Committee be quick to put together a mental health task force to help its athletes get through the crisis and stay ready for the postponed games. In the first meeting, the members of the task force were given a graph outlining the …

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Vernon pipe band takes practice on the road to entertain seniors during pandemic – Okanagan

Vernon pipe band takes practice on the road to entertain seniors during pandemic - Okanagan

For the last several months residents at Vernon seniors homes have been treated to music courtesy of the Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band. Like others with musical gifts, the band has been using their talents to entertain seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2:06 Seniors ‘deteriorating’: Family members dissatisfied with new …

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Nova Scotia mandatory masks rule takes effect Friday – Halifax

Nova Scotia mandatory masks rule takes effect Friday - Halifax

As of Friday, mandatory masks will be required in indoor public places in Nova Scotia, in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus as the province reopens. This includes retail businesses, shopping centres, restaurants and bars, places of worship, event and conference centres as well as common …

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B.C.’s top doctor takes your questions in Global News Facebook Live Q&A

B.C.’s top doctor takes your questions in Global News Facebook Live Q&A

Despite more and more businesses reopening under the COVID-19 pandemic in B.C., many questions remain about how to continue to prevent the spread of the virus. Some ICBC road tests are resuming, movie theatres are restarting screenings, and non-essential visits are finally being allowed at long-term care homes. But uncertainty …

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‘It’s not business as usual’: Montreal jazz fest takes performances online due to coronavirus – Montreal

‘It’s not business as usual’: Montreal jazz fest takes performances online due to coronavirus - Montreal

This year’s edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival may have given music fans a glimpse into how they’ll be attending performances for the next little while. After cancelling what would have been the 41st edition of the festival in April, the festival held online shows through Facebook from Saturday …

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SARCAN takes in 21M containers, pays out $2.5M since reopening

SARCAN takes in 21M containers, pays out $2.5M since reopening

After closing its recycling network due to the novel coronavirus pandemic on March 21, SARCAN has reopened its doors to overwhelming lineups in Saskatchewan. SARCAN spokesperson Sean Homenick said that between reopening to bulk customers on June 8 to the end of June 20, they’ve taken in 21 million containers and paid …

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