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TORONTO Royal Canadian Legion branches are adapting their services to support veterans during the COVID 19 pandemic, even as the national organization warns financial pressures could result in...
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VANCOUVER The new coronavirus has spawned an increase in online and telephone crime, targeting anxious Canadians who are self isolating at home in front of their computers, experts...
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That s when they begin the monumental task of delivering on historic federal benefits meant to mitigate the disastrous economic effects of the COVID 19 pandemic. Normally at tax time the...
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EDMONTON—Alberta’s chief medical officer is warning of prescription dispensing abuse for drugs that are possibly, but not conclusively, linked to fighting COVID 19. “I know we are all concerned about COVID 19, and...
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PRINCE ALBERT, SASK.—A man in Saskatchewan has been charged with the killings over the weekend of his parents and young son, police say. Nathaniel Kenneth Carrier faces three counts of...
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Ontario’s colleges and universities are running online courses and handing out alternate projects or take home exams to replace traditional exams as they deal with the COVID 19 pandemic. And they have...
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The Regina Police Service is encouraging people to use their new 24 hour phone line to report people who are not obeying the province’s public health order during the COVID 19 pandemic....
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An outbreak of COVID 19 among migrant farm workers in British Columbia is a reminder that Canadian farmers have to take every measure possible to prevent the spread of the deadly...
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A+ Gloves, specific face masks and medical gowns are all classified as personal protective equipment PPE used by frontline heath care workers like doctors and nurses right now to help...
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VICTORIA—British Columbia’s provincial health officer says wearing homemade or non medical masks may prevent people from spreading droplets that cause COVID 19 , but wearing a mask likely does little to protect...
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TORONTO An Ontario woman said she stood outside a Bobcaygeon, Ont. nursing home window on Monday, hoping to say goodbye to her mother who was exhibiting symptoms...
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On Wednesday, Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit reported the three deaths in the county, all residents at a long term care home in Hagersville. Trending Stories Public health said two were COVID 19 deaths...
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A+ The COVID 19 outbreak has forced the closures of schools in Quebec and universities have since moved classes online. At Concordia University, exams have also been changed to an online format....
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A+ On March 25, the City of Toronto announced it will begin closing and taping off all public parks and playgrounds in an effort to help stop the spread of...
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When A.B. hears people complain about being stuck indoors, she says she doesn’t care where she is — if only it were with her child. But for nearly two weeks,...
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A+ During this p andemic , finding distractions can be difficult. Experts say caring for a pet can help fill part of the void that’s left from the loss of...
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TORONTO Several police services in Ontario have clarified that they are not issuing tickets to vehicles where there is more than one passenger. Questions around vehicle occupancy...
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A+ Saskatchewan Provincial Parks will remain closed for the foreseeable future as the government continues to respond to the COVID 19 pandemic . Campsite reservations were scheduled to open on April...
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A+ A young man drove himself to hospital with minor injuries after a shooting near Carleton University on Wednesday afternoon, Ottawa police say. The incident happened at around 2 p.m....
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Officers say an Indigenous social media group also received a comment from a person about intentionally spreading the virus to Indigenous people. The post was reported to police by elders...