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Parts of Ontario could go back to Stage 1 in targeted hotspot closures: top doctor

Ontario’s top doctor said that parts of the province could go back to Stage 1 in targeted closures for hotspots to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. On Thursday, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams said that going back to previous stages is not as simple as it …

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Survivors Of The Tragic Jasper Icefeild Bus Crash Launch A $17M lawsuit

“The pain that I go through every day, it’s not easy.” A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of seven people that were injured or killed by the Jasper Icefield bus crash in July. The suit claims the company and driver were reckless and didn’t ensure passenger safety, according to a …

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Shoppers Drug Mart reports 9 cases of COVID-19 among employees in Toronto

A handful of Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Toronto have reported new COVID-19 infections among staff in recent days, adding to the growing list of bars, restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers that have seen outbreaks of COVID-19 as case numbers escalate across the province. According to the most recent data from Loblaw Companies Limited, nine of the …

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Ontario temporarily raising wages for personal support workers

The Ontario government is investing $461 million to temporarily increase wages for personal support workers (PSWs) starting today. On Thursday, Premier Doug Ford announced that over 147,000 PSWs in the home and community care, long-term care, public hospitals, and social services sectors will get a $3 per hour increase. “We …

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A Bear On The Loose Was Reported In The GTA Only For Police To Discover It Was A Beaver

“Bear with me,  it was a beaver.” A hilarious case of mistaken identity had Peel Police officers in Mississauga searching for bears last night.   Peel Regional Police received reports on Wednesday evening that two small bearshad been spotted near a Mississauga conservation area. The animals were reportedly in the area of Old Derry Road …

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Canada’s Travel Ban Has Been Extended & Non-Residents Are Still Not Allowed To Visit

In an update shared on September 30, Public Safety Canada confirmed that Canada’s travel ban had been extended even further. The notice, shared via Twitter, said that travel restrictions into the country would be continued until at least October 31. This extended restriction applies to anyone entering Canada from a country other than the …

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This is what fall colours look like in Canada right now

Fall colours in Canada for 2020 are almost at their best right now so it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and take in the changing of the leaves. View this post on Instagram Peak fall colours in the Qu’Apelle valley. 🍂 —— #ExploreSask #ExploreCanada A post shared by ➡️ …

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There’s a tree growing on a log in the middle of a lake in Canada

This tree on the lake is a natural wonder; the little sprout is perched atop a log in the middle of the serene waters of Fairy Lake, relying solely on the wood for nutrients. Each year, tourists, boaters and hikers visit the B.C. lake for a chance to glimpse the …

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Pesky midges have taken over Toronto again

If your home has been inundated with little annoying flies in recent days, you’re definitely not alone, because it’s midge season once again in Toronto. Anyone else in Toronto have midges all over the place the last couple days? Can't keep them out of my house. Literally Hoovering them by the …

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Health Canada Just Approved A New COVID-19 Test That Gives You Results In 15 Minutes

There’s a new test on the block. Health Canada has given the green light to a rapid COVID-19 testing device that can produce results in just 15 minutes. The latest diagnostic tool called ID NOW COVID-19 was added to the authorized medical devices list on September 30.  The big yes comes one …

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