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Canada’s New Benefit Will Give Students $1,250 A Month From May To August

New student jobs will also be created and student grants will be doubled! Help is finally on the way for students across the country! The new Canada Emergency Student Benefit will give more than a thousand dollars to students for four months. The first period starts on May 1. On April 22, …

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Canada’s new emergency benefit will pay students $1250 a month until August

Canada’s emergency benefit for students (CESB)  was just announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and it’s going to provide immediate help for students across the country. The plan will provide $1,250 a month from May to August for post-secondary students whose employment has been affected by the pandemic or whose prospects for future employment have been affected. Students …

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Someone did donuts in the middle of Yonge and Dundas last night

This week in acts of newsworthy d-baggery from the streets of Toronto, a group of stunt driving enthusiasts blocked off the intersection of Yonge and Dundas to film someone doing donuts. Video footage from the incident shows a black mustang spinning out in the normally jam-packed all-way pedestrian crossing. The car …

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Chicken plant in Canada shuts down after 28 employees test positive for COVID-19

A chicken processing plant in Canada has been forced to close after 28 employees tested positive for COVID-19. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) said that all employees at the United Poultry Company Ltd. in East Vancouver have been told to self-isolate following the discovery of an outbreak at the plant. VCH became …

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Metro says grocery sales spiked by $125 million in just two weeks during COVID-19

Montreal-based grocery chain Metro saw an increase $125 million worth of sales in the first two weeks of March alone, the company reported. Figures from the first quarter show an 25 per cent increase in same-store (stores that have been open longer than a year) sales during the four weeks leading up to …

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Tim Hortons mandates temperature checks and masks for employees

Also this week, the company will be rolling out thermometers to restaurant locations across the country. Temperature checks will be required for all team members, as well as anyone else who needs to go behind the counter, before they start a shift. “They’ll be asked if they’ve had a fever, cough, …

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Niagara Falls to glow white and blue to honour Nova Scotia shooting victims

Tonight, Niagara Falls will glow blue and white to honour the victims of the tragic shooting event that took place in Nova Scotia. The illumination will serve as a symbol of binational support for those affected and will run this evening, April 21, from 8 pm until midnight. “Niagara Falls …

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McDonald’s Canada Just Closed All Restaurants, Drive-Thru And Delivery

McDonald’s Canada, the one place where doors are normally open even when everything elseis closed , is shutting down across Canada starting today. The change will take into effect as of today . While takeout and eat-in dining is no longer available, customers also will not be able to use the …

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The death toll from the Nova Scotia shooting is now at 23

The death toll in the Nova Scotia shootings is now at 23, following an update on Tuesday afternoon. The Nova Scotia RCMP say that the updated number accounts for the shooter and 22 victims, including an RCMP officer, a teacher, a pregnant nurse, and a 17-year-old girl. Some of the victims were known …

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Canadians Will Have To Pay Much More For Beef

Canadian supply is the industry’s focus. Food is on everyone’s minds. From the beginning, people have been worried about running out of certain staples. However, the Prime Minister has said that a Canada beef shortage is not expected, although you might have to pay a little bit more. While taking …

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