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The COVID-19 Pandemic Could Last Up To 2 Years, Warn Ontario Health Staff

The province has just laid bare the potential impact of the novel coronavirus. Health staff just released their most recent statistical predictions and it looks like this pandemic is far from over. During a news conference at Queen’s Park on April 3, Dr. Peter Donnelly, the president and CEO of …

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All Cannabis stores In Canada Are Going To Be Closed Due To Coronavirus

Cannabis stores are officially close all across Canada in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. On Tuesday, David Klein announced that it will close all of cannabis stores in Ontario,Newfoundland and Labrador,Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia,Manitoba,Nunavut, effective Wednesday. CEO David Klein said, “We have a responsibility …

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Uber Will No Longer Offer Rides In Canada

Uber will no longer offer rides in Canada to limit the spread of coronavirus. Uber will not be able to continue to offer its food delivery service, UberEats. But will offer its drivers two weeks of financial assistance for any employees diagnosed with COVID-19 that have to go into isolation for two weeks. Starting …

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How coronavirus in Canada compares to other countries as of April 2

Canada hit 10,000 known cases of COVID-19 in the early hours of Thursday, April 2 — two weeks after we saw our 600th case back on Wednesday, March 18. That was also when we started gauging where we’re at in comparison to other affected countries. In that first article, we found …

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67% of Canada’s coronavirus cases are now attributed to community transmission

As the federal government continues to release the latest information about Canada’s COVID-19 cases — of which there are now more than 11,000 — via detailed epidemiological summaries and reports, one changing statistic has been particularly concerning: the proportion of infections caused by community spread. As of April 2, a whopping 67 per cent of the …

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Shoppers Drug Mart Just Closed All The Stores In Canada

Shopper Drug Mart , the one place where doors are normally open even when everything else is closed, is shutting down across Canada. The change will take into effect as of Today . Retail workers are put in a very risky position right now. The spread of COVID-19 in Canada has …

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Canadians Can Now Be Fined $6000 For Walking Too Close To Each Other

The prime minister of Canada signed a new bylaw allowing a fine of up to $5,000 for two or more people who do not stand two meters apart in parks and public squares, enforcing physical distancing. This would not apply to anyone living in the same household, and the new bylaw …

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Canada just received more than 11 million masks to fight COVID-19

Canada has received more than 11 million new masks to help fight COVID-19, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Speaking outside of Rideau Cottage in what is becoming Canada’s must-see daily event, Trudeau revealed that one million masks arrived at a warehouse in Hamilton, Ont., yesterday. Trudeau confirmed that the government …

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More than 1,600 people in Canada have recovered from COVID-19 so far

Being bombarded with incessant updates about new coronavirus cases and deaths across the country is disconcerting — as it should be, especially when people refuse to follow social distancing rules — but there is also a fair share of less-heavy news coming from the global pandemic. From uplifting stories of people maintaining their sense …

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