Positive COVID-19 tests lead to postponed matches at World Men’s Curling Championship in Calgary: officials

Positive COVID-19 tests lead to postponed matches at World Men’s Curling Championship in Calgary: officials

All matches at the World Men’s Curling Championship taking place in Calgary are being postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests, Curling Canada said late Friday night.In a news release, the sporting body said it is following the COVID-19 response

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Canada shatters single-day COVID-19 case record with over 9K new infections – National

Canada shatters single-day COVID-19 case record with over 9K new infections - National

The number of new COVID-19 cases across Canada hit a new all-time record Friday, surpassing 9,000 for the first time since the pandemic began.The 9,255 new infections came as provinces grapple with the spread of multiple, more transmissible variants

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Longo’s brings back temporary wage bump amid Ontario COVID-19 lockdown

Longo’s brings back temporary wage bump amid Ontario COVID-19 lockdown

Grocery chain Longo’s says it will be bringing back a temporary wage bump for its front-line workers. Read more: Loblaws, Metro to end COVID-19 wage top-up for employees The Ontario-based chain’s decision, which tacks another $2 per hour for

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PM Trudeau warns young Canadians they can get sick ‘very quickly’ as variants surge – National

Ontario reports nearly 2,300 new coronavirus, highest number of tests processed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is issuing a warning to young people as new COVID-19 variants continue to blanket the country, spreading quickly and sending younger Canadians into ICUs.His comments come as COVID-19 cases continue to spike upwards, with nearly

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Prince Philip: With no governor general, who from Canada might attend a royal funeral? – National

Prince Philip: With no governor general, who from Canada might attend a royal funeral? - National

The combination of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s current lack of a governor general means it is not yet clear who might attend a funeral or memorial for Prince Philip — or any other royal who might

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COVID-19 cases rose as Canadians spent more time outside their homes: study – National

COVID-19 cases rose as Canadians spent more time outside their homes: study - National

COVID-19 cases rose as Canadians spent more time outside their homes over the past year, but warmer weather saw lower growth rates of infections, according to a new study that tracked people’s movement using cell phone data.Peer-reviewed research published

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Canada’s oil sands need workers, but face complications due to COVID-19 surge

Canada’s oil sands need workers, but face complications due to COVID-19 surge

Canada’s oil sands are entering their busiest season for annual maintenance, bringing thousands of extra workers onto sites, but union officials say many members are reluctant to travel as a third wave of COVID-19 surges across the country.“It’s absolutely

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COVID-19 opened ‘window of political opportunity’ to implement national childcare: Freeland – National

COVID-19 opened ‘window of political opportunity’ to implement national childcare: Freeland - National

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday stressed the importance of childcare and early education, saying that the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a “window of political opportunity” to tackle Canada’s lack of a national childcare plan.Freeland, who

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RBC giving staff an extra day off this year as workers feel ‘more exhausted’ – National

RBC giving staff an extra day off this year as workers feel ‘more exhausted’ - National

Royal Bank of Canada is giving staff an extra day off this year as workers report feeling more burnt out than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.“Many of you have told us you’re feeling more exhausted now than

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Some U.S. areas stop using J&J COVID-19 vaccine after ‘adverse reaction’ reports – National

A look at the difference between COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and effectiveness - National

Following the shutdown of a mass vaccination site in Colorado after 11 people reported “adverse reactions” to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 jab, a county in North Carolina also paused its use on Thursday.The decision came “out of an

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