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April 2021: A Quick Glance at Unemployment Rates Across Canada

National employment numbers for April from Statistics Canada, at a glance A quick look at Canada’s April employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate:… Read more »

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COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up Clinics For 18+ Residents of Hot Spot Areas in Ajax & Pickering **Updated**

Durham Region Health Department announced April 23rd that it will start operating walk-in and rotating pop-up hot spot clinics at various locations in the Ajax and Pickering hot spot postal code areas of L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z in addition to the fixed L1S pop-up hot spot clinic located at Ajax Community Centre.

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Toronto Catholic School Board Votes to Recognize Pride Month

The Toronto Catholic District School Board says it will celebrate Pride Month every June, starting this year. The board’s trustees voted in favour of proclaiming Pride Month… Read more »

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Alberta’s Top Doctor Says ‘Very Likely’ COVID-19 Vaccine Interval to Be Shortened

  Alberta’s top doctor says it’s very likely that second doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be offered within less than four months of the first as supplies… Read more »

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Saskatchewan to Begin Vaccinating Children 12 and Older by End of School Year

Children aged 12 and older are being included in Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccination plan. The moves comes after Health Canada approved yesterday the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children aged… Read more »

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No Tickets, Charges Issued in Quebec for Travellers Violating Hotel Quarantine Order

Quebec’s public prosecutions bureau says it hasn’t issued tickets or filed criminal charges for violations of the national health order requiring travellers arriving in Canada to quarantine… Read more »

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Quebec to Fully Vaccinate Youth Aged 12 to 17 by September, Health Minister Says

  Quebec youth between the age of 12 and 17 will be offered a first dose of COVID-19 by the end of June and will be fully… Read more »

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Family Looking For Answers: Woman With Vaccine Side-Effects Died of Blood Clot

Wilf Lowenberg says his longtime family friend might still be alive had a hospital emergency department taken her side-effects from a COVID-19 shot more seriously. Lisa Stonehouse’s… Read more »

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Dream in High Park: Canadian Stage Reveals Bold & Dynamic 2021 Outdoor Summer Programming

Were you wondering whether you will be able to watch Shakespeare in High Park under the summer sky this year? Then, we have fantastic news. Presented as… Read more »

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Politically Sensitive ‘Made In Israel’ Wine-labelling Case Sent Back to Food Agency

A finding that wine from the West Bank can be labelled as a product of Israel was not reasoned properly and should now be thrashed out again,… Read more »

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N.L. in Financial Crisis of Its Own Making, Time to Rein in Public Spending: Report

The financial crisis facing Newfoundland and Labrador puts the province at risk of being unable to pay public sector salaries and keep hospitals running, a government task… Read more »

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Give Health Care Workers Second Dose, Groups Urge Ontario Government

Thousands of health-care workers need to be prioritized for full immunization from COVID-19 as they work with patients hospitalized with the deadly virus, say groups representing them…. Read more »

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Toronto District School Board Sues City, Province, Police Over Destroyed High School

The Toronto District School Board is suing after a high school was destroyed by fire two years ago. Legal documents show the board wants $90 million in… Read more »

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More Groups Including All 50+Eligible to Book COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Today in Ontario

  People aged 50 and older across Ontario are among a number of new groups who can book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment starting today. The province announced… Read more »

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B.C.’s Dr. Henry Says Province Looking to Provide Vaccines to Youth 12 Years to 17

British Columbia is considering running COVID-19 immunization clinics in public schools before the end of the school year now that Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine… Read more »

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Grizzly Attacks B.C. Man on His Property, Dogs Escape Injury

A man out for a walk with his dogs has survived an attack by a grizzly bear on his property in British Columbia’s southern interior. Conservation officer… Read more »

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‘Like a Flash Fire:’ Rabbit Owners Warned About Outbreak of Deadly Disease in Alberta

Janice Romick could see it coming. The rabbit breeder for 40 years in Cold Lake, Alta., says she saw the writing on the wall before a deadly… Read more »

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Select Pharmacies in Durham, Hamilton, Ottawa, Windsor-Essex and York to Offer Moderna Vaccines to 18+ in Hot Spots

Ontario government has announced that up to 60 pharmacies in Ontario will offer Moderna vaccine to those of ages 18 and above in Ontario hot spots. The… Read more »

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Get Tim Hortons’ DIY Dream Donut Kits For Mother’s Day

Need more ideas on how to celebrate Mother’s Day in the times of COVID-19? Tim Hortons is offering DIY Mother’s Day donut kits at participating restaurants across… Read more »

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Manitoba Plans to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine to Anyone 12 and Up by May 21

Manitoba plans to offer COVID-19 vaccines to people as young as 12. The move follows approval by Health Canada today for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be used… Read more »

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Ontario Expects 65% of Adults to Have First COVID-19 Vaccine Dose by End of May

Ontario says it’s on track to administer first COVID-19 vaccine doses to 65 per cent of adults in the province by the end of May. The province… Read more »

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COVID-19 Rules Against Large Gatherings Force PNE to Cancel 2021 Exhibition

The Pacific National Exhibition says ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have forced the cancellation of the annual fair for a second year in a row. A statement from… Read more »

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Alberta to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Those Aged 30+ Starting May 6th, 12+ Starting May 10th

Alberta government has announced that everyone in the province over the age of 12 can soon receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Premier Jason Kenney says this means 3.8… Read more »

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Pfizer Shot Approved for Kids 12 and up, Alberta to Offer Vaccine to Children

Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 12 and up on Wednesday, prompting Alberta to announce it would offer the shot to kids in that age… Read more »