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Passover, Good Friday & Easter Live Stream Services Available on YouTube

Google Canada has released a list of YouTube channels of churches and synagogues live streaming seders and festival services throughout the week. PASSOVER Synagogues are offering many… Read more »

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COVID-19 Snapshot: Growth of Canada’s Cases Over Time

Canada reported its first case of COVID-19 or Wuhan Novel Coronavirus as it was then called on Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. British Columbia followed with… Read more »

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Alberta Releases COVID-19 Modelling Data Which Projected 800,000 to One Million Infections

Alberta has released the modelling projections for COVID-19. Alberta Health’s modelling projections indicate total cases range from 800,000 to one million infections, from mild and undiagnosed to… Read more »

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Edmonton Opens Select Roads for Walking and Cycling

The City of Edmonton is adjusting two roads in busy and densely populated areas to provide more space to pedestrians and cyclists so that Edmontonians can effectively… Read more »

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Maple Leaf Foods Closes Brampton Plant After Three Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

Maple Leaf Foods has announced that it is suspending operations in its Poultry plant in Brampton, Ontario, as three employees have tested positive for COVID-19. Maple Leafs… Read more »

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Alberta Health Projects Between 400 and 6,600 COVID-19 Deaths

Today, Premier Jason Kenney shared two separate projections from Alberta Health Services on the possible impact of COVID-19 in the province – a probable scenario, and an… Read more »

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Don’t Miss This Year’s Super Pink Full Moon – The Brightest Full Moon of 2020

This year’s biggest moon or a super moon is set to appear on April 7th, 2020. A super moon is a full moon that occurs when the… Read more »

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Set Up CRA Direct Deposit Through Your Bank’s Website To Speed Up Access to CERB Funds

Canadian Bankers Association announced that Banks in Canada are working collaboratively with the Government of Canada to offer online enrollment of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) direct deposit…. Read more »

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Justin Trudeau Announces $100 Million for Urgent Food Needs of Vulnerable Canadians

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has announced an investment of $100 million to improve access to food for Canadians facing social, economic, and health impacts of the… Read more »

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White House Tells 3M to Cease Shipping N95 Masks to Canada and Other Countries Under Defense Production Act

Yesterday, the United States formally invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) that required U.S companies to prioritize orders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As per… Read more »

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April 2: Alberta Reports 96 New Cases and 2 Deaths; Total COVID-19 Cases Now 968

Alberta has reported 96 new COVID-19 cases and 2 additional fatalities taking the provincial total to 968 and fatalities to 13. 174 people in Alberta have recovered… Read more »

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Canada Releases List of Essential Workers Critical to Canada’s Infrastructure During COVID-19

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair has released the list of services and functions deemed essential to Canada’s critical infrastructure during COVID-19. Public Safety… Read more »

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How to Apply For Canada Emergency Response Benefit When it Launches on April 6

Today, the Government of Canada announced that Canadians will be able to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from April 6th. Canada Emergency Response Benefit… Read more »

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How to Apply For Canada Emergency Business Account Through CIBC

CIBC announced that it is launching a fully digital application process for clients eligible for the new Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) as part of the federal… Read more »

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Thornhill Medical to Deliver Mobile Ventilator Systems to Canadian Facilities By Early April

Thornhill Medical announced that it has signed an agreement with the Government of Ontario to produce and supply several of its compact, portable ICU units for use… Read more »

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March 30: Alberta Reports 5 More Deaths; Total COVID-19 Cases Now 690

Alberta has announced 5 more COVID-19 related deaths taking the provincial total of fatalities to 8. 29 new positive COVID-19 cases were also reported. Currently, there are… Read more »

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March 28: Total COVID-19 Cases Now 621 in Alberta

Alberta reported seventy-nine more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 621. To date, a total of 42,527 tests were conducted… Read more »

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Enroll Now: Alberta Fishing Education Program is Free for A Limited Time

Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association is making its eight-module Alberta Fishing Education Program available online for free for a limited time as many Albertans are self-isolating in… Read more »

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These are the New Rules on Domestic Travel – Denial of Boarding to Those Exhibiting COVID-19 Symptoms

Today, Justin Trudeau announced that people who are exhibiting coronavirus symptoms will be denied boarding domestic flights and trains. This is part of the Government of Canada’s… Read more »

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Alberta Limit Gatherings to 15 People Due to COVID-19

Alberta has announced that effective today, people are prohibited from attending gatherings of more than 15, and they must observe two metres of social distancing. According to the… Read more »

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Alberta Closes All Non-Essential Services

Premier Jason Kenney announced that as a result of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, attendance at certain businesses and organizations across the province will be prohibited effective immediately…. Read more »

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Alberta Closes Vehicle Access to All Provincial Parks

Alberta Government has announced that it is closing vehicle access to all provincial parks as part of aggressive measures to combat the rapid rate of spread of COVID-19.

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The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Offers Free Introductory Astronomy Lessons Online

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting introductory astronomy sessions called Homebound Astronomy to help Canadians keep learning about the sky from your own from your… Read more »

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GST/HST Remittance Deferral Support for Canadian Businesses During COVID-19

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Government is deferring Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) remittances and customs duty payments to help with cash… Read more »