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Parks Canada Suspends All Activities Including Camping Until At Least May 31

Parks Canada is asking Canadians to stay home and help limit the spread of COVID-19. Camping, group activities and events at all national parks, national historic sites,… Read more »

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Good News: Global COVID-19 Total Recoveries Now Almost 4 Times The Number of Deaths

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreck lives across the world, a glimmer of hope. According to COVID-19 statistics compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering… Read more »

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Canada Together: A Showstopping Five-Night Concert Series Headlined by Country Music Superstars

ET Canada in partnership with the Canadian Country Music Association® and the CCMA Foundation, present Canada Together: In Concert, an unprecedented five-night broadcast event showcasing 20 of… Read more »

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Learn Free Online Photography Courses From Nikon

Learn how to capture beautiful photographs and chronicle your COVID-19 days. Nikon is providing online courses free for the entire month of April through Nikon Live. As… Read more »

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Look, a Zebra… a Donkey, No, Wait, It’s a Zonkey!

Nature really is wild in so many ways, and we, as humans, should never be surprised at the way animals find a way to accustom themselves to… Read more »

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This is What Canadians are “Most Looking Forward To” When Physical Distancing is Over

Angus Reid Institute conducted a survey asking Canadians about life and expectations during COVID-19 physical distancing days. According to the survey results, two-in-five Canadians (41%) said they… Read more »

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The Quarantine Maps: An Artistic Expression of Life under Quarantine

The Quarantine Maps are a series of artworks made by artist Gareth Fuller. Fuller is a British artist based in Beijing, known for his highly illustrated drawings… Read more »

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Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Hit Musicals For Free Online

You can watch Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic music videos online for free for a short duration. Andrew Lloyd Webber will be releasing a full-length, smash-hit musicals once… Read more »

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Stay the Blazes Home and Other Happy News From Atlantic Canada

With social media being packed to the brim with COVID-19 stories, it can be easy to stroll past the good things that are coming out the pandemic…. Read more »

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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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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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Annapolis Valley Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

Things are changing day-to-day as many communities in the valley try to flatten the curve and stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis. This pandemic has been challenging… 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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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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COVID-19: Total Cases Cross 100 in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has a total of 110 confirmed cases of COVID-19 after twenty new cases were identified Friday, March 27. To date, Nova Scotia has 4,031 negative… 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 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 »