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Poll: Alberta & Manitoba Premiers Have the Lowest Rating as Premiers Amid COVID-19

Angus Reid Institute has released the results of premiers’ performance survey that found an increase in most leaders’ approval ratings over the past few months as the… Read more »

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Ontario Says More Heath Providers Can Reopen Including Dentists, Optometrists

The province says over two dozen different health-care providers who were closed because of the pandemic lockdown can reopen. Dentists, optometrists and massage therapists are among several dozen providers… Read more »

COVID-19 Aid Programs Like CERB Will Have to End or Canada Could Be Looking at Tax Levels Not Seen for Generations

COVID-19 Aid Programs Like CERB Will Have to End or Canada Could Be Looking at Tax Levels Not Seen for Generations

The federal government is in talks with business and labour groups to figure out the future of billions in emergency aid, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said one day after… Read more »

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Make Fruit Scones Served during Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace – Recipe

On Queen’s Elizabeth’s 94th birthday, the Royal Family has shared a chocolate birthday cupcake recipe. Last week, the Royal Pastry Chefs shared their recipe for fruit scones… Read more »

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Ikea Reopens Stores in Ontario & Montreal

IKEA Canada has announced that it is reopening stores in Ontario and Montreal. In Ontario, this includes Burlington, Etobicoke, Ottawa, North York and Vaughan locations. In Quebec,… Read more »

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Trudeau Seeks 10 Days of Paid Sick Leave for Workers in Bid for NDP Support

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’ll push the provinces to give workers 10 days of paid sick leave a year as the country deals with the COVID-19… Read more »

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Reservations Required to Visit Conservation Halton Parks Like Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, Rattlesnake Point, Mount Nemo and Kelso Summit

Conservation Halton has introduced a reservation system so that the authorities can effectively crowd control and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Those who want to visit Halton… Read more »

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Toronto Public Library Reopening for Curbside Drop-Off and Pick-Up Service From May 25

Following the decision of the Ontario government to allow libraries to reopen for drop-off and pickup, the Toronto Public Library announced that it is starting curbside drop-off… Read more »

Twenty-Eight Soldiers Test Positive for COVID-19 After Working in Care Homes

Twenty-Eight Soldiers Test Positive for COVID-19 After Working in Care Homes

The Canadian Armed Forces is reporting a dramatic increase in the number of military personnel who have contracted COVID-19 while working in long-term care facilities in Ontario… Read more »

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This Is How Retail Customers are Behaving in Quebec Since the Reopening

More than two weeks after being allowed to reopen following the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, Quebec store owners are finding that permission to open up doesn’t mean a… Read more »

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Trudeau Promises $75M More for Off-Reserve Indigenous Services in Pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is sending $75 million to organizations that help Indigenous people living in urban areas and off reserves through the… Read more »

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Toronto Reopening 850 Park Amenities Including Picnic Shelters

The city of Toronto is reopening more than 850 park amenities this week following the Province of Ontario’s amendments to an order under the Emergency Management and… Read more »

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May 20: Guidelines by Ontario Regarding the Use of Face Masks

Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, released recommendations regarding the use of face-covering as Ontario is gradually reopening its economy. The Chief Medical Officer… Read more »

Poll: Canadians Disagree on Province Wide Reopening

Poll: Canadians Disagree on Province Wide Reopening

As provinces take their cautious first steps to allow people back into local businesses, a new poll suggests most Canadians don’t think province-wide measures are the best way to reopen the… Read more »

Statistics Canada: Annual Inflation Rate Turned Negative in April

Statistics Canada: Annual Inflation Rate Turned Negative in April

Statistics Canada says the annual inflation rate turned negative in April as the economy came to a standstill in the first full month of the pandemic. The… Read more »

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May 19: Canada Emergency Business Account Eligibility Extended to Include Sole Proprietors and Family-Owned Corporations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an expansion to the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to include many owner-operated small businesses. The federal… Read more »

Ontario to Hold Independent Commission into Long-Term Care

Ontario to Hold Independent Commission into Long-Term Care

Ontario is launching an independent commission into the province’s long-term care system. Long-Term Care Minister Merrilee Fullerton says in a statement that the commission will start in… Read more »

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Toronto Zoo Safari Drive Thru is Opening on May 23, 2020

The Toronto Zoo has announced that it is opening the new Scenic Drive-Thru Experience from Saturday, May 23, 2020. The new Scenic Safari driving route will allow… Read more »

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Car Caught on Video Doing Donuts & Shooting Fireworks During Victoria Day Weekend in Toronto

Quarantine has really gone to people’s heads! Just after midnight Sunday of Victoria Day weekend, a blue Mustang was seen doing donuts at the intersection of Dixon… Read more »

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Toronto Businesses Who Sign Up with Ritual ONE For Online Orders This Month Will Be Get Free Service for Life

The city of Toronto has partnered with Ritual ONE as part of the City’s ShopHere initiative. The new partnership with Toronto start-up Ritual was formed to help… Read more »

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Canadian Snowbirds Cross Country Flyover Schedule – Operation INSPIRATION

The unique mission dubbed, Operation INSPIRATION will see the team’s signature nine-jet formation, with trailing white smoke, flying over cities across the country starting in Nova Scotia and working west throughout the week.

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First Clinical Trial For COVID-19 Vaccine Approved By Health Canada

Health Canada has approved the first clinical trials in Canada of a potential COVID-19 vaccine at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. This news was announced by Trudeau today… Read more »

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Victoria Day Weekend: Toronto Golf Courses Open for 2020 Season

As Victoria Day approaches, the City of Toronto has announced that all five of its golf courses will be open starting Saturday. COVID-19 mitigation measures are in… Read more »

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Nando’s Canada Closing 21 Locations Due to COVID-19 Crisis

Nando’s Canada has announced that it is permanently closing 21 of its corporate owned-and-operated restaurants due to a sharp decline in sales during the COVID-19 crisis. Nando’s… Read more »