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Fun During Quarantine: From #binisolationouting to #quarantinetravelchallenge

With most of the world sheltering in place, dressing up and going out has become something that people crave the most. With a lesser chance to go… Read more »

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April 17: Watch ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ This Weekend

Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals has been streaming every Friday at 2 PM Eastern on youtube as part of ‘The Show Must Go On.’ The Show Must Go… Read more »

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Earth Day 2020 Live Stream Broadcast

With the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22) fast approaching, illustrious and preeminent religious leaders, environmental advocates, celebrities, musicians and government officials will be celebrating Earth Day… Read more »

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April 15: CERB Eligibility Rules – up to $1000 a Month in Income, Seasonal Workers, and Those Whose EI Benefits Expired After Dec 29, 2019

Today morning, the federal government announced that it is loosening the eligibility criteria for emergency federal pandemic aid to cover seasonal workers without jobs and workers whose… Read more »

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Youth Science Canada to Hold First Online STEM Fair

Youth Science Canada (YSC) will hold the annual STEM Fair online this year. COVID-19 shutdown caused the cancellation of 2020 Canada-Wide Science Fair where was scheduled to… Read more »

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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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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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Ottawa Company Gets Approval For Shipping Handheld Rapid COVID-19 Test Kits Across Canada

Spartan Bioscience, a Canadian biotechnology company is bringing its on-demand DNA collection, extractions and analysis technology to the forefront of ‘Made In Canada‘ COVID-19 solutions. Ottawa’s Spartan… 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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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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Angus Reid Institute Estimates That Over 100K Canadians Have COVID-19

It is a known fact that Canada is not testing everybody who has COVID-19 like symptoms. Currently, many provinces are only testing the highest priority patients, like… Read more »

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City of Toronto Recalls $200,000 Worth of Poor Quality Surgical Masks

The City of Toronto is recalling more than $200,000 worth of surgical masks that do not meet the quality specifications. According to the news release, the quality… 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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COVID-19: Canada Health Officials Now Recommend Non-Medical Masks When Out in Public

Canada’s Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam is recommending non-medical masks to protect others around you when you are in places where it is difficult to… Read more »

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How to Apply For Ontario’s $200 COVID-19 Childcare Support

**See here for Support for Learners announced on November 30, 2020**   As part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, the government of Ontario is giving… Read more »

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Home Depot Stores in Ontario Open Only For Curbside Pick-Up

Update: Ontario will reopen all hardware stores from May 9. On April 3, the government of Ontario announced that all non-essential businesses including hardware stores should close effective 11:59… Read more »

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Ontario Canadian Tire Stores Limit Operations to Curbside Pick Up and Home Delivery

On April 3, the government of Ontario announced that all non-essential businesses including hardware stores should close effective 11:59 p.m. Saturday, April 4, for a minimum of… 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 »