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Winnipeg’s CF Polo Park Reopens

Cadillac Fairview’s mall in Manitoba, CF Polo Park has reopened as part of Manitoba’s multi-phased reopening framework, “Restoring Safe Services: Manitoba’s Pandemic Economic Recovery Roadmap”. As part of the… Read more »

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What is Open in Canada – Week of May 4 – COVID-19 Reopening

Provinces across the country are easing COVID-19 restrictions. Here is the list of what is open now across Canada. Physical distancing measures are in place. All Canadians… Read more »

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Air Canada Reports $1.05B First-Quarter Loss Due to Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Air Canada says it lost $1.05 billion in its first quarter compared with a profit of $345 million in the same quarter last year as governments imposed… Read more »

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Provinces Set to Ease Restrictions Monday as Death Toll Increases

Provinces across the country are set to begin easing COVID-19 restrictions on Monday following a weekend in which thousands more cases of the respiratory illness were identified,… Read more »

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Trudeau Says Legislation on Municipal Handgun Bans Coming

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government plans to move ahead with legislation letting municipalities ban handguns within their borders, though he isn’t giving a timeline. The… Read more »

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Federal Government Announces One Time up to $300 Extra Per Child CCB Payment in May

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has announced an extra $300 per child in May as part of federal initiatives to support families deal with the added pressures… Read more »

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May 1 Lotto Max: Someone From the Prairies is $55 Million Richer Than They Think

A Lotto Max player somewhere in the Prairies has 55 million good reasons for checking their ticket this morning. Last night’s $55 million jackpot was claimed by… Read more »

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‘Invasion of Privacy’: Watchdogs Concerned About Apps Tracking COVID-19 Patients

Privacy watchdogs are voicing concerns over proposals across the country to implement smartphone apps to help track COVID-19. New Brunswick, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan are… Read more »

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Trudeau Announces Ban on 1,500 Types of ‘Military-Style’ Guns in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is banning a range of assault-style guns, with an order that takes effect immediately. The cabinet order he described… Read more »

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Morneau Names TIFF Macklem New Bank of Canada Governor

Tiff Macklem, a former second-in-command at the Bank of Canada, is coming back to the central bank to take over the top job. Macklem, the dean of… Read more »

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C.D. Howe’s Business Cycle Council: Canada Has Officially Entered a Recession in the First Quarter of 2020

Canada has officially entered a recession due to the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council declared Friday. The council,… Read more »

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Some Manitoba Businesses Say They Would Not Open on May 4th as More Time is Needed to Prepare as Per Government Guidelines

Manitoba’s reopening under relaxed COVID-19 restrictions may start with more of a whimper than a bang as some businesses say they need more time to prepare. The… Read more »

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Data Finds That People Are Not Seeking Care for Serious Heart Attacks

New data suggests fewer people are seeking care for serious heart attacks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Heart & Stroke and Canadian Cardiovascular Society analyzed data from… Read more »

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Manitoba Parks Campground Bookings for the 2020 Season – May 4

Manitoba Parks Campground Bookings for the Season Planning to go camping at Manitoba Parks this summer? Reservations for Manitoba campgrounds are set to open again from May… Read more »

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Abbigail Cowbrough From Nova Scotia Identified as One of the Victims of Canadian Military Helicopter Crash in Mediterranean

A Nova Scotia man says his daughter Abbigail Cowbrough is one of the victims of the Canadian military helicopter crash in the Mediterranean. Shane Cowbrough posted a… Read more »

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Canada’s Budget Officer Says Deficit Could Top $252 Billion; Federal Debt-To-GDP Ratio 48.4 Per Cent

The federal deficit for the year could top $252.1 billion as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Parliament’s budget watchdog predicted in a report that warned the… Read more »

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Foodora Files for Bankruptcy and It Owes About 5 Million to Restaurants and Other Agencies

Food delivery app Foodora has filed for insolvency as it prepares to close its Canadian operations in a couple of weeks. The subsidiary of Berlin-based Delivery Hero… Read more »

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Daiya Foods Introduce New and Revamped Cheeze Shreds, Burritos, and Veggie Crust Pizzas

Daiya Foods has introduced four new and revamped plant-based foods including Veggie Crust Pizzas, Cutting Board Cheeze Shreds, Gluten-free Thin Crust Pizzas, and Burritos. NEW & REVAMPED… Read more »

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RCMP Recover $33,000 in Stolen CERB Cheques, Tax Refunds and Other Cheques

The RCMP say they’ve arrested two people after recovering $33,000 worth of government-issued cheques that were allegedly stolen from several places in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. The… Read more »

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Canadian Military Helicopter Missing While Operating in Mediterranean: DND

The Canadian military was scrambling for answers Wednesday after losing contact with one of its new Cyclone helicopters, with reports that at least one person was killed… Read more »

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Rules & Guidelines for Manitoba Businesses That Will Reopen on May 4

The Manitoba government has released its plan for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Premier Brian Pallister says the phased-in… Read more »

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Manitoba Announces Reopening Framework with Many Services Opening From May 4

The Manitoba government has announced a multi-phased reopening framework, “Restoring Safe Services: Manitoba’s Pandemic Economic Recovery Roadmap” that will see some businesses and services start reopening from… Read more »

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Canadian Forces Snowbirds Aerobatics Team to Flyover Canada Starting This Weekend in Nova Scotia

The Canadian Armed Forces is deploying its famed Snowbirds aerobatics team on a cross-country tour aimed at boosting morale as Canadians continue to struggle with the COVID-19… Read more »

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London Drugs is Offering Shelf Space to Local Small Businesses Closed by COVID-19

London Drugs has announced that it will offer shelf space in select stores to local small businesses that have had to close their doors due to COVID-19…. Read more »