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A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

Jul 5 2020 — The Canadian Press — Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador On July 3, Newfoundland and Labrador joined the other Atlantic provinces in lifting travel restrictions within the region. Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, […]

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

Jul 5 2020 — The Canadian Press — Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador On July 3, Newfoundland and Labrador joined the other Atlantic provinces in lifting travel restrictions within the region. Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, […]

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, July 5

Jul 5 2020 — The Canadian Press — The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on July 5, 2020: There are 105,317 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 55,784 confirmed (including 5,566 deaths, 25,280 resolved) _ Ontario: 35,656 confirmed (including 2,687 deaths, 31,083 resolved) _ Alberta: 8,259 confirmed (including 155 deaths, 7,532 resolved) _ British Columbia: […]

Body of suspected drowning victim recovered at Ottawa area beach

Jul 5 2020 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Police in Ottawa say they have recovered the body of a 20-year-old man who went missing while swimming at a local beach. Investigators say the man was with a group of people at Britannia Beach when he went into the Ottawa River Saturday evening. They say members of the group saw the man go […]

Quebec girl, 3, drowns in backyard pool south of Montreal

Jul 4 2020 — The Canadian Press — NOYAN, Que. — A three-year-old girl has died after drowning in a residential pool in Noyan, south of Montreal, on Saturday. Quebec provincial police say they were alerted just before 11 a.m. after the young girl was found unconscious in an above-ground pool. She was quickly transported to a hospital, where she died later in the […]

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, July 4

Jul 4 2020 — The Canadian Press — The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:46 p.m. ET on July 4, 2020: There are 105,317 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 55,784 confirmed (including 5,566 deaths, 25,280 resolved) _ Ontario: 35,656 confirmed (including 2,687 deaths, 31,083 resolved) _ Alberta: 8,259 confirmed (including 155 deaths, 7,532 resolved) _ British Columbia: […]

Alberta First Nation monitors hundreds for COVID-19 as it announces curfew

Jul 4 2020 — The Canadian Press — SIKSIKA NATION, Alta. — A First Nation in southern Alberta has implemented a curfew as its health workers monitor more than 200 people for signs they may have developed COVID-19. Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot said in video messages posted on Facebook that as of Thursday there were 21 known COVID-19 positive cases with links to the community west […]

Alberta First Nation monitors hundreds for COVID-19 as it announces curfew

Jul 4 2020 — The Canadian Press — SIKSIKA NATION, Alta. — A First Nation in southern Alberta has implemented a curfew as its health workers monitor more than 200 people for signs they may have developed COVID-19. Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot said in video messages posted on Facebook that as of Thursday there were 21 known COVID-19 positive cases with links to the community west […]