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All provincial parks in Ontario have just been ordered closed

One of Ontario’s greatest assets — it’s sprawling network of massive, protected provincial parks — has been taken off the table in terms of comforts we humans can enjoy in these lonely, isolated times. The province’s Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks announced on Wednesday night that it has decided to …

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What To Do If Someone In Your Home Has Coronavirus

Across Canada, individuals have embraced the practice of “social distancing” in order to flatten the curve and reduce the potential of COVID-19 transmission. But many people — those who live in family homes, with roommates, or otherwise — don’t have the ability to completely isolate themselves. As per the Government of …

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Canada’s coronavirus death toll reaches 9 as country reports almost 650 cases

On Wednesday, it was announced that an elderly patient had died in Quebec at a seniors residence, marking Canada’s ninth fatality due to the growing coronavirus outbreak. So far, B.C. has reported seven deaths — six of which are linked to the Lynn Valley Care Centre — and Ontario reported its first death on Tuesday. Premier @francoislegault …

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More than 3,000 Ontario residents now under investigation for coronavirus

Ontario’s Ministry of Health has now confirmed 212 cases of COVID-19 within the province, up from a total of 186 patients reported on Tuesday night, with five cases now marked as resolved and one as deceased. Among the newly-confirmed positive cases on Wednesday are four people from the Halton region, three in Toronto, …

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Justin Trudeau just dropped an $82 billion aid package for those affected by coronavirus

Canada’s federal government has announced an unprecedented financial aid package worth more than $82 billion aimed at helping both individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “In these extraordinary times, our government is taking extraordinary measures,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a press conference in Ottawa Wednesday morning. “In Canada, …

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IKEA Is Closing Down All Its Stores In Canada Due To COVID -19

IKEA now has a place on the growing list of major retailers that have decided to shut down their Canadian operations for the health of customers and staff in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The popular Swedish home furnishings chain announced the news on March 18, saying in a public statement that the move is an attempt to …

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Federal government unveils $82 billion pandemic aid package for Canadians

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across Canada and around the world, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an $82 billion aid package, which he said represents 3% of the country’s GDP. This includes a $27 billion fund that will be directly supporting businesses and workers, as well as $55 …

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Canada Public Health Is Urging Everyone To Just Stay Home

If ever there were a time to feel good about skipping the gym, ordering copious amounts of takeout and bingeing dumb TV shows for days on end… well, this would be it: At (what we hope is) the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Public health officials all over the world are encouraging …

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Canada and USA agree to close joint borders to tourists and visitors: Trump

Just days after Justin Trudeau announced Canada would be closing its borders to anyone who isn’t a Canadian citizen or permanent resident but excluded the US, the prime minister now said the US will be included. Earlier this week, the federal government said that starting on March 18, foreign nationals …

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Canadians Abroad Offered $5,000 Emergency Loan To Come Home

Canadians abroad need to come home. That’s the message Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is stating as travel restriction tighten on Canada’s border, with the prime minister announcing on Monday that only Canadian citizens, permanent residents, air crews, and US citizens will be allowed into the country. Trudeau made a new announcement …

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