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Canadians Won’t Get Evicted If They Can’t Pay Rent This Month

On Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the public as cases of COVID-19 in Canada continue to grow. During his speech, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that he would be suspending all eviction orders until further notice. The Prime Minister announced that this is a way to reassure Canadians that they …

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Ontario confirms 43 new coronavirus patients in highest one-day case jump so far

With 257 cases of COVID-19 now confirmed in Ontario, the province just saw its highest overnight jump in the number of new coronavirus patients to date. Ontario’s Ministry of Health updated its dedicated coronavirus website on Thursday morning to reflect that 43 new cases had been added to the province’s fast-growing tally. Among the …

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How to apply for EI and COVID-19 emergency benefits

Emergency benefits to be made available in April for those who don’t qualify for EI Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces the government’s $82 billion emergency response package at a news conference outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Wednesday. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press) Workers and businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic may …

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Tim Hortons is now giving free coffee to healthcare workers in Canada

There’s no question that we owe our healthcare professionals all the thanks in the world for working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic while the rest of us stay home, and that’s why Tim Hortons is providing nurses, doctors and hospital employees across Canada with much needed free coffee.  The …

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The First Day Of Spring Is Here & It’s The Earliest It’s Been In 124 Years

It’s finally here! After a long and sometimes difficult winter, the new season is officially setting in. While it may seem like we’ve been waiting a while for this, it’s actually pretty early.  The first day of spring in Canada this year is the earliest that it’s happened in more than 120 …

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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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