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There are now 321 coronavirus cases in Canada

There are now 321 cases of coronavirus in Canada, as of early March 16. Ontario has 142 cases, B.C. has 73, Alberta and Quebec each have 39, Manitoba has seven, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick each have six, Nova Scotia has three, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island each have one, and the …

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Alberta schools, childcare centres closing amid COVID-19 pandemic

K-12 schools and child care centres in Alberta will be closed indefinitely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the province announced Sunday.  “We will be indefinitely cancelling classes across the province,” Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said.  “School authorities are expected to continue their regular day-to-day operations and ensure the safety of …

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Starbucks Canada Is Temporarily Closing Stores

On Sunday, Starbucks Canada President Lori Digulla announced that the company would be temporarily closing for at least two weeks. This means company-operated Starbucks outposts on university campuses or located in malls that don’t have exterior/street access will stop operating altogether for the time being. Starbucks also announces it would be reducing its operating hours …

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Nike, Urban Outfitters, Lush close stores amid coronavirus pandemic

While many shopping malls are making the call to adjust and minimize their hours, a growing number of retail brands have decided to take things into their own hands and close their stores temporarily amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Nike will be closing stores in select countries starting March 16. Countries …

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Vegetable Mix recalled from Sobeys, Foodland due to Salmonella risk

A food recall previously issued for bean sprouts has been updated to include Sobeys and Foodland brand Vegetable Mix due to a risk of Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below, which have been sold in Ontario, Prince Edward Island,Newfoundland and Labrador,Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, …

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Canada issues travel advisory urging all Canadians abroad to fly home while they still can

With border closures looming across the European Union and restrictions increasing for air travel into and around North America, Canada’s federal government is urging all Canadians who are currently travelling out of the country to come home now — before they get stuck abroad. Global Affairs Canada issued a new official global travel advisory on Saturday …

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Bars, Gyms, Schools And Pools In Canada To Be Closed Starting March 15 To Stop Spread Of COVID-19

With the number of confirmed cases on the rise and the provinces grinding to a halt, Canada continues to plan for the worst. Restaurants are asked to limit the capacity of their business to 50 per cent to maintain a distance between customers. That means keeping only one of two …

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Canada Orders Bars And Theatres To Close, Restaurants To Limit Customers

With the number of confirmed cases on the rise and the provinces grinding to a halt, Canada continues to plan for the worst. Restaurants are asked to limit the capacity of their business to 50 per cent to maintain a distance between customers. That means keeping only one of two …

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Canada Just Suspended All Travel Because Of Coronavirus

Canada just announced they’ll be suspending all travel from all around the world . The new rules take effect starting this Monday and will last for a minimum of 30 days. Travel restrictions will include all travel around the world because of Coronavirus, starting March 16 . The announcement was made …

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There Are Huge Lineups In Grocery Stores Across Canada

Lineups formed outside several grocery stores around Canada today amid increasing fears of catching COVID-19.  People are racing to stock up on toilet paper and household items as the global Coronavirus situation worsens and the numbers of cases under investigation in Ontario reaches more than 450. People hit social media to describe …

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