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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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Starting Monday Schools In Canada Will Be Closed For 2 Weeks

All schools In Canada will be closed for two weeks after March Break due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was based on advice from Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health and the experts at the coronavirus Command Table. The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, issued …

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Kijiji has banned reselling items like toilet paper and hand sanitizer

As people are scrambling to secure staple provisions they believe will be useful during a potential large-scale novel coronavirus outbreak — and causing chaos in stores in the process — a select few have decided that the vulnerability and fear that comes with a global pandemic is a good thing to capitalize on. Resale website Kijiji was seeing so many …

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Chocolate Cake Mix and Pancakes Mixes recalled due to Salmonella

Before you make your next cake ,check the Chocolate brand because today March 14, 2020 – Ecoideas Innovation Inc. is recalling Ecoideas brand Chocolate Cake Mix, Brown Rice Pancakes Mix and Buckwheat Pancakes Mix from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below: The recall …

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Apple is closing all of its stores in Canada

In an unanticipated move, Apple has decided to temporarily close nearly all of its brick-and-mortar stores in light of the coronavirus pandemic — the first international retailer to do so. Apple locations worldwide will be closed for two weeks, until March 27, except for those in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, where …

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Ontario asks residents to practice “normal grocery buying habits” after panic-buying frenzy

After several days of “panic-buying” at grocery stores, the provincial government is asking Ontarians to “practice normal grocery habits.” This week, grocery stories in Toronto and around the province saw long lines, and empty shelves as shoppers responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Toilet paper, hand sanitizers, and dried food are …

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Toronto is temporarily closing its public libraries due to coronavirus

The latest step in Toronto’s public health response to the global coronavirus pandemic includes closing or cancelling a whole new slew of spaces and services — including child care centres, recreation centres, museums, pools, arenas and libraries. City officials announced the closures during a press conference late Friday afternoon, noting that the measures are …

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Here’a a map of all the coronavirus test centres in and around Toronto

In an effort to curb the local spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus amidst a global pandemic outbreak, public health officials in Ontario are setting up dedicated COVID-19 assessment centres all over the province. The first wave of test centres should be active by Monday, according to Ontario’s Ministry of Health, with more to …

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Schools In Canada Are Officially Closed For 2 Weeks After March Break

All schools In Canada are officially closed for two weeks after March Break due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was based on advice from Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health and the experts at the coronavirus Command Table. From March 16th all publicly funded schools …

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A joint research team in Toronto has successfully isolated the virus causing COVID-19

In what amounts to a rare stroke of good news for the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, scientists in Toronto have isolated what they call “the agent responsible for the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19.” Research teams from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the University of Toronto and McMaster University collaborated in quick time to culture …

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