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Ontario confirms 100 new coronavirus cases for a total of 688

The government of Ontario has confirmed 100 new cases of coronavirus in the province as of Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m., marking the largest one-day leap thus far.  There have now been a total of 688 cases in Ontario, with 671 active and eight resolved.  The province also announced another death linked to COVID-19, …

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People in Canada have started a boycott against Giant Tiger

People in Canada are now boycotting Giant Tigerafter MP Scott Reid — whose family owns the discount chain — stalled Canada’s $82B economic aid package in the House of Commons. On Tuesday afternoon, 32 members reconvened to give Trudeau’s COVID-19 economic package the green light. Reid, however, defied Conservative party orders and made a surprise …

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Warning: Don’t Flush Your Disposable Wipes Down The Toilet

With disposable cleansing and disinfectant wipes now a common supply in households and businesses across Canada, municipal governments are warning the public to not flush these wipes down the toilet. While such wipes made by various brands, as outlined by Health Canada, can be used to neutralize the coronavirus on hard …

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Walmart and Dollarama just decided to give their employees in Canada a pay raise

Walmart Canada and Dollarama just boosted employee pay to thank staff for their hard work during the COVID-19 outbreak. Walmart Canada is pledging to boost all 90,000 worker’s salaries by $2 an hour starting April 3 — a move that will cost the company up to $28M in additional expenses. The retail giant …

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“More stringent measures” could be in place if Canadians don’t stay home: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today said the House of Commons will pass emergency legislation to provide Canadians with financial aid this afternoon, and repeated his message to stay home. According to the prime minister, the legislation will make sure “Canadians are getting the support they need during these challenging times.” …

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This is the official list of essential businesses in Ontario

The list of essential businesses in Ontario is officially out and it includes a number of workplaces and services you’d expect to be on there. Supermarkets, drug stores, The LCBO, wine and beer stores, gas stations, hotels, laundromats, dry cleaners and pet food stores all made the cut. So did restaurants that provide …

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An Ontario Grocery Store Has Closed After An Employee Tested Positive For COVID-19

While the Ford government ordered a mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces on Monday night, grocery stores and pharmacies will still remain open during this time. However, one Ontario grocery store is shutting down temporarily after one of their workers tested positive for COVID-19. A Real Canadian Superstore in Oshawa is now …

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Dollarama Is Officially An Essential Business & Will Stay Open During COVID-19 Shutdowns

Things are starting to get more serious amid the COVID-19 outbreak. In Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador,Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia,Manitoba, only essential business services are now allowed to stay open. Dollarama is one of those businesses. In a March 24 press release, Dollarama announced that it had been counted …

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There are now over 2000 cases of coronavirus in Canada

There are now over 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada, as of March 23. Quebec has 628 cases, Ontario has 503, British Columbia has 472, Alberta has 259, Saskatchewan has 52, Nova Scotia has 41, Newfoundland has 24, Manitoba has 20, New Brunswick has 17, P.E.I has three, Yukon has …

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Toronto Has Just Officially Declared A State Of Emergency Over COVID-19

As cases of COVID-19 in the city continue to rise, Mayor John Tory just announced a state of emergency in Toronto. This news comes after cases across Ontario almost doubled in the past few days. This move will essentially allow decisions to be made without a council vote needed to approve, …

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