13
Oct
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy, Toronto Covid, Toronto Zoo, Toronto Zoo COVID, Toronto Zoo vaccine policy, Zoo, Zoo toronto

Toronto Zoo to implement proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all patrons starting Oct. 25 – Toronto

The Toronto Zoo has announced it will require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all eligible guests and visitors aged 12 and older, members, business partners, and contractors. The policy will come into effect on Monday, Oct. 25 for anyone wishing to enter the zoo grounds. Officials said prior…
25
Aug
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, dr. elizabeth richardson, Dr. Peter Juni, Dr. Timothy Sly, Hamilton, hamilton COVID-19 cases, Hamilton news, Hamilton Public Health, Health, news, outbreak in hamilton, Sizzle, sizzle night club

Hamilton reports 59 new COVID-19 cases, city averaging 64 cases a day in the last week – Hamilton

Hamilton is now seeing almost five times as many new COVID-19 cases reported to public health compared to a month ago, according to the latest data from the city. On Wednesday, another 59 new infections were disclosed day over day which is 47 more than the 12 reported on…
22
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: AHS, Alberta Coronavirus, alberta covid-19 vaccine, Alberta COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Alberta health, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Mobile Vaccination Clinic, Alberta Reopening, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Alberta, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, COVID-19 In Edmonton, COVID-19 Spread, COVID-19 Vaccine, COVID-19 Variant Spread, Covid-19 Variants, dr deena hinshaw, Edmonton coronavirus, Edmonton Coronavirus Response, Edmonton COVID 19, Jason Kenney, Variant Spread

Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic launches for worksites, rural communities in Alberta

The Alberta government and a coalition of businesses have partnered to launch a mobile vaccination clinic. As Chris Chacon reports the clinic will focus on providing vaccines at worksites rural and hard-to-reach communities.
05
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, COVID-19 Recovery, Economic recovery, Economy, Health, Hotels, local tourism, London Tourism, stay a little longer, Tourism London

Tourism London offering incentives to Stay A Little Longer – London

Tourism London says after a successful — though short-lived — pilot project, a revised version of its Stay a Little Longer campaign is now underway. The program will see those who book a minimum two-night stay at participating hotels receive a $100 VISA card that is geo-targeted to only…
05
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus in manitoba, COVID, COVID restrictions, COVID-19, Entertainment, Granite Curling Club, Health, Jenna Khan, The Beer Can

Downtown beer garden draws Winnipeggers anxious to reconnect – Winnipeg

As summer weather, combined with loosened pandemic restrictions, is drawing more and more Winnipeggers outdoors, some venues are drawing crowds again — socially distanced, of course. The co-owner of a popular downtown spot along the banks of the Assiniboine River told 680 CJOB people are just itching to get…
21
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID, covid canada, Covid Relief, covid relief Indigenous businesses, COVID-19, Indigenous businesses

Indigenous businesses face barriers in accessing COVID-19 relief funds: study – National

Most of the weddings Tammy Maki caters were cancelled when the COVID-19 pandemic began. The Sudbury, Ont. chef had a no-refunds policy, but couples were in such despair she gave some money back and allowed others to postpone bookings. With little business, she couldn’t stay open and instead started…
04
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Alberta health, Alberta politics, Calgary Stampede, Calgary Stampede COVID-19, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Deena Hinshaw, Health, Jason Kenney, Public Health Restrictions

COVID-19: Doctors’ group concerned about Calgary Stampede, major corporate partner won’t take part

It’s normally billed as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, but with the Calgary Stampede getting the conditional green light to go ahead amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some are concerned the event could become one of the greatest superspreaders of the novel coronavirus that the province has ever…
14
May
2021
Posted by: In: Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Consumer, Consumer SOS, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Ontario, COVID, COVID-19, COVID-19 grants, COVID-19 Ontario, COVID-19 Ontario small business support grant, Economy, Ontario government, Ontario Small Business Support Grant

Business owner applies twice for Ontario COVID-19 grant with no response, $40K approved after Global News call

Alex Pilepic says he’s the only person in Canada bearing his surname, but he’s not the only small business operator in Ontario frustrated with the process of applying for COVID-19 small business grants. “This is a bloody emergency and the government is taking its sweet time in providing support…
11
May
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Ontario, COVID, COVID-19, covid-19 businesses, COVID-19 Ontario, COVID-19 Ontario businesses, COVID-19 Ontario restrictions, Economy, Health, Ontario businesses, Ontario restrictions, Ontario state of emergency, Ontario Stay-at-home order

Ontario businesses bristle at potential COVID-19 stay-at-home order extension

The light at the end of the tunnel may not be as bright as businesses had been expecting as Ontario’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order, scheduled to expire on May 20, may be extended. The provincewide restrictions have forced businesses, like personal care services and most gymst, to stay closed. Other…
05
May
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Canadians get COVID-19 vaccine in US, Canadians going to US for COVID-19 vaccine, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, get COVID vaccine in US, Health, how to get US COVID vaccine, US Covid-19 Vaccines, World

Canadians flying south for COVID-19 vaccines as U.S. demand for doses falls – National

With COVID-19 vaccine demand declining in the United States, some Canadians facing third-wave lockdowns are flying south to get inoculated, perhaps months earlier than they would be able to at home. Jimmy Simmons, 37, saw friends in their 40s struggling to get a shot in the hard-hit Canadian province…