08
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: Canada Coronavirus, Christian Dube, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus update, COVID, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Health, private sector vaccination, Quebec vaccination, workplace vaccination

Quebec unveils workplace vaccination sites as province seeks to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Quebec’s private sector has heeded the health minister’s call for help in accelerating the province’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout. Christian Dubé announced Thursday the creation of 13 corporate vaccination hubs in eight administrative regions. “I am very proud of the response we received from Quebec businesses,” Dubé said in a…
14
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta, Alberta COVID-19, Business, Canada, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Economy, Edmonton, Edmonton business contest, Edmonton Businesses, edmonton contest, Features, Small business support

Edmonton non-profit hosting contest to give local businesses financial help – Edmonton

With restrictions in Alberta loosening and businesses reopening, an Edmonton non-profit wants to give businesses a helping hand. Edmonton’s NextGen is hosting a video contest, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, giving businesses in metro Edmonton a chance to win a grand prize of $2,500 in its virtual…
09
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Alberta COVID-19, Alberta Health Services, Alberta public health measures, Alberta public health rules, Canada, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Alberta, COVID-19, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, EPS, Khrome Beauty Lounge, Khrome Beauty Lounge Edmonton, news

Edmonton business owner apologetic for renting salon to party with DJ during pandemic – Edmonton

An Edmonton business owner is apologizing for renting out her nail salon for a large weekend party, despite COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Police said they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people who were partying with alcohol and a DJ at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday.…
09
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Guelph, Guelph News, guelph women entrepreneurs, innovation guelph, innovation guelph funding, International Women's Day, Lloyd Longfield, Women Entrepreneurs

Innovation Guelph receives $261K from feds to support women entrepreneurs – Guelph

Guelph, Ont., MP Lloyd Longfield announced $261,250 in funding for Innovation Guelph to support women entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made on Monday during the International Women’s Day Guelph-Wellington and The YMCA of Three Rivers’ Women of Distinction event. Read more: Waterloo man stashing cash around…
04
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Destination Toronto, economic loses, Economy, Events, Meetings, Toronto, toronto hospitality, toronto tourism, toronto tourism industry, Tourism, tourism toronto, visitor spending

Toronto lost $8.35B in tourist activity due to 1st year of COVID-19 pandemic – Toronto

According to an analysis done by Destination Toronto, the COVID-19 pandemic has cost the city’s economy $8.35 billion due to a drop in tourism and hospitality spending. Some of the hardest hit sectors include: retail: $1.68 billion food and beverage: $1.33 billion accommodations: $1.21 billion finance: $1.03 billion transportation:…
03
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Biden, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Health, Joe Biden, mask mandate, Mississippi, mississippi mask mandate, Politics, Texas, texas mask mandate, us coronavirus, us covid, World

Biden says lifting mask mandates a ‘big mistake’ as COVID-19 remains threat in U.S. – National

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday said decisions to end the required wearing of masks — such as those by governors of Texas and Mississippi — amounted to “Neanderthal thinking” given the rising death toll from the coronavirus pandemic. Asked if he had a message to Texas and Mississippi,…
03
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fleming College, Health, Outbreak, Peterborough Public Health, Severn Court, Trent University, variant of concern

COVID-19: Fleming College will impose ‘harshest’ sanctions for students involved in residence outbreak – Peterborough

Fleming College‘s president says students who are proven to be involved in a social gathering at an off-campus residene that led to Peterborough’s largest COVID-19 outbreak will be sanctioned. In a letter issued to students and staff on Wednesday morning, Maureen Adamson says she’s “deeply concerned” about the outbreak…
28
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, Coronavirus London, coronavirus update, covid 19 london, COVID-19, COVID-19 update, Elgin Oxford, Health, huron-perth, london middlesex, London-Middlesex COVID-19 update, news, Sarnia-Lambton

21 new coronavirus cases in London and Middlesex, 29 in Aylmer on Sunday – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 21 new coronavirus cases and 11 recoveries on Sunday. This is the largest daily COVID-19 case count since…
28
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus update, Coronavirus Vaccine, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, COVID-19 Vaccine, Health

Coronavirus vaccine tourism unethical, bad for business: experts – National

Executives who engage in so-called “vaccine tourism” show both an ethical disregard for those less fortunate and a surprising lack of business acumen, experts argue. Their comments came after the head of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mark Machin, stepped down after admitting to travelling to Dubai to receive…
27
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus in Elgin County, coronavirus in London, coronavirus news, coronavirus update, COVID-19, covid-19 news, COVID-19 Outbreak, COVID-19 update, Health, huron perth public health, lambton public health, Middlesex London Health Unit, southwestern public health

Coronavirus: 6 new cases in London-Middlesex; 17 in Elgin-Oxford, 12 in Sarnia-Lambton – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Six people have tested positive for the coronavirus in London and Middlesex while another 13 have recovered, local health officials said Saturday. The update…