04
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: All Nations Hope Network, Awasiw, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Drop-in shelter, Health, Regina News, Regina shelter, Regina Warm Up Centre, Saskatchewan News, Shelter, Warm up centre, YWCA REGINA

New Regina warm-up station expands hours, does more than just keep people out of cold – Regina

A handful of people walked off the street and out of the cold into Regina’s new warm-up station around noon on Monday, marking the first day of its 24-hour operations. Awasiw: A Place of Hope is a partnership between All Nations Hope Network (ANHN) and YWCA Regina. It opened…
10
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: bc coronavirus, Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus update, Coronavirus Vaccine, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, fraser valley dry ice, Health, vaccine transportation

B.C. dry ice company scores cool contract for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

When Paul Thomson went into business manufacturing dry ice, he never imagined his company would be at the forefront of a national response to contain a pandemic. But a lot can change in a year. “We’re very happy that we get to be a part of the solution,” Thompson…
02
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus beer, Coronavirus Business, Coronavirus Toronto, COVID-19, COVID-19 Toronto, Health, Red Tape Brewery, Toronto Beer, Toronto Businesses, Toronto Coronavirus, toronto covid-19

Toronto brewery overcomes coronavirus pandemic obstacles to launch business – Toronto

At 11 a.m. on opening day, mask-wearing customers are already rolling into Red Tape Brewery in Toronto‘s Upper Beaches neighbourhood. It’s been a long time coming for married business partners, Sarabeth and Sean Holden, who had planned on opening during the first half of 2020. But with construction delays,…
01
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Testing, COVID-19 Testing in Saskatchewan, Health, PCR COVID-19 Testing, Quantum Genetix Canada, Saskatchewan Coronavirus, saskatchewan covid-19, Saskatchewan COVID-19 Testing, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Saskatchewan News

SHA signs 3rd-party COVID-19 testing partnership for travellers, businesses

Travellers and businesses in Saskatchewan will have a third-party option for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says it has partnered with Quantum Genetix Canada to provide independent testing starting in December. Read more: SHA opening drive-thru COVID-19 testing location in Prince Albert, Sask. The executive director…
26
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Chrystia Freeland, Consumer, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, coronavirus lockdowns, coronavirus rent subsidy, COVID-19, covid-19 lockdowns, covid-19 rent subsidy, Economy, Health, Politics, rent subsidy

The coronavirus rent subsidy caps how much business chains can get. Is that unfair? – National

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is calling on the government to remove the cap on how much chain restaurants and businesses with multiple locations can receive under the coronavirus rent subsidy. But a business expert says a cap is important and that there are difficult conversations that need to…
26
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta courts, Alberta Justice, Crime, Doctor Charged, doctor charged with sex assault, Health, Law Courts, Lethbridge trial, news, Pediatricain charged, Ramneek Kumar, Sex assault trial, Sexual Assault, St. Albert

Closing arguments heard in trial for Alberta pediatrician charged with sex assault

It is now up to Justice Vaughan Hartigan to make a decision in the trial for St. Albert doctor Ramneek Kumar. Read more: St. Albert pediatrician suspended from practice amid sexual assault investigation It’s alleged Kumar sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl while on a trip to Waterton Lakes National…
15
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: binh's nail salon, Canada, Case Count, Coronavirus, Covid19, Eastern Ontario, Health, Kingston, Kingston Covid Cases, kingston ontario, Money, Nail Salon, Pandemic, Virus

‘I apologize to the community’: Kingston nail salon owner speaks out after COVID-19 outbreak

It’s been nearly three months since Kingston, Ont., saw its largest COVID-19 outbreak. Thirty-seven cases were linked to several local nail salons. Of that number, 33 were connected to Binh’s nail salon, according to KFL&A Public Health. The owner of the nail salon, Binh Nguyen, sat down with Global…
08
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Coronavirus, Coronavirus economy, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus quebec, COVID-19, Desjardins, Economy, Health, Pointe-Claire Village Commercial Association, Quebec City, Quebec Shop Local

Coronavirus: Shop local campaigns aim to inject millions of dollars into Quebec economy – Montreal

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many local and independent businesses are struggling to survive. To help, campaigns are emerging across the province, urging Quebecers to buy local in an effort to increase business. Read more: Coronavirus: Dorval launches campaign aiming to boost local business In Canada, 63 per cent of businesses…
24
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Back to School, Back To School Shopping, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Online Shopping, Health, Online Shopping, Online Shopping COVID-19, U.S., World

Coronavirus: COVID-19 drives surge of online shopping

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of people shying away from malls and in-person retailers due to concerns over limiting the spread of the coronavirus and as a result, online shopping companies are seeing a surge of business. With back-to-school around the corner in the U.S., some consumer experts…
29
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, coronavirus and disability, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus people with disabilities, coronavirus update, COVID-19, COVID-19 and disability, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Disability, Health, Lifestyle, people with disabilities

People with disabilities, autism carry a heavier pandemic burden, advocates say – National

People with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates than other people in at least two states in the U.S., according to new data collected by NPR. In Pennsylvania, people with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying at a rate twice as high as other people…