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…
29
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Economy, Saskatatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan News, saskatoon coronavirus, Saskatoon News, Saskatoon Tourism, Tourism, Tourism Saskatoon, Year in Review

Tourism sector won’t recover until 2024: Tourism Saskatoon CEO – Saskatoon

It will take years for Saskatoon’s tourism industry to recover, according to Stephanie Clovechok. The CEO of Tourism Saskatoon recalled the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic around the time the 2020 Juno Awards were about to be held at SaskTel Centre. Read more: Coronavirus — Saskatoon’s Prairie Lily…
22
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: ", Business, corona virus, Corona Virus Update, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Headlines, Coronavirus Latest News, coronavirus news, coronavirus outbreak, coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus Today, coronavirus update, COVID-19, Economy, Vaccine For COVID-19, vaccine news, vaccine rollout

Ottawa restaurateur calls Ontario lockdowns a ‘kick in the gut’

Sarah Chown, managing partner of Ottawa’s Metropolitan Brasserie, tells Global News that the Ontario government’s decision to include the nation’s capital in its provincewide lockdown is unfair to restaurant owners heading into the normally busy holiday season.
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…
10
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Child Abuse, child cyber exploitation, Child Exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, covid canada, COVID-19, online child exploitation, Sexual Abuse

Coronavirus pandemic contributed to rise in online child exploitation, Fintrac says – National

Canada’s anti-money laundering agency is flagging some telltale signs that a financial transaction could be linked to online child sexual exploitation. The federal Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, known as Fintrac, says in an operational alert issued today the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to an increase…
06
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, City of Edmonton, COVID-19, COVID-19 EDMONTON, Economy, edmonton covid-19 economic recovery, edmonton economic recovery, Edmonton economy, Edmonton Online Shopping, Tech, U Of A, University of Alberta, university of alberta school of retailing

U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push – Edmonton

As COVID-19 increases the urge for many to shop online, the University of Alberta has partnered with the City of Edmonton to help local businesses improve their presence on the web. The Making Edmonton Digital program aims to get small businesses that may not have been able to make…
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,…
02
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Bulldog Pub & Grill, Canada, Coronavirus, Coronavirus in Ontario, COVID-19, Durham, durham region, Durham region businesses, Icebar Cafe, IGreek Oshawa, Ontario Coronavirus, Oshawa, Pandemic

‘Bulldog Fiesta Passport’ program hopes to keep Durham businesses alive during holidays – Durham

As businesses in Durham region continue to fight to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic, an Oshawa restaurant has brought forward an interactive initiative to help a number of owners make it through the holiday season. Julie Eves took over Bulldog Pub & Grill in February, just before the pandemic…
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…
30
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: AHF, alternate health facility, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, KHSC, Kingston, kingston health sciences centre, Kingston News, Providence Care, Queen's University, St. Mary's of the Lake

Former St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital to be used as COVID-19 overflow facility – Kingston

Kingston Health Sciences Centre has identified the former St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital site as the location of an alternate health facility that could be quickly activated in the event of hospital capacity challenges due to COVID-19. This is a change to the plan KHSC, initially announced in…