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1 location in Kingston to offer free rapid COVID-19 tests Saturday – Kingston

On Wednesday, the province announced 50 locations across the province where free rapid COVID-19 antigen tests could be picked up. Despite the high rate of Omicron in the Kingston region, only one location is listed for the KFL&A region. On Saturday, between 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., free rapid…
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COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Hamilton kids 5 to 11 can be booked starting Tuesday – Hamilton

A segment of Hamilton’s population currently at the greatest risk of COVID-19 infections will soon have a chance to get their first shot of a vaccine to fight the affliction late this week. Pfizer shots for the city’s estimated 42,000 children are set to hit Hamilton public health’s VERTO…
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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…
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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…
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Vaccination status, masks: What can businesses ask of patrons after COVID-19 restrictions lift? – New Brunswick

Having opened in the middle of COVID-19, Obscurity in Saint John hasn’t seen a business day without strict public health protocols in place. That’s set to change this weekend, with New Brunswick slated to lift all pandemic restrictions at 11:59 Friday night. “It’s going to be interesting seeing our…
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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.
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COVID-19 pandemic forced 75% Canadians to delay major life goals, survey shows – National

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted people’s lives and shifted priorities, a majority of Canadians put major life decisions on hold over the past 15 months, a new survey published Wednesday showed. Physical restrictions and mental challenges got in the way of people achieving their goals this past year, with…
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Westjet speaks with stakeholders about future of travel in and out of Edmonton – Edmonton

The future of air travel in and out of Edmonton was the main topic of discussion on Wednesday at a roundtable held by a major airline. Westjet hosted the two-hour session with approximately 80 business leaders, airport officials and officials from all three levels of government. READ MORE: Edmonton International…
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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…
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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…