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…
26
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: COVID, COVID-19, Economy, Global News at 6 New Brunswick, Meghan McCluskey, New Brunswick Reopening, Obscurity, Pam Wheaton, Pamela Wheaton, Reopening Plan, Saint John, Vaccination Status

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…
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.
07
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, covid fitness goals, COVID-19 Pandemic, Covid-19 reopening, Health, Life Goals, Lifestyle, post-pandemic plans, SMART goals, Travel Plans

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…
23
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Covid19, COVID19 travel, Economy, edmonton airport, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Edmonton economy, Edmonton International Airport, EIA, International Travel, Roundtable, Traffic, WestJet, World

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…
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…
27
May
2021
Posted by: In: Economy, Federal Funding, Maryam Monsef, Peterborough And The Kawartha’s Economic Development, peterborough tourism, Peterborough-Kawartha, PKED, PKED Tourism Resiliency Project, Tourism

COVID-19: Feds provide $500,000 to support tourism industry recovery in Peterborough region – Peterborough

The federal government is providing $500,000 to assist tourism-oriented businesses in the Peterborough region impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday morning, Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef announced the non-payable investment of $500,000 for the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) to support the region’s tourism industry’s recovery. The EDC…
18
May
2021
Posted by: In: Box Lacrosse, COVID, COVID-19, Lacrosse, Lacrosse Canada, Major Series Lacrosse, Mann Cup, MSL, news, Sports, Western Lacrosse Association, WLA

COVID-19: For second year, MSL and WLA cancel box lacrosse seasons, Mann Cup championship

The ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted both Major Series Lacrosse in Ontario and the Western Lacrosse Association in British Columbia to cancel their respective seasons for the second-straight year. That also means the cancellation of the Mann Cup, the national senior men’s box lacrosse championship that…
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…