11
May
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Ontario, COVID, COVID-19, covid-19 businesses, COVID-19 Ontario, COVID-19 Ontario businesses, COVID-19 Ontario restrictions, Economy, Health, Ontario businesses, Ontario restrictions, Ontario state of emergency, Ontario Stay-at-home order

Ontario businesses bristle at potential COVID-19 stay-at-home order extension

The light at the end of the tunnel may not be as bright as businesses had been expecting as Ontario’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order, scheduled to expire on May 20, may be extended. The provincewide restrictions have forced businesses, like personal care services and most gymst, to stay closed. Other…
05
May
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Canadians get COVID-19 vaccine in US, Canadians going to US for COVID-19 vaccine, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, get COVID vaccine in US, Health, how to get US COVID vaccine, US Covid-19 Vaccines, World

Canadians flying south for COVID-19 vaccines as U.S. demand for doses falls – National

With COVID-19 vaccine demand declining in the United States, some Canadians facing third-wave lockdowns are flying south to get inoculated, perhaps months earlier than they would be able to at home. Jimmy Simmons, 37, saw friends in their 40s struggling to get a shot in the hard-hit Canadian province…
15
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: City of Mississauga, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Mississauga, COVID, COVID-19, COVID-19 Mississauga, Health, Huf Gym, Huf Gym Mississauga, Mississauga Bylaw Enforcement, Mississauga Bylaws, peel regional police

Standoff includes police as Mississauga gym owner reopens despite COVID-19 emergency orders – Toronto

After bylaw officers sat outside for two days watching, Peel Regional Police officers moved in outside a Mississauga gym that opened this week in the face of Ontario laws that prevent fitness facilities from seeing most clients in person. But despite the police presence, the gym remained open and…
12
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: Cambridge news, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID antigen testing, COVID_19 rapid testing, COVID-19, Health, Kitchener news, Ontario COVID_19 rapid testing project, Ontario governement pilot project, Staysafe COVID-19 Waterloo Region, Waterloo COVID-19 pilot project, Waterloo news, Waterloo Region news

New COVID-19 rapid screening pilot project for small-, medium-sized businesses in Waterloo Region

Upper levels of government are launching a new COVID-19 rapid screening pilot project in Waterloo Region which will offer tests for employees of small- and medium-sized businesses. The province says the StaySafe program will aim to conduct 3,000 rapid antigen point-of-care tests in the area on a weekly basis.…
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…
03
Mar
2021
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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…