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The Government Of Newfoundland Is Broke

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 176 The province of Newfoundland & Labrador came within two weeks of being unable to pay its employees in all sectors in mid-April. In March the province was reporting just four cases of COVID-19 when Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball wrote the prime minister to warn that his province financial situation had collapsed. It […]

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Nunavut The Only Canadian Province Covid-19 Free

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 27 As of today, Nunavut remains the only Canadian Province or Territory without any confirmed or presumptive cases of Covid-19. The public health communicable disease team is following approximately 111 persons under investigation. So far, 43 people who were under investigation have been cleared and no longer need isolation. On March 24, the […]

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New Brunswick Gov. To Cover Child Care Fees For Unemployed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 76 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is working to minimize the financial impacts that child care facility closures are having on parents. “Next to the health and safety of children and staff, our decisions have been guided by how we can limit the financial impact on New Brunswickers,” said Education and Early […]

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No In, No Out; Canada/US Border Shut Down

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 54 The U.S.-Canada land border serves as an economic engine that supports over $2.4 billion dollars in daily trade. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States and Canada are temporarily restricting all non-essential travel across its borders. In each of our countries, we are encouraging people to exercise caution by avoiding […]

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Provincial Parks Closed, Camping Season In Jeopardy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 86 Parks Canada announced under the advice of public health experts, they are taking all steps necessary to support the Government of Canada’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reduce risks to visitors, employees, and other users of Parks Canada spaces. Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020, Parks […]

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Emergency Covid-19 Loans For Canadians Abroad

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 222 François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, highlighted the COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program for Canadians Abroad, as announced by the Prime Minister today. In light of the multiple measures implemented by governments throughout the world to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Canadian Government is advising all Canadians to avoid non-essential […]

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Trudeau Government Steadfast Handling Covid-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: 4 minutes Post Views: 114 On March 13th, 2020 the Public Health Agency of Canada advised Canadians to avoid all non-essential travel outside Canada in view of the worldwide pandemic and the rapidly evolving situation globally, and to self- isolate for 14 days upon returning to Canada. Today the Federal Government has imposed stricter guidelines for travelling […]

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Prime Minister Trudeau Celebrates International Woman’s Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 55 On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the accomplishments and leadership of women in Canada and around the world, and recommit ourselves to moving forward to a future in which everyone has an equal chance to succeed. We all have women in our lives who inspire us every day. This year’s theme, Because Of You, […]