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British Columbia COVID-19 Updates, 19 New Cases Of Coronavirus
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Coronavirus Death Toll Up In British Columbia, 19 New Cases

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 53 British Columbia COVID-19 Updates, 19 New Cases British Columbia – Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia: “We are announcing 29 new cases, for a total of 1,203 cases in British […]

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Manitoba Suspends Classroom Learning Indefinitely

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 46 At the advice of the chief provincial public health officer, Manitoba is suspending classroom learning for kindergarten to Grade 12 students indefinitely for this school year to help ‘flatten the curve’ and reduce the impact of COVID-19 throughout the province, Premier Brian Pallister and Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “We must […]

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Alberta Premier Kenny Just Made A Costly $7.5 Billion Mistake

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 164 The Government of Alberta has finalized an agreement with Calgary-based TC Energy Corporation to provide financial support to accelerate construction of the KXL pipeline starting April 1. This investment will include $1.5 billion in equity investment in 2020 followed by a $6 billion loan guarantee in 2021. The project is expected to […]

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Lockdown At Drumheller Prison With Fear Of Covid-19 Outbreak

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 46 A lockdown is in place in the medium-security unit at Drumheller Institution as a precautionary measure after some inmates showed symptoms consistent with influenza. “The health and safety of our employees, offenders and the public is our top priority. While we currently have no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our institutions, we […]

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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 […]