ottawa

Prime Minister announces support for food banks, local food organizations

News Release Prime Minister announces support for food banks and local food organizations Food banks and local food organizations provide help to Canadians across the country, particularly people and communities most vulnerable to economic uncertainty. These organizations are facing an increased demand for their services, and added pressure from shortages in donations and volunteers. Now … Continue reading

Philippines

DFA records 18 new Covid-19 cases among Filipinos abroad

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday reported 18 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total number to 466. “As of 3 April 2020, 18 new Covid-19 cases among overseas Filipinos in the following regions: Asia and Pacific, Europe, and Americas, have been confirmed, … Continue reading

Philippines

Malasakit Centers one-stop-shops for med aid, not for Covid-19

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday belied misinformation circulating on social media about Malasakit Centers, clarifying that no donations are accepted or distributed in these centers. “There are no donations in Malasakit Centers. First of all, Malasakit Centers are simply intended as one-stop shops for poor and indigent patients … Continue reading

Edmonton

City of Edmonton renews State of Local Emergency to continue to protect public safety

News Release City of Edmonton renews State of Local Emergency to continue to protect public safety The City of Edmonton’s State of Local Emergency has been extended another seven days as officials continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to rapidly evolve, this measure allows the City to respond appropriately to help to … Continue reading

Alberta

Since March 31, an additional 117 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 871; There have been two additional deaths

News Release Update 19: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (April 1 at 5:00 p.m.) Since March 31, an additional 117 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 871. There have been two additional deaths. Latest updates Cases have been identified in all zones across the … Continue reading