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Ontario Providing Additional Financial Support for Young Learners

News Release Ontario Providing Additional Financial Support for Young Learners Starting today families can apply for the funding online VAUGHAN — The Ontario government is again providing financial relief for families facing new education-related expenses in the COVID-19 era with support totalling $380 million. Starting today, parents or guardians residing in Ontario can complete a simple … Continue reading

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Ontario Supports Management Agreements at Two Long-Term Care Homes

News Release Ontario Supports Management Agreements at Two Long-Term Care Homes Temporary Measures are Required to Help Contain COVID-19 Outbreaks TORONTO — The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved new voluntary management agreements for two long-term care homes in Scarborough and Richmond Hill to help address the current spread of COVID-19 in the homes and … Continue reading

Philippines

Mt. Province town maintains Covid-free status

Mt. Province town maintains Covid-free status By Liza Agoot   BAGUIO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – Sadanga, a town in Mountain Province, remains free of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Ignacio Pangket, executive assistant of Sadanga Mayor Gabino Ganggangan, during the second session of the Regional Dagyaw 2020 “Usapang Gobyerno: Coping and thriving with Covid-19 IP concerns”, on … Continue reading

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Philippines secures 2.6M shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid jab

PH secures 2.6M shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid jab By Lade Jean Kabagani   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The 2.6 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine developed in the United Kingdom are now secured as the national government, alongside the private sector, signed a tripartite agreement with the AztraZeneca pharmaceutical company on Friday. In a … Continue reading

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City of Edmonton adds new restrictions and recommendations

News Release City of Edmonton adds new restrictions and recommendations The City of Edmonton is taking action to help support and enforce the new restrictions the Government of Alberta announced on Tuesday to slow the spread of COVID-19. New measures and recommendations introduced by the City complement the provincial restrictions on gatherings and support enforcement. “In … Continue reading

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Ontario Calls on Ottawa for Certainty as COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation Continues

News Release Ontario Calls on Ottawa for Certainty as COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation Continues Province Wants Assurances that Canada Will Not Be Last in Line to Receive Vaccines TORONTO ― The Ontario government is calling on the federal government to immediately lay out its plan to allocate COVID-19 vaccines across the country as the province continues … Continue reading

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ServiceOntario Offering Appointment Booking to Help Alleviate Wait Times

News Release ServiceOntario Offering Appointment Booking to Help Alleviate Wait Times Customers can now book appointments online for in-person services at select locations TORONTO — To help reduce wait times and manage customer flow, ServiceOntario is now offering appointment booking at 42 of its busiest locations. Appointments will minimize lineups and wait times for customers … Continue reading

Alberta

Alberta under state of public health emergency; 1,077 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 146: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Nov. 26, 5:15 p.m.) Alberta is under a state of public health emergency. Aggressive new measures will protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 1,077 new cases were identified. There are 383 people in hospital due to … Continue reading

Alberta

Alberta to launch rapid testing for COVID-19

News Release Alberta to launch rapid testing for COVID-19 Alberta will soon begin piloting point-of-care rapid testing for COVID-19, providing faster, more convenient testing for the disease. Over the last two months, Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) have been working to evaluate the effectiveness of the Abbott IDNow and PanBio COVID-19 … Continue reading