OHS Canada Magazine

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March 25, 2020  

Health minister encourages kindness, fresh air to manage COVID-19 stress

Mental health an issue as isolation expected to extend to 2 months

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March 25, 2020  

Ontario introduces $17B COVID-19 package, more than doubles deficit

Package includes influx of cash for health sector

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March 25, 2020  

China lifting last controls in province at outbreak’s centre

Restrictions beginning to ease following battle with COVID-19

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March 25, 2020  

Construction labour groups raise concerns over jobsite safety amid outbreak

Calls to follow Quebec’s lead and suspend industry in Ontario

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March 24, 2020  

Toronto hospital holds mask drive as groups sound alarm over impending shortage

Michael Garron Hospital accepting N95 respirator masks

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March 24, 2020  

Quebec to close non-essential businesses until April 13 as COVID-19 cases spike

‘Effectively, Quebec will be on pause for the next three weeks’: Premier

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March 24, 2020  

Safety supply stores among essential businesses in Ontario

Non-essential businesses closures in effect as of midnight, March 24

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March 23, 2020  

Ontario ordering non-essential businesses to close

Measure will begin Tuesday at 11:59 p.m., last for 14 days

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March 23, 2020  

COVID-19 cases in Canada surge to 1,472 as death toll hits 21

Parliament set to resume to pass emergency legislation

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March 23, 2020  

Business Council of Canada calls on PM to do more about COVID-19 pandemic

Urges order for all non-essential staff to stay home

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March 23, 2020  

New normal: no non-essential cross-border trips during COVID-19 crisis

Measures will stay in place for minimum of 30 days

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March 20, 2020  

Feds offer help to companies to retool, pump out COVID-19 medical gear

Ventilators, masks and other personal protective gear needed

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March 20, 2020  

First responders adjust how they respond to emergencies in face of pandemic

Some firefighters may stop responding to non-critical calls

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March 20, 2020  

Bereavement workers say they don’t have access to enough masks

Enbalmers fear they’ll catch virus from remains of infected

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March 20, 2020  

Worker at Toronto jail in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19: union

Employee returned from trip to Europe and worked before self-isolation

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March 20, 2020  

Sobeys installs Plexiglas shields to fight spread of COVID-19

Store hours also being reduced during pandemic

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March 19, 2020  

Automakers shut North American plants over coronavirus fears

Move addresses concerns for employees who work in close quarters

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March 19, 2020  

CBC temporarily scraps local TV newscasts, except for the North, due to COVID-19

P.E.I. premier ‘incredibly disappointed’ to learn of decision

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March 19, 2020  

Rescue teams warn backcountry users to limit risk in Alberta, B.C. mountains

Resources are stretched due to COVID-19

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March 18, 2020  

‘It is going to get a lot worse before it gets better’

Crisis expert shares advice on navigating through a pandemic