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April 13, 2020  

A provincial guide to what’s being done to fight COVID-19

Jurisdictions have introduced various measures to battle pandemic

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April 13, 2020  

Concerns raised in Quebec about quarantine rules for migrant workers

UPDATED: Farmers, food processors to get federal funds to help foreign workers isolate

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April 13, 2020  

Emergency officials in New Brunswick warn of potential flooding this week

20-40 mm of rain expected alongside mild weather

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April 13, 2020  

Pet fur as vehicle for COVID spread? Vets say distancing applies to animals, too

‘We have to think of pets as a social extension of the family’

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April 9, 2020  

Steps for Life fundraiser will take different turn in 2020

Supporters encouraged to conduct private activities in support of Threads of Life

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April 9, 2020  

European ‘kiss’ greeting poses dilemma during COVID-19

And other occupational health and safety headlines you didn’t expect

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April 8, 2020  

Ontario pledges to make essential workplaces safer during COVID-19

Construction hours extended to accelerate hospital projects

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April 8, 2020  

Alberta man charged after licking products in store as part of ‘COVID Challenge’

Group tampered with items as part of TikTok prank

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April 8, 2020  

Maple Leaf halts work at Ontario poultry plant after three COVID-19 cases

Facility undergoing deep clean amidst investigation

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April 7, 2020  

China’s virus pandemic epicentre Wuhan ends 11-week lockdown

Restrictive measures were initially put in place on Jan. 23

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April 7, 2020  

Canadian companies promise 30,000 ventilators on way: Trudeau

More than 5,000 businesses have answered call for PPE manufacturing

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April 6, 2020  

3M makes deal with White House, says Canada will continue to receive N95 masks

Trump declares end to his spat with Minnesota-based company

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April 6, 2020  

Ontario health-care workers have enough PPE for one more week: Ford 

Various provincial manufacturers retooling to produce gear

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April 6, 2020  

Trudeau cites U.S. as culprit in PPE problems, insists deliveries will happen

Shipments being delayed, redirected as result of Trump order

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April 6, 2020  

How are employers responding to COVID-19?

National survey of Canadian employers looks at layoffs, business decline and evolving HR policies

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April 6, 2020  

Canada looking to disinfect used masks; Tam asks they not be thrown away

‘It is one of the most important and I think worthwhile lines of pursuit for PPE right now’

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April 6, 2020  

Quebec extends non-essential business shutdown to May 4

COVID-19 cases continue to climb as province awaits peak

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April 5, 2020  

Advocates warn of ‘disaster’ if more protections not given to migrant workers

14 Kelowna nursery staff test positive for COVID-19

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April 5, 2020  

Trudeau to talk to Trump about COVID masks after White House bars export

Pulp for masks stems from B.C. mill in Nanaimo

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April 3, 2020  

Ontario closing more businesses effective Saturday to limit spread of COVID-19

Measure includes all industrial construction, except essential projects like hospitals