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Canadian transit agencies adjust services due to COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian transit agencies adjust services due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Transit agencies across Canada have adjusted their operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in some cases by suspending fare collection altogether.
Why the feds aren't closing the door on non-essential businesses

Why the feds aren't closing the door on non-essential businesses

OTTAWA — While Canada's response to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken off drastically in the last week, some have found it lopsided across the country.
Parliament to return to deal with emergency financial aid package

Parliament to return to deal with emergency financial aid package

OTTAWA — Parliament will be recalled to deal with legislation to free up billions in financial aid for Canadians and businesses to weather the COVID-19 crisis, likely next week.
Trudeau promises $82B in economic supports in COVID-19 fight

Trudeau promises $82B in economic supports in COVID-19 fight

OTTAWA — The federal government will deploy up to $82 billion in direct spending and deferred taxes to help every Canadian get through the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.
'Don't panic, but take it seriously': Canadian in Italy offers advice

'Don't panic, but take it seriously': Canadian in Italy offers advice

VANCOUVER — As some Canadians react to warnings about COVID-19 with a sense of gravity while others optimistically stick to their daily routines, a former Vancouver resident in northern Italy says he knows both of those feelings.
Students at several colleges, universities asked to vacate dorms over COVID-19

Students at several colleges, universities asked to vacate dorms over COVID-19

Students at several post-secondary institutions were asked or told Wednesday to move out of their dorms in response to COVID-19, forcing many to search for housing or move between cities at a time when Canadians have been advised to stay home.
Effect of social distancing measures will take time to appear, experts say

Effect of social distancing measures will take time to appear, experts say

MONTREAL — Experts on Wednesday urged Canadians not to get discouraged if the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise rapidly in the coming days, despite the drastic measures taken by society to slow the spread. Dr.
Quebec musicians, athletes answer premier's call to warn youth on COVID-19

Quebec musicians, athletes answer premier's call to warn youth on COVID-19

MONTREAL — Quebec athletes and celebrities stepped up after the premier called on anyone with a large social media following to urge teens to heed COVID-19 health advice.

Indigenous Storytelling Month

February was Indigenous Storytelling Month in Saskatchewan, with over 150 schools, libraries and organizations hosting events. The timing of the storytelling month reflects the traditional time when storytelling would occur.

Wakaw Legion Hosts Valentine's Day Fundraiser

Valentine’s Day was extra special this year for the 84 people who purchased tickets to Italian Night hosted by the Wakaw Legion. The $12.50 ticket paid for a sit-down meal served by Legion volunteers.