Burlington hospital builds pandemic response unit amid COVID-19 outbreak

Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington is working to build a Pandemic Response Unit to provide care to patients with COVID-19. Erica Vella has details.

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Coronavirus: U.S. Senate passes $2.2. trillion aid package in response to COVID-19 – National

WASHINGTON — The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed

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Plague Inc. game adds ‘save the world’ mode in response to coronavirus – National

The creators behind the Plague Inc. video game have seen sales explode for all the wrong reasons during the novel coronavirus pandemic, so they’re

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Canada Post to reduce hours, install clear barriers in response to COVID-19

Canada Post is reducing its hours, installing clear barriers at post office counters and offering priority service to those at higher risk in response to

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‘We are putting the entire public at risk’: Doctors say shelters need urgent help with COVID-19 response

It wasn’t a usual, crowded protest. On Saturday, a small group of doctors marched across the street from the Calgary Drop-In Centre, keeping two metres

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Mayor Don Iveson speaks to city’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Mayor Don Iveson will update the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic at  3 p.m. Thursday. CBC will livestream the mayor’s comments from city hall here. On

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City of Calgary declares state of local emergency in response to COVID-19 pandemic

The City of Calgary declared a state of local emergency Sunday in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic. The city said events and some buildings will

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Shaw opens WiFi hotspots up to the public for free in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Calgary-based Shaw Communications announced Saturday that it will open up its more than 100,000 WiFi hotspots across Canada to the public to help people stay connected during

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‘Trying times’: City holds emergency council meeting in response to COVID-19

The city of Edmonton has called an emergency council meeting as Alberta announces a series of new directives designed to slow the spread of

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Canada’s response to Iran crash a ‘180-degree shift’ from Air India disaster, experts say

Canada’s response to the Ukrainian air crash tragedy is very different from the way Canadians reacted to the Air India disaster 35 years ago, experts

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