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Blue Mountains closes all municipal facilities

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve locally, the town of the Blue Mountains council decided to close all municipal facilities.

Grey Highlands launches emergency management plan for COVID-19

UPDATE: 3:04 p.m. The Municipality of Grey Highlands has now decided to close all offices, facilities, and non-essential services.

Communication with county, neighbours is key in COVID-19 pandemic, says TBM lead staffer

The Town of the Blue Mountains (TBM) CAO says increased communication with its county counterparts has been vital as the region copes with reducing resident exposure to COVID-19.

Thornbury Foodland looks to the community for backup amid COVID-19 shopping craze

Thornbury’s sole grocery store has been feeling the heat of panic shopping in recent days. “This has been crazy. Like nothing I have ever seen in 50 years,” says Brian Leduc, owner of Foodland in Thornbury.
CBC temporarily scraps local TV newscasts, except for the North, due to COVID-19

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

TORONTO — The CBC temporarily scrapped most of its local TV newscasts to consolidate resources at CBC News Network amid the COVID-19 crisis on Wednesday — a move the premier of Prince Edward Island said should be reversed to keep remote and vulnerabl
Saskatchewan government willing to spend what's needed on COVID-19 pandemic

Saskatchewan government willing to spend what's needed on COVID-19 pandemic

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government has outlined its spending for the year ahead, with $200 million more for health care and $1.3 billion for emergencies.

Doors closed, business continues at town hall, says deputy mayor

According to the Town of the Blue Mountains (TBM) deputy mayor, even though town hall is closed to the public, the local government is anything but shut down. “We are not shut down.

Saskatchewan declares state of emergency

The Government of Saskatchewan announced Wednesday they are declaring a state of emergency amid the continuously growing number of positive tests for COVID-19. Premier Scott Moe, along with chief medical officer Dr.
Ottawa's pandemic plan lands as provinces ramp up responses to COVID-19

Ottawa's pandemic plan lands as provinces ramp up responses to COVID-19

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched an $82 billion pandemic battle plan Wednesday to help Canadians ride out the economic consequences of COVID-19 as the country's top public health official warned the virus will be here for a while and could come
Stranded Canadians struggle to return home—and get refunds for cancelled flights

Stranded Canadians struggle to return home—and get refunds for cancelled flights

Canadians abroad are raising concerns about compensation as they try to find a way back home, with some stranded as borders close and airlines cut flights due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.