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The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 9:30 Health Canada is waiving some of its usual regulatory requirements to increase supplies of hand sanitizers, disinfectants, swabs and personal protective equipment such as masks

TBM using grant money to find municipal service efficiencies

Byway of a provincial grant, the Town of The Blue Mountains (TBM) will be hiring a third-party consultant to assess the current efficiency of its municipal services.

Residents oppose and support downtown cannabis facility

A number of Markdale residents say they have no issue with cannabis operations being established in Canada, just not in their downtown.

Radon, mould keep museum doors shuttered

The Town of Blue Mountains Public Library (BMPL) and Museum staff have been working to make the necessary repairs to the historic Craigleith Heritage Depot in order to reopen its doors to the public.

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.