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Erin's mayor responds to Code of Silence award

ERIN – Erin Mayor Allan Alls said he feels it was unfair for the town to be named as the most secretive municipal government in Canada.

Report shows Wellington County's Ontario Works recipients getting support for longer periods of time

COUNTY OF WELLINGTON – The County of Wellington’s Ontario Works caseload has increased slightly by 1.5 per cent to 2,005 total in 2019 compared to 2018.

BC public safety minister declares provincial state of emergency

In a press conference today (March 18), provincial public safety minister Mike Farnworth declared a provincial state of emergency. This declaration is a response to recent reports from BC’s provincial health officer Dr.

“We will weather the storm”: Local educators prepping instruction with empty classrooms

Coronavirus hit home in a big way as classes in schools across the province were suspended until further notice by the Alberta government Sunday afternoon.

Canada-US border shutdown, financial measures

In an address Wednesday morning (March 18), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the shutdown of the Canada-US border. Essential travel will still be allowed under these restrictions.

South Peace residents struggle to adjust to life under a pandemic

With northern Alberta reporting its first case of coronavirus Monday and 74 cases reported in Alberta as of press time, nearly every aspect of society has been impacted.
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.