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252 COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020
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252 COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020: — Ontario: 103 confirmed (five cases resolved) — British Columbia: 73 confirmed, including one death (six cases resolved) — Alberta: 39 confirmed — Quebec: 24 confirmed — New Brunswick: Two confirmed — Manitoba: Four confirmed — Canadians quarantined at CFB Trenton: Four confirmed — Saskatchewan: Two confirmed —...

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020
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The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020

— Total: 159 (155 confirmed, four presumptive; 11 cases resolved) The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020: — Ontario: 60 confirmed (five cases resolved) — British Columbia: 53 confirmed, including one death (six cases resolved) — Alberta: 23 confirmed — Quebec: 17 confirmed — New Brunswick: one confirmed — Manitoba: three presumptive — Saskatchewan: one presumptive...

NEWS ALERT: Prime minister’s wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19: PMO
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NEWS ALERT: Prime minister’s wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister’s Office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for the novel corona virus. Following medical advice, the prime minister’s wife is remaining in isolation for the time being. The PMO says in a statement that she is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild. It says...

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How Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to Canada’s sick-leave benefits under employment insurance Wednesday, to respond to concerns about COVID-19. Here is a quick overview of how the program works and what these changes mean: What are EI sick-leave benefits? Eligible workers with no or limited paid-leave benefits through their employers can apply...

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19):  Travel advice from the Government of Canada
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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Travel advice from the Government of Canada

All travellers should be aware that there are health risks when you travel. It is important to check your destination before you leave to know the risks and to be prepared.
The decision on Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease in Canada Order (Persons Not on Government Flight) is effective from February 19 to April 30, 2020.

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Government of Canada evacuating Canadians on board Grand Princess cruise ship

News release March 8, 2020  – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, today announced that the Government of Canada has secured a plane to repatriate Canadians on board the Grand Princess off the west...

HELP STOP THE SPREAD of COVID-19
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HELP STOP THE SPREAD of COVID-19

Please also consider “social distancing” by foregoing close greetings such as hugs, kisses and handshakes, and where possible look at doing things such as meetings virtually.
This time, please use common sense in managing your own health.