Tag: Coronavirus

Province Releases List For Stay-At-Home Order

The Ontario government has put out a detailed list of what we can and can’t do now that the stay-at-home order has come into effect. The document answers various answers to people’s questions regarding the measure, including which stores can

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Boy Scout Troop Creates Safe ‘Hug Booth’ For Nursing Home – GNSOTD Tues, Dec. 27th 2020

We might have re-entered lockdown, but for many residents of nursing homes, lockdown has been going on for months during the Coronavirus pandemic. For thousands of residents of assisted living facilities across the United States that is especially true as

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The Best Free Video Chat Apps For Hosting A Virtual Holiday Party

With more and more regions entering lockdown or more restrictive phases of the provincial pandemic response; it is looking less and less like gatherings of any kind are a good idea. With that in mind, it might be beneficial to

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With New Restrictions Toronto Zoo To Close Indefinitely

With new lockdown restrictions returning to Toronto this morning, one of the city’s biggest attractions has announced it will be closing until further notice. As of this morning, Monday, November 23rd, the Toronto Zoo, the Holiday Marketplace, and Terra Lumina,

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Remembrance Day Ceremonies Today

Today is the 11th Day of the 11th Month and on the 11th hour, it is Remembrance Day, and for the most part we will be gathering in our own homes for a moment of silence, reflection, and remembrance of

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New York Book Store Lives Another Day Thanks To Community – GNSOTD Wed, Oct. 28th 2020

One of New York Cities oldest bookstores was in a bit of trouble this month until this past weekend. Nancy Bass Wyden is owner of the Strand Bookstores, which was founded in 1927 by Benjamin Bass, a Jewish Lithuanian immigrant,

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Kitchener-Waterloo To Have ‘Reverse’ Santa Claus Parades In November

It looks like Kitchener and Waterloo will be getting their Santa Claus parades after all… sort of. The Lions Club of Kitchener announced Monday that it will hold two “reverse” Santa Claus Parades this year. One in Kitchener, and one

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Communities Supporting Each Other With Desks For Students – GNSOTD Wed, Sept. 23rd

Parents across North America, trying to give their children the best chance with at home learning, are finding the same trouble; a shortage of desks. Across the U.S. people are finding solutions. In Columbus Ohio the non-profit Impact Community Action

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Having A Trip Planned Can Boost Happiness

A new poll conducted by the Institute for Applied Positive Research has found that simply planning a trip can help boost happiness and alleviate stress. The survey, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, found that just 14 percent of American

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Farmer Spreads Smiles With Sunflowers – GNSOTD Wed, Sept 9th 2020

With all the glum faces since the COVID-19 Pandemic began one farmer in Winsconsin wanted to bring a little happiness to others around him, so he found a way to do so one sunny plant at a time. Scott Thompson,

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