Tag: Coronavirus

Tokyo Olympics Introduce Strict New Protocols for Games

Word came out this week that the Olympics have imposed some strict new rules for the Summer Games in Tokyo. On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) published the first of its official Tokyo 2020 Playbooks outlining the rules and regulations that

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Ontario Schools Return To Class On Monday February 8, Except Toronto, Peel, And York Region.

Yesterday afternoon the Minister of Education made the announcement that children in Ontario will resume in-person learning for elementary and secondary schools in all remaining public health units on February 8th, except for three regions: Toronto, Peel, and York Region.

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Dolly Parton Has Not Yet But Will Show And Tell When She Gets Vaccine

She’s gonna get it… just not yet! Dolly Parton revealed on Tuesday in an interview with The Associated Press that she has yet to get her COVID vaccine, but she’s going to get it eventually — and on camera! “I’m not going to get mine until

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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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