Tag: COVID-19

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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Vaccine With Potential Funded In Part By Dolly Parton – GNSOTD Wed, Nov. 18th 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been awful. We are living through our hundred year plague and it has been wearing on the hearts and minds of billions. But, so far, one thing has been consistent. The science has continually proven right

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Bake Off Leads To Thousands of Cookies for Frontline Coronavirus Workers – GNSOTD Mon, Nov. 16th 2020

Scrolling through Facebook one morning in April, middle school English teacher Jeremy Uhrich noticed something unusual: his friend Scott McKenzie showing off his homemade chocolate chip cookies. “I work at a small college here in Huntingdon and I was furloughed

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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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Fall Activities And Your Risk Of Catching COVID-19

It is fully into fall, the leaves are a resplendent colour, it’s a season full of activities for everyone to try and enjoy. But the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be an ever present concern. Which activities are safe, and which

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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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