DEC. 2020 BC COVID UPDATE: ALL BUT 2 DEATHS IN LONG-TERM CARE HOMES

As announced back on December 10, 2020, by BC’s Chief Public Health Officer, Bonnie Henry: “…These have been the most tragic days we’ve had yet, we’ve had an additional 28 people die from Covid-19, bringing the total number of people who’ve died in British Columbia to 587, and all but two of these people are elders and […]

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Switzerland holding referendum on power of government to impose lockdowns

Thomas Colson Jan 14, 2021 Published in Business Insider Switzerland will hold a referendum on whether to strip the government of its power to impose new lockdown measures amid an increasing national debate about the rights of individuals. The Financial Times reported that Friends of the Constitution, a campaign group, on Wednesday triggered the vote […]

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Dozens of Toronto businesses plan to defy lockdown orders

By Lauren O’Neil Published in Blog TO It’s been more than two months now since restaurants, cafes, gyms, salons, small retail stores and other businesses deemed “non-essential” were shut down (again) in Toronto, fully or partially, by order of the province. Employers, employees and entire communities are hurting, if not losing everything, from their jobs to their homes to their lives, as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on — and […]

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