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COVID-19 Has Cost Ontario’s Foodservice Sector More Than 300,000 Jobs

Restaurants Canada estimates that 800,000 foodservice jobs have already been lost nationwide due to COVID-19 — more than 300,000 just in Ontario alone — and they might not return if current conditions continue. With restaurants now struggling to pay rent

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Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Centre Opening In Casselman

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), in partnership with the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital, is opening a drive-through COVID-19 testing centre in Casselman on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. The centre is located at the EOHU’s Casselman office, at 872

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You Can Report Price Gouging

Sadly we are seeing some businesses taking advantage of those in need to critical supplies by inflating their prices. Now you can report price gouging that you may see on line or by calling a special hotline. Report gouging on

Posted in All Stories, Covid-19, News, Sports

Support For Veterans During COVID-19

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 554 Rockland Ontario is very concerned about the current coronavirus we are all facing, and understands this situation can be difficult for members.   The legion wants to ensure that any veteran and or their families

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State Of Emergency Declared for Prescott-Russell And More

In response to growing concerns over COVID-19 in Eastern Ontario, the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G), the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) and the City of Cornwall have declared a state of emergency today as

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McDonald’s To Reduce Menu

McDonald’s is cutting down its menu and is no longer going to serve breakfast all day due to the coronavirus.  Mickey D’s is no longer going to serve salads, grilled chicken sandwiches and chicken tenders.  McNuggets and McGriddles will still

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Gatineau Tenant Fined $1000 For Hosting A Gathering During Covid Isolation

A Gatineau person received a $1,000 fine for hosting a gathering at an apartment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, the Quebec Government banned all public gatherings in a bid to limit the spread of novel coronavirus, including gatherings in

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Guidelines For Private Daycares From EOHU

In alignment with the revised directives issued by the Government of Ontario, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is advising private daycares with 5 children or less that they can resume operations, provided they take the required infection control measures.

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New Protocol For Canada Post

Canada Post is reducing its hours, installing clear barriers and offering priority service to those at high risk. Post offices will open an hour later and close an hour earlier to clean, restock and “provide some relief to employees.” Also,

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Olympic Games To Be Postponed By a Year

Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo has announced that the summer Olympic Games will be postponed for a year, until 2021. The executive board of Tokyo 2020 has scheduled a press conference on Monday that is now expected formally to announce the postponement of the

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From Beer To Sanitizer

Labatt Breweries announced over the weekend that they are shifting production from beer to sanitizer. This will produce and distribute 50,000 bottles of hand sanitizer which will support Food Banks of Canada, front line workers and partners in the restaurant

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Canadian Athletes Will Not Compete At Tokyo 2020 Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) say they won’t send athletes to compete at the Tokyo Games — set to begin July 24 — if they proceed as scheduled. Backed by the Athletes’ Commissions, National Sport Organizations and the Government

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Your Only Option Now Is The Drive Thru

Many restaurants remain open for delivery, and take out, where you can walk up to the counter and place your order. The Golden Arches will no longer be offering this service: customers will no longer be able to walk into

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EOHU Orders Several Types of Establishments to Close Immediately to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

In response to an increasing number of community-acquired COVID-19 cases in Ontario, and to clarify some public confusion, Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health at the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), is ordering the immediate closure of several additional

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Third Confirmed Covid Case For Prescott-Russell

Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health at the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), has confirmed a third positive case of COVID-19 in the EOHU area. The individual in their 30’s is from Prescott-Russell and does not have a history

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