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2020-04-02

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

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-04-02

Let The Product Spin Offs Begin: Tiger King

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Philadelphia’s Evil Genius Beer Company has created a Tiger King beer in honor of the Netflix documentary.  The pale ale is called ”Felt Cute, Might Feed My Husband To A Tiger Later IDK.” The beer is available for takeout only

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2020-04-02

Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Centre Opening In Casselman

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-04-01

(Click Here To Watch) Covid-19 A La Sound Of Music

Posted by: Derrick Scott

There have been hundreds and hundreds of parodies made and posted on line. Many people are seeking out humor to deal with the pandemic. If you’re one, you may enjoy this one.

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2020-04-01

(Click Here To Watch) Covid-19 Rules From M*A*S*H

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Fans of the classic television show may get a kick out of this. They were practicing the rules even back then! Photo Credit

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2020-04-01

Home Deliveries For Groceries…And The Little Blue Pill

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Erik Thiago, of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has started a Viagra delivery service because of the coronavirus. The city is under lockdown so the 22 year-old delivers blue pills to men in need on his bike. He will also deliver groceries

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2020-04-01

The Covid-19 Movie

Posted by: Derrick Scott

The first coronavirus movie is ready for streaming. ”Corona” was directed by Canadian Mostafa Keshvari and was finished just before the virus hit North America. The movie is about several people, who get trapped in an elevator with someone, who has

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2020-04-01

Covid-19 = More Drinks

Posted by: Derrick Scott

A new study by Nielsen reveals that sales of alcoholic beverages have risen by 55% in the last few weeks due to the coronavirus. Sales of tequila, gin and pre-mixed cocktails have jumped by 75% while wine has skyrocketed by

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2020-03-31

You Can Report Price Gouging

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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

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2020-03-31

Support For Veterans During COVID-19

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-04-02

Let The Product Spin Offs Begin: Tiger King

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Philadelphia’s Evil Genius Beer Company has created a Tiger King beer in honor of the Netflix documentary.  The pale ale is called ”Felt Cute, Might Feed My Husband To A Tiger Later IDK.” The beer is available for takeout only

Read More..

2020-04-01

(Click Here To Watch) Covid-19 A La Sound Of Music

Posted by: Derrick Scott

There have been hundreds and hundreds of parodies made and posted on line. Many people are seeking out humor to deal with the pandemic. If you’re one, you may enjoy this one.

Read More..

2020-04-01

The Covid-19 Movie

Posted by: Derrick Scott

The first coronavirus movie is ready for streaming. ”Corona” was directed by Canadian Mostafa Keshvari and was finished just before the virus hit North America. The movie is about several people, who get trapped in an elevator with someone, who has

Read More..

2020-03-31

Covid Turns Tiger King Into A Hit

Posted by: Derrick Scott

More and more people are occupying their isolation time by binge watching television series on Netflix. Tiger King is now the #1 streaming series on Netflix. Haven’t heard of it, or seen it, check out the trailer below.

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2020-03-30

(Click Here To Listen) Grandma Got Run Over By…Covid?

Posted by: Derrick Scott

There have been dozens and dozens of parody songs created since the Covid-19 outbreak. Randy Brooks wrote the original “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” for Christmas. He has since updated it for the Coronavirus calling it ‘Grandma Got

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2020-03-30

Working From Home – The Boss Could Be Watching

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Millions around the world are working from home during the pandemic. Sure there are many that are actually working, but some many be taking advantage of the situation. Some employers are using spy software to keep tabs on remote workers

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2020-03-26

When Your Self-Isolating But Are Craving A Snack – Send Your Dog Out

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Antonio Munoz, of Mexico, was recently craving Cheetos while self quarantining from the coronavirus. He attached a note to his Chihuahua along with some money before sending her to the convenience store down the street. The note read, “Hello Mr

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2020-03-26

Messages Of Hope From A Nine Year Old

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Nine-year-old Charlie Thompson, of Greensboro, North Carolina, is being hailed as a hero for posting positive messages in his front yard during the coronavirus outbreak. His signs read  “There is a light in everybody” and “You are strong.”  People are

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2020-03-26

McDonald’s To Reduce Menu

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-03-26

Elton John To Host Covid Fundraiser

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Yesterday it was announced that Elton would be hosting a worlwide benefit concert for the coronavirus. The iHeart Living Room Concert for America will feature remotely filmed performances by Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey,

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2020-04-02

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

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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

Read More..

2020-04-02

Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Centre Opening In Casselman

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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

Read More..

2020-03-31

You Can Report Price Gouging

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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

Read More..

2020-03-31

Support For Veterans During COVID-19

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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

Read More..

2020-03-26

State Of Emergency Declared for Prescott-Russell And More

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-03-26

McDonald’s To Reduce Menu

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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

Read More..

2020-03-26

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

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-03-26

Guidelines For Private Daycares From EOHU

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-03-25

New Protocol For Canada Post

Posted by: Derrick Scott

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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2020-03-24

Olympic Games To Be Postponed By a Year

Posted by: Derrick Scott