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2 COVID-19 cases in C-K

A 52-year-old Chatham man has been tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first confirmed case in the municipality.

Frustration grows in Centre Wellington as termite issue worsens

ELORA - Township of Centre Wellington council has directed staff to look into the growing termite issue in Elora and Fergus after a lively debate at council Monday.

Beaverlodge and county postpone border area development plan

Beaverlodge and the County of Grande Prairie are putting off their planned agreement to manage future development in their border areas.

Erin's mayor responds to Code of Silence award

ERIN – Erin Mayor Allan Alls said he feels it was unfair for the town to be named as the most secretive municipal government in Canada.

Report shows Wellington County's Ontario Works recipients getting support for longer periods of time

COUNTY OF WELLINGTON – The County of Wellington’s Ontario Works caseload has increased slightly by 1.5 per cent to 2,005 total in 2019 compared to 2018.

BC public safety minister declares provincial state of emergency

In a press conference today (March 18), provincial public safety minister Mike Farnworth declared a provincial state of emergency. This declaration is a response to recent reports from BC’s provincial health officer Dr.

“We will weather the storm”: Local educators prepping instruction with empty classrooms

Coronavirus hit home in a big way as classes in schools across the province were suspended until further notice by the Alberta government Sunday afternoon.

Canada-US border shutdown, financial measures

In an address Wednesday morning (March 18), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the shutdown of the Canada-US border. Essential travel will still be allowed under these restrictions.

South Peace residents struggle to adjust to life under a pandemic

With northern Alberta reporting its first case of coronavirus Monday and 74 cases reported in Alberta as of press time, nearly every aspect of society has been impacted.
Canadian transit agencies adjust services due to COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian transit agencies adjust services due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Transit agencies across Canada have adjusted their operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in some cases by suspending fare collection altogether.