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Domestic violence shelters adapt as COVID-19 forces families home

CALGARY — Women's shelters are adjusting to ensure they can help anyone experiencing domestic violence as the COVID-19 pandemic forces families to stay home together, worsens economic hardship and upsets routines.

Residents hear from NSP about smart meter installation plans

MOSER RIVER – Representatives of Nova Scotia Power visited Moser River to inform area residents of the benefits of installing smart meters.
Families of Canadians in Peru look for answers in face of flight cancellations

Families of Canadians in Peru look for answers in face of flight cancellations

Parents in Canada whose children are stuck in Peru following border closures are anxiously waiting for any concrete information on how to get their kids home.

NSHA closes facilities to visitors as precautions against coronavirus

SHEET HARBOUR: Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital and Harborview Lodge long term care facility in Sheet Harbour are among healthcare facilities closed to patient visitors as directed by Nova Scotia Health Authority.

How Women Will Bear the Brunt of This Pandemic

Women are on the financial frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic as it wipes out service industry jobs and school closures limit child care options and women’s ability to keep working. This is uncharted territory.
Fish fingers: Origin of human hand and land animals found in ancient fish fossil

Fish fingers: Origin of human hand and land animals found in ancient fish fossil

Some time in the distant past, a strange new creature poked its head out of a tidal estuary and made the first steps from murky water to muddy shore to become the progenitor of everything on Earth with four limbs.

Halifax Fire ramps up efforts to recruit volunteers on Eastern Shore

SHEET HARBOUR: The number of emergency calls are up on the Eastern Shore but the number of residents signing up to become volunteer firefighters is down.

More municipal offices closing across Wellington County

WELLINGTON COUNTY – Townships in the county are closing municipal buildings and cancelling meetings as a precautionary measure to the COVID-19 situation.

Elora: uncertainty looms in a tourist town

ELORA – The village normally bustling with activity from tourists and locals was quiet after the province mandated restaurants and bars to close their doors to the public on Tuesday.

Many Saskatchewan court cases adjourned for more than 10 weeks due to COVID-19

People showing up in North Battleford Provincial Court March 19 were told by security staff they weren’t required to attend today and to return in about 10 weeks. In response to COVID-19, Saskatchewan Courts have reduced court operations.