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Online booking for COVID-19 tests comes to HRM

Online booking for COVID-19 tests comes to HRM

The COVID-19 gargle test for children is now available at 3 assessment centres in HRM
Seafarers facing worsening conditions during pandemic, according to local non-profit

Seafarers facing worsening conditions during pandemic, according to local non-profit

Mission to Seafarers Halifax says many of those working in the marine shipping sector are facing extended contracts, low provisions, and limited communication with family
Port of Halifax expects the cruise industry to have a slow return

Port of Halifax expects the cruise industry to have a slow return

The Halifax Port Authority says it was expecting more than 200 cruise ships this season, but it hasn't had any because of COVID-19
Halifax travel agency seeking to extend Atlantic bubble to Cuban resort

Halifax travel agency seeking to extend Atlantic bubble to Cuban resort

Anyone visiting Cuba will still need to quarantine for two weeks upon their return to Canada
One new COVID-19 case announced Tuesday

One new COVID-19 case announced Tuesday

The new case in the Central Zone is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada and the individual has been self-isolating
International post-secondary students can start returning to N.S. in November

International post-secondary students can start returning to N.S. in November

The province says there will be strict public health protocols in place
Chicken wire nowhere to be found amid surge in DIY food production

Chicken wire nowhere to be found amid surge in DIY food production

Dalhousie University's Sylvain Charlebois said food security has been a key theme during the pandemic
Remembrance Day ceremonies scaled back, but Legion asks Nova Scotians to not forget

Remembrance Day ceremonies scaled back, but Legion asks Nova Scotians to not forget

Large public gatherings won't be happening this Remembrance Day because of COVID-19 concerns
Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure on another Toronto to Halifax flight

Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure on another Toronto to Halifax flight

Air Canada flight AC 626 departed Toronto at 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 24, landing in Halifax at 12:15 a.m. on Oct. 25
One new COVID-19 case announced Monday

One new COVID-19 case announced Monday

The new case is in the Central Zone and is a close contact to a previously reported travel-related case
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