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HRM offers up clarification on municipal trail closures

HRM offers up clarification on municipal trail closures

The municipality has also cancelled all spring recreational programming and registration for summer programming
N.S. now has 51 confirmed COVID-19 cases after 10 new positives announced Tuesday

N.S. now has 51 confirmed COVID-19 cases after 10 new positives announced Tuesday

One person remains in hospital while another has recovered
Blood services pushing for donations through COVID-19

Blood services pushing for donations through COVID-19

'We need blood for cancer treatments, surgeries and people with auto-immune disorders,' said Peter MacDonald
What you're feeling during the COVID-19 pandemic isn't anxiety, it's fear : mental health expert

What you're feeling during the COVID-19 pandemic isn't anxiety, it's fear : mental health expert

Senator Stan Kutcher says when we are faced with a threat, the normal and healthy response is to be afraid
Employers are responsible for ensuring social distancing rules are obeyed in the workplace

Employers are responsible for ensuring social distancing rules are obeyed in the workplace

The province has already imposed a number of public health and safety measures, including declaring a state of emergency which requires people to social distance themselves and to gather in groups no larger than five
Plan for Nova Scotia students, teachers to be released soon

Plan for Nova Scotia students, teachers to be released soon

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said Friday that province's schools will be closed indefinitely, while in Saskatchewan students were informed their current grades were final, and they will be moved onto the next grade level
COVID-19 forces cancellation of CHL playoffs, Memorial Cup

COVID-19 forces cancellation of CHL playoffs, Memorial Cup

The Canadian Hockey League season has been completely cancelled because of the virus
Diabetes Canada suspends clothing collection, lays off staff temporarily

Diabetes Canada suspends clothing collection, lays off staff temporarily

The agency relies on charitable clothing donations as a crucial source of revenue
SMU researchers studying how employers respond during disease outbreaks

SMU researchers studying how employers respond during disease outbreaks

'Dealing with a pandemic on this scale is a massive social challenge that has dramatically changed the nature of workplaces,' says Dr. Kevin Kelloway
Blue Nose Marathon postponed until November

Blue Nose Marathon postponed until November

Anyone who has already registered for this year's event is asked to watch for an email
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