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Ontario officials to speak about new efforts to boost COVID-19 testing [Video]

Senior government officials are expected to speak Thursday about plans to increase daily COVID-19 testing rates and diversify testing options to include saliva testing and asymptomatic testing in select pharmacies at a news conference on Thursday.

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Why some school exposures aren’t posted in this B.C. health region [Video]

Vancouver Coastal Health says it will not be posting all COVID-19 school notifications online, unlike other health authorities in the province.

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Kenney says Throne Speech failed to bring attention to problems in the energy sector [Video]

The Liberal government’s throne speech took place in Ottawa Wednesday afternoon and it’s clear that Alberta Premier Jason Kenney isn’t happy about it.

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Streetwise newsletter: Business groups applaud Ottawas extension of wage subsidy program [Video]

Business groups applaud Ottawas extension of wage subsidy program: Ottawa says it will again extend the wage subsidy program that has helped to buttress the economy against the novel coronavirus, a move business and labour groups both welcomed as critical to preserving jobs as the pandemic stretches into 2021. (Patrick Brethour, Matt Lundy, Rachelle Younglai, Josh OKane)

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New ‘Mountain Coaster’ coming to the North Shore next year [Video]

A new “gravity thrill ride” is coming to a North Shore Mountain and with construction underway, the attraction is expected to open next spring or summer.

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Microwave Meals With Manon Lapierre [Video]

Manon Lapierre is a busy mom of two and a popular food blogger. Lapierre joined CTV Morning Live to share some nutritious recipes that can be made using the underdog of kitchen appliances.
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Community rallies with donations for Push Against Hunger in Durham [Video]

Many food banks in the Greater Toronto Area say they are busier than ever before due to the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Care Clinics reach capacity minutes after opening on Wednesday [Video]

Ottawa’s two COVID-19 care clinics reached capacity minutes after opening on Wednesday, while the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at Brewer Arena said people with no symptoms of novel coronavirus will be turned away from testing.