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Coronavirus: Montreal on track to stay in yellow zone for a week, but a wave is here: public health chief [Video]

Montreal is on track to stay in the ‘yellow’ COVID-19 alert zone for the next week at least, says the citys public health chief. But it’s clear that ‘we’re at the beginning of something.’

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Old computers get new life for those in need [Video]

Old computers are getting a new life. An Ottawa man is taking donated old tech, and refurbishing it – making it usable for those in need.

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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri not engaging in contract talks just yet [Video]

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said he hasn’t had any contract discussions with team owner Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment since the club’s season ended last week.

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Coronavirus: Quebec ponders police powers during second surge in COVID-19 cases [Video]

Quebec Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault announced on Friday an increased police presence across the province in bars and restaurants — with a particular emphasis on regions in the ‘yellow’ zone.

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New COVID-19 drive-thru testing centres planned as testing demand soars in Ottawa [Video]

As hundreds of people lined up before dawn for a test at the COVID-19 Brewer Assessment Centre, plans are in the works for new drive-thru testing facilities in Ottawa.

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Ottawa in second wave of COVID-19 pandemic: Dr. Etches [Video]

When asked by CTV News Ottawa’s Christina Succi if Ottawa is in a second wave, Dr. Vera Etches said “yes.”

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Some airlines are now offering free COVID-19 insurance [Video]

Many people don’t feel safe flying amid the COVID-19 pandemic and there are still government warnings in place against non-essential travel.

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TDSB reports first positive case of COVID-19 in a student [Video]

The Toronto District School Board reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a student on Thursday just as tens of thousands returned to secondary classrooms for the first time in months.

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Toronto police locate one of two missing seniors in Rexdale [Video]

Police have located one of the two seniors who went missing in Toronto’s Rexdale neighbouhood earlier this week, just hours after escalating their search to the highest possible response level.

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Quebec schools will stay mostly open in a second coronavirus wave, even in ‘red’ zones: minister [Video]

Quebec’s schools will largely stay open no matter how bad the next wave of the pandemic gets, the province’s authorities said Thursday.

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We cannot go on: Growing number of Ottawa restaurants shuttering due to COVID-19 [Video]

From the ByWard Market fire, to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent temporary removal of downtown parking, the last year has been a struggle for some Ottawa businesses downtown.