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University of Alberta suspends classes, moves online for rest of term

University of Alberta suspends classes, moves online for rest of term

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta says it is shutting down classes for the rest of the winter term and moving them online. It says the winter session is to end as scheduled April 8.
Canadians scrambling to leave Europe as borders close and flights are suspended

Canadians scrambling to leave Europe as borders close and flights are suspended

Men's curling world championship in Glasgow, Scotland cancelled due to COVID-19

Men's curling world championship in Glasgow, Scotland cancelled due to COVID-19

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 14, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 13, 2020: — Ontario: 79 confirmed (five cases resolved.) — British Columbia: 64 confirmed, including one death (six cases resolved.) — Alberta: 29 confirmed.
Alberta to provide paid job-protected leave in self-isolation tied to coronavirus

Alberta to provide paid job-protected leave in self-isolation tied to coronavirus

EDMONTON — Alberta is changing labour laws to provide 14 days of paid leave for workers who self-isolate due to the novel coronavirus or who are caring for someone with COVID-19, the disease linked to it.
Schools will remain open in Alberta: chief medical officer

Schools will remain open in Alberta: chief medical officer

Six new individuals tested positive for COVID-19
Alberta puts protected COVID-19 leave in place for jobs

Alberta puts protected COVID-19 leave in place for jobs

New COVID-19 online test will be available tonight

New COVID-19 online test will be available tonight

Doctors are now able to bill $20 per call to help combat COVID-19.
How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

NEW YORK — You're washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus. You should also wash that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germs — your phone.