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<b>COVID-19</b> How to prevent pandemic fatigue

COVID-19 How to prevent pandemic fatigue

As time passed during this pandemic, many people experienced caution fatigue — feeling less motivated or inclined to follow expert advice about COVID-19
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario plans travel tax credit for tourism within the province

COVID-19: Ontario plans travel tax credit for tourism within the province

Lisa MacLeod says that her ministry is in discussions with the finance ministry about the logistics but that it will be a 20 per cent return on every dollar spent
<b>CANADA:</b> Public transit looks to rebound from COVID-19

CANADA: Public transit looks to rebound from COVID-19

Not long after the global health crisis reached Canada, rates of public transit use across the country dropped by about 85 per cent, according to prof. Matti Siemiatycki of University of Toronto's geography and planning department
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario to spend $695M on municipalities to cover more pandemic expenses

COVID-19: Ontario to spend $695M on municipalities to cover more pandemic expenses

TORONTO — Ontario says it is providing $695 million to municipalities to help cover pandemic-related costs. The funding is part of a joint provincial-federal agreement reached earlier this year to help address pandemic expenses.
<b>CANADA:</b> Health minister says public should be patient awaiting vaccine

CANADA: Health minister says public should be patient awaiting vaccine

Canada's health minister said anyone who wants a vaccine in Canada will be able to get one, but the roll-out won't happen overnight because of supply and logistical issues
<b>CANADA:</b> Long-term care workers express relief, hope at pilot COVID-19 vaccine clinic

CANADA: Long-term care workers express relief, hope at pilot COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Eager to remember the historic moment, Limin Liu used her one free arm to hold her mobile phone up in the air and capture a selfie just as the needle entered her arm
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province asks hospitals to prepare surge capacity plans as COVID-19 cases rise

ONTARIO: Province asks hospitals to prepare surge capacity plans as COVID-19 cases rise

The Ontario Hospital Association says it's deeply concerned by the worsening pandemic and related pressure on hospitals
<b>CANADA:</b> How retailers are dealing with changing consumer habits

CANADA: How retailers are dealing with changing consumer habits

To adapt to changing consumer habits during COVID-19, small retailers in Canada have offered services like home delivery and curbside pickup
<b>WORLD:</b> SARS didn't prepare the hospitality industry for the prolonged impact of COVID-19

WORLD: SARS didn't prepare the hospitality industry for the prolonged impact of COVID-19

Hotels, as places of refuge, pleasure, business and also contagion, are important places to explore how the tourism sector pilots its way through pandemics
<b>COVID-19:</b> Working from home? Government making it easier to claim expenses

COVID-19: Working from home? Government making it easier to claim expenses

Eligible employees can claim $2 a day, to a maximum of $400