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July 9, 2020

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SATURDAY BREAKFASTS AT THE ORLEANS LEGION have been canceled until further notice under the nation wide state of emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19.

THE OTTAWA SCHOOL OF THEATRE has postponed its 30th birthday celebration, originally scheduled for April 4 to a later date.

THE BYTOWN BEAT CHORUS has canceled it’s planned Open House scheduled to take place on March 23.

MIFO has canceled the following productions: “Les Fabulateurs - La légende de Barbe d’Or” scheduled for March 19; “Flip Fabrique - Blizzard” scheduled for March 28; and “Laurent Paquin et Simon Boudreault - On va tous mourir” scheduled for April 4 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

THE ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, OPERA FOR CHILDREN’ scheduled to take place at the Shenkman Arts Centre on March 28 has been postponed.


Coronavirus stories and updates from around the world

Ottawa moves to Stage 2 of reopening; restrictions on gatherings eased across province – Ottawa Citizen, June 8, 2020

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is ‘very rare,’ WHO says – CNBC, June 8, 2020

Coronavirus infections haven’t spiked since Europe loosened lockdowns. There are many theories about why. – Washington Post, June 7, 2020

France had Covid-19 in November, hospital says after analysis of chest scans – South China Morning Post, May 8, 2020

Coronavirus mutation becomes ‘urgent concern’ as it dominates across Europe and North America – South China Morning Post, May 7, 2020

Public health officials take seriously new research that children may not be superspreaders after all – CBC News, May 4, 2020

Dutch reopen primary schools and daycare but ban events until September –, April 21, 2020

The consequences of Canada's slow COVID-19 response – The Ottawa Citizen, April 19, 2020

Coronavirus: drugs including remdesivir may prove effective before vaccine is available, South Korean expert says – South China Morning Post, April 16, 2020

Johnson & Johnson will have 600-800 million coronavirus vaccines by 2021 – New York Post, April 16, 2020

Poor immunity or mutations? South Korea investigates ‘shrewd’ coronavirus as reinfections creep up – South China Morning Post, April 16, 2020

Coronavirus mutation could threaten the race to develop vaccine – South China Morning Post, April 14, 2020

Researchers at U of T, Sinai Health working on blood test to screen thousands for COVID-19 immunity – University of Toronto News, April 7, 2020

A New Covid-19 Crisis: Domestic Abuse Rises Worldwide – New York Times, April 6, 2020

Furloughed CERN physicists release design for Covid-19 patient ventilator – South Morning China Post, April 5, 2020

World Health Organisation reverses course, now supports wearing face masks in public – South Morning China Post, April 5, 2020

Seattle research institute launches fast track Covid-19 immunotherapy trial – KUOW Seattle, April 3, 2020

Five more residents at Promenade displaying COVID-19 symptoms, after husband, wife both die – Orléans Star, April 1, 2020

The law of generosity attacking coronavirus in Pakistan –, April 1, 2020

Three more deaths in COVID-19 outbreak at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon – Peterborough Examiner, Mar. 31, 2020

Wuhan lockdown to end in two weeks as China gets people back to work – South Morning China Post, Mar. 24, 2020

The race is on in the drug battle against the coronavirus – South Morning China Post, Mar. 23, 2020

Editorial: Is the battle against coronavirus worse than the disease? – New York Times, Mar 20, 2020  

Italy has a brief glimpse of hope as new cases drop to a five-day low – South China Morning Post, Mar. 23, 2020

Ontario to close all non-essential businesses; Schools won't reopen April 6 – Ottawa Citizen, Mar. 23, 2020

Canada refuses to go to 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics, citing 'health' of athletes – The National Post, Mar 22, 2020

A third of coronavirus cases may be ‘silent carriers’, classified Chinese data suggests – South China Morning Post, Mar. 22, 2020

Around the world, daily life comes to a near-halt as more governments impose restrictions on movement – The Washington Post, Mar. 22, 2020

Germany's low coronavirus mortality rate intrigues experts – The Guardian, Mar. 22, 2020

Self-isolate and practice social distancing or the government will force you to, Health Minister warns – Toronto Star, Mar. 21, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and treatment – Health Canada

What you need to know about the coronavirus and how to protect yourself against Covid-19 – South China Morning Post, Jan. 22, 2020

City of Ottawa updates



Sir Wil’s 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

St. Peter production an ode to 70s era disaster films

The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

Ottawa golf courses caught in coronavirus limbo

Orléans blind, deaf athlete trying to keep busy during COVID shutdown

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Setting the record straight on wearing face masks


WALTER ROBINSON: Are we saving our seniors ... or slowly killing them?


Doug Feltmate: COVID-19 pandemic the final straw for troubled restaurant industry

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