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How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test?

How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test?

How long could I be contagious before a positive virus test? Studies have shown that people may be contagious for about two days before developing COVID-19 symptoms.
Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Labour leaders are calling on Ottawa to provide immediate financial aid and rapid viral testing to an airline industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 aid bill now law after clearing Senate due to compromise on hybrid sittings

COVID-19 aid bill now law after clearing Senate due to compromise on hybrid sittings

OTTAWA — A bill authorizing new benefits for workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received royal assent Friday, assuring continued financial support now that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit has come to an end.
Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules

Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules

OTTAWA — People desperate to bring extended family members to Canada as the world remains locked down due to COVID-19 are being given some hope by the federal government.
Trump, stricken by COVID-19, taken to military hospital

Trump, stricken by COVID-19, taken to military hospital

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump appeared in public Friday evening for the first time since being stricken by COVID-19, boarding his Marine One helicopter for a flight to a military hospital as the virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans
Halloween a go despite COVID-19, says Alberta's chief medical officer

Halloween a go despite COVID-19, says Alberta's chief medical officer

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province won't be cancelling Halloween over COVID-19 fears. But Dr. Deena Hinshaw says that means parents and kids have to make sure the fright-fest is scary for the right reasons.
SPCA investigates ‘starving horses’ sold at auction

SPCA investigates ‘starving horses’ sold at auction

New owner says one needs to be euthanized
Canadians planning safe alternatives for Thanksgiving gatherings during pandemic

Canadians planning safe alternatives for Thanksgiving gatherings during pandemic

Nadia Lloyd started planning her family's annual Thanksgiving get-together months ago when COVID case numbers were under control across the country.
High demand for flu shots? Experts hope to avoid 'twindemic'

High demand for flu shots? Experts hope to avoid 'twindemic'

October is prime time for flu vaccinations, and the U.S. and Europe are gearing up for what experts hope is high demand as countries seek to avoid a “twindemic” with COVID-19.
Infrastructure bank to invest $10 billion in priority areas for pandemic recovery

Infrastructure bank to invest $10 billion in priority areas for pandemic recovery

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlined Thursday how the Canada Infrastructure Bank intends to invest $10 billion in projects meant to create 60,000 jobs and contribute to the fight against climate change.
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