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Hong Kong Sevens returns after three-year hiatus due to the pandemic

Hong Kong Sevens returns after three-year hiatus due to the pandemic

Canada will open the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series against Argentina on Friday as the Hong Kong Sevens returns after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
China closes zone around iPhone factory after virus cases

China closes zone around iPhone factory after virus cases

BEIJING (AP) — Access to an industrial zone in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou was suspended Wednesday after the city reported 64 coronavirus cases and workers who assemble Apple Inc. iPhones left their factory in the zone following outbreaks.
Philippine schools ordered to reopen after virus lockdowns

Philippine schools ordered to reopen after virus lockdowns

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Millions of students trooped back to public schools across the Philippines on Wednesday as the government enforced the mandatory resumption of in-person classes after more than two years of coronavirus pandemic lockdowns.
Toronto’s Restaurant 20 Victoria tops Air Canada list of best new restaurants

Toronto’s Restaurant 20 Victoria tops Air Canada list of best new restaurants

TORONTO — A ranking of the country’s best new restaurants highlights several eateries that are touting efforts to address long-standing complaints about the sector's oft-poor labour and wage standards.

Information about COVID-19 at the Regional Psychiatric Centre

SASKATOON, SK, Nov. 1, 2022 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) advises that 20 inmates at the Regional Psychiatric Centre, in Saskatchewan, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Education secretary tests positive for COVID-19

Education secretary tests positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's education secretary has tested positive for COVID-19.
Shanghai Disney guests kept in closed park for virus testing

Shanghai Disney guests kept in closed park for virus testing

BEIJING (AP) — Visitors to Shanghai Disneyland were temporarily blocked from leaving as part of virus testing that extended to more than 400,000 people, the city government announced Tuesday.

Shanghai Disney guests kept in closed park for virus testing

BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai Disneyland was closed and visitors temporarily kept in the park for virus testing, the city government announced, while social media posts said some amusements kept operating for guests who were blocked from leaving.
New Montreal clinic will be part of Quebec network studying long COVID, Lyme disease

New Montreal clinic will be part of Quebec network studying long COVID, Lyme disease

MONTREAL — A new clinic opened Monday in Montreal to treat patients and help researchers better understand two conditions with different origins but similar symptoms — long COVID and Lyme disease.
Importance of understanding your travel insurance in post-COVID-19 era

Importance of understanding your travel insurance in post-COVID-19 era

TORONTO — TD Home and Auto Insurance Company, a subsidiary of TD Bank, has settled a class action lawsuit with Canadians whose trips were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and one expert says the situation reinforces the importance of understan
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