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Anxiety, panic for local businesses as non-essential services close

Anxiety, panic for local businesses as non-essential services close

Local Chambers of Commerce are advising to cut costs, plan for long-term
Ontario reports 85 new COVID-19 cases, bringing province's total to 588

Ontario reports 85 new COVID-19 cases, bringing province's total to 588

The large increase includes one more death, meaning seven people have now died of the illness in the province
Guelph's first confirmed COVID-19 case in stable condition

Guelph's first confirmed COVID-19 case in stable condition

A resident of St. Joseph's Health Centre in his 80s is in isolation at the facility
'At a time like this...sports understandably becomes secondary': Rangers' GM

'At a time like this...sports understandably becomes secondary': Rangers' GM

Mike McKenzie addressed fans in a letter following the cancellation of the playoffs
One in five Canadians think COVID-19 pandemic blown out of proportion: Poll

One in five Canadians think COVID-19 pandemic blown out of proportion: Poll

16 per cent of respondents said the crisis was partly blown out of proportion and another four per cent believed it was blown way out of proportion
Farwell4Hire campaign on pause due to COVID-19

Farwell4Hire campaign on pause due to COVID-19

The campaign will start up again as soon as it is possible
Sexual assault support centre's offices closed, 24-hour support line open

Sexual assault support centre's offices closed, 24-hour support line open

The centre is doing what it can to help survivors during this time
Kitchener approves economic support plan

Kitchener approves economic support plan

The directive was handed down during Monday's virtual city council meeting
Ontario releases list of essential workplaces and services

Ontario releases list of essential workplaces and services

The Ontario government released a list of 74 business types that are deemed essential
Isolation shelter, other measures to be available for people experiencing homelessness

Isolation shelter, other measures to be available for people experiencing homelessness

A local Radisson Hotel will be the site for the isolation shelter
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