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Spike in COVID-19 cases prompts school closure in Chilliwack

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1st day Online learning

The school's medical health officer determined that due to rising COVID-19 cases over the past 10 days, children and staff should not be gathering at this time. 

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Florida Makes Quarantine Optional For Students Exposed To COVID-19

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, seen at a news conference last week. His newly appointed surgeon general on Wednesday signed protocols allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school if they are asymptomatic after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

New guidelines signed by the state's surgeon general modified the state's ban against school mask mandates, prompting a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against the old rule that had been filed.

(Image credit: Wilfredo Lee/AP)

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Florida going to Florida.
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172 Windsor, Ont., hospital staff suspended without pay for not getting COVID-19 shots

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About 172 staff at hospitals in Windsor, Ont., have been suspended without pay for not getting their COVID-19 shots by the deadlines set out by their employers. 

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Vote counting continues in 13 ridings still too close to call

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FedElxn Ballot Counting 20210920

Vote counting continues today in 13 ridings across the country with narrow margins between the leading candidates — in some cases as narrow as 100 votes or less.

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This includes my riding!
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After Monday's vote, the federal Conservative caucus will be 95 per cent white

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London Ont Attack 20210608

Only six of the Conservative candidates leading or elected in 119 ridings across the country are Black, Indigenous or a person of colour (BIPOC) — a share of the total that's even lower now that it was before the election because some Conservative incumbents lost their seats.

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