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N.L. legislators set aside funds, raise borrowing capacity in pandemic response

N.L. legislators set aside funds, raise borrowing capacity in pandemic response

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador legislators authorized a borrowing capacity of $2 billion during an emergency session Thursday, among other legislative responses to social and economic upheaval from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman arrested again for allegedly not self-isolating after arriving in N.L.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say a woman in Newfoundland has been arrested for a second time for allegedly refusing to stay inside after arriving from outside the province, contravening public health measures put in place to combat COVID-19.
Campobello Island residents say trek through Maine raises COVID-19 concerns

Campobello Island residents say trek through Maine raises COVID-19 concerns

FREDERICTON — Some residents of Campobello Island, N.B., who must drive into the United States to reach the Canadian mainland, are asking the province for another way to get supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Woman in Newfoundland arrested for refusing to self-isolate after talking to police

Woman in Newfoundland arrested for refusing to self-isolate after talking to police

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
New Brunswick premier says province can handle flooding during COVID-19 crisis

New Brunswick premier says province can handle flooding during COVID-19 crisis

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's premier says his government will do what's necessary to protect citizens if there is spring flooding while the COVID-19 crisis is still underway, and that could mean calling in the military.

Nova Scotia auditor general appointed to same post in British Columbia

VICTORIA — An all-party committee of the B.C. legislature is recommending that Nova Scotia's auditor general be appointed to the same position in the Western province. Michael Pickup has been the auditor general in Nova Scotia since 2014.
N.L. Liberal party suspends leadership election campaign during pandemic

N.L. Liberal party suspends leadership election campaign during pandemic

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The contest to replace Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal premier is being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, just days after the party declared it would continue online.
Nova Scotia declares state of emergency to deal with COVID-19 cases

Nova Scotia declares state of emergency to deal with COVID-19 cases

FREDERICTON — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has declared a provincial state of emergency because he says some people are blatantly ignoring requirements for social distancing and self-isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Clergy move prayers, services online to support congregations amid pandemic

Clergy move prayers, services online to support congregations amid pandemic

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Clergy across Canada are moving services to the digital world as they adapt to support their congregations amid the global COVID-19 pandemic that has seen governments restrict large gatherings.

P.E.I. imposes restrictions for travellers to help control spread of COVID-19

FREDERICTON — The number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Atlantic Canada, leading the country's smallest province to impose new restrictions in an effort to stem the spread.
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