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N.L. officials aim to have kids back in school Jan. 24, with the help of rapid tests

N.L. officials aim to have kids back in school Jan. 24, with the help of rapid tests

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government says it's hoping to have students resume in-person learning on Jan. 24.
'Sincere regret': Hockey P.E.I. admits to mishandling racist incident at recent game

'Sincere regret': Hockey P.E.I. admits to mishandling racist incident at recent game

CHARLOTTETOWN — The governing body for organized hockey in Prince Edward Island has admitted to mishandling its reaction to a racist act at a hockey game last month. Hockey P.E.I.
As cases rise in New Brunswick, opposition calls for stronger action from government

As cases rise in New Brunswick, opposition calls for stronger action from government

FREDERICTON — Two New Brunswick opposition leaders on Wednesday called on the government to take stronger action to curb the high numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations that are projected for the coming weeks.

Federal agency says 18 birds dead after avian flu found at second N.L. farm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Federal officials say the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been found in birds at a second farm on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.

Health officials in Prince Edward Island report 230 new COVID-19 cases

CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting 230 new cases of COVID-19 today. They say there are 1,922 active infections on the Island. There are seven people in hospital with the disease, including one in intensive care.

N.L. has Canada's lowest COVID-19 hospitalizations, but model shows rates could climb

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — New modelling presented by Newfoundland and Labrador health officials projects that hospitalizations in the province could rise over the next week, but Health Minister John Haggie says the system can handle it.
New Brunswick officials project up to 5,500 COVID-19 cases a day in coming weeks

New Brunswick officials project up to 5,500 COVID-19 cases a day in coming weeks

FREDERICTON — If current trends continue, New Brunswick could report 5,500 people testing positive each day for COVID-19 by the end of the month, the province's chief epidemiologist said Tuesday.
COVID-19 outbreaks spread in P.E.I. as officials report more than 300 new cases

COVID-19 outbreaks spread in P.E.I. as officials report more than 300 new cases

CHARLOTTETOWN — Officials in Prince Edward Island say the province is now dealing with widespread transmission of COVID-19 as several outbreaks of the disease continue to develop.
P.E.I. potato farmers seek end to trade suspension, but U.S. officials want more data

P.E.I. potato farmers seek end to trade suspension, but U.S. officials want more data

FREDERICTON — Farmers on Prince Edward Island say there's no justification for a suspension of exports of Island potatoes to the United States and it needs to be lifted now, but Canadian officials say the U.S. is demanding more information.
Five N.L. COVID-19 patients in hospital, more swabs sent to outside labs for analysis

Five N.L. COVID-19 patients in hospital, more swabs sent to outside labs for analysis

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Public health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador say there are now five people in hospital due to COVID-19 as the province has logged another 750 cases.
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