Dinner with mannequins, virtual Santa: How Canadians are spending COVID Christmas

With parts of the country under lockdown and restrictions on gatherings amid a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be a different and scaled-down Christmas this year for … Read More

Canada could see ‘grotesque’ spike in coronavirus cases after holidays: expert

Public health officials and infectious disease experts are urging Canadians to limit their contacts over the holidays to avoid a potentially devastating spike in the number of cases of the … Read More

From Christmas cards to cookies, how to limit COVID-19 spread during the holidays

With provincial and federal governments urging Canadians to stay away from those outside their households due to COVID-19, it can feel like nothing about this holiday is going to be … Read More

COVID-19 lockdown isn’t easy, but these small Newfoundland towns are pulling it off

On Sunday night, before the tiny town of Harbour Breton on Newfoundland’s south coast asked businesses to temporarily close following two confirmed cases of COVID-19, Mayor Georgina Ollerhead got a … Read More

Christmas a sign of hope amid coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis says

By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 6, 2020 9:38 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Pope Francis says the Christmas … Read More

Coronavirus Christmas: Canadians should celebrate outdoors, virtually, experts say

As Canada continues to struggle to contain the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic, experts say the holiday season is going to look very different this year. “We know … Read More

12 weeks of Christmas: Retailers speed up holiday plans amid coronavirus pandemic

Retailers are ramping up plans for a transformed Christmas shopping season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with strategies to draw buyers early, step up their e-commerce game and convince … Read More

Canadian malls say coronavirus will change visits to Santa

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 3, 2020 2:07 pm     Updated October 3, 2020 2:08 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

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