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UK

It’s been a ‘crazy’ busy wedding summer, but some businesses fear they may never recover from pandemic | CBC News

Couples are finally making their way down wedding aisles in Ontario after years of pandemic-related restrictions derailed many matrimonial plans. For industry…

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Canada

Online crimes see stark increase during COVID-19 pandemic | CBC News

Police-reported extortion cases in Canada rose nearly 300 per cent in the last decade, new statistics say, as the crime…

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Canada

Cycling injuries in Canada surged during first year of pandemic, data shows | CBC News

Hospitalizations for cycling injuries in Canada increased by 25 per cent during the pandemic, according to data from the Canadian…

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UK

The pandemic was rough on seniors. These students started a pen pal program to keep them company | CBC News

It’s no surprise that the pandemic and its restrictions took a tough toll on seniors in long-term care (LTC) and…

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Canada

Who gets Fluffy? Lawyers see spike in pet custody cases as couples split under pandemic pressure | CBC News

When Kate Peterson and her boyfriend broke up in 2019, she assumed their cat, Penny, would leave with her. After all,…

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Canada

Patients turned to telehealth during the pandemic. B.C. doctors say it isn’t a long-term solution | CBC News

In May 2021, Debra Barlee and her husband, Ron, decided to sell their home in Maple Ridge, B.C., about an hour’s…

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Australia

The pandemic leave payment has been restored. Who is eligible and how do you apply?

On Saturday morning, following an expedited national cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced the for workers impacted by COVID-19.…

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Canada

Montreal awarded PHF women’s hockey expansion team after pandemic delay | CBC Sports

Montreal is finally getting its long-promised women’s pro hockey franchise, though the Premier Hockey Federation put the brakes on adding…

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Canada

New summer school classes aim to connect with kids, reignite learning after pandemic disruptions | CBC News

Just a few days into Gibson-Neill Memorial School’s inaugural summer math camp, New Brunswick teacher Katie King was already hearing…

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Australia

‘Pandemic isn’t over’: PM urges Australians aged 30 and over to get fourth COVID-19 jab

The federal government hasn’t received any advice on retightening COVID-19 mandates, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says, as evasive new Omicron…

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