Coronaspeak has gone viral, and the English language may never be the same


The eight-month-old pandemic has had such a huge impact on the English language, the Canadian government has compiled a pandemic glossary, from antigen to zoonosis.
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Quebec records 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 26 more connected deaths
Montreal saw the highest number of new cases at 253, followed by Quebec City at 135 and the Montérégie region at 134.
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Montreal's state of emergency renewed by executive committee
The declaration grants the municipality exceptional powers to spend and mobilize its workforce to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Jennifer Aniston votes, tells fans it's 'not funny' to vote for Kanye
Jennifer Aniston has already cast her ballot. Now she's telling her followers to do the same.
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Pregnant Inuit women more exposed 'the new PCBs' than other Canadians: study
"These contaminants (PFAAs), which are on the increase, are an additional environmental injustice," Université Laval researcher says.
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‘More accountability’ needed from Nunavut government on services for youth, advocate says
Jane Bates says her 2019-2020 report needed data from government departments to create baseline information on people under 19 that could help shape policies and legislation.
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Report concludes Kelowna RCMP’s delayed response to crash didn’t cause fatality
The IIO has determined that a delayed police response to the crash scene almost certainly did not contribute to the driver's death.
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18 dead, 57 wounded in suicide bombing at education centre in Afghanistan: officials
Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the attacker was trying to enter the centre when he was stopped by security guards.
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English public high schools in Quebec fare poorly in Fraser Institute report
The overwhelming majority of anglophone public schools fell below the average score of 6.0 in the study.
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New Brunswick reports two new coronavirus cases in Campbellton region
According to the province, the two new coronavirus cases involve an individual in their 20s and another in their 50s. 
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Halton officials call for ‘targeted’ approach as province considers new COVID-19 restrictions
"They should not be punished under a blanket shutdown order."
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Nova Scotia reports 3 new coronavirus cases on Saturday
The province said the three new coronavirus cases are all related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and were identified the day before.
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Alberta ends OPEC-style curbs after oilsands production drops
The move comes after a COVID-driven collapse in demand led the province’s battered oilsands industry to idle more output than required.
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Winnipeg police investigate serious assault at hotel
Winnipeg police are investigating a serious assault that happened Saturday morning on Main Street.
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At least 3 in custody after early morning shooting in Sunnyside: Calgary Police
According to police, officers were called to the 1100 block of 3 Avenue N.W. around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
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One dead, one injured in three-vehicle collision in Val-d'Or
For an unknown reason, a van swerved out of its lane before coming face to face with a heavy truck.
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David Olive: Canada’s airlines need a federal bailout before it’s too late — but all carriers should offer customers cash refunds first
Airlines worldwide have received about $123 billion in government aid, but Canadian airlines, which are burdened with high fixed costs, have received next to nothing, David Olive writes.
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Fauci says Trump has not attended a White House coronavirus task force meeting in ‘several months’
The comments by the top infectious disease expert came on the same day the U.S. reported a record-high 83,757 new cases of COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins data.
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Missing N.B. writer Richard Vaughan found dead
The author and video artist, who wrote under the name RM Vaughan, was a revered figure in Canada's LGBTQ arts scene.
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Vancouver Forecast: Sunny and cold
If you are heading out to vote today in the provincial election you may want to dress in layers. It going to be sunny but chilly in Metro Vancouver, with gusty wind expected.
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Quebec reports 1,009 new coronavirus cases, 26 more deaths
The death toll is now 6,132.
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Quebec reports 1,009 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 26 more deaths
Quebec public health authorities reported Saturday that 99,235 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 in the province and 6,132 people have died due to the disease.
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B.C. Election 2020: Live Results Map
Riding-by-riding results as they come in from across British Columbia on Saturday evening during a pandemic election The post B.C. Election 2020: Live Results Map appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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‘Follow-Up’ Podcast: How Could The U.S. Election Affect Canada? (Podcast)
OTTAWA — The U.S. election cycle feels like it has its own gravitational pull, especially in a country with a bilateral relationship famously compared to a mouse sleeping next to an elephant.As the two presidential candidates clash in the last stretch of the campaign, Canadians are watching closely for how the results will impact economic, cultural and political activities at home.A Joe Biden presidency would “frankly, have a more diplomatic, more professional and more predictable approach to trade matters,” former Conservative cabinet minister James Moore told HuffPost Canada’s politics podcast. “Whereas Donald Trump, literally matters would just come out of the blue.”But a more professional and predictable approach could bring its own challenges.“There has been talk in the Biden plan of having Buy America provisions in their government procurement,” Former Globe and Mail energy and climate reporter Shawn McCarthy told “Follow-Up” host Althia Raj. “And that’s a massive market for Canadian producers.”Gerald Butts, former principal secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, also joins Raj for a discussion on lessons learned from managing a relationship with the Trump White House. CBC News’ Washington-based correspondent Alexander Panetta weighs in with his own observations about what could be in store for Canada after Nov. 3.Listen to the episode:Follow-Up With Althia Raj · #56 The Elephant And The Mouse: What The U.S. Election Result Means For Canada Get this episode and more “Follow-Up” on iTunes or Google Play. New to podcasts? Here’s how to get started.RELATED Trudeau Hoping For ‘Smooth Transition Or A Clear Result’ From U.S. Election Biden Called The Proud Boys The ‘Poor Boys’ And Twitter Had Thoughts Joe Biden Calls Donald Trump 'Dog Whistle As Big As A Foghorn' For Racist Views Doug Ford Says He Turned Off 'Terrible' And 'Disgusting' U.S. Debate
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B.C. election 2020: Polls open across the province on election day
Officials at Elections BC expected this to be the first vote in the province’s history where more people will vote before election day than on the day itself.
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COMMENTARY: Liberals reveal their indifference to Canadians’ access to information rights
If Canadians don’t care about this issue, Rob Breakenridge asks, then why did the Liberals make it a priority in their 2015 campaign?
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After thumbing his nose at China, Prague’s mayor has this advice for Canada. ‘Their power is overrated’
As Canada’s tries to redefine its relationship, the mayor of Prague says don’t be scared, China’s power is overrated.
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COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 2 Regina schools
COVID-19 outbreaks were declared on Friday at Kitchener Community Elementary School and Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School.
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Man arrested after pointing firearm at another man in Wagmatcook, N.S.: RCMP
'When police arrived, they found the man pointing the firearm at them through the doorway,' Baddeck RCMP stated in a release Saturday.
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Winnipeg’s St. Boniface Hospital sees third COVID-19 outbreak
The B5 medicine unit is now restricting visits and putting a hold on new admissions after multiple positive coronavirus test results came back.
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