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Liberals to lay out three-pronged approach to COVID-19 second wave in upcoming throne speech
How the Liberal government intends to ride the coming second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic will become clear today as it lays out a three-pronged approach in a hotly anticipated speech from the throne certain to set the tone for the coming months in Parliament.
In what’s expected to be an address lasting as long as an hour, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette will detail the government’s plans in three areas: dealing with the urgent crisis of the current surge in cases, continuing and changing support for Canadians and businesses still not back on their feet, and what will come once the economy is better able to stand on its own.
Three more Calgary schools with confirmed cases of COVID-19
COVID-19 cases were confirmed at three Calgary schools on Tuesday.
The following Calgary schools are now listed on advocacy group Support Our Students’ website:
- Collingwood School
- Evergreen School
- Monsignor E.L. Doyle School
Also, Canyon Meadows School has now been upgraded to “outbreak” status, with between two and four cases.
There have now been 35 Calgary schools with at least one reported case of COVID-19 since Aug. 31, and nine that have reached outbreak status. One has reached watch status of five or more cases.
Parents regretting in-person classes with no options to go online all year
Families of students who have tried to embrace in-person classes are already feeling regrets, not only because schools have become so stressful, they say, but because the option to transition to online learning is now unavailable the entire school year.