Montreal Times 25 24 March 14 2020

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BC announces first Covid-19 death in Canada he first death in Canada attributed to the Covid-19 virus


By Bonnie Wurst has been reported in British Columbia. At a news conference on Monday March 9th, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry along with Health Minister Adrian Dix, announced that a man in his 80's who was diagnosed with the virus last week, died this past Sunday night. He was a resident of a long-term care home in North Vancouver's Lynn Valley

and had underlying health conditions. Another woman in her 70's at the care home, who was also diagnosed this past Saturday with the virus, is in stable condition and being monitored. Officials from Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) have been at the care home since a woman who worked at the centre and at other facilities in Metro Vancouver was diagnosed with the virus. They believe they contracted the virus from her and an investigation following VCH's outbreak protocol is underway. They are tracking other places where the infected worker may have been - while testing and monitoring of residents at the long-term care home in North Vancouver continues. Another health care worker, a woman in her 40's living

in the Fraser Health Region, also tested positive and is in isolation at her home. To date, the province has 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with one being the first known case of community transmission of the virus. They have identified those who had close contact with the person and they are in isolation and being monitored. There have also been two other cases identified that are related to international travel - both live in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, a woman in her 50's who recently travelled to Iran and a man in his 30s who recently visited Italy. They are both are in isolation at home. As of Monday morning March 9th, there were more than 70 confirmed and presumed cases in Canada.

STM buses and metro to be cleaned daily against COVID-19 Mayor Valerie Plante announced today that Montreal’s metro and buses will be cleaned daily to help in the fight against the

COVID-19 virus. STM employees will also be given disinfectant wipes in order to keep their stations clean.

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A tramway line for Lachine The announcement came as a surprise. In response to a request made by the provincial government regarding the transfer of funds that the federal government had made to

Montreal, the city managed to strike a deal by which it will hand over to Quebec City 800 million dollars which the provincial capital wants to use for its projected tramway

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Mice Problem in Montreal! Any of Montreal residents know that Montreal, being an amazing as it is, does have a mice problem. If you have lived in it and travelled around the subways, walked the streets or owned a 4

house, it will be quite evident there are lots of them and are growing! The city is experiencing a rinse in the pest issues especially with the change in climate and warmer weathers

these rodents are living longer and surviving the milder winters. To see more please visit: March 14, 2020 •