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Today’s coronavirus news: Canada preparing for COVID-19 surge in fall, Tam says; Canada-U.S. border restrictions extended to Sept. 21

KEY FACTS12:38 p.m. Canada’s chief public health officer says surges in new cases of COVID-19 are expected going forward12:20 p.m. Restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border will be extended another 30 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic10:15 a.m. Ontario is reporting fewer than 100 casesThe latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Friday. This…

Cineplex reports $98.9-million Q2 loss with movie theatres closed

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc.'s chief executive is hoping that ending an agreement with a virtual reality golf company, films debuting in Canada before the U.S. and a slew of COVID-19 measures will right his business as it struggles with mounting costs for movie theatres that sat closed for months.Ellis Jacob said Friday that his Toronto-based entertainment company had decided to mutually call…

Canada-U.S. border closure extended once again amid stress over constraints

OTTAWA -- Canadian and U.S. officials have agreed to keep the border between the two countries closed to non-essential travel for another month. This comes as both countries are still working to stop the spread of COVID-19, and as tensions continue to flare between Canadians and prospective American visitors. The current extension of the cross-border…

Canadian production sales post record 20.7%gain in June

OTTAWA - Canadian manufacturing sales climbed a record 20.7 per cent in June to $48.7 billion as production returned following widespread shutdowns earlier in the year, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The increase was led by the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts industries and followed a revised gain of 11.6 per cent in May, up…

There’s still a chance to see the Perseid Meteor Shower! Here’s how to watch

Still good for watching one of the best meteor showers of the entire year? The Perseid Meteor Shower is going on right now, and there are more chances to catch the show, even after its Tuesday night peak.The Perseids are capable of delivering up to 100 meteors per hour at their peak, when viewed under…

Obama: Trump is trying to ‘actively kneecap’ and ‘starve’ the postal service

(CNN)Former President Barack Obama took on President Donald Trump's attempts to stall funding for the United States Postal Service in a podcast published Friday, slamming his successor's opposition to the much-needed funds as a craven attempt to boost his chances of winning in November.Obama, in a podcast with David Plouffe, his former campaign manager, took…

Apple Begins Selling Reconditioned 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro Designs

Tim HardwickApple has begun selling discounted refurbished 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro models through its online store in the United States for the first time, with up to $200 savings available on some base configurations compared to brand new models. Currently, Apple's refurbished options for the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro lineup are limited to models with…

Stress, anger can worsen cardiac arrest– New Telegraph

Scientists at the Yale University in the United States (US), said that stress and anger may have clinical implications for patients with heart failure. According to a new report published in the ‘Journal of Cardiac Failure,’ people who experience chronically elevated levels of stress and anger have a more burdensome disease course with diminished quality…