Kerby Centre’s Online Stampede Celebration

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Kerby Centre will host a free online Stampede Celebration on July 10 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Put on your cowboy hat, prepare a stack of pancakes and get ready for this special Zoom Stampede presentation featuring stories delivered by guest speakers, poetry and music and much more! You can register for this event at

Aerosols versus Droplets

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Growing evidence suggests the coronavirus may be an airborne virus. This means that the virus can float in the air for hours in aerosols and infect people as they inhale. Previously the WHO has said the virus mainly spreads through small droplets from the nose and mouth of an infected person when he or she coughs or sneezes. What are …

Your safety and security outside Canada during COVID-19

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The Government of Canada has asked everyone to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada and avoid all cruise ship travel until further notice. Many countries are having strict travel restrictions in place, and there are limited flights due to this. As a result of travelling outside of Canada, you may have difficulty returning to Canada. While some countries are partially opening …

CBSA Now Collects Entry & Exit Info of Air Travellers

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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) collects basic biographic information on travellers entering and exiting Canada by land and air. The agency now records your complete travel history information to further enhance border management and security. The CBSA shares entry and exit information with its federal partners, including Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This means IRCC will be able …

Celebrating Calgary Stampede 2020: Activities

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This year, we are celebrating the Calgary Stampede in new ways. Although COVID-19 is preventing everyone from gathering and celebrating the Calgary Stampede, we are celebrating in new ways such as Foodtruck Drive-thrus or Spotify playlists and Instagram stickers. You can stay updated on all of the official Calgary Stampede activities, how to Stampede Safely, and everything you need to Celebrate the …

9 More Libraries Reopen on July 7

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Today, 9 more Library locations resume operations, bringing reopened Library locations to 15 in total. Open as of June 23, 2020: Forest Lawn, Crowfoot, and Fish Creek libraries. Open as of June 30, 2020: Central, Giuffre Family, and Signal Hill libraries. Open as of July 7, 2020: Bowness, Country Hills, Memorial Park, Nicholls Family, Nose Hill, Louise Riley, Sage Hill, Southwood, …