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post #251 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 05:03 PM
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My university is going to all online classes as of now. They will provide us with some training and tools so we can do this. Not a big deal for me - I already use a lot online resources for course delivery.

My parents have cancelled their trip to Florida after our prime minister advised against international travel.

Schools are still open, but probably not for long. Sports, and all other extra-curricular activities are cancelled. My daughter's long-awaited school-related trip to Ottawa, cancelled. My son's football practices for Football New Brunswick, cancelled until at least the end of March.

This is starting to feel a bit surreal.
I think cancelling the trip was a wise idea anyway...


With the prime minister's wife affected, would expect the government to really crack down to contain it.
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post #252 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 05:09 PM
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Probl m is that it cannot be contained. Spread by touch and many people being affected without any symptoms it is going to run rife for a long long time.
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post #253 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 05:25 PM
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I think it will go up - up - up and then level and then go down. Cancelling all of these activities is definitely keeping the numbers down which is good since it has such a dangerous effect on the older and immune compromised but it is still going to have to run it's course...
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post #254 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 05:35 PM
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Our state schools are being shut down in Florida they just informed us
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post #255 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 05:55 PM
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All universities in my province are suspended except mine
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post #256 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 06:01 PM
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The NRCHA postponed its Stallion Stakes. A wise choice since it was in the germ hot bed of the world (Vegas). Don't know when they will find to hold, the show year is already so packed.
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post #257 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
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Progression of cases in recent days (the spike has occured in the past 5 days):
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post #258 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 06:40 PM
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Wow.
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post #259 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 07:15 PM
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And schools are now closed for two weeks.

Is anyone in here sick? Everyone doing ok?
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post #260 of 966 Old 03-13-2020, 07:24 PM
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I have a random cold, but I'm a little hesitant to go out just b/c of how on alert people are. There has been one presumptive case in Calgary. I hope everyone is feeling OK.
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