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<b>COVID-19:</b> What locally-made PPE means for Canadian manufacturing

COVID-19: What locally-made PPE means for Canadian manufacturing

Though the pandemic has become the world’s dominant health concern, it may catalyze recovery from some of the economic consequences of globalization, prof says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Long-term care residents told commission prolonged isolation is 'inhumane'

ONTARIO: Long-term care residents told commission prolonged isolation is 'inhumane'

Currently, 251 of the province's 626 long-term care homes are reporting an outbreak of COVID-19
<b>ONTARIO:</b> COVID-19 rates showing improvement, too soon to say if it's a trend, Yaffe says

ONTARIO: COVID-19 rates showing improvement, too soon to say if it's a trend, Yaffe says

Ontario's Associate Medical Officer of Health said the provincial case rate has started to decline for the first time since November –  sitting now at 145.4 cases per 100,000 people – although that figure is still high
<b>COVID-19:</b> Economics prof calls federal wage subsidy program a 'shotgun approach' that keeps economy in status quo

COVID-19: Economics prof calls federal wage subsidy program a 'shotgun approach' that keeps economy in status quo

He says subsidies need to provide help to individuals, not hold the economy to the status quo
CANADA: Gov. Gen. Julie Payette is resigning after controversial tenure

CANADA: Gov. Gen. Julie Payette is resigning after controversial tenure

OTTAWA — Gov. Gen. Julie Payette is resigning, a source with direct knowledge of her decision but not authorized to discuss it publicly confirms to The Canadian Press.
<b>CANADA:</b> More than one-fifth of companies will adjust pay if staff relocate, survey says

CANADA: More than one-fifth of companies will adjust pay if staff relocate, survey says

The findings come months after many Canadian companies allowed staff to work from home in hopes of stopping the spread of COVID-19 in pandemic hotspots
<b>COVID-19:</b> Vaccine myths running rampant online among all age groups, Ontario docs say

COVID-19: Vaccine myths running rampant online among all age groups, Ontario docs say

Dr. Samantha Hill says any delay to vaccinating Canadians will cost lives, whether it stems from untruths that dissuade people from getting a shot in the arm or current issues slowing down delivery of doses to Canada
<b>CANADA:</b> Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

CANADA: Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu is now waiting for the Canada Border Services Agency to write a report that will recommend whether he be allowed to stay in his adopted country or be deported
<b>COVID-19:</b> Experts say pandemic fuelling apparent spike in eating disorders among adolescents

COVID-19: Experts say pandemic fuelling apparent spike in eating disorders among adolescents

Doctors at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, Ottawa's pediatric hospital and research centre CHEO and the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary are among those noting a significant jump in admissions and demand for outpatient treatment
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Improve working conditions in long-term care homes, COVID-19 advisory group urges

ONTARIO: Improve working conditions in long-term care homes, COVID-19 advisory group urges

In a new report, the group says infections and deaths among long-term care residents are speeding up, mirroring the spread in the community at large