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|Ontario hospitals allowed to transfer patients without consent - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 19:36:42 EDT|
The Ontario government is issuing two emergency orders to maximize system capacity in the province's hospitals in response to a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions, the Ministry of Health said Friday.
|Former central banker Mark Carney to speak at second day of Liberal convention - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 09:56:12 EDT|
Cabinet ministers will be on parade at the Liberal convention today, but all eyes will be on someone who's never overtly dipped a toe in partisan politics before now: Mark Carney.
|Ontario reports 4,227 new cases of COVID-19, nearly topping single-day record - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 10:10:57 EDT|
Ontario reported another 4,227 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the second-most on a single day at any point during the pandemic.
|Vancouver Canucks says 'no culprit' in team's COVID-19 outbreak - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 15:39:49 EDT|
Canucks' team physician said the player who first contracted COVID-19 and then brought it into the team acted within NHL and provincial health protocols.
|Canada adds jobs, unemployment falls to 7.5% despite 3rd wave of COVID-19 - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 10:12:38 EDT|
Canada created jobs in sectors hard hit by the pandemic in March, but the numbers would not have included full impact of recent lockdowns.
|Here's why Canadians have reason to be more optimistic about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Canada's vaccine rollout can seem disappointing when compared to the quick progress in some other countries, but that may not be a fair comparison, some experts say. The fact is certain key metrics suggest Canada's rollout performance is actually on the rise compared to those of many other countries.
|Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 09:05:42 EDT|
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said the spread of more contagious coronavirus variants is driving a strong resurgence of the virus in many parts of the country.
|No stranger to Canada: Prince Philip's visits over the years - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 07:20:07 EDT|
Prince Philip was a frequent royal visitor to Canada. Here are a few highlights of the time he spent in this country.
|Canada is touting hydrogen as crucial to its climate action plan, but how green is it? - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at Canada's pursuit of "green" hydrogen and California's findings on the connection between carbon emissions reductions and GDP.
|'If you're sick, stay home' is a non-starter for many Canadians - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Most Canadian workers still feel like they can't stay home from work, even if they are worried they might have COVID-19. Despite growing demands for better paid sick leave, most Canadians still have inadequate coverage.
|'It would give us closure': Family struggles to get body of Windsor university student to India amid pandemic - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 05:00:00 EDT|
Amid a pandemic, the repatriation process can be emotionally taxing and complicated for loved ones separated by geography. The family of Renu Surya Pratan Murikipudi, for instance, has run into one issue after another trying to get the body of the University of Windsor student to India after friends found him dead in his home.
|Liberals, NDP could use a bump in the polls — at each other's expense - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Polls suggest the federal Liberals are knocking on the door of a majority government. A few more votes from New Democrat supporters could open it.
|My eating disorder is a terrible quarantine companion - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 05:00:00 EDT|
It's easy to eat dinner absurdly late when you're eating alone, just like it's easy to avoid "risky" foods when you're cooking for one.
|New Democrats launch policy convention with a pitch to voters: we have your backs - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
It may be billed as a convention focused sharply on policy, but New Democrats hope the next three days show their party is ready for a possible spring or summer election.
|As vaccinations increase, maintaining COVID-curbing behaviour is going to get more complicated - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Clear health guidelines tailored to vaccinated people could help maintain the social norms around important public-health behaviour, writes Brooke Struck.
|Why Prince Philip visited Canada more than 45 times over the decades - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 07:35:00 -0400|
Prince Philip, who died today at age 99, had a fondness for Canada, joining his wife the Queen on most of her trips and taking many his own, visiting the country more frequently than any other member of the Royal Family.
|Yukon residents set to vote in fourth election held in Canada during pandemic - Sat, 10 Apr 2021 08:58:16 -0400|
Yukon residents will head to the polls on Monday for Canada's fourth election held during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Canada in tough place, but more vaccine doses key to getting out of this pandemic: WHO adviser - Sat, 10 Apr 2021 07:00:00 -0400|
Canada is in a tough situation as COVID-19 variants are spreading and cases are rising amid a third wave of the pandemic but, along with the rest of the world, it will overcome the ongoing crisis with increased vaccinations, says Dr. Peter Singer, a special adviser to the director general of the World Health Organization.
|Ontario issues emergency orders to bolster hospital capacity as cases soar - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 18:56:00 -0400|
Ontario has issued a pair of emergency orders to help it address a hospital capacity crunch, including a directive allowing patient transfers without consent.
|Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks? - Sat, 10 Apr 2021 08:19:57 -0400|
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
|Crews rescue trapped workers from Vancouver Island shopping centre after crash through building - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 19:46:00 -0400|
First responders rushed to the Uptown Shopping Centre in Saanich Friday afternoon for reports of "an emergency inside the shopping complex," according to Saanich police.
|N.S. mass shooting remembrance service planned one year after gunman's rampage - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 14:00:00 -0400|
Family members of victims of the Nova Scotia mass shooting are expected to gather in a Truro, N.S., church on April 18 to remember their lost relatives one year after the tragedy.
|Calls to close schools grow as COVID-19's 3rd wave hits younger Albertans - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 15:38:00 -0400|
Doctors are urging the province to do more to slow the spread of COVID-19 in classrooms as data shows a spike in active cases among school-aged children.
|RCMP commissioner, justice minister to testify before ethics committee on PornHub allegations - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 14:34:00 -0400|
The head of the RCMP and Canada’s justice minister are set to testify in front of the House of Commons ethics committee next week regarding the ongoing controversy with online porn giant, MindGeek.
|'Too little, too late': Feds freeze student loan interest, but monthly repayments continue - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 15:37:58 -0400|
Starting April 1, the interest rate has been set to zero per cent for the federal portion of student loans, but loan repayments will continue. Activists say that's not enough to support recent graduates as the pandemic persists.