Nova Scotia well positioned to deal with second wave of COVID-19, top doctor says...

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HALIFAX—Nova Scotia is ready to deal with a second wave of COVID-19 should a resurgence occur, the province’s chief medical officer of health told a legislature committee on Tuesday.Dr. Robert Strang told the health...

Today’s coronavirus news: COVID-19 testing in some Ontario pharmacies begins; Trudeau reinstates updates as...

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The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Friday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available.5:54 a.m. Angry restaurant and bar owners are demonstrating...

Curling set to return across the Northwest Territories (Details)

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After worries the sport would be swept aside, three N.W.T. curling clubs last week received approval for their return-to-play plans from the territory’s chief public health officer. That approval, first reported by NNSL, means...

Medicine Hat Counselling Collective holding silent vigil tonight at Riverside Veterans Memorial (Details)

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The Medicine Hat Counselling Collective will be holding a silent vigil tonight in recognition of International Suicide Awareness Day.The vigil is taking place at Riverside Veterans Memorial Park from 6-8:30 p.m.“We will have white...

Staff member at youth centre charged with sex assault in Oakville, Ont. (Details)

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OAKVILLE, Ont. - Police west of Toronto say they’ve laid sex assault charges against a staff member at a forensic mental health facility for youth.Halton police allege a 24-year-old woman who was a relief...

Today’s coronavirus news: Some Ontario in-school vaccination programs moved to clinics; Partial lockdown measures...

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KEY FACTS5:23 a.m.: Israel limits protests, worship to curb virus5:07 a.m.: Partial lockdown measures start today in three Quebec regions4 a.m.: In-school vaccination programs moved to clinics, doctors’ officesThe latest coronavirus news from Canada...
A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has upheld the province's pandemic travel restrictions.

Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court upholds province’s COVID-19 travel ban (Details)

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—The province of Newfoundland and Labrador was justified in banning most travel from other provinces because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a provincial Supreme Court judge ruled on Thursday.Halifax resident Kim Taylor sued...

First Nations want seats on school board (Details)

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Lheidli T’enneh Nation Dayi Clay Pountney and McLeod Lake Indian Band Chief Harley Chingee signed a letter to School District 57 this week, calling for an addition of two Indigenous trustees to the school...

Today’s coronavirus news: Israel’s virus lockdown likely to be extended; UN secretary-general says pandemic...

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KEY FACTS5:06 a.m.: UN secretary-general says pandemic toll is “mind-numbing”5 a.m.: Israel’s virus lockdown likely to be extended4 a.m.: Recovery plan inspires confidence but Canadians like working from home for now: PollThe latest coronavirus...

These Indigenous fishermen in Nova Scotia just defied the federal government in a bid...

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SAULNIERVILLE, N.S.—One by one, the boats from the Sipekne’katik First Nation, laden with lobster traps and the promise of their own fishery, slipped their berth at the Saulnierville wharf Thursday and motored past the...
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From AIDS to COVID-19, America’s Medical System Has a Long History...

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In the early days of the pandemic, Susan Castor, a 64-year-old Filipino American nurse, would make her rounds taking care of patients at a...