‘None of us are superhuman,’ says PHAC president as she steps down amid pandemic...

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OTTAWA—The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada is stepping down as the country heads into the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.Tina Namiesniowski, who has been in the job only since May...

How do you debate Trump? We asked some of Canada’s top debaters (Details)

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When Joe Biden steps onto the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio, he will face an opponent prone to bombast, bluster, incoherence and illogical leaps.As he goes toe to toe with U.S. President Donald...
WE Charity co-founders Craig and Marc Kielburger are also planning to leave the Toronto-based youth organization once the transition to a new board of governors is complete.

WE Charity closing Canadian operations, Kielburger brothers leaving (Details)

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OTTAWA—WE Charity says it is closing its Canadian operations, blaming COVID-19 and the political fallout from the Liberal government's plan to have it run a multimillion-dollar student-volunteer program for leaving it in financial ruin....

Elections BC plans for safe vote during pandemic, expects surge in mail-in ballots (Details)

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VICTORIA—Voting in British Columbia’s Oct. 24 election will be safe, historic and take about as much time as it does to order a cup of coffee, says the chief electoral officer.Anton Boegman said Tuesday...

Trump vs. Biden debate: Six things Canadians should watch for (Details)

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What a time to be alive. The first debate between the U.S. presidential candidates in a year consumed by a global pandemic, wildfires, raging storms and widespread civil unrest, will take place during the...

First Nation in Powell River, B.C., declares emergency after COVID-19 outbreak (Details)

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POWELL RIVER, B.C.—A British Columbia First Nation has issued a state of emergency after confirmation that four members have COVID-19 and several others are reporting symptoms of the virus.A notice on the Tla’amin Nation...

Today’s coronavirus news: Parliament resumes Thursday with debate on throne speech; Ontario fall preparedness...

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The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Thursday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available.6:27 a.m. A person who used York Region Transit...
Being active on social media could be a factor in young people’s anxiety during the pandemic, researchers say.

COVID-19 stress is hitting youth much harder than people over 60, new research shows...

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Young people are reporting higher levels of stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic compared to those over age 60 despite their significantly lower risk of dying from the virus itself, a new...

Perspectives on permanency in B.C. during COVID-19 (Details)

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In the heart of downtown Vancouver amongst tall buildings and a veil of forest fire smoke, Autumn — whose real name we’re withholding to protect her privacy — proudly shares two canoe paddles she...

British Columbia gang leader Jamie Bacon to be sentenced in Surrey Six case (Details)

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VANCOUVER—A judge is scheduled to sentence a gang leader Friday on a charge related to shootings in 2007 that left six people dead at a highrise apartment building in Surrey, B.C.Jamie Bacon pleaded guilty...
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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...