Quebec reports 180 new COVID-19 cases, three further deaths linked to virus (Details)

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MONTREAL—Quebec health officials are reporting 180 new cases of COVID-19.The province also announced three additional deaths linked to the disease from earlier in the month and withdrew two other deaths after investigations determined they...

[email protected]: Virtual comics event declared a failure by industry critics, but fans loved it...

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This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and non-profit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.Authors: Benjamin Woo, Associate professor, Communication...
The Alberta government has committed $20 million toward end-of-life care. Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the money is the first step to improve access to palliative care for Albertans and their families.

Alberta puts $20 million into end-of-life care for patients and families (Details)

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EDMONTON—The Alberta government says it will spend $20 million on end-of-life care.Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the money is a first step in improving access to palliative care for patients and their families.He says...
After completing quarantine, the family has been busy running around to secure social security numbers, bank accounts, and phone numbers.

From Jordan to Morden: Family’s first week out of quarantine, welcoming gifts and support...

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Mokhles Abdulghani, his wife Hajir Saad Ghareeb and their children Razan, 6, Alwaleed, 3, and Asia, 2, arrived at their new home in Morden, Manitoba, from Jordan on August 8. The Iraqi family lived...

Court appearance scheduled today for man accused of killing Alberta doctor at walk-in clinic...

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RED DEER, ALTA.—A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled to appear in court today.Deng Mabiour is charged with first-degree murder in death of Dr....

New Brunswick party leaders to face off in second debates as election nears (Details)

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FREDERICTON—New Brunswick’s political party leaders are preparing today for the second set of televised election debates.The English and French debates will air this evening on CBC and Radio-Canada.The leaders debated last week on Rogers...
The statue of Sir John A. MacDonald is shown torn down following a demonstration in Montreal on August 29, 2020. A new survey suggests that while Canadians are divided over removing statues of politicians who harboured racist views or pushed racist policies, many oppose the "spontaneous" toppling of statues of Canada's first prime minister, John A. Macdonald.

Canadians reluctant to remove statues of historical figures now seen as racist, poll says...

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OTTAWA—A new survey suggests that while Canadians are divided over removing monuments to politicians who harboured racist views or pushed racist policies, many oppose the “spontaneous” toppling of statues of Canada’s first prime minister,...

Premiers Doug Ford and Quebec’s François Legault meet in Mississauga to discuss COVID-19 recovery...

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Amid mounting concerns of a second wave of COVID-19 with an uptick of new cases, the premiers of Canada’s two most populous provinces are convening with their senior ministers.Premier Doug Ford and Quebec’s François...

Some B.C. students wary as they prepare for COVID-19 orientation this week (Details)

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VANCOUVER—Students across British Columbia are getting ready for COVID-19 orientation sessions this week amid a flurry of new protocols aimed at reopening schools while the pandemic wears on.Education Minister Rob Fleming has said districts...

Women describe lingering effects of sexual assaults by Alberta neurologist (Details)

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CALGARY—Several of the 28 women a Calgary neurologist sexually assaulted over three decades told a judge Tuesday that what happened during their 15-minute appointments led to years of anxiety, shame, self-doubt and fear of...
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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...