Doctors say staff shortages in Ontario ICUs continue as COVID-19 admissions climb
“It is an atmosphere of stress, stress is in the air in ICU,” said Birgit Umaigba, an ICU nurse based in Toronto.
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Alberta education minister warns districts that opt out of curriculum pilot won’t give ‘rich feedback’
Alberta's education minister is warning school districts that don't participate in the review won't be able to provide the same kind of feedback that other districts will.
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COVID-19: Positive tests reported at ski resort near Kamloops
The mayor of Sun Peaks says 15 of 45 people who were tested for COVID-19 on Friday have come back positive.
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Protest against public-health measures in schools draws modest crowd
The mostly maskless participants demanded a return to normal, equating wearing masks to children suffering.
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Elsipogtog First Nation anxiously awaits announcement of Kraft Hockeyville winner
After fire heavily damaged the local rink, Elsipogtog First Nation is hoping to win $250,000. The winner will be announced during Hockey Night in Canada's broadcast Saturday.
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A seemingly quiet day at Breakwater Park, after Kingston officials fenced it off
City Park, Tindall Field, and Victoria Park have little activity on Saturday. Breakwater Park's fenced-off portion is obeyed. Kingston Police say it's a quiet day.
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Alberta Health reports 1,293 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths on Saturday
The active variant case total is at 6,529, representing 47.7 per cent of all active cases, the province said.
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Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot less effective against South African variant: study
Some previous studies have indicated that the Pfizer shot was less potent against the B.1.351 variant than against other coronavirus variants, but still offered a robust defense.
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‘Baseball is our language.’ Love of the game (and Shohei Ohtani) runs deep among Japanese Canadians
As the Angels two-way star faces the Blue Jays in Dunedin, Canadians of Japanese descent are reminded of the positive impact of the sport north of the border for more than a century.
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Mounties investigating death in Prince George
Police say they received a report of a "disturbance of an unknown nature," prompting officers to investigate.
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One taken to hospital after plane crash at Boundary Bay airport in Delta
Delta Fire say the lone occupant was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital with unspecified injuries.
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Save-On-Foods apologizes after Burnaby customers given expired AstraZeneca vaccine
The company said the doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were administered on April 5, but had an expiration date of April 2.
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Despite long lines, Thorncliffe Park residents are ‘excited’ to get the jab at this pop-up clinic
Community organizations and word of mouth helped get the word out at one of Toronto’s hardest-hit neighbourhoods.
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B.C. opens COVID-19 vaccine registration to anyone aged 60+
People who register will not be immediately able to book their vaccination, but will be notified when it is their turn.
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Justin Trudeau’s convention speech: Attacking the ‘disconnected’ Conservatives [Full Transcript]
The Liberal leader delivered some familiar lines for party members, while going after the Conservatives over climate change and pandemic relief The post Justin Trudeau’s convention speech: Attacking the ‘disconnected’ Conservatives [Full Transcript] appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Trump in 2024? He says only that 'a Republican' will win
Former U.S. President Donald Trump plans to affirm his commitment to the Republican Party -- and raise the possibility that someone else will be the GOP's next presidential nominee -- in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night.
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Villeray friends cleaning up neighbourhood, one face mask at a time
Since starting to collect trash, the pair estimates they have collected close to 4,000 masks and well over 10,000 steps.
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Non-profit Quebec law centre to aid environmental group targeted by Alberta oil firm
The Quebec Environmental Law Centre is coming to the aid of an environmental group targeted by an Alberta oil company threatening legal action.
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Rosie DiManno: Republican Matt Gaetz, at best a greasy creep cut from the Trump cloth
The Florida congressman, under investigation for sex with a minor, is a man in Trump’s ham-fisted image and after his blackguard’s heart.
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Pilot escapes with minor injuries in small plane crash at Delta, B.C.’s Boundary Bay Airport
BC Emergency Health Services says it was called to the scene around 11:30 a.m., and transported one patient to hospital in stable condition.
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‘Eventually we will run out of places to move patients.’ Doctors plead for more support as ICUs face worst-case scenario
Ontario doesn’t have enough staff to operate the province’s 2,300 ICU beds as critical cases swell in the wake of a third COVID wave.
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Mounties seek to identify 2 men in excrement incident in Williams Lake Tim Hortons
Mounties were called to the coffee shop in the 1000 block of Highway 97, to reports someone had defecated on the walls and floor of a stall in the men's washroom.
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Watch: Canadian Corey Conners hits a hole-in-one during third round of Masters
Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont., became the sixth player to ever hit a hole in one on the sixth hole at the Masters Saturday in Augusta, Georgia.
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Murder case derailed after B.C. judge rules police ignored evidence-handling rules
The glaring question now is how many homicide cases are potentially in legal jeopardy due to what the judge referred to as IHIT's "egregious" blanket noncompliance policy.
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