Lakeshore General Hospital nurses sound alarm over emergency room staffing shortage

The V.P. of the union representing the nurses at the Lakeshore General Hospital say more health-care professionals need to be hired and salaries increased.
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Trump demands Biden take a drug test after what he calls ‘uneven’ debate performances
"Naturally, I will agree to take one also. His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly. Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???" Trump tweeted Sunday.
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Lethbridge annual Run for the Pumpkin holds in-person event while most races go virtual
During its 33-year history in Lethbridge, the race has attracted many families to the event. This year, 293 people participated.
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Winnipeg wedding industry ‘devastated’ by Monday’s new restrictions
New restrictions, coming into effect Monday, mean weddings and funerals planned for October involving more than 10 people, will have to be indefinitely postponed. 
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Astrology sees boost in popularity as Canadians grapple with effects of coronavirus pandemic
"It's not so much about manoeuvring the pandemic as it is about people wanting to really understand their place in the world."
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Kelowna Motionball Marathon of Sport raises $60,000 for Special Olympics
"For the Special Olympic athletes, it's so much more than just sport for them — this is an opportunity for them to network, to surround themselves with like-minded people."
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Visits suspended at federal prisons in Quebec to prevent potential COVID-19 spread
The Correctional Service of Canada says it is suspending visits to federal prisons in Quebec to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.
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Coronavirus: Around 600 people possibly exposed after 3 employees at Toronto bar test positive
Officials said the possible exposure period is from Sept. 13 to Sept. 22 at the Regulars Bar on King Street.
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'Parent shopping': Teens of divorced parents looking to switch households ahead of possible second lockdown
A Canadian law firm says it has seen an increase in teenagers of divorced parents looking to switch households ahead of a possible second lockdown.
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Spruce Grove girl, 11, dead after falling at Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park: RCMP
Alberta RCMP confirmed Sunday that an 11-year-old girl died last weekend after falling into the water at Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park.
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Man dead after house collapse in Barrie
Barrie police say the 77-year-old man, who was in the process of demolishing his home, died from injuries he sustained when the roof collapsed on him on Saturday.
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Cooking together: Aloo gobi with roti and fresh mint chutney
Global BC reporter and anchor Neetu Garcha shares her delicious recipe for aloo gobi.
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Three employees of Regulars Bar on King Street West test positive for COVID-19
According to Toronto Public Health, about 600 people may have visited the bar during those dates.
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U.S. election: What happens if Trump loses to Biden, but refuses to concede?
On Friday, Trump again sowed doubt about the election results, saying the only way he would lose is "if there's mischief."
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17-year-old dead after crash in P.E.I.: RCMP
Police say they are investigating the crash, which occurred on Sout-West Road in Huntley, P.E.I., at approximately 3 a.m., when a vehicle left the roadway.
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Huge crowds show up in Wasaga Beach, Ont., for car rally despite coronavirus restrictions
"There was just too many people to control. They were on every corner, they were in every parking lot," Wasaga Beach Mayor Nina Bifolchi said.
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Can Donald Trump cheat his way through the electoral college and use mail-order mayhem to steal the election? Experts say the system is shockingly weak
Election night could lead to a ‘really combustible situation’ as Trump and allies cast doubts on the system’s legitimacy amid various national crises.
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Sask Health Authority issues COVID exposure alert for Regina
The Saskatchewan Health Authority says people who visited the Golden Mile Real Canadian Superstore and the Avonhurst Drive Western Pizza they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
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Calgary Fire investigating after 1 person injured in Mayland Heights
  About 50 people living there self-evacuated before firefighters arrived. The person living in the unit was transported by paramedics with fire-related injuries. 
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24-year-old dead after single-vehicle crash in New Brunswick
The crash occurred in Grand-Barachois, N.B., with police responding to the scene on Route 15 near the Cormier Village exit shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday.
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Visits suspended at federal prisons in Quebec to prevent potential COVID-19 spread
The province has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, reporting 896 new cases on Sunday.
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Quebec reports 896 new COVID-19 cases, four additional deaths linked to virus
Health officials say the increase in cases is primarily due to community transmission of the virus and are asking Quebecers to limit their contact with others over the next few weeks.
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896 new COVID-19 cases in Quebec
COVID-19 cases mark the highest jump since May
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Paramedics take motorists to hospital after serious crash on Sid Buckwold Bridge
Saskatoon police have blocked off the southbound bridge lanes so their teams can investigate a crash between an SUV and car that took place Sunday morning.
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Health-care delays from COVID-19 won’t improve without major fed support: Pallister
Ottawa must increase health-care funding to provinces to tackle rapidly worsening delays, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said on 'The West Block.'
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Quebec reports just under 900 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours
Quebec public health authorities announced Sunday that 71,901 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,825 people have died since the start of the pandemic.
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Freeland says she’s confident coronavirus defeat ‘is not years away’
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, who also became finance minister last month, said she believes the coronavirus pandemic will be defeated.
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COMMENTARY: It’s time for Canada to implement universal child care
Meera Estrada says a national child care program would be an investment — not an expense — that would pay dividends for the economy.
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The popular motel from 'Schitt's Creek' will soon be up for sale
The Ontario property that plays the role of the Rosebud Motel on the popular Canadian series 'Schitt's Creek' is being put up for sale.
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Coronavirus resurgence in Brazil Amazon’s largest city dashes hope for herd immunity
Manaus Mayor Arthur Virgilio blamed right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, who has minimized the gravity of the pandemic, for encouraging a return to normal life and work instead of waiting for a vaccine to be developed.
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Mi’kmaq power, inside and beyond Ottawa, stronger than in past fishery battles
'I wonder if they ever thought, 20 years ago, that they'd have two Mi'kmaq senators and a Mi'kmaq MP who could help influence and work with government to find a solution.'
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Ontario reports nearly 500 new coronavirus cases marking biggest increase in almost 5 months
It's the biggest single-day increase in cases since May 2 when 511 were reported. 
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New COVID-19 cases in Ontario surge to highest level in nearly five months
Ontario is reporting the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since early May.
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Fitness: Get your back up with some exercise
Pampering a sore back isn’t the best way to relieve discomfort.
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U.S. defends TikTok ban citing Pennsylvania federal judge's ruling against three users
The three TikTok users, who say they make a living on the video-sharing app, had argued that the U.S. government had violated their First Amendment rights and exceeded the bounds of executive authority.
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Woman sent to hospital following shooting near Queen and Broadview
The woman’s injuries are currently being described as non-life threatening.
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Canadian Red Cross assisting 10 after house fire in Plaster Rock, N.B.
The fire was first reported on Saturday, heavily damaging a single-storey structure that contained eight apartments in the Town of Plaster Rock.
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Final jobs report before U.S. election expected to show labour market’s rebound lost some steam in September
Employers probably added 850,000 workers in September, a step down from the 1.37 million a month earlier, according to the Bloomberg survey median.
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Alan Cross: Before radio, there was the Théâtrophone
There's a reason why a generation of people referred to the radio as 'the wireless,' Alan Cross explains.
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Bringing Toronto together means breaking down the systems that segregate its neighbourhoods
Human beings are tribal by nature, writes Kofi Hope — Torontonians can overcome it but we’ll have to stop separating residents by income and ethnicity.
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