Why are our highest-risk kids behind on their COVID vaccines?


Data shows just half of kids 5-11 with complex health conditions have received their first dose, while about 40 per cent have received two doses.
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Here’s how to talk to kids about Orange Shirt Day, according to Indigenous educators
Teachers and parents need to understand the colonial impact of residential schools first before they teach children about Truth and Reconciliation, said one expert.
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Daphne Bramham: QAnon tactics used by civic progressives to silence debate
A plot by volunteers to falsely accuse an adversary of being a pedophile needs to be denounced by OneCity and all civic campaigners.
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Russian strike kills 25 as Kremlin to annex Ukraine regions
Russia pounded Ukrainian cities with missiles, rockets and suicide drones, with one strike reported to have killed 25 people, as it moved Friday to annex Ukrainian territory and put it under the protection of Moscow's nuclear umbrella despite international condemnation.
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Ian regains hurricane strength as storm moves towards Carolinas
The storm was on track to later hit North Carolina, forecasters said. Gov. Roy Cooper urged residents to prepare for torrents of rain, high winds and potential power outages.
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Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida
A revived Hurricane Ian set its sights on South Carolina's coast Friday and the historic city of Charleston, with forecasters predicting a storm surge and floods after the megastorm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and left people trapped in their homes.
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AFN chief urges reflection on residential schools this Truth and Reconciliation Day
Marc Miller, federal Crown-Indigenous relations minister, says the government is committed to ensuring reconciliation remains entrenched in Canada's daily and long-term goals.
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Canada’s Taliban terror rules unchanged as Afghans face humanitarian crisis
International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan said the Liberals plan to modify the law, but couldn't explain why departments that handle the Criminal Code haven't moved.
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Indigenous men and boys are missing + what reconciliation means for young leaders
Missing and murdered Indigenous men and boys, what reconciliation means to young Indigenous people and a payment plan trend that’s worrying experts.
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Canada terror rules unchanged as Afghans face humanitarian crisis and winter looms
Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its feet in carving out exemptions to anti-terrorism laws to allow humanitarian groups to reach desperate people in Afghanistan.
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Chief urges reflection about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day
The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today's National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is about the survivors of Canada's residential schools and the children who died in them and never made it home.
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Police looking for driver after woman dies, three others injured in Vaughan crash early Friday
The OPP are appealing for a driver of a red Volkswagen Jetta to come forward after they allegedly walked away from the scene of a crash.
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Assaults on annexed Ukrainian territory will be an attack on Russia: Kremlin
If Russia could establish control over the whole area it claims, Putin would have annexed around 136,000 sq km or more than 22 per cent of Ukraine.
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'Justinflation' can't be said in the House of Commons, but MPs are trying anyway
The Conservatives' cheeky term for inflation under the Liberals has got some MPs into trouble in the House of Commons, where saying 'Justinflation' has been deemed verboten.
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Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down
Indigenous leaders in Quebec are lamenting the fact that priorities for their communities have been largely ignored during the provincial election campaign.
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A Distillery District sub-penthouse and a corner suite in the Imperial Plaza condos Deer Park: how much they sold for
The listing and sale prices, details about the suites and the buildings they’re in
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Trevor Noah will depart ‘The Daily Show’ after seven years as host: ‘My time is up’
While taping the series on Thursday, Noah revealed to his audience that he will be departing the late-night series.
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‘Ongoing care’: How to mark 2nd official Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Friday, Sept. 30, is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. An Alberta professor shares her suggestions of ways Canadians can listen, learn and reflect.
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Indigenous-led healing program tackling ‘epidemic’ of violence, abuse
"Packing that hurt and pain around for so long instead of being able to, 'I love you.  I'm scared.  I'm afraid.'  It cames out as anger.  That's what I lived."
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Andrew Phillips: New female leaders in Italy and the U.K. show representation in politics is not so simple
Attacks by the British left suggest it doesn’t matter whether women and minorities are represented in power if they don’t support the right policies.
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Most Canadians support reconciliation. But underneath, many fear what it might it mean. Two authors offer a road map
An Indigenous legal scholar and his settler friend and former student offer a startling, and optimistic way forward.
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Frankie Valli’s secret to keeping in vocal shape at 88: ‘I sing every day’
Frankie Valli, who appears at Casino Rama on Friday and Saturday, has lost none of his vocal ability.
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'Sadness and hope': Indigenous leaders, academics speak on Sept. 30 as commitments go unfulfilled
For the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, CTVNews.ca spoke to several Indigenous leaders about feelings around the day more than a year since the suspected gravesites made world news, and in the weeks following Queen Elizabeth II death that took over the news cycle during a month when decolonization is meant to be top of mind.
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Stabbing victim becomes Montreal's 26th homicide of 2022
A police command post has been set up at Jeanne-Mance St. and Van Horne Ave.
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Highway 400 southbound at Rutherford Road closed after fatal crash
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said witnesses reported seeing a red Volkswagen Jetta travelling at a high rate of speed when it rear ended a a minivan carrying four people.
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Inflation hits record 10% in 19 EU countries using euro
Price increases are at their highest level since record-keeping for the euro started in 1997.
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Man stabbed during altercation on St-Laurent Blvd.
The young man's attackers fled before police got there.
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Coffee, cerveza, carbs: I went to Costa Rica for the secrets of longevity, found unexpected lessons and left feeling full of life
In the land of pura vida, good health isn’t all about exercise and eating more greens.
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Rick Salutin: Alongside the usual ranters and liars at UN’s fall opening, real inspiration from Colombia
Colombia’s newly elected president Gustavo Petro was like a leader dropped from another planet, speaking from the heart on unanticipated themes.
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Motorcyclist dead after crash in Toronto’s northwest end
Emergency crews were called to Skyway Avenue and Dixon Road at around 7:20 p.m. for reports of a serious collision.
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Montreal's Festival du nouveau cinéma jockeys for position in a changing world
The FNC has adapted and evolved throughout its half-century history, which serves it well in the pandemic era. The fest's 51st edition begins Oct. 5.
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Paid day off to reflect on truth and reconciliation? There’s a way to donate those earnings
Joshua Hensman launched the One Day's Pay campaign last year and ended up raising nearly half a million dollars for organizations supporting First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.
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Help Wanted: Quebec is paying students to learn a trade
Incentives aim to shift the focus away from academia and university studies toward training in technical fields with shortages.
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'If every child matters, then show up': Montrealers to march for reconciliation
Friday's march in support of Indigenous communities will mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. "If you are feeling outraged ... then show up in numbers," urges organizer Nakuset.
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Anglade faces tight race in own riding, 'double-edged sword' as Liberal leader
"(Leaders) can’t be there all the time," the director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada says of Anglade's challenges in her riding, but "the fact they're known across the province is an asset."
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Truth and reconciliation an ‘ongoing process,’ Indigenous voices say
'I think it’s important that we do get the day to pause, reflect and learn together but when we think of every day, we still have oppression that exists,' said Jenny Kay Dupuis.
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I’m 72 and haven’t gone grey. People don’t believe me. What to do? Ask Ellie
Also, a reader marvels at bad service at a big-box store.
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Symbols matter. Let’s redesign Canada’s parliamentary mace to include Indigenous cultures
Our mace celebrates only two of our founding traditions. It’s time to harmonize our diverse governing cultures, and bring our histories together.
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No ‘comfort’ in forced transfer of patients
There will be no comfort for patients forced to move to long-term care facilities that provide substandard care, and far from their families and friends.
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