Showdown on Parliament Hill pushes tension between science, politics into the spotlight – National

Showdown on Parliament Hill pushes tension between science, politics into the spotlight - National

OTTAWA — Monday’s vote on a Conservative motion to launch an in-depth review of the Liberal government’s COVID-19 response highlights a key challenge of pandemic politics: how to hold a government accountable for decisions based on science, when the

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Quebec reaches more than 100,000 total cases of COVID-19

Quebec reaches more than 100,000 total cases of COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 25, 2020 11:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec has reached more than 100,000 cases of COVID-19 as

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Canada’s COVID-19 infections surpass 213,000 as Ontario breaks record in new cases – National

Canada coronavirus cases surge past 160,000 as deaths top 9,300 - National

Canada added another 2,224 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday raising the country’s total COVID-19 infections to over 213,000.Health authorities also reported another 34 deaths from the virus, though only 13 had occurred over the past 24

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Northern Manitoba braces for increased COVID-19 restrictions while cases rise

Northern Manitoba braces for increased COVID-19 restrictions while cases rise

While Manitoba’s north is set to come under increased restrictions meant to combat rising COVID-19 case numbers Monday, the mayor of The Pas says heightened rules are necessary to quell the virus’s spread.“We need to get a handle on

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Ontario reports record number of new coronavirus cases

Ontario reports record number of new coronavirus cases

Ontario reported 978 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 69,331.It’s the highest single-day increase in cases to date, surpassing the Oct. 9 report of 939.“Locally, there are

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Canada adds more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases Friday – National

Canada adds more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases Friday - National

Twenty-six more coronavirus patients have died in Canada, and 2,579 new cases of the virus have been recorded.The increases announced Friday bring the cumulative national case total to 211,512, though more than 177,000 people have recovered, according to provincial

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Winnipeg school divisions prepare for increased COVID-19 restrictions amid spike in cases

Winnipeg school divisions prepare for increased COVID-19 restrictions amid spike in cases

Winnipeg school divisions are preparing for heightened COVID-19 restrictions slated to start Monday while novel coronavirus cases continue to spike in Manitoba’s capital.Schools in Manitoba’s north will also see increased restrictions as of Monday. Read more: Another Manitoban dies

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Information commissioner ‘disappointed’ with health minister’s comments on access to records – National

Information commissioner ‘disappointed’ with health minister’s comments on access to records - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 23, 2020 6:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — The federal information ombudsman says she’s disappointed by

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3.5 million people who arrived in Canada since March exempted from quarantine requirement – National

3.5 million people who arrived in Canada since March exempted from quarantine requirement - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 23, 2020 3:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA – More than 4.6 million people have arrived in

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Quebec City will lose health-care services if people don’t respect COVID-19 rules: Guilbault

Quebec City will lose health-care services if people don’t respect COVID-19 rules: Guilbault

Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches residents must abide by public health directives aimed at stemming the tide of COVID-19 to keep the health-care network intact, officials said Friday.“If we keep on the same track as we currently are, we are

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