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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Colombia becomes second Latin American country to diagnose over 1M coronavirus cases – National

Colombia becomes second Latin American country to diagnose over 1M coronavirus cases - National

BOGOTA — Colombia reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a week.The nation of 50 million saw cases peak in August and has seen

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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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Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

Biden, Trump clash over healthcare plans in first debate

President Donald Trump assured supporters packed shoulder to shoulder Saturday that “we’re rounding the turn” and mocked challenger Joe Biden for raising alarms about the pandemic. Meanwhile, Biden bemoaned to a smaller gathering the need to campaign at a distance

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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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No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus

No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus

Dr. Meyers said he hoped his team would undertake such studies soon, and noted that a handful of clinical trials had already begun investigating these questions.The study’s findings aren’t necessarily surprising, or even unprecedented. Other researchers have conducted similar experiments,

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Iran’s supreme leader urges authorities to prioritize fighting coronavirus – National

Iran’s supreme leader urges authorities to prioritize fighting coronavirus - National

Iran’s supreme leader Saturday urged authorities to prioritize public health above any economic or security concerns, amid the Mideast’s worst outbreak of the coronavirus.Iran’s death toll from the global pandemic topped 32,000 this week. The government has resisted a

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Roy Green: Do not let COVID-19 convince you to ignore any other health concerns – National

Roy Green: Do not let COVID-19 convince you to ignore any other health concerns - National

On Oct. 24, 2000, I was roughly on my family’s schedule for a fatal encounter with heart disease as foretold by the deaths of my father at age 40 and his brother at 42.Neither raging war at a place

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