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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As N.L.’s oil industry sputters, the emotional toll of the cod moratorium looms large

As N.L.’s oil industry sputters, the emotional toll of the cod moratorium looms large

Dave Mercer spent the early 1990s roaming around Newfoundland and Labrador, trying to get enough hours to qualify for unemployment insurance in an economy levelled by the collapse of the cod fishery.Like many other workers in the province, his

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Canadian officials warned staff bound for Cuba to stay silent on ‘Havana syndrome’ – National

Canadian officials warned staff bound for Cuba to stay silent on ‘Havana syndrome’ - National

There have been no new reports of Canadian diplomats coming down with mysterious symptoms of what’s become known as “Havana Syndrome” in nearly two years — and no answers for those affected.That’s despite new reports from the New York

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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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Comparative Effectiveness of SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Receptor Agonists, DPP-4 Inhibitors, and Sulfonylureas on Risk of Kidney Outcomes: Emulation of a Target Trial Using Health Care Databases

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Comparative Effectiveness of SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Receptor Agonists, DPP-4 Inhibitors, and Sulfonylureas on Risk of Kidney Outcomes: Emulation of a Target Trial Using Health Care Databases Yan Xie, Benjamin Bowe, Andrew K. Gibson, Janet B. McGill, Geetha Maddukuri, Yan Yan,

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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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The Importance of Mental Health in the COVID-19 Era

The Importance of Mental Health in the COVID-19 Era

  For the last 4-8 weeks, I’ve been MIA from all of my major and important life duties – family, work, graduate school, internships, even voluntary activities like writing for the Good Men Project. Instead, I found myself hospitalized 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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