Mothers taking on ‘shocking’ number of hours caring for children during pandemic: study

Mothers taking on ‘shocking’ number of hours caring for children during pandemic: study

A new study indicates some Canadian mothers have taken on the equivalent of nearly two full-time jobs providing child care during the COVID-19 pandemic.Using data from COVID19monitor.org, McMaster University researchers tracked the time thousands of Canadian parents spent caring

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Covid-19 news: UK government imposes tier three rules in Manchester

Covid-19 news: UK government imposes tier three rules in Manchester

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham speaking outside Bridgewater Hall, ManchesterCredit: Jacob King/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on

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Health-care costs in Canada dropped after assisted dying became legal – National

Bill on assisted dying to be reintroduced Monday amid upcoming court deadline

Since Canada’s law on medical assistance in dying came into effect more than four years ago, health-care costs have dropped millions of dollars, according to a Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) report released Tuesday.The report on assisted dying said since

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Long-term care homes remain vulnerable to second COVID-19 wave, insiders say

Long-term care homes remain vulnerable to second COVID-19 wave, insiders say

Fear and anxiety have taken over in Canada’s long-term care homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and industry insiders say it will take more than a federal band-aid solution to fix them.According to the International Long-term Care Policy Network, eight

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Coronavirus: Food prices to rise across Canada as COVID-19 pandemic continues

Coronavirus: Food prices to rise across Canada as COVID-19 pandemic continues

We’re leaving the era of cheap food in Canada, according to a leading food distribution researcher also known as Canada’s Food Professor.“That is what is happening now, COVID-19 is accelerating this pace,” said Sylvain Charlebois, who founded the Agri-food

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Covid-19 news: Wales to enter a 17-day national lockdown from Friday

Covid-19 news: Wales to enter a 17-day national lockdown from Friday

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool People walk on Llandudno Pier, Conwy, WalesChristopher Furlong/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 19 October Welsh government

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Canada tops 200,000 cases of coronavirus – National

Canada tops 200,000 cases of coronavirus - National

Canada surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking a grim milestone for the country as provinces work to control the second wave.As of Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. ET, there were 200,730 confirmed infections in Canada,

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1,827 more diagnosed with coronavirus in Canada amid surges in parts of the country – National

1,827 more diagnosed with coronavirus in Canada amid surges in parts of the country - National

Canada added 1,827 more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 197,941.Provincial and territorial health authorities said 13 more people had died from the virus, although those numbers are incomplete

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New business rent relief program will address gap in promised funds, minister says – National

New business rent relief program will address gap in promised funds, minister says - National

As case numbers surge across Canada, many small businesses are seeing the effects of fewer customers, and some are once again being asked to close up shop to help beat back the country’s second wave of the novel coronavirus.To

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N.S. warns of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 15 Toronto-Halifax flight

N.S. warns of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 15 Toronto-Halifax flight

Nova Scotia health officials are advising travellers of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight that departed Toronto for Halifax earlier this week.The province says flight AC604 left Toronto at 8 a.m. on Oct. 15.Passengers in

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