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First Nations Health Authority tailoring its messaging about COVID-19

First Nations Health Authority tailoring its messaging about COVID-19

VANCOUVER — The public health communication about COVID-19 that's aimed at Indigenous communities should be tailored and take into account Indigenous experiences, say a health official and a researcher who work with First Nation and Metis communities
Provinces tighten freedoms, police get help from citizens in fight against COVID-19

Provinces tighten freedoms, police get help from citizens in fight against COVID-19

MONTREAL — Police forces in Canada are getting extra powers, more flexibility and even help from citizens reporting on one another as governments seek to enforce decrees aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Preparing for battle: Doctor on front lines shares how health-care is changing

Preparing for battle: Doctor on front lines shares how health-care is changing

TORONTO — Each morning when Dr. Seema Marwaha is preparing for work, she thinks about her husband, her 15-month-old son and the possibility she could bring home a dangerous virus.
Airports now a challenging 'Petri dish' for officials trying to prevent spread of virus

Airports now a challenging 'Petri dish' for officials trying to prevent spread of virus

OTTAWA — For one traveller returning to Toronto from Vietnam, the way officials handled arrivals to Canada was startling when compared to strict COVID-19 guidelines in the southeast Asian country.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Liberals back off bid for power in COVID-19 crisis under Opposition fire

Liberals back off bid for power in COVID-19 crisis under Opposition fire

OTTAWA — Hours before introducing a bill to spend up to $82 billion and increase federal powers to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Liberals backed off a measure that the Opposition decried as an attempt to get Parliament to sign them a blank cheque.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times eastern): 11:15 p.m. An employee at a Real Canadian Superstore in Oshawa, Ont., has tested positive for COVID-19.
'Enough is enough,' Trudeau says to Canadians ignoring COVID-19 advice

'Enough is enough,' Trudeau says to Canadians ignoring COVID-19 advice

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's tone hardened Monday as he warned Canadians there are limits to the government's patience for those ignoring COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
Veterinarians offer ventilators as they fight to be declared essential service

Veterinarians offer ventilators as they fight to be declared essential service

Canada's veterinarians said Monday they're willing to join in the nationwide efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic even as they fight to ensure they're allowed to keep providing care to the country's animals.
MacKay calls for Conservative leadership vote to be held as soon as possible

MacKay calls for Conservative leadership vote to be held as soon as possible

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay says an election for party leader should be held as soon as logistically possible.