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<b>COVID-19:</b> Humans, not bats, are to blame for viruses causing pandemics, expert says

COVID-19: Humans, not bats, are to blame for viruses causing pandemics, expert says

Experts say that human behaviour, such as global travel, cause outbreaks or pandemics
<b>COVID-19:</b> Trudeau positions Canada as champion of co-ordinated global recovery plan

COVID-19: Trudeau positions Canada as champion of co-ordinated global recovery plan

Push comes as Canada is competing for one of two coveted, non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council later this month against Norway and Ireland
<b>COVID-19:</b> Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say

COVID-19: Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say

Long-term care homes have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada to date, with more than 4,000 residents dying in Ontario and Quebec alone
<b>CANADA:</b> Defence Department accused of using pandemic to withhold info from Parliament

CANADA: Defence Department accused of using pandemic to withhold info from Parliament

There has been widespread concern about federal departments failing to respond to access-to-information requests since the crisis first started in earnest in March
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Groups say emergency orders to fight pandemic violate privacy

ONTARIO: Groups say emergency orders to fight pandemic violate privacy

Orders will likely be extended beyond June 9
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Tips for sleeping better during a global health crisis

BEYOND LOCAL: Tips for sleeping better during a global health crisis

A good quality sleep of a sufficient duration is essential to being able to function well both physically and mentally
<b>WORLD:</b> Press pass offering little defence for journalists caught in the U.S. fray

WORLD: Press pass offering little defence for journalists caught in the U.S. fray

Social media platforms have been littered with images of police targeting reporters directly
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario mulls collection of race-based data

COVID-19: Ontario mulls collection of race-based data

Some argue it's essential
<b>WORLD:</b> As U.S. boils over, Trudeau says systemic racism in Canada must be addressed

WORLD: As U.S. boils over, Trudeau says systemic racism in Canada must be addressed

Trudeau says many don't see this bias but it is a reality for visible minorities in Canada
<b>WATCH:</b> 'This will not be happening again,' Elliott says of 700 cases not reported to Public Health

WATCH: 'This will not be happening again,' Elliott says of 700 cases not reported to Public Health

Health minister says the issue has been rectified