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<b>COVID-19:</b> Pandemic isolation could worsen symptoms of depression, dementia

COVID-19: Pandemic isolation could worsen symptoms of depression, dementia

If the depression remains untreated, the associated memory and cognitive problems worsen for those suffering with dementia
<b>CANADA:</b> Fewer services for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder amid COVID-19

CANADA: Fewer services for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder amid COVID-19

Canadians with disabilities have drawn attention to their exclusion from COVID-19 messaging, as well to program cancellations and experiences of social isolation
<b>CANADA:</b> Liberals revamp rent relief for businesses hit by COVID-19

CANADA: Liberals revamp rent relief for businesses hit by COVID-19

Revamped commercial rent-relief program will cover up to 65 per cent of eligible expenses, and up to 90 per cent for those subject to localized lockdowns
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Is recycling enough?

BEYOND LOCAL: Is recycling enough?

Expert argues there are also uneven health impacts when it comes to plastics pollution and the communities that it predominantly affects
<b>COVID-19:</b> Hospitals look for ways to increase capacity, ask Ontario government for help

COVID-19: Hospitals look for ways to increase capacity, ask Ontario government for help

Some options being considered include setting up field hospitals, using hotel rooms for patients and taking over space in long-term care homes, OHA president says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> As COVID cases rise, Real Estate Association urges agents to stop open houses

ONTARIO: As COVID cases rise, Real Estate Association urges agents to stop open houses

Should be using virtual tools first and advising clients to use virtual open houses, virtual showings or in-person safe showings
<b>COVID-19:</b> How strong relationships help kids catch up after six months of school closures

COVID-19: How strong relationships help kids catch up after six months of school closures

The ability to regulate students’ stress and anxiety through classroom relationships is a powerful tool to support academic outcomes, expert says
<b>COVID-19:</b> All your mask questions answered

COVID-19: All your mask questions answered

Many parents have questions as students return to the classroom
<b>CANADA:</b> Straws, plastic bags to be banned nationwide by end of 2021

CANADA: Straws, plastic bags to be banned nationwide by end of 2021

Also being banned are plastic stir sticks, cutlery, dishes and takeout containers, and six-pack rings for cans and bottles
<b>CANADA:</b> How an opt-out organ donor system could address shortage of organs for transplant

CANADA: How an opt-out organ donor system could address shortage of organs for transplant

Eighty-five per cent of Ontarians support organ donation, but only one-third have opted in under the current system