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Being on the East Coast a double-edged sword in COVID-19 pandemic medical battle

Being on the East Coast a double-edged sword in COVID-19 pandemic medical battle

HALIFAX — Being a small East Coast province in the pandemic is a double-edged sword: there are fewer critically ill patients, but the supply of hospital beds is limited if the worst-case scenario materializes.
'Always new expenses:' Lawsuits filed as anniversary of Broncos bus crash nears

'Always new expenses:' Lawsuits filed as anniversary of Broncos bus crash nears

It's been almost two years since the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan and with the solemn anniversary comes a closing legal window that has seen several lawsuits filed in court.
3M pushes back on Trump administration order to stop sending N95 masks to Canada

3M pushes back on Trump administration order to stop sending N95 masks to Canada

WASHINGTON — One of the biggest American manufacturers of protective medical gear went to bat for its Canadian customers Friday as it pushed back against a White House order to stop exporting its surgical-grade face masks — mission-critical armour in
Delta police say they stopped sale of medical equipment at inflated prices

Delta police say they stopped sale of medical equipment at inflated prices

DELTA, B.C. — Police in Delta, B.C., say it was "troubling" to catch two people this week allegedly reselling boxes of respirators and surgical masks at highly inflated prices.
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): 7:15 p.m. Police in Delta, B.C., say it was "troubling" to catch two people this week allegedly reselling medical face masks at highly inflated prices.
Patients paying higher dispensing fees as pharmacists limit prescription amounts

Patients paying higher dispensing fees as pharmacists limit prescription amounts

OTTAWA — A new policy that has pharmacists restricting patients to a 30-day supply of their medications means some people are having to pay dispensing fees two or three times over.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:14 p.m. on April 3, 2020: There are 12,547 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Campaigning in a time of crisis: Tory leadership candidates carry on

Campaigning in a time of crisis: Tory leadership candidates carry on

OTTAWA — Ease into the pitch slowly, get the cheques in the mail, plan to keep making new plans and above all else — don't get complacent.
Scheer calls for more oversight of government's COVID-19 response

Scheer calls for more oversight of government's COVID-19 response

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is calling for the Liberals to be more transparent about their response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Words to remember: Canadian newsmakers have their say on COVID-19

A look at some of the top quotes from on Friday in relation to COVID-19 in Canada: "If we do everything that we can think of — everything that already has been done stays in place (and) all of the other measures which are being considered (are) put i