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Doctors say governments should released as many inmates as possible amid COVID

Doctors say governments should released as many inmates as possible amid COVID

VANCOUVER — Government medical professionals say Canada's jails and prisons don't meet with physical distancing guidelines for COVID-19 and they want as many inmates as possible to be released.
Dr. Bonnie Henry says leave your hairdo to the pros after 'tinkering' herself

Dr. Bonnie Henry says leave your hairdo to the pros after 'tinkering' herself

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer apologized to her hairdresser on Tuesday for taking matters into her own hands during the COVID-19 pandemic. Just in case anyone noticed a change in her appearance, Dr.
Canada ordering more medical supplies, boosting production at home: PM

Canada ordering more medical supplies, boosting production at home: PM

OTTAWA — The federal government is stepping up efforts to produce ventilators, face masks and surgical gowns in Canada, while it continues to try to get millions of pieces of equipment ordered from international suppliers actually shipped to the coun

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

A look at some of the top quotes from Tuesday on COVID-19 in Canada: "The entire world was unprepared." — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the shortage of medical supplies.
Dr. Donald: why the U.S. president keeps touting an unproven COVID-19 treatment

Dr. Donald: why the U.S. president keeps touting an unproven COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON — Americans and Canadians alike are used to seeing gauzy, pastel-coloured pitches for medicines, therapies and treatments on cable television. They're less accustomed to hearing them delivered live from the White House briefing room.
Canada failed to learn from past pandemics: health-care associations

Canada failed to learn from past pandemics: health-care associations

OTTAWA — Canada has failed to learn vital lessons from past pandemics, and front-line workers are now paying the price, according to some of Canada's top health-care associations.
Freedom means more this year: how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing Passover

Freedom means more this year: how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing Passover

OTTAWA — There's a question asked each year by Jews as they begin the Passover holiday: "Why is this night different?" It's asked as a way into the telling of the Passover story, an ancient tale of the enslavement of Jews in Egypt, and their eventual
Boris Johnson will 'fight' COVID-19 and has what it takes to recover: envoy

Boris Johnson will 'fight' COVID-19 and has what it takes to recover: envoy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a fighter who has what it takes to recover from his COVID-19 affliction, Britain's envoy to Canada said Tuesday.
Canada 'aggressively ordering' medical supplies in competitive global market

Canada 'aggressively ordering' medical supplies in competitive global market

OTTAWA — As federal officials grease diplomatic wheels to ensure shipments of medical supplies make it to Canada, others are also working hard behind the scenes to navigate the increasingly challenging logistics of procuring critical COVID-19 equipme
N.W.T. releases some prisoners over COVID-19 concerns in jails, reduces remand

N.W.T. releases some prisoners over COVID-19 concerns in jails, reduces remand

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories has released a small number of prisoners over concerns about the possible spread of COVID-19 in territorial jails.