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Ottawa mayor orders end to ban on window visits in city nursing homes

Ottawa mayor orders end to ban on window visits in city nursing homes

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says he's ordered the people who run the city's nursing homes to find a way to let family members visit residents through windows again.
'We've been braced for it:' Nunavut confirms first case of COVID-19

'We've been braced for it:' Nunavut confirms first case of COVID-19

IQALUIT, Nunavut — COVID-19 has reached Canada's High Arctic. Nunavut confirmed Thursday its first case of the novel coronavirus in one of the country's northernmost communities. "We've been braced for it for a while," Dr.
'What do we do with the kids?' Experts say child care needed in reopening plans

'What do we do with the kids?' Experts say child care needed in reopening plans

REGINA — Kelly Knowles has many questions about returning to work, including where her son would go.
The people who cared for a COVID-19 patient: How a single case was handled

The people who cared for a COVID-19 patient: How a single case was handled

VANCOUVER — The call came in on an afternoon in March: a patient at a medical clinic in Vancouver complained of chest pains. Paramedic Jeffrey Booton watched the details flash across the screen as he and his partner made their way to the clinic.
Montreal hospital to test disinfection robot that uses ultraviolet rays

Montreal hospital to test disinfection robot that uses ultraviolet rays

MONTREAL — The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre says it will soon conduct the first Canadian test of a robot that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect.
Canadian support for gender equality doesn't match reality, survey suggests

Canadian support for gender equality doesn't match reality, survey suggests

WASHINGTON — Canadian support for the principle of equal rights for women and men is among the highest in the world — but in practice, archaic attitudes towards gender roles are still alive and well both at home and around the globe, a new survey sug
Update on COVID-19 emergency aid and the CFL in peril; In The News for April 30

Update on COVID-19 emergency aid and the CFL in peril; In The News for April 30

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 30 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
The people who cared for him: How a single COVID-19 case moved through the system

The people who cared for him: How a single COVID-19 case moved through the system

VANCOUVER — The call came in on an afternoon in March: a patient at a medical clinic in Vancouver complained of chest pains. Paramedic Jeff Booton watched the details flash across the screen as he and his partner made their way to the clinic.
ICU continues to deal with cases during COVID-19 pandemic with operating changes

ICU continues to deal with cases during COVID-19 pandemic with operating changes

VANCOUVER — As a senior physician at St. Paul's hospital, Dr. Del Dorscheid has a special view of how COVID-19 is affecting patient care beyond the pandemic.
The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

HALIFAX — For years to come, the village of Portapique, N.S., will likely be defined by tragedy.