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Ontario throne speech prioritizes COVID-19 economic recovery

Ontario throne speech prioritizes COVID-19 economic recovery

TORONTO — Ontario’s government is signalling that the next eight months until the provincial election will be spent shoring up the health-care and long-term care systems, and spurring economic recovery while coming out of the pandemic. Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell is delivering Premier Doug Ford’s throne speech today, marking the …

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Alberta reported more COVID-19 cases in September than any month prior, data shows

Alberta reported more COVID-19 cases in September than any month prior, data shows

September was arguably Alberta’s worst month of the COVID-19 pandemic, provincial data suggests. More Albertans tested positive for COVID-19 than in any month prior, and records for hospital and ICU admissions were set. September was also the deadliest month since the pandemic’s second wave. Craig Jenne, an associate professor of microbiology, immunology and infectious …

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Sask. court file reveals new details of Catholic Church compensation for residential school survivors

Sask. court file reveals new details of Catholic Church compensation for residential school survivors

WARNING: This story contains distressing details A Saskatchewan judge has released files detailing the Roman Catholic Church’s controversial $79-million compensation deal for residential school survivors following a successful court application by CBC News and the Globe and Mail. This cache of documents, along with other internal papers obtained by CBC …

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