COVID-19: A new federal benefit available for Canadians

The aid comes at a time of growing concerns over new COVID-19 restrictions and job losses as Canadian governments try to bring the number of new cases under control...

How can I tell if I have COVID-19, a Cold, or the Flu?

With the seasons changing, you may likely feel a little under the weather at times. People have been dealing with common colds and the flu at this time every...

COVID-19: Québec’s At-Risk Students Feeling Left Behind

In August, the Government of Canada allocated $432.15 million in support of Québec through the Safe Return to Class Fund. “We’ve made this funding flexible, so provinces, and ultimately...

A Teacher’s Take on COVID-19 in Québec Schools

You’ve likely heard it before, children are the backbone of our future. Without people to educate them, our economy would tank, the healthcare system would fail, and our country...

Canada’s CITF partners with CIHR to support 22 studies investigating COVID-19

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2020 - Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF), in collaboration with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), is supporting 22 studies that focus on improving...
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CBRC Welcomes Federal Funding for COVID-19 Study with LGBTQ2+ Communities

Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) welcomes the federal government’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force announcement of  $661,542 in funding for a national study of the impact of COVID-19 on lesbian, gay,...

The Scent of COVID: Can a Nurse’s Nose Know?

Nursing is an art as well as a science. Nurses have an instinctual way of knowing their patients’ status. Currently, healthcare providers are discovering a distinct smell associated with...
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Pointe-Claire’s Bronya Health gets approval to distribute SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Test

Last week, Pointe Claire's Bronya Health became the official supplier of the BioHit SARS-CoV-2 lgM/lgG ANTIBODY Rapid Test Kit.  The test kit will not replace the nose swab that...
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Minister of Employment to announce re-opening of hair salons for June in tomorrows briefing

On Wednesday afternoon The Quebec government is slated to announce a gradual resumption of hairstyling and beauty services to commence in June. As many services during the pandemic, the opening...
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COVID-19 Mobile Screening Site to open in LaSalle

Pointe-Claire, May 12, 202 "The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal will open a COVID-19 mobile screening site available without appointment on its territory tomorrow. The site will be located inside the Centre...

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