Saturday, October 23, 2021
Covid Memorial Blanket Canada

Calling all Canadian knitters to help with COVID-19 memorial blanket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPywJJL3zGk Three knitters, who happen to work together, have started a countrywide memorial blanket. Heather Breadner, the owner of Aberdeen’s Wool Company, a yarn shop in Lindsay, Ont., says the...
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Legault extended restrictions to Nov. 23 and announced changes for Secondary III students

In a press conference this evening François Legault, Premier Ministre du Québec, announced additional measures to further flatten the COVID-19 curve and lessen the stress on Quebec’s healthcare system....
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Quebec deploys the federal COVID-19 tracking app

At a press conference on Monday, Quebec Premier François Legault was joined by Health Minister‬ Christian Dubé, Quebec Public Health Director Dr. Horacio Arruda, and Éric Caire, Minister of...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...