Day: July 17, 2020

As COVID-19 curve flattens, Indigenous leaders call on federal government for more support

While Indigenous Services Canada says that the COVID-19 curve is continuing to flatten in Indigenous communities, Indigenous leaders and allies are keeping pressure on the government for more support. Indigenous leaders from across the country called for more action by the federal government to protect their communities against further threats from COVID-19, and to bring attention to existing chronic …

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Ontario Medical Association urges province to reconsider allowing bars to open indoor areas

The group representing Ontario’s doctors wants the provincial government to reconsider allowing indoor bars to reopen. Bars were allowed to start serving customers indoors Friday in parts of the province that entered Stage 3 of the reopening plan. Ontario Medical Association president Dr. Samantha Hill says alcohol lowers inhibitions and makes people less likely to …

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A 23-Year-Old Hospitalized With Coronavirus Is Documenting His Experience On TikTok

Health · Updated 8 minutes ago. Posted 8 minutes ago “It really only takes one infected person to spread it to a lot of people.” On July 9th, 23-year-old Karim Salmen started to feel really sick. “I threw up all night and at times I felt like I couldn’t breathe,” he told BuzzFeed. A few …

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EARNINGS UPDATE: You Would Regret Not Buying This Amazing TSX Stock Right Now

The Montreal-based Cogeco Communications (TSX:CCA) announced its third-quarter fiscal 2020 results on Thursday. The telecom and media company reported a nearly 48% year-over-year (YoY) drop in its earnings to $1.87 per share. However, it was slightly higher as compared to Bay Street analysts’s estimate of $1.85. Despite a sharp decline in its quarterly earnings, Cogeco …

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First Nations say more people are out on the land this year around Whitehorse — and leaving a mess

Two First Nations in Whitehorse say there are a lot more people out exploring and enjoying their settlement lands this year — and that those people are not always cleaning up after themselves. “Unauthorized structures being erected, cutting of trees and trail development … increased waste, litter and unauthorized dumping,” explained Kristina Kane, chief of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC). …

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SIU provides update on investigation into death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Toronto

The province’s police watchdog says they’re waiting on the lawyer for Regis Korchinski-Paquet’s family to send them more information about an additional witness as they investigate the Black woman’s death. She fell from a balcony and died May 27 while police were in her home. Her death sparked protests about police reform and anti-Black racism. …

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Ontario’s mayors ‘encouraged’ by emergency COVID-19 funding

Ontario’s big-city mayors say they are encouraged by Thursday’s emergency COVID-19 funding announcement made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The pledge from Ottawa would see $19 billion for provinces and territories to support “a safe restart” of the Canadian economy, which includes $2 billion to cover municipalities’ operating costs. Read more: Coronavirus: Provinces to receive …

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