Day: August 24, 2020

Lakeridge Health helping patients recover at home – Durham

Lakeridge Health is trying to help surgery patients recover in their own homes, rather than a hospital bed. It’s doing so through the use of an app that connects people with their health care providers remotely. “I have a hard time breathing at times,” said John Matser, a patient in the remote monitoring program. Matser …

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2 Recession-Proof TSX Tech Stocks to Buy Right Now

The Canadian financial markets have recovered strongly, recouping the majority of its lost ground. However, economic indicators are still weak. The expectation of contraction in Canada’s GDP in 2020 and the high unemployment rate could create headwinds for the markets. So, given the uncertain outlook, I would like to put my money in those stocks …

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N.W.T. film kicks off Canada-wide, pandemic-themed documentary series

In a remote camp in the Northwest territories, Melaw Nakehk’o documented her family passing time in isolation while the territory was in lockdown mode due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They fetched wood, listened to the wind and watched the sun move across the sky. They made fish leather and scraped moose hides. As of Monday, …

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Ontario invests millions to support human trafficking victims and survivors

More than $7.5-million in provincial money will fund specialized services to support human trafficking victims and survivors. This money will be spread over five years, with portions going to Victim Services Toronto, Victim Services of York Region and the province’s other Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario organizations. “Through our government’s anti-human trafficking strategy, we are helping …

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Canadian truckers’ fears of U.S. amid coronavirus aggravate risk of driver shortage

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, trucker Dave Wye had to think long and hard about whether he was willing to stay on the front lines. The 54-year-old, a second-generation long-haul driver from Windsor, Ont., worried his exposure while transporting whiskey and wine between Quebec and Kentucky would risk his own health as well as his …

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34 Things To Help Anyone Whose Home Could Best Be Described As “A Mess”

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Already back in class, First Nation school says safe return is ‘nervewracking’ but achievable

There were two questions that nagged at Kyla Blair when the school where she works, and that her children attend, restarted class. Would her kids be safe? And would she be able to help keep other kids safe? Blair, a mother of two, is a teacher and education assistant at Stein Valley Nlakapamux School, a First Nations …

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