Coronavirus: Ontario health-care workers say province has ‘abandoned’ them amid pandemic

Coronavirus: Ontario health-care workers say province has ‘abandoned’ them amid pandemic

TORONTO – Ontario’s health-care workers say the government has abandoned them in their desperate, anxiety-ridden struggle to cope with COVID-19. A small-scale study by two researchers released today suggests the workers are burned out and frightened. Those interviewed – nurses, personal support workers and others – say they still …

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Quebec creates registry to oversee health-care staff mobility, limit COVID-19 transmission – Montreal

Quebec creates registry to oversee health-care staff mobility, limit COVID-19 transmission - Montreal

In order to ensure the stability of the province’s health network and limit the transmission of the novel coronavirus, the Quebec government announced Tuesday the implementation of an “exception registry” for staff mobility. Health Minister Christian Dubé said that the goal is to quantify and monitor the movements of …

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Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada – National

Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast. Trudeau is scheduled to speak outside Rideau Cottage at 11:30 a.m. ET, which will be livestreamed on this page. Read more: How risky is going home …

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Ontario reports 1,009 new coronavirus cases, a drop due to technical issues

Ontario reports 1,009 new coronavirus cases, a drop due to technical issues

Ontario reported 1,009 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 106,510. Tuesday’s case count is a significant decrease from Monday which saw 1,589 new infections and marked the largest single-day increase to date. However, the provincial government indicated there were technical issues with cases reported …

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COVID-19: Possible case being investigated at Cobourg Collegiate Institute – Peterborough

COVID-19: Possible case being investigated at Cobourg Collegiate Institute - Peterborough

Health officials are investigating a possible case of COVID-19 at a Cobourg high school. On Monday, Cobourg Collegiate Institute principal Jamie Patenall issued a letter to parents and staff, notifying them that the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit is investigating a “possible case” of COVID-19 at the …

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Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada – National

Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast. Trudeau is scheduled to speak outside Rideau Cottage at 11:30 a.m. ET, which will be livestreamed on this page. © 2020 Global News, a division of …

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Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production – National

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production - National

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two to four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic. Top Glove said it has …

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TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll – London

TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll - London

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a public school and a secondary school in the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). Late Monday, the school board confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 had been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at Laurie Hawkins Public School in Ingersoll. The second …

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Joseph Brant eases visiting rules for caregivers and support persons – Hamilton

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Burlington’s top hospital has loosened its visiting rules for caregivers and support persons amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has Halton Region in the red-control level of the province’s COVID-19 response framework. Effective Tuesday, Joseph Brant hospital is allowing approved support persons to visit on consecutive days as opposed …

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Hamilton mayor urges retailers to avoid Black Friday in-person sales – Hamilton

Hamilton mayor urges retailers to avoid Black Friday in-person sales - Hamilton

Mayors from some of Ontario’s largest municipalities urged retailers who will be open this week amid the province’s four-week lockdown to avoid holding large in-person Black Friday sales. Following a virtual meeting on Monday, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) mayors issued a statement suggesting such events would …

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