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More Canadian women have COVID-19 and are dying as a result. Here’s some possible reasons why – National

More Canadian women have COVID-19 and are dying as a result. Here’s some possible reasons why - National

More men have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, across the world than women — except in Canada. According to the latest data from the Public Health Agency of Canada, more women have been diagnosed with COVID-19 than men, and more women have died as a …

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First registered nurse to die of coronavirus in Canada remembered for love of animals, laughter

Amber Beattie with her uncle Brian Beattie, the first registered nurse to die of COVID-19 in Ontario

Brian Beattie, 57, is being remembered as a hero not only in his day job as a registered nurse but also to the animals he helped rescue. “Yesterday, I lost a best friend, my first cousin, a true animal advocate, to COVID19,” Kimberly Thomas said in a Facebook post after …

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Closed clinics make for ‘soul-crushing’ Infertility Awareness Week: Winnipeg advocate – Winnipeg

Closed clinics make for ‘soul-crushing’ Infertility Awareness Week: Winnipeg advocate - Winnipeg

While closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have affected people around the world, a lack of access to some specialized services can have a significant impact on some who are already struggling. Jon Waldman of Fertility Matters told 680 CJOB the closure of most fertility clinics across Canada — as …

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Three new deaths, but B.C. reports fewest new COVID-19 cases in a month

Three new deaths, but B.C. reports fewest new COVID-19 cases in a month

Three more people have died of COVID-19 in B.C., and at least 14 new cases of the disease have been confirmed according to B.C. health officials. It is the lowest number of new cases B.C. health officials have reported since March 15. The newly-confirmed cases do not include inmates at …

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B.C. health minister on viral video encouraging gathering in groups: ‘Don’t promote them’ – BC

B.C. health minister on viral video encouraging gathering in groups: ‘Don’t promote them’ - BC

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix says a group of protesters calling for an end to physical distancing restrictions are “attempting to promote themselves” and are promoting “marginal views.” Dix was responding to a viral video showing a group of about 12 to 15 people gathering closely together on a Vancouver …

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B.C. health officials to provide Monday update on coronavirus response

B.C. health officials to provide Monday update on coronavirus response

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide their daily update on the province’s novel coronavirus response at 1:30 p.m. PT. Global News will stream the briefing here and on our Facebook page and carry it on BC1. B.C.’s last COVID-19 update was on Saturday, when the province reported three …

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Three confirmed COVID-19 cases at Montreal West Island seniors home  – Montreal

Three confirmed COVID-19 cases at Montreal West Island seniors home  - Montreal

At least three people at a retirement residence in the Ile-Bizard-Ste-Genevieve borough have tested positive for COVID-19. One worker and two residents in a closed section of the Vent de l’Ouest retirement home have contracted the virus. Meanwhile, the Quebec government is injecting $133M to try to help long-term care …

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