Covid19

‘You just felt chronically tired’: COVID-19 pandemic burning out Canadian nurses

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

There’s more evidence of the toll the COVID-19 pandemic is taking on health-care workers. As a nurse, Sarah Walji has shouldered more than her share of the pandemic. “You’re working 60-110 hours a week. And I know that’s just not myself. It’s a bunch of my colleagues as well.” …

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Calgary therapy program providing support, therapy to help long-term COVID-19 sufferers

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As of Saturday, there have been more than 179,000 Albertans who have recovered from COVID-19, but among that group, thousands of people are believed to be feeling the after-effects of the virus. Read more: Café protest goes ahead as Alberta confirms 2,042 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths on …

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COVID-19: Fleming College moves ahead with Severn Court Student Residence outbreak investigation

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

While Peterborough Public Health and Peterborough police have ended investigations into the deadly outbreak of COVID-19 at Severn Court Student Residence, Fleming College is now embarking on its own investigation. The college hired a former police officer from a homicide unit to help with the investigation into the parties …

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COVID-19: Online learning to continue at Fleming College and Trent University for spring semester

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As the pandemic forges on, Fleming College and Trent University will continue with mostly online learning for the upcoming spring semesters, which run into the summer. At Fleming, the winter term ends on Friday and the spring term starts on May 17. “The next semester we will maintain operations …

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Experts warned of new COVID-19 variants. Why did Ottawa wait for stricter travel rules?

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When Debbie Grigg found out the highly contagious U.K. variant of the novel coronavirus was tearing through her mother’s long-term care facility, she was terrified. “My mom’s floor is really, really bad right now. It’s very, very scary,” Grigg said. “I feel for all the residents in there and …

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COVID-19: City of Peterborough engages public on 2020 temporary changes in downtown – Peterborough

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The City of Peterborough is reviewing the experiences had by residents and businesses during the temporary public space changes made in the downtown core from June to October 2020. Those changes included reducing lanes on George and Water streets to accommodate more patio and sidewalk space for physical distancing …

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Four more COVID-19 deaths, 119 new cases in Manitoba Sunday – Winnipeg

Four more COVID-19 deaths, 119 new cases in Manitoba Sunday - Winnipeg

Manitoba public health officials have confirmed four additional deaths in people with COVID-19 on Sunday. Those deaths include: A man in his 60s from the Interlake-Eastern health region A man in his 90s from the Northern health region A man in his 60s from the Southern Health – Santé …

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2 COVID-19 LTC deaths as province completes first round of care home vaccinations – Winnipeg

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Manitoba public health officials confirm two additional COVID-19-related deaths have been reported Saturday. The deaths include: A man in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Holy Family Personal Care Home A man in his 90s from the Southern Health-Santé Sud health region …

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‘Be part of the solution’: Aylmer, Ont., police chief calls on churchgoers to follow restrictions – London

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Authorities in Aylmer, Ont., are asking members of the town’s Church of God to “lead by example” and abide by provincial pandemic orders during a planned drive-in service this Sunday that is expected to see an increased police presence. Police are looking to avoid a situation like the one …

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COVID-19: Vaccinations begin at hard-hit Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon – Peterborough

COVID-19: Vaccinations begin at hard-hit Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon - Peterborough

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPRDHU) is rolling out the first round of coronavirus vaccines at three long-term care facilities on Wednesday. That includes the 65-bed Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., where 28 residents and the spouse of a resident died from an outbreak of …

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