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Some COVID-19 patients report hair loss months later – National

Some COVID-19 patients report hair loss months later - National

Some recovered coronavirus patients are experiencing hair loss and looking for help, Canadian dermatologists say. “I have seen it in some of my patients who have had coronavirus,” said Dr. Julia Carroll, a Toronto-based dermatologist, who estimates that she’s seen a handful of such cases. People who suddenly experience hair …

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UBC Okanagan researcher says Canadians too dependent on imported foods

UBC Okanagan researcher says Canadians too dependent on imported foods

A UBC Okanagan researcher is saying Canada’s food supply isn’t as secure as Canadians would like to think it is. “Climate change is a big (reason). As we look at different weather patterns that affect food production, it’s very disconcerting,” said Joanna Taylor, a UBC Okanagan postdoctoral researcher on the …

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Coronavirus: WHL planning to start next season Dec. 4

Coronavirus: WHL planning to start next season Dec. 4

The Western Hockey League (WHL) intends to open its regular season Dec. 4, pending approval from provincial and state health authorities. The WHL halted the 2019-20 regular season March 12 because of the advancing COVID-19 virus. Read more: Daemon Hunt hoping to crack Team Canada’s roster The league intends the 22 teams …

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CJFL cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic

CJFL cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) has cancelled its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league made the announcement Thursday on its Twitter page. Read more: Saskatoon Blades gamble on player with local ties in CHL import draft “The Canadian Junior Football League has determined that it is …

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Private parties in Vancouver area linked to at least 45 COVID-19 cases, says B.C.’s top doctor – BC

Private parties in Vancouver area linked to at least 45 COVID-19 cases, says B.C.’s top doctor - BC

B.C.’s top doctor says at least 45 cases of COVID-19 in the province are linked to private parties in the Metro Vancouver area. Dr. Bonnie Henry said the exposure event bears a resemblance to an outbreak in Kelowna connected to private gatherings that took place over the Canada Day long …

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Pools at YMCA, H2O in Kelowna to reopen amid pandemic – Okanagan

Pools at YMCA, H2O in Kelowna to reopen amid pandemic - Okanagan

As activities slowly start returning during the coronavirus pandemic, two Kelowna facilities are about to reopen. The H2O and Kelowna Family Y pools will be welcoming back people next week, albeit with limits. For the Kelowna Family Y in Rutland, the limit will be 50 people, while the H2O on …

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Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19 pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 6, 2020 8:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta says jury selection and jury trials will resume next month, but most …

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Coronavirus: Lethbridge schools prepare for mandatory masks – Lethbridge

Coronavirus: Lethbridge schools prepare for mandatory masks - Lethbridge

Alberta School Councils Association president Brandi Rai says despite this week’s announcement that masks will be mandatory this year for Alberta students in grades four to 12, many parents are still concerned by the lack of preparation for COVID-19. Read more: Alberta Grade 4-12 students, teachers will be required to …

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Ohio governor tests positive for coronavirus ahead of meeting with Trump – National

Ohio governor tests positive for coronavirus ahead of meeting with Trump - National

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, an early advocate among Republicans of wearing masks and other pandemic precautions, tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump. The Republican governor said he took a test arranged by the White House in Cleveland …

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N.B. top doc expects coronavirus ‘risk will be higher’ in the fall – New Brunswick

N.B. top doc expects coronavirus ‘risk will be higher’ in the fall - New Brunswick

With borders still open to essential travel, the risk from the coronavirus will always be with us, at least until there’s a vaccine, says New Brunswick’s top doctor. Essential travellers, such as truckers and people working in border communities, have been required to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, but not self-isolate. …

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