Tag Archives: REALITY

‘No basis in reality’: NDP decries Saskatchewan premier’s COVID-19 response

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The Opposition says Premier Scott Moe‘s response to Saskatchewan’s current spread of COVID-19 has “no basis in reality.” The NDP said national data shows that Saskatchewan has had the worst rate of deaths over the last seven days in the entire country as well as the highest rate of …

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‘Unsupported grief is a real reality’: Funeral homes adapt to ongoing pandemic – National

‘Unsupported grief is a real reality’: Funeral homes adapt to ongoing pandemic - National

Last April, Hyla Korn was at her mother’s funeral. She was one of five people who attended in-person, while 100 others watched a live stream. Korn, an only child, says the service lasted 30 minutes — a completely different experience than the seven-day shiva she had for her dad …

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COMMENTARY: Coronavirus vaccines and the mismatch between Canada’s expectations and reality – National

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Now that Canadians are getting used to the idea that effective vaccines to fight COVID-19 are a reality, we move on to answering the next big question: when can we expect to receive them? And there’s an emerging mismatch between what Canadians are expecting and what our federal and …

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Hextall on Hockey: COVID-19 a new reality for NHL – Winnipeg

Hextall on Hockey: COVID-19 a new reality for NHL - Winnipeg

The NHL doesn’t live in a bubble anymore. Instead, the 2020-21 season will exist in the real world, and sadly, reality bites. The season has yet to start and already the league has been forced to postpone three games after the Dallas Stars had six players and two staff …

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Reality check: No, the WHO didn’t reverse its position on coronavirus lockdowns – National

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The World Health Organization has been working this week to clarify its stance on pandemic lockdowns after one of its officials acknowledged the negative economic consequences such measures can bring.  Dr. David Nabarro, the organization’s special envoy on COVID-19, made an appeal for world leaders to “stop using lockdowns …

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Reality check: A look at claims by Trump, Biden ahead of the first presidential debate – National

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In a momentous week, President Donald Trump painted a fantastical portrait of a coronavirus that affects “virtually nobody” among the young as he faced a grim U.S. milestone of 200,000 deaths and he asserted a constitutional basis that doesn’t exist for rushing a replacement for the late Justice Ruth …

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Reality check: A look at Trump, Biden claims on coronavirus, U.S. auto industry – National

Reality check: A look at Trump, Biden claims on coronavirus, U.S. auto industry - National

Explaining his deceptive assurances about the pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump suggested he was doing what Winston Churchill had done, soothing the public in a time of danger. That’s not how it went down in World War II. Churchill did not tell Britons that Nazi Germany was “under control …

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Manitoba education minister tries to balance optimism with reality in back-to-school address – Winnipeg

Manitoba education minister tries to balance optimism with reality in back-to-school address - Winnipeg

Manitoba’s education minister offered a reassuring message Tuesday morning as students across the province returned to school, many for the first time, since the COVID-19 pandemic ground most of everyday life to a halt. Kelvin Goertzen said many people, including school division and public health officials, educators, parents and …

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Reality check: A look at Trump’s claims on John McCain, Black Lives Matter protests – National

Reality check: A look at Trump’s claims on John McCain, Black Lives Matter protests - National

U.S. President Donald Trump said he never called John McCain a loser — he did — and denigrated the record of the late Republican senator on veterans affairs despite routinely appropriating one of McCain’s crowning achievements on that front as his own. Trump distorted events in Kenosha, Wisconsin, over …

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Brandon ‘waking up to new reality’ Monday morning with increased coronavirus restrictions – Winnipeg

Brandon ‘waking up to new reality’ Monday morning with increased coronavirus restrictions - Winnipeg

Residents of Brandon and the rest of the Prairie Mountain Health Region are seeing stronger coronavirus measures as of Monday morning as the region moved into a restricted level of pandemic response. The tightened health and safety measures are meant to combat the spread of the virus after an increased …

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