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‘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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Mexican president’s coronavirus diagnosis fuels new criticism of pandemic response – National

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The Mexican president’s announcement he had COVID-19 just a few hours after taking a commercial flight unleashed renewed criticism of his handling of the pandemic, which has left the country with the fourth-highest death toll worldwide. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has a history of heart problems and …

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COVID-19: Peterborough health unit re-activates emergency response; some programs reduced, suspended – Peterborough

COVID-19: Peterborough health unit re-activates emergency response; some programs reduced, suspended - Peterborough

Peterborough Public Health has re-activated its emergency response team starting Thursday to address the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the imminent arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in our community, we have moved from recovery mode back into emergency response to focus our efforts on the two major elements …

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B.C.’s COVID-19 rapid response paramedic team deployed to Williams Lake, B.C.

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For only the second time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, B.C.’s rapid response paramedic team has been deployed to respond to “high levels of COVID-19 positive patients” in a remote B.C. community. BC Emergency Health Services (BC EHS) told Global News that one critical care paramedic and one primary …

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Ontario courts urged to limit in-person proceedings in response to new coronavirus measures

Ontario courts urged to limit in-person proceedings in response to new coronavirus measures

Ontario’s courts have been instructed to limit in-person proceedings as much as possible in light of the province’s new COVID-19 restrictions. The heads of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice have issued statements saying matters should be conducted remotely unless it is absolutely …

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Metro Vancouver’s top doctor defends response, transparency amid COVID-19 outbreaks

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The top doctor for Vancouver Coastal Health is defending the public release of information about COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes, saying her team’s priority is communicating with and supporting patients’ families. Dr. Patricia Daly said she supports the province’s new plan unveiled on Thursday to release detailed data …

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NDP leader thinks Saskatchewan voters have ‘buyer’s remorse’ after COVID-19 response

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Even after leading Saskatchewan’s Opposition for more than two years, the question Ryan Meili is still asked the most is why he left medicine for politics. The NDP leader hasn’t completely stepped away from the profession. He’s trained to enter a field hospital or COVID-19 ward as part of the province …

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Premier Scott Moe says he wouldn’t change a thing about coronavirus response

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe spent 2020 getting a lot of advice on what to do. Advice from health officials on COVID-19. Advice from cabinet. Advice from staff. And advice from the man who was premier before him. “Said he’s never faced anything quite like this in duration or in …

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Coronavirus: Third-party review of Alberta COVID-19 response expected in early 2021

Coronavirus: Third-party review of Alberta COVID-19 response expected in early 2021

Findings of a third-party review into Alberta’s handling of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be released until sometime in the new year. The review was meant to help inform the province’s response to the second wave of the pandemic. In a July announcement, the provincial government …

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City of Calgary to update citizens on COVID-19 response Friday afternoon – Calgary

City of Calgary to update citizens on COVID-19 response Friday afternoon - Calgary

The City of Calgary will be hosting a news conference on Friday afternoon to update citizens on what measures are being taken in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus. The news conference will be held at 12 p.m. and will be streamed live in this article. …

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