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COVID-19 tests will be mandatory for travellers from China for another two months

COVID-19 tests will be mandatory for travellers from China for another two months

OTTAWA — People arriving on flights to Canada from China, Hong Kong and Macao will have to do a COVID-19 test before they board for another two months, after Canada announced it would renew border restrictions on air travel from those areas Thursday.
As sexual assault rates rise, provinces face shortages of specially trained nurses

As sexual assault rates rise, provinces face shortages of specially trained nurses

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As rates of sexual assault climb across Canada, nursing experts say there is a shortage of specially trained forensic nurses to properly care for victims.
Bill Clinton back at White House to push paid family leave

Bill Clinton back at White House to push paid family leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three decades after Bill Clinton signed the nation’s family and medical leave law, he was back at the White House on Thursday to hold forth on what it’s meant to the country, unspooling his trademark blend of storytelling and wonkin
Liberals table bill delaying medically assisted dying expansion to March 2024

Liberals table bill delaying medically assisted dying expansion to March 2024

OTTAWA — The federal government is delaying the expansion of its medically assisted dying regime to people whose sole condition is a mental disorder for another year because it says more time is needed to prepare health-care practitioners and systems
Quebec says only people at risk who haven't had COVID-19 should get booster dose

Quebec says only people at risk who haven't had COVID-19 should get booster dose

MONTREAL — Only people who are considered at risk for severe COVID-19 — and who haven't already been infected — need to get a booster dose, Quebec's public health director said Thursday.
Ontario in full support of feds' national health-care data push

Ontario in full support of feds' national health-care data push

TORONTO — Ontario fully supports the federal government's push to make health-care funding contingent on data reporting, the province said Thursday as it announced a plan to boost access to primary care doctors.
Crowds decry gender-affirming treatment ban in West Virginia

Crowds decry gender-affirming treatment ban in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va.
NFL prospects safeguarded from inappropriate team questions

NFL prospects safeguarded from inappropriate team questions

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — NFL prospect Jake Andrews fielded questions from teams designed to probe his personality and attitude more than just his football IQ.
Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway.
Alcohol-related health care visits spiked during pandemic in Ontario: study

Alcohol-related health care visits spiked during pandemic in Ontario: study

A new Ontario study suggests there was a spike in health-care visits related to alcohol during the pandemic, both among people with a history of problems with drinking as well as those confronting issues for the first time.
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