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Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19

Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Testing patients for COVID-19 before their scheduled surgery and transfer to wards from emergency departments could reduce hospital outbreaks in British Columbia as cases rise, the results of a pilot project in the province's largest heal
B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test

B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test

VANCOUVER — Parbs Bains had a "sinking feeling" when she heard a single staff member tested positive for COVID-19 at her grandmother's care home. On Nov.
Ottawa announces $1.2B more to help Indigenous communities fight COVID-19 pandemic

Ottawa announces $1.2B more to help Indigenous communities fight COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Ottawa will spend $1.2 billion in new funding to help Indigenous communities keep fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pandemic worsening mental health for women more than men, poll suggests

Pandemic worsening mental health for women more than men, poll suggests

OTTAWA — Aisha Addo was having a talk just the other day with a close friend about how they were faring as the pandemic stretched into 2021.
Ontario's stay-at-home order and Canadians' mental health: In The News for Jan. 13

Ontario's stay-at-home order and Canadians' mental health: In The News for Jan. 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 13 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Review finds successes, failures in Liberals' feminist aid approach in Afghanistan

Review finds successes, failures in Liberals' feminist aid approach in Afghanistan

OTTAWA — An internal review of the nearly $1 billion in foreign aid that Canada quietly spent in Afghanistan after the Canadian military pulled out has found some successes but also many failures — especially when it comes to helping women and girls.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 28,333 new vaccinations administered for a total of 388,493 doses given.
Dogs bring owners joy and a reason to be out at night during Quebec's curfew

Dogs bring owners joy and a reason to be out at night during Quebec's curfew

MONTREAL — When the Quebec government announced it was imposing an 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021.

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. There are 674,473 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 674,473 confirmed cases (80,793 active, 576,447 resolved, 17,233 deaths).
Medical examiner testifies woman suffered horrific injury at Edmonton hotel

Medical examiner testifies woman suffered horrific injury at Edmonton hotel

EDMONTON — A medical examiner told an Edmonton jury Tuesday that he has never seen such a severe injury as the one inflicted on Cindy Gladue, a woman found dead in a hotel bathtub. Dr.