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No mandatory masks in Ontario schools this fall, education ministry says – CBC

Ministry says medical experts were consulted Aug 08, 2022 Masks will not be mandatory in Ontario schools this September, the province’s education ministry says. In an email to CBC Toronto…

10/3 podcast: How was the papal’s visit viewed by Canada’s Indigenous community – National Post

Aug 05, 2022 Pope Francis speaks with Cree Nation Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty in Quebec City on July 27, 2022. The Papal visit to Canada was seen by many as…

What is COVID-19 rebound and when does it happen? Here’s what we know – GLOBAL

August 5, 2022 U.S. President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 a third time on Thursday after taking an antiviral drug treatment, but an infectious disease expert says “rebound” cases…

‘It’s misery:’ N.S. women fight province for out-of-country health coverage – GLOBAL

August 5, 2022 Two Nova Scotia women are seeking a judicial review of decisions made by the health department to refuse out-of-country coverage for their surgeries. Jennifer Brady is a…

More Manitoba children can receive the COVID-19 vaccine – CTV

Aug. 4, 2022 The Manitoba government is once again expanding eligibility for the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. According to a news release sent Thursday, the province said all children in Manitoba…

LGBTQ2S+ Canadians struggled with mental health during pandemic: surveys – CTV

Aug. 5, 2022 A series of surveys from the Mental Health Commission of Canada suggest members of the LGBTQ2S+ community struggled more during the COVID-19 pandemic than their non-queer peers.…

Hallway patient care no longer needed, but Alberta hospital staff say root causes not addressed – CTV

Aug. 4, 2022 Health care staff are urging the province to take action as Edmonton hospitals moved patients into hallways amid what Alberta Health Services called a long-weekend induced “high…

Social isolation, loneliness associated with higher risks of heart attack and stroke: science review – CTV

Aug. 5, 2022 Loneliness can take a literal toll on the heart according to a new scientific statement, with researchers finding that social isolation was associated across numerous studies with…

Major immigration backlog in Canada leaving thousands of trained health-care professionals on the sidelines – CTV

Aug. 5, 2022 As hospitals across the country struggle under the weight of major staffing shortages, an immigration backlog described by lawyers as the worst they have ever seen is…

63 people test positive for COVID-19 in Windsor Regional Hospital outbreaks – CBC

Discharged patients are being asked to self-isolate Aug 04, 2022 The number of COVID-19 outbreaks at Windsor Regional Hospital has grown and dozens of patients are affected, the hospital says.…

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