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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Improve working conditions in long-term care homes, COVID-19 advisory group urges

ONTARIO: Improve working conditions in long-term care homes, COVID-19 advisory group urges

In a new report, the group says infections and deaths among long-term care residents are speeding up, mirroring the spread in the community at large
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How emojis fuel social media engagement, especially amid COVID-19

BEYOND LOCAL: How emojis fuel social media engagement, especially amid COVID-19

The emoji has become a critical part of our online communications, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic when face-to-face contact is hard to come by
<b>ONTARIO:</b> COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Task Force member resigns over travel

ONTARIO: COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Task Force member resigns over travel

No other details were released other than that she has apologized
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canadians torn between helping the world and helping themselves

COVID-19: Canadians torn between helping the world and helping themselves

As Ottawa faces pressure to help poorer countries access COVID-19 vaccines, it is also being pulled internally by provinces demanding their citizens be vaccinated as quickly as possible.
Barrie PSW describes 'absolute terror' of staff, residents in COVID-19 ravaged LTC centre

Barrie PSW describes 'absolute terror' of staff, residents in COVID-19 ravaged LTC centre

As of Monday afternoon, 53 staff members and 63 residents have tested positive for the virus at the Barrie home; There have also been nine resident deaths
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford appeals to U.S. president-elect Biden for help securing more COVID-19 vaccines

ONTARIO: Ford appeals to U.S. president-elect Biden for help securing more COVID-19 vaccines

Ford appealed to Biden to share a million doses of the Pfizer shot, which is manufactured in Michigan
<b>COVID-19:</b> Here's how to get the most out of online fitness classes

COVID-19: Here's how to get the most out of online fitness classes

If you’re getting bored of your usual fitness routine, there are many online options to try
<b>COVID-19:</b> Three experts on how well Canada has fought the pandemic and how we could do better

COVID-19: Three experts on how well Canada has fought the pandemic and how we could do better

Canada's federal-provincial sharing of power over health care is highly inefficient and has led to major problems, says McGill University prof
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario patients to be ranked for life-saving care should ICUs become full

COVID-19: Ontario patients to be ranked for life-saving care should ICUs become full

Patients will be scored by doctors on a 'short-term mortality risk assessment,' according to a new document
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario must cut cases to 1,000 daily to lift lockdowns, Dr. Wiilliams says

COVID-19: Ontario must cut cases to 1,000 daily to lift lockdowns, Dr. Wiilliams says

Williams said he would also like to see the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital intensive care units drop to 150 - from 395 reported Monday - before ending the lockdown