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<b>CANADA:</b> COVID-19 shows the cracks in public education, expert says

CANADA: COVID-19 shows the cracks in public education, expert says

The solution to better education in Canada isn’t a national department, politicial studies prof says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Union calls for province-wide extension of online learning

ONTARIO: Union calls for province-wide extension of online learning

OECTA president says the province's current plan isn't in line with Premier Doug Ford's claims that the COVID-19 crisis is province-wide
<b>CANADA:</b> Air Canada reduces first-quarter capacity by 25 per cent, cuts 1,700 jobs

CANADA: Air Canada reduces first-quarter capacity by 25 per cent, cuts 1,700 jobs

The 25 per cent reduction in service for the first quarter of 2021 will also affect 200 employees at Air Canada's Express carriers, the company said Wednesday morning
<b>CANADA:</b> Experts call for a coherent global health strategy

CANADA: Experts call for a coherent global health strategy

The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the need for Canada to develop a global health policy, health professor says
<b>CANADA:</b> Cardiac care boss urges support for stressed-out hospital doctors, nurses, staff

CANADA: Cardiac care boss urges support for stressed-out hospital doctors, nurses, staff

"COVID has really exacerbated a problem that was already there," Dr. Susan Abbey said of findings published Tuesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Open
<b>COVID-19:</b> How to 'reboot your brain' after a hard year

COVID-19: How to 'reboot your brain' after a hard year

It’s time to snap out of bad habits
<b>COVID-19:</b> Stopping the spread of misinformation is the best 2021 New Year’s resolution, prof says

COVID-19: Stopping the spread of misinformation is the best 2021 New Year’s resolution, prof says

Anxiety and other negative emotions can cause us to spread misinformation
<b>CANADA:</b> Researchers flag increase in COVID-19 cases in Canadian prisons, jails

CANADA: Researchers flag increase in COVID-19 cases in Canadian prisons, jails

Researchers say that from March to the end of November, there were 1,864 reported novel coronavirus cases among prisoners and jail staff in Canada, more than half of which were in October and November
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario cabinet to meet Monday to consider new pandemic measures

COVID-19: Ontario cabinet to meet Monday to consider new pandemic measures

Officials worked on new recommendations through the weekend that will be presented to cabinet tonight
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario Premier warns of 'turbulent waters' ahead in fight against virus

COVID-19: Ontario Premier warns of 'turbulent waters' ahead in fight against virus

Health-care system 'on the brink of being overwhelmed' as cases continue to soar in swaths of the province, Ford says