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<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips took 'personal trip' outside Canada in December

COVID-19: Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips took 'personal trip' outside Canada in December

Ontario Minister of Finance Rod Phillips travelled outside Canada for personal reasons in December. His office confirms that he has not yet returned to Canada and will quarantine for 14 days when he does
COVID-19: Pandemic sewing surge is a chance to rediscover the practical arts

COVID-19: Pandemic sewing surge is a chance to rediscover the practical arts

Will the pandemic influence schools’ return to practical skills traditionally gained through home economics?
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health-care workers' secret suffering unveiled

COVID-19: Health-care workers' secret suffering unveiled

Ontario’s health-care system has been eroded by economic strains, understaffing and diminished capacity
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Third provincial case of UK COVID-19 variant discovered in Ottawa

ONTARIO: Third provincial case of UK COVID-19 variant discovered in Ottawa

Dr. Barabara Yaffe, Ontario’s associate chief medical officer of health, confirmed the news Sunday afternoon and confirmed the Ottawa case had contact with someone who had recently traveled from the UK.
<b>COVID-19:</b> Reading Harry Potter in a new light during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: Reading Harry Potter in a new light during the coronavirus pandemic

Harry Potter’s adventures take on a new significance during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> The pandemic has been a test of faith for believers

COVID-19: The pandemic has been a test of faith for believers

This fall, a coalition of Christian research organizations surveyed 1,269 churches and ministries and found 80 per cent were offering online services
<b>CANADA:</b> Eating disorders in athletes on the rise amid COVID-19

CANADA: Eating disorders in athletes on the rise amid COVID-19

Studies have shown that feelings of helplessness and fear of loss of control are often at the centre of disordered eating, which sheds light on why, with COVID-19 wiping out any sense of certainty in 2020, unhealthy eating is on the rise among Canadian athletes.
<b>CANADA:</b> Advocates say inmates should get speedy access to COVID-19 vaccine

CANADA: Advocates say inmates should get speedy access to COVID-19 vaccine

The Correctional Service of Canada said that, as of Monday, there were a total of 201 active COVID-19 cases in federal prisons
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario to receive 53,000 Moderna vaccine doses by end of December

COVID-19: Ontario to receive 53,000 Moderna vaccine doses by end of December

A spokeswoman for Ontario's health minister says the province expects to receive the doses next week and they will first be taken to long-term care homes
<b>CANADA:</b> Churches look for ways to evoke a true Christmas mass in COVID-19 pandemic

CANADA: Churches look for ways to evoke a true Christmas mass in COVID-19 pandemic

Some of the most powerful elements of Christmas mass just aren’t the same outside the church