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Mississauga Canada Post worksite hit by COVID-19 outbreak excluded from provincial inspections

TORONTO — Ontario labour inspectors are homing in on warehouses and distribution centres, but the site of a major workplace COVID-19 outbreak isn’t included in...

Quebec reports 805 new coronavirus cases, 11 additional deaths

Quebec is reporting 805 new cases and 11 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus pandemic Monday.Two of those deaths took place in the...

COVID-19 vaccines cut risk of severe infection, Scotland study shows 

Scotland’s vaccination drive appears to be markedly reducing the risk of hospitalisation for COVID-19, suggesting that both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca shots are highly...

Ontario reports more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases, 11 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,058 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 294,144.Monday’s case count is slightly lower than Sunday’s which saw...

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ warn of ongoing health issues months after diagnosis

For many Canadians, the symptoms associated with contracting COVID-19 have lasted longer than their 14-day contagious period.Those deemed as ‘long-haulers’ say medical issues keep...

Decade’s worth of Ontario health data finds more severe disease in younger patients

TORONTO — A new study based on a decade’s worth of Ontario health data found more people are facing severe disease, and at a...

No sympathy for snowbirds: Most Canadians support travel restrictions, Ipsos poll finds

As travel restrictions have clipped the wings of many snowbirds hoping to fly south to their Florida homes for the winter, the vast majority...

Canada’s coronavirus variants at ‘critical juncture,’ despite decline in cases: Tam

Canada’s chief public health officer said Sunday that the collective efforts to fight COVID-19 are paying off, even as the country sits at a...

Canadian businesses owned by women taking nearly twice as long to recover from COVID-19

Amanda Munday’s business had just become profitable and hired its ninth staffer when the pandemic hit.Overnight, revenues at her drop-in coworking and childcare space...

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