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Rich get richer, poor poorer: Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities

Rich get richer, poor poorer: Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities

TORONTO — A pair of new reports say Canada is undergoing a "K-shaped recovery," with working-class Canadians going deeper into debt while those at the top prosper.
Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.
How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last? It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover.
UN warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop coronavirus

UN warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop coronavirus

LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the pandemic, dismissing such proposals as “simply unethical.
Alberta town unveils statue of coach who died in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Alberta town unveils statue of coach who died in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

PEACE RIVER, Alta. — A junior hockey coach who was killed in a deadly bus crash that scarred the nation was honoured this weekend with a bronze statue unveiled in the Alberta town where he grew up and coached another team to five league championships.
Applications open for new COVID-19 support programs after hours of technical troubles

Applications open for new COVID-19 support programs after hours of technical troubles

OTTAWA — The federal government says technical difficulties that thwarted some Canadians' efforts to apply for new financial supports on Monday have been solved.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Oct. 12, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Oct. 12, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:17 a.m. EDT on Oct. 12, 2020: There are 182,703 confirmed cases in Canada.
Jean-Paul Langlois tells his family's Residential School story with his art

Jean-Paul Langlois tells his family's Residential School story with his art

The story of colonization within Langlois’ family tree is told in the Escape from the White Witches series
You feel what you eat, says local neurological nutritionist

You feel what you eat, says local neurological nutritionist

Don't discount the importance of a well-balanced diet with lots of good food, explains local neurological nutritionist Katrina Breau.
Silent no longer Part 5: Serving up courage against outdated norms

Silent no longer Part 5: Serving up courage against outdated norms

Young and disenfranchised stand tall against opponents of change