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Calls to reduce COVID isolation for seniors in care as it may do more harm than good

Calls to reduce COVID isolation for seniors in care as it may do more harm than good

MONTREAL — After 10 days of preventive COVID-19 isolation in her room at a Montreal care facility, Joanne Béland's 84-year-old mother has more difficulty moving and expressing herself.
Calls to scrap carbon capture tax credit, COVID treatments : In The News for Jan. 20

Calls to scrap carbon capture tax credit, COVID treatments : In The News for Jan. 20

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 20 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Iqaluit lab techs say they quit over long-standing issues, denied bonus

Iqaluit lab techs say they quit over long-standing issues, denied bonus

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Former laboratory technologists in Iqaluit say their not receiving a bonus given to Nunavut nursing staff led them to resign after years of burnout and a lack of support.

No takers on quiz show question on Prince Edward Island

LOS ANGELES — "What is Prince Edward Island?" Apparently, the brainiac competitors on Wednesday's airing of "Jeopardy!" and its all-time winningest champion host have no idea.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — A Canadian study suggests the antiviral medication remdesivir could have a "modest but significant effect" on COVID-19 patient outcomes, including decreasing the need for mechanical ventilation by appro
COVID-19 antiviral pill incoming as fifth wave's peak in sight for some provinces

COVID-19 antiviral pill incoming as fifth wave's peak in sight for some provinces

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the first shipment of an oral COVID-19 pill is making its way across Canada but is no substitute for vaccination against the rapidly spreading virus.
Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

EDMONTON — Industrial development is helping coyotes move into wolverine country and edge out the rare carnivore despite its fierce reputation, newly published research suggests.
Trudeau promises to support Ukraine as Canadian warship departs for Black Sea

Trudeau promises to support Ukraine as Canadian warship departs for Black Sea

HALIFAX — A Canadian warship departed for Europe and the Black Sea near Russia on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted to fears of a Russian invasion in Ukraine.
Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time.
China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

OTTAWA — A Chinese state-owned telecom firm is pressing for disclosure of federal information to help the company fight Ottawa's order that its Canadian subsidiary be sold or shut down on national security grounds.