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<b>CANADA:</b> Cancel travel plans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians

CANADA: Cancel travel plans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians

Trudeau says a single case imported from abroad is a case too many
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 'You don't want to fall into that three per cent category,' says Toronto ICU doctor

ONTARIO: 'You don't want to fall into that three per cent category,' says Toronto ICU doctor

Before COVID, Dr. Spiegelman says they've never seen patients' oxygen levels plummet so quickly
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Scientists launch social media campaign to counter COVID-19 misinformation

ONTARIO: Scientists launch social media campaign to counter COVID-19 misinformation

The campaign team says in a news release that it emerged from conversations between Nova Scotia Sen. Stan Kutcher and Timothy Caulfield, Canadian research chair in health law and policy at the University of Alberta
<b>COVID-19:</b> Drug users at greater risk of dying as services scale back in second wave of pandemic

COVID-19: Drug users at greater risk of dying as services scale back in second wave of pandemic

Curfews, combined with a more lethal drug supplies, curtailed services, have sent addictions services scrambling to help users across the country as overdoses and death toll numbers continue to rise
<b>WORLD:</b> Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

WORLD: Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

King conducted an estimated 50,000 on-air interviews throughout his 50-year career
VILLAGE ARCADE: NieR:Automata's biggest fans drop thousands of dollars on rare collectible statue

VILLAGE ARCADE: NieR:Automata's biggest fans drop thousands of dollars on rare collectible statue

Square Enix bets emotional connection will compel enough people to buy this gaming collectible. They might be right.
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canadian tech companies pledge to give staff time to get vaccinations

COVID-19: Canadian tech companies pledge to give staff time to get vaccinations

They say they are keen on giving workers the time because vaccinations are more important than business as usual
<b>CANADA:</b> Panel of experts appointed to help lead Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry

CANADA: Panel of experts appointed to help lead Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry

The inquiry has also appointed a community liaison, a mental health expert, an investigations co-ordinator and an expert in charge of research
<b>CANADA:</b> Parcel onslaught continues for postal workers

CANADA: Parcel onslaught continues for postal workers

'Usually, we get a slowdown and I range around 50 to 55 parcels for about a month before they start going back up and yesterday I had 130 so it is a big difference'
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Long-term care residents told commission prolonged isolation is 'inhumane'

ONTARIO: Long-term care residents told commission prolonged isolation is 'inhumane'

Currently, 251 of the province's 626 long-term care homes are reporting an outbreak of COVID-19